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Decorating With Antiques: Sit Pretty on Settees and Sofas
Get character and comfort when you bring home an antique seat — you can even reupholster it to perfectly fit your style
"home an antique seat — you can even reupholster it to perfectly fit your style... in an antique chest of drawers; I still sit in an antique chair or settee. “Taking... with antiques is that we get to handle, live with and put to use things from the... With antiques, we’re using things in the present day in the same (or similar) ways... with antique seating can be a fascinating and beautiful way to connect with how..."
Great Home Accents: Antiqued Mirrors
"distressing, antiqued mirrors offer a sense of history and worldly sophistication. Here... alcoves with antique mirror recently. The decorator had an antique framed mirror over the... to do antiqued mirror. We want the "antiquing"" to be heavy so as not to see too... how to antique a mirror or share sources for buying antiqued mirrors other than just... how to antique a mirror. If you just like the look of antiquing, you could try a company..."
Decorating With Antiques: Painted Furniture Brings the Eye Candy
Too much brown got you down? Lighten up with antique furniture decorated with artistic designs or awash in a lovely hue
"up with antique furniture decorated with artistic designs or awash in a lovely hue... decorated with antiques can often appear somber and a little too serious, especially if all... fear, my antique-loving friends. It’s painted furniture to the rescue! In 1917 interior... with our antique picture frames (true family antiques, so they are muted). If it's... from an 'antique lover' who doesn't go "Eww ! Painted antique furniture. Sacrilege..."
My Houzz: Antiques Mingle With Modern Style in a 1920s Tudor
See how careful curating and a strong vision turned an empty New England home into an eclectic sight to behold
"steel frame and ceiling beams throughout. "The house just needed some TLC, paint... fashioned gilt framed art. Nice. This home is such a treat for the eye. Every room is interesting... arched framed doorways, including this charming front door, are one of the many original... molding, framed arched doorways, beamed ceilings," says Zervas. Since dark color on... periods — antiques with modern."Chairs: Overstock.com; coffee table: CB2; pillows: Home..."
Smart Shopper: How to Judge Antique Furniture Quality
Pick the treasures from the trash without expert experience by learning how to evaluate antiques and what questions to ask
"evaluate antiques and what questions to ask... veteran antiques shopper or a relative newbie, you've probably been stung by the same... Seattle antiques dealer Richard Rhoda, 90 percent of defects can be detected by a layman... collect antiques a disservice. The fact is that no matter what the antique is or how... have many antiques and vintage pieces. The antiques are mostly family pieces I have... Now framed under that wonderful old oval bubble glass in a period frame. Opposite..."
A Beginner's Mini Guide to Buying Antiques
Experience the thrill of the hunt without ignorance ruining the spoils, with this guide to antiquing for novice buyers
"guide to antiquing for novice buyers... makes an antique an antique to how to spot a great piece, the importance of provenance... buying antiques or are a seasoned antique lover, jump in and join the discussion!... world of antiques has so much to offer, and it is more accessible than you might think... adding an antique piece or two to your home but are not sure where to begin, this mini... very nice antiques. As for true antiques, I have 2 mirrors from Paris antiques markets..."
Decorating With Antiques: Chests, Dressers and Buffets
"versatile, antique chests add history and character along with storage... with antiques is that they add instant history and soul to a home. There’s something... decorate with antiques is the sheer beauty of them. It’s a joy to live with things that may... to make antiques a part of your home and your life.... These antiques are all gorgeous and are well placed in beautiful rooms. Antiques... owner of Antique mall Im always telling Customers Antiques make a house a home! plus..."
Decorating With Antiques: Luxurious Linens
Bring quality, comfort and a sense of old-world romance to your rooms with vintage tablecloths, sheets, napkins and more
"upon the antique linens vendor. Uh-oh. You should know that I am unabashedly reduced... linens, any antiques, etc. We love the look of layered antique linens on rustic furniture... beach on antique linen! Never ever! I own nearly 60 antique Madeira tablecloths and... on an antique piece? Kismet! I love and use the embroidered pillowcases my grandmothers... pounds of antique linens. I use some of them often, others for fancy occasions. I've..."
Antiques Shopping for the Fun of It
Play down a piece’s pedigree and play up what stirs your heart to make the hunt for antiques a real thrill
"hunt for antiques a real thrill... of the antiques hunt, for me, is decoration and function — not pedigree. I am definitely... collecting antiques because the world of the serious collector or investor is an alien... have an antique "addiction" when you know of every antique shop within a 50 mile radius... polish her antique furniture with lemon oil. I still adore antiques. I have a mixture... local antique shops and flea markets. It's about having fun and searching for something..."
12 Antique Store Finds to Nab Now, Place Later
"answer is antique stores. "Antiquing" is my favorite type of hunting — and sometimes... well. Antique stores offer one-of-a-kind objects, reasonable pricing and instant... at an antique store; you might have to do some fancy footwork. It's helpful to... me are antique carved-wood frames, nineteenth-century oak furniture, antique or t... clutter. Antiques and collectibles really do add character to a room. Antique shops..."
A Handy Guide to English Antiques
"shopping for antiques and the dealer said something like, “This is a very special Georgian... loving an antique is knowing something about it. And to be a smart shopper, it’s helpful... full of antiques. It would be interesting to know and possibly a further article to... Ardingly antique fair. I ended up getting 12 Georgian dining room chairs for usually... for each frame. Thanks for your wonderful article Thanks Mike for the very informative..."
Decorating With Antiques: Silver’s Legacy
Learn how to tell sterling from plate, ways to display pieces and why silver is so darn special to begin with
"decorate with antiques is because of the memories they evoke — and antique silver objects... already antique (or "antique"), which I believe is silver-plated (the marking is tarnished... home. Antiques are not my style. I purchased 4 sterling silver antique spoons from... have an antique silverplate food dome that I picked up cheap at an antique shop years... that an antique silver coffee or tea service was in suitable condition for holding..."
Decorating With Antiques: The Magic of Ceramics
"I’m an antiques enthusiast, this might explain my addiction to collections. After... so many antique sofas or dressers or armoires or side tables. But my armoire has room... dozens of antique linens, ceramic teapots, silver match safes and ruby glass muffineers... look at antique ceramics and antique furniture in a completely different way, knowing... This antiques series has been so delightful, Mike! I hope there is much more to..."
Reinvent It: Penny for Your Thoughts on This Antiqued Table?
Let's take it from the top. Make over a routine table with pennies and antiquing for a unique new look
"pennies and antiquing for a unique new look... see an antique Marie Antoinette desk covered in pennies? @cricketcat - Exactly! Spare... down wood framing, you can pour apoxy all over it and it will level out. You can see... painted antiqued and clear-coated. I added a yellow design to match her yellow and... self-primer, Antique White interior satin: $341 quart Rust-Oleum Decorative Glaze, Java... of the Antique White paint.2. He applied the decorative glaze using cheesecloth and..."
My Houzz: Cozy Combination of Antiques and Art
"refined antique collection define a South Florida home... perusing antique shows and shops to bring together her passion for antiques and art... interesting antiques with her modern art collection. I worry a little about the art glass... headboard, an antique lighting fixture and a lovely antique settee. The art brings color... from an antique balcony rail topped by a piece of stone.Ceramic Garden Seats: HomeGoods..."