DIY Fireplace Makeover || Before & After Reveal

We updated our old fireplace with tile and built a mantel.We added some finishing touches and painted the original stone.
Here's our finished fireplace.
This is the before shot. Very out-dated.
We used the thinset to create a level surface on the stone and tiled directly on that. We chose Carrara marble subway tile from The Tile Shop.
On the mantel we added some greek key trim from O'verlays.
The stone was given 2 coats of white paint.

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  • Susan Rawlings
    on Feb 1, 2016

    Surprising myself, but love the mounted deer head over the mantel. Really nice.

  • Lana
    on Jun 11, 2018

    LOVE the fireplace makeover, & your decorating style is flawless! Gorgeous room! I've decided to give my red-brick fireplace 2 coats of white as well... & frame the opening with a similar subway tile! THANKS for sharing, great job!!

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