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The Best Paint Colours for Walls to Coordinate With a Brick Fireplace

Black paint was perfect for this old outdated fireplace. This painted black…

Painted Brick Fireplace

Black paint was perfect for this old outdated fireplace. This painted black brick fireplace is so good and I love the wood slice insert! A total update to the old red brick.

Here’s how Klemm did it: White paint with an eggshell finish was brushed on in small sections, and then wiped down with rags to remove most of the paint. (She did two coats like this, to achieve the lightness she was looking for). For a finishing touch, she sanded over all the bricks with a medium grit sanding sponge. This brought touches of the original color through and gave her the rich texture she felt was missing after the whitewashing.

15 Fireplace Remodel Ideas for Any Budget

Here’s how Klemm did it: White paint with an eggshell finish was brushed on in small sections, and then wiped down with rags to remove most of the paint. (She did two coats like this, to achieve the lightness she was looking for). For a finishing touch, s

Have a red brick fireplace with dark wood mantel? This is a great example of how to dress it up and bring out the best in it! From the Fall/Winter 2013 issue of KC Weddings.

Except with a wood stove in it - Have a red brick fireplace with dark wood mantel? This is a great example of how to dress it up and bring out the best in it! From the Fall/Winter 2013 issue of KC Weddings.

The Dream Beam! Using Faux-Beams for a Gold-Medal Style on a Fools-Gold Budget

The Dream Beam! Using Faux Beams for a Gold-Medal Style on a Fools-Gold Budget

Fireplace in vaulted ceiling with wooden beams. 2015 Birmingham Parade of Homes built by Murphy Home Builders Brick & fireplace

The sitting room is also home to one of the farmhouse's many showstoppers—this floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace that's beautiful in its rustic simplicity.

Tour Chip and Joanna Gaines' Farmhouse Like You've Never Seen It Before

* *Update - May 2016 Some of you may have been watching Fixer Upper lately - you'll notice that  sweet ol' Joanna Gaines has used this EXACT method in some of the houses  that they've been renovating down in Waco. She calls it "German Smear" and  has been using it to change the looks of many homes this season. You're  welcome Jojo!  One of the first things I knew I wanted to do when we purchased our home  was to white-wash the brick. I wasn't sure what method I wanted to do  specifically but…

How To: Mortar Wash (German Smear) a Brick Fireplace (Updated May 2016)

* *Update - May 2016 Some of you may have been watching Fixer Upper lately - you'll notice that sweet ol' Joanna Gaines has used this EXACT method in some of the houses that they've been renovating down in Waco. She calls it "German Smear" and has been

DIY Whitewashed brick fireplace using white paint and water. Cheap and easy!

Painted Brick Fireplace: The Power of Whitewash!

painting brick fireplace before and after | How to Whitewash a Dated Brick Fireplace | DIY My Homes

How to Whitewash a Dated Brick Fireplace

How our fireplace wall looks - old Chicago brick whitewashed and it is gorgeous! How to white wash a brick fireplace - Much better than painting brick fireplace white. Not as harsh as pure white or brick.

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