Savvy (and Colorful) Ideas to Give Your Fireplace a New Vibe
Amazing what a little paint (or brick dye) can do.
If your fireplace is a bit dated (even though you still love its gather ‘round vibe), you can easily update it using just color — like this bold yellow. It’s a no-brainer project because fireplaces are a selling point. In fact, some buyers will pay more for one. Bonus tip: Painting all the way up the wall makes the ceiling appear higher, too.
Savvy (and Colorful) Ideas to Give Your Fireplace a New VibeBrick Dye (Yep, It's a Thing)
You can dye brick? If your brick shade isn’t to your liking, paint really isn’t your only option. That’s especially good news when your fireplace includes a big wall o’ bricks like this one, which went from a yucky orange-y red to peaceful shades of gray. That’s definitely a more pull-up-a-chair-and-get-toasty vibe.
Savvy (and Colorful) Ideas to Give Your Fireplace a New VibeFluorescent Faux Fireplace
No fireplace? Easy to fix with a faux fireplace painted a happy color (and filled with colorful books). It adds a whimsical nod to formality in an otherwise casual space, and ties the room together in a way only fireplaces can.
Savvy (and Colorful) Ideas to Give Your Fireplace a New VibeClassy Monochrome
Is there anything so classy as the monochrome look? Paired with creative accessorizing, this inky gray fireplace screams romance. And vintage. And chic. It screams a lot of things for such a delightfully understated feature. Even in a supporting role, the fireplace truly does set the whole mood.