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2,195 Painted Brick Fireplace Ideabooks
How to Paint Brick Like a Pro
"beat-up brick wall? Treat it to a fresh face with paint in any color you choose... thought of painting a brick wall makes some people blanch in horror, there are times when... wielding the paint roller to give a brick surface new life.... of paint if you are painting a brick fireplace? Would Kiltz be a good primer for... Would you paint a brick fireplace if you could see the exterior patio of brick from that... recently painted an ugly brick fireplace white and began with a primer as suggested..."
Interior Brick: Paint it or Leave It?
"Covering That Brick is a Sin or Solution... interior brick walls have it. The plan included 10 gallons of flat white paint, me sporting... indeed, paint my interior brick snow white, my uber-opinionated friends had many a... about its painted update. So what exactly is the rule? When is it cool to paint brick... interior brick best left raw and best slathered with pigment.... with the brick interior fireplace wall. I will most definitely paint the brick white..."
What You Need to Know Before Painting Brick
Sure, painted brick can be a great look. But you need to take some risks into account. Here's how to paint brick like a pro
"Sure, painted brick can be a great look. But you need to take some risks into account... how to paint brick like a pro... take on painting brick. Diana Zumeta of Brick Restoration, Scott Crocker of Crocker... home, a brick fireplace or wall may detract from your ideal ambience. Although painting... times brick looks beautiful — and sometimes it's an eyesore. Depending on the style... painting the brick in your home has been touted as an easy DIY fix, it has its downsides..."
Surround Your Fireplace With Tile, Brick or Stone
"up your fireplace with a crisp, colorful or dramatic new look... stone slab fireplace surrounds in my last ideabook, so here are some fireplace design... using brick and tile. Whether you've got an existing traditional wood and brick fireplace... fireplace surround and you're looking for a change — or you're designing one from... type of fireplace? (pic is from former owner) I have a red brick fireplace that's an..."
Design Dilemmas: 4 Questions for Houzzers
"Brick Fireplaces, Historic Homes, and Tropical Living Room Decor, Oh My!... not to paint a brick fireplace surround to finding the right fixtures for a 150-year-old... updates to a brick fireplace surround? "We have a plain brick fireplace, with bookcases... a nice brick fireplace in our kicthen. How can I enhance it? Should I paint it white... enhance a brick fireplace in my kitchen? "Hi, I'm restyling our new home. Here we have..."
Herringbone-Patterned Firebrick Takes Style to Hearth
Fireplaces cross over into craftsmanship territory when the brick inside is laid in this graphic pattern
"Fireplaces cross over into craftsmanship territory when the brick inside is laid... I've had fireplaces on my mind. More specifically I've been dreaming of herringbone... around the fireplace. It can also withstand temperatures up to 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit... standard brick patterns, although I'm especially over the moon for the herringbone pattern... of a fireplace design, herringbone firebrick creates a graphic focal point that..."
Houzz Interview: The Brick House
"on The Brick House for quite awhile. One of the things that is SO delicious about... If The Brick House is new to you, you have a lot of catching up to do, but don't fret... being The Brick House was something like number forty on the list of houses we viewed... touched up paint, landscaped, fixed the weird exterior pipes or doors, or really paid... Ugly paint colors. Wires. Scale gone horribly awry. One stop Home Depot remodels..."
Painted Fireplace Mantels Add Pizzazz
These 10 fireplace mantels show how a new coat of paint can create focal-point flair in your interior design
"se 10 fireplace mantels show how a new coat of paint can create focal-point flair... your fireplace mantel into the showstopper it was meant to be through paint. And... off worn brick, stone or tile. The best way to paint your mantel depends on what it... layers of paint it has). Ask your local paint store for tips and what materials to use... A new paint color can dramatize your mantel, turn up the heat on the surround or..."
Great Materials: Common Brick Stacks Up Style
So basic and yet so incredibly versatile, bricks can dress home exteriors, walls, roofs and more. Here's how to bring out their best
"versatile, bricks can dress home exteriors, walls, roofs and more. Here's how to bring... basic than brick. Small (mostly), modular and generally cost effective, brick has been... that a brick can be held in your hand. A brick is just an elemental, modular building... look at a brick wall, think about how each brick was placed, one at a time, with skill... textures, brick can provide high style or a common touch. It can dress walls, floors..."
12 Hot Ideas for Fireplace Facing
From traditional brick to industrial steel, there’s a fireplace cladding here to light up your design
"traditional brick to industrial steel, there’s a fireplace cladding here to light up your... a good fireplace. If you are a member of the always-cold club, you know what I’m talking... wood-burning fireplace or the ease of a gas-burning one, choosing the right facing is a... With fireplace season upon us, you might be thinking about updating an old fireplace... facing a fireplace that picking one can be challenging. Style, cost and installation..."
10 New Looks for Fireplaces in Older Homes
From updated bricks to modern art on the mantel, these ideas for the fireplace will help your older home feel young at hearth
"updated bricks to modern art on the mantel, these ideas for the fireplace will help... use our fireplace a lot in the winter. A glowing hearth can add such warmth to a room... around the fireplace, automatically putting your mantel as the focal point in the room... your fireplace and mantel can completely change the atmosphere in a room you probably... whether it's fireplace season or not.... uggestions? my fireplace is reddish brick and goes all the way from the front door and wraps..."
11 Popular Materials for Fireplace Surrounds
Whether industrial steel or classic brick speaks to your style, one of these materials is sure to set your heart aglow
"classic brick speaks to your style, one of these materials is sure to set your heart... The fireplace has been the most prominent architectural element in the home for centuries... lead-based paint. Speedheater infrared paint remover uncovers the gorgeous, original wood... around the fireplace, the adjoining wall and around the back wall of the fireplace which... to see fireplaces in areas of the home other than the living room. Love them all;..."
Raw Materials Revealed: Brick, Block and Stone Help Homes Last
Learn about durable masonry essentials for houses and landscapes, and why some weighty-looking pieces are lighter than they look
"longevity of brick, block and stone. In this time of increased attention to green building... about not painting exterior brick, and IMO that should apply to interior brick, too.... century) are brick.....painted brick. I was told this was because the earlier builders... the dark brick fireplace stained or painted? And if so, with what products and color... their own bricks locally, but they're too porous, and painting regularly is a simple..."
20 of the Coziest Kitchens Around
Reclaimed wood, exposed brick, fireplaces and distressed surfaces add warmth and character to the heart of the home
"exposed brick, fireplaces and distressed surfaces add warmth and character to the heart... surfaces, paint, a wrought iron candle chandelier and antiques give this kitchen antique... exposed brick are delightful elements in this kitchen. Speaking of cabins, big heavy... green paint and traditional hardware make this a captivating space. Of course, no... a warm brick hearth with a blazing fire. See the rest of this house This galley kitchen..."
Design Workshop: Wonderful Material Marriages
"glass and paint, brick and steel — just belong together... wood. The painted brick wall, also adds a lot to the space… http://www.houzz.com/pho... glass over paint in the narrow hallway was brilliant! Most of the time I skip over articles... touches a painted wall or a glass one, you've got to clean it. Ah-so, Gee Spot, not true... touch a painted wall all day with clean fingers and not cause a problem, but put those..."