I’m not a fan of purple. However, if you add enough gray (ahem, Jolie Lilac Gray), I’ll allow it!
Typically, homeowners that are painting a stone fireplace are looking to tone down the existing color, either to make the material look more natural or to help the fireplace blend more seamlessly with the rest of the space. Because of this, we tend to recommend sticking to more neutral paint colors, such as whites or colors naturally occurring in brick or stone. However, it’s important for you to consider the style of your home and choose a color that complements your space and personal style, which could mean opting for more color. Below are a few of our go-to light neutrals, but we could see Noir, Linen or Legacy too!
If you have some space on top of your cabinets and have been struggling with how to decorate, this video is for you! Also, stick around and watch if you like kitchen decor and listening to Erica talk!
When it comes to painting your fireplace, there isn’t a whole lot of prep work required. Depending on the condition of your fireplace surround, you may want to begin your project by giving your surface a quick cleaning to remove any dust or grime. If you have soot that has accumulated over the years, use a degreaser to remove, then rinse well with water.
Right before painting, we recommend using a spray bottle to spritz the brick or stone with water. This will help the paint settle into any grooves or recessed areas, making the painting process go much more quickly. If working over a large area, you may want to work in small sections, spritzing and painting as you go.
How to make a big impact on your kitchen for very little $$? Update the hardware. Erica shows options for neutrals and high contrast.
The #yearofjolie continues with September’s feature, fireplace and masonry! Looking for a budget friendly way to update your outdated fireplace? If so, you aren’t alone! Many homes today still feature brick or stone fireplace surrounds in dark or dated styles that haven’t aged well over the years. These materials can be expensive to demo and replace, but the good news is that most fireplace surrounds can be easily brightened up with a bit of paint. Read on for tips on using Jolie products to make your fireplace work more seamlessly with the rest of your space. Follow along this month as we walk you through this process!
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