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The Great 80s Reno {Painting the Red Brick Fireplace}

Many of us small town Canadians have these red brick fireplaces from the original home construction in the 1970s and 80s.
This is what you have….

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This is what you want…..

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This seems like a great happy medium for a remodel…..

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But once we look into it all you understand why this is the popular option (it's cheaper, easier and hopefully quicker)…..

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So the aforementioned seemed like the winning choice for our 1980s red brick fireplace remodel.  I love white brick fireplaces but my husband doesn't – so this was our compromise and I love it!
Here is our before and after:

Here were the steps to take us there:

For more info on spraying the brass mantel check out this post
For more posts on home renos & decor click HERE

Check out my Pinterest Board on Split Entry 80s Homes
 

9 thoughts on “The Great 80s Reno {Painting the Red Brick Fireplace}”

  1. i’d love to have a fireplace too in our house if only it won’t be of no use in this tropical country. yours is such a beauty!!

    • Oh Marsy, I envy you being able to live in a place where fireplaces are useless! Since we are in Canada though, I’ll enjoy being able to snuggle up in front of the fire!

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