Get Inspired: Black Fireplaces and How to Style Them

The thought of painting large areas black has a tendency to make even the most adventurous DIY decorators nervous. There's a sense of permanence and finality that comes with opting for noir surfaces. But a black-painted fireplace can add a sense of classicism and history and simultaneously feel modern and fresh.  If your space lacks architectural detail, highlighting the mantle and surround with dark paint will help add another layer of visual interest. We suggest keeping the other elements in the room fresh and diverse so as too avoid too heavy a look. Click through our slideshow for some inspiring spaces and check out our recommendations below for products to pair with your newly chic hearth.  


Port Mirror, $395, Queen Anne Mirror, $595, Burst Rattan Mirror, $94,


Wire Fireplace Screen, $149, Mirrored Fireplace Screen, $578, Hartman Screen, $958,


Industrial Tool Set, $129, Fireplace Tool Set, $129, Blomus Tool Set, $575,


Allen Log Carrier, $550, Caged Log Holder, $348, Blade Steel Log Rack, $806,
Heath Andirons, $998, Andirons, $850, Floral Andirons, $232,
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