A hundred years ago, brick walls were commonly covered up with layers of plaster. Today, many people eagerly pull plaster off walls to expose the worn brick beneath and create a design feature. And now that brick, stone and manufactured stone are available in easy-to-install veneers, it is easier than ever to replace plain drywall with beautiful masonry.
But just uncovering or adding a brick or stone wall isn’t enough to get the full effect that masonry can add to your home inside or out. Truly showcasing masonry requires proper lighting. Read on to discover six techniques to highlight your home’s stone and brick to its fullest.