With her passion for self-expression and her personal approach to decor, Carter speaks to our desire to surround ourselves with belongings that bring beauty and meaning to our lives. The joy of junk shows us how to live stylishly and creatively with the personally meaningful objects we love to collect for our homes.
The Joy of Junk: Go Right Ahead, Fall In Love With The Wackiest Things, Find The Worth In The Worthless, Rescue & Recycle The Curious Objects That Give Life & Happiness #ad - From the author who taught us that "junk" in not a four-letter word, carter highlights her favorite junking moments, yard sales, shops, estate sales, revels in the thrill of the hunt and imparts many personal tips for finding treasures in flea markets, and drawing on her years of experience as a passionate thrifter and collector, on the web, or wherever you may find yourself.
Vintage Living: Creating a Beautiful Home with Treasured Objects from the PastRizzoli #ad - With a true passion for antiques, or any object with a past and a story, Richter speaks to our desire to surround ourselves with belongings that impart beauty and meaning to our lives. Richter also imparts hard-won practical tips, such as how best to negotiate and haggle. With chapters on vintage entertaining and cooking; vintage holiday décor for all seasons including Valentine's Day, Easter, repurpose and recycle; and caring for your old treasures, and Halloween among others; giving vintage gifts; embracing vintage ways write letters, this bible of vintage living will inspire you to take a personal and creative approach to your décor.
Drawing on his years of experience as a stylist and interior designer, Richter takes us through a trove of beautiful historic homes, illustrating how to live stylishly with our vintage finds and collections hint: buy what you love, express yourself, and don't be afraid to mix periods!. A celebration of the art of thrifting and decorating with antiques of every era, Vintage Living is a full-service guide to treasure hunting, antique shows, and estate sales to country auctions, from flea markets, yard sales and the on-line marketplace.
Vintage Living: Creating a Beautiful Home with Treasured Objects from the Past #ad - Vintage lifestyle expert and interior designer Bob Richter shows us how to find the best vintage treasures and how living with them brings beauty, comfort and personal meaning into our homes. Bob richter has been thrifting and collecting vintage treasures for more than forty years, since the age of six.
Never Stop to Think... Do I Have a Place for ThisRizzoli #ad - In an age of picture-perfect interior design, best-selling author Mary Randolph Carter celebrates her highly personal and creative approach to decor, illustrating how to live stylishly with the many items you want to treasure forever. Carter muses delightfully on the universal desire to acquire while imparting her philosophy and tips for living creatively and integrating our passions stylishly into our decor.
In these pages, carter curates a variety of unique interiors, from a couple who restores and displays antique textiles and china to an anglophile with an incredible library of vintage books to an artist who lives with the old photos and maps he uses in his work to an antique dealer known for having multiples of everything.
Never Stop to Think... Do I Have a Place for This #ad - Rizzoli. Whether you are passionate about flea market thrifting, have a collection of pedigreed antiques, or simply find inspiration among the castoffs in your attic, this book is a tribute to making artful interiors with your acquisitions. With her trademark style and love of heirlooms and beautiful old objects, Carter delves into the interiors of real-life tastemakers antique dealers, artists, fashion designers, and boutique owners to explore how our homes are the perfect canvas for our self-expression.
. Chock-full of ideas and inspiration, this book exalts in the beauty of bounty and is sure to delight Carter's legions of fans. Mary randolph carter's newest book indulges our desire to surround ourselves with belongings that impart beauty and meaning to our lives.
For the Love of Old: Living with Chipped, Frayed, Tarnished, Faded, Tattered, Worn and Weathered Things That Bring Comfort, Character and Joy to the Places We Call Home Rizzoli ClassicsRizzoli #ad - This stunning volume focuses on the qualities of the old things in our homes the patina of an old table, pewter dulled by age, old floorboards that creak and how to live with and incorporate them into our personal aesthetic. Divided into chapters by the qualities of old—peeling, and mossy—this unique book not only pays tribute to furniture, china, dried, tarnished, textiles, chipped, adapt, frayed, faded, silver and other accessories with these qualities but also shows us how best to preserve, rusty, and arrange them.
For the Love of Old: Living with Chipped, Frayed, Tarnished, Faded, Tattered, Worn and Weathered Things That Bring Comfort, Character and Joy to the Places We Call Home Rizzoli Classics #ad - Lavishly illustrated with beautiful photographs that highlight the warm colors and rich textures of wood and paint, For the Love of Old also includes ideas and recipes for saving old items from the junk pile, preserving and caring for the old things you have, giving newer things a lived-in feel, cloth and leather, and bringing an enduring personality to every home.
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Perfectly Kept House is the Sign of A Misspent Life: How to live creatively with collections, clutter, work, kids, pets, art, etc... and stop worrying about everything being perfectly in its place.Rizzoli #ad - Combining practical tips with liberating philosophy—"Don’t scrub the soul out of your home"; "Make room for what you love"—this volume celebrates living beautifully and happily, not messily. Lavishly illustrated with intimate photographs of different living spaces, Carter exalts in the beauty of imperfection and in living perfectly in our "imperfect" homes.
