Here’s a reminder of what I’m tackling for this Living Room Makeover. Or more ready to start putting this room back together. One of them is by putting fall decorations on top of a simple wood fireplace mantel just like in the picture above. This room finally has the impact I knew it could. Having the TV above or near the fireplace has its challenges, so we’ve put together the most common pitfalls, and how to avoid them. Add new lighting, wall art, decor, throws, pillows…basically, add the icing. See the makeover plans and living room before photos here. ... Fireplace with TV above. And since the house was built in 1945, they didn’t know if it was up to code. I can’t believe we now have a cozy fireplace, just in time for the holidays! Shop a similar look to our family room below: Filed Under: DIY, Winter Decor Tagged With: Interior. Beautiful living room features a vertical shiplap fireplace wall lined with a flat panel tv niche over a gray stone fireplace surround as well as a gray herringbone firebox. Photo: Courtesy of Vanessa Cunningham It may be genius…. I hope, Did you catch when Deb shared this awesome lightwe, Arranging Winter Greens for Outdoor Planters. What about adding big columns on each side? Shiplap is a feature that comes to us from the design traditions of homes in harsh climates. Don’t forget to sign up for the Abbotts At Home email newsletter to get DIY, Remodeling, and Crafty ideas in your inbox. Full stone fireplace with either WHITE shiplap or STAINED shiplap on the sides. I can’t believe I am just now sharing one of our latest projects of installing shiplap above the fireplace. Once we had the tv in place, we could better estimate where the mantel shelf should fall on the shiplap. You and Deb make such a wonderful team and couple. It's been adopted and adapted in homes across the country—and on television, of course. It’s Polished Pearl by Behr. October 2020. Sarah wrote: Oh dang, that’s a great question! TV Schedule; Watch Live; Let's Search For . In case you want to do this, be sure that the heat from the fireplace does not reach the TV. I’m not sure if pictures can really explain how much this update has completely changed the look and feel of this room. Photos above show how they framed out the fireplace. When I walk in that room now, that beautiful shiplap fireplace makeover feels like a true centerpiece. Everyone’s starting point and the surface they are building on will be a little different, but I think this method could work for most homes. The total project including the fireplace insert but not the Samsung tv, cost us approx $1,000. Adding a TV above your mantel can create a tricky design dilemma. I appreciate that you also have a blog. Cancel. This picture was taken a couple of weeks before we flooded during Hurricane Harvey for our home fall tour 2017 post (this was my 2nd post ever– so it’s – well – looks like a new blogger did it – LOL)!! The shiplap was from Lowe’s and the wood mantel was from amazon. I think it helped resell the house, that’s what we got the most compliments on after we finished everything. The total project including the fireplace insert but not the Samsung tv, cost us approx $1,000. What makes this so perfect is that the white brick around the fireplace and the shiplap above the wooden mantel are painted the exact same color and set up in the exact same width. It’s done and I couldn’t be happier with it. Thanks for following along. I then added the top wood piece and the crown molding. Next, I had 1/4" plywood strips cut to the exact dimensions of the opening above the fireplace. I have a strange question but how high from the ground is it to the top of your tv? I think it makes such a bigger statement than the wimpy mantel we had before. We had the entire house insulated during the big renovation. I knew a full wall feature would be amazing in that room. Stone, shiplap, tile. Before I came to help her with the mantel and shiplap wall, she had an electrician come and move some outlets and put a cord tube (blue) in the wall so she won’t have cords showing. Mar 5, 2020 - Complete fireplace and audio visual system supply and installation service. All to find that it was just that – cracked plaster. Happy Fall, Kippi. We LOVE you all so much! Using the RIGHT TV wall mount for the job, however, is NOT common! Using scrap wood, Deb installed boards to resemble shiplap giving that wall a lot more interest. Mantel Before. I love a good fireplace renovation, and there’s almost nothing more satisfying than an incredible fireplace before and after. Shelley. So I promised myself recently to keep all of my bloggy buddies in the loop, too. img src : thriftydecorchick. Placing a TV up high or above a fireplace moves the image you’re trying to watch well above eye level — which is considered the ideal viewing experience. What do you think?? We don’t plan on putting a TV in the bedroom, but just in case we sell the house, the next person has a place to plug in their television and cable box. I’m still ooing an awing every time I see it. Nov 2, 2019 - Explore Lauren Doolittle's board "Shiplap fireplace", followed by 117 people on Pinterest. I used dimes as spacers. What do you think about this Shiplap Fireplace Makeover???? Framing the Mantel: To break the architecture up and achieve our shelf on our mantel, we framed the shiplap