We have a few projects in the works right now, and one of them is the other side of our fireplace (see the kitchen side here). This fireplace is in the living room and it needs a major overhaul. Like so major that when I start thinking about it I become overwhelmed. A fireplace has the potential to be the focal point of a room, but this one….not so much. I just can’t get over the off-centered fireplace. Really?! What were they thinking in 1961?
I do think we’ve come up with a few solutions though. We’ll paint the brick white, install a new bulky mantle, and place vertical planks above the new mantle. We’ll also add sconces since we already have an electrical outlet above the fireplace (again, why?!). This is a 5 second mock-up, and we haven’t settled on what sconces we’ll use yet, but here’s a general idea of what we are thinking…
Per usual, I will keep you guys posted along the way.