Vintage Crafts

Vintage Crafts

75 Do-it-yourself Decorating Projects Using Candles, Colors, and Other Flea Market Finds

Book - 2013
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Decorate with the flair of yesterday and create the house of your dreams.

Vintage flair isn’t just classy and cute; it’s fun to create and perfect for any budget! So let your creativity run wild on trips to the flea market, and don’t back down from that deal at the yard sale. With Vintage Crafts, use paper scraps, teacups, and a splash of paint to decorate your house room by room.

More than just a craft book, Vintage Crafts features recipes fresh from the countryside, lessons for safe and easy outdoor improvement, and tips for keeping your house eco-friendly. This is the ultimate home decor resource from Sweden’s number one lifestyle blogger, Clara Lidström. Learn to liven up secondhand clothes, turn old fabrics into patchwork projects, and interject some ’50s-era chic into your thrift store finds.

Elegant, old-style country projects include:
  • Champagne box bookshelves
  • Wallpapering with maps
  • Silhouette frames
  • Baby shoe flower planters
  • Bark and twig lanterns
  • And so much more to make with your two hands and flea market bargains!
So look around: if your house is full of scraps and never-used knickknacks, turn them into something beautiful, useful, and made by you! With Vintage Crafts at your crafting table, your hands will never be idle again!


Baker & Taylor
Sweden's most popular lifestyle blogger offers instructions, tips and ideas for decorating your home using flea market and yard sale finds, combined with paper scraps, teacups, paint and other at-hand items all while keeping your house eco-friendly too.

Perseus Publishing

Vintage flair isn’t just classy and cute; it’s fun to create and perfect for any budget! So let your creativity run wild on trips to the flea market, and don’t back down from that deal at the yard sale. With Vintage Crafts, use paper scraps, teacups, and a splash of paint to decorate your house room by room.

More than just a craft book, Vintage Crafts features recipes fresh from the countryside, lessons for safe and easy outdoor improvement, and tips for keeping your house eco-friendly. This is the ultimate home decor resource from Sweden’s number one lifestyle blogger, Clara Lidström. Learn to liven up secondhand clothes, turn old fabrics into patchwork projects, and interject some ’50s-era chic into your thrift store finds.

Elegant, old-style country projects include:
  • Champagne box bookshelves
  • Wallpapering with maps
  • Silhouette frames
  • Baby shoe flower planters
  • Bark and twig lanterns
  • And so much more to make with your two hands and flea market bargains!
So look around: if your house is full of scraps and never-used knickknacks, turn them into something beautiful, useful, and made by you! With Vintage Crafts at your crafting table, your hands will never be idle again!


Baker
& Taylor

Offers instructions, tips, and ideas for decorating the home and garden using flea market and yard sale finds.

Publisher: New York, NY :, Skyhorse Publishing,, [2013]
ISBN: 9781626361034
1626361037
Characteristics: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Lidström, Clara 1986- UnderbaraClara

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Cynthia_N Apr 26, 2014

Inspiring book! The crafts range from super simple (rose sugar - I'm making it) to pretty complicated (reupholstering furniture). There are a few recipes thrown in too. Overall it left me with the wonderful feeling that I could give my house a vintage feel with just a little bit of crafting.

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