Home Remodeling

Dawn Millhouse
by Dawn Millhouse
We took down the wall of bricks in our small family room because it just over took the room. We prepped the wall and added an old mantle that first needed to be stripped of seven layers of paint. Then painted the room. We still need to install the hard wood floors. That's next.
Before. The wall of brick.
The mantle with many layers of paint.
The brick wall coming down.
The wall with no bricks. We will convert the fireplace to gas in the fall.
The finished mantle.
Love the new look.
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  • Melissa Parish Melissa Parish on Apr 27, 2014
    I love this look, nice and clean. Please post a pic when it's completed.

  • Marion Nesbitt Marion Nesbitt on Apr 27, 2014
    I love the warmth of wood. So glad you refinished the mantle. It looks great. It can still be a focal point without overpowering the space.