I would love to painted my dated brick fireplace and builtins but I'm chicken. 5 Dramatic Fireplace Remodels from around the web - Painting Brick.
Change your wall color, not your brick. Best paint for red and purple toned brick fireplaces.
Rustic raw-brick kitchen - range cooker in exposed brick fireplace/alcove
love this nook - find where Shabby chic cottage decor with a beee-yoo-ti-ful, colourful chintz chair and oversized cushion to throw in some English cottage and bright boho flavour!