So I toned it down with a very soft, subtle gray color especially love the brick fireplace painted in a calm medium gray Gray paint
Tired of your brick fireplace--paint it.
Easily update your brick fireplace with a little paint.
White-washing brick tutorial from @ Young House Love
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Lighten and brighten your brick fireplace with white paint