Brick fireplace whitewash. Apparently you guys have a lot of brick fireplaces going on that need a little whitewashing. 49 thoughts on how to whitewash brick our fireplace makeover donita january 24 2014. A dirty and tired orange brick fireplace gets a brightened up weathered lime washed brick makeover plus a full tutorial to do it yourself.
I admit when i saw the first paragraph i was prepared not to like it. Then when i saw the finished project i have to say i really like it. Ask and ye shall receive.
The bricks soak up the wash pretty quickly. 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. Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush.
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. Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening. 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.
Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry completely. 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. Brick painting and staining alternative for ugly brick.
Transform your dirty and dated brick fireplace in a couple of hours.