17 October 2011

in progress...

after a few design tweaks, like adding cabinets to the lower half of our built-ins, and increasing the size of the marble surround to meet code (and changing color from creamy carrera to negro marquina), our client's fireplace remodel is start to look like something...

before:

the inspiration drawing:

an "on the fly" drawing to clear up some design details:


selecting a slab at the marble yard (many slabs at many yards rejected):

marking the cuts:

and marble installed: with rough framing for painted wood mantel (mantel will be white, wall color to be determined):
we love when projects go from drawing board to taking shape in reality!  finished product soon... (not soon enough for our client who is more than ready to have their room converted back to a usable room from a work shop! but you can't have beauty without pain, right?)

7 comments:

Teresa at Splendid Sass said...

Wow, what a difference, Christian! Beautiful.
Teresa
xoxo

Debbie said...

love seeing some of your designs again! Always my favorite part of your blog.

Kristina Gulino said...

Remodels are so fun, but it's sometimes excrutiating! I remember back at my parents when our showers were being completely ripped out (from fiberglass tubs to tiled showers-only) and it was crazy trying to use the room with everything going on! But afterwards it was so dreamy. Can't wait to see the results!

Kristina Gulino
something2writeabout.wordpress.com

Lisa Borgnes Giramonti said...

so pretty...what a talented man you are! xxx

Kellie Collis said...

Looking lovely! I cannot wait to see how it looks when it's finished. Have a fabulous day, Kellie xx

Amanda Hill said...

Just stumbled onto your blog! Seriously such great work...I am for sure becoming a new follower to check out all your new stuff :) xoxo.

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