It must be the time of year – some of these chilly grey November days make me feel like drinking hot chocolate in front of the fire. I've often worked in homes with traditional, classic white fireplace mantels. In some other homes, a more unique fireplace looks better with the architecture of the house. So the image above is one that shows how a simple fireplace can work in a more modern looking, open space. Here are a few other unique looking mantels that make me want to curl up in front of the fire!