Is your existing fireplace getting you down? Perhaps it could be brought back to life with a coat of paint! When painting your fireplace, the sky is the limit when it comes to color. We've seen an array of stunning fireplaces in all kinds of hues: black, gray, red, lavender, and even yellow to name a few! Keep reading for a glimpse at 30 gorgeous painted fireplaces that may just inspire you to get to work on a quick DIY in your own home.
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Try a Little Aqua
Positioned in the corner of a living room, this aqua fireplace really pops! We enjoy how it's styled alongside a jewel-toned sofa and a pink set of curtains. Who says your living room needs to be dark and serious?Continue to 2 of 30 below.
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Go Classic With Dark Blue
This blue fireplace is a classic color but can be paired with vibrant accents or moodier ones. Here, the vibe is ultra charming and playful with colorful touches galore.Continue to 3 of 30 below.
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Black fireplaces look ultra-sophisticated no matter what, but this one is even more of a showstopper thanks to the funky gold accents around it. It's an excellent mix of whimsical and glam!Continue to 4 of 30 below.
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Pick a Pastel or Two
A soft blue fireplace is nice and serene and fits into this shabby chic home wonderfully. Pastels can often bring an elegant touch to a room. Here, soft pinks and greens are also incorporated into the design.Continue to 5 of 30 below.
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Get Loud With Purple
Well hello, purple! We don't see too many purple fireplaces, but we're big fans of them just the same. Add an unexpected punch to your living room by painting your fireplace in a cheery hue similar to this one.Continue to 6 of 30 below.
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Say Yay to Gray
For a monochrome look, paint your fireplace using the same paint color that you applied to your walls. Here, gray looks nice and sleek throughout the room.Continue to 7 of 30 below.
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Think Pink — Hot Pink!
Make your fireplace match your peppy personality by painting it a bright pink! This color really stands out against the deep black walls and adds an eclectic twist to the room.Continue to 8 of 30 below.
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Go two-toned by painting your fireplace surround but not the insert. If you have a mirror that you plan to customize, why not give it a coat of color, too? Black and white look right at home among the other neutrals in this space.Continue to 9 of 30 below.
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Charm Your Kiddos With Coral
Imagine if every child had a fireplace in their bedroom! This coral color is happy and inspiring, making it a great pick for a young one's sleep space.Continue to 10 of 30 below.
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Keep It Sweet
You will want to select a paint color that complements the style of your fireplace. This one has dainty, elegant details and looks beautiful coated with a dusty blush color that is soft and sweet.Continue to 11 of 30 below.
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Bring in Pops of Pattern
There's no reason your fireplace has to solely contain just one color—or even two! If you're feeling crafty, go to town painting different shapes and patterns on your fireplace, incorporating a range of hues.Continue to 12 of 30 below.
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Get Artsy With Stripes
Stripes turn this fireplace into a true work of art. Once again, don't be afraid to have a little fun with patterns and designs to make your fireplace totally unique.Continue to 13 of 30 below.
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Make a Petite Fireplace Pop
Don't neglect getting creative just because your fireplace is petite. Here, a small green fireplace makes its presence known against a gorgeous lavender wall.Continue to 14 of 30 below.
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Many people opt to paint over natural brick fireplaces, but we don't see blue used all too often! This space demonstrates just how stunning such a hue can look.Continue to 15 of 30 below.
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Pair Pink and Green
Pink and green are always a fabulous pair, and the colors make this cozy living room appear even more welcoming.Continue to 16 of 30 below.
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Or Opt for Pink and Black
This pink fireplace practically camouflages with the wall and is proof that pink and black will forever be a winning color combo.Continue to 17 of 30 below.
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Install Happy Wallpaper
If the wall behind your fireplace boasts a fun pattern, then use that as inspiration for selecting a paint color. Blue, yellow, green, and red would all look lovely with this print.Continue to 18 of 30 below.
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And Pair It With the Color of Your Choosing
And on that note, here is a yellow fireplace paired with the exact same wallpaper print, demonstrating just how versatile it is indeed.Continue to 19 of 30 below.
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Be bright. This yellow fireplace isn't here to be shy! It's bound to make you smile even on the dreariest of days.Continue to 20 of 30 below.
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Mix and Match
If your fireplace is located in between built-ins, you could of course paint the entire area in one hue, or you could go two-toned, as seen here. The good news is that paint is always reversible and easy to alter if you tire of any one single look.Continue to 21 of 30 below.
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Let the Walls Talk
If your fireplace sits in front of a colorful wall, you may not wish to paint it in a bold hue, and that's where blacks and grays (or a mix of both) come in. There's nothing wrong with sticking to a tried and true color.Continue to 22 of 30 below.
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Say Bye to Blah Brick
A fireplace with bricks in just the insert opens up a world of possibilities. You could paint them, as seen here, or paint both the bricks and the surround—whether you use one hue throughout or choose two different colors is entirely your choice.Continue to 23 of 30 below.
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Grab Those Stencils
Stripes, circles, and shapes, oh my! This fireplace truly has it all and is full of whimsy. Use stencils to help achieve your desired look if replicating a design like this one.Continue to 24 of 30 below.
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Try a Terrazzo Look
Terrazzo is having a major moment and won't be going away anytime soon. While this terrazzo pattern was created using decals, you could certainly replicate the look with paint!Continue to 25 of 30 below.
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Add Color Inside
You may also wish to base the color you paint your fireplace on how you plan to style it. Here, a tan surround allows the rainbow-colored books placed inside this nonworking fireplace to do the talking.Continue to 26 of 30 below.
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Jazz Things Up a Bit
This bright red fireplace would of course be stunning on its own, but it's only made more exciting with a wallpapered surround and a strand of string lights. Little touches like these are affordable yet will add so much whimsy to any setup.Continue to 27 of 30 below.
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Play With Yellow and Purple
How delightful is this happy yellow and purple fireplace? The limit truly does not exist when it comes to customizing your piece—there are so many delightful designs you can implement.Continue to 28 of 30 below.
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If a traditional stone fireplace is making your living room feel a bit dark, cover it in a coat of white to add an airy touch to your space. This project took just a few hours but makes a lasting impact.Continue to 29 of 30 below.
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Make It Moody
How excellent is this moody gray-green fireplace? The color is perfect for this transitional-style living room, adding a comforting yet sophisticated touch to the space.Continue to 30 of 30 below.
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Grab That Green
Green friends and a green fireplace go together like two peas in a pod in this boho-style living room. If you have a little bit of paint left over following your fireplace makeover, paint an arch or mural on the wall for some added fun.