Quick Fireplace Mantle Easel

Quick Fireplace Mantle Easel

A quick and affordable way to add some color and decor to my mantle.

Mantel Makeover - An Easy DIY Project

Mantel Makeover - An Easy DIY Project

Add style to your home and fireplace with this easy DIY Mantel Makeover for under $50. Use crown...

Fireplace Facelift: Beautiful Mantel Built With Scraps

Fireplace Facelift: Beautiful Mantel Built With Scraps

The small granite surround on our fireplace was a pinkish tan granite, trimmed with narrow wood. I...

How to Hang a Floating Mantel

How to Hang a Floating Mantel

Looking to hang a mantel yourself? There are a few different ways to hang a floating mantel or...

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...

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...

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...

Wood Beam Mantel DIY

Wood Beam Mantel DIY

We created this wood beam mantel for only $30. Even better...it only took around 2-3 hours to...

My Whitewashed Brick Mantel for Fall

My Whitewashed Brick Mantel for Fall

I whitewashed my brick hearth and painted my mantel and paneling above in a creamy white. I'm still...

Goodbye 1970's Dark Brick Fireplace...Hello Mantel Makeover!!

Goodbye 1970's Dark Brick Fireplace...Hello Mantel Makeover!!

We had a dated 1970's era fireplace, complete with dark, stained-brown built-ins. It was brown from...

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...

A Dreamy Fireplace....

A Dreamy Fireplace....

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

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...

Simple Thanksgiving Mantel

Simple Thanksgiving Mantel

I don’t think I have ever decorated for Thanksgiving. I’m always too excited for Christmas to give...

How To Build a Traditional Fireplace Mantel (on a Budget)

How To Build a Traditional Fireplace Mantel (on a Budget)

This post is another in the "upgrades to my builder grade house" saga. Let me start by saying I...

New Red Cedar Mantle!

New Red Cedar Mantle!

Just in time for the Holidays!! Question is should i add 2 smaller logs under as outriggers coped...

Painting Your Oak Mantel White!

Painting Your Oak Mantel White!

Some say that it's a sin to paint over oak wood, but since I have oak hardwood floors that led right...

Painting the Mantel

Painting the Mantel

The mantel is 99% done! But I’m going to show it to you anyway because the only thing it’s missing...

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...

How We Transformed Our Den With A New Fireplace Mantel

How We Transformed Our Den With A New Fireplace Mantel

There are some things you can do that make a huge impact on a room. Painting the walls is certainly...

Simple Spring Mantel in 5 Easy Steps

Simple Spring Mantel in 5 Easy Steps

Our mantel needed an update for spring (the after-Christmas music sheet wreath can only work for so...

Mantel TV

Mantel TV

I love my vaulted family room ceiling, big windows, and open floor plan, but I needed some...

My #InspiredBy Faux {fake} Mantel

My #InspiredBy Faux {fake} Mantel

I made this faux mantel a mantel in House Beautiful.
I know it's a bit outrageous for most, but
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Hallway mantles... they are the new rage!

Hallway mantles... they are the new rage!

One of the most confusing organizational parts of the home, the front entry. Why not make a "mantle"...

Modern Black Mantle

Modern Black Mantle

Do you have an old, outdated mantle? Don't replace it just yet! Heidi from Lily Field Furniture...