For a quick, easy update in a room that already has wood paneling and extensive beams, paint your mantel. This green mantel fits with the wall color and accessories such as a lamp and decorative pillow. The room is designed by Atlanta-based Cruickshank Remodeling.
Painting exposed ceiling beams black is more than an accent to a living space, it brings classic intrigue and an updated farmhouse feel to this transitional room. Using thick, textured material for the fireplace mantel adds a striking focal point that emulates the rustic nature of the dining table.
This rustic great room has vaulted ceilings, eclectic seating and large windows. The space centers around a large stone fireplace and mantel that complement the exposed wooden beams on the walls and ceiling.
Imagine lying in this bed and having your toes warmed by stacked-stone fireplace while looking up at the rustic-wood beamed ceiling. A wood dresser provides storage while a single moose antler resting on the fireplace mantel adds a little touch of whimsy.
Relax after a day of skiing in this rustic Lake Placid living room. A pair of wingback chairs cozies up next to stunning stacked stone fireplace. Continuing the rustic theme, natural wood beams are used to create the fireplace mantel and stairway railing.
Warm, sandy tones balance the stark white walls so the living room doesn't feel too cold. A single rustic wood beam serves as the mantel on the sleek, modern fireplace, creating a nice juxtaposition of rough and smooth.
Small cobalt blue tile is used for the fireplace surround, adding color and Mexican flair to the seating area of this home office. Exposed wood beams, bookshelves and rustic mantel add warmth to the space, while comfortable armchairs create the ideal spot for relaxing by the fire.
Durable fabrics and materials assures that all family members could comfortably lounge, read, do homework or eat meals without worrying about spills or messes in this neutral living room. The raw wood tone of the table reflects the rustic wood beams on the ceiling and the mantel, while the room's transitional style also helps keep the space feeling open and welcoming.