This week on the blog, I’m talking about our DIY Shiplap Fireplace! Look at the movement in the wood! Also, We attached a piece of wood behind the mantle that the mantel is actually resting on. Use an extension ladder to work your way from the bottom all the way to the top until you reach the ceiling. I created a panel from this loose piece of shiplap and added a metal strap on the backside of the board above to create a groove for the panel to slide in to. Thanks!! Place the first shiplap board on top of the mantle. DIY Electric Fireplace Wall. People also love these ideas. Hi Randy- thanks so much! Our farmhouse fireplace was made from stacked stone with a barn beam as the mantle (this from from a local dairy farm barn!). Jul 11, 2020 - DIY Shiplap Electric Fireplace & Mantel - Micheala Diane Designs Step by step tutorial on how to bui July 2019. Love this. Sometimes I think that I should have been born in the Caribbean! In terms of budgeting, the framing, shiplap, paint, mantel and MDF trim can to approximately $1000.00. As always, if you have any questions about a specific part of the project, just let me know and I’ll be happy to provide more details. I hope this helps (that includes the thick black trim surround). Tonight's advent activity was to create paper snow, We have some catching up to do on our advent Chris. So measuring was very important! It’s starting to look complete, and this is exciting! See more ideas about shiplap fireplace, fireplace remodel, home fireplace. We knew that the new light fixture needed to be exactly the middle of the fireplace. Last think I want is to have things look disproportionate. I hope this helps ~Bry, Did you have an existing fireplace before doing this or did they figure out how to vent it to add a gas one in? Shiplap walls are one of my favorite ways to give the house a farmhouse feel. Faux Fireplace Home Decor Fireplace Decor Living Room With Fireplace Home Fireplace Room Faux Shiplap Home Diy Shiplap Fireplace. Oct 27, 2020 - Step by step tutorial on how to build an inexpensive shiplap fireplace using an electric insert. It was beautiful- but cost A LOT! Any chance you would share a picture of what your shelf behind the tv looks like? I’m excited for you and this project Good luck! Now, when you are doing a faux brick, you will need this drywall to attach the brick to, but shiplap, by its very nature, is designed to attach directly to the studs. The first thing to do is find the studs in the wall, that way it is quick and easy to nail the boards to the wall. I’m so pleased with how much it lightened the room and added character. First, we built the base that the fireplace sits on. Required fields are marked *. I hope this helps! Wife of a firefighter/carpenter, mother to two boys ages 7 and 5, homeschooling both my boys, building our own barndominium, and loving Jesus! You can view all the possible options when picking out a gas fireplace at Napoleon Fireplaces. I hope this helps . Once the shiplap was on the wall, then we added trim to the edges. Build a small frame similar to the one you built for the top and bottom at the beginning of this project then attach it to the studs at the height you’d like. The border is 3.5″ on the sides and bottom, and roughly 7″ on the top- you were so close Good luck with your lake house remodel- would love to see the final fireplace design you go with! Hope this helps! However we are totally stumped on how to work with our vaulted ceiling. Article by Micheala Diane Designs | Interior Design, Home Styling and DIY Projects. Hi! You know, if you’re not lucky enough to live in Texas and have true shiplap walls hiding behind your drywall! My estimate is 3″ on the sides, 4″ on the bottom, and 7″ on the top. The key for us was that we were adding our MDF Trim on the outside of our fireplace as a border which actually hides any imperfections in the plywood , Thanks for the reply! Follow your pencil mark and use a nail gun to nail the shiplap plank to the wall directly into the stud. I’m so excited to be sharing our DIY Shiplap Fireplace with you guys today! Then, we filled in the vaulted section of the fireplace and made sure that we attached a piece into the ceiling. Feb 26, 2020 - Step by step tutorial on how to build an inexpensive shiplap fireplace using an electric insert. Here is the best shot I have of the living room before our renovation. Hi Kat- we thought the same thing as your husband and then did lots of research- turns out that the remote has infrared signals that bounce off all the walls, doors, cabinets, etc in your home and find the cable box behind the tv with ease. One Room Challenge Spring 2019- Week 6: Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Final Reveal. Thanks so much. Your email address will not be published. I am so excited about today’s post. Would it be possible to have you send me the same info on how you framed with a slant vaulted ceiling? Hi Rebecca, thanks for stopping by! Keep your eyes out for it! This is something we intend to do as well, utilizing an electric fireplace. I should mention that the mantle was built by my husband in our garage and then installed as one piece…shimmied into place perfectly! Shiplap Fireplace and DIY Mantle (Ditched the Old Traditional) August 19, 2019. I really like that dark walnut mantle. How to Make a DIY Shiplap Fireplace. We went back and caulked and used painters putty to cover up the nail holes. Excellent post! We already had shiplap as a feature wall for our staircase, why not transfer the same idea to another part of our open-concept main floor! My tips are to make sure all your cords are in place prior to building your fireplace area and to measure the height of your tv before building the shelf. NOTE:  **Always check with the fireplace model you purchase to see how much room is needed from fireplace to mantle- it’s based on the heat being pumped out of the insert**. Fireplace. We were moving from a custom-built home in which we designed & sourced all the materials. 