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1. Case Goods
1. Case Goods
Whether you use them as storage or as platforms for displays, cabinets, curios, boxes, chests, and crates are the ultimate flea market score. By Nina Han Photo courtesy of Thinkstock.com.
2. China
2. China
While it comes in an assortment of colors and designs, china looks great in mix-and-match collections and it’s easy to find (making it an easy starting point for beginners). By Nina Han Photo courtesy of Thinkstock.com.
3. Hardware
3. Hardware
Knobs, pulls, hooks and brackets always come in handy for DIY projects and can instantly change the look of a piece of furniture. By Nina Han Photo courtesy of Thinkstock.com.
4. Enamelware
4. Enamelware
Both durable and inexpensive, enamelware serves up laid-back style and doubles as decoration when not in use. Plus, perfect for casual gatherings, it’s a greener alternative to boring paper plates. By Nina Han Photo courtesy of Thinkstock.com.
5. Sculpture and specimens
5. Sculpture and specimens
Like the finishing touch to a room, busts, artifacts, carvings and other oddities infuse the unexpected into your décor. By Nina Han Photo courtesy of Thinkstock.com.
6. Books
6. Books
A multi-tasking accessory, books are perfect ingredients for stylish vignettes. Or, frame colorful pages of art books for wall art. By Nina Han Photo courtesy of Thinkstock.com.
7. Glassware
7. Glassware
Purchase individual cups and vases for their flexibility as containers, or group similar shapes and colors to make a collection. By Nina Han Photo courtesy of Thinkstock.com.
8. Fabrics
8. Fabrics
Vintage fabrics can be used for virtually anything—curtains, bedspreads, upholstery, you name it. But real vintage textiles are increasingly difficult to find, so snatch them up whenever you get the chance! By Nina Han Photo courtesy of Thinkstock.com.
9.  Frames and Mirrors
9. Frames and Mirrors
Their versatility makes them ideal purchases—you can place them almost anywhere as a stand-alone piece or incorporate them into an existing collection. By Nina Han Photo courtesy of Thinkstock.com.
10. Vintage Wood
10. Vintage Wood
Strip, repaint, or preserve old wood to suit your individual needs. You can also repurpose and upcycle it into a variety of furnishings. By Nina Han Photo courtesy of Thinkstock.com.