I simply taped. It s actually a project i completed a few months ago but i never got around to pulling together a post with all the details because i jumped right into holiday decorating so you might have actually noticed the painted fireplace surround in my christmas home tour.
A fireplace is a perfect spot to use a tile you love.
Stencil tile around fireplace. I then taped off a sheet of newspaper surrounding the tile. Continue stenciling the next repeat and repositioning the stencil up down and around the first repeat you stenciled until you have stenciled your entire tile fireplace surround. I then taped off the wall floor and fireplace box with some painters tape.
First up on my diy project list was a fireplace makeover and making this space a little more visually appealing. If you are fed up of your fireplace that has the same design years and years then you might include tiles with some interesting pattern tiles. Yeah i have it.
Next i either used more paper or a drop cloth or towel to cover the remaining larger portions of the surrounding area see video. Protect your painted fireplace surround with water based polyurethane sealant. One of the major focal points for seasonal decor in our house is our fireplace and mantel which i decided to give a little stenciled faux tile makeover before bringing out my fall stuff.
All it takes is chalk paint a stencil and a lot of patience. See more ideas about fireplace tile fireplace fireplace design. Prior to cutting out your template make sure that you ve determined the best size for your tile.
As a suggestion we say that you can use glass mosaic tiles matching with some part of the furniture that will create drama around the fireplace. In other words i could fit two full tiles side by side next to each other. I decided to paint the tiles white using rust oleum chalk paint in white linen that i bought at menards.
It was my first stencil project the urban farmgirl used our concrete quilt stencil to paint directly over her fireplace surround tiles. For instance i resized my design to fit a 5 x 5 square because this was the best measurement for the width of my fireplace. The first thing that i did was scrub down the tile really well with some simple green.
Tasia allison says after stenciling my 90s green fireplace tile with the toledo tile stencil in white and gray it feels like a totally different room. Today i m so excited to finally share the details of how i painted our tile fireplace surround. But the blah yellow ish tiles were kind of an eye sore.
I m so excited to have a real fireplace now. Jan 31 2020 fireplace tile inspiration for your next big project. How to spray paint tile stencil around your fireplace.
I started by laying down my tile stencils and taping them off really well.