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Before & after: 15 Fireplace surrounds made over

What do you do with an outdated-looking fireplace? You give it a makeover! Get inspired to transform your fireplace with 15 beautiful fireplace makeovers. These budget-friendly DIY fireplace makeover ideas will knock your socks off!

If your fireplace is in dire need of a new look, you’ve come to the right place! Browse our photos of 15 beautiful DIY fireplace makeover ideas for inspiration to get started. You’ll be cozying up by your new (looking!) fireplace in no time.


Anna Luther

Anna Luther is the mom behind the blog My Life and Kids, where she shares her stories, makes you laugh and tries to make you feel better about your crazy, messy and fabulous life.

Anna Luther's fireplace makeover

About her fireplace makeover, Anna says, “After debating for over a year, I finally took the plunge and painted our brick fireplace. It only took two nap times — and made a world of difference!”


Leslie Ann Hoyt

Leslie Ann Hoyt blogs at Goodbye, House! Hello, Home! where she believes that what truly matters is not the furniture, wall colors, flooring or accessories within the house — or even the house itself — but the heart that gets put into making a home.

Leslie Ann Hoyt's fireplace makeover

About her fireplace makeover, Leslie says, “This eyesore, a massive granite hearth which overwhelmed the petite craftsman living room, was camouflaged by a quick coat of Sherwin-Williams Alabaster white, and is now a graceful focal point.”


Kishani Perera

Kishani Perera is an interior designer who relies on a multitude of resources to create beautiful spaces that have seemingly evolved over decades rather than months.

Kishani Perera's fireplace makeover

About her fireplace makeover, Kishani says, “A fireplace makes a budget-friendly transformation from a state of distress to high gloss by working with the existing facade, painting the brick a high-gloss white, and distressing a chunk of wood and adding some driftwood washes to it before hanging it to add warmth to the room.”

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