Good Questions: Refacing the Fireplace

Good Questions: Refacing the Fireplace

Grace Shu
Aug 28, 2008

Remember when you had chicken pox (if you had 'em), and the itching was just unbearable but you scratched on the sly anyway? And then when you did, the itching just got worse. Well, the same can be said about our fireplace project. After months of indecision, we recklessly took action...and painted the mantel white. And then what happened? The existing tiled front sticks out like a sore thumb...

Oh well, we were going to reface the fireplace anyway (but foolishly hoping that it would all just magically come together). Which option do you think looks best? We can't decide!

By the way, here's what our fireplace looked like before we mucked around with it:

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