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1337 Wood Mantel Shelf Ideabooks
How to Commission Custom Wood Furnishings
"table, shelf, desk or what have you? It's woodworkers to the rescue... perfect wood mantel to complete the job. As comfortable as he is with concrete, neither... about the wood component. It has to be custom, but where to start? “You write for... custom wood pieces in our midcentury home. My father, a wood furniture hobbyist and... color, wood type, finish,,anything really How do you mount a large cedar mantel to..."
Mantel Makeover: From Builder's Grade to Live-Edge Wood
See how an all-wrong mantel became a gorgeous fireplace focal point at the hands of an interior designer and her carpenter
"all-wrong mantel became a gorgeous fireplace focal point at the hands of an interior... plain old wood painted in a screaming white shade." This was interior decorator Cathy... ho-hum mantel. "It screamed 'wrong' to me since the day we moved in," she says. The... white mantel did not stand up to the two-story vaulted ceiling and the flagstone... live-edge mantel that brought harmony to her family room. Here's how she did it...."
9 Inventive Materials for Memorable Fireplace Mantels
Bypass plain brick in favor of these choice materials, for a fireplace mantel that's anything but ordinary
"fireplace mantel that's anything but ordinary... stone, wood or metal, the decorative ledge we call a mantel has rested over fireplaces... centuries. Mantels display our family photos, art and accessories — often all the things... beautiful mantels here will inspire you.... for a mantel. In fact I have an area I would love to plant an herbal garden in but... piece of wood that came from a dairy barn. It was stained to match the floor and was..."
25 Gorgeous Holiday Mantels by Houzzers
Laden with boughs, lights and even lemons, these decorated fireplace mantels show a festive Christmas spirit and a creative approach
"fireplace mantels show a festive Christmas spirit and a creative approach... shared mantel photos. You all showed us everything from minimalist to "everything... of 25 mantels by Houzzers; to see all of them, check out the original post.... with a mantel. I don't want a wood mantel. The look we're going for is clean, s... decorated wood hood mantel in their kitchen? I love all of these! Here is our Christmas... my mantel from my Virginia house I'd love someone to post a mantel decorated with..."
10 Unexpected Ways to Style a Gorgeous Fall Mantel
Been there, done that with the pumpkins and corncobs? Try these wonderfully fresh ideas for a beautifully decorated mantel this autumn
"Styling your mantel is one of the easiest ways to keep your home feeling fresh and current... these mantels are gorgeous. Please give advice on mantel decor. Thanks!!... on the mantel? I love it! If I were to go to this amount of effort I'd expect it... the same mantel when I decorated it for Fall: http://emilyaclark.blogspot.com/2010/... off the mantel and change it up with something dramatic. That cow is amazing, seriously..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Holiday Mantel
Do reindeer prance or lights dance above your fireplace during the holidays? Share your decorated mantel with us
"holiday mantels! We would love to see how you decorate around the fireplace. Do you... holiday mantel in the Comments section below. Your pictures could be used in a future... on my mantel. My hubby helped by making a board to place on the mantel to extend... narrow mantel. My minimalist mantel display includes lots of shimmery cones of different... Christmas mantel. Dining room and living room mantels. Here is my mountain home holiday..."
10 Inspired Ways to Refresh Your Mantel Now
Postholiday blahs don't stand a chance on your mantel when you incorporate these ways to accessorize and light it
"on your mantel when you incorporate these ways to accessorize and light it... are bare mantels everywhere looking sparse and lonely, in sharp contrast to the previous... What's a mantel to do after the glory of Christmas? The hearth is often viewed as... said, the mantel is a great place for displaying a story about the home or homeowner... for your mantel now that the holidays are winding down? Here are some simple ideas to..."
11 Tips for Picture-Perfect Mantel Styling All Year
The garland is gone; the holly is history. But you can keep your mantel arrangements artful no matter which decorations you choose next
"keep your mantel arrangements artful no matter which decorations you choose next... your mantel during the holidays can be a piece of cake, given all those special... empty mantel, how do you get the focal point of your living room or den looking picture... styling your mantel like a pro year round.... extra long mantel, I would do clusters, but probably make it a total of 5 instead of 3... of the mantel. A larger horizontal mirror or a gallery wall of mirrors. Nice examples..."
Design Greener: Using Reclaimed Wood
"reuse wood. These boards and beams have all kinds of character that they worked hard... reclaimed wood. I'm actually living by example this time around - my kitchen counters... built-in shelf counter were all fashioned from wide plank pine floorboards from my attic... ever, but wood is near and dear coming from British Columbia. We take our wood products... reclaimed wood for many things around the home. Fireplace mantel, bar, dining table and..."
Make a Cool Plant Shelf in an Afternoon — No Saw Needed
"build a shelf at the perfect height. Here’s how I did it — and you can too. Photography... attach this shelf to the frame of the house. The brackets can go from the shelf itself... beautiful shelf, can be made with reclaimed lumber, just clean the wood, do not sand... layer of wood which holds the patina. To make the shelf sturdier, to prevent it from... If the wood isn't sealed, just use a good wood glue, glue on the three meeting sides..."
Guest Picks: Step Up Your Shelf Displays
"things on a shelf, and people get paid and earn a living for YEARS telling people how to... every shelf full of books. Some breaks in the books to display a piece of pottery... to the shelf to protect the bindings. However, when dealing with books of lesser value... make a shelf look good? What is this country coming to? I have 3 banks, no not the... black shelf. A light mat with a dark frame would also have the same effect. Joanie..."
DIY Home: Add Open-Shelf Storage for Less Than $40
Got an empty wall and overflowing cabinets and drawers? Curb the clutter with inexpensive open shelves you can install in a day
"drobe-shelf-system-telescopic Thanks so much! I love these open shelves and plan... 2½-inch wood screwsEight 1-inch wood screwsWhite semigloss spray paint PrimerWhite interior... 11-inch shelf bracketsOne 1-inch by 12-inch by 8-foot whitewood boardEight 2½-inch... 2½-inch wood screws. Find placement of the next bracket by locating the stud 32 inches... 1-inch wood screws (two for each bracket.) Finally, fill the screw holes on the shelves..."
Guest Picks: Into the Woods
"-book-shelf-coat LOVE LOVE LOVE this ideabook! I loooove this too. Especially the... fireplace mantel. This bowl is another great option for the table; I love the wood grain... wonderful wood grain pattern that would be perfect in a contemporary space. This driftwood... Rustic Fall MantelGettin' Twiggy With ItCozy Neutrals for Autumn Who knew a root could..."
Guest Picks: Light Wood Accents That'll Grow on You
"light wood floors, we would need to embrace light wood details with our furniture... light woods in our everyday belongings to help make our home meet our vision, and... seal the wood without loosing that lovely light wood. Other pieces are on hardboard... birch wood around them. Although these poured paintings are more contemporary,... birch wood would look nice with mid-century furniture and decor. www.paintingsb..."
Mantel Mania: Sprucing The Space Above Your Fireplace
"great-looking mantel display. Here are some tips on how to decorate your mantel in ways... decorating the mantel can be challenging, especially if it's extra-long. If you over-accessorize... leave the mantel bare, the fireplace feels unfinished. Finding a happy medium is crucial... your mantel with a charming collection of dishes or pottery that is special to you... modern mantel. Rev up the Romance Mix glittering mercury glass, graceful ceramic..."