The Easiest Way to Distress Furniture

Add a rustic-vintage look to wood furniture.

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Easily distress wooden furniture with this simple painting method.

Give furniture a worn-in look with petroleum and paint. Watch the video above to see how to do it!

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How to Distress Furniture

What's old is chic again. Follow these step-by-instructions for achieving a distressed look on furniture.

How to Distress Furniture With Petroleum Jelly

Use this simple technique to add a shabby chic look on a piece of furniture.

How to Paint an Antique Finish on Walls

Learn how to apply this faux technique with these step-by-step instructions.

Making a Distressed Mirror

Why go to antique stores looking for the perfect vintage mirror when you can make your own?

Decorative Paint Technique: Distressing Instructions

From our online exclusive Decorative Paint Techniques with Danielle Hirsch of Color Splash. Distressing is the modern approach to creating a timeless treasure. Follow these instructions from Danielle Hirsch.

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Transform a wood board and an old book into this charming Halloween decoration that looks great on your front porch.

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Give a ho-hum piece of furniture a timeless, antique-style transformation with a little bit of paint and glaze.

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Add vintage appeal to a modern mirror by distressing it with products found at the home improvement store.

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Upgrade an Outdated Chandelier

Designer Donna Moss demonstrates a quick and simple technique for giving a plain, dated chandelier a custom faux-antique look.

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