Rustic Mantel Decorating Ideas

A well-accessorized and properly styled fireplace is loved by all. The more layers you can add to the mantel, the prettier it turns out to be. Rustic mantel decorating ideas are getting highly popular these days as people love the vintage style all over again. Starting from unframed to framed art, so many artistical pieces are getting used to decorate the mantel surrounding. Continue reading “Rustic Mantel Decorating Ideas”

How To Build a Rustic Fireplace Mantel and Surround

The centre space of any living area must be the fireplace mantel. It does not just help in elevating the mood of the surrounding but also brings people together around the fireplace. You can decorate the area during any occasion or special event and launch a lovely party at home. A Rustic Mantel Fireplace looks fascinating in the living area and offers a warm welcome to the guests. Continue reading “How To Build a Rustic Fireplace Mantel and Surround”

How to Mount / Hang a Rustic Mantle

Want to know how to mount a rustic mantel shelf? It requires a certain amount of expertise to mount a mantel. Some of the mantels, like the old barn beams, weigh about 75 to 125 pounds. These need to be installed safely.  Here is how you must go about the process of installation of the mantels. There are various methods of mounting the rustic mantel. Here are different ways on how to hang a rustic mantel. Continue reading “How to Mount / Hang a Rustic Mantle”

How to Decorate a Rustic Mantel

Mantel is the construction framing, which is the opening of the fireplace and generally covers that part of a chimney breast in an artistic manner. It came into existence from the medieval period. Its primary purpose was to act as a hood and thereby prevent the smoke from reaching the room and instead diverting it into your chimney. Apart from the functional point of view, the mantel forms a focal point of decoration. Continue reading “How to Decorate a Rustic Mantel”