Heat Up Your Home: Sizzling Fireplace Design Trends

Fireplaces have been a staple of home decor for centuries, but they’re making a comeback as the hottest trend in 2023. With their cozy warmth and inviting ambiance, fireplaces can transform any space into a warm and inviting retreat.

A fireplace is more than just a source of warmth; it’s a focal point that can add style and ambiance to your home. Its design has evolved over the years, offering homeowners a plethora of exciting options to suit their tastes and needs. Whether you’re building a new fireplace or considering a renovation, staying up to date with the latest trends can help you create a sizzling fireplace that elevates the aesthetics and comfort of your space. 

Here are some ideas for how to makeover your existing fireplace and transform it into an eye catching feature in your home.

Adding Stone To your Fireplace

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This three part fireplace makeover was finished off with a product called Airstone which is a lightweight stone product that easily glues in place.  We replaced the old tile with stone.

DIY Fireplace With Built Ins

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If you have been dreaming of adding a fireplace to a dated room in your house, you are going to love this idea for a DIY fireplace with built-ins. Find out how to DIY your own stone fireplace here.

Simple DIY Concrete Hearth Over Tile

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Concrete adds such a chic, modern look to this quirky farmhouse. You are going to love the transformation of this simple project. Find out how to make a concrete hearth here.

Fireplace Mantel In Distress

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With a little paint and some elbow grease, this mantel gets a chic makeover from bland brown to stunning white. Get the details on how to update your fireplace mantel here.

Installing a Wood Mantel On a Stone Fireplace

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Adding a wooden mantel to your masonry fireplace seems like a daunting task, but this tutorial breaks it down in an easy to replicate DIY project. Get the details on how to add a wooden mantle to your fireplace here.

Restoring a Stone Fireplace

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If you often look at your fireplace with distaste, you might want to try your hand at updating it with paint. Check out this tutorial to find tips and tricks to restore a poorly painted fireplace here.

Painted Black Brick Fireplace Wall

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Did you ever consider painting your fireplace bricks black? You are going to love the way this project turns drab brown bricks into an eye catching feature in your home. Learn how to paint a brick fireplace wall black here.

Building a Fake Fireplace Mantel

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This mantel project adds style to your space and helps you hide unsightly cords. Find out how to make your own fake fireplace mantel to your home on a budget, using scrap wood here.

Fireplace Remodel

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Give an existing fireplace a fantastic new look with this tutorial. It replaces a sheet rock mantel and deals with a small nook for a TV. Find out how this fireplace remodel came together here.

White Brick Fireplace Makeover

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If you want to update a white brick wall, then this tutorial is the place to start. Learn how to paint bricks to make them natural, and grab the exact colors used in this fireplace makeover here.

Gray Painted Brick Fireplace Focal Wall

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Painting your fireplace brick wall dark gray makes for such a gorgeous focal point. Find out how to give your brick fireplace wall a stunning transformation here.

The Easiest Ever Wood Mantel for a Brick Fireplace

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Add a modern and stylish wooden mantel to your brick fireplace with this tutorial. This looks amazing when finished, and you will love how easy this project is to complete. Find the details to make an easy wood mantel here.

Farmhouse Chic Fireplace Mantel Makeover

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Give your existing fireplace an update and bring plenty of farmhouse chic style with it. Find out how you can replicate this farmhouse chic fireplace makeover here.

Tiled Fireplace

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This tiled fireplace looks like a million bucks. Luckily, if you love the results, you can replicate it on your fireplace on a budget. Get the details on how to update a fireplace with tile here.

Dramatic Results of a White Brick Painted Fireplace

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These results are stunning; an earth toned brick fireplace wall gets a new look with a few cans of leftover paint and primer. Find out how you can achieve similar results with a dramatic white painted brick fireplace here.

Stone Fireplace Update

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A coat of primer and paint give this dated stone fireplace a whole new look! I can’t decide if I love the fireplace or the live edge wood mantel better. Hop over and have a look at this stone fireplace update and let me know what you think.

Salvaged Industrial Bar Table

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Who knew an old truck tire could become something so fabulous? This idea started with a scrap truck tire on the highway, and turns into the perfect place to sip a drink and relax a little! Find the details on how you can make a salvaged industrial bar table here.

What is a Terrible Home Design Trend?

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Sometimes we dream of building a new home, and what great ideas we have for it.  But we don’t want to make big mistakes, what are the horrible new home trends that we want to avoid?

10 Home Renovations that can Decrease its Value

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With increasing interest rates and mortgage prices, getting the most value for your home is imperative. Homeowners and real estate agents speak about the renovations that could decrease the value of your home and why. Here are the renovations to look out for.

Declutter Fast: 7 Items Experts Say Must Go!

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Every home needs to be organized and arranged to exhibit its beauty. If your space is untidy, here is how to declutter fast get rid of these seven items decluttering experts would take out now!

How To Build a Waterfall on a Budget

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If you have daydreamed about adding a waterfall to your backyard, you are going to love this budget friendly project. It is not too hard to make and is so much more affordable than  you might think. Learn how to make a waterfall here.
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Cassity Kmetzsch started Remodelaholic after graduating from Utah State University with a degree in Interior Design. Remodelaholic is the place to share her love for knocking out walls, and building everything back up again to not only add function but beauty to her home. Together with her husband Justin, they have remodeled 6 homes and are working on a seventh. She is a mother of four amazing girls. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.

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