Decorating with antique furniture
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A guide to help you mix your amazing antique pieces with today's modern decor. You can display those antiques proudly without looking like a museum!
Rhonda Tilson saved to The Room
You guys know I love the thrill of taking an old and poorly cared for piece of furniture, stripping it down and giving it a new take on life. But sometimes I feel like there is a call to respect the story of a piece. To leave the dings and scratches because they are part...
Gina Roberts saved to DIY furniture restore
Click here for inspiration on painting an old antique china hutch makeover or china cabinet. Plus get step by step instructions on how to paint furniture.
Cathy Meyer saved to China cabinet redo
Distress furniture using baby wipes or wet distress paint. This type of distressing shows the beauty of the original finish.
Chris Manning saved to Crafts
How to thoughtfully mix old and new decor to create a unique look for your home. Includes tips for combining vintage finds with new styles.
Instead of the chemicals and hassle of refinishing furniture, just restore antique furniture with these helpful tips and products.
Bushel and a Pickle saved to DIY Fix It Up
Fall is traditionally the time when interior designers and tastemakers announce which trends will be in vogue in the upcoming year, and this year is no
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Dovetail joints often hold two boards together in a box or drawer, almost like interlocking the fingertips of your hands. As the dovetail joint evolved through the last one hundred thirty years, it becomes a clue for the age and authenticity of antique furniture. The type of dovetailed joint, especially in drawers, reveals much about furniture construction and dating. With just a little study of these examples, it is easy to spot true hand made construction vs. machine made furniture.
Lots of people feel guilty for painting over antique wood furniture. But, there is a time to do this. Learn the three reasons to paint antique furniture!
Stephanie Hockett saved to house stuff
Decorating with antiques doesn't have to be overwhelming or stressful! Here are 5 easy tips for decorating your home with antiques to get a vintage vibe!
Teri Pickens saved to Vintage home decor antiques