Brick fireplace painted white. 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. A dirty and tired orange brick fireplace gets a brightened up weathered lime washed brick makeover plus a full tutorial to do it yourself. Following the kilz primer i applied behr masonry stucco and brick paint in white.
Again i used a 34 inch roller and it took another hour or so to get the whole fireplace covered. Its simple to do a wash right over the brick so it does not look painted but is updated. Brick transformers is a brick staining and recoloring service that gives new life to old dark brick fireplaces walls and other brick surfaces.
This painted brick fireplace tutorial contains affiliate links for brick anew fireplace paint. See how this awkward glass fireplace was transformed into an elegant classic with antique brick white molding and a gas insert. When we moved into our old 1973 house it didnt cross my mind that i would one day have to do something about the ugly brick fireplace that spanned the entire wall.
Painting fireplace brick is an easy quick diy project. I absolutely love the look. Brick painting and staining alternative for ugly brick.
Immediately after i met with sarah and discussed the option of painting their fireplace they got to work researching brick painting techniques. The bricks soak up the wash pretty quickly. Gabby deitsch january 27 2014.