Do you love antique furniture? but you just have all new furniture on your home? We have solution for you who want old and antique furniture without buy it in the market. Even though a piece of furniture may be new, there are many ways to distress, age, or antique it’s surface to make it appear “old” with some tools and painting technique.
1. How to Distress Furniture From Pretty Handy Girl
She teach how to Distress Furniture with “Throwing a chain at wood results in those elliptical dents. Dragging the sharp edges of a pry bar across wood will offer it some deep grooves. Finally one or two random hammer marks in some places stop working the worn look” and “The easiest way to add some age and expose layers of paint is to pull out a power sander”.
2. How to Distress Furniture From Addicted 2 Decorating
Addicted 2 Decorating also uses sandpaper element to achieve an organic look. Keeping a “less is more” approach, the furnishings piece are having better aged and distressed look. Such a great result and she or he also shares some wonderful suggestions on painting furniture. When the piece is painted, Kristi adds a dark stain into the surface, specializing in every one of the “cracks and crevices”, then wipes it away by using a clean towel.
So i think the perfect technique how to distress furniture is using painting technics, make some marks with hammer and the other tools, and then using sandpaper element to create natural look from new furniture to be a beautiful old furniture or distress furniture.