I HAD to get rid of that black hole that is my fireplace! My hubs wont let me paint up inside it because we will use it if we need to.
BEFORE THE REMODELI went looking at fireplace screens and WHOA!!! When you are saving for an adoption EVERY penny counts, and I could NOT bring myself to spend that much!
As I was falling asleep one night (when all my best ideas come to me)
I remembered that there were 2 old closet doors out leaning against our garage.
The next morning I told my hubs to go out and cut those doors in half (he doesn't ask questions anymore)
They were dirty and DARK shiny black, so I cleaned 'em, sanded 'em, primed 'em, painted 'em, taped 'em off, and painted 'em again!
I decided to go with pink stripes, that way I can use these from Valentines to Halloween... I have plans for the black hole in the fall :)
I love using unconventional items for different things, and y'all know I LOVE DIY!!
To see more pics of the fireplace before and after go HERE or HERE.
If you love the photoshop brushes I used in my photos I bought them from
Rhonna Designs.. her stuff is SO fabulous!!