Tiling The Old Fireplace In My Bedroom | Summary and Q&A

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February 12, 2023
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Ariel Bissett
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Tiling The Old Fireplace In My Bedroom

TL;DR

The content showcases the step-by-step process of tiling a bedroom fireplace, including challenges and the final result.

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Key Insights

  • 🛝 The bedroom fireplace transformation involved tiling the surround and the ground directly in front of it.
  • 😒 The use of plywood and modularity allows for easy removal or modification in the future.
  • ❤️‍🩹 The tiling process was found to be time-consuming and finicky, but the end result was worth the effort.

Transcript

hello welcome to the mantelpiece in my bedroom this is the area that we are going to be transforming today I recently redid my bedroom which included putting up this wallpaper as part of the redecoration I purchased this beautiful electric fireplace and my plan was just to put it in front of here but then I got to thinking what if I tiled this and ... Read More

Questions & Answers

Q: What was the initial inspiration for tiling the bedroom fireplace?

The creator was inspired by Pinterest fireplaces with built-in cavities and tiled surrounds, leading to the decision to tile their own fireplace for a custom look.

Q: Was it discovered that the fireplace was originally an open cavity?

No, upon investigation, it was determined that the fireplace was always a closed unit, and fixing it to have a true cavity would be costly.

Q: How did the creator approach tiling the fireplace?

To make the tiling process easier, the creator decided to tile a piece of thin plywood and then attach it to the wall, allowing for easy removal or modification in the future.

Q: What were some challenges faced during the tiling process?

The creator found tiling to be tedious and finicky, especially due to the small and irregular shape of the tiles. Additionally, miscalculations resulted in a gap that needed to be addressed.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • The content documents the transformation of a bedroom fireplace through the tiling process.

  • The creator purchased a beautiful electric fireplace and decided to tile the surrounding area for an enhanced look.

  • The project involves the use of plywood, cutting and gluing tiles, grouting, and customization options for future modifications.

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