White washed brick fireplace. Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush. White washed brick fireplacetutorial before sharing todays diy project i wanted to announce that my e book diy interior design for real people is currently available in a gigantic bundle of 76 diy related e books 3495 for the complete bundle for the next five days only. The bricks soak up the wash pretty quickly.
June 15 2015 at 1001 pm. Question can you do this in a different color. Find this pin and more on anna m.
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I knew i didnt want a solid opaque color over the brick so whitewash was a good option. Lighten up a traditional fireplace with an easy to apply wash of inexpensive paint. Hi love love your white washed fireplace.
Having come across several blogs where brick fireplaces had been painted or whitewashed i decided to give it a try. Mix the whitewash solution by combining an equal part of white paint and water in an empty bucket. Pour equal parts white latex paint and water in a container and mix them.
We decided to do this to our dated brick fireplace and today ill walk you through the entire process. When you first run your brush over them it seems like youve straight up painted them white and then you dab and then glance again a few seconds later a bunch has soaked up and a lot of the bricks coloring comes oozing through. It produces a brilliant white finish that bonds tenaciously to any masonry or coarse wood surface.
Whitewash brick lighten and brighten surfaces in your living spaces with this easy to master painting technique that mutes the dark tones of red brick walls or fireplaces. I had advised her to spritz the brick with clear. To hide extremely porous bricks with more opaque coverage add a little more white paint to the whitewash mixture and use a paintbrush to brush a small inconspicuous brick area of your fireplace to view the results.