Which Stone Colour is Best for Your Fireplace Surround? This is by no means a new idea, but one worth re-thinking: white wash your stone fireplace if you want to soften its impact! NOT white paint, but whiteWASH! It makes a world of difference.
Whitewashing is a painting technique used to create a semi-transparent look on wood and stone. When applied to a stone fireplace, the white is transparent enough to allow the mortar and texture of the brickwork to show through. Whitewash is nothing more than white paint that is thinned down so that
Here is fundamental advice on white. We have the cool source for white. Check it out for yourself! You can find How To Paint A Stone Fireplace White guide and read the latest What to Expect from White Stone Fireplace in here. Back to What to Expect from White Stone Fireplace
Old fireplaces need love too! Add a fresh coat of paint to those bricks and create a space that will inspire your most discerning guests. Use this easy to follow step-by-step guide & project supplies list from Sherwin-Williams
Two options I can think of to make the stone fireplace more in balance with the room are: Paint the walls a similar gray and then paint the door and window frames - black. I think that would be quite striking. Or. Paint the stone white. We've already seen one gorgeous example of this in Nancy Keye's amazing home that she shared with us
How To Whitewash A Stone Fireplace. changes to it. It took me about 15-20 minutes to cover the side shown above. It took a little bit to figure out how to best paint on the base color. I ended up having my white mixture mostly paint with just a little bit of water mixed in.