White painted brick fireplace. This brick fireplace is given a stylish look with painted white brick and mint green accents. Most brick was never intended to be painted says crocker. Find this pin and more on fireplace by linnea lucas.
Updating your fireplace 0100. Here are the diy basics for updating your fireplace. The original fireplace brick was painted white and shiplap paneling with a natural wood mantle was installed.
If you prefer a sample painted with whitewash to the ones with stain or true paint application techniques vary by how consistent you want the color to be. The living room is staged with french country accessories books and bright linen window treatments as seen on hgtvs fixer upper. Large deposits of soot on the face brick may be a sign youll need fireplace doors to protect painted bricks from excess heat and smoke.
A black and white family photo hangs above with smaller framed photos placed on the mantel and bookshelves. Use a wire brush to get all the dust and soot off the brick fireplace. Step 2 if the brick has already been painted check for chipping flaking or blistering paint.
Long term maintenance free painted brick requires careful planning according to the brick industry association if you paint your exterior brick you should be repaint it every three to five years. So i toned it down with a very soft subtle gray color especially love the brick fireplace painted in a calm medium gray gray paint. Again i used a 34 inch roller and it took another hour or so to get the whole fireplace covered.
We attached the molding with wood screws covered the holes then sanded and painted the entire mantel.