4 thoughts on “ DIY Shiplap Fireplace (On A Budget) ” Martisek Adventures says: August 30, 2019 at 7:24 pm. We used finishing nails to nail the boards to the wall. I think it helped resell the house, that’s what we got the most compliments on after we finished everything. Second, We built the frame up to the lowest part of the vaulted slanted ceiling level to the other side. Maybe I’ll be a snow bird when retire and fly down south for these chilly winters. Since we already had sheetrock on the wall we had to find the studs. Is that wood? Thanks for visiting Inspired to Revamp. We chose to create an inset box behind our tv that allows us to hide all cable wires, boxes, tv mount, etc! We had already purchased our Napoleon fireplace, so we had the instructions on how to build the frame to fit the size of our new gas insert! Transform your boring TV wall into a statement piece. Then, using leftover trim or MDF, create a box shape that slides over the frame. Hi Caroline- Thanks for the question- I don’t think I’ve ever had anyone ask that one yet. Fireplace Makeover.. A shiplapped fireplace! I hope this helps , Your fireplace and mantel is BEAUTIFUL! (So that altering the fireplace down the road wasn’t that big of a deal!). What did you use for the hearth? It totally made sense. Jan 16, 2018 - Explore Meg Schelble's board "Shiplap fireplaces", followed by 105 people on Pinterest. (this is what you can see in the pic in the blog post). If you want to add a more rustic look to the walls, then I would skip this step. Paint the ship lap. Love the outcome. My husband and I recently fixed up a house. Hi! Hi do you mind me asking how much this cost total? The electric fireplace is recessed into the inner frame built using 2×4’s. Wooden Fireplace Fireplace Garden Fake Fireplace Shiplap Fireplace Bedroom Fireplace Farmhouse Fireplace Fireplace Remodel Cozy Fireplace Fireplace Surrounds. Cheers . A lot of you wanted the step by step tutorial on this DIY shiplap fireplace makeover that Kevin and our friend Joe did (in Joe’s home). The builder quoted almost $3000 for a fireplace, but we expected to be all in for under $500 using you guys as a model! Could I also see how you did your cubby behind the tv?k, Hi Kelly! Transform your boring TV wall into a statement piece. Hi Lauren- I would advise to either have the tv and the fireplace the same size or have the tv larger than the fireplace. Our DIY Shiplap Fireplace: How We Did It. I hope you enjoy my blog and are truly inspired in your own life as well! I needed to make sure I did not nail the shiplap board nearest to this outlet. Home Decor. I will be creating this beauty over Christmas break. Do you mind me asking the size of both that you use? February 2020. Also, when you layed your base layer of plywood for the shiplap did you angle that flush with your vaunted ceiling? The New Stairs REVEAL; Industrial Farmhouse Style! Jul 1, 2020 - This Pin was discovered by Cbat. Just picture it, finally sitting down in your living room after a long day. To further our Modern Farmhouse Design, I wanted a chunky gas fireplace insert and wrap around mantle too! We find it easier to put up the pieces of plywood and THEN paint the entire fireplace as a whole. I was loosely following another blog’s DIY who did a similar fireplace to this, but with brick. The glass face plate then slides down over the front of the fireplace. This is a great project! We are building something similar in our living room and my husband and I are not seeing eye to eye on where to put the cable box & other components. We made sure we had enough depth to attach our cable box too. Like Liked by 1 person. The builder quoted almost $3000 for a fireplace, but we expected to be all in for under $500 using you guys as a model! Make sure it is level and centered. I hope this helps . Great looking project! This is the series where we share DIY, Design and Lifestyle content, a fun change up from food, wellness and recipes! your own Pins on Pinterest We built a cubby area behind our tv that stores all our cables, technology, etc. I can’t wait to build mine. Transform your boring TV wall into a statement piece. Saved by Courtney Dam. Hi there, love the finished product of your shiplap fireplace! Thank you for any guidance and Merry Christmas to you and your family. I sent you an email with some pictures as requested! What kind of trim did you use wear the shiplap meets the wall? I want to do this but am worried about code? Could you clarify what you “filled in the fireplace with?” This portion of the reply has me a little lost! Merry Christmas to you and your family as well! Luckily for me, I have family members who own a roofing business and they were able to fix the roof after the vent was installed. Ours is wider than the fireplace and