Do you have a fireplace mantel you love, but wish you could change the look of the tile that surrounds the firebox?  If you’re not interested in replacing the tile altogether, there is another way.  You can paint the tiles around your fireplace opening, to match or accent the beautiful mantel you have in place.Blogger and DIY enthusiast Heather with the Setting for Four blog provides a step-by-step method to help you create a fresh new look for your fireplace tiles without breaking the bank, or re-tiling altogether.

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Check out this blog post on the Setting for Four blog to see a fireplace makeover for a tile surround, and get helpful hints for completing yours.

“I’ll show you how I did it in just 3 steps and no sanding! It was so much easier than I thought it was going to be – and I love how it turned out!”

Since painting seems to be the “new black” for home decor, if you’re looking for quick and affordable ways to update your fireplace this summer, this looks like a great option to try.  We’d also love to see any photos of your fireplace makeover projects that you’d like to share with us.  Send them to me at with any pertinent project details, and we  may feature them on Facebook or in our blog!

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