The exposed brick wall and fireplace were painted white to create a fresh backdrop for this midcentury modern family room. Colorful accessories decorate the mantel and wall, adding personality and pizzazz.
An unadorned wood mantel and a white brick wall add simple style to this living space, letting the traditional fireplace take center stage. A pair of striped armchairs flanks the fireplace, creating a cozy seating area.
This neutral living room is decorated in a transitional style that mixes black and white furniture with plaid throw pillows to add pattern to the space. A red-brick fireplace surrounded by a white mantel adds a traditional touch, while an open doorway makes for an easy flow in between the living room and dining room.
White beadboard surrounds the living room, creating a crisp slate for this cozy space. A neutral upholstered sofa and chair create an intimate sitting area around a large fireplace. The red brick fireplace surround and a wood mantel create an inviting focal point decorated with a red metal star and black lanterns.
The existing fireplace in this midcentury modern home was given a fresh update by painting the dull brown brick surround a bright, light-reflecting white -- an easy, low-cost update. A wooden mantel was added, making the space look fresh and modern without replacing the entire fireplace.
As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, Chip and Joanna removed the brick from the home's original fireplace and replaced it with Texas limestone and installed a simple, wood beam mantel to create a focal point in this elegant space. To create a cleaner look, the trim around each of the doors was removed and the walls were painted a modern beige to warm the space.
This traditional living space is lined with dark-stained recessed-paneled walls and built-in bookcases. The rich-wood look is continued with the fireplace mantel, coffee table and display column. A tufted leather chair, red upholstered furniture, gold accessories and the decorative fireplace screen add to the upscale, Tudor-style vibe.
Replacing the heavy brick mantel with a hand-carved washed wood mantel and ledge stone hearth creates a contemporary, cozy and inviting room. A quatrefoil window was added to create visual interest while bringing in another natural light source. A stylish bar is perfect for entertaining and the bar top repeats the ledge stone from the fireplace mantel creating visual continuity and connectivity. The lucite barstool backs keep it light and allow the eye to move easily throughout the space. A blue sectional and comfy club chairs are perfect for entertaining or snuggling.
A traditional neutral sofa, midcentury modern brown leather chairs and upholstered contemporary stools make up the seating in this bright and breezy living room. A natural wood coffee table with decorative iron legs is centered in the seating. A black and white wave painting tops the white mantel over a red brick fireplace.
Decorative throw pillows add green and blue accents to the attractive neutral design of this contemporary living room. A white mantel frames the black brick fireplace surround. A pair of patterned gray armchairs face into the modern plastic coffee table. A gray shag rug adds additional texture.
A brick raised hearth and fireplace surround create a textural contrast to the traditional white mantel above. White french doors let in natural light from two different walls for a bright atmosphere. A brown leather sofa and a striped armchair provide comfortable seating facing the fireplace.
A covered outdoor room in Atlanta serves as a shady place for dining al fresco and resting, even outfitted with a twin bed. It was designed by Beth Webb. The English country-style space also has a fireplace, beadboard ceiling and blue accents.