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3 Ways to Use the Color Pink

If you’re having trouble using those flea market finds with bright colors, especially pink, here are a few tips. 1. Pink everywhere only works when it’s blended with other colors. Gray makes pink look softer, just as red … Continue reading

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Repurpose Old Windows & Doors

Sometimes finding a wonderful vintage door or window isn’t the problem—envisioning it in a new way is. If you find a cool old window frame but the glass is missing, don’t fret, they have many … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Renew Your Favorite Flea Market Finds

Finding a new spot for an old piece can be like getting something new. Here are three easy ways to revive your finds. 1. Changing lampshades is an easy way to update favorite lamps.   … Continue reading

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How to Clean and Care for Vintage Christmas Ornaments

When it comes to decorating for the holiday season, the Christmas tree steals most of the attention. For this reason, it’s the smallest details—your heirloom and flea-market-found vintage ornaments—that matter most. Make your favorite ornaments … Continue reading

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How to Decorate for Christmas with Repurposed Decor

This year, you can give your décor a festive look without braving the holiday aisle at your crowded megastore. Just repurpose things you probably have around the house.     Gather together your holiday colors: … Continue reading

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The Fall Flea-Market Round-Up

Whether you’re a savvy pro at crafting, picking, junktiqueing and up-cycling or whether you’re new to this zany scene, you can make your home cozy & beautiful for fall with the some of the web’s … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE! DIY Fall-Inspired Chair Makeover

Grab that summer wicker chair from the sun porch, and get ready to merge these recycled materials for a fall fashion “No Sew Boho” chair makeover, EXCLUSIVE from expert indie furniture redesigner Jeanne Connolly of … Continue reading

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Repurpose a Vintage Window Frame

Sometimes finding a wonderful vintage window isn’t the problem—envisioning it in a new way is. Try adding some personal touches to an empty window frame, to create a unique piece of wall art.     … Continue reading

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Repurpose Your Finds in Garden Vignettes

Flea marketing and gardening make a heavenly pair; digging for great deals and digging in the dirt are close cousins and you will always enjoy the fruits of your labors.     If you love … Continue reading

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5 Tips to a Shabby-Chic Home

Rebecca Bosch’s home is filled with the kind of vintage gems that were once destined for the trash. But with her keen eye, propensity for paint and a few helpful connections, she’s created one-of-a-kind treasures … Continue reading