Good Questions: Help Finish Fireplace Facelift?

Good Questions: Help Finish Fireplace Facelift?

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Help! I'm having a hard time figuring out what to do with this fireplace. I have teak furniture and just purchased some white accessories. This room isn't completed. It's a work in progress. The walls are a warm chinchilla white and the accent wall is Interlude. I like the white painted brick/SoHo loft look but the mortar isn't to the surface. I can't seem to get a quote from contractors about replacing it. I have no idea what it might cost to redo a fireplace. Someone suggested to tile over it?...

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Ideally, I'd like to get rid of the whole thing and do a modern slate fireplace as a juxtaposition but budget is an issue. I have since primed it and was going to paint it white for the time being. Any ideas for colours, affordable options, mortar filling or other solutions would be appreciated. Cheers, Sunny

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