• Around the House

    Fireplace Surround

    I spray painted the fireplace surround at our old house, so I decided to do the same here. This picture is from the day before we moved in. I do love the look of red brick, especially inside, so I wasn’t particularly eager to change that. But I didn’t love the brass surround, so that’s what I started with.  It was very simple to remove. It sat in the garage for several weeks because I have a life, haha. I did give the brick a good wash with some vinegar and water after this photo was taken. I also cleaned the brass surround really well while it was in the…