So when we moved into the house one of the major things that was frustrating and really a bugger was the fireplace— I mean a Sheetrock mantle?? really? Who ever thought those looked good? and the hole for the T.V. didn’t fit Dave’s “man” T.V.
So I knew I wanted to change it- but I didn’t know what into? I didn’t want to spend to much money either or do any major floor plan changes– So needless to say it sat there forever – I couldn’t figure out a way to make it look better– well a way that both me and Dave could agree on too
Here’s the Before:
I did immediately paint the walls and trim when we moved in so it looked a little better
but I don’t have any pictures of that- or how horrible it looked when we had our tv just sitting on the ledge– with the wires hanging everywhere– It was great- let me tell ya.
Here it is Now:
This was the first project that I didn’t really have at least a vague plan for– We really just flew by the seat of our pants on this one— One day still looking at the eyesore the next demoing it cuz’ I couldn’t stand it anymore
gotta love a sexy man with a saws-all :)
When we finally figured out kinda what we were gonna do there was some major angle math figuring involved– all I can say is that I am glad Dave is so smart cuz’ I would have never been able to figure it out
We did live with it like this for awhile– while we tried to figure out how we were gonna finish it
Fun times- fun times.
But hallelujah– It’s done– I like it- Our T.V. fits– and really we spent only about $100 to do it–What do you think yay or Nay on the redesign?