I apologize for not having a "before" picture, but here is the "after - "
Trim was added to the edge of the mantle, and the same trim lines the rectangle shape between the mantle and the fireplace. The added decorative piece gives it a good finishing touch!
With the pretty spring weather we are currently having, the indoor projects are bound to come to a screeching halt.:-) I think we will be in a holding pattern now.:-)