Re-do honey oak (wooden or laminate) cabinets or furniture with "General Finishes Java Gel Stain" (absolutely NO substitutions for this brand!) No brushing! Wipe gel stain on with men's white sock. must remember this.I hate honey oak furniture.
River rock in between wood and tile floors. Good idea to transition between family room with stained concrete to kitchen with slate or granite. Also possibly between kitchen/"dining area" and living room/rest of house where I want wood floors
Distressing and aging painted furniture seems like something you cant really go wrong with. But, its actually much harder to do well than it looks. There is definitely an art to it. Here are some common problems that can ruin a distressed paint finish.