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How To: Finish antique furniture to give a distressed look

Kathy Carroll of the Chicago Institute of Fine Finishes and Faux by Kathy demonstrates how to give a decorative distressed look to antique furniture pieces. Distressing is a great way to revive outdated or worn pieces, as well as achieve character and age newer pieces. Antiquing furniture techniques are easy to do and can be done by everyone from veteran decorative artisans to the beginning crafter.

How To: Use distress powder

Looking to try some new techniques out for your scrapbook pages? In this video tutorial, learn how to use distress powder to get that great distressed look for your pages. Also, learn how to take this technique a step further with UTEE & make the distressed a little glossier and polished looking.

How To: Paint and distress furniture for a rustic look

In this video, Deana teaches us how to distress furniture. You will need the furniture you want to distress and then paint over it with green furniture paint in the parts you want to change. Apply the paint thinly and let it sit for 10-15 minutes, or until dry. Now apply your stain onto the green paint, then add distressing to any parts you want to change, then wipe off with a rag. Buff off all excess oil you have leftover and you're finished! You can use this technique to distress any of you...

How To: Use the antique distressed paint technique

Using an antique distressing paint finish technique on furniture is a good way to revive a piece of furniture that other wise might just be discarded. This video is part of a series of videos taking viewers through the process of distressing furniture and focuses on accent technique. You’ll want to accent the select parts of the furniture you want to accentuate that distressed look. Our expert recommends painting the edges of this table. You’ll want to pick a complimentary color and when you ...

How To: Distress your jeans

Watch this fashion tutorial video to learn how to distress your jeans quickly and easily. You'll need old jeans, a cheese grater or nail file, a hard object, a white crayon or chalk, and a pen knife or cutter. You'll be rocking your own distressed jeans in no time after watching this helpful how-to video.

How To: Distress and cut up jeans to destroy them

In this tutorial, we learn how to distress and cut up jeans to destroy them. First, you will grab an old pair of pants that you want to have a distressed look on. First, you will need to take some sand paper and rub it on the front of the jeans in the thigh area. After you do this to your liking, you will take your scissors and cut a small hole going down the legs. Use your hands to make the holes larger, then leave the frays at the end for a more distressed look. When finished, wash them off...

How To: Use Tim Holtz Distress Crackle Resist technique

Learn how to use the Tim Holtz' Distress Crackle Resist technique with this tutorial that gives step by step instructions on applying this method to a Manila tag. Materials you will need include distress crackle paint, distress ink (for this project, in "Vintage Photo", "Fire Brick" and "Black Soot"), Inkssentials' ink blending tool, foam, nonstick craft sheet, Inkssentials' Mini Mister filled with water, heated craft tool, paper towel, stamp, and a Manila tag. After done, use this tag in a s...

How To: Distress a pair of jeans with household materials

Missa shows how to ‘Distress Jeans’ in this video. She lays a pair of jeans to be distressed on a table. Next, the creases near the top, which are formed by bending the leg portion of the jean, are marked with a white pencil or chalk. A hard rock is then placed inside the jean, near the knee area. That portion of the jean is graded using sand paper to make holes. The pocket areas are graded next, using a nail file. A pair of scissors is scraped along the edges of the pockets to make cuts. (Al...

How To: Make a pair of distressed jeans

For just a fraction of the cost of a pair of expensive designer distressed jeans, you can make your ripped pants own at home! With just a few household items and a bit of time, you can get that worn appearance by adding a few holes and using bleach to get the right faded look.

How To: Distress old wallpaper

In this video, we learn how to distress old wallpaper. First, cover your chip board and then take the piece of paper and tear the edges. Tear all the way around, or how you prefer it to look. Next, rub quick dry adhesive onto the back of the paper, then brush it to the ends of the paper. Now, push the paper onto the chip board and start to roll and crinkle it up. Distress the paper first if you want to, then continue pushing the paper until it looks how you like it. Make sure you work quickly...

How To: Use marine VHF radio

Radio communication is one of the oldest and most effective means of communication via technology, so it's no wonder it's still a popular way to send and receiver signals, especially on the water. Having a Marine radio can be critical when operating a boat on any type of water. There are many uses for a Marine radio, but the most important is to send a distress signal — here’s how to do it.

How To: Make a paper pumpkin for a card

For anyone looking to dress up a card, learn how to make a paper pumpkin using punches in this video tutorial. Take a white piece of paper and distress it with Memory Mist (with the pale ale color). Use a box to distress the paper, while avoiding getting the mist all over your work space. To actually make the pumpkin use a store-bought punch (either round or oval). Make the punches with orange cardstock. For each pumpkin, you will need either three ovals or circles. Using a chalk ink to distr...

How To: Caramelize Onions in Half the Time

Caramelized onions are one of those ingredients you can add that immediately makes any dish feel a little fancier. They have that delicious savory-sweet combination, they're great in almost anything, and they're surprisingly easy to pull off at home. So why don't more people make them?

How To: Apply a burnt edge look with distressed ink

This video describes how to use distress ink. First we have to take a paper that we want to work on. Next take the distress ink colors. Spread the lighter colors first on the paper. Take the first color and spread it on throughout the paper. Next take the vintage photo and work on the edges with it. Next take the spiced marmalade ink and spread it on the edges again. Next take the paper and apply the paper edges directly to black soot ink pad. Next wait for sometime until it dry. Next take th...

