Furniture with an antique or rustic look is all the rage right now and is a great way to add character and depth to your furnishings. You can find tons of furniture with that antique look for sale on the internet similar to the piece found at https://www.houzz.com/product/81449834-3-drawer-chest-turquoise-farmhouse-dressers. The great news is that you don’t have to pay a fortune to get that look at designer furniture stores! The antique furniture look can be achieved with chalk paint, a little bit of glaze, and a piece of old or second-hand furniture. It can be a fun, creative, and inexpensive way to dress up any piece of home decor!
Sounds easy, right? Well, let me just tell you that the first time I attempted to antique a piece of furniture, it ended up being a complete disaster! I had found the perfect nightstand to try the antique process out on and, thinking I knew what I was doing, just went for it. How hard could it be to slap some glaze on the piece and swoosh it around with a cloth, right?? Well, after swooshing that glaze around my piece of furniture, it ended up looking more like my 7-year old had decided to take her leftover brownie and use it as a dusting cloth on my beloved nightstand rather than looking like a tasteful, elegant piece of furniture!! My beautiful nightstand looked absolutely horrible and I was ready to completely give up my future of refinishing furniture and become a nun! Read More