Looking for a way to bring attention to your fireplace? Why not give it a makeover and add some unique and creative features? Check out these 15+ fireplace accent wall ideas for inspiration!
Fireplaces, in and of themselves, are a focal point in a room – usually living rooms. But there are several things that you can do to the wall around and behind a fireplace to make it more of an accent wall.
Bring the attention to your fireplace that it deserves with a creative and unique accent wall. Whether you build a large craftsman-style mantle, add built-ins around the fireplace, or cover the wall behind the fireplace with shiplap, wallpaper, or tile – there are countless ideas for adding decorative and useful features to your fireplace.
These faux concrete wall tongue and groove panels helped us create this beautiful easy DIY fireplace accent wall idea as part of our living room makeover. It was so easy to install and required NO power tools.
This project would be great for a beginner or someone without a big budget for power tools.
The interlocking panels made it so easy to install that we really only needed to use a little construction adhesive to hold it all together!
The entire installation process took about an hour with two people working.
Once was what two spaces with freestanding shelving that didn't fit, became this entire wall of built-ins that look like they have always been there.
With plenty of storage in the bottom cabinets, this fireplace accent wall idea is symmetrical in design. Both sides have an equal amount of shelving and cabinets and the cabinet doors mimic the style of the molding on the mantle.
The original inset space above the fireplace became the home for the television which makes this the ultimate built-in entertainment center.
Wallpaper has come a long way and has grown in popularity over the years. There are all types now and you can even buy peel and stick wallpaper that doesn't require paste and all the mess that comes with it.
Adding wallpaper to a fireplace wall is an easy way to showcase your fireplace and create an accent wall.
It's also low commitment compared to building out shelving because you change it anytime you want.