Rate This Remodel: Manhattan Beach fireplace

Written By: Kathy Price-Robinson - May• 10•07

NoblefireplaceAfter moving to the U.S. from England several years ago, Kara Noble and her husband took on a 1940s Manhattan Beach bungalow that had been infused with way too much 1970s vibe.

Part of their challenge was updating a paint-specked brick fireplace (below).

Noblefireplacebefore

How do you think they did with it?


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5 Comments

  1. David Kean says:

    I think it looks great! Not overly traditional or modern. Will work well with any decor. Good job.

  2. nick frew says:

    i am so glad they didn’t use granite – just concrete. great cheap idea. i like the modern fire balls too.
    8 out of 10
    nick

  3. Bob the Builder says:

    Grand job. 10 out of 10. Could not have done a better job myself.

  4. Sean says:

    It desperately needs a mantle, otherwise looks good.

  5. Largine says:

    i think it’s looking superb not overly. doing great.

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