White Washing a Fireplace… by Accident!

If you have a true, solid brick fireplace and are looking to update it, check out what we just did. My sister is trying to update one of her rental properties, and it has an original 1950s red brick fireplace in the living room. It was so dark for the small room that we decidedContinue reading “White Washing a Fireplace… by Accident!”

Painting our Fireplace White

In 2017, we decided to sell a rental house that we owned for about 10 years. The tenants were moving out, and it seemed like a good time to move on from it. Of course, after 10 years and several families living in it, it needed a LOT of work! But, for this blog, I’mContinue reading “Painting our Fireplace White”

#1: Fireplace Transformation

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. If you recall, in the last 9 months, we have completely redone our fireplace area, changing things up about 4 times now. We built a faux mantle and covered up the detailed trim above. Then, we added peel and stickContinue reading “#1: Fireplace Transformation”

Totally (Seriously) Finished Fireplace (I Promise)

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. If you recall, in the last 9 months, we have completely redone our fireplace area, changing things up about 4 times now. We built a faux mantle and covered up the detailed trim above. Then, we added peel and stickContinue reading “Totally (Seriously) Finished Fireplace (I Promise)”

Easy Shiplap Tutorial

Shiplap is a look that is definitely “in” right now… and I have always loved the look of it. I wanted to shiplap the wall behind our fireplace and have done a lot of research for a while now on the best way to do it. I felt like it either looked too complicated (measuring!Continue reading “Easy Shiplap Tutorial”

Fireplace Update

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. Our second quarantine project involved our fireplace. Let me give you a little background info on our fireplace. Our house was built in 2018 by a big builder. We were drowning in the 30+ pages of “upgrades”, and the $5,000Continue reading “Fireplace Update”