Makeovers surround the gas fire- any advice or inspiration?

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Hi! I need help or inspiration how to makeover sorround the my gas fire.The colour is to dark I wish to match with my my cream leather sofa and chairs.
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  • Sean Sean on Jul 10, 2018

    the surface is likely a stained varnish so the wood beneath might be a lighter colour. You could use paint stripper to remove the coating then dependant on how dark it is still, use a liming type varnish that will lighten the colour a lot. Your harware store paint department will be able to help. If using a paint stripper make sure you mask off any ajoining surfaces as it will likely strip them too if you get drips on them. Good luck 😊


  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Jul 17, 2018

    Hello Simona, You could paint with Brick and Tile Paint, or Use Stick on Tile covers or Cover with Contact, or MDF and finish as required. Good luck!

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Jul 17, 2018

    Hello again, Best wishes, Hope your project goes well..........

  • Ellis Ellis on Aug 09, 2018

    Be careful what stripper you use, many are flammable. Don't use the gas fire until you're project is complete. If you can, shut off the gas to the unit.

  • Kmdreamer Kmdreamer on Aug 10, 2018

    Just paint it Home Depot sells paint for high heat