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How to Create Distressed Molding

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

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Top 28 Antiquing Projects

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. Antiquing New Furniture (00:01:00)

    Give store-bought furniture loads of character with these easy steps.

  3. 3. How to Distress Unfinished Furniture

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

  4. 4. Painted Planters and Pots

    Create an aged appearance for pots and planters using a rust activator and iron paint.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Cabinets: Antiquing (00:02:17)

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

  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. Everything New Is Old Again (00:01:00)

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

  9. 9. 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:
    --
  10. 10. How to Distress a Door (00:00:60)

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

  11. 11. How To Give Furniture An Antique Look

    Some people enjoy the challenge of taking an inexpensive piece of unfinished furniture and giving it some of the charm and character of...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 12. Making Stock Cabinets Vintage (00:04:11)

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

  13. 13. How to Weather and Distress New Wood

    Visit DIYNetwork.com to see the how-to project for how to distress and weather new wood to look old. See the helpful step-by-step instr...

  14. 14. Create an Aged Valance Using a Crackle Technique

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

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 15. Antiqued Crafting (20:00)

    Cathie and Steve share tips to give an antique look to just about anything.

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