This is basically what I'm thinking... An antique fireplace mantle with either tile or brick in a herringbone pattern like this, but all elevated. It will be FAB
Brunel 3CB Wood Burning Stoves & Multi-fuel Stoves - Stovax Stoves
Christmas by the fire
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"Wood Stove...the skeleton. Need to understand this better!" Me, too. I wish i could build my own place and put one of these babies in.
Homesteading - Wood Stoves
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Enamel wood stove, wall color, needs wood floors, and plates should be closer together...
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One of these days...
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Living room ideas