Chic-yet-Cozy Fireplace Tile Ideas and Inspiration

Chic-yet-Cozy Fireplace Tile Ideas and Inspiration

It’s a simple fact: One of the best parts about the cold weather is cozying up next to the fireplace. But a fireplace is more than just a gathering spot; it’s also the primary focal point in any given room. It has the power to tie a room together, creating a cohesive look and feel of a space. 

If you’re building a brand new fireplace or simply looking to makeover your current one, chances are you’ve considered adding tile to your fireplace. (And yes, you can totally tile over a brick fireplace!) Adding tile around your fireplace creates a look that’s sophisticated and stylish. Playing with different tile shapes and colors also allows your personality to shine through. Here are four fireplace tile ideas to get you going!

1. Moroccan Fish Scale Mosaic Fireplace

Mix fire and water by adding our Moroccan Fish Scale tile to your fireplace. While Moroccan fish scale tiles date as far back as the 8th century, they add a modern touch to a standard patterned fireplace. Mix and match different colors with a custom palette, like this Luxury Lake Home, or go totally monochromatic.

Read more about this project with our blog "Luxury Lake Home."

Moroccan Fish Scales Mosaic Fireplace Surround

Large Moroccan Fish Scales - Custom Color Palette. Karen Melvin Photography

2. Minimalist Craftsman Style Fireplace

Looking for more minimalist fireplace tile? When tiling this craftsman-style home, we used a high-variation glaze to highlight the hand-painted texture. We adore tiling craftsman homes to honor of the handmade process behind our tile. It's the perfect tile choice that offers a vintage yet polished feel to honor your home's traditional roots.

More more ways to use Craftsman inspired tile, visit our blog "Charming, Modern & Handmade Craftsman Square Entryway"

Craftsman Style Fireplace2"x2"s and 4"x4"s - 123R Patina
Installation and Photography by Mike Olson

3. Tiled Wood Burning Stove

What’s more charming than a wood burning stove? Though smaller in size, adding tile to the fireplace surround makes the stove stand out in the room. The hand-glazed tile in an antique color complements the traditional feel of the stove. Also notice the clean transition from adding Bullnose pieces around the edging for a little extra polish.  

More more ways to use Square tile, visit our blog "6 Trendy ways to Use Square Tile"

Old Copper Field Tile Fireplace4"x4" Subway Tile - 913 Old Copper, 2"x6" Bullnose - 913 Old Copper.

4. Geometric Fireplace

Go brilliantly bright & cold with an exciting shape and mixture of colors. With this project, we used our Triangle shape tile to create a geometric design pattern. Choose as many or as little colors as your heart (or hearth) desires from our glaze palette to make your fireplace uniquely yours. Give yourself an excuse to relax around the fireplace this holiday season by adding handmade tile!

More more ways to tile your fireplace, visit our blog "10 Ways to Use Ceramic Tile for your Mosaic Fireplace"

Geometric Triangle FireplaceLarge Triangles - 1673 Espresso901E Evening Shadow 613 Black366 Satin Black77E Grey61 Navy65W Amber, and Custom Colors.
Photography by Spacecrafting Photography
Design by Studio Grey

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All fired up and ready to get started on your next project? Get in touch with us at Mercury Mosaics.

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