Rob had the fan-tabulous idea of staining the mantle above the fireplace. Since our dated mantle made me feel so empty inside, I jumped right on that project.
Fireplace mantle before the wood stain:
Fireplace mantle after the wood stain was applied:
Much better. Wouldn't you agree? But there's still something missing. I think we need to add a focal point to the wall - the fireplace as is and the wood stain (as nice as it came out) just isn't enough. We're going to add a backsplash around the fireplace - YIPPEE!
Ok, don't laugh. This is my attempt to edit a photo, which I have no experience in. I totally used Microsoft's "Paint," ha! I can only imagine how wonderful Photoshop is.
This is where I need your help. We're going to add a backsplash around the fireplace, as shown in the image above, but we're having a hard time chosing the right tile. Please help!
We've narrowed it down to four choices. And here they are...
I'm really excited about this project beacause it's a super easy one that will make a big impact in our family room. We want to chose a backsplash we'll love for years to come and something that will look amazing!!!
So let 'er rip. What do you think?