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Our Farmhouse | White Washing a Stone Fireplace

One of the most dramatic updates in my home cost less than $100 and was something I did myself over the course of a (kid free) weekend - white washing my stone fireplace. A lot of you have been asking me for more details, so buckle up! Here we go.

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How to Whitewash a Stone Fireplace – Christine Johnsen

How to Whitewash a Stone Fireplace

For some reason, I had built up whitewashing my fireplace to be this daunting task that would take up a lot of time and energy so I kept putting it off. Well, this past Christmas we agreed to host …

How to Whitewash a Stone Fireplace – Christine Johnsen

How to Whitewash a Stone Fireplace

For some reason, I had built up whitewashing my fireplace to be this daunting task that would take up a lot of time and energy so I kept putting it off. Well, this past Christmas we agreed to host …

How to Whitewash a Stone Fireplace

For some reason, I had built up whitewashing my fireplace to be this daunting task that would take up a lot of time and energy so I kept putting it off. Well, this past Christmas we agreed to host …

erin's art and gardens: chalk painted 1970's stone fireplace

chalk painted 1970's stone fireplace

a blog about art, gardening, decorating, junking and photography by erin anderson

erin's art and gardens: chalk painted 1970's stone fireplace

chalk painted 1970's stone fireplace

a blog about art, gardening, decorating, junking and photography by erin anderson

Our Farmhouse | White Washing a Stone Fireplace

Our Farmhouse | White Washing a Stone Fireplace

Our Farmhouse | White Washing a Stone Fireplace

Our Farmhouse | White Washing a Stone Fireplace

Our Farmhouse | White Washing a Stone Fireplace

Our Farmhouse | White Washing a Stone Fireplace

Our Farmhouse | White Washing a Stone Fireplace

Our Farmhouse | White Washing a Stone Fireplace

Our Farmhouse | White Washing a Stone Fireplace

Gray-Wash A Stone Fireplace

Do you have something in your house that seems like it stares at you every time you walk in the room? Mine was my fireplace. I love my big stone fireplace, but there were a couple of things that really bothered me about it. First, the color of the stone is about 50 shades of brown. Also, the actual fireplace box (is that what it’s called?) is black with bright 90’s gold trim. yuck! After painting my walls it really stood out and not in a good way! So I decided to "gray-wash" it…

How to Whitewash a Stone Fireplace – Christine Johnsen

How to Whitewash a Stone Fireplace

For some reason, I had built up whitewashing my fireplace to be this daunting task that would take up a lot of time and energy so I kept putting it off. Well, this past Christmas we agreed to host …