Before & After: Gorgeous Fireplace Makeovers

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Having a fireplace is on the must-have list for most people I know that are house-hunting. It’s a focal point around which to anchor a room — other than a television. It welcomes conversation and encourages guests to stay a little while longer. Depending on the shape they’re in, the era they were built and the materials used, not all fireplaces are automatically cohesive in a space. While they seem untouchable and hard to transform because of their size, character or style, there are actually several ways to update and make-over such a prominent element of a space. These 10 Before & Afters showcase what some imagination can do to create cohesion between a homeowner’s style and the fireplace. –Lauren

  1. Kiki says:

    love these series… some of the above are amazing, 3, 5!!!! 7. only 10 seems way too dark ´after’ but also the ´befor’ looks depressing. 1 is like a modern style icon, i want to flop at that table and might never get up again!

  2. KD says:

    We’ve been trying to figure out what to do with our and we can’t seem to agree on what. I’m hoping this will give us some type of direction as top what we need to do. Thanks for this timely post.

  3. Kaitlyn says:

    Love every one of this! Love the details!

  4. Jessica says:

    I love it, every detail is perfectly inline with one another

  5. Juice says:

    Are there any of brick (unpainted) that y’all do like?

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