Photograph provided by Mark Nordgren of Bella Faux Finishes, South Dakota

by Bonnie Joy Flamm,  Interior Designer

From the moment it’s lit, a fireplace becomes the glowing centerpiece of any room; it provides warmth and a focal point that says, “come on in!”

Over the years, fireplaces have gone from strictly utilitarian to completely modern and unique in their design and function. From fireplaces that are portable to architectural masterpieces that demand a second look when you enter the room, these guys command your attention!

In fact, fireplaces have transformed how we redecorate our interiors. If you are considering giving yours a  new “face” (known as a facade in architectural terms),  take a clue from the one pictured and update it using a wide variety of textures and stones.
You will fall in love with your fireplace all over again!
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