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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... professional furniture repair company. The antique dining furniture below was showing its... older antique furniture that seems dry? Kind of like a furniture moisturizer? I... is an antique piece. Dealers sometimes distress newish furniture to make it look..."
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..."
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... piece of furniture my husband and I bought 25 years ago. But the top was ruined long... piece of furniture. As my grandmother used to say: "You can't make a silk purse out... piece of furniture" is now "distinguished", thanks to a good idea and hard work. Would... see an antique Marie Antoinette desk covered in pennies? @cricketcat - Exactly! Spare... glued down wood framing, you can pour apoxy all over it and it will level out. You can..."
Houzz Tour: Antique Meets Industrial in a Colorado Cottage
"reclaimed wood is a spectacular addition to the kitchen and really gives an antique feel... too many wood tones and I am just not a fan of wood burning stoves. This eclectic style... cabinets, furniture, stair railing, etc. all seem a bit random, like a bunch of unrelated... mish-mash of woods, of heights, of styles. And that fake brick wall that just ends abruptly... as the furniture seems to be clinging to the walls. I restored a Victorian to its..."
My Houzz: An Antique Cape Cod House Explodes With Color
Creativity and color burst from every corner in this unique 18th-century Massachusetts home for an artist and her family
"lol The antique furniture is great . . . the colors would give me a headache. It's... love your furniture patterns and pillows, and it seems you have a suzani chair with an... collected antiques are displayed, in essence, someone else's family. Love to see that... painted furniture. Just couldn't live here, couldn't take the clutter. This is so vibrant... in my furniture, floors(rugs) and decorative accents. The kitchen is the only room..."
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
"varnished barn wood. Once the wood is cut (see my finger balancing it?!) we will use as the... relied on wood heat, too! FREE TO GOOD HOME---Singer treadle just like the one in the... cabinet. Wood veneer top is very worn and crackling. Any suggestions for how to restore... ironic... Antique Singer is reborn thanks to modern day You Tube. Good for you.... was also antique clippers and other tools on shelves throughout the salon. It was cute..."
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... -Sunbury Antiques Market at Kempton Park Racecourse near Twickenham is very similar..."
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
"used a wood-look porcelain tile. I've been told that I shouldn't do that since I... livingroom furniture's scale is too large for the room. I really like the blue shelves... having wood floors myself, I do realize floors are sooo nice to have & easier to keep... paint/wood/leather/window treatment combo is just perfect and warm. Also love how... types/styles/wood? Maybe it's my monitor. Lovely unique design incorporating old and new..."
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..."
Room of the Day: Antiques Help a Dining Room Grow Up
Artfully distressed pieces and elegant colors take a formerly child-focused space into sophisticated territory
"charming antiques. Mixing the traditional with the unexpected, Duffy created a room... (besides the antiques) via Jules Duffy Design (it's a lot of custom items that she desi... Love the antique feel. Beautiful room! Thank you for your lovely comments! Check out... mixing antiques with some modern whimsical pieces. I've been trying to have a grown... family antiques. Good timing! Couldn't it be that their children have now outgrown..."
Reinvent It: Antique Glass Goes Door to Door
Patchwork squares star on a door that once lived on a home's exterior, now gracing a historic home's dining room
"patchwork of antique glass and a mail slot, now serves as a unique interior pocket door... about antique salvage or antique furniture for the home. In this case, the piece... or two antique pieces of furniture, building salvage or a mirror or old lithograph... so true antiques (over 100 years old) can be had at hugely reduced prices from 5-7... precious antique glass to make a statement -> http://custm.co/hz/149 I love the old..."
My Houzz: Heirlooms and Antiques Befit a 1778 Vermont Home
Family treasures fit right in with original details in a spacious pre–Civil War home renovated with respect for its history
"of the antiques are so great, its such a charming home. gorgeous!!! Charming without... decorations & furniture all around. I like the house over all. However, the bedroom and... large wood table paired with black chairs is decorated for the holidays using Laura's... using antique molds Laura has found. "My housewares are inspired by the Victorian... collection of antiques-inspired portrait paintings by Russian artist Nina Friday lines the..."
How to Mix Wood Furniture Finishes
Furniture doesn't need to match to look good; add character and charm to your home with mismatched — but complementary — tones
"Furniture doesn't need to match to look good; add character and charm to your home... contemporary furniture, but just inherited a beautiful mahogany antique piece. Some of... maple furniture, but now you lean toward dark rich cherry pieces. Or maybe you own... varied wood tones. These spaces may be considered eclectic, and they are full of... to mix woods in your own place.... replace with wood however I will likely not be able to match it to the wood already in the..."
Go "Green" using antiques...
"styles of antiques. Using antiques in space can be a bit daunting for some. By using... piece of furniture they have inherited. I love the challenge of how this antique is... using antiques to make your space warm, and inviting. Mix those antiques in with... using antiques, and having them reupholstered, or refinished you can save money, and the... to use antiques. You just have to think outside the box. Having something reupholstered..."
Design 2012: Not Your Grandma's Antiques
"Antiques are hot on the horizon for 2012. Here's how to update them for the new year... Antiques never really fall out of favor, but they'll claim a big share of the spotlight... you're an antiques collector or just trying to figure out what to do with a basement... grandparents' furniture, there's loads to inspire you here.... on how antiques can be used! This is a good reference post. Brilliant. Thanks gain... loved old furniture since I was a teen and I really enjoyed this. Thanks for some new..."