Amethyst Encrusted Brick Wall

6 Materials
1 Week

Learn how to install thin brick veneer in your home for a rustic vintage look. Then add some real amethyst crystals to make things feel really magical. This tutorial will show you how to recreate this project on an interior wall in your home.

Check out this video for the full tutorial

Watch the video and follow the steps below to do this for yourself!

Bedroom before

I had white faux brick wallpaper on the accent wall behind the bed before I started .

  1. Remove wall paper from the wall (if there is any) and wash it with water to remove dirt and dust the day before you begin.
  2. Decide where you are going to place the amethyst and mark those sections so you don’t accidentally install bricks in those areas.

Apply the thin brick veneer

Use tile adhesive to attach the bricks to the wall. Leave about a finger width between the bricks. Leave spaces where you want to place the crystals.

  1. Apply brick tiles to wall with tile adhesive. Back butter the bricks and stick them to the wall. Use a level to make sure they are even.
  2. Cut bricks with a tile saw as needed to make them fit. Or smash with a hammer to break them up.

Attach the crystals
  1. Use the tile adhesive to attach the crystals the same way as the brick. Back butter and stick them in. Break up some of the crystals with a hammer to make them smaller and fit.
  2. After the tile adhesive has dried for a day it’s time to grout.

Paint between the crystals

Using purple acrylic paint, paint the white spaces between the crystals

Grout the bricks

Use sanded grout and grout inbetween each of the bricks

Let everything dry

Let it dry and add some extra crystals in some of the gaps using E6000 Glue


This is the after photo with the room put back together

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Adrienne Carrie Hubbard | Crafty Little Gnome
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  • Lisa West Lisa West on Jul 17, 2020

    Just love it . Did you do research of what these can do for you when sleeping. You should add when you can rose quartz. Love you idea. I never thought to ven do some thing like this. Great and awesome idea.

  • Patti Keelan Patti Keelan on Jul 10, 2021

    Where did you get these thin bricks ?

  • Robin Robin on Jul 16, 2021

    What a wonderful unique idea! Beautiful job!


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