Kimberly Noelle
Kimberly Noelle
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Recycled Bricks From an Old Fireplace Turned Into Colorful Yard Art!


I spent the day with my 5 year old daughter creating a quirky and fun backyard escape. We used a pile of bricks that are in our yard from demolition on the fireplace downstairs. I kept telling my husband that I know there is something we can create with all of these bricks. Along with many plants we have many gravel areas in our yard. I came up with the idea to create flowers out of the old bricks and lay
recycled bricks from an old fireplace turned into colorful yard art, landscape, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling
recycled bricks from an old fireplace turned into colorful yard art, landscape, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling
Before..The pile of bricks from our fireplace in the basement that was leaking water because the previous owners did not seal up the wall correctly. We had to take it all out. I can't wait to create more fun stuff with these bricks. There is definitely plenty to go around.
recycled bricks from an old fireplace turned into colorful yard art, landscape, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling
Before...
recycled bricks from an old fireplace turned into colorful yard art, landscape, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling
recycled bricks from an old fireplace turned into colorful yard art, landscape, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling
recycled bricks from an old fireplace turned into colorful yard art, landscape, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling
My daughter helped paint these pavers and write our families names on them.
recycled bricks from an old fireplace turned into colorful yard art, landscape, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling
recycled bricks from an old fireplace turned into colorful yard art, landscape, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling
recycled bricks from an old fireplace turned into colorful yard art, landscape, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling
It sure brightened up the space and it is so fun for the girls.
recycled bricks from an old fireplace turned into colorful yard art, landscape, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling
Kimberly Noelle

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  • Linda Fanning
    on Apr 22, 2017

    what kind of paint did you use?
    • Kimberly Noelle
      on Jun 30, 2018

      I used Krylon spray paint for everything except the bricks next to they birdbath because they were not removeable and I wanted a variety of colors I just slapped on different colors of craft paint and used a paint pen from Menards for the writing on bricks and faces on the flowers.

  • Johnna Glover
    on Jun 26, 2018

    How do we find out info on paint?

    • Kimberly Noelle
      on Jun 30, 2018

      I used spray Paint on everything except the bricks on the ground with the words written on them. On those I just used craft paint.

  • CJ
    on Jun 26, 2018

    what did u use 4 face and which paint

    • Kimberly Noelle
      on Jun 30, 2018

      I used Spray Paint from the Krylon brand. For the bricks next to the birdbath I used craft paint because they were not removeable.

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  • BeeZee
    on Feb 21, 2019

    I very much like the simplicity and fact that this was a beautiful family experience...it almost has a story book quality to it...like a secret garden! Great project!

  • Jan Bahno
    on Feb 25, 2019

    I will give it a shot next spring.

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