DIY Fireplace Overmantel Project – Lessons Learned

What? You’re NOT planning to build a fireplace overmantel?!  Believe me, no worries!  Not everyone needs a DIY Mirror Tile Overmantel. However…I always seem to find at least one tip from tutorials I read that are of value later. So here’s a takeaway tip for anyone: DO NOT (ever, ever, ever) leave things on the top of a ladder…even if you think you’ll […]

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My DIY Beveled Mirror Overmantel

My overmantel mirror project is completed! (Cue the choir of angels and the Alleluia Chorus.) If you care to read about the background of this project…some of the options, and how I came to decide on this particular version, you can read about it here. As I noted in the last post, Mr. D&D was not keen on this idea. […]

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Mirrors, Overmantels, and Fireplaces

I think I’m ready to tackle my next project… …one I keep finding excuses not to do. You may recall, that’s one of the reasons I started this blog. It helps me commit and follow through…usually :)! (We won’t mention that sneak peak list for now). We have a two-story family room that needs some attention to deflect some of the […]

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