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What are some ideas for tiling around a fireplace?

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Shiny black tile modernizes a traditional white fireplace mantle. White pebble tiles with a natural wood mantel is a seamless contemporary idea. Repeating patterns in a floor-to-ceiling surround is another creative design.

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Use tile designs to focus attention on the fireplace, or blend the tiles into the room decor. Small patterned tiles with a white mantle bring attention to the hearth. Also, a white mantle stands out when colored tiles match wall paint. Floor-to-ceiling tiles in neutral colors blend seamlessly with a modern hearth.

With a narrow mantle, elongated glass tiles in a horizontal pattern are visually interesting while integrating with the wall. For a fireplace in a room with intricate molding, tiles in neutral colors are an option.

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