Tutorial: how to whitewash brick and get rid of brass on a fireplace

Distressed Vintage Door Wooden Panel

Love the whitewashed brick; stone slab on the hearth; and wooden beam mantel. How I updated our fireplace by painting the outdated brass cover and used various techniques for whitewashing the brick.

I love the layering of the mirror and picture frame in the middle with similar but not exact anchors on the ends

Mantle: layering of the mirror and picture frame in the middle with similar but not exact anchors on the ends

Create a window in your unused fireplace

11 Fantastic Ideas for Decorating An Unused Fireplace

Fireplaces are both wonderful features and surprisingly versatile. Try one of these 10 fantastic ideas for decorating an unused fireplace and get roaring!

Here’s how Klemm did it: White paint with an eggshell finish was brushed on in small sections, and then wiped down with rags to remove most of the paint. (She did two coats like this, to achieve the lightness she was looking for). For a finishing touch, she sanded over all the bricks with a medium grit sanding sponge. This brought touches of the original color through and gave her the rich texture she felt was missing after the whitewashing.

15 Fireplace Remodel Ideas for Any Budget

Here’s how Klemm did it: White paint with an eggshell finish was brushed on in small sections, and then wiped down with rags to remove most of the paint. (She did two coats like this, to achieve the lightness she was looking for). For a finishing touch, s

Marble Fireplace Frame, 20th Century

Marble Fireplace Frame, 20th Century

For Sale on - Marble fireplace frame with flower frieze in the top ledge and leaf reliefs on the corners. Two fluted pillars make up either side of the frame and the

Electric Fireplace

15 Elegant DIY Fireplace Mantel And Surrounds

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CORNER FIREPLACES: HOW TO FRAME IN A CORNER FIREPLACE

Fireplace framing with a prefab firebox has to be right, so take care of the details. As "your own Home Builder," get practical advice here on covering these details and checking the framing.

Using a new fireplace frame, - Fireplace is Beautifully created Into an Aged Wine Rack

Using a new fireplace frame, this woman does something so clever

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