portion smaller than the lower half of the fireplace, leaving a 12″ shelf for the mantel. Main Our Favorite Fireplaces From Fixer Upper. But, I realize that not all of you do any type of social media. Mar 2, 2017 - Consider proper ventilation, integrated electrical and comfortable mounting heights from HGTV Remodels before installing a flat-panel TV over your fireplace. Then the fun part began. attractive; cozy; the center of attention in the room; Consider emulating the grey fireplace mantel like in the picture above. ADDING A SHIPLAP FEATURE WALL TO LIVING ROOM. To make the room more enjoyable, you can put a TV above the fireplace. What color of white did you use? No single YouTube video or DIY tutorial can teach you everything you need to know or warn you about everything that might happen. Next, I added the vertical wood pieces to the wall above the mantle that will encase the shiplap. I’ll check it out, Jalene! Finally, I wanted to replace the mantel with a reclaimed piece of wood. Good luck on your search for the perfect home. I feel your pain. If you want a fireplace that is. (Or your TV is too big!)   And, the mantel was about two inches away from the wall by this time. Note:  Our house isn’t filled with your average joe plaster and lath on the walls. I can’t believe we now have a cozy fireplace, just in time for the holidays! Accessorizing the mantle, hearth and surround ideas too. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Next, I primed and painted the shiplap and caulked all seams and gaps (do not skip this step!). This was exactly the nudge I needed to start rolling with the project. I am so glad we did it. Nov 16, 2020 - Ideas to update the fireplace. We have ours hung above the fireplace too but it seems so high to me? I guess at the time I didn’t know about ripping thin plywood into strips to make faux shiplap, so I used 1 x 4’s to cover the brick. So, here is what the room used to look like. Read the full disclaimer here. Welcoming master bedroom features a TV mounted against a white shiplap fireplace wall over a light stained wood mantel and a gray surround. What about a shiplap accent wall above the fireplace? See more ideas about living room designs, fireplace design, family room. There were no issues with code here in Ontario. And, I think I was right! So, on January 1, we started this potentially major project. The combination of wood mantel and stone surround gives it a warm and comfortable vibe. He slaved away to make this shiplap accent wall, and the end results are perfect. Thanks, Shelley! Stephanie Kraus Design . And if you think standard horizontal shiplap is too boring, experiment with different angles on your walls (especially around stairways, fireplaces and other high-profile areas). That crack pushed the top of the fireplace mantel away from the 2 x 4’s inside the wall. Nov 12, 2017 - Explore Claudette Lane's board "Fireplaces with tv above" on Pinterest. view full size. THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS. Clearance around the gas fireplace, and a large mantel beam force the TV to be placed uncomfortably high. The ambiance is crazy good at night! I think if gave the sconces a whole different look, too. Enjoy some cozy fall nights in front of it. Thanks so much for stopping by the blog. Considering your mantle alone would cost that much to buy. Mounting your TV on shiplap is essentially the same as with any other type of wood frame wall. One floor to ceiling mirror can easily double up the visual area of your living room and even make the room brighter by reflecting light. Mar 11, 2017 - Explore Brenda Kahan's board "Fireplaces With Tv Above" on Pinterest. Now, here’s a little look at how this room is coming together. Also, how shiplap can be used with so many different styles of home decor. 17 Aug. So glad you liked it, Christine! For our mantel we started by assembling the sides of the frame. The key is finding the studs in your wall, so your TV will be safe and secure. See more ideas about fireplace, fireplace design, fireplace update. Feeling inspired? I stained all of the raw wood a dark walnut color and then painted them all white using this technique. #fireplace #fireplaceupdate. view full size. A while ago, he created shiplap valances in our living and dining rooms. Oh my gosh!!! I love the idea of the wood look on the fireplace instead of the white, but I don't want there to be too much wood. Here is our before. We are chomping at the bit to add our touches to whatever we buy and I will be referencing your pictures and all the information you share over and over. Our TV could NOT go back above this beautiful new fireplace. My master plan was to change the look of the fireplace and make it a focal point of the home. Thanks Posted 10.6.20 Reply. Fireplace with TV above. Even Hubby agreed. ORC Living Room Makeover Plans – Fall 2018, Farmhouse meets Traditional Living Room Makeover, Remodel the Fireplace Wall with a Modern, Traditional Millwork Design, Rearrange the Layout around our Great Views. Hide Tv Over Fireplace Porch Fireplace Wooden Fireplace Fireplace Cover Living Room With Fireplace Fireplace Outdoor Fireplace Ideas Fireplace Design Fireplaces With Tv Above Chic covered patio features concealed flat panel television hidden behind sliding folding doors placed above a red brick outdoor