FLEXIBLE AMBIANCE A linear fireplace is a great addition to a family room! Fitting seamlessly into the built-in unit, the fireplace offers a cosy ambiance and warmth as needed. This particular fireplace features the new Valor HeatSmart System which actually redirects heat, reducing the surface temperature above the fireplace. This allows designers improved flexibility with materials and also allows TVs and paintings to be mounted above the fireplace without worry of heat damage.

A PERSONAL TOUCH Favourite books, collectibles from past travels and framed photos are all great ways to add a personal touch to your décor. We love how this homeowner used books in a variety of beachy colours to create a coordinated look without being too matchy! If your books don’t coordinate with your décor, you can easily recover them (visit to learn how).

KEEP IT TIDY Glass and open shelves help create an open and airy feel but don’t leave many options for storage. Storage boxes and wicker baskets work together to provide plenty of storage while maintaining a tidy, clean space. Using the same simple storage boxes throughout the lower cabinets allows storage to blend in without distracting from the décor of the room.

piecesPATTERN When choosing an accent chair, select one with an interesting pattern in neutral colours. This will give the room visual interest without having to commit to a specific colour scheme.


Recreate this great look with a few fantastic decor pieces we love:

Chair, Bassett Furniture

Whale Tale, Wayfair

Octopus Pillow, Naked Decor

Fjalla Box with Lid, IKEA

Vases, West Elm


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