I'm gonna use these techniques for antiquing furniture to finish off my bedside table I think.

The Best Carpentry Tips and Advice-because you never know when you might need them

distressing furniture with steel wool, probably a lot easier than using sand paper!

How to distress painted furniture

how to strip furniture

Transfer words onto canvas using a chalk technique. Great tip from lovepomegranatehouse.com

distressed paint look DIY

I ♥ this site! I want to spraypaint all of my old crappy furniture now.

How to Paint over Laminate and why I love furniture with laminate tops (and why you should too!)

What an affordable take on a unique shelf!!! Crates - can buy new ones at Joann's for $9 and stain or paint - instructions on this site -

How to Paint Distressed Wood Furniture: I could do this to the wood shelves I've had forever, I like this light blue color or maybe white wash, and then add black wrought iron corbels.

How To Paint Metal Furniture

How To: Glazing Furniture

Painting Techniques

How to paint furniture black to get that high-end "Pottery Barn-esque" look. These instructions are so good.

How to age, antique, and distress wood/furniture projects. Helpful descriptions of various techniques.

DIY dark wax with acrylic paint. Tried this on my crates and it works perfectly. I mixed brown acrylic paint with wax. Rubbed that over clear wax I already applied. Voila distressed look!

how to distress using vaseline and spray paint... This works so well... Gives the perfect finish!