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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... scale and look of this stark white mantel did not stand up to the two-story vaulted... ceiling and the flagstone fireplace surround. She tried painting it a honey color to... ho-hum mantel. "It screamed 'wrong' to me since the day we moved in," she says. The... build and install; two to three to varnish), Zaeske had a stunning live-edge mantel..."
14 Ways to Style Your Mantel for Spring and Summer
"up your fireplace with breezy decor that's just right for the sunny season... colors and artwork, or let it hide out behind strategically placed chairs and plants? No... The mantel is often the focal point of the living room in winter, but it can be hard... decorate the fireplace once warmer weather arrives. Do you play it up with fresh colors... fresh and happy. Have a traditional brick fireplace with wood mantel. Thinking of..."
Painted Fireplace Mantels Add Pizzazz
These 10 fireplace mantels show how a new coat of paint can create focal-point flair in your interior design
"se 10 fireplace mantels show how a new coat of paint can create focal-point flair... paint your mantel depends on what it is made of and the current finish on it (and how... your fireplace mantel into the showstopper it was meant to be through paint. And... for tips and what materials to use. Here are 10 beautiful, colorful mantels to inspire... dramatize your mantel, turn up the heat on the surround or take the attention off worn brick..."
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
"lights and even lemons, these decorated fireplace mantels show a festive Christmas... Houzz call and shared mantel photos. You all showed us everything from minimalist to... approaches, and we love them all. Here is a sampling of 25 mantels by Houzzers; to see... call, and you answered. Thank you so much to everyone who responded to our Houzz... of your mantels are gorgeous! We don't have a fireplace (and being atheist we don't..."
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... garlands and twinkling lights. What's a mantel to do after the glory of Christmas?... doses of design. Feeling like a fresh start for your mantel now that the holidays are... said, the mantel is a great place for displaying a story about the home or homeowner..."
Long Mantels Go the Distance
Don't stop short by sticking on a candle and calling it a day. Long mantelpieces offer the chance to really stretch your style
"candle and calling it a day. Long mantelpieces offer the chance to really stretch... -long mantels add width to a space for aesthetic value and can provide an advantageous... them full and festive over the holidays, but you can also create a chic appeal that’s... really long mantel and it is a challenge to decorate it and find a balance. Too much and... Long mantels can be intimidating. a lot of beautiful mantels here I have a really..."
8 Ways to Make Your Mantel Shine
"fall and winter with special touches that turn your fireplace into a focal point... of the fireplace and its surrounding beauty. The mantel in particular is a place of... prominence, and special attention is given to the objects that oversee the entire room... decorate your mantel: "What type of atmosphere am I trying to achieve? Will the area above... above the mantel play a pivotal role in how this room functions?" The answers will get..."
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
"for a fireplace mantel that's anything but ordinary... call a mantel has rested over fireplaces for centuries. Mantels display our family... inventive and beautiful mantels here will inspire you.... photos, art and accessories — often all the things that we treasure the most. As the focal... every fireplace, it should be worthy of displaying your most cherished items. See... including our fireplace design in your idea book on fireplace mantels. Great advice, and..."
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
"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... there, and if so, how? Do you have access to magnolia and boxwood branches, or is... strictly fir and pinecones for you? Are lights involved? Please tell us about and post pictures... holiday mantel in the Comments section below. Your pictures could be used in a future..."
Decorating the Mantel: Create a Fireplace Focal Point
If the "haphazard disarray" school of style has your mantel as a student, consider these techniques for a more artfully balanced arrangement
"has your mantel as a student, consider these techniques for a more artfully balanced... ing a mantel doesn't sound hard, until you actually try it. Although the mantel is... eye-pleasing mantel display is to enhance visual interest as much as possible. No, this... travel and focus on more than one object.... a cool fireplace screen... houseweeks1, it depends on how whole fireplace is constructed... if your mantel is accross whole protruding part ? and more features should be considered..."
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... packed away and you are left with an empty mantel, how do you get the focal point of your... your mantel during the holidays can be a piece of cake, given all those special... styling your mantel like a pro year round.... textures and stark simplicity of photos 1 and 4...the 8Foot6 and Carter Kay rooms. Emily... your fireplace and place smaller decor items in front and medium sized vase or tall..."
How to Fix a Mirror-Above-the-Mantel Dilemma
Got an unmovable mirror over your fireplace? Use trim to turn it into a feature that will turn heads
"over your fireplace? Use trim to turn it into a feature that will turn heads... traditional fireplace. It measured about 3 feet by 4 feet and was held in place by heavy... rather old and industrial and did not fit the style of the living room.... .. My fireplace had brick in and around it, and then a wood mantel surrounding the... it down and stored it. I have come full circle and intend to rehang it and I really..."
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
"pumpkins and corncobs? Try these wonderfully fresh ideas for a beautifully decorated... Styling your mantel is one of the easiest ways to keep your home feeling fresh and current... with no mantel and two little ledges in 1960 icky brown gray big brick fireplace. Oh... creative and these mantels are gorgeous. Please give advice on mantel decor. Thanks... photograph and navy walls. Here's some pictures of the same mantel when I decorated it..."
9 Portable Fireplaces
"about the mantel with these eye-catching mobile fireplace designs... around the fireplace feeling warm and cozy. What if your home doesn't come with a fireplace... stylish and portable options to heat up any rooms. The best part is you can take these... it is designated for this purpose. 3. Use only fuel recommended by the manufacturer... modern fireplace designs at http://www.hearthcabinet.com Hearth Cabinet Ventless Fireplaces..."
Corner Fireplaces Give Rooms a Design Edge
Maximizing unused space, opening a floor plan, creating a focal point ... corner fireplaces offer more advantages than just heat and light
"corner fireplaces offer more advantages than just heat and light... that warm and cozy focal point of a fireplace? A big and bulky fireplace can become quite... corner fireplace in your own home with these clever designs.... tailored fireplace in a corner not only heats an entire space with ease, but it enlarges... it out and moving it to another wall! I agree that it makes design and such a bit... 14 ft fireplace Fireplace Don't like the room but is a corner fireplace. I never..."