Oct 202017
 
Updating a Tile Fireplace with Some Fall Flavor

Travis from Kansas City, MO recently updated his tile fireplace using faux panels. See the before and after photos of this fantastic makeover full of fall flavor. We love all our new customers – but treasure our existing ones. That’s why we were thrilled to receive these pictures from return customer Travis. He’d already used Read More…

Sep 292017
 
Fireplace Backdrop with Stacked Stone Style

In so many of the customer designs we see, our panels are installed front-and-center. In this fireplace backdrop project, they take a subtle, yet beautiful backseat. Back in my early days as a designer, I heard a piece of advice that stuck with me: You don’t want anybody to walk into a room and see Read More…

Jun 022017
 
DIY Fireplace Remodel with Random Rock

Last month we wrote about How to Resurface a Fireplace with the Look of Stone or Brick, and this month we were sent some photos from a FauxPanels.com customer who their own DIY fireplace remodel – with Wellington Random Rock panels, in Washed Bisque. We love this particular project, because it’s a beautifully subtle use of Read More…

May 122017
 
How to Reface a Fireplace with the Look of Stone or Brick

Character combines with functionality when you reface a fireplace with faux panels. One of the reasons our stone, brick and wood style panels are popular is because modern building techniques have largely eliminated the need to use the real versions of these materials – but they still look great! In fact, sometimes there are perfectly practical Read More…

Feb 102017
 
Covering a Brick Fireplace: Easy Do-It-Yourself Project

While completely renovating his living room and kitchen, customer Scott Tomlinson needed a DIY solution to cover his outdated brick fireplace. He found the answer with FauxPanels.com and sent us these great photos of how it turned out.  One of the features of our panels is how easy they are to install. That being said, a Read More…

Jan 272017
 
Fast and Fantastic! Fireplace Wall Created in Two Weekends

Fauxpanels.com customer Dan sent in pictures of his recent fireplace wall project, and it’s a good baseline for how long it takes to install our panels. “I wanted to send off some photos of my completed project, using Norwich Colorado Stacked Stone in Cajun.” In the email accompanying the pictures, he explained: “I found the Read More…

Jan 062017
 
Building a Fireplace Surround from Scratch

FauxPanels are popular for use in remodeling or building fireplace surrounds – and one of the most frequently asked questions we get is how to do that. Obviously, it depends on the type of fireplace you want – but this great example was sent to us by Ron and Michelle Malchow of Nebraska. They wanted a beautiful stone fireplace Read More…

Oct 142016
 
Refacing a Fireplace That's Up to Code

Refacing a fireplace may seem like a pretty straightforward project for a homeowner – like Katie Bebout-Rudy who wanted to add the look of real stone and wood to create a more classic feel for her modern home. But there was an unexpected speed bump in getting her project completed, which Katie explained in her email to us: Read More…

Sep 092016
 
2-for-1 Remodel: Fireplace and Powder Room Accent Walls

Jolene and Scott Johnston from Fishers, IN recently sent us pictures of their newly completed project. In this 2-for-1 remodel, Jolene and Scott used the same style of panels to create accent walls around their living room fireplace and behind the sink in the small adjacent bathroom.  “Thank you for your wonderful products,” Jole writes, in the email Read More…

Jul 292016
 
Interior Chimney with a New Stacked Stone Finish

A homeowner in North Dakota recently sent us a picture of a newly-finished project – remodeling his fireplace and interior chimney with a stacked stone finish. North Dakota might be the fourth least sparsely populated state in the Union, but that’s changing. Rich in natural resources, more and more people have been moving there in recent years in Read More…