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

Colonial

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

propane

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