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Our team at Greenwood Hardware can help you pick up what you need to make the transformation from dated to dazzling.
You will want to pick up a brush and painting cloth, TSP cleaning solution or something similar to remove soot and dirt from the bricks, tape and a flat paint in a color of your choosing. The lighter colors tend to make your space feel bigger and more open.
I love a fireplace and mantel for Fall – they are so cozy and fun to decorate for the holidays!!
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Fireplace refinishing is an easy, budget friendly way to update the look of a room and add value to your home.
Pick your favorite fireplace makeover below and then scroll down to the bottom of this page to learn how to achieve the look!
This is a really great example of how you can put a television over your mantel and still decorate for seasons.
I love the shelves to both sides and the way they framed out the entire wall with trim at the top.
I also love how they added a bookcase to the one side to offset the size of the fireplace on the other side. I love that they added trim to the mantel but left some of the original bricks and painted them black.Dip painting cloth into the watered-down paint and spread over the damp bricks.Push the cloth in the spaces between the bricks to get a nice uniform look.Designed to fit into your existing masonry chimney, fireplace inserts stop cold chimney draft, keep you warmer, improve indoor air quality, and they can also lower your monthly heating bill. Visit your local fireplace store to complete and preserve your new look with an efficient gas, wood or pellet fireplace insert.Pictured (right): Regency CI2600 wood insert Photo credit: @mcm_meets_mina Fireplace Makeover Trend #2: Limewash Old Brick Love the look of white brick, but prefer a less solid finish?
To add a whole different look, consider paneling over a huge brick fireplace and adding a beautiful thick mantel.