Tattered Treasures: Stylish Decorating with Flea Market Finds

Tattered Treasures: Stylish Decorating with Flea Market Finds

by Lauren Powell

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".focus is on groups of like items—lamps, metal ware and wooden chairs—and how to 'revive' them.make-it-yourself ideas and directions allow readers the luxury of simply browsing or actually doing. Her creations are wondrously whimsical and imaginative."—Booklist

".a multitude of projects to transform items found in salvage yards, thrift stores, flea markets, and yard sales into beautiful decorative accessories.color photographs and interspersing projects throughout.well-written directions. Recommended."—Library Journal

Convert your finds with the help of inventive full-color photographs, creative tips, display ideas, and plenty of projects. Create crackle and distressed finishes to "age" furniture. Use an old chair as a display stand. Artfully arrange a collection of interesting bottles. Recycle broken pieces of treasured china into a mosaic table, embellish a basket to make an eye-catching centerpiece, and update a lamp with a fabric cover. Collecting is even better when you actually show off your passions! 8 1/2 X 11. all in color

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780806977379
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 03/28/2002
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.48(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.34(d)

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St. Simmons Island, GA

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