How did you get the bookshelves flush against the fireplace? -with the stone jutting in front of them? - Were the shelves built first and the fireplace was built around them? Can this effect be achieved if you already have a stone fireplace with uneven stones going around the sides all the way to the wall - and you want to add a built in bookshelf? »
Fieldstone. This rustic family room includes a fireplace made from stones that look and feel as if they were found in an adjacent field. The wood mantel and a raised hearth beg for family gatherings. Design tip: Faux fieldstone is now available for those who are looking for a more budget-friendly alternative to this look.