Brick fireplace before and after. Yep you read that right. Ask and ye shall receive. Its a very long room about 24 feet full of dark paneling and dark brick.
Painting a brick fireplace. From cheaply assembled suburban homes to gaudy urban bachelor pads the era of modern construction contains a few things that modernism would surely like to. A 10 reclaimed craigslist mantel was added to the dining room along with salvaged brick fronts found on ebay to create a faux fireplace that adds some old house character.
Although in design parlance the term midcentury oftentimes connotes thoughtfully designed modernist homes and furniture the fact of the matter is that there was a ton of really ugly stuff in the mid twentieth century too. A dirty and tired orange brick fireplace gets a brightened up weathered lime washed brick makeover plus a full tutorial to do it yourself. After talking about it for over a year now it finally happened.
Last week we got to work on a super fun project. Let me remind you of what my family room looked like when we moved in. Brick painting and staining alternative for ugly brick.
We had a client who recently bought a home with the brick fireplace shown above. Brick transformers is a brick staining and recoloring service that gives new life to old dark brick fireplaces walls and other brick surfaces. A few weeks ago i shared a living room before and aftersince the post i have received requests for a tutorial on the fireplace transformation.
Todays post is one ive been dreaming about doing for months now and its all about how to paint a brick fireplace. These remarkable fireplace makeovers and remodels feature new mantels fabulous surrounds fireplace tools and cozy hearths. She wanted to tone down the brick color without painting it solid to look painted.