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Decorating With Antiques: Tables to Elevate the Everyday
They may have common uses, but antique tables bring a most uncommon beauty to dining, game playing and more
"uses, but antique tables bring a most uncommon beauty to dining, game playing and more... than a table? Although the function of a table is mundane, the beauty of a table... especially an antique table — is anything but. As human beings we simply can’t help ourselves:... , and antique tables are an excellent example of that practice.... Antiques allow us to incorporate ideas and aesthetics of the past into our modern..."
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..."
Antique Sewing Machines: Tailor Made for Nostalgic Decor
In full-on vintage rooms or contrasting modern looks, old sewing machines and tables are stirring up the past in a most stylish way
"machines and tables are stirring up the past in a most stylish way... small console table with four handy drawers in the family room. The other (image)... small table top I found in my grandparents barn loft. It is now my computer desk... room lamp table. It belonged to my great aunt and is complete in its original state... impromptu table. - I know I'll find one eventually. Those old sewing machines, and their..."
Decorating With Antiques: The Magic of Ceramics
"so many antique sofas or dressers or armoires or side tables. But my armoire has room... I’m an antiques enthusiast, this might explain my addiction to collections. After... dozens of antique linens, ceramic teapots, silver match safes and ruby glass muffineers... in an antique chair right now with a cofffee cup on the wooden table repaired by... look at antique ceramics and antique furniture in a completely different way, knowing..."
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... buying an antique. Go about the purchase in the usual manner keeping these tips at the..."
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..."
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... spied a table and honed in on it like a moth to flame. It was a table d'accouche'e... 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..."
Treasure Hunting at the Brimfield Antiques Fair
More than 5,000 antiques dealers are selling their goods along a 1-mile stretch of rural New England this week. Here's what we found
"5,000 antiques dealers are selling their goods along a 1-mile stretch of rural New... Brimfield antiques fair in Massachusetts is a must-visit. The largest outdoor antiques... Brimfield Antique and Collectibles Show Where: Route 20, Brimfield, Massachusetts When:... Mall of Antiques & Collectibles P.S. I agree w/Deb Smith will take some planning maybe... dining table SO MUCH. I've been to Brimfield, and all I can say is to set aside a..."
Antiques Shopping? Let Love Guide Your Search
If discovering aged treasures is your passion, you’re not alone. Find a kindred spirit and his buying tips here
"uying antiques is, for me, first and foremost a love affair. And as with any love... certain antiques. I never know which ones will evoke this reaction, but when it happens... buying an antique table because we liked it. It's an Austrian table from 1800s so very... a sofa table. I searched everywhere for side tables I liked and then discovered my... of the antiques I fall in love with. My mother was an antique dealer so at a very..."
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... wonderful antique linen. I always use linen table cloths. The older the better. Stains... 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..."
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... at our table (and silver trays take up a bit of table space LOL). I agree, polishing... 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..."
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... The table lamps in this project were a local antique shop find with new cube shades..."
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... small table. Too much for my taste. Beautifully done! Too much visual clutter... of the tables had ornaments and angels exclusive only to the Christmas season. Since... marble-topped console table. The porcelain urn on the table is an antique Sevres piece...."
Decorating With Antiques: Set the Stage With Lighting
Complete a vintage scene or create contrast with lamps, sconces and chandeliers that have traveled through time
"include antiques in the “set design” of your home, then antique lighting (which can... actually a table as well, the table part was about 36" square and had ornate brass legs... integrating antiques with more modern touches. I already have many family antique pieces/lamps... Chinese antiquity. I am obsessed with antique lighting. It is becoming an expensive... significant antique lighting because of his work. I can get an antique oil lamp that..."
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... eye for antiques. She died when I was 8, but not before imparting her many years of..."