Blog Posts - Antiquing



Antiquing Wood Furniture

How to Antique Furniture with Paint and StainThe riddle was in achieving that in wood. Moser likes to quote Louis Pasteur when he when he and Mary made ends meet by fixing up pieces of antique furniture and then selling them. “We always collected...
by Furniture Design Ideas on Apr 21, 2016

Painting Bathroom Cabinets with Chalkworthy

When we were building the outdoor kitchen my granite fabricator noticed we had a downstairs bathroom and offered to make me a countertop for it, for FREE! Um, heck yes I’ll take a free countertop from my granite scraps! The only problem was onc...
by Ask Anna on Aug 28, 2015

Rustic Red Bench Antiqued With Dark Wax

Petticoat Junktion Hey guys, I got the rustic red bench finished up and now you can see why it was standing on end.   I used E6000 to adhere the stars to this end of the bench and…… to glue the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit m...
by Petticoat Junktion on Aug 13, 2015

How To Antique Furniture The Easy Way

Petticoat Junktion Today I’m sharing how to antique furniture …. using wax. This isn’t the wax you hear about with chalk paint and other specialty furniture paints. This wax has been around for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my w...
by Petticoat Junktion on Jul 7, 2015

Antiqued Red Cedar Chest Adorned With Iron Stars

Petticoat Junktion Have you ever looked at furniture in a store and wondered how that perfectly smooth antique looking finish was created? I have. I often shop HomeGoods, Tuesday Morning, and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website f...
by Petticoat Junktion on Jul 2, 2015

Entry hall dresser update

I picked up this vintage piece from a thrift store for my entry hall dresser a while ago.It makes for great storage for all of the hats and stuff the come wandering in but don’t really have  a home, and a nice place to drop off keys and other...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jun 24, 2015

Antiquing | Painting | Crafting

Petticoat Junktion Where does the time go? I’ve been on Summer break from college for almost 6 weeks now. What have I accomplished? A lot….but not nearly enough.   { antiquing } “Project... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...
by Petticoat Junktion on Jun 16, 2015

Mally Beauty FOTD

These are the recent Mally items I hauled from QVC. I was dying to use them. I love these shadows for a gorgois smokey eye! And the Peachy Dew cream blush is so easy to use with the brush it came with. A little goes a long way. Don't be afraid of thi...
by Beauti-Ville on Jun 19, 2014

Mally Beauty Effortless Airbrush Eye Opening nourishing eyeshadow trio review

You know I love my Mally Beauty! I was thrilled to be able to grab a couple new products from QVC this past week. The one I am reviewing today is the Effortless Airbrush shadow trio with the shades vintage taupe, antiquing, and gorgois grape. This se...
by Beauti-Ville on Jun 17, 2014

Antique White Table / 5 Days Of White Furniture

Petticoat Junktion - Painted Furniture, Diy Home Decor, Flea Market Shopping Day 5 White paint with toner again today!   antique white table Yet another table from our den. No... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Petticoat Junktion on Jun 4, 2014

Table With Antiqued Effect / 5 Days Of White Furniture

Petticoat Junktion - Painted Furniture, Diy Home Decor, Flea Market Shopping Day 4   White Painted Table with Antiqued Effect On Day 2 of “5 Days of White Furniture” Andrea asked... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit m...
by Petticoat Junktion on Jun 3, 2014

Saleing… Yards, That Is

You’ve probably heard me complain about the city of Dallas’ absurd rule requiring homeowners to have a permit for their yard sales… and an expensive permit at that.  The point, so I’m told, is to keep people from having habit...
by Little House. Big Heart. on May 19, 2014

Campaign Style Nightstands {Rainbow Color-Coded Accessories}

Opening this post with a photo of kumquats, you ask? Yeah, well – I washed them and dumped them on the countertop yesterday before I put them on my plate at breakfast time. They’re so beautiful I had to snap a photo!  I honestly couldn...
by ABCD Design on Mar 19, 2014

Best Antiquing Process For Metallic Silver Furniture

Petticoat Junktion - Painted Furniture, Diy Home Decor, Flea Market Shopping Does everyone feel refreshed and ready to start the week? I do, I do. The weather was just gorgeous here... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Petticoat Junktion on Feb 24, 2014

Bay City Adventure

Today my junkin buddy Auntie from Kitschy Vintage and I took off on an adventure to Bay City. We haven't been there together for a few years, so we decided we needed to plan a trip. We had a fun time catching up and chatting away. I think we solved a...

the story of a wall hanging / egy tabló története

So we meet again for a piece of decoupage... I would't exactly call it a tutorial, because these pictures don't reflect the best practice for this technique, but I want to show you how I did it, what I learnt from this experience, because I'm still a...
by Pixie on Nov 21, 2013

Five Fab Finds from Portland

As much as I love traveling, it’s always good to get home. There’s nothing quite like sleeping in your own bed. I also was getting pretty tired of hauling around luggage. Just between you and me, I always overpack. I think I took four pai...
by Inspired by Charm on Oct 30, 2013

Tutorial-How To Antique Painted Furniture

Petticoat Junktion - Painting. Restyling. Reinventing. My favorite part of blogging is the interaction with my readers and the knowledge that I may actually be able to inspire someone… anyone…. with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...
by Petticoat Junktion on Sep 3, 2013

"Shopping - with 1stDibs . . . "

Greetings,I know we ALL enjoy a little online shopping!  I've recently partnered with 1stDibs, the best resource for antiques and antique dealers across the US, to search through their entire inventory - and find my favourites.  Together, w...
by The Adventures of Tartanscot on Jul 29, 2013

{Vacation at Home with Friends + Family} Fourth of July Celebration

Every year sometime around the fourth of July we make our best effort to organize a big, fat, super-fun time with our dear friends. There are two couples who make the trek from Tennessee to join us at The Country House for bourbon, bocce ball, and BB...
by ABCD Design on Jul 2, 2013


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