Synopses & Reviews
Focusing on nine different rooms (including her own recently purchased Manhattan apartment), Lara Spencer shows readers that all it takes is planning, shopping know-how, and a little imagination to create beautiful and comfortable homes that reflect their personal style. She takes readers through the step-by-step process of overcoming the challenges of the room, offering helpful tips and lessons along the way. She identiandshy;fies the design dilemma; comes up with a decoratandshy;ing plan; makes a mood board for inspiration; compiles a shopping list; scours flea markets for furniture and accessories that fit the bill; restores, repurposes, and reinvents the pieces she finds, giving them new life; and brings all the elements together in the gorgeous, finished space. With illuminating before, during, and after photographs of her DIY projects and the room installations, Lara demystifies the decorating process and allows readers to envision endless possibilities for what they can do in their own homes.
andldquo;Good Morning America cohost Lara Spencer has a secret superpower: making homes look like a million bucks using only bargain finds and easy D.I.Y. projects. In her new book, Flea Market Fabulous: Designing Gorgeous Rooms with Vintage Treasures, she shares her magic with us.andrdquo;
Encourages homeowners to use their intuition when selecting vintage items to use in the modern design of their home and looks at stunning examples of furniture, lighting, textiles, decorations and more.
Think antique and brand new, machine-made and handcrafted, shiny smooth and distressed, plastic and porcelain, all mixed up in a fresh, original way. Decorating should be fun and inspiring, so there are no style diktats; no this-must-go-with-that . Modern vintage is all about trusting your instincts and taste and using a bit of imagination in seeking out the right items to create a perfect balance of old and new. In the first section of the book, Inspirations, Emily offers up imaginative and varied examples of furniture, lighting, textiles, decorating, and collections & display. In the second section, Style, she shows you exactly how to pull the look together, applying her decorating philosophy so you can cook & eat, live, sleep, and bathe in tune with Modern Vintage Style."
About the Author
Lara Spencer is the author of the New York Times bestselling book I Brake for Yard Sales. She is an anchor on Good Morning America and the host of Flea Market Flip on HGTV. She lives in Connecticut and New York City.