Before And After Painted Brick Fireplace
After whitewashing all of the bricks that can be painted with a rag, use a dry brush to fill in hard-to reach places. If a spot has too much color, mist it thoroughly and blot up the moisture along with some of the paint. Let the whitewash dry overnight before using the fireplace.
When your fireplace sits there neglected and unloved, the time is ripe for a makeover. Rehabbing your fireplace doesn't have to mean a major construction project, though. It can be as simple as a fresh paint job on unfinished or previously painted brick. Or it can be a simple construction project, where you cover up the brick with drywall, wood, or tile.
A lot of this goes for ugly brick fireplaces too, but today, I am focusing on the ugly stone fireplace. There is a wild debate out there. Well, can I just paint the frigging thing? If you had asked me a year ago, I would've said. NO!!! And this is why. I once saw a stone fireplace that was painted and it was a gloppy shiny, weird mess.
This brick fireplace is given a stylish look with painted white brick and mint green accents. A black and white family photo hangs above with smaller framed photos placed on the mantel and bookshelves. Not only does it look more modern and brighter, but it also invites you in to sit and look at photos or get cozy with a good book.
Brick-Anew Paint. Fireplace Paint Kit; Stone Fireplace Paint Kit; Brick-Anew FAQ; All Brick Paint Products; Paint Testimonials. See the results Here are the before and after photos of my brickwork. I had to take photos of each side separately because of its size.
Before-and-After Fireplace Makeovers. Contractor and designer Chip Wade of Elbow Room replaced this family's dated brick fireplace with a metal surround for a sleek look. Before: Dark and Dreary White paint instantly adds a modern touch to RMS user HGTV fan fjames74's living room. The