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Painted Rock Fireplaces

Just LOVE this painted rock stacked stone masonry fireplace chimney!! greige design blog: Before and after: Ave F house Redondo Beach

Before: Painted Rock Fireplace

Painted stone fireplace before and after. I really need to do this to the family room fireplace.

erin's art and gardens: painted stone fireplace before and after

before and after rock fireplace makeover...rock white washed and dark grout painted light.

Painting a Rock Fireplace. Bring the "wow" back into your home!

How to paint a Lava Rock fireplace! Best thing we ever did! Barbara Barrett

JOYS OF HOME: Painting a Rock Fireplace

painting a rock fireplace - Google Search

just PAINT IT! paint the rock around my fireplace to get rid of the 70s orange/brown and create the palate I want

I would use real wood ,paint rocks black and hide orange christmas lights like this

From Velvet & Linen Fireplace's lava stone was plastered over to achieve the look.

Maybe stain instead of paint?? How to stain a rock fireplace

how to update a 70's rock fireplace without tearing it down.

  • Pantera's Mom

    Also I'd have been happy with this lady's before picture. I have never in my life looked at the black grout and thought that it looked good.

  • Pantera's Mom

    After research, painting is easiest and lest expensive method of achieving the look I want. When you start with black grout, you'd either have to remove it or repoint it. painting is easier.

  • Pantera's Mom

    regrouting might be what I need to search for (if i even win the bid on that house). I'm just not digging the black mortar. I 'm okay with the rocks although I still think I'd build newer one with grayish non-marshmallow rocks. If it looks decent, it might get copied in a certain house built in 1978 I'm sure.

  • Idealla Much

    I think what you have is fine. If you would like to freshen the look, you might look into "regrouting" the concrete and adding a mantle.

whitewashing icky brick instead of using opaque paint. Would love to use this technique on my fake river rock fireplace and two story fake river rock chimney.

Painted River Rock Fireplace! Love the idea for my own fireplace :)

  • Harriet Sutton

    I'm buying an old house that has the river rock fireplace . I will painting it too!!! Thanks for the inspiration. I just need a color. Just from looking around, it appears I need to go with white, off white, or something.

  • April Siebers- Reviere

    couldn't look any worse then it does now....

  • Tonya Burlew

    April!!! Yes!

Painted Fireplace

Fireplace makeover for designer Susan Mock. www.artisanfinish...

Painted rock fireplace, huge improvement! Makes the room feel so light and airy compared to before

  • Sasha Thiessen

    I think a sprayer would work well, a sponge wouldn't get in the crevices like a brush.

  • Sasha Thiessen

    Jackie, I hope you find an easier way! It took forever and I was constantly putting it away so the kids didn't get into it. It took me 2 weeks of nap to

  • Alisha Elwell

    It looks amazing btw!

  • Alisha Elwell

    Jackie, My husband went and purchased a sprayer and did it in about 45 minutes! I was struggling with a brush and he was anxious for it to be done.

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Fireplace Makeover - stained river rock and painted and distressed mantel | Read Between Designs

paint fireplace rock out white. add reclaimed wood mantle or something like this.

river rock fireplace designs

DIY painted rock fireplace. I updated our rock fireplace last weekend. It was 70's brown stone and I wanted to lighten it up to better match our walls, which we were painting grey. It only took about 2 hours and less than $15 to do. I made a simple mix of grey acrylic paint (found at Michaels for .75 ea. (took 3 bottles total) and a little water. Sponged it over the brick (left mortar dark grey) and sealed it with a $10 gallon of masonry seal (found at home depot).

Think I need to paint my fireplace rock like this.