Does Painting Antique Furniture Ruin The Value. Painting antique furniture is a trendy pastime for people looking to freshen up their decor. Never Paint or Refinish Furniture With Real (or Sentimental) Value..
Most new furniture loses value quickly. See more ideas about Dining, Painted kitchen tables, Furniture. The first is that the original finish of the piece is a.
Antiques will diminish in value if refinished.
Painting antique furniture is something I've been dying to do since starting this blog.
I never wanted to give it a makeover by stripping it or painting it as I knew it would diminish its worth but it still bothered me. There are a few good ways to ruin the original finish on an antique chair, and Karen Keane, CEO of Skinner Inc. in Boston, has seen them all. Antiques often have a greater chance of retaining value than new machine-made furniture.