The hubs started our little project by filling in all the little cracks and holes in the rocks. Once that was dry, we were ready to begin our painting. Our goal was to have the fireplace blend in with our decor, not distract.
Behr - popped corn) on the rocks and brick then let it all dry. The following weekend I painted the inside black, leaving bits of the top ashed bricks unpainted for a little authenticity. I also spray painted the metal pieces that cover the draft hole and holds the wood logs.
Ikea and my grandmother's candelabra.
I think that's a pretty stunning transformation for just a little bit o' cash and some elbow-grease.
What transformation are you dying to see take place in your home? Are you brave enough to tackle it on your own or does it require some professional help? xo