Category Archives: Design

Articles on design ideas and news.

What makes a great custom wall unit?

AFTER Munro fireplace wall ~ replace stone & cabinetry with new stone and custom cabinetry

Not every fireplace calls for a custom wall unit, but when it is the right solution, we want to make sure it’s perfect for the client’s needs. What makes a great custom wall unit varies from project to project, but we’ve put together a list of our top considerations. Where’s the TV? When a TV […]

Fireplace Design with Meredith Heron

At Stylish Fireplaces, we work with many talented design professionals. We decided to ask some of them for their thoughts on fireplace design. The following is the input we received from Meredith Heron, of Meredith Heron Design. She’s not shy about sharing her opinions on design, or anything else. Whether you agree or disagree with her ideas, […]

Christmas Mantels: 7 Holiday Fireplace Themes

As fireplace experts, we’re naturally drawn to fireplace decorating and design ideas year-round. However, at Christmas, we’re particularly intrigued by all the many ways that one can embellish fireplace mantels. We’ve broken them down into 7 themes, to help you find your perfect Christmas mantel decor. Christmas Mantels with Flowers Incorporating potted plants, like amaryllis […]

Fireplace Design 101: Wood Paneling

One of the most popular products in our  newToronto-area showroom is wood paneling. Since we covered several display walls in various wood products, we’ve gotten rave reviews. If you’re working on a fireplace design, or any wall that can use a little character, our Made in Canada wood paneling selection is a must-see. If the […]

Bathroom Makeover: Before & After

Your bathroom is the first room you see in the morning and the last one you see before bed. Most of us would agree that we wouldn’t like to live without one. But is your bathroom living up to its important role in your life? Does it make you smile every time you enter the […]