We love sharing DIY home tips and today we wanted to share how to makeover a brick fireplace. Fireplaces are often the focal point in a family room. When we moved into our home, my husband loved the brick fireplace but I thought it made the family room dark and looked dated. I needed a change, but it took YEARS to convince him it needed a change. When I finally convinced him, I knew I wanted to either paint it white or whitewash it. We decided to paint it white and add a new mantel.
Here are nine steps we took for our fireplace makeover:
Here are our before and after pictures. It brightened our room up and it is now the focal point I wanted it to be! Notice the brass hood!