The brightly colored ceramic tiles add Mexican flair to this outdoor fireplace by Astleford Interiors. You could do the same thing indoors – and a similar approach, with Fiestaware-colored squares or a red-white-and-blue pattern for an American Country look.
On HGTV Star episode 804, a fireplace in the home of Giovanna and Eric Lawrence is updated from drab brown by designers Tiffany Brooks, Boris Eckey, and Jeribai Tascoe. The fireplace's new warm gray paint blends with the dining room's gray walls, creating the illusion of a larger room.
This transitional dining room includes a mock fireplace made with a wood mantel and a wood burning stove and a traditional dining table. Black and white accessories and wall art add elegance to the space.
This elegant dining room with a crystal chandelier combines contemporary and classic design. A metallic chest and floor-length light blue curtains frame the stone fireplace. The luxury dining room, designed by Suzanne Kasler for a Southeastern Designer Showhouse in Atlanta, also features an oval dining table and chairs with nailhead trim.
A large stone fireplace from Renaissance anchors the dining room, giving it the air of a medieval castle. A double-pedestal dining table in burl walnut and olive ash from New Classics can seat up to twelve. An organic wooden tureen filled with flowers is a lively centerpiece.