When it comes to designing a home, there’ so considerably you have to weigh prior to diving head-initial into a project—specifically when you occur to be developing a home that’ home to a lot more than a single person. Take our mid-century fixer-upper, for example. Because John and I each live underneath this A-frame roof, we have to make sure that each and every and every option is decided on with each other. As you discovered last week in his mini “So I Married A Blogger” interview, John normally feels comfortable deferring to my innovative route, but I lately learned that when he’ not so confident, he’ not very very likely to communicate up.
You see, soon following moving into our home, I produced the announcement to John and to my household that I wished to paint our brick fireplace white. Though practically everybody nodded their head in approval and I was given the go-ahead for the venture, it turned out that everybody (from John to my mom) believed it was a bad idea. I had no clue! Happily, now that all is mentioned and accomplished, the freshly painted, bright white fireplace has been provided a hearty seal of approval—from each John and my mom. Even though it turned out okay in the finish, I’ producing a mental note for the long term to probe my family members just a minor more difficult for their genuine reactions to my design and style declarations.
If you’ been thinking about a brick fireplace makeover of your own, hop on above to eHow where I’ explaining how to properly paint brick, complete with a supply record and plenty of horrible ahead of and progress images to get your inspiration churning. In my opinion, it’ all about taking factors on a case by case basis, and in the case of our dated brick fireplace, I can’ aid but believe that paint was the way to go!