Looking for fantastic fireplace makeover ideas? Here are the best before and afters that you can find on the internet!
The fireplace is really the focal point of your living room. That can be a good thing or a bad thing, depending on the state of your fireplace!
Making over our fireplace was one of the first big projects that we did when we bought our home. This project is a great example of the fact that a fireplace makeover doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult to make a huge impact!
Here are the best fireplace makeovers on the internet! I hope they inspire you.
We used molding and white paint to extend our fireplace to the ceiling. It now looks so regal and expensive, but this was a really cheap DIY project.
A new mantel and a paint job on the brick make a huge difference to this fireplace! This is a super doable DIY project.
Painting your walls a dark color like Hale Navy is a bold choice. Painting the fireplace and walls BOTH a bold color is an extra-bold choice, but it's one that pays off! Plus, you can't get much more DIY than a paint makeover.
A great, simple way to upgrade your fireplace is by adding a mantel. If you don't want to build one, check out your local habitat for humanity or salvage store and repurpose one, instead!
Marble is super on trend right now, and replacing your outdated fireplace surround with a more classic marble tile is a great way to brighten up and modernize the space.
If you love shiplap, a great place to install it is on your fireplace! It can really draw attention to the fireplace and is a surprisingly easy and budget friendly DIY project.
We all know and recognize that 80's stone work! If it's not in the budget to replace it, a fresh coat of white paint can modernize the look.
Wow! Would you ever have guessed that this wood fireplace was made from old pallets? Talk about budget friendly - and beautiful!
I love that they utilized the space on either side of this fireplace to create bench seating. It's beautiful and practical.
If you are ready to brush off your woodworking skills, you will love this simple tutorial for building a DIY fireplace surround.
WOW this fireplace had a mega transformation! When the stone goes all the way up to the ceiling, mixing it up has a huge impact!
It is amazing what a difference a little paint can make! In this case, they didn't even paint the brick but whitewashed it. Still, that was enough to tone down the out of date brick tones. Gorgeous and super DIY friendly.
If you are up for a big project, you have to check out this major fireplace renovation with stone!
Did you know that you can use chalk paint to give your brick fireplace a rustic look? Well, now you know!
I can hardly believe that this is the same fireplace! The difference is really light and day - and it was all an easy paint DIY project.
Most of these makeovers have been light and bright, but black fireplaces can be moody and gorgeous, too, like this one!
Fireplace makeover FAQs:
How much does it cost to makeover a fireplace?
Pros can charge thousands of dollars to makeover a fireplace – especially if you need stone work done. However, you’d be surprised at how much of a difference you can make for the cost of one can of paint!
Do fireplaces add value to a home?
Surveys say, yes fireplaces add value to your home. But, an outdated fireplace could definitely turn off some buyers! If you are planning to sell, it might be time to refresh your mantel!
Any more fireplace makeover questions for me?
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