Distressing

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 ...more

How To : Make ripped, distressed, and destroyed jeans

To begin, you will need a pair of jeans, a cheese grater, a book, and sandpaper. Vigorously rub the sandpaper across the jeans where you want to rip them. Slide the book down the pant leg until it's between the fabrics of where you're working. Continue to sand like crazy. Then ...more

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 Distressing is a great way to revive outdated or worn pieces, as well as achieve character and age newer pieces. Antiqui ...more

How To : Distress and crop a jean jacket

In this video, we learn how to distress and crop a jean jacket. First, grab your jean jacket and decide where you want it to be cropped at. You can determine this by putting it on and then marking it at the spot you want to cut it. Measure it a couple of inches from where you ...more

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 wor ...more

How To : Destroy jeans to create a distressed vintage look

Missa teaches us how to perfectly destroy jeans to create a distressed vintage look. Everyone has an old pair of jeans around the house that they don't love anymore. Why not turn them into a fashionable pair with these techniques? Everything to create these should be easy to ...more

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 watchi ...more

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 tec ...more

How To : Faux paint a rustic texture for a distressed look

Add a custom finish to a dresser or armoire by following the steps outlined in this video tutorial to add a faux finish and distressed technique. This a good way to add a finished to a piece of furniture that looks plain or undone. To begin, used a water-based primer that is t ...more

How To : Make your own distressed "boyfriend" jeans

In this tutorial, Joey shows us how to man do it yourself boyfriend jeans. All you need is chalk, razor blade, sand paper, bleach, scissors and over sized jeans. First, put the jeans on and mark them with chalk where you want to fray them. Then, let them sit in bleach for 20-3 ...more

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 ha ...more

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 ...more

How To : Make a distressed door in a short amount of time

If you're looking to add something that looks old and aged to your home, a door is always a good idea. Now finding a vintage door can take you time and money, but you can easily create one using a few inexpensive items from the store. All you need is a hand-held torch, some st ...more

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 ...more

How To : Distress text edges in Photoshop CS3

Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 3, or CS3, is the industry-standard application for digital photo manipulation. It is ideal for professional photographers, serious amateur photographers, and graphic designers. Having the software, however, isn't enough; you'll need to know how ...more

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 li ...more

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 ...more

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 s ...more

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 ...more

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, includi ...more

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 stamp inks

A cool way to accessorize your scrapbook is with distressed ink. In this tutorial, learn how to take beautiful inks from the folks at Stampin UP and distress them for a very cool effect. Your book will be beautiful and unique and by learning this technique you will discover co ...more

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 spr ...more

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 a ...more

How To : Treat urinary incontinence

It is estimated that 6 million people in the UK suffer from urinary incontinence, and it is twice as common in women as men. In this exclusive guide, Dr Harper explains the causes of this surprisingly common, but distressing, condition and advises on the exercises, techniques ...more

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 t ...more

How To : Lose Weight The Correct & Healthy Way

Obesity has ballooned into a worldwide epidemic. The World Health Organization estimates that 2.3 billion adults will be overweight and 700 million will be obese by 2015. Over 20 million children are overweight today. The reasons for these distressing figures are common knowle ...more

How To : Tell if you or someone you know has OCD

Do you have a lot of anxiety and aren't sure why? Are you just neurotic or do you have a full blown case of OCD? Obsessive-compulsive disorder is nothing to be ashamed of and is more common than you'd think. Check out this video and see if you have a problem. You Will Need * ...more

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How To : Blank out and finish a drywall

In order to blank out and finish a drywall, you will need the following: a large putty knife and mud. You should begin at the top. Lay on a thin layer of mud. Put a little on your putty knife. Place your putty knife in the crevice, where the ceiling meets the wall and pull it ...more

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lashed out against Russia and China after a meeting in Tunis. The meeting aimed to increase pressure on Syria to stop its bloodshed. Hillary represents the US as an ally for the rebels. Russia and China vetoed a UN Security Council resolu ...more

HowTo : Eat Berries in the Wilderness

DO NOT eat a berry if you cannot identify it. I decided not to include the obvious blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, but this guide will assist you in identifying which wild berries are, in fact, poisonous. The best way to stay safe when looking for berries is keepin ...more

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Even though most phones don't have Oreo yet, Google has released Android 9.0 Pie. It's available on Google's own Pixel devices, and updates should soon be available to partnered devices from Essential, Nokia, Oppo, Sony, Vivo, and Xiaomi. We're already digging into it to highl ...more

How to Palm read : Understand the triangles on the lines

In this video, we learn how to understand the triangles on the lines while palm reading. The triangle on the lifeline shows that any obstacles the person goes through will be in their thirties. It will also say that they can get back onto their feet quite easily. Any set backs ...more

How To : Make paper look 200 years old using coffee

In this tutorial, we learn how to make paper look like it's 200 years old using coffee. First, take a regular piece of copy paper and then use a paint brush to paint a cup of coffee over the entire piece of paper. Use a blow dryer to dry the paper, then brush several more coat ...more

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Nice people finish first—or is it last? Though you may have been told throughout your life that being kind pays off, there are some obvious advantages to getting mean. So whether you're driving towards a goal at work, or need to attack a task in your personal life, acting like ...more

News : What is good and bad stress?

Good stress is also known as Eustress (Short-term stress). Is the stress that keeps you alive. The motivation you have to meet a goal. Eustress is also positive stress for example, studding to pass a math test. Bad stress is also known as Distress (Negative Stress). Is the st ...more

How To : Perform a full chest exam on a patient

When you're examining a patient's chest, you start out by simply looking at them— by inspection. It will be hard to count the respirations visually on a healthy person's chest because it moves so little, but in a patient with respiratory distress, the chest might be overactive ...more

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