Home Decor Mantels
blackened steel fireplace surrounded by books and egg chairs
Cost breakdown Cement board (2 sheets): $16 Masonry screws: already owned Liquid Nails Heavy Duty: $2 Subway tile: $5.50/sq ft, totaling $70 Thinset: already owned Tiling tools (saw, trowel, float, etc): already owned Grout: $11 Tile sealer: already owned MDF frame: $35 Mantle top: $17 Crown, baseboard, & decorative trim: $22.75 1 x 2″ boxes: $24 TOTAL: $197.75 ( ...
Fireplace Makeover: So good!!
House of Turquoise: Becki Peckham
THIS IS a FLAG FROM BED BATH AND BEYOND..JUST FRAMED..
How to put together a classic fireplace surround and mantel from stock lumber and moldings. | Illustration: Gregory Nemec | thisoldhouse.com
How to layer stock lumber and moldings to produce this classic wainscoting. | Illustration: Gregory Nemec | thisoldhouse.com
Love the gauze behind the banner
Do not use track lighting unless is is absolutely necessary. The track lighting in the photo above makes this room feel less elegant. This space could have been much more beautiful with a unique fixture located in the center of the room, and the shelves and fireplace could have been lit using small, recessed accent lights.
10 Fireplace Before and After Projects!
gray and yellow combo for family room area
Another example of using basic elegant pieces (such as vases and frames, available at Walmart for a great price), natural materials and a few handcrafted paper items to create a spectacular and earth-friendly holiday decor. You could easily change the pictures, banners and color scheme for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine's Day and Easter. #WalmartGreen
Halloween Decorated Mantle. Love the fall leaves in vases.