Anyway, below you will see a photo of our fireplace mantel that took almost 6 years in the making. Actually it took our Mennonite cabinet maker only one month to make it. The rest of the time we spent waiting for some other cabinet makers to get their acts together. Which they never did!
The tiles have been in place for over two years.
The fireplace insert has been in place for four years, at least.
So it was time for the mantel, don't you think?
Now to get the old Dutch metal barn window sandblasted and mirrored so that we can finish off this project. In the meantime, I have got to come up with a better decoration. ;p
And I did: