During cold winter months, nothing is cozier than curling up by your fireplace with a blanket and a good book. The fireplace is often the focal point of the room, so its look is instrumental in the rest of your room's style. Traditional wood-burning fireplaces offer a certain cozy factor, but they also come with maintenance. If your home has a gas fireplace or you're wanting to switch to one, you can still get the cozy look of a wood-burning fireplace. Below, we share our favorite gas fireplace ideas to help ignite ideas for your own home, no matter what style your home is.
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Add a Variety of Textures
This cozy living room features warm tones and textures, from the wood floating shelves to the plush neutral sofas and rug underfoot. The black metal fireplace stands out against these earthy tones, which adds interest and texture to the room.Continue to 2 of 25 below.
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Plan for Cozy Nights Outside
Spring and summer aren't the only seasons you can enjoy your outdoor space. This outdoor gas fire pit table is a great addition to this boho-inspired outdoor living room. The fireplace works with any design style and can serve as a table when enjoying your backyard with friends and family.Continue to 3 of 25 below.
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Stay True to Sleek Design
Everything in this living area is sleek, from the clean lines of the sofa to the wall feature that flanks the TV. A gas fireplace mirrors the design of the TV and features a modern white hearth with clean lines that blend effortlessly with the rest of the room's design.Continue to 4 of 25 below.
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Skip the Firelogs
Incorporating a gas fireplace into your home means you don't need firelogs. Instead of placing fake firelogs inside the fireplace, opt for something more modern to fit with the rest of your room's design. Here, stone fireballs complete the look, while a floating wood mantel softens the look.Continue to 5 of 25 below.
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Combine a Variety of Textures
This stone fireplace got a farmhouse upgrade with a fresh coat of white paint. A warm wood floating mantel and black and white decor bring in more texture and soften the look.Continue to 6 of 25 below.
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Incorporate Cohesive Design
This living room features many visually-appealing furnishings, but there's no question that the concrete floor-to-ceiling gas fireplace is the focal point of this eclectic living room. An art piece adjacent to the fireplace mirrors the fireplace design for a cohesive look.Continue to 7 of 25 below.
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Add Dramatic Design Elements
The gas fireplace may be small and sleek, but the floor-to-ceiling, concrete look of the accent wall brings a dramatic look to this small, bright bedroom. The glow of the fire instantly warms up the cool hues in the room to help create a cozy sanctuary.Continue to 8 of 25 below.
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Create a Refreshing Backdrop
The pitched ceiling allows the fireplace to be the center of this living room. The subtlety of the white mantel and gray subway tile fireplace surround creates a stylish backdrop in this refreshing room decorated in neutrals and cool blues.Continue to 9 of 25 below.
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Get the Look Without Doing the Work
Even though this gas fireplace doesn't need real firelogs, the look of real wood is still comforting and aesthetically pleasing. This living room features a wall insert for storing firelogs that adds the look of a wood fireplace without all the work of maintaining it.Continue to 10 of 25 below.
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Use the Right Color Palette
A stone tile fireplace is a perfect way to anchor this living room that features oversized, bold artwork and a dark teal accent wall. The wood elements, color palette, and simple furniture bring a midcentury modern feel to the room.Continue to 11 of 25 below.
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Bring the Outside In
The 360-degree view is the main attraction in this expansive game room. The large stone fireplace echoes its natural surroundings, bringing the outside in. The sleek ceiling light fixture and metal staircase add modern touches to the room.Continue to 12 of 25 below.
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Add Color Contrast and Dimension
A mostly white room can still be stylish and interesting when combined with the right design elements. This living room features all-white walls that help brighten up the room, while a black granite fireplace surround and adjacent wet bar add color contrast and bring in dimension.Continue to 13 of 25 below.
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Don't Be Afraid to Go Bold
A large brick fireplace painted in black can make a room feel cluttered and smaller, but if you have a room with large windows that let in plenty of natural light, it can create a stunning focal point. This corner fireplace does just that in this small yet bright living room.Continue to 14 of 25 below.
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Try a Refreshing Color Palette
Navy and white is a tried and true color palette that will stand the test of time. This white brick gas fireplace is flanked by navy cabinets and warm wood shelves that create the perfect balance.Continue to 15 of 25 below.
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Keep It Simple
If you have an intricate wood-carved fireplace, keep all other design elements simple to allow its true beauty to shine. A simple day bed in front of the fireplace provides a place to relax and enjoy the warmth of the fire. A sleek mirror and gold candlesticks add interest without going overboard.Continue to 16 of 25 below.
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Mix Traditional With Modern
When you look at this fireplace wall, you'll notice many traditional elements. The round gold mirror, white fireplace surround, and simple vase and window treatments. The stone fireballs inside the fireplace add color contrast as well as a different design style to create a visually-appealing room.Continue to 17 of 25 below.
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Add Warmth in More Ways Than One
Not only does this wood and red brick gas fireplace add warmth through fire, but the combination of its color and texture brings a comforting feel to this coastal-inspired room.Continue to 18 of 25 below.
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Choose Modern Design Elements
If you have a large fireplace to work into your home's design, you can blend it seamlessly by incorporating the right design elements. This oversized, white marble gas fireplace fits perfectly in this modern basement that features black and white decor and sleek furniture.Continue to 19 of 25 below.
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Create a Focal Point
This room serves double duty as a living room and a breakfast nook. To help differentiate the two spaces, a floor-to-ceiling white marble fireplace divides the areas while also creating a stunning focal point. The sleek fireplace design blends seamlessly into the contemporary style room yet stands out against the deep green walls and furnishings.Continue to 20 of 25 below.
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Add a Little Glam
This living room features many midcentury modern design elements, from the leather sofa and sleek entertainment center to the jewel-tone color palette. A sparkling tile gas fireplace softens the look and creates the perfect balance.Continue to 21 of 25 below.
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Create a MultiDimensional Space
Every inch of this living room features a beautiful design element, from the layered rugs to the multicolored and textured wall treatment. The gas fireplace is no different with its soft blue color and large complementary artwork resting on the floating mantel.Continue to 22 of 25 below.
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Add a Few Simple Decor Items
The fireplace is the only black and white element in this living area, which brings a contrasting look to the otherwise traditional room. The mantel features an antique-inspired, ornate mirror and a few simple decor items for an understated look.Continue to 23 of 25 below.
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Add Complementary Colors
The light from the skylight in this kitchen reflects off the white-painted brick fireplace to help brighten up this quaint kitchen. The kitchen backsplash incorporates colors from both the fireplace and cabinetry that tie the whole space together.Continue to 24 of 25 below.
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Go With a Pattern
If you love the look of neutrals, you can add visual appeal through textures and patterns. This fireplace features a patterned tile fireplace surround and a natural wood floating mantel that brings just the right amount of interest to the minimalist room.Continue to 25 of 25 below.
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Let the View Shine
When you have large windows and a good view, the rest of your room's design should provide a stylish backdrop that doesn't take away the beauty of your surroundings. The gas fireplace in this bedroom is as simple as it gets, with no mantel and an empty white wall.