Rediscovered Treasures: A New Life for Old Objects

Rediscovered Treasures: A New Life for Old Objects


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Breathing new life into old household knick knacks that would otherwise be condemned to a life in the attic or the back of your wardrobe has never been so much fun. This stylish new book shows you how to transform old curios into beautiful decorative ornaments for every room in the home. Innovative ideas abound, ranging from old metal jelly mould doorstops to a chandelier embellished with old silver cutlery! The projects are easy to follow yet stunningly effective. Various craft techniques are used throughout, including embroidery, decoupage and scrap-booking, so there really is something for everyone. It is suitable for lovers of the shabby-chic look and those who have an interest in, junk-shops, antiques and heirlooms.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847738141
Publisher: New Holland Publishers, Limited UK
Publication date: 04/05/2011
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,246,817
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Hanna Kristinsdottir (born in Iceland) moved to Norway in 1977 to study interior design. She worked as an interior designer until 1998, when she started working as a journalist. Her main areas of interest include crafts, hobbies and interior design. Ellen Dyrop has a arts degree from Oslo National Academy of Arts. She has written many books on hobbies, crafts and interior design.

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