How to Update a Stone Fireplace with Paint!

We had an ugly fireplace!  It had a stone and stucco creation that looked like it came straight out of the 70's.

How to Update a Stone Fireplace

You'll need a few supplies to get started!

Big Difference!

It's a process, so don't get stressed if it doesn't look great at first.

Paint in layers with watered down paint.

After the first layer:

Next...dry brushing to add dimension.

White wash stone:

Read the post for tips on how to whitewash the stone.

Update stone fireplace:  This isn't for everyone.  If you really dislike your stone fireplace, though...you should give it a try!

Before and  After