Fireplace love


This is the same house as the last posting with the beaded walls…. just a different project.

This is the fireplace that we painted in my client’s living room. It started out being plain white (I have an aversion to white).

We stippled on a texture and then gave it a glaze. Metallic highlights on the details are soft and subtle.

Can’t wait until the clients have moved in to the house and decorated! Things look so much prettier when a space is completely done, but I wanted to share it early.


11 comments
  1. Cathy
    Cathy
    February 18, 2009 at 12:01 am

    Absolutely beautiful!!

    {{Hugs}}

    Cathy

  2. fabulousfinishes
    fabulousfinishes
    February 18, 2009 at 1:05 am

    so much yummier and warmer than plain old white!

  3. Shauna
    Shauna
    February 18, 2009 at 2:12 am

    When are you going to take me there is person??? Yummy, I love it!

  4. Girly Stuff
    Girly Stuff
    February 18, 2009 at 2:32 am

    It is really nice! It makes it look very grand! And expensive! Two great qualities.

    You could probably make an outhouse look grand and expensive with your techniques!

  5. KC Mom
    KC Mom
    February 18, 2009 at 2:58 am

    Oh my gosh…just you wait till I get my harlequin wall photos up!!

  6. Misti of Studio M Designs
    Misti of Studio M Designs
    February 18, 2009 at 4:25 am

    Oh that’s NIIIIIIIIIIIIIIICE.

    I have the plain white fireplace surround, my husband asks me at least twice a week what I am going to do with it. Nothing stays white around here! I am looking for the perfect treatment…
    ~Misti

  7. L
    L
    February 18, 2009 at 7:10 pm

    That is stunning! I love it!

  8. Pamela
    Pamela
    January 11, 2010 at 3:33 am

    Was this a concrete fireplace or a wood surround Jennifer?? Now that the great holiday take down of 2010 is over and the LR is toy free I am now wanting to faux the fireplace surround. Looking around for ideas.

  9. Magic Brush
    Magic Brush
    May 13, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    We stippled Aquastone on it and glazed it with colored Aquacreme.

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