fireplace. Beautiful job! If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Step by step tutorial DIY shiplap electric fireplace. *happy dancing all over the living room*. Shiplap corner fireplace with TV above. I want it all the way to the top then woul i have to also complete the walls on either side to make it look uniform? Check out some of Fixer Upper’s hottest fireplace makeovers. Your email address will not be published. The system uses horizontal steel rods mounted to a frame or wall that a mantel or shelf can slide onto. You would need to attach firing strips to the brick then you can shiplap. They are traditionally built with 1 x 8″ boards. This is the 2009 version… at the beginning of the shiplap trend. Speaking of wimpy. I picked an unfinished mantel so I could choose the stain in person. Was the entire brick structure collapsing? This is where a sturdy set of floating shelf brackets come in. Home Fireplace Fireplace Remodel Built In Around Fireplace Home Living Room … If you follow me over on Facebook or Instagram, you have already seen that our fireplace got a big makeover after the holidays. This project was incredibly easy. The room needed better lighting, so we also added a couple recessed lights on a dimmer above the fireplace. See more ideas about family room, family room design, room design. See more ideas about shiplap fireplace, fireplace, fireplace built ins. DIY Mantel #diyhomedecor #diyprojects #diyfireplace #shiplap #electricfireplace . With beautiful chunky molding and 10 extra large windows that let all of the light and the view of our backyard shine through. So, we decided to shiplap the fireplace and add a wood mantel. DIY fireplace with secret door electronics compartment. Would need to do all three sides if it stands out from the wall. The client chose to have a floating mantel above his shiplap fireplace. Nov 3, 2020 - Explore Faelynn Paterson's board "TV above fireplace" on Pinterest. Use a level and a pencil to mark the stud going up the entire length of the wall. It’s the heavy concrete type of plaster with the wire mesh – aka, pain in the ass walls. We have another piece in our living room that I knew it could go on and I just NEEDED to be able to stare at my beautiful new shiplap fireplace. Shiplap Fireplace Makeover Budget- Supplies cost about $250 for all the 2×4’s, shiplap, paint, trim, wood for the mantle and stain. Chip and Joanna Gaines are pros at transforming ordinary fireplaces into eye-catching focal points. *Quickly fixed audio issues and reuploaded - Thanks to those that pointed it out**This is the second part of the living room fireplace remodel. Hi Sherri- We inquired with the fireplace company on whether or not this was going to be an issue around a fireplace and due to the BTUs on the fireplace we chose for our living room, it was acceptable to use shiplap as a surround. One major goal of this makeover is to mount her large 75″ TV above her fireplace. It has bothered me for 6 years. So we waited. DIY Shiplap Tutorial. Have a picnic in the middle, Merry Christmas! But, I realize that not all of you do any type of social media. Read on for how to create your own DIY shiplap fireplace. My husband and I sold our house a couple of years ago and will be moving to Maine (ugh) soon. And a little backstory on making this wall happen. The crew didn’t blow insulation above the fireplace mantel because they didn’t know what was behind that wall. How To Install Shiplap Above A Fireplace - Simple, beginner friendly tutorial with supply lists and instructions for DIY shiplap installaiton. I neglected to space the 1 x 4’s so some of the lumber is touching and some is not, contributing to the messiness of the whole thing. The current oak mantel is too tall to mount the TV and it is not wide enough to look balanced with the TV. Look through shiplap fireplace pictures in different colors and styles and when you find some shiplap fireplace that inspires you, save it to an Ideabook or contact the Pro who made them happen to see what kind of design ideas they have for your home. ***We already had a saw and nail gun, so if you don’t have those you will have to add in the cost to rent them. Step 7: Then, apply 1/4″ thick trim to the ends using construction adhesive and the finish nails-to give the faux shiplap wall a more polished finished look. Oh my gosh, Deb hates them. Wish I lived next door!! view full size. And, of course, we had to add a big wide chippy board we got from a friend. It's really best to find that stud. Your fireplace turned out perfect. People often wonder if they can mount things on shiplap without having to find a stud because it's such a sturdy material. For maximum security, consider using a noncombustible material in your fireplace surround before adding shiplap. If above the fireplace there is more than 1 ½inches (38mm) of material projecting from the fireplace opening, you will need 12 inches of clearance from the top of the opening. It’s not advisable to mount a TV above a fireplace because excess heat and electronics don’t mix. If you’re putting your tv above your fireplace, be sure to frame in a section for the tv so you can attach your tv bracket to studs. Now you know how this Shiplap Fireplace Makeover changed our home. I’m sure you were panicked at first but it turned out perfect in the end! Explore the