Cozy Up! 14 Inspiring Fireplaces Fit for Fall
As the weather gets chillier and the days shorter, it’s time to turn your focus to the fireplace. Keeping your fireplace in working condition and your mantle well-styled will allow you to light a match and enjoy a cozy evening at home at the drop of a hat (or a light fall jacket). From a statement-making marble surround designed by Nick Olsen to a rough-hewn mantle topped with treasures from John Derian, these fireplaces have all the inspiration you need. Now just pour yourself some port, sit back, and enjoy the fire.
In India Hicks’ Oxfordshire estate, an Art Deco-inspired fireplace contrasts nicely with more traditional furnishings. Also, fall hues take on a lighter shade, making this a light-hearted spot to get warm.
With a mantle this ornate, simple accessories are all you need. Keep it casual by leaning paintings and empty frames instead of hanging them.
Rose Uniacke masters the art of making a room cozy by utilizing a warm color palette, and lighting a roaring fire in this guest bedroom.
In designer Faye Toogood’s London home, a pair of Charlotte Perriand sconces flank a marble mantle styled with various accessories. The neutral color palette makes it an ideal place for a bit of respite.
If your place isn't blessed with a fireplace, add a mantle to your wall and style it the same. Vintage mantles can be found at flea markets and estate sales, and will help give your decorating trick some historical gravitas.
This Sag Harbor cottage, designed by Studio MRS, may be a summer getaway, but it’s primed and ready for winter with this grand fireplace. The vintage tile surround adds character to the classic mantle.
A classic craftsman-style mantle is given a fresh update by Emily Henderson with a coat of white paint on the surround and black on the hearth. It’s now the perfect place to toast marshmallows.