Sunday, June 21, 2009

Flea Market Finds

You need this book. Why? Your first clue is: you look around your house and find it hard to find a flat surface to fold your laundry. Did you say "Yes"?
Yeah, we heard you. Don't be ashamed my fellow Roomie. It's only an outward sign that your brain has lots of ideas! Now it's time to go "Jefferson" with those ideas and move on up to the next stage of actually DOING something with them.

This book takes "old hat" and makes it new again!

You already know where to find the goods if you're in need. (Hey--we've got these old windows in the shop right now!)

And these look really familiar too!

But if you've already got linens, trays, furniture, china (yes, keep going)....

or a collection of unusually cool stuff

that you want to utilize in a completely new way for a one-of-a-kind look that will knock your friend's (or your own) socks off

then YOU, my true blue Roomie friend, NEED this book! There are 160 pages waiting to help you turn your finds into something fabulous. Not only are there are TONS of projects, but clear instructions on HOW to transform them.

Get green and use that fireplace screen!

See this garden border made of chipped china plates? This is something I've always wanted to do myself.

But if I found some busted-up plates, this would be the next project on my list:
You'll be a fan soon enough!

On a scale of 1-4 (one for each chamber of my DIY heart) this soft-cover book gets a four! Priced at $19.95, it's a FIND in itself!

Flea Market Finds: Instant Ideas & Weekend Wonders. Published by Leisure Arts ( ISBN:1-57486-246-4

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the heads up on this book. Sounds like a book every Roomie needs.