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How to Choose The Best Fireplace Mantel Shelves

Back in the olden days, the wooden fireplace mantel shelves were common. A fireplace used to be a place where most cooking took place. This is what necessitated the putting up of shelves. As time passed, people came to realize that these shelves needed some form of decoration.  The aim of doing this was to give the fireplace mantel a vibrant design. If the fireplace is on your living room, you have reason why you should decorate it in the best way possible. Remember this is one place that every guest to your home will see.

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The use of marble mosaic and marble inserts on the fireplace mantel. Marble is a natural yet durable material that can last for long. When you are in a hardware store to buy the shelves, you should know what you want. Your tastes and preferences should guide you. The price of decent shelves may scare you. This should not be a problem. It is not good to compromise on quality at the expense of cost. To make your fireplace mantel appear elegant, you need to make use of high quality shelves.

The kind of fireplace shelves you buy should match with marble carpet in your house. If you enhance your shelves with the marble mosaic, your house will look marvelous. Marble will last long as compared to wood. If you use marble or granite fittings to upgrade your fireplace shelves, the house will have comfort and an elegant appearance. Once you through with fitting these accessories, you can go ahead and ice the whole process with small pots of flowers. This will make the house more appealing. You can match the shelves with granite floor design to make the house a paradise. You will have a well designed house that will satisfy your needs.

Posted 11 years, 5 months ago at 5:30 pm.

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