Simple Fireplace Makeover For Winter Ideas 26
Simple Fireplace Makeover For Winter Ideas 26

20+ Simple Fireplace Makeover For Winter Ideas

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Whether you want to remodel a brick fireplace or add character to a “hole in the wall”, a fireplace makeover using Venetian plaster techniques can give your home some serious style.

Why use Venetian plaster for a fireplace makeover you ask? Well number one, it’s a fabulously frugal option and it can be tinted any color your heart desires, plus it can mimic stone, concrete, marble, even painted wood.

In fact, you can give the whole fireplace wall a gorgeous new look. All you have to do is continue the plaster techniques from floor to ceiling, or wall to wall, always ending on an inside corner for the best look.

For better adhesion, it’s wise to prime or paint your surfaces before applying plaster. One thing you want to be careful of is not to get regular paint on the metal face or interior of the fireplace as those areas require a special high heat paint.

Start with a base coat of inexpensive drywall mud if you have a textured wall, or if you want to remodel a brick fireplace. You’ll want to fill in the grooves between the bricks or stones with the drywall mud first and let that dry, otherwise you’re inviting cracks, plus thicker coats take much longer to dry.