LOVE the stone idea and the couch right in front. i would continue the stone back wall where the shelves are.i think that would look even better Stacked stone fireplace surround with wood mantle
Rustic Living Room with stone fireplace, Christmas decor, Fireplace Mantel Shelf - Lincoln, can lights, Clerestory window
A stone fireplace with a rough-hewn mantle light up this room with some charm. The huge rustic wood mantle adds so much warmth.
Stone Fireplace Surround Idea - (c) Eldorado Stone
Photos of houses with stone & brick. We have included below many of the different stone & brick designs.
Rustic modern farmhouse great room with limestone fireplace, huge iron lantern, wood mantel, rustic wood floors (Exquisite Surfaces) and white oak built in cabinet. Giannetti Home Malibu Great Room
Color scheme/ideas for staining the fireplace brick. Love the mantel color. Stacked stone needs to go all the way up!