How To: Create a deadbolt tortured Halloween makeup look

This fantastic Halloween special effect makeup tutorial teaches you how to create a bloody bolt look using mostly MAC products. The artists teaches you how to create texture and create a distressed look with the base and color makeup. He applies the adhesive and attached the scar effects and adds the "bolt props" with the adhesive. He uses a purple and yellow pigments to distress the skin further. He then takes fire red to create the blood. He also shows you how to make realistic blood with s...

How To: Make a paper bag mini

In this video we learn how to make a paper bag mini. Start out with your paper consistent throughout the entire bag and then distress the pieces that you place on it. When you open it up it will have several pages inside of it. Use different types of stamps, distressing, and tags to make this unique. Use a lot of tags to put notes and sentiments on and then add in designs that are all your own! Add in as many pages as you would like to and create something interesting. Leave it plain or add i...

How To: Distress patterned paper

Crinkle top part and go over it with distress ink. Do edges front and back. Put extra ink on scallops. Spray with mustard seed and tattered jewels, olive vine and pine cone to add color. Place paper on pocket and iron on both sides. Spray with iridescent gold. Use brush to spread out. Iron again on both sides. This process makes it look aged. Take a film strip and spray with tattered leather. You want to use an iron when spraying grunge board with tattered jewels because it will make it seep ...

How To: Create a Tim Holtz or autumn inspired distressed tag

Donna50242 shows us how to make an amazing looking tag to use on different things. This video is in response to another one posted earlier. This tag is made be crinkling up an ordinary brown paper tag and then flattening it out to create the worn out wrinkle effect. Using a distressing inking tool with a foam pad, we apply the ink in a swirling motion. using different colors from the ink set (Mahogany, Mustard seeds, green etc), we can create amazing effects. And that's it, your done! Try exp...

How To: Make a distressed scrapbook tag

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a distressed scarpbook tag. Take two tags, one red color and one yellow color and strip the threads off. Take a light color ‘Distress’ ink on a sponge and dab one side of the yellow tag with it to give it a light rough look. Now take little darker brown ink on another sponge and dab the edges of the tag with it. Then place the tag in a box and spray Glimmer mist on the tag. Dry the tag with a dryer. Now dab some more brown in...

How To: Grill Brussels sprouts

Bob DeMaria shows us how to cook up some easy and delicious Brussels sprouts. Start by browning some onions chopped into large chunks and some halved mushrooms in a skillet. This can be done on your grill. Add the Brussels sprouts whole and steam them in the skillet for about 20 minutes. Then put them on the grill and brown them further. Brussels sprouts are a healthy cruciferous vegetables that contain lots of sulfur and also helps to eliminate extra estrogen from the body. If you experience...

How To: Destroy & bleach your jeans for a distressed look

Cutting your old jeans up into shorts is SO last year! Take a cue from this video and freshen up your wardrobe by distressing a pair of your jeans. All it takes is a few household items that you probably have for cleaning like bleach and sandpaper. When you're done you will have a pair of jeans that resembles some of the ones that sell for hundreds of dollars but you can do it at home for almost pennies! Shh. No one will ever know!

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Mission 53

Damsels in Distress: Everybody likes rescuing a helpless woman, or multiple helpless women. You'll find Antonio and company in the Dorsoduro district to the south. Talk to him and your conversation is interrupted by a murder—that's right, murder! After the cut scene, you need to kill the murderer, who's marked on your map and doesn't move. Make your way toward the murderer and you'll be stopped as he threatens to kill another courtesan. Lock onto him and equip your pistol. Charge the shot ful...

How To: Distress a tag using Tim Holtz distress inks

First of all you have to arrange for materials like ink blending tool, ink blending foam, some tags to be used as practice surface and a distress ink pad. The tutor advises that you must not use a blending tool like a stamp and never make a lot of impressions using it on any surface. Instead of stamping the ink on the surface like a stamp you have to be careful while using it. Use a blending tool in such a way that the whole ink goes slowly onto the tag. Start by working the blending tool on ...

How To: Make a vintage lady tag

Mybutterflykisses12 shows viewers how to make a vintage lady tag! First, You will need a stampof a vintage lady and some cardstock. Dab your stamp with black ink and stamp it onto card stock that is shaped like a tag. Next, you can stamp on vanilla script above the figure. Next, apply clear embossing powder to the tag and then heat this with a heating gun so it can set. Next, place an opaque stamped image of the same woman over the original on the tag. Cover the stamped image before you apply...

How To: Model a 3D steampunk telescope in Blender

In this clip, Jonathan Williamson discusses modeling and texturing a steampunk-style telescope within Blender. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial from the folks at CG Cookie. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started modeling your own distressed, ge...

How To: Make foiled cards

If you need to whip up a quick batch of greetings but don't want to compromise on style, give this fab technique, foiled cards, a go. Fantastic foils are easy-to-apply, give a beautiful metallic finish, and can be used for a vintage, distressed effect that the recipient of your foiled card is sure to love.

How To: Create grungy, distressed poster art in Photoshop

Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

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