Hello, friends! We have been rockin' and rollin' around here as we get the family room makeover moving again 4 months laterrr, and I'm SO happy to say that the fireplace is finally finished! We just got done with it so we're giving it some time for the grout and mortar to really set and cure (and seal!) before putting the mirror back up and finishing accessorizing this area to add in more layers of interest, but it's done, it's done! Hooray!!
BEFORE: Here's a reminder of where we started with our family room fireplace: