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I Can't Play the Organ but I Can Turn an Old Organ Into a Mantel.

I Can't Play the Organ but I Can Turn an Old Organ Into a Mantel.

When shopping for something to add details to a garden bench I found on old pump organ. Actually I...

DIY Wood Mantel

DIY Wood Mantel

I've shared our fireplace makeover recently, but I realized that I haven't shared how we finished it...

Faux Concrete Tabletop Fireplace

Faux Concrete Tabletop Fireplace

The humble supplies below came together into one of our favorite projects ever! When we spotted...

DIY Fireplace Mantel: Creating Usable Corner Space

DIY Fireplace Mantel: Creating Usable Corner Space

Our master bedroom has always been a bit of a challenge to decorate. It’s a 20′ x 20′ square space...

How To Build A Corner Fireplace Surround & Mantel With Airstone & Oak

How To Build A Corner Fireplace Surround & Mantel With Airstone & Oak

When we bought our home, the existing gas fireplace was sitting on a tile insert in the corner of...

Faux Log Fireplace Insert

Faux Log Fireplace Insert

I always loved the idea of sitting by a fire on a cold winter day, however that's not going to...

The Living Room: A Fireplace Built-In

The Living Room: A Fireplace Built-In

Now that you have seen how we re-worked the space in our new open concept main floor, let's get to...

DIY Faux Fireplace With Faux Brick Chimney

DIY Faux Fireplace With Faux Brick Chimney

I've been so inspired by all the faux fireplaces I've been seeing around and the creative ways...

Build a Mantel Out of an Old Barn Beam

Build a Mantel Out of an Old Barn Beam

If you like rustic decor the way that I like rustic decor, you are going to love this! When I saw...

A Dreamy Fireplace....

A Dreamy Fireplace....

This is what happened when an interior designer (ME) gets the challenge of selling her own house.....

New Look for an Old Fireplace for less than $150

New Look for an Old Fireplace for less than $150

After living in the same home for 30+ years, I felt it was time to give this old fireplace a new...

DIY Mantel Shelf

DIY Mantel Shelf

Another item checked off our dining room to-do list!! We had a big, barren wall in our dining room...

Birch Log Fireplace Screen

Birch Log Fireplace Screen

Our fireplace gives off huge drafts of cold air in the winter. In order to help make our home a...

A Mantel Gets Springed up With One Wood Scrap Happy Window Box

A Mantel Gets Springed up With One Wood Scrap Happy Window Box

Those that know me, know I live, eat and breathe reclaimed wood. So when the opportunity came to...

DIY a High-end Look With an Inexpensive Fireplace

DIY a High-end Look With an Inexpensive Fireplace

Hi Liz here from SimpleDecoratingTips.com. With the wonderful choices in electric fireplaces out on...

Fake It Til You Make It--A Faux Fireplace

Fake It Til You Make It--A Faux Fireplace

My sister had asked me to build her a “faux” fireplace to set her TV (massive TV I might add) on to...

How to Build a Portable Free Standing Decorative Faux Fireplace

How to Build a Portable Free Standing Decorative Faux Fireplace

So excited to share my favorite project of all time: a DIY faux fireplace! I've always dreamed of...

DIY Mantle/Floating Shelf

DIY Mantle/Floating Shelf

A friend asked me if I could build a mantle for her to hang in her living room. I had never built...

Secondhand Fireplace Mantel Makeover

Secondhand Fireplace Mantel Makeover

Today, I'm sharing a project with you that was directly inspired by something I saw in an episode of...

Fireplace Transformation

Fireplace Transformation

After foot surgery 2 years ago, and staring at the face of my fireplace for 10 weeks, I knew I had...

HOW TO BUILD A CUSTOM FIREPLACE MANTEL

HOW TO BUILD A CUSTOM FIREPLACE MANTEL

Here I have made a custom DIY fireplace. It is an interesting and fun project to create, and it is a...

DIY Mantel for Master Bedroom

DIY Mantel for Master Bedroom

Pottery Barn inspired mantel for the master bedroom. Mantel would work in multiple places in the...

How To Build a Kitchen Fireplace

How To Build a Kitchen Fireplace

This is how I built a fireplace in the 125-year old farm house we are remodeling. In the video, I...

DIY Fireplace Makeovers Guaranteed To Impress

DIY Fireplace Makeovers Guaranteed To Impress

A fireplace makeover may be the perfect project to tackle for your next DIY, especially if your...

Updating a Wonky Mantel

Updating a Wonky Mantel

When I remodeled my fireplace, the only original piece I kept was the mantel. It was bolted solidly...