Antiquing furniture – ideas and ways to do it by yourself

by Kremy

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Antique wooden furniture has a special view, which modern and new items cannot have. Many people prefer the feeling and the atmosphere of classic elegance or romantic shabby chic. Antiquing furniture can be a weekend DIY project and there are some rules you need to follow so that your project is successful and you are pleased with the result.

Antiquing furniture methods and ideas

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To begin with, the first step in the antiquing process is to paint stains. Coat the wood with a soft cloth adding small portions of wood finish at a time. Wipe off the excess stain with a clean dry cloth and leave the stains to dry.

Aging wood

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Aging wooden elements artificially is now one of the most popular trends when decorating interiors to achieve a shabby chic or an antique look. This is done with the help of sandpaper which helps to rub the corners and the edges in order to round them.

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If you wished to have additional effects, you may use the sharp end of a knife or other sharp object and pierce small holes on the surface of the wood to imitate wormholes.

Antiquing furniture with paint

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Antiquing furniture with paint is considered to be one of the easiest ways to create a distressed look and aged look. Once you have applied a primer, you need to apply a base coat of paint and then add a satin or flat finish.

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Antiquing furniture with glaze should be a process which follows the initial painting and distressing. The glaze is applied to add character and individuality to the furniture. You can either remove some of the glaze to achieve a distressed look or add it to certain areas.

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