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Cracking Antiques

Episode 2: Jones

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Series which drags antiques from their pedestals, blows the dust off them and shows how they can be more affordable, stylish and better made than much of what the high street has to offer.

Whether you want to know how to make money from buying investment pieces, how to turn tat into treasure with some clever handiwork, or simply learn how to use antiques to create beautiful interiors that don't blow the bank balance then this series is for you.

Karen Jones lives in an all male household and longs for a pretty, shabby chic haven to call her own. The high street has lots to offer, but new shabby chic comes at a price that is way beyond her means. So interior designer Kathryn Rayward and antiques expert Mark Hill help Karen achieve an affordable, feminine, charming dining room using antiques and vintage items.

Plus, we find out where to put your cash in West German ceramics and antique decanters and how to create a stunning one-off dining table on a budget from a pile of old, salvaged floorboards. Show less


Mark Hill
Kathryn Rayward
Amanda Lyon

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