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30 Painted Brick Fireplaces That Radiate Coziness

Has your brick fireplace seen better days? Freshen it up with paint! Our gorgeous collection of painted fireplaces offers ideas for every design aesthetic, from boho to farmhouse to contemporary. Plus, find DIY tips on how to achieve some of today's most popular brick fireplace looks like German smear, whitewash and more.

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Photo: Nader Essa. From: Design 4 Corners.

Upgrade Your Brick Fireplace With Paint

One of the best things about cooler weather is the coziness that accompanies the chilly nights — think fuzzy blankets, hot drinks and a crackling fire. The fireplace, which sits unused for much of the year, roars to life in all its blazing glory. But if your brick fireplace is stained, cracked or has seen better days, it could put a damper on your down time. Our solution? A fresh coat of paint.

We've rounded up 30 stylish painted fireplace ideas, plus a few DIY tips for giving your own brick fireplace an update with paint. First up: This outdated midcentury brick fireplace now looks sleek and modern thanks to a coat of matte black paint. The warm tones of the woodpile and snuggly blanket tie in with the surrounding neutrals on the walls, floors and hearth tiles for a totally trendy look.

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Photo: Christopher Shane

Blue-Gray Beauty

This comfy reading room is full of alluring ambiance thanks to a chic powder blue fireplace and downy furniture. A silvery light fixture and blonde open shelving keep it minimal and modern, creating a soothing space that beckons readers to curl up for a while by the fire.

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Photo: Tim Krueger. From: Eric Aust.

Paint It White

Crisp white paint gives this floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace a clean, minimalist look. If you're considering washing your bricks white, follow the link below for step-by-step instructions and handy need-to-knows.

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Photo: Amy Bartlam. From: HGTV Magazine.

Pretty in Pink

In this eye-catching design, bubblegum pink and white are a match made in color heaven. The youthful combination by J. Kurtz Design adds a preppy punch to this modern-chic living space.

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