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Kitchen of the Week: Brick, Wood and Clean White Lines
"original brick but adds an eat-in area and bright new cabinets... balances white with warmer surfaces, functionality with open space and original elements... kept the brick. And the white makes the brick pop, the touches of metal and softer... mixture of white with the brick. It works! i love the look of the brick; but next to... kitchen, white on white, and the light floors/ brick fireplace...love for a Beach house..."
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.... lighter painted brick get dirty? The walls look painted rather than white washed...."
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... times brick looks beautiful — and sometimes it's an eyesore. Depending on the style... home, a brick fireplace or wall may detract from your ideal ambience. Although painting... painting the brick in your home has been touted as an easy DIY fix, it has its downsides..."
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.... recently painted an ugly brick fireplace white and began with a primer as suggested... of paint if you are painting a brick fireplace? Would Kiltz be a good primer for... for brick? When I paint brick I mix one part dry wall compound with three parts paint..."
EXPOSED! Show Off Your Bricks
"or even painted white, exposed brick adds texture and gives us something to notice... posed brick has had kind of a trend roller coaster ride. When true lofts became all... exposed brick, especially when it is original to the space and helps tell the story... exposed bricks. It's really cool! my daughter's bedroom... space. Painting the bricks white makes this room so serene and light. The bricks provide... off the bricks. This is a great example of how the older material, bricks, can work..."
Houzz Interview: The Brick House
"Loving white (pure pure white), black, caramel cracked leather, brass, raw wood and... 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..."
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..."
My Houzz: Clutter-Free Minimalism for a Converted Brick Storefront
"clean, white walls; high ceilings; unfinished concrete floors and a dynamite kitchen... black and white portrait of a man who worked at the Great Wall of China. "He was laughing... black and white art piece.Office desk: Tyler Millard Tuft, Walger and Millard Design... Exterior paint: Evening Hush, BehrBrowse more homes by style:Small Homes | Colorful..."
My Houzz: Ecofriendly and Salvaged Style in a Montreal Triplex
Repurposed materials, graywater reuse, and no-VOC paints make for a resourcefully earth-friendly home in Quebec
"no-VOC paints make for a resourcefully earth-friendly home in Quebec... exposed brick without much ornamentation/art... brick is beautiful i love it. It has... of the brick work, or remove any residue of paint or plaster, was any work done to... on that brick. Again to those not in Montreal, these brick walls are a classic feature... whether the bricks are sand stock, bricks, with lime/sand mortar joints, if so was the..."
Brick Floors: Could This Durable Material Work for Your House?
You love the old-world look, but will you like the feel of it underfoot? Learn the pros and cons of interior brick flooring
"about brick floors — they imbue a home with a storied, old-world feel and emit a... nostalgia. Bricks combine the durability of tile or stone with the warm colors of wood... considering brick floors for your home, keep these considerations in mind.... of off-white or white clay powders fired into our red brick clay. Beautiful. I am... I love brick flooring and I have an upcoming project of aging existing red brick flooring..."
Yes, You Can Use Brick in the Kitchen
"lowdown on brick and brick veneer: whether or not to seal it, how to make a brick veneer... using brick in the kitchen, and that’s a shame. Brick can lend a wonderful historic... a thin brick veneer will look oh so faux. There’s no need to fear. Here’s the lowdown... most brick companies like Acme Brick offer a 'brick slice' or 'thin brick' that are... I'll take brick anywhere! As long as it isn't painted. Brick is beautiful in its natural..."
Knotty to Nice: Painted Wood Paneling Lightens a Room's Look
Children ran from the scary dark walls in this spare room, but white paint and new flooring put fears and style travesties to rest
"room, but white paint and new flooring put fears and style travesties to rest... bare or painted white but in the LR/DR I wanted the room painted red and more formal... oil-based paint. The only way the painting can fail is if the paint does not adhere... I also painted my brick house white, I am now 79 yrs old now and still enjoy painting... the flat white paint over brick can look one - dimensional. Try dipping a toe in as..."
Surround Your Fireplace With Tile, Brick or Stone
"using brick and tile. Whether you've got an existing traditional wood and brick fireplace... thinking of painting the brick white at the very least but am curious if it is possible... love to paint the red brick but family doesn't want the brick changed permanently.... shelf. I painted my red brick fireplace last summer and am so happy with it. It was... hideous brick in the corner behind it in two tones of brick (changing from one dirty..."
Kitchen of the Week: Exposed Brick Arches in Illinois
A careful restoration of a surprising discovery lends an unexpected accent to this contemporary kitchen
"beautiful brick, and reworked the wall into an open and unique design.... exposed brick. Beautifully warm kitchen! Love love love those brick arches!! What... blue paint is on the walls? how did you clean the brick? It came out great. And... maker of brick? Brick arches in kitchen pass through... is the paint color ont he walls? The only thing I miss more than Illinois basements... matching brick and have it match so seamlessly? I love the result. What is the name..."
Design Workshop: Wonderful Material Marriages
"glass and paint, brick and steel — just belong together... beautiful. White and white, white and wood....white and anything! Love it! Fascinating... was the white on white example - the fact that the absence of other colors lets us... like white on white so much and also the explanations of what makes the materials... wood. The painted brick wall, also adds a lot to the space… http://www.houzz.com/pho... Love white on white Eric Reinholdt, as far as quantifying labor costs, I have seen..."