Prior to the renovation, the fireplace brick was a plain, drab color. Kitchen Cousins Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri painted the brick and the mantel in bright white for a stronger visual impact. The firewood holder is a welded steel box with plates attached at the top and mid-point for structural support. An oversized wall clock is made from reclaimed wood, while a five-piece modular sectional sofa makes for a comfy spot to relax.
The HGTV Smart Home 2014 open plan kitchen leads to the spacious great room with vaulted white ceilings. A floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace creates a bold focal point that can be seen from the kitchen. The bright green mantel art adds a pop of vibrant color in the space.