"I hated how boring and BLAH and ugly the house was. So I did a little research and found this great product made in England called DyeBrick. It is a permanent stain for brick and you can mix and match your own colors. They use it in England when repair work or additions are made on old brick buildings. It is easy to use and very inexpensive. For a little elbow grease and about $125, my house went from gray brick, to this...." Brian used a combination of Old English Red (4 parts) and Rustic Brown (1 part).