Brick fireplace with mantel. I finally painted the giant fireplace in our front room. After talking about it for over a year now it finally happened. In case you dont know what the 100 room challenge is its a challenge to make over one space in your home in only four weeks with a 100 budget.
Id been procrastinating for so long mostly due to the fact. Our home is in central north carolina where brick is the typical material for houses. This guest post is written by the fabulously talented debbie hayes of my patch of blue sky.
Todays post is one ive been dreaming about doing for months now and its all about how to paint a brick fireplace. San diego masonry contractor paul walker custom masonry and fireplace design serving san diego county. Determining the mantel opening height b based on facing height to determine the opening height b of any fireplace mantels measure the height of the fireplace facing material facing height and subtract 12 inch to allow our fireplace mantels to overlap the facing material.
Because of this you want the fireplace to have an attractive appearance as well as fit into the rooms overall. A fireplace is a major feature in a room and in some cases it is the focal point. Alright guys were one week into the 100 room challenge and ive made major progress in the family room.
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. My diy rustic fireplace mantel is complete. Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening.
Ask and ye shall receive. Looking for fireplace makeover ideas. A dirty and tired orange brick fireplace gets a brightened up weathered lime washed brick makeover plus a full tutorial to do it yourself.
See how this awkward glass fireplace was transformed into an elegant classic with antique brick white molding and a gas insert. Lighten up a traditional fireplace with an easy to apply wash of inexpensive paint. Want to learn how to paint a brick fireplace.