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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…

Mid Century Retro Furniture
February 11, 2019

Mid Century Retro Furniture

At Kudzu Antiques and Vintage Home Market you will find one of the best selections of mid century furniture and accessories in Atlanta. We scour not only the metro Atlanta region, but we have pickers who regularly bring us selections from the Midwest and New England. At Kudzu, you will find great selections of some of the most well known midcentury designers…

Irwin Furniture Antique
February 7, 2019

Irwin Furniture Antique

We are a family owned and operated business serving the entire Phoenix valley since 1989. We are fully experienced, trained, licensed, bonded, and insured. We take great personal pride in providing you with the best workmanship available. Furniture services: -Repair -Refinish -Antique restoration -Upholstery -Fabric -Caning, wicker, rattan -Touch up -Part Fabrication…

Antique Indian Furniture UK
February 3, 2019

Antique Indian Furniture UK

Richard Harding, the owner of Four Oaks Nurseries, became interested in Indian antiques about seventeen years ago when he and his wife Judith were visiting India. They began to buy pieces for her antiques shop in Mallorca and when Richard later acquired Four Oaks Nurseries, he decided to test the UK market through Four Oaks Direct, the retail plant outlet. His…

Antiques Wisconsin
January 30, 2019

Antiques Wisconsin

You ve received your ticket, decided which two treasures to bring along, and now you re ready to hear the history behind your items. As you prepare to attend an ANTIQUES ROADSHOW taping event, here s what you can expect. 8 Easy Steps Step 1: Are You Ready for Some ROADSHOW? Before you come to the event, don t forget your ticket and two items for appraisal. Step…

Antique Furniture Foot Styles
January 22, 2019

Antique Furniture Foot Styles

Illustration: : Hofmobileliendepot Imperial Furniture Collection, Vienna, Austria Marlborough foot See above Monopodium Onion foot An onion-shaped turned foot of the Early Renaissance not very much used after the William and Mary Period. Pad foot Alternate names: Dutch foot, club foot A flattened disk-like foot often found under a cabriole leg. It is similar…

Antiques Furniture Melbourne
January 20, 2019

Antiques Furniture Melbourne

Indian River Antique Mall is a 20, square foot climate controlled Store, that offers one of the largest, and most diversified selection of Antiques, Vintage, Furniture, Jewelry, and Shabby Chic merchandise in Melbourne Fl., and Brevard County. The inventory is constantly changing. Stop by and browse often Rain or shine, always shop in comfort. Our thermostats…

Eastern Antique Furniture
January 16, 2019

Eastern Antique Furniture

“Eyre Hall…all through its venerable existence but another name for everything elegant, graceful and delightful in Old Virginia life.” Fanny Fielding’s nostalgic reminiscence of Eyre Hall during the ownership of John Eyre depicts a place we would recognize today.1 Still to be found are “the timely-clipped hedges of box and dwarf-cedar, ” “the antique India china…

Antique Furniture Charlotte NC
January 8, 2019

Antique Furniture Charlotte NC

Navis Pack & Ship of Charlotte/Piedmont Triad is an independently owned and operated business in the expanding Navis network. Navis is the premiere provider of packing and shipping services for difficult-to-ship items in North America. The proprietors of this location - Robert Waldron & Scott Walker - are fully certified under Navis stringent…

Pictures of old Furniture
December 31, 2018

Pictures of old Furniture

When you’re selling your old furniture, a great photo will not only get it sold faster, but it will probably net you a few more bucks. Here are two tips the pros use when selling furniture online. Anne Doherty, owner of Annie’s Attic in Chicago, Illinois, tells Mental Floss that you do what should be done with all photos: use decent lighting. You don’t need to…

Antique Credenzas Furniture
December 27, 2018

Antique Credenzas Furniture

Embrace Mid-Century Style with a Designer Credenza Take inspiration from mid-century design and add a mid-century designer credenza to any room in your home for some added storage, counter space, and instant character. Credenzas, stemming from the Italian word for belief, became a necessary piece of furniture in the 16th century, when servants would taste food…

Antique Federal Furniture
December 23, 2018

Antique Federal Furniture

The term “Federal” references the time period following the Revolutionary War rather than one specific style of furniture. During those subsequent decades when America was in its infancy, the country was not only defining its government but also its way of life. The decorative arts at this time moved away from the ornate looks of the past, such as the heavily…

French Furniture USA
December 7, 2018

French Furniture USA

The Art Deco movement, which swept through Europe and the United States in the early twentieth century, signaled the beginning of the modern age of design. This dazzling and distinctive style, with its emphasis on up-to-date individuality combined with good taste, fine materials, and exquisite workmanship, soon created new standards in furniture design, architecture…

One of a Kind Furniture Pieces
December 3, 2018

One of a Kind Furniture Pieces

When Darren Green founded Old Wood Co., in 2007, he had social and environmental consciousness top of mind. After working in the furniture industry for years, he’d seen firsthand the effects that the Asian import industry had had on American furniture makers. In starting a new company, Darren wanted to create high-quality furniture that didn’t have to compete…

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