Inspiration for Julie - Old bricks with logs in the fire place. I think I want to do something similar in a frame with small discs of wood
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Red brick w/ neutral walls...only we have black mortar. :-P
Fireplace makeover including painted mantel and shelves, white washed brick and spray painted brass surround
this is probably the easiest DIY transformation i've ever seen. it only took these guys a total of 3 hours to do, after they put the kids to bed!
This is a fairly classic, elegant fireplace design. What sets it apart is the interplay between it and the cool tones that dominate the rest of the room.
Have a red brick fireplace with dark wood mantel? This is a great example of how to dress it up and bring out the best in it! From the Fall/Winter 2013 issue of KC Weddings.
painted brick fireplace