Brick fireplace with mantel. Lighten up a traditional fireplace with an easy to apply wash of inexpensive paint. Looking for fireplace makeover ideas. Todays post is one ive been dreaming about doing for months now and its all about how to paint a brick fireplace.
Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry completely. Alright guys were one week into the 100 room challenge and ive made major progress in the family room. 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.
Fireplace and chimney construction and repair in san diego. 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. A dirty and tired orange brick fireplace gets a brightened up weathered lime washed brick makeover plus a full tutorial to do it yourself.
San diego masonry contractor paul walker custom masonry and fireplace design serving san diego county. This guest post is written by the fabulously talented debbie hayes of my patch of blue sky. 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.
Our home is in central north carolina where brick is the typical material for houses. Because of this you want the fireplace to have an attractive appearance as well as fit into the rooms overall. I finally painted the giant fireplace in our front room.
Id been procrastinating for so long mostly due to the fact. Ask and ye shall receive. After talking about it for over a year now it finally happened.
See how this awkward glass fireplace was transformed into an elegant classic with antique brick white molding and a gas insert. Want to learn how to paint a brick fireplace. Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening.