The color palette of my fireplace used to be earthy; the wall was mustard yellow, the mantel in tobacco finish, the hearth and heading are all terracotta bricks. Looking at it for several years made me go insane. So I thought of having a ‘black and white’ concept for a change. I’ve always love this scheme because its not too complicated (for me).
I used a black and white semi-gloss paint from Benjamin Moore, i bought the floor lamp, candle holders and art piece of Audrey Hepburn from Ikea. Some of the assorted frames came from garage sales and 99 cents! which i painted with white and some of the silver frames were bought at Bed bath and Beyond. My kids love birds so we bought a couple of parakeet and a black cage from Pet Smart. I purchased the coffee table and ottoman from Walmart. The fireplace accessory was on sale at Pier 1 so i bought it! Voila! my new fireplace Continue Reading →