We have faux brick surrounding our fireplace. We were going to cover it up with cultured stone, but it is too expensive for the area we want to cover. The old owners painted the brick and grout lines all white, but we would like to faux paint textured bricks and of course some type of grout lines. We are not sure if we want to paint them a brick red or browns. But, the real problems we have are:
1.) What kind of primer should we use?
2.) How many different colors do we use (like three reds or three browns), and what type of paint is most durable and authentic?
3.) What kind of sponges or paint brushes do we use to make the bricks textured?
Any advise and technique strategy would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
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