After some time, you will naturally want to change the look of the fireplace in your house, and as one of the remodeling options, you may look for some brick fireplace paint variants. Such makeover will change the look of your heating beast completely, but it’s not too much work to do or money to spend.
While choosing brick fireplace paint colors, it’s better to refrain from getting some bright and unnatural colors, as they may not look too good on brick. Just imagine the combination of brick texture and general look of brickwork and neon pink or green color…
So, why don’t you pick white or beige color among paint colors for brick fireplace and add a white brick swan to your living-room? Repainting your fireplace using different shades of white is the best choice you can make if you haven’t chosen the style of the room yet or if you’re not going to give a full makeover to it, but just bring a bright light touch to its current look. Besides, if your goal is a classical and calm style, such fireplace will match it perfectly. It may become a central piece of the whole design, if you create a contrast of lighter and darker colors and come up with unique and special decorating ideas. For instance, you may paint the actual fireplace white, but its mantel – light blue, and put some blue, turquoise and white stones and seashells on its top, recreating an effect of a beach house.
More contemporary and a little bit shabby-chic version is to whitewash the fireplace. In the end of the project, you’ll see a white, weightless and feathery angel, or just quite classy, smooth and well-maintained fireplace.
Totally opposite way is to paint over brick fireplace in black, dusty grey or dark brown. But in order to avoid the complete darkness, add some details in lighter shades, or paint some parts white or even leave them in the original brick red. Maybe you can find copper shiny paint and use it on some decorative parts like shelves, mantel or grate.
After all the struggle and removing paint stains from your clothes, you’ll compare pictures of your paint brick fireplace before and after, and you’ll completely fall in love with the final look if you haven’t already.