this is it!!! exactly what I want my fireplace to look like!! and 10 Favorite Fireplaces - Inspiration for the DIYer
fireplaces stone/granite. Could stone the bottom half like this, then sheetrock the portion over the mantle and paint an accent color.
barn beam for fireplace mantle... Doing this with the old Barnwood Beam we found today!!!
Idea of layering pictures
Great use for fallen birch.
Log fireplace mantel