Diy Faux Fireplace-closeup of the firebox with a white wood hearth. This would solve my problem of lack of a hearth and not wanting to mess up our gorgeous wood floors in case we were to ever remove the mantel.
DIY Faux Stacked Wood Fireplace- This is one of the prettiest fireplace decorations I have seen! Great project to welcome springtime and summer when your fireplace will be taking a break. Looks like a fairly easy DIY.