Brick fireplace whitewash. This post originally appeared on here back in 2012 from monica from east coast creative and is by far in the top 5 posts on infarrantly creative. The bricks soak up the wash pretty quickly. Im sharing my technique that is easy mess free and quick.
Apparently you guys have a lot of brick fireplaces going on that need a little whitewashing. 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. Brick painting and staining alternative for ugly brick.
Transform your dirty and dated brick fireplace in a couple of hours. Whitewash brick lighten and brighten surfaces in your living spaces with this easy to master painting technique that mutes the dark tones of red brick walls or fireplaces. The best source of local news in nova scotia featuring articles from the chronicle herald breaking news sports entertainment business national news international news weather.
Lighten up a traditional fireplace with an easy to apply wash of inexpensive 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. 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.
Then when i saw the finished project i have to say i really like it. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry completely. Brick transformers is a brick staining and recoloring service that gives new life to old dark brick fireplaces walls and other brick surfaces.
Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening.