34 Beautiful Stone Fireplaces That Rock

The fireplace will be a focal point no matter what but more so if it features an interesting design and a selection of materials that stand out such as stone for example. Stone fireplaces can be stylish and trendy, rustic and cozy or classy and elegant. Either way, they always rock.

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A stone fireplace can sometimes look better if it hides its true nature behind a layer of white paint. This before and after example illustrates how much can a stone fireplace change and how easily it can change style during the process. It went from looking old and rustic to being chic and versatile, able to look stunning even in a modern setting.{found on greigedesign}.

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If you decide to give your old stone fireplace a makeover using paint, you need to be careful when choosing the products so that the end result matches the style and the look you initially had in mind. A fireplace can go from being outdated and multicolored to having a fresh, clean and modern look. Use a primer and paint combo along with a paintbrush and a roller to update this beautiful feature.{found on joysofhome}.

Twisted designs.

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These fireplaces have very creative designs. The stones were arranged in such a way that they form swirls and twist around the beams. The fireplace takes over the wall and completely transforms it.

Log home fireplaces.

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Stone fireplaces are gorgeous no matter what but they do look more comfortable in log homes. These cozy retreats offer the perfect setting for these imposing fireplaces. Usually the mantel can also be a log to emphasize the connection.

Neatly stacked stones.

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The way the stones are stacked on a fireplace can make all the difference. When they’re stacked in clean, straight lines, just like bricks, the fireplace gets a simple and classical look. It can even look modern the whole design is neat.

Big stone fireplaces.

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The use of big stones to build a fireplaces gives the design a rustic look because it doesn’t feature that mad attention to detail that most modern designs do. Robust and imposing, the fireplaces look more inviting and cozy than ever and are perfect for cabins.

Outdoor fireplaces.

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Stone fireplaces look more natural outdoors and they bring a different kind of coziness and comfort to the space. They also feature different types of designs and the shapes can vary, perhaps more than in the case of indoor fireplaces.

More beautiful ideas.

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The best place for a fireplace is the living room. This one has a wraparound design and the seating area was organized around it.

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The master bedroom can also nicely accommodate a fireplace. The stonework is really beautiful here and the color and texture match the décor of the room.

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This traditional living room has a cottage-like feel and the stone fireplace gives it a cozy and inviting feel. The fireplace stands out both with its design and its color which contrasts with the white walls and ceiling.

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The mosaic on the stone fireplace wall is rather simple but eye-catching. The accent pillows emphasize the pattern and the colors used there.

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There are also ways to make a stone fireplace blend in and become a natural part of the interior décor. This fireplace wall, for example, continues until it reaches the ceiling and has a color which matches the palette chosen for the room.

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Stone fireplaces are usually rustic but they can also be a part of contemporary interior designs. This modern living room feature a fireplace with a simple and chic design.

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A stone fireplace is a nice addition to a seaside escape. Here, the nautical theme and the rusticity of the stone wall seamlessly combine and the result is a balanced décor.

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You can find ways to add accent elements that match the stone fireplace such as this traditional area rug for example which has a color very similar to that of the fireplace.

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Here we have a bedroom with an interesting interior design that combined rustic and modern elements. It has exposed wooden beams on the ceiling and a stone fireplace.

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Depending on the type of stone you use for the fireplace, you can choose from a variety of color palettes to surround it with. Here, for example, blue was a great choice and it was combined with green and yellow accents.

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A very chic fireplace made of river rock cultured stone, perfect for this cozy and elegant seating area. The white bookcase and the mantle create a nice balanced look.

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A large porch requires a more elaborate fireplace. This one is made of stone and it’s quite impressive. I imagine it must be very cozy and comfortable to sit there in a rocking chair and look out the window.

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A traditional stone fireplace with a twist. The fireplace wall has an unusual shape. The curved lines give it a unique allure although it remains rustic and simple in its essence. The wood mantel has a chocolate brown stain and matches the armchairs.

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Stone fireplaces are perfect for the outdoors. Here’s a great example of a rustic patio. It has a seating area around the fireplace and an outdoor dining area. The views are also amazing.

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A beautiful rustic porch with a stone fireplace to keep everyone warm when its cold outside. Have a seat, get cozy and look at the marvelous views surrounding you.

Important tips!

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Whether you’re designing a stone fireplace to include it in your home or whether you’re planning to give your old fireplace a makeover, there are a few important things to take into consideration. For example, the type and color of stone. River rock, stacked stone and fieldstone are just a few examples. Pick the one that best suits your home and your personal preferences. Of course, you can also combine two or more types of stone.{found on drivenbydecor}.

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Decide whether or not you want a mantel for your fireplace. If you want one, then it would have to complement the type of stone you’ve chosen for the fireplace. The mantel can be made of various mantel, including stone so examine all the options before you make a choice. Wood is a classy option and it goes with pretty much everything.

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Apart from the mantel, you can also accessorize your fireplace with a stone trim which is embedded in its design. In this case there are also several options to choose from. You can opt for an arch to surround the fireplace opening or for a row of single-height trim stones above the opening for a simpler look.

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