30 Layered Fireplace Mantel Ideas With Stylish Living Rooms

Layered Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas With Living Rooms

Home decoration has some basic design elements and one of them is the layered fireplace mantel ideas. Fireplace addition serves either decoration or energy saving in the room. Some layered fireplace is used in the living room, entertainment room, master bedroom, kitchen, or in the master bathroom.

Layering is an important part of interior design since it provides perspective, depth, and the most important feeling of living. Without layering, the emptiness of the space won’t bring a warm feeling.  On these hot summer days, only the Southern Hemisphere has a chance to use the fireplace but it still touched my heart.

Who does not like the soft ambiance around the fireplace while kindled flames are dancing inside the firebox?  

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Layered fireplace mantel with marble and wood frames. Mantle legs and breastplate are angled 45 degrees. Wood mantle legs are also giving 3D effects by having another 45 degrees angle. The accent rug, marble frame, and wall art over the fireplace are all color matching. The craftsmanship speaks for itself. 

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Pedestal column with the molded mantel. Both sides have custom-made bookcases, therefore a layered fireplace is functional for everyday life besides standing elegant. The black fireplace mantel glass door brings plenty of contrast to this room.

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Decorative and elegant layered fireplace mantel, I love the molding style 45 degrees connections at the edges. Color selection provides a soft surrounding. 

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Such a decorative layered fireplace combined with natural slate and wood. This fireplace mantel has been centered and both sides have bookcases and an entertainment center. Earth tones and cream color living room furniture, armchairs, and carpets are beautifully matched with the fireplaces.

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Framed fireplace layered with the round mirror. The fireplace mantel is centered and contrasting color bookcases create a mirror image in the living room. 

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The technique to show the layers in fireplace design is called a double framed fireplace mantel. This provides a layering itself but at the same time over the mantel, layering is supported with the nice blue wall artwork. Layering is limitless in interior design.

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Layered mantel over the double-framed fireplace mantel. Craftsman-style wall panels and hand-woven Turkish rugs carry quality items. 

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Double framed layered fireplace mantel in a cream color palette modern and stunning room. The granite and wood combination brings some three-dimensional perspective to this room.

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Double framed marble fireplace mantel ideas with a wall hooked up TV. Marble goes well with the gray and blue home decoration.

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Double framed pedestal fireplace mantel layered with wall arts. The coffered ceiling is also another option for layering the living room. The designer has an extremely deep knowledge of layering and perspectives. Hats off to design.

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Layered fireplace with mantel and wall art. The design can be seen in any part of the living room: The rug is layered with antelope skin, and the curtains and blinds. This design brings a feeling of life living!

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Three-dimensional look layered fireplace layered dropbox lighting. Gorgeous design. 

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The layered fireplace mantel is the focal point of this neutral-looking living room. The wall artwork is centered to emphasize the mirror image and the sconce are symmetrically installed.

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Travertine layered fireplace mantel is also layered with accent accessories and abstract wall art. 

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Utterly impressive, enhancing the living room’s sleek and elegant style. This electrical fireplace is built-in and recessed on the wall. The art frame and fireplace frame are made of the same Cambria quartz stone and they are embellishing the slate-covered wall. Open shelves have contrasted with the fireplace mantel and high ceilings are a bonus. Two thumbs up for the design.

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Contemporary living room design with marble look large format tile-covered wall and recessed electric fireplace mantel. The frame of the picture is giving a layer to the design. Mixed match sofa chairs are bonded by having the striped color area rug.

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Pedestal leg layered mantel fireplace ideas in a white living room. The mosaic tiles can withstand heat and humidity. Therefore marble or porcelain tiles are usually used in fireplace design. They also look very decorative and they are very convenient.

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Craftsman style double framed fireplace mantel with double chimneys. Chimneys are hidden on both sides of the wall window. The angled high ceiling holds the layering idea in the living room. 

