Are you planning to redo the fireplace and give it a fresh new look? Today there are many fashionable Fireplace Surround Ideas you can try to match with your room decor. As modern homes go for quiet and sophisticated looks surrounds are also coming in different designs to give a trendy feel to the fireplace. No more the open-hearth look surrounds with tiles can totally makeover the way your fireplace looks.
If you enjoy the tiled look you can have the surround tiled to give it a rich and neat setting in your room. The covered glass front style design of a modern fireplace also looks great with a stacked stone fireplace surround. You can go for thick borders for the surround if you have a large room, or stick to a narrow and elegant border in a small space. Once you have tiled the surround using a combination of patterned tiles you can try decor ideas such as fresh pots of flowers above the mantel. Many old style memorial fireplaces have marble borders with text engraved on them. If you love the historic designs of older eras you can try the neo-classical look for your fireplace surround. White marble finish surrounds complete with statues and ornate pillars can bring a touch of Roman architecture to your room. You can go for light or dark shaded fireplace surrounds depending on whether you want to highlight your fireplace or tone it down. With a stylish tiled surround for your fireplace you can have a decent spot for parties and get-together with friends as you enjoy the warmth. Costly though tiling the surround is, it can make your fireplace trendy and fashionable.
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