early american cooking fireplaces

Brainstorming ways to cover up the AC unit. I like this, but think it'd draw more attention, rather than hide. Golden Branch Fireplace Screen at Neiman Marcus.

There's your ceiling.

Cooking Rumford

Wow, what a hearth. My Gran's cottage in Scotland had a fireplace that she would use to make soup in a pot over the fire on Monday when she would do laundry. It simmered over the fire all day. Custom Colonial Home Reproductions

Walk In Fireplace

Great walk in fireplace


Amazon.com: Colonial Style

Outdoor Fireplace and BBQ

Colonial Christmas

early american style kitchen

Love sitting by the fire with a cup of coffee early in the morning - listening to the birds or owls depending how early it is...... so peaceful


A sage green raised panel wall reveals a simple brick fireplace in this early-19th-century home. Antique pottery is displayed on the mantel.

Early Homes Magazine

Paint bricks this color?!

Great little depiction of a hearth with roasting equipment. Note the large drip pan.

This is basically what I'm thinking... An antique fireplace mantle with either tile or brick in a herringbone pattern like this, but all elevated. It will be FAB

Colonial Kitchen

The homeowners salvaged vintage bricks and worked with a local mason to turn them into a colonial-style fireplace. | Photo: John Gruen