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Craftsman-style pedestal leg fireplace mantel ideas in a very sophisticated living room. The balance between the bookshelves and chimney walls is amazing. In my opinion, this fireplace mantel is in charge of heating the living room. Functional design

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Decorative fireplace mantel with artisan labor. Marble columns remind the roman baths and herringbone bricks are so fancy. Mirror image is provided by having the matching dark color velvet chairs, matching sconce on the side of the wall art, and matching curtains.

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Three-dimensional decorative fireplace mantel with layered art pieces in a modern living room.

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Functional fireplace mantel with abstract wall art. Open shelf bookcases are on the side. Black and white are in balance just like a yin and yang. 

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Contemporary double-sided, meshed curtain screen electric fireplace. It is double framed with Cambria engineered stone and craftsman-style legs and mantels. Layering is provided by a batten board wall, fresh flowers, and an abstract frame. 

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Double framed, driftwood layered mantel fireplace in a modern high ceiling farmhouse. The layered mantel has also layered accessories. Roman shades are another option to give the layer to the room. Three paneled metal mesh fireplace screen is the best pick to show the beauty of the living room. 

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Coastal house with driftwood flooring and chimney. The fireplace is layered by the tv and side floating shelves complete the mirror image. Natural colors, white and black are in harmony with the mantel decor. 

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Rich mirror image centered by a fireplace in this traditional custom-made living room: Scones, roman style amphora standing vases, artisan arched bookcases look sophisticated. The layered frame over the mantel, and in front of the batten wall are both great ideas for interior decoration. 

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Layered fireplace by using double frame and metal-framed three-dimensional screen. Neat and smart mantel design. 

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Modern farmhouse kitchen with fireplace mantels. The chimney wall contains two chimneys on the sides, heat will be convected perfectly. The layered part is the wood stock over the fireplace. The perspective is gradually shown.

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Layered mantel over the electric fireplace in a coastal design home. Color coding is just right. Accessories and decorations make the room warm and comfortable. 

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Abdala cabinet style fireplace layered with driftwood mantel and raised hearth. The slate wall of the fireplace goes well with the off-white built-in shelves. The lightbox is also giving another layer to the living room. A black fireplace front panel is a good pick to have plenty of contrast with the other accessories. 

Type Of Fireplace Mantel Decorating

Before talking about the part of the fireplace, let me introduce you to the most common type of fireplace. 

Traditional: It works with wood or coal and pellet but your design would be tolerable for carbon monoxide inside the room. Pellets would be more sustainable for your choice but think about your budget first. 

Gas: The faux wooden logs have a great look and your firebox is always clean. you don’t need to swipe the ashes. 

Electrical: Heat convention is provided by pebble stones or fake wooden logs. 

Mantel decorating ideas for fireplace surround are brick, painting, vintage, and display inspiration. The decorate tips with plants for the fireplace mantel to create a focal point for the decor. Rustic fireplace mantels include gorgeous plants, table, candlesticks, stunning mirrors, greenery, blog, stand, hanging, and sweet fireplaces. Brick mantel space to decorate with DIY for the house.

Three-dimensional look layered fireplace mantel layered dropbox lighting. Gorgeous design.

How To Layered Fireplace Mantel Ideas & Surrounds?

There are many different ways to make the layered fireplace

1. The pedestal legs and fireplace surround: If there is a texture, dimension, angle, and lining for the pedestal legs and fire surround. 

2. Raised hearth: Raised heart layered fireplaces are good to keep the home safer and also leveling gives a great layer. They are also good for decorative purposes. To celebrate every season you have an extra lower shelf in front of your fireplace. 

3. The fireplace is usually built-in. There is no fire surrounding, chimney breast substitutes for it. The additional floating shelf is mounted to the chimney breast and it is called a layered mantel. 

The layered mantel also has accessories or art frames in front of the fireplace wall and they also give perspective to the room. 

4. Layered with an abstract, television, or built-in storage box: Mantel and/or facing are optional but chimney breast is a must.

The monotonous look would be broken by having any idea of layering in a layered fireplace.  

Mantel space furniture with rustic looking and table for inspiration and white statement. The space between furniture and rustic design is white. Fireplace mantle furniture is gorgeous.

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