Monica's fireplace makeover… beautifully whitewashed, or grey washed, brick with a lighter grey paint color to flank the fireplace…actually, a greige would likely be better because the warmth of the brick still comes through.
how to update a fireplace surround brass--nashbabe says Ive done this.I did it with the high heat spray paint, and took it outside and taped off the glass. Made a big difference in staging and selling our house.
Here’s how Klemm did it: White paint with an eggshell finish was brushed on in small sections, and then wiped down with rags to remove most of the paint. (She did two coats like this, to achieve the lightness she was looking for). For a finishing touch, s