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How to Create a Contemporary Mantel

A mantel can be a great accent to a fireplace, but a worn or out-of-date mantel can often take away from this great home feature.

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Top 43 Mantels Projects

  1. 1. Showcase Fireplace With Mantel (00:01:00)

    Showcase a fireplace by building and installing a decorative mantel.

  2. 2. Cleaning Brick Fireplaces (00:01:45)

    Try some of these ways to get stained, dirty bricks clean on a mantel.

  3. 3. Media Room Makeover (03:19)

    They went shopping for babyproofing supplies and got a media room makeover.

  4. 4. Rock-Out Room (03:19)

    A living room's 60s rock wall is blasted to the past behind a new wall.

  5. 5. Bamboo Mantel (00:02:05)

    Here's an inside look at the building of a bamboo-plywood mantel slipcover.

  6. 6. A Mantel Masterpiece (02:01)

    Show off your creative flair with these festive mantel decorating ideas.

  7. 7. Luxe-Rustic Mantel Decorating Ideas

    Amy Bell's fireplace mantel design mixes luxe and rustic elements for an eye-catching look. Find more of Amy's mantel decorating ideas ...

  8. 8. How to Paint a Brick Fireplace

    DIY Network has instructions on how to transform an old fireplace with new paint and molding.

  9. 9. How to Make a Hollow Plywood Mantel

    Use these step-by-step instructions and see how careful miter cuts make this hollow mantel look like one thick piece of wood.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 10. How to Build a Kirei Board Fireplace Mantel

    To make a fireplace stand out, try dressing it up by using a great green product called kirei board. Carter Oosterhouse shows how to us...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 11. A Rustic Winter Wonderland Christmas Mantel

    Kim Byers created a Christmas mantel for DIY Network's Made + Remade blog that celebrates the outdoors with a palette of winter greens,...

  12. 12. Old-School Charm (04:55)

    Jimmy DiResta and Kevin O'Connor add old-school charm to the cabin.

  13. 13. Installing a Mantel on Stone (00:03:53)

    The Taylors' renovation turns a trashed family room into a treasure.

  14. 14. How to Update a Fireplace

    You can brighten up an outdated fireplace by creating a new mantel.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  15. 15. How to Precast a Stone Fireplace

    These step-by-step instructions show how to use precast stone to convert a dull-looking fireplace into a stone masterpiece.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
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