. In inspiring essays, mary randolph Carter muses on such key housekeeping concerns as clutter versus mess; open windows; and unmade beds. Rizzoli International Publications. Life isn’t perfect—why should your house be? Rizzoli. For all those who choose to live "imperfectly" with the messy things they love, happily, this book shows how to do so creatively, and with considerable style ideas from leading designers.
Perfectly Kept House is the Sign of A Misspent Life: How to live creatively with collections, clutter, work, kids, pets, art, etc... and stop worrying about everything being perfectly in its place. #ad - Used book in Good Condition. If you have been influenced by the picturesquely cluttered studios of Pablo Picasso or Alexander Calder, or by the art- and book-filled house of Vanessa Bell, this unique style book will stimulate you with its creative ideas. This volume explores how real-life tastemakers photographers, fashion designers, histories, writers, artists integrate their life and interiors to live well with their passions, textile designers, conveniences, and inconveniences.
A beautiful and inspiring volume, a perfectly Kept House is the Sign of A Misspent Life focuses on living well with everything that makes a house a home.
The Maverick Soul: Portraits of the Lives & Homes of Eccentric, Eclectic & Free-Spirited BohemiansHardie Grant #ad - Hardie Grant Books. Rizzoli International Publications. Rizzoli. Used book in Good Condition. In the maverick soul, miv watts opens the doors to twenty-five authentic bohemian homes, occupied by some of the world's most inspirational free spirits. From artists and musicians, to writers, this is a collection of people who have the courage to live life on their own terms, stylists, farmers and more, actors, and are comfortable in their own skin.
From paris to london, wendy whiteley, simon finch, subjects include Marianne Faithfull, Griffin Dunne, Sydney to New York and various other places across the globe, Linda Rodin and more. No one person is a reproduction of another; each of us is unique, shaped by the diversities of our own individual layers, and this book is a celebration of just that.
American OriginalsVendome Press #ad - American originals is sure to be an essential source of inspiration not only for interior design but also for ways of living authentically and creatively in the modern world. Who are the american originals? they are photographer William Abranowicz’s pantheon of extraordinary subjects—painters, tastemakers, politicians, rock stars, poets, designers, performers—for whom the home represents the ultimate canvas of self-expression.
American Originals #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The text recounts Abranowicz’s personal interactions with his subjects and their homes. In every one of the more than 250 photographs, most never before published, producing stunning, form, Abranowicz’s classical sensibility for light, and composition mingles with his innate curiosity and sense of humor, unconventional portraits of these living spaces and workplaces.
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Junk Beautiful: She Sheds: Hundreds of Inspired Ideas for Your Backyard RetreatTaunton Press #ad - And they're doing it in their own backyards by turning spaces usually reserved for old tools and greasy car parts into refined relaxation. Rizzoli International Publications. Rizzoli. Used book in Good Condition. She sheds are coming to a house near you. Re-using and re-inventing castoffs as home furnishings and accessories create uniquely personal spaces ―the hallmark of She Sheds.
Shed rehab will include indoor and outdoor projects that run from light construction to accessory projects and simple hacks. She sheds on the east coast greater philadelphia, Midwest greater Minneapolis, South Texas, and West Coast central California will allow for regional design flavor. Hardie Grant Books.
Junk Beautiful: She Sheds: Hundreds of Inspired Ideas for Your Backyard Retreat #ad - Featured she sheds will largely be small wooden structures, but could also take the shape of a dolled-up camper, tree house, vintage horse trailer, or other unique space. In junk beautiful: she sheds, founder of junkstyle and author of the Junk Beautiful brand of books, best-selling author and Queen of Junk Sue Whitney, will introduce the "rustoration" philosophy to 15 she sheds from across the country.
The beauty of the she Shed is that it can take whatever form best suits your tastes. Across the country, ladies are carving out a special place for themselves, one free from stress and concern. Move over, Man Caves.
Garden JunkStudio #ad - Rizzoli International Publications. Hardie Grant Books. Carter's advice on what to do with a corroded tool is useful; consult her list of junk shops quickly, before the owners decide they're hawking antiques. Used book in Good Condition. Rizzoli.
American JunkStudio #ad - Hardie Grant Books. Rizzoli International Publications. A guide to decorating the home using objects acquired at flea markets, a listing of auction houses, and tips on bargaining, cleaning, prices, and garage sales features before-and-after photographs, auctions, and camouflage. Rizzoli. Used book in Good Condition.
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Big City JunkClarkson Potter #ad - Rizzoli International Publications. For everyone who can see the decorative possibilities of cast-off ofﬁce supplies, Carter offers advice on where to ﬁnd the best items, and city souvenirs, what you should pay, hotel dishes, deco furniture, how to think like an urban forager, and how to display your ﬁnds in true junk style.
For city dwellers and their visiting country cousins alike, Big City Junk proves that America’s urban streets can be fertile ground indeed for decorators and bargain hunters. Used book in Good Condition. Collecting “junk” is hotter than ever, with Big City Junk, Now, the undisputed Queen of Junk explores exciting junking opportunities within city limits.
Big City Junk #ad - In chapters such as “tie-died and gone to heaven, ” “fiﬁs on fifth, ” and “Storage House Rules, ” Carter celebrates all the stuff that imaginatively challenged people deem to be junk but that can look like found treasure if given a good home—like yours. Used book in Good Condition. Rizzoli.
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