15 Painted Brick Fireplaces That Radiate Coziness

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July 31, 2020

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Minty Fresh

IMHO, the best part about cooler weather is the coziness that accompanies the chilly nights — furry blankets, hot drinks and a crackling fire. The fireplace, which sits silent for so much of the year, comes to life in all its blazing glory.

I can’t get enough of painted brick fireplaces. They’re fresh and stylish yet classic and timeless. In the above example, mint shelves flank a painted white brick fireplace, lending a splash of color to the space. A matching mint green mantel ties the look together.

Check out 14 more fresh fireplaces and prepare for some major #fireplaceenvy.

Also See: The Dos and Don'ts of Painting a Brick Fireplace

Creamy Character

Creamy paint freshens up this old brick fireplace while still allowing its original character to shine through. Stacks of books add interest and color.

Rustic Glam

A rough-hewn wood mantel gives this painted brick fireplace a rustic feel. Metallic candleholders adorn the mantel, adding some glamour to the otherwise simple fireplace.

Brick-Red Brick

This non-working fireplace is brimming with the furry friends of the home's occupants — and bold color. Designed by Karen Wolf, the rust hue is a nod to the firplace's original brick color.

Modern Minimalism

Crisp, white paint helps this brick fireplace achieve a clean, minimalist look. Lantern pendants and beautiful wood floors create warmth.

Also See: How to Paint a Brick Fireplace White

From: Eric Aust

Pretty in Pink

Bubblegum pink and white: a match made in color heaven. This youthful combination by J. Kurtz Design adds a preppy punch to this modern-chic living space.

Charcoal Texture

The charcoal gray fireplace serves as a striking contrast to the bright, white walls in this stunning living area. A rough-hewn mantel brings attention to the natural texture of the painted bricks.

From: Erica Islas

Trendy Whitewash

Mute the harshness of your brick fireplace with a contemporary whitewashing technique. Preparing the whitewash is fairly simple — mix a 50/50 ratio of water and white paint and then apply. Whitewash adds the right amount of pizzazz and character without looking too stark.

Bedroom Highlight

A thick wood mantel breaks up the soft, clean look of this white brick fireplace, ensuring it’s a bedroom focal point.

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Bright + All-White

This white brick fireplace pairs with pretty, white furniture to create a living room that looks soft and snowy. Clean architectural lines make for a modern backdrop.

Gray Contrast

Though this fireplace is actually limestone, painted gray brick towers above, creating a cohesive look. The rich, gray hues offset the room’s stark, white walls and soaring windows.

Timeworn Charm

White paint gives this brick fireplace a charming, timeworn look. Warm wood tones and colorful accessories make for an ultra-cozy space.

Retro Flair

Gray paint makes the brick fireplace coordinate seamlessly with the midcentury furniture in this seating area. Candles are always a great option for nonfunctioning fireplaces.

Dark + Moody

A black accent wall and mantel make the white brick fireplace pop in this moody living room. The black-and-white combo pairs perfectly with the room’s gray walls and wood floors.

Charming Cottage Style

The white brick fireplace fits with the cottage aesthetic in this lovely living room. A classic gray mantel adds a traditional touch.

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