Painting brick used to be frowned upon by most people. However, a mini revolution in the design world has taken place. Many new techniques, colors, and products have been developed to help you update that old brick fireplace with paint.
One of the things we love is the ability for painting to completely transform a fireplace. On our site we have many different methods for updating an old fireplace, but this home’s fireplace has a one of a kind paint job. This gorgeous home, listed for sale at the time of writing, has a beautiful […]
If you love the color pink as much as I do, then you’ll love this article. Designer, Kristen McCory, was asked by her client to incorporate her 99 year old grandmother’s favorite color - you guessed it, hot pink - into her design for redecorating her historic Connecticut home. Just wait until you see the […]
The devastating fireplaces in Paradise, California last November left Shane Edwards without a home. His friend, an artist, asked if he could paint a mural on what was left of the brick chimney to show that there is beauty in the face of devastation. Check out the inspirational painting, a symbol of hope and faith. […]
Lots of homeowners are turning to paint to brighten their dark, outdated brick. Did you know you can use paint and keep a real brick look? The Brick-Anew fireplace paint kit makes it easy to get a new, lighter look for your brick, but it doesn't look like you just slapped on a can of […]
You’ve finally decided to take the plunge and paint that tired outdated brick fireplace. Most likely, the brick has accumulated a fair amount of dust, dirt and grime over the years so the first order of business is to get it clean before you begin painting. You may be wondering, “How do you clean a […]
If you want a quick change for your fireplace brick, a coat of oil based paint is a cost effective way to get a brand new look. Painting over a drab outdated brick fireplace gives an instant facelift with dramatic results. And the best part it that there’s no experience necessary for this simple project. […]
For some of us, we get a warm cozy feeling when we think about our fireplace. Page Contents For some of us, we get a warm cozy feeling when we think about our fireplace. Why Paint Your Brick Fireplace?1. Painting your brick is quick, easy and you get immediate results. 2. You can do it yourself […]
No fuss. No frills. Let's jump in with the brick sealer information you need to know. The basics: What is brick sealer and do I need to use it? Page Contents The basics: What is brick sealer and do I need to use it?The products: What are the best products and their differences?Urethane- and acrylic-based […]
When choosing a paint color for your brick fireplace, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with choices. Choosing the right color reflects your personal style and your room’s personality. Think of the mood you want to project. Whether you want to create a tranquil sanctuary or make a dramatic statement, paint colors can make all the […]
These are my favorite fireplaces decorated for fall. I explain the design ideas behind these fireplaces so you can do the same at home!
Dingy red brick was groovy in the 1970s, but today, not so much. It's time to get rid of that ugly brick once and for all and give your fireplace a facelift with paint!