our measurements are: Excellent post! This is something we intend to do as well, utilizing an electric fireplace. Nov 2, 2019 - Explore Lauren Doolittle's board "Shiplap fireplace", followed by 117 people on Pinterest. Let me know if you have any more questions, I would be happy to help~ Bry. We are getting to the final stages! There were no issues with code here in Ontario. DIY Fireplace Mantel from Chatfield Court Remember to look at the manual requirements of your fireplace that you purchase when building your frame. Do you know the dimensions of the dark border surrounding the fireplace?? yes it is wood, we special ordered it to fit the hearth. I knew I wanted to add shiplap to our fireplace whenever we were building our house. It turned out really amazing. What can I say, through all, ✨❄️And just like that...the holidays are, All is merry and bright! Hi Avery- for sure! I’m veering off the path of the master bathroom remodel to bring you our DIY shiplap fireplace surround makeover. Unfortunately, I have zero pictures of the dark walnut mantle being built or being installed. We want to share everything we learned while building a barndominium. We would love to do this with a vaulted ceiling, Hi Amanda- There was not a fireplace before we moved here. When we purchased our fireplace, we added the surround as an extra upgrade from Napoleon Fireplaces. Install Fireplace. My husband and I are working on something similar right now. Next, we added the bracing.”, Hi Kelli- I’m going to send you a personal email with some more information regarding the fireplace. Just trying to figure out budgeting! Hi, I’m Bry– I’m a wife, mother, teacher, and online entrepreneur. Did you put the shiplap on after the fireplace was completely installed? This is a great budget project that's cost will be determined by what kind of wood you purchase. Let’s pretty up this fireplace with shiplap & trim! Welcome back to Healthy Grocery Girl and a fun edition to the blog… our HGG Home Series! I’m constantly trying to improve my life in whatever manner, hence the name INSPIRED TO REVAMP. Next up is the mantle! Instead of sending you an email, I thought that it might be better to just add a picture into the post to help out anyone interested in building a similar fireplace! Besides the actual gas fireplace insert, the entire cost was less than $200 for the exterior finishes (shiplap, trim, paint, and mantle!). And that’s that really! A lot of love and Jul 27, 2019 - Have you ever wanted to install a DIY Shiplap Fireplace but just don't know how? Can you tell me the name of the mount you are using for the t. Hi Rose- Thanks so much- we love the final look too- especially the shiplap We purchased our mount at Costco and the brand name is Kanto. Faux Shiplap Fireplace DIY. We have a TV wall and planned to do the same thing g! When we originally bought our home 4 years ago, we knew that one of the first projects to complete was putting in a gas fireplace in the new living room. Here is a step-by-step guide for how we finished our DIY Shiplap Fireplace! Great idea for the shelf behind the tv for boxes. Isn’t it gorgeous!!! Your fireplace turned out gorgeous! TV–is a 58″ inch. I am mostly concerned about the tv size to fireplace size ratio. DIY Shiplap Electric Fireplace & Mantel. We love it and would be perfect for our lake house remodel. This week on the blog, I’m talking about our DIY Shiplap Fireplace! Notice all of our tv wires & cable sitting off to the side at the bottom. DIY Shiplap Electric Fireplace & Mantel. They did such a good job. Good luck with your project…what a great project to complete before the winter cold is upon us! Article from This project adds a ton of character to any room. , Hello. Hi Sherri- We inquired with the fireplace company on whether or not this was going to be an issue around a fireplace and due to the BTUs on the fireplace we chose for our living room, it was acceptable to use shiplap as a surround. Follow along on our building journey on my instagram account huntfarmhouse. Good luck on your project , Hi! OK, enough already, let’s get down to the steps to creating the perfect DIY Shiplap Fireplace! Hi Paul- thanks so much! The link to our Napoleon Fireplace is in the blog post. Awesome post. I love this. It sits on the top of the bottom 2×4 and then is screwed into each corner of the inner 2×4 frame. We used MDF boards that were 3 1/2″ wide as our trim, and the shiplap planks were plywood strips ripped to 6″. Something to check in for sure if you are considering for your own home though Discover (and save!) Would you consider sharing photos and tips on how to do the behind tv shelf? I sent you a private message on Instagram with the details you are looking for. It’s important to strategically figure out where you are going to put them (especially if you are to mount the tv on the fireplace wall!). We have had NO issues with our remote control in the last few years since we’ve done this reno- Hope this helps . If there is anything else I can help you with, please let me know! If you want a clean look, then this is something you would want to do. 1.7k . After looking at all the options – pre-primed & cut shiplap planks, tongue & groove (which we used on our old house bathroom walls) and good old plywood – this method seems to be the most cost effective way to add shiplap. 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