Grey wash brick fireplace. But on the fireplace side with a water based stain i have stained the brick a dark gray with blue tones. Using 3 shades of grey and i love itthe hardest part was painting inside the mortarthe rest was easy now to decorate. This ugly red brick wall to wall fireplace was transformed with a grey paint wash rather than a white wash to achieve a calm neutral look.
It just stuck out a little too much in our living room and i felt it was a little too orange and rustic for my style. The next step is to whitewash mainly to improve the color of the grout and to help the bricks to stand out better. This ugly red brick wall to wall fireplace was transformed with a grey paint wash rather than a white wash to achieve a calm neutral look.
Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush. The designers at stuart sampley art architect chose a shade of bluish gray that works with the rooms soothing boho vibe. Turning a brick fireplace into a stunning accent wall for displaying art is a cinch with paint.
I mentioned here that our fireplace stone was really orange. White is the most obvious option for painting a fireplace but our room is made up of mostly taupes browns and grays so white just wouldnt work. Gray wash brick fireplace color washing brick.
Once the base coat is dry cut a large cellulose sponge the. Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening. Today im going to share a tutorial for diy gray washed fireplace stone.