Fireplace Living Room

Fireplace Living Room

1 Of 22 Eclectic AccessoriesAn antique Argentine mirror draws the eye to the impressive limestone fireplace in the living room of a Spanish Colonial Revival. Generous Kent sofas by Hickory Chair, upholstered in Perennials’ Rough ‘N Rowdy, offer comfortable yet chic seating around the custom coffee table. Brass side table from Galerie Negropontes. Louis XVI fauteuils in Galbraith & Paul’s Tulip, a velvet. The walls are painted in Benjamin Moore’s Morning Light. Sisal rug, Fibreworks. Anne Schlechter 2 Of 22 Moroccan TilesThe dining room fireplace in a California home is embellished with fanciful vintage Baguès sconces. William AbranowiczAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Of 22 A Mantel That Blends InDesigner Meg Braff oriented the seating in this Colonial Revival house in Lattingtown, New York, around the fireplace. “When there’s a fireplace in a room, you want to be around it,” Braff says. “You can imagine a fire even if there isn’t one.” A large-scale coffee table from Meg Braff Antiques & Decorations anchors the sofa and the chairs, and a vintage chartreuse leather wing chair adds snap James Merell 4 Of 22 Natural AppealCool evenings make fires a must, even in summer. “There’s a camping-out feel that’s very attractive,” designer Markham Roberts says of this living room in a Pacific Northwest home. At rafter height, galvanized-steel light fixtures with botanical cutouts, designed by the original architect James Cutler, cast a gentle glow on Douglas fir timbers. The custom corner table holds an antique vintner’s bottle lamp from James Sansum Fine and Decorative Art — also the source for the African drum between the chairs — while a Cedric Hartman swing-arm lamp hits a classic modern note. Nelson HancockAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 Of 22 Year-Round FireplaceIn the covered outdoor living room of a 1920s Santa Monica, California, home, designer David Dalton created a relaxing year-round space with insulated Sunbrella curtains and a fireplace decorated with custom Talavera tiles by Mission Tile West. Lisa Romerein 6 Of 22 Sunny Conversation SpaceDesigner Markham Roberts warmed up the “not-so-great room” in this Greenwich, Connecticut, house with tufted fireside chairs of his own design. The designer placed the furniture in groupings throughout the room to make it easier for entertaining big groups of people. “Several intimate arrangements are also the answer for when a family member wants to curl up alone with a cup of tea,” Roberts says. James MerellAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 7 Of 22 Serene, With an EdgeDesigner Benjamin Dhong envisioned the living room in this San Francisco home as a serene retreat. “That’s why the walls are a little darker and there are big lounge chairs by the fireplace,” he says. “At then end of the day, drink in hand, they can put their legs up on that wonderful ottoman. The zebra brings in a tiny bit of edge that doesn’t intrude.” James Merell 8 Of 22 Even in the BathroomIn this Los Angeles home, designer Peter Dunham gave an unexpected twist to this bathroom. “I flipped the positions of the bedroom and bath, which is why the bath now has the fireplace,” he says. “In a rather plan way, it’s extremely sexy and luxe, isn’t it?” With the simple addition of an antique grate, Dunham made a mundane fireplace special. The photo, by Miguel Flores-Vianna, is from Nathan Turner. James MerellAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 9 Of 22 Luxe RooftopAn outdoor fireplace on the roof deck is a big attraction. “We’ve hosted many great parties up there,” architect Gray Davis says of his house in upstate New York. Outdoor furniture by Restoration Hardware. Melanie Acevedo 10 Of 22 A Formal LookIn this formal Alabama living room, Tracery Interiors opted out of traditional furniture in front of the fireplace. “Although we contemplated putting a traditional pair of sofas facing each other in front of the fireplace, we decided on an antique French daybed facing a smaller-scale sofa,” designer Paige Schnell says. “The effect is still balanced and formal, but more interesting than matching pieces would have been.” The firm also swapped a heavy limestone mantel for a more delicate antique surround. James Merell
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Fireplace Living Room

PinterestFacebookPhoto: Richard PowersDuring the freezing winter months, there’s nothing quite like the sound, the smell, and the warmth of a crackling fireplace. Once a necessity for survival, a fireplace is now a decorative element that can add major style (and extra heat) to a living room. A fireplace provides an instant focal point and frequently gives a space symmetry, as well as more space for displaying art and collections. As these rooms from the AD archives prove, there’s a fireplace to suit any decor, from ones with rustic stone surrounds to those with ornate mantels. Click through to see how you can turn up the heat in your own space with a well-appointed fireplace. A ceiling coated in Farrow & Ball’s Setting Plaster paint lends a blushing glow to the living room of Lee and Stuart Rolfe’s Seattle home, which was outfitted by designer Jeffrey Bilhuber. Grouped before the 18th-century Scottish mantel are a round cocktail table by Lucca Antiques and a custom-made lounge chair and sofas; the chandelier is by Démiurge New York, the painting is by Claire Sherman, the mirror is from Lucca & Co., and the rug is by Mitchell Denburg Collection.
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Fireplace Living Room

