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Create an Aged Valance Using a Crackle Technique

DIY Experts explain how to create an aged valance using a crackle technique.

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Top 28 Antiquing Projects

  1. 1. How to Distress Unfinished Furniture

    DIY Network experts give tips for how to give unfinished furniture a distressed, antique look.

  2. 2. Making Stock Cabinets Vintage (00:04:11)

    Nicole gives stock cabinets an appropriately vintage look for an 1883 home.

  3. 3. Antiquing Mirrors (00:01:00)

    Add character and charm to mirrors with these simple antiquing steps.

  4. 4. Distress Wood for Antique Look (00:01:00)

    Jason's tips for distressing wood give a new table an antique look.

  5. 5. How to Antique Tin for Cabinet Doors

    In additon to antique paintin techniques, learn how to dress up cabinets by creating antique tin doors.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 6. How to Give Decorative Accessories an Antique Look

    Give picture frames an antique look with just a few strokes of paint.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. How to Give Furniture an Aged Look Using Shoe Polish

    Create an aged look for wood furniture using ordinary shoe polish. The shoe polish provides a seal against moisture and reveals a beaut...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 8. How to Paint Wood Furniture With an Aged Look

    See how to strip paint off an old chair, then repaint it with an aged-patina look.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    --
  9. 9. How To Create a Country Antique Look

    This "aged" paint finish is designed to mimic the look of an authentic country antique.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 10. How to Distress a Door (00:00:60)

    Jason Cameron shares quick tips on how to distress a door.

  11. 11. Cabinets: Antiquing (00:02:17)

    Glazing adds an antique finish to even the most modern cabinets.

  12. 12. Everything New Is Old Again (00:01:00)

    Here are wood-distressing tips for an antique look in a Man Cave design.

  13. 13. How to Create Distressed Molding

    Give a room an aged appearance by using a distressing technique on crown molding.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 14. How To Give Furniture A Crackle Finish

    Specialized crackle mediums, in combination with acrylic paint, can create a striking finish.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 15. How to Create Aged Furniture for a Country Antique Look

    Learn how to "create" country antiques from new, unfinished furniture.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
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