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;
In her newest book, Lara Spencer teaches us how to navigate and negotiate the tricky world of flea markets. Taking readers to her favorite haunts across the Northeast, Lara tackles nine common design dilemmas in nine different homesincluding her own New York apartmentand solves them by finding and restoring flea-market finds to show that you can achieve a gorgeous space with value for your money. Mirroring the setup of her nine-part HGTV special, at the end of the process, should you wish to part with your find, she will show you the best ways to flip it and make some cash. Lara also tackles problems that many of us struggle with in our homestoo little space, too much stuff, and out-of-date designall in her witty and charming style.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.