Brick fireplace with white mantle. Southern enterprises antebellum media electric fireplace 48 wide antique white finish. This ugly red brick wall to wall fireplace was transformed with a grey paint wash rather than a white wash to achieve a calm neutral look. And im not picking on men here i swear.
The best paint colours to complement almost any brick fireplace. 49 thoughts on how to whitewash brick our fireplace makeover donita january 24 2014. I admit when i saw the first paragraph i was prepared not to like it.
Im sure that by now you all know that i love to paint anything that men hate to paint in fact im sure that i am the feature image on many a dartboard across the country. Then when i saw the finished project i have to say i really like it. See how this awkward glass fireplace was transformed into an elegant classic with antique brick white molding and a gas insert.
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. Its symbolizes warmth and sustenance and from a design perspective its usually the focal point of the home. Again i used a 34 inch roller and it took another hour or so to get the whole fireplace covered.
In three great finishes this design is sure to compliment a variety of decor from classic to contemporary. The chateau corner electric fireplace features the clean lines and classic styling familiar to stone mantels realized in wood. Partner post to how to update your fireplace 4 fireplace update ideas.
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