Brick fireplace painted white. This painted brick fireplace tutorial contains affiliate links for brick anew fireplace paint. Painting fireplace brick is an easy quick diy project. A dirty and tired orange brick fireplace gets a brightened up weathered lime washed brick makeover plus a full tutorial to do it yourself.
Again i used a 34 inch roller and it took another hour or so to get the whole fireplace covered. The bricks soak up the wash pretty quickly. I am so nervous about brick and painting it especially after my aunt had an entire wall of exposed brick in her whole house and she painted it white and we were umless thrilled about it.
When you first run your brush over them it seems like youve straight up painted them white and then you dab and then glance again a few seconds later a bunch has soaked up and a lot of the bricks coloring comes oozing through. Looking for fireplace makeover ideas. See how this awkward glass fireplace was transformed into an elegant classic with antique brick white molding and a gas insert.
I absolutely love the look. You know what im talking about that wall that sucks the life out of the roomthat wall that your eye instinctively travels to. I have written another painted brick post with 15 real life examples of painted brick houses and the colors used on the trim and paint please see link at the bottom of this post.
Its simple to do a wash right over the brick so it does not look painted but is updated. Brick transformers is a brick staining and recoloring service that gives new life to old dark brick fireplaces walls and other brick surfaces. Gabby deitsch january 27 2014.