Quick and Easy DIY: Whitewashing Brick

The other day I got this crazy idea to whitewash our brick walkway. I decided I would try and do this DIY with my 3.5 year old (what was I thinking?!) but we went ahead and did this quick (somewhat) and easy DIY project the same day. We spent the afternoon whitewashing brick and I couldn't be more pleased with the outcome. Below are the simple steps we took to whitewash our brick walkway and stairs to try and blend the already whitewashed look of of our front porch. The Steps we took for Whitewashing Brick: Step 1: Clean the brick. I just used our hose and hose nozzle to "power wash the surface. Step 2: Mix 50/50 paint and water. I just used white primer paint that we had leftover from when we updated our pantry room. I figured since we were whitewashing brick that was outside primer would actually last longer. Step 3: ... Read more...

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