Before & After: 10 Dramatic Fireplace Makeovers

Before & After: 10 Dramatic Fireplace Makeovers

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Melissa DiRenzo
Dec 13, 2015
(Image credit: Melissa DiRenzo)

It's about that time of the year when we're craving coziness, so let's chat about fireplaces. What seems like a luxury to some may actually be a design burden or eyesore for others—there are a lot of dated and dreary old fireplaces floating around out there. The good news is that there are also a lot of ways to make them modern.

Whether with a simple coat of paint or a total overhaul, yours can definitely be saved to look chic in your space. A fireplace is a great design feature and can really be the hero of any home, so a major update might be well worth the time and effort. Here are 10 dramatic makeovers that will make you look at your dated fireplace in a whole new way.

Click through this gallery to see these transformations:

1. & 2. Maiedae
3. & 4. Emily Henderson Design
5. & 6. A House in the Hills
7. & 8. The Handmade Home
9. & 10. The Makerista via Apartment Therapy
11. & 12. The Lettered Cottage
13. & 14. The Winthrop Chronicles
15. & 16. Dans le Lakehouse
17. & 18. The Lettered Cottage
19. & 20. Design Sponge

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