Updating all brick fireplace
Maybe a brick fireplace that looks like more of a faux-pas than a focal point, perhaps? Our german smear tutorial, painted brick fireplace tutorial and wood stove/firebox update are among the most popular on our entire website.
Julie’s brother did a german wash on his exterior brick. Limewashing is a beautiful technique as well, but the ingredients used are different than those of other techniques. Got some brassy or otherwise outdated metal or faux metal accents on your wood stove or firebox? For those of you that have an existing fireplace and want to give it a new face, why not choose modern materials and finishes to update your entire room?From rustic flagstone rocks to slick tile – you will love how an old brick fireplace can look beautiful overnight.We’ve used this brick veneer product as well, and love it! I’m wanting to find a way to try this product out now, too! But there have been a TON of black fireplaces cropping up recently, too. She also stripped and refinished this gorgeous wood mantel and talks about that process as well.Sarah has written a detailed tutorial on the installation. Less expensive than brick tiles are faux brick panels, but many people don’t know about this product, or choose not to use this option because the “brick” looks fake…which is true. But Angela spruced it up with an awesome paint technique, and I’m now a believer in this option for brick lovers on a budget!