How to Whitewash a Brick Fireplace

Whitewashing a brick fireplace is an easy way to change the style of your living room. We’ll show you how to achieve the whitewash look with two different approaches: watered-down paint and sponge painting.

00:25 – Repair mortar & prep the area
00:57 – Clean the brick
01:22 – Create the whitewash paint mixture
01:55 – Whitewash techniques
03:21 – Alternative sponging technique for painted brick

Canvas drop cloth –
Scrub brush –
1-quart bucket –
5-quart bucket –
Paint – (no color added)
2″ chip brush –
Cotton rags –
Sponge –


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