I like the way they did this harth and the color painted behind the stove. I also like the wood beams framing the stove in. Maybe have similar framing and the make a gate around the stove out of the same wood.
An Eclectic Philadelphia Loft. "Papa bear chair from Modernica. We got this rug when we were up in Woodstock from the most wonderful man at Anatolia Rugs & Weaving. We got the bedroom door from an architectural salvage place here in Philadelphia.