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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... American, 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... said that painted furniture “is the salvation of many a too-dark room.” It brings a lift..."
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... sanded, painted antiqued and clear-coated. I added a yellow design to match her yellow... see an antique Marie Antoinette desk covered in pennies? @cricketcat - Exactly! Spare... and then painted the yellow along the guideline with a small square artist brush known... to the painted decoration yet still is neat. When my dad passed I wanted to use his... 1. Jim painted the dressing table and drawers with two coats of the Antique White..."
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..."
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
"originally painted in simple whites and pastels, and Kristin has spent the past 14 years... rooms painted from ceiling to all the walls painted brightest orange and they looked... those antiques she paints to make sure she isn't ruining a really valuable piece... of red paint on a beautiful antique Does anyone know what to do to opt out of further... Kristin's paintings, wallpaper, lamps & shades, and pillows just make the place. Love..."
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
"some TLC, paint and someone with a little vision to pull it all together," she says.... white paint on all the beautiful brown woodwork. Love this house. Beautifully decorated... orange paint/wood/leather/window treatment combo is just perfect and warm. Also love... walls painted? @sdboyd98 It's Dinner Party by Benjamin Moore i have the same steel... interior painted and the mascarpone color is beautiful with the dark moulding. I think..."
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
"is like painting the Golden Gate Bridge," Laura says. "Start at one end, and by the... of the antiques are so great, its such a charming home. gorgeous!!! Charming without... point."Paint: Naval 6244, Sherwin-Williams A collection of antiques-inspired portrait... together.Paint: Quaint Peche 6330, Sherwin-Williams An antique bureau stands out against... office, painted brown trim is paired with apple-green wallpaper decorated in an English..."
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... Heritage Paint that looks like years and years of aged and warn paint. Both of these..."
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... One is antique and painted with a floral design and the other is a new one made to... they've been painted with gray porch paint, ugh, but it sure made a beautiful chiffarobe... gorgeous antique butternut armoire was the only bone of contention while dividing p... armoire (an antique of tommorow), with one door open, displays a colorful collection of... shallow not-antique Italian pine armoire around for many years. It's been a pantry adjacent..."
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..."
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... gorgeous, antique trimeaus (mirrors with painting above). my husband would comment 'one... 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..."
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..."
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... FAVORITE antiques stores/malls is Country Roads Antiques in Old Towne Orange, CA. In..."
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..."
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..."
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..."