Do you have a brick fireplace that you would love to paint, whitewash or clad with wood?
Transform your new or existing fireplace into an elegant stone feature using Fireplace Stone Coating the fireplace paint.
has a “Class A” fire rating and is safe to use around typical fireplaces. I started to do this and realized when I got to the top of the fireplace – the last stone may not fit and I wanted the top stones to be whole since this is the most visible section of the facade.
I’m a little bit behind today because this past weekend was on the crazy side with running a yard sale, and all. We aren’t crazy , but I’m so very excited, thrilled and ridiculously joyful at the prospect of moving back to the farm where I grew up. But, she loved beautiful things and I’m honored to be able to update and beautify her house.
There are little bumps on the sides of some stones. I stacked stones to see how the mix of size and color variation would look before applying them.
The Yellow Cape Cod took a plain builder’s grade fireplace and made it a show stopper! I would eventually like to add some wood to the fireplace wall to give it a bit more oomph, but I’m just working on a live-able, temporary plan.
If you have any thoughts or advice, I would love to hear.
The white wash technique allows the variation in the color of the bricks to show through.
Brick is extremely porous and absorbs paint unevenly, which is a good thing in this example.