Refinished our brick fireplace

wishihadabluekitchenNovember 10, 2008

After doing a lot of lurking and reading lots of posts about fireplaces, I finally got the nerve to refinished ours.

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miloandfelix

What an improvement, great job!

    Bookmark   November 16, 2008 at 12:22PM
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marybeth1

WOW!What a transformation. Wish I had the funds to do that or the talent to do it myself but I don't. Great job you should be proud of yorself.

    Bookmark   November 17, 2008 at 12:08AM
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amy2202

bluekitchen,
I am considering doing the same thing as you. My concern is what is behind the brick when you removed it. I have a larger wall with all brick and an insert in the firebox.
Was there sheathing and studs behind brick or just lathe

    Bookmark   November 17, 2008 at 8:30AM
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eaglemom100

Very nice - I'm jealous!!! I've been wanting to do something similar (except lighten that area) and just haven't gotten the nerve up. Yet that is! Looks great.

    Bookmark   November 17, 2008 at 9:09AM
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wishihadabluekitchen

Thanks all. I did the sheetrock above the fireplace when we first moved in 3 years ago. It took me forever to decide what I wanted around the opening and on the hearth. I love it and am REALLY glad it's done.

Amy, I did not remove the brick. Both the sheetrock and the granite went right over the brick.

    Bookmark   November 17, 2008 at 12:44PM
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