There are tons of options when it comes to these elements. Depending on your climate, a fireplace might be a great way to add warmth and interest to your living space. There are many options to choose from, so be sure to check all of your options before purchasing. A wood-burning fireplace gives an authentic experience, with enhancing your senses of smell and hearing with the natural soothing crackling. Though a gas fireplace still provides heat without the mess and or smell. A double-sided or corner unit can differentiate from the everyday fireplace. You can also go with a wood stove fireplace if you’re looking for a piece of art. If you want a contemporary touch, veer away from the traditional wood or tile mantel by going with stone, concrete or metal instead.
You can also update a dated brick fireplace very easily, with some fresh paint. It’s inexpensive and can transform a space tremendously. You can also add a fresh new mantle, this can also update a fireplace that you aren’t quite sure what to do with.
Take a look at some of my favorite fireplace looks below. Let me know if you are thinking of updating a dated brick fireplace. Or installing a fresh new one, to update your space. Photos of how your DIY Projects turn out, before and after pics are great too! We love to see all of your ideas.