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Olde-Style Den

The fireplace in this roomy interior hinted at what the space could become.

"The dark brick, dated paneling and heavy ceiling beams made our den feel more like a hunting lodge or a dungeon rather than a space to hang out and relax," says Sherry Petersik, co-author of the popular blog, Young House Love.

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