What Are Some Design Ideas for Natural Stone Fireplaces?


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A vintage design for natural stone fireplace is to decorate with a reclaimed wood mantel and an antique hearth railing. Another design is to arch stonework around the existing square stone fireplace and cover any revealing metal under the curve with matching stone for a classy, arched look. Enhance the stone fireplace by extending the stone into the rafters or the ceiling for a stunning display.

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Put up a stone fireplace on a lifted foundation with storage space underneath for woodpile and a fireplace crane for functionality and a nostalgic touch. Install a dual-sided stone fireplace on an interior wall to create a beautiful focal point for a family room as well as the kitchen. Accent that with beige or cream walls and upholstery in bold colors for a modern decor. Arrange granite blocks in dry-stack style for a rustic stone fireplace surround.

Surround the stone fireplace with stacked limestone and a hefty wooden mantel to provide ample display space for an array of items. For a Victorian look, install an oversized fieldstone fireplace with oak floors, oak mantel and fir ceiling beams. Decorate the room with an antique chandelier and antique furniture. To achieve an industrial look, surround the fireplace with concrete blocks, and add an exposed steel chimney pipe.

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