3 EASY Steps to Redo an Ugly Fireplace for Less than $20!!! Get the look of the German Smear or “Mortar wash” with paint and this easy tutorial. Update your brick fireplace or accent walls with this DIY technique that shows you how to paint with low budget products for a farmhouse look that even Joanna Gaines woudl be proud of!. #easydiy #homedecor #fixerupper

Give your outdated fireplace a quick makeover with this faux german smear with paint. Here I show you a fool-proof way to whitewash a brick fireplace!