German mortar smear on red brick Chip and Joanna Gaines help a newly married couple create their ideal first home, turning a standard suburban house into a romantic retreat that effectively blends styles, influences and textures.
How to do a German Smear! I’ve always loved interior brick walls, gravitating to anything brick, stone or wood. The only way I could have one is to create my own & the German Smear technique is what makes faux brick panels look gloriously real!
Did anyone else catch last night? That German Smear technique, or mortar washing has me dreaming of all the possibilities of refacing our brick house. We were planning on having it white washed this summer, but the mortar washing is just on po