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How to Decorate with Antique furniture?
July 13, 2019

How to Decorate with Antique furniture?

Have you ever wondered how to decorate with those antiques you’ve inherited? Those precious pieces beloved by a grandmother or aunt that have been in the family for decades and now belong to you? It’s a question I received last month from a reader and one many people have struggled with. Today Courtney from Courtney Out Loud is back with his monthly contribution…

Antique Furnishings
July 9, 2019

Antique Furnishings

Tours at the Tenement Museum, on Orchard Street, are usually benign educational affairs, celebrating the city’s immigrant past. But, since the election, conversations have grown contentious. One tour member, who could appreciate Ellis Island but would extend her sympathies only so far, said, “Immigrants back then were different, ” starting an argument. Tour guides…

Cheap Antique Dressers
July 5, 2019

Cheap Antique Dressers

A dresser is piece of furniture where personal items, such as clothing or toiletries, are often stored. A vanity, on the other hand, is a type of dresser with a mirror and a matching chair that allows people to apply their cosmetics or dress themselves in front of the mirror. Today, antique dressers and vanities are popular not only among collectors, but among…

Antiques Furniture Baton Rouge
July 1, 2019

Antiques Furniture Baton Rouge

Aladdin s Lamp Antiques 2648 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 (225) 336-0969 Aladdin s Lamp Antiques Offers the customer all styles of furniture, vintage and antique curiosities, accessories and light fixtures. Barker s Antique Jewelry 7565 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 (225) 927-4406 Barker s Antique Jewelry Specializes in antique and period jewelry…

Antique Brass door Furniture
June 27, 2019

Antique Brass door Furniture

One thing is undeniable in the DIY and design world, brass hardware is back and lately I’m totally loving it on furniture. As a child of the 80’s I admit shiny lacquered brass fixtures still don’t appeal to me, but I am drawn to the golden glow of real or antiqued brass with its warmer patina. In the past two weeks, I’ve fixed up two pieces, one dresser and one…

Names of Antique Furniture Maker
June 23, 2019

Names of Antique Furniture Maker

These are the kinds ofseriousantiques that top New York interior designers like Thierry Despont, Howard Slatkin, Robert Denning and Robert Couturier seek for their clients. Mr. Perrin tried to explain:There s more and more interest in 18th-century French furniture now, as opposed to English furniture, because French furniture is more original. When you are educated…

Antique Upholstered Furniture
June 19, 2019

Antique Upholstered Furniture

INTRODUCTION TO UPHOLSTERED ANTIQUE FURNITURE It is difficult to imagine today, when fully antique upholstered furniture is so familiar, that before upholstery started to become more common in the houses of the rich in the 18th century, loose cushions were the only means of providing a little comfort when sitting on a wooden chair or settee. Although many chairs…

Antique Furniture Columbia SC
June 15, 2019

Antique Furniture Columbia SC

We are Old South Vintage Rentals, L.L.C. – the first vintage & boutique rental company serving the Carolinas. We are centrally located in Lincolnton, NC to be convenient to the areas we frequent most – Asheville, Charlotte, Boone/Blowing Rock, Highlands, Greensboro, Raleigh, Winston Salem, NC as well as Columbia, Greenville, and Charleston SC. OSVR was…

Antique Furniture Bristol
June 11, 2019

Antique Furniture Bristol

Dig Haüshizzle was started by Cassandra and Edward Nicholas in 2010. We are a Decorative Antique and Interior shop based in the independent creative area of the Christmas Steps Arts Quarter in Bristol city centre. We have a wide range of stock on both our website and in store. Our in store style can be quite dark with a heavy nod towards late Victoriana but each…

Jenny Lind Furniture Antique
June 7, 2019

Jenny Lind Furniture Antique

As seen in The Antique Shoppe Newspaper SPOOL BED Jenny Never Slept Here A lot of curious and spurious information has polluted the modern vocabulary of antique furniture in the last 100 years. Some of this was done inadvertently, some through ignorance promulgated by people who say a lot more than they really know and some of it through commercial attempts to…

Antique Furniture Reproductions
June 3, 2019

Antique Furniture Reproductions

With over 25 years of handcrafting antique reproductions, Laurel Crown stands by its commitment to bring you furniture of exceptional beauty and guild-quality workmanship. There is no denying the inherent beauty found in items of the past—and when it comes to antique furniture and décor of eras gone by, people trust in Laurel Crown’s antique reproductions for…

Antique Replica Furniture
May 30, 2019

Antique Replica Furniture

Are you sitting comfortably? Then lucky you. By the end of October – after a six-month “amnesty” for retailers – that luxury will cost you more, maybe 12 times more, than now. And it s all thanks to the bloody European Union. Not really. It s thanks to Britain bringing its own copyright laws on furniture design into line with our partners – a dovetailing that…

Antique Furniture Albuquerque
May 22, 2019

Antique Furniture Albuquerque

PM 6 posts, read 44, 770 times Reputation: 12 Hi all.I am a little southern belle recently transplanted here to your wonderful city & am in search of a great antique/consignment store to pick up some furniture for my new (nearly empty) house. As I mentioned I am southern & love, love, love (love!) antique victorian piecesBut, I am also looking…

