Painting Brick Fireplace Whitewash
White paint paint brush mixing bucket cup wooden stick to mix painter s tape a bunch of old newspapers or a drop cloth rags and wet wipes rubber gloves comfy old clothes to work in.
Painting brick fireplace whitewash. If your brick fireplace is already painted then we ll show you a different way to. Protect the work area. The variegated look is what adds the charm. Before the painting process begins you ll need to protect the area around the fireplace.
Bricks absorb moisture so this helps them hold the color for longer. Your whitewashing pattern doesn t have to be uniform. Instructions for an unpainted fireplace. Bucket of water scrub brush fireplace cleaner rombio classico paint soft large paint brush old rag painter s tape drop cloth plastic bucket to mix paint stir stick spray bottle with water.
May 26 2016 use leftover paint using this diy whitewash brick technique how to video included to update a dark or dated brick wall or fireplace. To create the whitewashing mixture equal parts paint and water are combined. Go heavier in some spots lighter in others and leave some brick exposed. Clean the brick gently and thoroughly.
Mask off the. Whitewashing over dirty brick will not achieve the desired effect so. Things you need to whitewash a brick fireplace. If your brick has ever been painted there may still be chipping.