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Brick is a timeless choice in today’s interior and exterior design landscape, appreciated for its enduring durability and versatile aesthetic. Its popularity spans various architectural styles, from the rustic appeal of farmhouse interiors to the refined elegance of craftsman and colonial homes. Whether enhancing the warmth of a fireplace or lending character to an entire facade, brick offers a sense of authenticity that resonates with homeowners and designers alike.

As brick finds new and exciting uses in modern home design, it opens doors to endless possibilities for creating stylish and functional spaces. Here are four creative ways to use brick in your home, transforming ordinary spaces into extraordinary havens of charm and comfort.

Get inspired with these four ideas:


  1. Vaulted Brick Ceilings
  2. Painting Your Brick Exterior
  3. Brick Wall Finish to a Room
  4. Backyard Oasis with Brick
Vaulted Brick Ceiling in Dining Room | North Georgia Brick

1. Vaulted Brick Ceilings

IThe classic appeal and charm of a vaulted brick ceiling is a design element that transcends styles and eras. This architectural feature adds character and warmth to any space. It can be found within the rustic confines of a farmhouse or at the entrance to an elegant Mediterranean-inspired home. The design possibilities are endless, from traditional exposed brick layouts to more intricate patterns like chevron or herringbone. We’ve seen everything from cozy wine cellars to rustic mudrooms adorned with a vaulted brick ceiling, infusing the space with a sense of history and authenticity. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, there are also practical benefits from this design choice, including improved insulation and acoustics. The versatility of a vaulted brick ceiling has the potential to transform any room into a stylish sanctuary.

Black paint on brick exterior of home | North Georgia Brick

2. Painting Your Brick Exterior

When it comes to home transformations, painting your brick exterior a bold color can elevate your home with sophistication and style. Interior design influencer Joelle of Especially Stylish fearlessly decided to paint her brick home black, and the daring choice paid off in spades. The black brick exterior breathed new life into the facade and enhanced the architectural nuances of the brickwork. The seamless synchronization of the exterior with the interior design also set this transformation apart, creating a harmonious flow of style from the outside. Embracing daring hues like black to redefine brick exteriors makes a bold style statement that reflects this influencer’s unique personality and style.

White Brick Accent wall in Den | North Georgia Brick

3. Brick Wall Finish to a Room

Interior design influencer Anna of In Honor of Design wanted to revamp her studio guest room, ditching standard drywall for an aged brick aesthetic. Teaming up with North Georgia Brick, she handpicked thin brick in Ironworks, a light mortar shade, to craft the perfect look. She aimed to create a cozier ambiance by opting for a brick finish, especially in the colder months when natural light is sparse. This innovative use of thin brick underscores the material’s versatility, injecting personality into any space. Watch the remarkable transformation unfold in this timelapse video!


Brick firepit and patio | North Georgia Brick

4. Backyard Oasis with Brick

Transforming your outdoor space with brick can elevate the ambiance and functionality of your backyard oasis. We love the look of this cozy fire pit nestled within a circular seating area constructed entirely of warm brick pavers. The corner-round seating, adorned with vibrant orange cushions, adds comfort and enhances the space’s aesthetic appeal. This innovative design acts as a gathering spot for friends and family while integrating with the natural surroundings. Incorporating brick into the seating area, fire pit, and a small section of the backyard or garden immediately establishes a harmonious connection between the built environment and nature. The earthy tones of the brick complement the greenery, creating a serene and inviting atmosphere to unwind and connect with the outdoors. Whether it’s enjoying the crackling flames of the fire pit on a chilly evening or basking in the sun surrounded by lush foliage, this creative use of brick transforms this outdoor space into a tranquil retreat.

As you explore the exciting possibilities of incorporating brick into your home design, visit North Georgia Brick’s Pinterest page for some extra inspiration! Ready to turn those ideas into reality? Visit one of our convenient locations in Cumming, Cartersville, Newnan, or Lovejoy. Our team of experts is here to guide you through the process, offering valuable advice and assistance every step of the way.

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