Updating your fireplace
If you have an old brick fireplace that is begging for an update, look over these 12 fireplace renovation ideas and you just may find the idea that is perfect for your hearth and home.
Allow the primer to dry before rolling on an interior latex paint over the fireplace bricks.
Spritz with clear water to rinse and blot dry with a clean cloth.
Apply a fresh coat of paint to your red brick fireplace to provide a new look.
For a high-tech feel, attach a flat screen television above your fireplace to add a modern update that's also functional.
Try hanging a large, decorative mirror over your fireplace to reflect the activity and furnishings in the room, helping to make a small room feel more spacious.