Modern antiques
May 18, 2019

Modern antiques

Even though I m fairly ancient, I ve never seen a Model T outside of a classic auto show. So I realize that there are many things that have been obsolete since the elastic waistband was invented and would confound anyone under age 70. But what about some common items that have come and gone within the last 30 or so years? See how many of these you recognize…

Antique White Living Room Furniture
May 6, 2019

Antique White Living Room Furniture

Hand-scraped oak flooring is the perfect contrast to the impressive limestone fireplace, and a wall of cabinetry with custom bookcases and stainless steel dressers provides plenty of storage for the TV and media components. Distressed leather furniture with tufted detail adds vintage elegance to the room with blue linen draperies creating a beautiful backdrop…

Antique Furniture Restoration Brisbane
May 2, 2019

Antique Furniture Restoration Brisbane

Vintage pieces are a fantastic way to add timeless style to your home or office with a touch of elegance and style, and can often be quite valuable if kept in good condition. A lot of furniture made in the last 15 years is manufactured cheaply with inferior materials and designs that quickly loses their aesthetic. On the contrary, many older pieces are made with…

Modern Vintage Living Room
April 24, 2019

Modern Vintage Living Room

There s no rule that says all the furniture in your house needs to come from the same era. In fact, embracing contrasting styles can give your home a liveliness and texture that rooms with all matchy-matchy furniture can t touch. Here s a little inspiration for incorporating more traditionally styled pieces into modern interiors. Time to hit the flea market (or…

Antique Empire Furniture
April 16, 2019

Antique Empire Furniture

Empire Style, 1804-1815 French Furniture Styles Empire Style, 1804 - 1815 The Empire style was deliberately propagandistic, and embraced what was most monumental in ancient art as suitable analogies to the new French Empire. Napoleon imposed a tyrannical centralization on artistic production, decreeing that it would be subject to control from Paris and overseen…

Sligh Furniture Antique Desk
April 8, 2019

Sligh Furniture Antique Desk

As more people work from home the need to furnish home offices to match personal style as well as unique needs becomes more important. If you are in the market for high quality home office furnishings that stand the test of time and exude sophisticated taste, browse the fine selection of desks, consoles and chairs from Sligh Furniture. Sligh features a number…

Dallas antiques Furniture
April 4, 2019

Dallas antiques Furniture

When the opportunity came to expand our brand to the Southwest in 2007, we knew exactly where to look! We nestled into the perfect location within the Knox-Henderson design district and are proud to announce that this is one of our largest outposts yet! Mecox Dallas blends in perfectly with the national furniture brands and fantastic mix of local and regional…

Refurbishing Antique Furniture
March 23, 2019

Refurbishing Antique Furniture

Startup Costs: $2, - $10, Home Based: Can be operated from home. Part Time: Can be operated part-time. Franchises Available? Yes Online Operation? No Calling all handypeople with a homebased workshop; the time has never been better than now to start an antique furniture refinishing and repair business, as consumer demand has skyrocketed for antiques in a good…

Karaikudi Antique Furniture
March 19, 2019

Karaikudi Antique Furniture

The Bangala is conveniently located in the heart of Karaikudi and offers excellent heritage walks covering some of the magnificent mansions around the area and some ancient temples. Two to three days can be easily spent wandering around the area, and one can make short trips to Pudukkottai, Athankudi, Kanadukanthan and Devakkottai. The Bangala arranges local…

Antique Furniture California
March 15, 2019

Antique Furniture California

Moving antique furniture and collectibles is a delicate process. Above all, the goal is to keep your belongings in perfect condition throughout your move. However, during a relocation, you have so many other things to take care of. Alleviate the stress of moving by making Watford Moving & Storage your go-to moving company in Santa Clarita, Valencia, and…

Antiquing Furniture with glaze
March 11, 2019

Antiquing Furniture with glaze

Antiquing is the technique of glazing a base finish to simulate age or create an interesting color effect. Enamel is the most common base for antiquing, but varnished, shellacked, and lacquered surfaces can also be glazed. Antiquing is not recommended for real antiques, but it can work wonders with a thrift-store find or a cheap unfinished piece. Materials Antiquing…

Appleton WI Furniture
February 23, 2019

Appleton WI Furniture

Gabriel Furniture has been serving Fox Valley friends and neighbors from the same downtown Appleton location for over 80 years. Family-owned and operated since 1928, Gabriel Furniture welcomes you to one of the most unique shopping experiences you could imagine. Gabriel Furniture has home furnishings — sofas, sectionals, leather, bedroom, and dining room furniture…

Antique Furniture Philadelphia
February 19, 2019

Antique Furniture Philadelphia

Husband-and-wife team Rod and Jen Keyser have been picked three times to restore parts of the beloved, one-of-a-kind, 112-year-old Wanamaker Organ. (Worth: $57 million.) So it’s safe to say you can trust them to make your great-grandmother’s armoire — or that Craigslist fixer-upper — sing again, too. Their online gallery of before-and-after shots will take your…

Antiquing Painted Furniture
February 15, 2019

Antiquing Painted Furniture

There a million different ways to age a piece a furniture. I have used probably a dozen different techniques and products to achieve my desired finishes, so today I thought I would share with you 7 ways that I age and distress furniture. Paint Remover This technique works if the piece has been repainted numerous times over the years. Using a paint stripper and…

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