Brick fireplace update ideas. Rather than just a sheer wall of stone the exposed chimney is designed with a central recess for artwork along with tapered edges on either side to keep it from appearing too overpowering. Its simple to do a wash right over the brick so it does not look painted but is updated. Ask and ye shall receive.
A dark out dated fireplace can be changed into a bright and inviting space with just a coat of paint. A stacked fieldstone fireplace takes center stage in this family room. Painting fireplace brick is an easy quick diy project.
Then when i saw the finished project i have to say i really like it. Let me remind you of what my family room looked like when we moved in. Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush.
Brick painting and staining alternative for ugly brick. A few weeks ago i shared a living room before and aftersince the post i have received requests for a tutorial on the fireplace transformation. Its a very long room about 24 feet full of dark paneling and dark brick.
Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry. Review our gallery for awesome fireplace ideas.
Brick transformers is a brick staining and recoloring service that gives new life to old dark brick fireplaces walls and other brick surfaces. Transform a dark dreary brick fireplace into a bright modern hearth with easy to apply paint. A dirty and tired orange brick fireplace gets a brightened up weathered lime washed brick makeover plus a full tutorial to do it yourself.
49 thoughts on how to whitewash brick our fireplace makeover donita january 24 2014.