faux brick. Paint then wood glue to plywood backing for fireplace. Electric log insert. For backsplash, paint existing flat white, paint faux bricks, construction adhesive to existing laminate. Easier tk work around windows & electrical.
Aidan Gray. Not what you would normally think of as "gothic". All types of Gothic: shabby chic, Victorian, Medieval, Glamor, Morbid etc. Something can be Gothic based on the elements. The iron elements in this one lend a gothic slant