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.
McGill Design Group Kitchen Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel and Decor. Exchange the the small knob with a bigger pull style handle. Add a pull out board above the silverware drawer - a place to place dishes as getting them out or putting them away.