1970s Brick Fireplace Makeover

The giant brick fireplace in our new-to-us 1970s colonial definitely takes center stage in our family room. It’s 11ft tall by 10ft wide!  But, it felt extremely dark and dated when we first saw this space with our realtor.  Our last house had a gas fireplace which was a nice convenience, but not the same feel as a wood-burning fireplace. We were looking forward to having such a show-stopper in the family room…once we made a READ MORE