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Marilyn’s German Smeared Mortar

smeared-mortar-fireplace2 We have a great guest post from Marilyn today!  Thanks so much for sharing your experience and pictures.  Here is how it went for her: So, I too was intrigued by changing the brick color of a brick façade on either side of a gas stove in my lake house. I really didn’t like the […] Continue reading →

Ann’s DIY German Smeared Bricks

After German Smear on Pink Brick I can’t even tell you how much I love receiving before and after pictures of DIY projects from my readers.  These pictures are really making me want a brick house, because I just love the look of German Smear – Mortar Wash.  Ann generously typed up about how she did it and how it went, […] Continue reading →

How to German Smear your Brick!

after picture of brick german smear I’m so excited to share with you some pictures from @kristinbuckner on instagram who sent me some great pictures of how she “German Smeared” her brick. Here is how she did it:  She took a basic white mortar (she used Versabond white mortar) and mixed to a spreadable consistency.  She spread it on using a […] Continue reading →

Sandi’s Whitewash Brick Fireplace

Sandis White Wash Brick - After Close up It’s always great to hear from readers who have been inspired by a project I’ve done!!  Sandi, one of my GREAT readers, emailed me some before and after pictures of her fireplace that she whitewashed. Before: After: Close-up: Sandi said her family has just relocated from Chicagoland to the Louisville area and she was decorator […] Continue reading →