37 Amazing Fireplace Remodel Ideas (To DIY)
Making an update to a fireplace will have a big visual impact on your living space, and so the search begins for fireplace remodel ideas.
It’s important that this space feel warm and inviting since this area tends to be where your family spends a lot of quality time.
But what can you do to change that 1980’s builder-grade stone surround, or the outdated brick color?
We’ve put together a diverse selection of fireplace remodel ideas from our friends who did their own DIY makeovers.
And we’ve got plenty of creative and inspirational ideas to get you motivated to tackle remodeling your own.
The good news is that many of these methods will provide you with your new look for very little cost.
And with the amount of options to choose from, you can be sure you’ll find at least a few fireplace remodel ideas that will fit with the interior design style of your home.
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37 Amazing DIY Fireplace Remodel Ideas
Here are 37 incredible fireplace remodel ideas. These DIY makeover tutorials wil show you ways to get a fresh look for a budget price.
Our DIY Faux Brick Fireplace
Check out how a builder grade fireplace was transformed with faux brick and a chunky wooden mantel, with this DIY tutorial.
This wine bottle wall vase decor would make a stunning accent next ot this fireplace mantel. Check out the tutorial.
DIY Fireplace Mantle and Surround
Learn how to create a feature wall in your home with gorgeous built-ins.
The detailed tutorial combines multiple fireplace remodel ideas, including how to install a gas fireplace insert. This design really makes a great statement in any home.
How to paint a brick fireplace with a rustic French look
If you are a lover of French country style you have to see this beautiful brick fireplace makeover. Transform the red bricks into a rustic French look.
The Long Overdue Fireplace Makeover
It is amazing what paint can do! Check out this faux terrazzo lookaedi ledomer ecalperi created totally with paint. Isn't it amazing?
Boring Wood - How I Antiqued my Fireplace Mantle
A great way to update a boring wood mantel is to give it an antique look with paint. This beauty is anything but boring now!
Fireplace Makeover with Sticker Tiles
Decorative tiles come in so many beautiful designs and styles.
You would never guess that this makeover was completed using sticker tiles. Just amazing!
Easy Fireplace Makeover with Airstone
One way to give an instant update to your fireplace is to use airstone.
It looks great on an accent wall too. In just a few hours you can completely transform a space.
Fireplace Mantle Surround | A Beginners Guide
This beginner tutorial will walk you through all the detailed the steps of creating a beautiful fireplace surround and mantel.
How to Refinish a Fireplace
Learn how to create a faux finish look with a beautiful painting technique.
The before and after pictures are amazing. The power of paint!
How to Paint a Stone Fireplace White
A budget-friendly way to remodel any space is to use paint. You can create faux finishes with it, blend colors to create texture and dimension, and so much more!
$100 Room Challenge Family Room Reveal Week
It's hard to believe that this living room was completely transformed in a $100 room challenge.
Check out their before and after to see the complete renovation.
DIY Fireplace Makeover Ideas on a Budget That Anyone Can Do!
Looking for a budget-friendly makeover? This fireplace design is a must see!
Inspired By DIY: Eddie Ross
This DIY makeover was completely inspired by Eddie Ross and it's one you will definitely want to see!
Fireplace Mantel Surround | How To Install Brick Veneer
Learn how to install brick veneer with this easy to follow tutorial. The finished design is stunning!
Fireplace Makeover Reveal - Farmhouse Style
The farmhouse style is still very popular. Give an outdated fireplace a makeover with this pretty style.
DIY a German Smear Mortar Wash for Under $10
Learn how to create a German smear mortar wash with this step-by-step tutorial. The best part is, it can be achieved for less than $10!
Brick Fireplace Makeover Corner Fireplace
Learn how to reface brick for a contemporary look. It's a much easier process than you may think! And, the results are fabulous.
DIY Fireplace Surround Tile
Another one of our favorite fireplace remodel ideas that provides great impact, is this one is to install tile.
There are a ton of different styles and colors to choose from, so you can really make a statement.
DIY rustic fireplace mantel: the cure for a boring fireplace
You can easily paint old brick for a budget-friendly makeover.
This blogger went with unexpected pop of color an unexpected color to drive a rustic look!
Faux Fireplace Overmantel Makeover with Faux Brick Paneling
Add faux brick paneling to any space in your home for instant texture and dimension. It's easy and inexpensive to do!
Fireplace- The Reveal
Learn how to add a focal point to any room by planking a wall. It really transforms the entire space!
Update the look of a fireplace for less than $10 Green With Decor
All you need is a can of spray paint to update an old fireplace. This little detail makes such a difference.
How to Update a Brick Fireplace with Chalk Paint
Grab some chalk paint to update brick with a white washing technique. It gives it a German smear look quickly and easily!
Easy Peel and Stick Stone Fireplace Surround
Have you jumped on the peel and stick tile bandwagon yet? If not, take a look at this remodel for all the details!
DIY Fireplace Makeover
Cover an outdated fireplace with trim and moulding for a custom built look. It is well worth the effort to achieve this modern look.
Don't you love seeing wreaths over a fireplace?
DIY Brick Fireplace Makeover
Use a paint sprayer to save a ton of time on any type of paint project, big and small.
It's a game changer for painting projects like this brick makeover.
$110 DIY Fireplace Makeover: How to Paint Tile
See how easy it is to paint tile with this simple DIY tutorial. You can update tile in just about any room in your house for cheap!
My Painted Brick Fireplace - DIY Tutorial
Take a look at this painted brick makeover. You have to see the before to truly appreciate the results.
6 Lessons From Our Tiled Fireplace Makeover | The Lived-in Look
Before you attempt to install a tile surround for the first time you may want to read this post.
There are great tips and tricks shared from the homeowners.
Classic White Fireplace - Measurements & Materials
Check out how to build over an existing fireplace with this how-to tutorial. This makeover includes a gorgeous white marble tile.
How to Paint a Brick Fireplace
Remodel a fireplace the easy way with paint. It's quick, easy and totally budget-friendly.
Our New DIY Raised Electric Fireplace Hearth with Stone
This DIY feature wall is the perfect backdrop for a new electric fireplace hearth with stone.
It's a simple install and really becomes the focal point of the room.
How to use moulding to extend your fireplace
See how this homeowner used molding to extend the height of the fireplace. It adds visual interest and dimension.
How to German Schmear Brick (Mortar Wash Fireplace Makeover)
The German schmear paint technique has really taken over, when it comes to painting brick, thanks to a certain Fixer Upper show!
White Brick Fireplace Makeover
You can never go wrong with white paint. It makes any space feel fresh and bright. All you need is a little elbow grease and a can of paint!
How to EASILY Get the Fixer Upper German Schmear Fireplace Look
Easily achieve the fixer upper look with this painted German schmear brick fireplace makeover.
Faux Concrete Wall Panels Behind Fireplace (No tools required!)
Add beautiful faux concrete wall panels to your home, and the best part is, no tools are required!
How to Update a Stone Fireplace with Paint
You can easily update stone or brick by giving it a quick paint job. I've said it before, but it bears repeating, the power of paint!
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