James wanted to give his fireplace more character by adding a backdrop behind his gorgeous rustic wood burner! He opted for some charming rustic split face tiles. Made from natural slate, they have a staggered textured surface, which really shows up when ambient lighting hits it! As you can see from the pictures above, the split face tiles instantly transformed the fireplace. If you’re wondering whether or not tiles are suitable for use behind a wood burner, read this post.