March 25th, 2013. Fireplaces, Fireplace Design Ideas For Classic Houses.
Having a house with classic style will be great too if you prepare some fireplace design ideas for your house. What is a classic house without fireplace, honestly? Fireplace is what makes a house looking great and elegant. Most houses with fireplace are those with wide space because usually fireplace holds and requires spaces too. Many people use electric fireplace to replace conventional one because factually, burning woods inside your house will be less favorable activity you will do.
Fireplace is located in living room. Because in ancient times, it used for people to gather family members and have family activities, like exchanging stories and so on. Lighting was centered in fireplace area, so that would be most favorite spot people want to gather because it spreads warmth from the fire. Now since the invention of electricity not many people use fireplace, especially conventional one because people can use lamp and if they want to get fireplace they can have electric one that can be triggered like a match.
One of my uncle has fireplace, but he only uses that as means of decoration. We live in tropical country, which is very unlikely to have fireplace, but him and his wife like the idea of hanging presents around fireplace and the idea thrills their kids too. Nowadays you can have fireplace in dining room to add festive feeling or add fireplace in living room, with other stuffs of furniture on top of the fireplace. Like TV set, or maybe pictures of your previous holidays.
Not so many people have classic themed house but with modern style of design you can mix and match the classic style of having fireplace with modern furniture and pieces of decoration. Attach it on the fireplace and some people will instantly notice it. Fireplace is still favorite part of a house in european countries or countries with colder climate, because they will be eneding that during winter times.Classic Fireplace Design