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About justinparkerca

Justin is an experienced interior designer/decorator.

The Irreplaceable Wood Fireplace

Other kinds of fireplaces can’t touch the cozy and romantic ambiance of having a traditional, wood fireplace in the home. Also, having a fireplace that doesn’t burn real wood is just something that many people cannot imagine. You may be … Continue reading

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Reasons Why Electric Fireplaces Beat the Rest

When frosty weather starts to roll in, the warm, inviting glow of a fireplace beckons the world indoors. As you look to escape the chill you may be wondering whether a wood burning, gas or electric option would be best. … Continue reading

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Unique Accessories Give Electric Fireplace Character

This electric fireplace gets old-world appeal with a stone surround against a brick wall. Unique touches like the ram’s horn candle holders and carved wood moose give it loads of character, and candles crank up the ambience.

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Encourage Family Gatherings With a Great Outdoor Kitchen

While a sunny afternoon is all that’s required for a fun family barbecue, many homeowners enjoy the novelty of outdoor kitchens in the privacy of their own backyard. If you are considering one of these unique household features, the following … Continue reading

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Stone Surround for Wood Stove

Natural stone makes a great background for a wood stove. In addition to being fire resistant, stone will absorb heat and radiate it back into your home even after the fire is out.

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The Benefits of Choosing a Wood Burning Stove

Cold weather brings fun outdoor activities like sledding, ice fishing and enjoying fall and winter flora and fauna. After a day, or even just a few minutes, outside, there is a certain joy in curling up around your fireplace and … Continue reading

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Fireplace Buying Guide: Fireplace Installations Like Never Before

For those of us living in colder climates, fireplace season has officially arrived! If you are lucky enough to have a fireplace, you’ve probably already snuggled up to it more than once. If you don’t have one, … more

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