Updating a brick fireplace
Sure, it flaunts the grand shelf, the carved legs—it's the frame around the flames. It's the hearth that's always been there, an ornate buffer between the fire and the shag rug.
And if its nicer price tag makes it an option that's hard to pass up, the DIY-friendly installation will seal the deal.As a focal point, a fireplace can set the tone for the whole style of a room.Rough brick can pull a rustic space together, while smooth glass can be used to set a modern tone.You can change the whole look of a fireplace—and the room—in one or two weekends.
For full step-by-step instructions, see How to Tile a Hearth.For more on these and other beautiful tiles, see The Art Tile Buying Guide.