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Eclectic Mantel Design

Bold artwork makes a statement in this modern-vintage dining room.

The fireplace of stylist Arren Williams went from stodgy to sleek with a coat of white paint and some inexpensive subway tiles. A white chandelier became a great focal point above the red leather Series 7 chairs. "I painted the chandelier white, cut back the sparkle, replaced the pointy bulbs with clear round ones and added a ceiling medallion," says Arren.

See more of Arren's houses in our photo gallery.

  • Photographer: Angus Fergusson
  • Source: House & Home February 2008
  • Products: Chandelier, subway tile, flooring, The Home Depot Installation Services; glass vase, Zellers; print, It's Pop Art; vintage dining table, ceramic head, lamp, Zig Zag.
  • Designer: Arren Williams

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