How to Build a Faux Fireplace

This statement-making DIY  faux fireplace was accomplished for less than $600!

Also learn how to transform a builder-basic kitchen island, a walk-in bedroom closet, and traditional doorways.

living room with DIY faux fireplace - Blesser House featured on @Remodelaholic

How to Build a DIY Faux Fireplace

by Lauren of Bless’er House

Hello, I’m Lauren from Bless’er House. I blog all about my adventures to make my new basic builder grade house look like a cozy eclectic cottage on a major budget. You can check out an entire before and after progress home tour over on my blog.

Adding a faux fireplace has been one of my favorite projects! I

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21 Stylish Kitchenettes With Optimized Designs

Kitchenette is the diminutive term for kitchen and that accurately suggests a smaller and more simplified version of a full-sized kitchen. Being so small, kitchenettes don’t include many of the typical appliances, don’t have a pantry and offer a limited amount of storage.

At the same time, their reduced size makes them suitable for spaces such as pool houses, cabins, micro houses, basements, etc. Even though kitchenettes are in many ways inferior to kitchens, that doesn’t mean they can’t be practical or look great. In fact, the following examples show you just how much potential these spaces have when

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