Asked by: Alba Borggrefe
asked in category: General Last Updated: 30th March, 2020

What color should I paint my mantel?

Turn your fireplace mantel into the showstopper it was meant to be through paint. And think about colors other than typical white. A new paint color can dramatize your mantel, turn up the heat on the surround or take the attention off worn brick, stone or tile.

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In respect to this, what color should I paint my mantle?

Many new mantels come unfinished so you can select the colour of paint or stain you want. Others may come in a bright white, or get finished in a generic bright white as they are installed. And while white certainly blends in with a lot of different colour schemes, it isn't always the best choice for your mantle.

Secondly, should I paint or stain my fireplace mantel? If your mantel is stained wood, you need to remove the old finish so you can add new coats of stain. If your mantel is painted, there is no need to remove the existing finish completely if you're just going to repaint it, but you do need to sand it so that the new paint finish will adhere better.

Likewise, people ask, what is the best color to paint a fireplace?

For a modern color scheme, use a sleek black paint for your fireplace. Brown, tan, sand and gray are other neutral shade options for your hearth that will coordinate with any room design.

What should I hang over my fireplace mantel?

15 Mantel Decor Ideas for Above Your Fireplace

  • Mirror. Image Provided by: New Darlings.
  • Art. You don't have to be a fine art connoisseur to feature art you love in your home, and above your mantel is the perfect place to show off your artistic taste.
  • Family Photos. Image Provided by: Pursuit of Handyness.
  • Television.
  • Clock.
  • Wreath.
  • Chalkboard.
  • Window Pane.

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