Updating my fireplace
If it “takes” rather than “gives” I want to show you how you can easily and (more importantly) very affordably create a fireplace that will quickly become the heart of your room!!
This is a “before” pic of the fireplace in the house that my niece and nephew bought a few months ago.
Applying the joint compound to achieve the “German Smear” look is so simple!!! We chose to use wide putty knives and they worked great!!
She was careful not to cover up all of the brick and mortar lines.
Gray surfaces have become so popular, in fact, that they’re being hailed as the new neutral, a way to replace our outdated love affair with beige.
A painted fireplace is the perfect spot to get some gray in your life—and add a fresh new take on your living room decor.
With a fresh coat of paint in an on-trend hue, or a mantel that captures your home’s scaled-down, rustic aesthetic, you can turn your fireplace into a statement piece that really speaks for the room.
Here are some simple fireplace ideas for a revamp that will bring your home’s hearth into this century.