Navy painted brick fireplace. Painted brick is a new trend weve seen in the past two years parade of homes but this year there were a total of four homes that used this type of application. I have written another painted brick post with 15 real life examples of painted brick houses and the colors used on the trim and paint please see link at the bottom of this post. A few important things to note.
My diy rustic fireplace mantel is complete. Alright guys were one week into the 100 room challenge and ive made major progress in the family room. This fireplace makeover is so good.
Lately the best idea ive seen while driving around is a new to me treatment on brick. The bricks soak up the wash pretty quickly. My phone is full of pictures like this ive kinda become shameless when it comes to taking pictures now that i have this blog.
This was my chance a faux brick wall and here is how we did it. 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. My first instinct was shiplap but i wanted to try something new.
Includes simple techniques and the best paints to use. My good friends who live around the corner from us wanted me to pop over and give their fireplace mantel a refresh for christmas. Ever since i made my sons fire station i have wanted to use the brick paneling elsewhere.
If you are painting your brick i highly recommend that you have a contractor build a small braced brick test wall on plywood and have the front face the same direction as the front of your house or whatever area of your house you are testing. 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.