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Faux Fireplace Mantle As a young boy growing up in the 1960's, I remember every Christmas my younger brother would use crepe paper to convert mother's sewing machine into a fireplace.After all, Santa needed a point of entry, and we needed a place to hang our stockings.
Although that was a long time ago and the memories are somewhat vague, the feelings of warmth and comfort brought about by that imitation fireplace are still very v*v*d and treasured.I was reminded about the warmth and comfort offered by a fireplace when an interior designer suggested that our living room needed a focal point.
Initially, I thought that the perfect solution would be the standard chesterfield along the wall, with a picture above it.However, a faux fireplace was rather strongly suggested by my significant other.
With a bit of encouragement (and recollections of my childhood) I started shopping around, and quickly found that prices were in the $3,500-$5,000 range.I realized that like my brother, I could do it myself.
After a lot of reading, I decided on a design consisting of a white mantle with a marble hearth.Once I envisioned what I wanted, I went about creating some drawings that would...