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Posted 10/19/2013 by sitecore\Anonymous

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Featured Image: Silver Beige Vein Cut Limestone Fireplace

If you think that brick is your only option for a fireplace surround, think again! There are many tile options that are heat resistant and stylish so you can enjoy a modern, contemporary or traditional look.

Modern Glass Tile Mosaics

Silver Beige Slab Silver Beige Slab

Think glass or porcelain tile. A great glass mosaic adds sparkle to your room. Subway tiles are traditionally used on bathroom walls and kitchen backsplashes, but why not use it for a fireplace surround? Especially when laid in a creative layout such as herringbone – subway tiles or another porcelain tile can make for a great focal point. If you want something a bit less trendy, try Limestone.

Contemporary Porcelain Tiles

Africa Series Beige Africa Beige Porcelain

Porcelain tile, with its many shapes and colors can instantly update your room. Whether you choose one color and let the tile shape stand out, a multi color mosaic or a porcelain tile with a cotto look, it can quickly add flair to any space. If you are creative, mix shapes like hexagons and squares to create a unique pattern all your own! You can even think natural stone if you like a more transitional style décor.

 

 

Traditional Natural Stone

Green Onyx Fireplace Green Onyx Fireplace

Nothing says traditional like natural stone! Whether you choose a small square for that stone look that is easy on the budget, or a large format tile or slab, stone is traditional and always in style. Think 3-D Mesh Mount Stack to add texture, Granite or Onyx for making a statement or Soapstone for a bit of a modern edge to your traditional home.

 Just Imagine It In Your Home - Digitally!

Want to see even more ideas and styles for your own fireplace?  Check out our Just Imagine Visualizer Fireplace Design Tool with a picture of your own fireplace and apply the hundreds of sample examples to overlay onto your picture.  You can truly visualize what your new backsplash could be before ever walking into your local Arizona Tile store!

Pin your finished projects to Pinterest and put “@ArizonaTile – Tile Install” in the comment section so we can enjoy your creative handiwork too!

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