Curling up in front of a crackling fireplace on a rainy day is one of life's greatest luxuries. Sadly, my current apartment doesn't come equipped with one, but I've gotten so much joy simply glancing through all of the wonderful images of them at Dominomag.com. Since so much emphasis is placed on the mantle this month, I thought I'd round up some of my favorite fireplaces that leave me feeling nice and toasty. Don't you just want to pull up that stool and roast marshmallows? I would sit at this table every morning sipping my coffee and warming my back by the fire. How cozy is that flannel throw and perfectly placed reading lamp? This is such a clever idea for a non-working fireplace (so is this). The white washed bricks lend such a relaxed, beachy feel.
Since I've only shown glimpses of each room (here, here and here), I figured I'd share a few photographs of my not-quite-finished living room. There's still no art on the walls and I've yet to find the perfect pillows and blankets, but I can say with certainty that it now feels ...read more