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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... fear, my antique-loving friends. It’s painted furniture to the rescue! In 1917 interior... Ruby Ross Wood said that painted furniture “is the salvation of many a too-dark room... painted furniture is the eye candy of the antiques world.... decorated with antiques can often appear somber and a little too serious, especially if all..."
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..."
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... American furniture who just paid several million dollars for a Philadelphia highboy... collecting antiques because the world of the serious collector or investor is an alien... polish her antique furniture with lemon oil. I still adore antiques. I have a mixture... have an antique "addiction" when you know of every antique shop within a 50 mile radius..."
How to Find Great Antiques Near You
Experience the thrill of the hunt with these tips for finding the best sources of antiques in your area
"sources of antiques in your area... elusive antique. Here are some ways to find good sources for antiques near you.... living with antiques is in the thrill of the hunt. The “need” for a new chair, or end table... warehouse or antiques mall, at unlikely garage sales, in the muddy fields of local antiques... upscale antiques stores in neighboring towns and villages. Sometimes it takes as... filled with furniture and antiques, in addition to doors and structural elements. White..."
A Handy Guide to English Antiques
"owning old furniture is more fun and interesting when you know a little history... those furniture periods were? For me, part of loving an antique is knowing something... shopping for antiques and the dealer said something like, “This is a very special Georgian... lot of furniture named after him?” You may not be able to pick out the difference... styles of furniture and accessories came into being.... full of antiques. It would be interesting to know and possibly a further article to..."
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... bought new furniture because I was impatient to have the furniture I needed in my newly... beautiful antique furniture. Poor materials, poor quality...I won't even mention the... buying antique furniture. Also pull all the drawers out to inspect the drawers themselves..."
Decorating With Antiques: Evoke a Fanciful Past With Bamboo
"interiors, furniture, pottery, textiles and gardens. This European rage for anything... cabinets and furniture pieces using bamboo. Not only does it look great but there are so... number of antique Korean bamboo pieces. It's a light and highly versatile look. Nice... graceful furniture and beautiful rooms. You always show how to bring character and... local furniture store. They also carry things like pool tables and other entertainment..."
Decorating With Antiques: Armoires, the Versatile Beauties
Give any room more character and function with an armoire — this queen of antiques is also a storage workhorse
"queen of antiques is also a storage workhorse... pieces of furniture: the beloved and marvelous armoire. Not only do armoires provide... wardrobe-style wood armoire. Some of them are quite valuable as antiques. My love for modern... One is antique and painted with a floral design and the other is a new one made to... in dark wood with carvings. They are so versatile. I have used them over the years... gorgeous antique butternut armoire was the only bone of contention while dividing p..."
Decorating With Antiques: The Magic of Ceramics
"hough furniture has a profound influence on the ambience, mood and tone of a home... 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..."
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... I like antique furniture alot, wheatther a house is filled with them or they are used..."
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... Antiques allow us to incorporate ideas and aesthetics of the past into our modern... 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.... ideabook on antiques. Thanks for reminding people that many antique tables originally had..."
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... bamboo furniture, painted screens, antique Asian furniture), furniture made with burled..."
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..."