Debbie Talianko placed color and accents strategically around the room to highlight a coastal theme. The distressed mirror creates a focal point on the whitewashed fireplace, while two armchairs with striped pillows are part of a foursome that complete the conversation area.
By using matching or complementary veneer materials to that of the home on this courtyard fireplace feature, it allowed it to blend harmoniously. The Spanish Cotto Terra Cotta is used as the mantle and hearth, with the antique brick veneer surrounding the fireplace box and the base of the view-port openings. However, it was the plantings that provided the critical contrast in colors and offered a serene atmosphere to this outdoor 'room'.
Although simple in design, the wrought iron crossing over the wall openings matched the wrought iron on the Juliet balconies.
To give the room's design a bit of symmetry, designers added identical black, console tables, art, table lamps and geometric sculptures to either side of the fireplace. The table lamps have the rustic "X" design in them that nod to the countertop design in the kitchen.
A sleek fireplace with a stunning marble and wood surround visually and physically warms this clean, contemporary bedroom. A lovely desk and matching chair provide a small workspace, and a chandelier crowns the room with sophistication.
The screened-in porch has a stone fireplace and a swing for lazy days and chilly nights. Designers used a a semi-transparent gray stain for the ceiling's wood paneling that allows the wood grain to be visible and matches the tones of the stonework.
The red color palette of this Colonial style bedroom pairs with the warm tones of the wooden fireplace and mantel. Two gray armchairs match the sheer window treatments and sit comfortably in front of the hearth.
The fireplace screen captures a natural, modern aesthetic and mimics the look of branches, coordinating with the wood slab coffee table. Hardwood fireplace surround, a floating mantel and a matching wooden armchair complete the design.
To the left of the pool house, matching armchairs and a sofa create a casual entertaining space. A stone fireplace centers the deck, with a TV for watching the Big Game or catching a movie in the evening.
This modern fireplace features custom touches that turn it into a focal point of this Texas living room. Stacked stone matches stone used on the exterior of the home. Decorative wood above the mantel serves as an art piece in and of itself, while narrow glass shelves display collected art glass. Copper on either side of the fire box adds warmth and reflects the firelight.
This outdoor fireplace is a stunning focal point, while also being a functional place to cook outdoors. The stone of the fireplace matches the stone of the adjacent columns, making the outdoor space feel cohesive.