Mar 152019
 
Real Stone Fireplace Finished With a Faux Mantel

A homeowner’s new stone fireplace was beautifully finished with a Custom Rough Hewn mantel — demonstrating how realistic our faux wood products look, even when paired with natural materials. ‘Going faux’ is an increasingly popular design decision, both for customers of FauxWoodBeams.com and our sister site, FauxPanels.com. Technology and innovation continues to make our faux Read More…

Mar 012019
 
How to Frame an Open Plan Living Room

We recently received these awesome before and after photos from a customer who framed their open plan living room with one of our Custom Timber Beams. There’s no question that open-plan living is one of the highlights of modern design. Back in the “old days” – as recently as the 1980s – homes had such Read More…

Feb 222019
 
Vaulted Ceiling Remodel: One Beam Makes All the Difference

This vaulted ceiling remodel demonstrates how the subtle addition of a single decorative element can make a big difference to the entire feel of a room. We’ve showcased some incredible beam designs over the years, including elaborate trusses and stunning exterior arches, but we’ll always have a fondness for one of the essential elements of Read More…

Feb 152019
 
Light and Dark: Accenting a Vaulted Ceiling with Exposed Beams

These project photos show a vaulted ceiling remodeled with exposed beams, demonstrating how contrasting light and dark colors can make a large room seem even bigger. The room remodeled was the home’s great room – which, as you can see from the ‘before’ pictures, was large and expansive with great natural lighting and a towering Read More…

Feb 082019
 
Living Room Update with Faux Salvaged Beams

This living room update demonstrates the simple elegance of adding our faux salvaged beams to a ceiling. Salvaged wood, also known as reclaimed wood, is one of the hottest commodities in home design at the moment, and a regular sight on shows on HGTV and other networks. Seeing the finished designs – looking both rustic, Read More…