Leslie D
Leslie D
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  • Las Vegas, NV

Faux Marble Family Room Fireplace Re-Do


We took an outdated 80's fireplace, stripped and started over. My husband built a surround out of MDF and used Fiberglass to reinforce and smooth out edges. We changed the fireplace out to firetubes and used fire glass instead of gas logs, and I coated the surround in white venetian plaster, tinting it for multiple layers to give the look of carerra marble, then used a feather to add veining. It's
faux marble family room fireplace re do, fireplaces mantels, home decor, painted furniture
faux marble family room fireplace re do, fireplaces mantels, home decor, painted furniture
faux marble family room fireplace re do, fireplaces mantels, home decor, painted furniture
faux marble family room fireplace re do, fireplaces mantels, home decor, painted furniture
faux marble family room fireplace re do, fireplaces mantels, home decor, painted furniture
faux marble family room fireplace re do, fireplaces mantels, home decor, painted furniture
faux marble family room fireplace re do, fireplaces mantels, home decor, painted furniture

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  • Kelly S
    on Jun 17, 2012

    There's fake painting and then there's faux painting. It's looks marvelous my dear, simply maaarrrvelous.

  • Alexis Middleton
    on Aug 12, 2014

    WOW! I'm impressed. What an amazing job on the faux finish.

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