Tip 15 FIREPLACE MAKEOVER Gather your supplies High-opacity primer Interior acrylic paints (try Dulux Wash&Wear Matt in Whisper White for walls and brickwork; Dulux Wash&Wear Semi Gloss in Vivid White for woodwork trims) You’ll also need Contemporary interior design ideas Sandpaper; stiff broom; paint brush, long nap paint roller and tray Here’s how STEP 1 Sand timber surfaces to roughen surface for painting. Brush dust off bricks with broom. STEP 2 Paint bricks and timber using primer, designed to go over dark stains or colours. You can then go from dark to light using fewer coats of paint. Use paint brush to get into all the nooks and crannies. STEP 3 Use long nap paint roller to paint faces of the bricks, touching up with a brush. STEP 4 Apply 2 coats of Whisper White over brickwork and walls. Paint trim with 2 coats of Vivid White.
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