I will be having built ins around the fireplace and I am trying to decide if they should be stained or painted. The built ins will be floor to ceiling. My room is sma... See more
I would like to update this fireplace or figure out how to decorate the huge nook
I want to whitewash or paint my fireplace (I think) to make the room brighter and more modern. But.... how do I get this very very heavy mantle off? I cannot find... See more
I have a hard time visualizing alternatives...That said, can I paint over orange/rust/tan tiles that are around a fireplace? They’re on the hearth, too.I really wan... See more
The fireplace is a wood burning one and in good condition overall but I hate hate hate the mantel. I worry that if I pull it off there will be "nothing" behind it. ... See more
After removing carpet and putting in hard wood, we discovered that there is an 8” concrete flooring on each side of the fireplace, that hardwood can not be applied ... See more
I have a fireplace with a open arch on top of the mantel. I just did a kitchen remodel and need some advice on how to meld the 2. They are both in the same room.
Heavy texture has been done around the fire place. I could paint over it. Really would like to update the look. Any ideas?
I have fireplace in the family room that is on one side of the wall in the corner and the rest of the wall is empty what can I do to make it look better I am trying ... See more
What can be done to update this fireplace? It’s brick but has about 5 coats of paint on it. The mantle ledge is 2” deep. Can it be dry walled over? The hearth is ... See more
Fire place has been boarded up during the brutality 1970's no idea what's behind the boarding. Where do we start?
I have an outdated fireplace in my dining room that I would like to update but not lose the charm of an old fireplace. Any ideas?????
I love my fireplace but all the white outdated tile is overwhelming. I want to give it a new look without tearing down the tile or breaking the bank. I would love any... See more
We are purchasing a home with a long narrow formal living room that has no character or focal point on either wall. We would like to create a focal point for our TV ... See more
How can I redo this fireplace? Thanks Hometalkers!
remolding a townhouse from 1993 and need advice on what to do with the fireplace......
I'm moving to a new house in the country with the above mentioned (photo attached). Any advice as to how I can update it. I'm not a huge fan of the raised fireplace ... See more
Our living room has wainscoting all around the bottom half. We are going to paint but does anyone have ideas for a fireplace that is all paneling. I don't believe... See more
When painting furniture or architectural details (like this mantel), try to look for the "details within the details". Adding more than just one color or one techni... See more
1974 house, this huge mirror has been over the living room fireplace for at least 25 years per previous owners. We're afraid to take it down before we gut this room..... See more
We intend to hire professionals to install a wood stove, but we want to save money and build the hearth ourselves. We want to build the hearth of one solid granite s... See more