DIY Fireplace Mantel Headboard

Amy Ogden-Paparone
by Amy Ogden-Paparone
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So, I saw a fireplace mantel online and fell in love with it. I searched online for ones for sale and almost fainted because they were soooo expensive. Then I got angry and thought to myself, You can do this yourself! (haha, i'm so brave when i'm mad, and home in my own house, in my own mind!) Well I actually did it. :D Please tell me what you think, but be nice! It's my first time. :D
We built a "U" shaped rectangle box.
We made a cut out in the bottom because that's the only outlet on the wall. You won't see it when the bed is in place.
We added crown moulding and some trim to pretty it all up.
I painted the whole thing white (yes, even that bottom piece not painted here)
And the Finished product.
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  • KayKay KayKay on Jun 17, 2021

    Just love this so much 🥰. Finally started making mine, just wanted to ask you, how did you attach the crown moulding & shelf? I will post you a pic when it’s done, just hoping it looks as fab as one you made 😀

  • Ellen Day Ellen Day on Jan 23, 2022

    Could you please put the dimensions here? I want to build one but have no idea what type of wood you used or what the " " or ' ' they are. Thank you. I can only hope mine turns out as fabulous as yours' did. Thank you.

  • Robbie Robbie on Feb 11, 2022

    Did you add a beige upholstered piece in the middle? If so, how?

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  • Lois Buchanan Lois Buchanan on Jul 10, 2021

    By the way, yours is fabulous!

  • Colleen Colleen on Jan 22, 2024

    Your headboard is absolutely gorgeous. This is my style and I would love to do this also. I have so many questions. Do you answer questions related to the construction of the headboard? Thanks.