fireplace and shelves

floating "built-in" shelves in alcoves to either side of fire place; lower cabinets with punch tin fronts to store stereo & speakers; upper cabinets for books & knick-knacks; largest spacing between shelves is

brights with a pop of yellow

brights and cheerful living room with a pop of yellow. home decor and interior decorating ideas

Interior: A Victorian home with global flair - Calming neutrals are layered for visual interest in the living room. This is a grown-up space where kids are welcome to enjoy the fire or play a game of dominoes, but nothing rough enough to disrupt Sunday morning’s paper and coffee.

Interior: A Victorian home with global flair

sofa nook, layered rugs, and fresh pops of color inspired by the stained glass window in this living room

Dining room hearth could be re tiled in black and white as cohesive link to entrance hall. Or use white only off cuts from entrance hall cut to size if pattern too fussy.

Lovely Victorian Hearth idea, we'd use our Victorian Floor Tile Collection from Original Style to create this look.

Fireplace surround

Take a tour of this 1960s house in Yorkshire

Wall colour with painted edwardian fire surround. More striking than I had planned. Victorian/Edwardian fireplace with log burner- a contemporary look

would love to build shelves around my fireplace like these.

A Years Worth of Style: Top House Tours of January 2011