Ted's Woodworking Plans - LOVE these DIY Media Shelves! Great solution for under the TV! Free Woodworking Plans Get A Lifetime Of Project Ideas & Inspiration! Step By Step Woodworking Plans
Heavy square wooden beam on metal brackets.Mantle Brackets, detail, by Maynard Studios.
This woman's blog is inspiring! Before & After photos of her house, room by…
Floating Shelves- this is the easiest tutorial I've seen and they look just like the ones from HGTV's Fixer Upper!
How to Build a Wall Shelf/Mantle - Family Handyman. Alternate method to the flat slide-on floating shelves. Like the substantial nature of these.
Building a Mantel DIY - making boards look like one big beam with wood veneer - Home Decoratings
DESIGN TRENDS FOR trends that home decor lovers can take advantage of - Christmas Fireplace Decor
Adding Decorative Straps To Faux Beams~ Made from a rigid polyurethane and/or…
Nice bonus when adding a fireplace mantel is adding electricity.especially at Christmas
(Maybe make the brackets out of the same wood?) The mantel – made from salvaged wood – provides a simple, no-frills space to display artwork and antiques.