Category Archives: Antiquing Furniture

Antiquing is a wonderful method of adding character to a new (or new-to-you) piece of furniture. Antiquing furniture can be a simple afternoon project, or one that takes several days and incorporates more than one antiquing technique. Antiquing is a term used to cover several techniques that make new or newer furniture look aged and well-worn.

Read more about each technique I’ve mentioned, chose one or two that best fit your need, and then get antiquing! You’ll be amazed at how fun, affordable and easy antiquing wooden furniture is.

Distressing Furniture

The Process of Distressing Furniture Adds an Aged Look Distressing a piece of relatively new furniture is a great way to make it look older than it really is. Old furniture has naturally occurring distress ...
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Glazing Furniture

Glazing Furniture – Common paint glazing techniques to try for a one of a kind look. Glazing furniture is used in antiquing furniture to change the surface of the piece. Glazing is most often used to make the ...
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Crackle Painting Furniture

Crackling is a Way to add an Antique Look to Any Piece of Wood Furniture Crackling is a popular method of painting that can be used on both furniture and walls. When applied to furniture, it results in ...
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Faux Patina on Painted Furniture

Creating an Aged Look with Faux Patina on Painted Furniture A distressed faux patina can be created on painted furniture that mimics the wear all furniture goes through over time. Transforming a ...
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Chamfering Furniture

Chamfering – Get a wear-aged look with minimal effort. Chamfering furniture is an incredible way to create the look of wear-aged furniture. It’s a subtle distressing technique that is often overlooked by ...
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