Jun 132014
 
DIY Apartment Design in NYC with a New Beam Ceiling

A new customer of ours, Renee, recently related her story to us of how she took on a DIY apartment design project in her 17th floor apartment in New York City. Her goal was to give her living room the appearance of having an exposed beam ceiling to complement the apartment’s rustic décor. When she discovered decorative Read More…

Jun 062014
 
Exterior Corbels: Discovering the Missing Design Element

The missing design element on the exterior of many homes can sometimes be hard for their owners to pinpoint.  Exterior corbels, in the experiences of a large number of our customers, have been that very component that their home designs previously lacked. Subtle yet assertive, corbels add a charming and bold impression to any home.  Read More…

May 162014
 
A Faux Beamed Ceiling with Period Furniture to Match

Period furniture gets a faux beamed ceiling to suit it, when an enterprising homeowner adds Timber Beams in Walnut to his living room. Lee Letourneau, from Missouri, collects beautiful furniture. Period, historic or just looking-the-part – each piece in his home has real character; and is steeped in the finest traditions of craftsmanship and artistry. Read More…

May 092014
 
No Trouble with the Curve

Using curved beams in conjunction with straight beams to create a decorative truss can add great dimension to a ceiling design. However, making real wood curved beams is not a simple process, requiring a band saw and a good amount of carpentry skill. Luckily, those of you who want this look but don’t have the Read More…

May 022014
 
From boring to WOW! Fireplace Renovation with a Synthetic Wood Mantel

Another fireplace gets an incredible renovation, thanks to a synthetic wood mantel.  Now that winter’s finally on the way out, a lot of homeowners have the opportunity to remodel their fireplaces (something you can’t do when they’re in use each and every day!) One such homeowner was FauxWoodBeams.com customer Brenda Thomas, from Long Island, New Read More…

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