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Ever wondered how to make something new look old? Or how to breathe a new life into a forgotten antique? We're here to help guide you through the DIY process. From sanding to refinishing, and everything in between – we're here to provide the resources you need for that Saturday afternoon project.
Gilding in gold or silver leaf can add beautiful detail to any piece of furniture or cabinetry. You can also gild an entire piece of furniture or accessory item.
With our new product, the Mirror Antiquing kit, you can create an antique mirror. This is a fantastic product that allows you to antique existing mirror from your local hardware store to have the very desirable look of antique mercury mirror.
In our Amy Howard product line, we have a product that allows one to Antique Zinc. This product allows you to make antiqued Parisian zinc look from plain sheet metal. Great industrial look on furniture tops, counter tops, walls etc.
Amy Howard at Home Furniture Stain is an all-natural water based walnut stain. It is like the stains that have been used for centuries, not like the thick sticky stains you may think of today. It is most similar to a dye that will color porous surfaces with a beautiful natural walnut color.
The Amy Howard at Home Dust of Ages is a special detail that makes Amy Howard finishes authentic and unique. This powder aids in polishing wax topcoats to a subtle sheen, and settles into crevices as if collected over hundreds of years.
As painted pieces of furniture begin to age, they begin to have a more weathered and aged crack to them. With Cracked Patina, you can create cracks on your piece.
Simply mix this high-pigment powder with water and you get gorgeous rich casein milk paint. It’s all natural and has been used for thousands of years and provides a beautiful historic looking patina.
Light and clear waxes are used on the entire surface of your piece to provide a durable, satin finish. The dark and liming wax are used sparingly to highlight, antique and enhance your piece.
Ever wish for the thick, rich, high-gloss finish of actual lacquer on a piece of furniture, frame or home décor? Well now all you have to do is spray it on- and a pale, washy, faded piece can transform itself to an edgy, statement piece.
Love working on a DIY project but dread the prep? All that sanding, stripping and priming— who needs it? With Amy Howard's One Step paint, you can transform your furniture, cabinetry, and everything in between with just one swipe of rich, chalky-soft color.