Fireplace stone paint. Painted stone fireplace makeover y ou all know i love a better than it was project. Too much paint will not look translucent on the stone but rather painted on and coated over the top of the surface. The most important aspect is the preparation phase.
A water based stone effect fireplace paint specially formulated for application onto fire surrounds. I once saw a stone fireplace that was painted and it was a gloppy shiny weird mess. Nice white stone fireplace on fireplace and mantel likes the two colors of white would paint brick white stone fireplace find this pin and more on rooms by sharon dobson.
Painting a stone fireplace i love stone fireplaces but this one was not working for us. If youre concerned about the paint not adhering add a little more paint and always do a test spot first to see if you like the color and the way it looks when applied. Some people have the same reaction to painting stone as they do to painting over wood.
Prepping the stone fireplace for painting is probably the most important part of doing the job right. But then so was the rest of the home. May be a way to salvage a stone fireplace painted an ugly colour.
And i think my painted stone fireplace makeover certainly qualifies. As you also know ive been staring at my fireplace for eight months wondering how to fix it. And now i realize that the rest of the home is what made it objectionable to me.
First because stone is ill suited for paint adhesion you must condition the surface by applying a primer or the paint will peel from the fireplace soon after application. Transform your new or existing fireplace into an elegant stone feature using fireplace stone coating the stone effect fireplace paint.