Painting faux brinks on to concrete: I bought a run-of-the mill sponge from Wal-Mart (auto department) and cut it in the shape of a brick. Then I used some red wood stain leftover from the previous owners. Are you kidding me right now??? This looks AMAZING!!!
* *Update - May 2016 Some of you may have been watching Fixer Upper lately - you'll notice that sweet ol' Joanna Gaines has used this EXACT method in some of the houses that they've been renovating down in Waco. She calls it "German Smear" and has been using it to change the looks of many homes this season. You're welcome Jojo! One of the first things I knew I wanted to do when we purchased our home was to white-wash the brick. I wasn't sure what method I wanted to do specifically but…
SWant a bird bath that looks like a substantial pillar in the garden, but only cost dollars to make? Then check out this DIY brick birdbath from ‘Robin’s Nesting Place’. This is a clever use of leftover brick (or used brick from a salvage yard!). And the saucer on top is just so simple.pruce your garden-10
Six Top Curbside Style Boosts ::: of the top 10 remodeling projects expected to recoup the most money at resale this year, eight are facade fix-ups costing less than 15K according to a report by the National Association of Realtors.