Amy Underwood Wilson
- Tutorial Team
- Chesapeake, VA
From Bland to Glam
Our fireplace was outdated and a did nothing for a focal point of our family room. With our vaulted ceilings it needed to be a lager & grander scale We demo'd the hearth to make it more flush and not take up so much space. Plus it was dangerous for babies. We removed carpet, added a new light fixture and painted before fireplace renovation
We demo'd the hearth to make it more flush and not take up so much space. Plus it was dangerous for babies. We removed carpet, added a new light fixture and painted before fireplace renovation
We framed it out & removed the mantle
Added electrical for sconces to be added later on. Purchased new mantle & hung. Used concrete backer boards for tile installation
Followed fireplace design with the new glass tiles & spray painted the mantle
Final look after grout, clean up. We used a different tile for the fireplace insert to give some contrast.
Still looking for the perfect sconces but we love our Hollywood Regency Glam makeover of the boring 80s family room that took its place! It has that wow factor with the chandelier & the fireplace compliments it and becomes the focal point when you walk in. This was a lengthy project with all those corner cuts and took about a month of weekends to get it all done. Our cost of this project was around $300. We've had lots of compliments on it😄
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