Photo: Richard PowersDuring the freezing winter months, there’s nothing quite like the sound, the smell, and the warmth of a crackling fireplace. Once a necessity for survival, a fireplace is now a decorative element that can add major style (and extra heat) to a living room. A fireplace provides an instant focal point and frequently gives a space symmetry, as well as more space for displaying art and collections. As these rooms from the AD archives prove, there’s a fireplace to suit any decor, from ones with rustic stone surrounds to those with ornate mantels. Click through to see how you can turn up the heat in your own space with a well-appointed fireplace. A ceiling coated in Farrow & Ball’s Setting Plaster paint lends a blushing glow to the living room of Lee and Stuart Rolfe’s Seattle home, which was outfitted by designer Jeffrey Bilhuber. Grouped before the 18th-century Scottish mantel are a round cocktail table by Lucca Antiques and a custom-made lounge chair and sofas; the chandelier is by Démiurge New York, the painting is by Claire Sherman, the mirror is from Lucca & Co., and the rug is by Mitchell Denburg Collection.
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Fireplace Living Room

During the freezing winter months, there’s nothing quite like the sound, the smell, and the warmth of a crackling fireplace. Once a necessity for survival, a fireplace is now a decorative element that can add major style (and extra heat) to a living room. A fireplace provides an instant focal point and frequently gives a space symmetry, as well as more space for displaying art and collections. As these rooms from the AD archives prove, there’s a fireplace to suit any decor, from ones with rustic stone surrounds to those with ornate mantels. Click through to see how you can turn up the heat in your own space with a well-appointed fireplace. A ceiling coated in Farrow & Ball’s Setting Plaster paint lends a blushing glow to the living room of Lee and Stuart Rolfe’s Seattle home, which was outfitted by designer Jeffrey Bilhuber. Grouped before the 18th-century Scottish mantel are a round cocktail table by Lucca Antiques and a custom-made lounge chair and sofas; the chandelier is by Démiurge New York, the painting is by Claire Sherman, the mirror is from Lucca & Co., and the rug is by Mitchell Denburg Collection.
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Fireplace Living Room

1 Of 41 Pin these ideas!Don’t forget to save these decorating ideas for later! 2 Of 41 In With the OldThe “art” above this fireplace is actually a gate from an old pigpen! Before this 100-year-old Texas home was remodeled, the entire structure was covered with fake rock from the 1970s and surrounded by bookshelves. The owners tore everything out to find this beautiful brick fireplace beneath all the junk. Victoria PearsonAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Of 41 Decorate with Found ItemsThis mantel and the bottles were uncovered in a barn on the property and added to this Virginian home’s rustic farmhouse style. Helen Norman 4 Of 41 Rustic Wood and AntlersThe rustic mantel is made of wood from the homeowner’s grandfather’s farm, adding to her home’s cozy, welcoming feel. Lincoln BarbourAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 Of 41 Bring the Outdoors in with River StoneAs much as the architect of this Alabama home loves natural materials, he also knows there’s a time and place for man-made materials. This fireplace is coated with a sandy plaster finish. “It’s not a material plucked from the ‘outside,’ but it’s made from organic materials, including marble dust and lime, to resemble smooth river stone,” he said. Helen Norman 6 Of 41 Rough-Cut MantelIn this living room, a piece of dead cedar, 1920s corbel, and mismatched tile make the fireplace a dramatic focal point. Courtesy of TouchstoneAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 7 Of 41 Hanging CanvasAround the hearth of this Maine cottage, reclaimed barnwood serves as the perfect spot for a flamingo painting on unstretched canvas, hung in homage to Southwest Harbor’s annual Flamingo Festival. Max Kim-Bee 8 Of 41 New Meets OldThe sunroom’s salvaged casement windows, vintage fireplace surround, and Plexi-Craft coffee table exemplify the owner of this Connecticut farmhouse’s new-meets-old mix. Miki DuisterhofAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 9 Of 41 Vintage PrintsThe owners of this New York house scoured Etsy and eBay for vintage prints and paintings to lean above the mantel, including this secondhand watercolor of cows. Bjorn Wallander 10 Of 41 New York Farmhouse FireplaceThe Windsor chairs in this historical farmhouse are from a vintage store in Hudson, New York. Max Kim-Bee

Fireplace Living Room

Fireplace Living Room
Fireplace Living Room