How to upgrade Fireplace Mantle
Please post a picture of your mantel so that we can see what you have to work with. Unless we can see what you are starting with, it is hard to give realistic suggestions on what you might do to improve its appearance.
Here's some things I have done:
If you’re not ready for a major change, you could try out peel and stick tile for a new temporary look.
Here's what I did recently at my house: I painted the tile fireplace surround and we built a new really simple wood box mantel. You can see it here: https://jessicawellinginteriors.com/faux-cement-tile-fireplace/
Hi, Do you have any photos to assist us. Don't know what you have already!
It's really going to depend on what you already have and what you'd like to do to it. I just saw some great ideas on Hometalk -- did you check around using the search bar at the top left?