I just repainted our brick fireplace using Fusion Mineral Paint. I still need to do a few more coats of black paint on the 90's gold but I'm loving it so far!
First I dry brushed on a coat of Lamp White but it looked too cool in tone so I dry brushed on my go-to off white, Champlain on about half of the bricks to warm it up. It needed a bit of glam so I brushed on some Pearl Metallic Paint over the whole thing and it glistens!
I was so afraid that I'd hate a painted fireplace but I absolutely love it! You can see the living room picture from before we moved in below. This house was a foreclosure and we updated the floors, walls, doors and paint to bring it out of the early 90s.
The painted fireplace along with my newly painted antique trunk turned coffee table gives me a peaceful little area to sit and watch TV or pin on Pinterest. I don't love the design of our living room but I think I've done all I can to make it open and bright.
Today I'm featuring a thrift store chest of drawers that my sister-in-law and I found. I thought I'd have to paint the whole thing because of damage to the veneer. But alas, while sanding some goop off of the top, I realized that the veneer underneath was perfectly fine and sanded the whole thing. I decided to stain the top in Cappuccino Stain Oil, the perfect rich brown.
All of the furniture pieces with the exception of the industrial shelving unit are used pieces that I've re-homed and painted with Fusion Mineral Paint.
Today I'm sharing the before and after pictures of this amazing antique trunk turned coffee table. My friend Adrien gave us the vintage trunk that had an . She is the King of finding awesome stuff for cheap or free! Our living room is a really narrow rectangular shape so we were having a hard time finding a coffee table that was small enough.
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