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Fireplace Design Ideas

Planning on remodeling your home? Just trying to update a single room and trying to figure out what’s missing? While the color scheme and flooring are important, don’t overlook the “extra” design elements—pieces that can enhance the space or even act as a beautiful focal point.

Have you considered a fireplace? Not only are they appropriate for the winter, but they can easily improve the aesthetic of a room. Whether you want to install a new fireplace or replace an old one that is making your space feel outdated, the Wentworth design-build team can help.

Fireplace Pictures: Design Inspiration for Your Home

We have experience incorporating fireplaces into remodels—from formal living rooms to modern great rooms to bedrooms. Browse the photos below to get fireplace ideas for your own home!

Fireplace in Bedroom

If your bedroom has the space, installing a fireplace can add character. In this bedroom, the Silestone hearth, outer surround, and mantel contrast nicely with not only the light inner stone surround but also the blue and white walls—and the silver pieces complement the other décor pieces in the room.

Living Room Fireplace

The new fireplace helps complement the overall design of this formal, traditional living room. The marble surround helps accent the “classic” look and feel of the room, and the mirror above the mantel matches the fireplace door frames.

Fireplace Ideas

In this living room, the gas fireplace, flanked by custom built-ins, provides a focal point. The black surround matches the furniture and also offsets the white of the mantel, cabinets, shelves, and wall sconces.

Unique Fireplace
Fireplace Before Remodel

This great room had a 21-foot-tall tower of brick at the fireplace wall—the homeowners wanted to change the brick to marble. The new gas fireplace with silver travertine facing and hearth, is more modern yet still retains the elegance of the room. The horizontal veining of the travertine slabs helps offset the vertical dominance of the room and provides visual interest. A “before” picture can be seen on the left.

Home Remodeling in Washington, DC

Visit our photo gallery to see more remodels we have completed, from kitchens to bathrooms to living rooms and everything in between. If you need fireplace remodel ideas, we hope this blog post has been a good resource.

Are you ready to discuss your project and start bringing your dream home to life? Contact Wentworth!

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