Not only is it budget-friendly, but it gives a completely different, modern look for a space. Jenna Sue started out with a rough looking brick fireplace, and with some serious elbow grease she turned it to a beauty.She did a german smear technique on her brick, but because of the starting point, hers was much more time consuming than ours.
I like Erin’s makeover because she shows the difference between her brick when it was whitewashed versus fully painted for those questioning which look they prefer.
Interesting way to address grout that is less than desirable looking.
Sarah has written a detailed tutorial on the installation. Less expensive than brick tiles are faux brick panels, but many people don’t know about this product, or choose not to use this option because the “brick” looks fake…which is true. But Angela spruced it up with an awesome paint technique, and I’m now a believer in this option for brick lovers on a budget!
Considering using brick as an interior flooring choice? Love love love this amazing fireplace makeover using concrete!
If you want some exterior inspiration, check out this makeover.
Not only does she update her exterior brick, she adds a brick sidewalk using a specific type of brick product.Since brick seems to be something that so many of us want to love, but tend to loathe in our homes, we decided to round up the best techniques and tutorials we could find to help you give your own brick a much-needed makeover!This tutorial by my friend Jennifer shows a whitewash technique (which provides less coverage than typical painting so that more of your brick shows through) using chalk paint. She’s mighty mighty (expensive to maintain) and I don’t know what to say about that lettin’ it all hang out part. Is that brick a low-light rather than a highlight of your home? There aren’t many posts on our website that draw as many questions as the ones we’ve done on brick makeovers in the past. Or any kind of brick for that matter, either inside and/or outside said house?We have assisted homeowners in the Chicago market whose homes currently have siding such as brick, cedar siding, aluminum siding, vinyl siding and Dryvit (EIFS).