Fireplace Makeover "After"







Here it is! Instant "cozy". It's definitely what the room needed!

I painted the ceramic surround and gas insert with a high temperature enamel. I used a traditional board and batten style wainscot design as the wall treatment. Finally, I gave the existing mantel a fresh coat of cream paint to match the millwork. The project was easy, budget friendly and I did it all myself while my husband was away for two days.

In case you missed them, the before pictures were posted a couple days ago. Scroll down to view them. Thanks for visiting! Check out other projects built by us girls at Sawdust and Paper Scraps!

4 comments:

  1. That really looks great. Isn't is great when you do something all by yourself and it turns out great. Pat yourself on the back. From a fellow buildhers club girl.
    Brooke

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  2. I never would have thought to paint the tile surround, I would have gone at it with a hammer and chisel and what a mess that would have made. It's so much better when the hubby comes home to a finished project than to a mess that looks like a tornado hit.

    I love the new look and the fact that you did it in 2 days for $22. What!

    Thanks for linking up.

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  3. It really lightens up the room. Great job!

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  4. Gorgeous redo! Can you please tell me where you got the photo frame hanging above the mantel? I am looking (everywhere) for one just like this!!! i think it would be perfect to hold all my wedding snapshots.

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