beautiful shiplap fireplace photo gallery and find out exactly why Houzz is the best experience for home renovation and design. Yours looks better so I was just curious. The next day, we added 2 X 3s above the fireplace and roughed-in all of the electrical. Our Home Renovation Projects. You are an amazing decorator. She started planning where to start and, you know me, I was planning the end stages of the project. Don't do the walls on each side. Restful cottage bedroom boasts a flat panel television mounted to shiplap trim over a concrete fireplace finished with a chunky wooden mantel. When I took the Christmas decor off of the fireplace mantel, let’s just say I just about shat my pants. But, the millwork above our mantle seemed small compared to the walls and windows. How To Install Shiplap Above A Fireplace This is a super-simple, beginner friendly DIY project tutorial covering the steps we used to install shiplap above our fireplace. To make the room more enjoyable, you can put a TV above the fireplace. Martha O'Hara Interiors . 3. We noticed that our fireplace mantel had pulled away from the wall a few months before Christmas. Were there issues with the firebox? Aug 29, 2019 - Some of MantelMount's favorite TV's mounted over the fireplace, a setup rather common today. Dec 13, 2020 - Explore Renee Hopkins's board "shiplap fireplace" on Pinterest. We removed the fireplace mantel from the wall and tore off all of the cracked plaster above it and removed the sconces. How To Install Shiplap Above A Fireplace - Simple, beginner friendly tutorial with supply lists and instructions for DIY shiplap installaiton. Once we had the tv in place, we could better estimate where the mantel shelf should fall on the shiplap. Imagine an easy-to-install, simple-to-use, full-range motion TV wall mount that is designed to go over fireplaces & entirely eliminates neck strain & TV glare. Before. Your fireplace is too small! DIY fireplace with secret door electronics compartment. Is the entire wall going to cave in? (On a side note, that fan had to come down). We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. There is something about shiplap fireplaces that call out to me! 1. Abbotts At Home is not liable in any way for injury or loss resulting from any ideas or information provided. Also, shiplap a small wall that was just blah, to offset the fireplace. Oh my gosh…thank you so much for the kind words. Tomorrow I’m going to tell you about our new coffee table, that is definitely not wimpy. It is good preparation for the coming cold air. Erin Sander Design. After. An orange and pink gray abstract art piece hangs from a shiplap fireplace wall over a white wooden mantel framing marble herringbone surround tiles. Read the full disclaimer here. Feb 4, 2018 - Explore Susan Gilpin's board "Electric fireplace with tv above" on Pinterest. I pledge my love. I love the clean, crisp look that shiplap adds to a neutral wall. And then it was done! See more ideas about tv above fireplace, fireplace, fireplace design. Mounting a TV above your fireplace is popular, and it might even seem appealing, but we have some concerns about what it might mean for the health of your TV. For our mantel we started by assembling the sides of the frame. Home; Shows; Fixer Upper; Photo Galleries; #FixerUpper Consult Program Guide. I noticed the plaster wall was cracked about a foot above the mantel. The DIY mantle was probably around $25! One of my favorite brands t, Staying home for NYE? It just draws your eyes up and makes the room feel grand. https://www.abbottsathome.com/living-room-shiplap-fireplace-wall One of the reasons why we built a fireplace in this room was to transform the wall we had our TV on. Due to the entire exterior structure being brick, insulation was blown in the walls from the inside. I’d have to measure it to be sure. In coastal design and beach homes, shiplap or planked walls are a common and classic feature. White mantle vs. stained wood mantle. It was structurally sound. Standard layout, floating or corner fireplace ideas. Grey Fireplace Mantel. I love your style so much. Nervous Nellie over here just knew it was going to cost $1.5 million. Let me know if you have questions. What makes this so perfect is that the white brick around the fireplace and the shiplap above the wooden mantel are painted the exact same color and set up in the exact same width. White Chevron Shiplap Fireplace Wall with TV Welcoming, beautifully styled living room features a flat panel television mounted to a chevron fireplace wall above a white chunky mantel. The area above the fireplace is often warmer than other wall surfaces in your home. See more ideas about Fireplace, Fireplace design, Fireplace built ins. This meant no visible brackets to help support the old rough-hewn beam. Check ours out at ourcorneroftheworldblog.com!! That new fireplace wall is the creme de la creme! I really appreciate it! I love this creative idea to deal with the absurd amount of space to fill over a mantle in a room with 10+ ft. ceilings! Remember the antique mirror I found this past week, I have to be comfy. It really does make an impact. It’s finally time to reveal the big shiplap fireplace makeover that I’ve been teasing on Instagram for what feels like forever. What do you think? 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