A 1920s fireplace mantel is the true showpiece of this living room and features a custom-designed fire screen. Gold in the screen is echoed in the glass coffee table and accessories throughout the space.
Two Louis XV reproduction chairs in a soft blue linen create a serene sitting area by the fireplace in this master bedroom. A gold patterned fireplace screen adds a luxurious yet stylish touch, while gorgeous white orchids bring natural life to the space.
A black ventless gas fireplace was made more dramatic with a whitewashed porcelain tile façade in a brick pattern that spans from the floor almost all the way to the ceiling for a clean and modern look. A flat-screen TV with art mode that allows viewing of beautiful works of art placed above the fireplace has a customizable walnut frame that adheres with magnets and helps the TV blend with the rest of the room's decor.
A decorative tile fireplace surround brings a beautiful pattern to the bright, white design of this living room. The white mantle is livened up with indoor plants, metallic vases and a mounted gold mirror. White furniture blends beautifully with the room and showcases the pastel pillows.
"We utilized two dividers in this room — the screen with its starburst pattern provides privacy and a beautiful look-through to a small garden, while the fireplace gives shape and structure to an otherwise open space," say designers Guy and Karen Vidal, owners, Design Vidal, Silver Lake, California.
Patterned aviary textiles create a tropical ambiance in an elegant living room. A traditional wooden hutch is next to a fireplace with a decorative screen in the living room of a decorators' Design House in Macon, Georgia.
This living room combines styles into an eclectic collection of color. A pair of armchairs in gold velvet and a teal blue sofa provide a depth of color in the space. A fireplace with herringbone pattern tile surround and a crystal chandelier provide dual focal points.
A prominent stone fireplace warms this sitting room with patterned furniture. A striped sofa, a leopard print ottoman, leaf-patterened chairs and a box-patterned seat surround the gold-legged coffee table. The striped couch adds thin lines of red, yellow and blue to break up the room's neutral color scheme.
This striking formal living room features a cozy fireplace, dual windows, large gold mirror and eye-catching art. An ornate chandelier, exposed beams and patterned area rug add an extra dose of elegance.
Comfortable black and gold bedding features a circular pattern decorated with patterned throw pillows. A natural stone fireplace adds a beautiful rough texture to the smooth fabrics and shades in the room. Black and neutral curtains are pushed back to reveal the breathtaking view and available balcony access.
Wall art comes in all shapes and sizes, especially if it's a DIY project. This black-and-white piece is inspired by the pattern of an Ikea pillow and uses plywood and paint, by Allison Fannin of Two Thirty-Five Designs. Another affordable idea for a holiday mantel is to place extra ornaments in a glass jar. She also repainted the chair (an estate sale find) in front of the fireplace gold and recovered the cushion.
White walls and a white ceiling combine with a natural hardwood floor and neutral rug for a light and airy look to this living room. Black diamonds in the patterned rug tie in the black from the piano. A light blue leather chair highlights the shades of blue throughout the room decor.
Rebar is highlighted as a design feature in this unique fireplace and repeated in other elements throughout the home. The lighting through the pattern casts dramatic shadows across the textured golden walls. The pocketing glass doors disappear at the touch of a button to create a seamless connection between indoors and outdoors.
The goal with the fireplace was to create an architectural feature with enough visual weight to balance the large scale of the room and trusses. Incorporating industrial and rustic materials, including corten steel, rebar rods and angle iron, was also a key element of the design to tie together the home.The lighting through the pattern casts dramatic shadows across the golden walls, which were upholstered in burlap and then painted over for texture.
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.