Unlike a natural stone, a faux stone as in the faux stone fireplace is easier to be installed. It is because it has been designed and engineered this way through its thickness, which is only 1 inch thick. The use of faux stone has been considered by many to maintain the nature feel and look both indoor and outdoor without any difficult effort to install. Faux stone is mainly used because it resembles natural stones so it comes in various natural colors only. Range from beige until gray charcoal is there within the options
Faux Stone Installed in Fireplace Only
As the pattern of faux stone, it suits the best to decorate a fireplace to maintain the nature brick look. This kind of the fireplace designs below will inspire you to choose the best design for your fireplace.
To emphasize the fireplace design, it is the best to install faux stone only on the wall of a fireplace. This way the faux stone will steal the attention in the room as it is both in pattern and color are different from the rest of the wall.
Fully Covered with Faux Stone Walls
The first choice of colors are in several shades of brown with none of them is a dark color. The stones are arranged randomly not to ascend or descend the color shades. This is to maintain the natural look of the fireplace. The wall around the fireplace is in slightly darker beige and balancing the room is a dark brown sofa.
Rather than going with thin faux stone like in the first design choice, this one the faux stone resembling creek stones are used. As the size of the stones is various from tiny to gigantic, more natural look for the room is preserved.
The second choice for the faux stone fireplace is covering the entire wall with the stone, not only the fireplace. This aims for a natural look for the entire room rather than focusing the attention to the fireplace.