The new fireplace surround features the same travertine that was used in the kitchen. The mantel was fashioned from an 80-year-old Douglas fir beam that purchased for $25 at the local salvaged building center.
The fireplace is the focal point in this serene sitting room. A mosaic tile surround gives way to a wavy wood overlay that adds a striking sense of movement to room. Below, pretty throw pillows add cushion and color to the stone hearth. The neutral palette makes the space feel calm and sophisticated.
Shiplap is a uniting design element in this living room, cladding the fireplace surround and vaulted ceiling. The horizontal lines are echoed in the extended-length mantel and the base of the built-in window seat and are continued throughout the open living space, which includes the kitchen.
A wall-mounted fireplace makes a dinner gathering more intimate and cozy, and the stone facade brings a natural touch to the modern gas fireplace. The warm, inviting look is complete with soft lighting, rich walls and comfortable seating. A neutral area rug and light hardwood flooring anchor the space.
A white marble fireplace surround serves as a focal point in this open transitional living room. The dark hardwood floor is complemented by a dark wood coffee table, while the white sofa provides welcome contrast.
Pairing antiques and imported gems from around the globe, this space pushes the boundaries of modern eclecticism. A distressed fireplace surround and curved, double-seated bench with an Old World vibe complete the eclectic design.
This cozy living room mixes traditional and contemporary elements for a classic yet updated feel. The hardwood fireplace surround and built-in bookshelves are the visual highlight of the room, warming the space with their rich brown hue.
A marble fireplace with a white mantel is the focal point of this formal living room. Another of the room's unique features — the tone-on-tone wallpaper — creates subtle depth amongst similar colors. The black leather armchair with a high back is unexpected and regal.