For example if the home is a rustic French cabin then the fireplace mantel should fit accordingly. The selection should be made on what fits the style of the home and the decor of the space. What will helped the fireplace standout most and how will it decorate the space best. In this example our Rustic French Mantel would be a great option. It can either be made from cast stone or natural stone. It is usually in stock made from sandstone. Sandstone has a rustic look with its earthy tones. It comes in a variety of colors and tones such as brown, grey and white.