Updating an old brick fireplace

Dip painting cloth into the watered-down paint and spread over the damp bricks.

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.

You can achieve this look with indoor latex heat resistant paint.

Scroll down to learn how to paint a brick fireplace.

That red brick fireplace in your home is supposed to be a focal point of the room.

Back when red bricks were cool and attractive, those fireplaces were beautiful centerpieces in a room that you could be proud of!

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