I Like Fireplaces

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    Feeling Warm By A Fireplace..

    to sit by a fireplace ,put ur hands near and feel warm. to read there.. i just like fireplaces..
    amysangels amysangels
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 25, 2010

    Antique Mantelpiece

    We have lived in our home for 22 years.  Our family room fireplace was sourrounded by decorative molding, but no mantlepiece.  It was sort of modern, and did not fit with our taste in antiques and comfy furniture.  Last fall we found an antique maple 19th Century...
    m2mdad m2mdad
    61-65, M
    May 21, 2010

    Outdoor Fireplaces. "chimney'a"

    I like fireplaces so much I make them for outdoor use. I call them Chimney'a.  Here are just a few that I have built..
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 2, 2012

    Old House

    A few years ago we bought an 1890 house in need of a bit of TLC. It has 7 chimneys - each of the 4 bedrooms originally had a fireplace. We wanted to keep the house as much in character as possible, however two bedroom fires had already gone and the remaining two weren't very...
    rubeus rubeus
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2010

    A Real Fire

    There's nothing as comforting as a real fire on a cold winter's evening- the glow of the flames warms the soul as well as the body. Can't imagine switching on a gas fire for heat - I know its convenient but it just isnt the same.
    liquidamber liquidamber
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Jan 18, 2010

    Drift

    TV is on.  The fireplace too. My eyes keep on drifting to the ever changing flames.
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    Apr 27, 2010

    Fireplace

    I love fireplaces.  Especially in the winter, when it is cold and getting on the couch or on the floor with many blankets with a nice cup of coco, watching the fire and flames, it is romantic and peaceful.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Feb 26, 2011

    On Second Thought....

    I find that fireplaces are nice in theory.  They can be romantic, heat the house, and save on the heating bill.  But they require more maintenance than I do.  LOL 1. every hour or so you have to get up and put more wood on it 2. there's the...
    lydialondon lydialondon
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Dec 23, 2009

    Antique Mantelpiece

    We have lived in our home for 22 years.  Our family room fireplace was sourrounded by decorative molding, but no mantlepiece.  It was sort of modern, and did not fit with our taste in antiques and comfy furniture.  Last fall we found an antique maple 19th Century...
    m2mdad m2mdad
    61-65, M
    May 21, 2010
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