After: Bold Color SchemeThe newly exposed fireplace is topped with stained plywood and a new mantel, making it the focal point of the entire first floor. The bold paint color highlights all the dark wood tones in the room.
Mission light fixture (Habitat's Home Improvement)
5x8 area rug (Harrington B) , paint (trim: Baked Clay, American Tradition Signature Colors; walls: Wild Fire, Olympic) (Lowe's)
lampshades, candleholders (Classic Galleries)