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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..."
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..."
My Houzz: Budget-Friendly Decorating Updates for a Great Room in Texas
Antiques rub elbows with new furnishings in this Dallas ranch, where the living and dining area got a $5,000 makeover
"Antiques rub elbows with new furnishings in this Dallas ranch, where the living and... area an update. Working on a tight budget, they decided to skip the remodel for now... affordable updates. The couple enlisted the help of decorator and friend Whitney Weigand... all that furniture for $5000? Love the dining room wall. It's an interesting ideabook... pieces of furniture are gorgeous! Never thought a pink tile bathroom could look so Nice..."
Houzz Tour: Century-Old Home Gets a Scandinavian Update
A hundred-year-old home of a family in New York is lovingly reworked with fresh colors and modern furniture
"on of antique flavor. I agree with Ann: what's wrong with the kitchen? Thank you... crib/baby furniture. Thanks for the article. The Stokke Company also makes a great chair... history. Antique replica push-button light switches, 10-inch baseboard molding, cast-iron... family antique from Donovan's husband's family is put to good use in this same bedroom... feel. The furniture and accessories in Donovan's house are a mix of hand-me-downs, i..."
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..."
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... bones and updates, as well as the amazing location will sell your house - when that time... painted furniture. Just couldn't live here, couldn't take the clutter. This is so vibrant..."
Houzz Tour: Antiques and Old-World Luxury in the San Francisco Hills
Traditional furnishings and muted colors complement European architecture in a beautifully remodeled 1912 house
"designer and antiques dealer, remodeled the 1912 house for her family, creating a timeless... collection of antiques. A foggy, city-inspired color palette and European-inspired architecture... 19th-century antiques to create this lovely home. Houzz at a Glance Designed for: Candace... beautiful furniture and antiques has resulted in another beautiful house. Those herringbone... use of antiques. Hoje não se pode mais usar esse estilo pelo tamanho dos imoveis..."
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: 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
"livingroom furniture's scale is too large for the room. I really like the blue shelves... periods — antiques with modern."Chairs: Overstock.com; coffee table: CB2; pillows: Home... painting: antique, Skinner Auction House The home office sits just beyond the living... gutted and updated. Porcelain tiles designed to look like the grains of a sequoia tree... needed an update, so we focused our energy there and created our own dream space after..."
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... ebony furniture. Portraits of the people who once lived in the home hang on each... collection of antique silver mercury glass ornaments hangs in the old-fashioned front windows... great updated look for the house but was still historically on point."Paint: Naval..."
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..."
My Houzz: Updated Federal Style in Massachusetts
"of an antique home with modern updates in a charming country setting. An addition... modern and antique styles while following the town’s strict historic architectural guidelines... to an antique home. Why not buy or build a contemporary house instead and sell this... that to a antique home. What was there can never be brought back now. I agree with... read 'updated federal style' I was wondering what that might look like - I think..."
Design 2011: 5 Easy Updates
"ways to update your home right now: 1. The new color. Pair rust, the latest color... with an antique mirror in your dining room or a mirrored vase on your bookcase. 3... room, furniture pieces and flooring here and there, but since Jan. of 2010 I have... pillows, furniture, $$ etc... try the color combination in an outfit. Pair together... effective update. This lamp offers two of these updates in one, bringing both modern..."
Guest Picks: Update a Traditional Living Room
"family update their living room décor. The traditional wood cabinetry they've had... looking for furniture and accessories that will work well with the classic look yet portray... help you update a traditional living room, too. — Chedva from Rooms and Words... versatile antiqued mirrors can be. I love the triangles that the facets create on this... instant update to any room, especially when it's in black and white. I love this leather..."
Houzz Tour: Sunny Update for a California Bungalow
"own a furniture store and is now a realtor. "The house had all old-fashioned wood... simplicity of furniture and colours. The paintings are beaufiful as well! Agree with what... modern furniture and light colors. O.....................M......................... custom furniture and mix it with a lot of reclaimed antique pieces. He started doing... Kalmbach's furniture store, and the bench came from the owners' friend Jonathan Rachman..."