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Fireplaces. Most Craftsman homes had a central fireplace. Stone or tile surrounds (in nature-inspired hues) topped with large wooden mantels created a grand focal point. Traditionally, these fireplaces were flanked by built-ins to create an inglenook (or chimney corner). Get this look: Adding a large wood mantel to your existing fireplace can give your home a touch of Craftsman style. Aim for something simple and structural that shows off the wood's natural beauty — like the mantel in this photo.