As part of a series called 5 Easy Pieces, we’ll be gathering our favorite upcycled, re-purposed, vintage, and handmade stuff from around the web for you to buy or make yourself. So stay tuned for quick lists of 5 must-haves and get ready to wish you had thought of that.
DIY Furniture: A Step-by-Step Guide
Interested in making your own furniture from scratch and saving a few bucks? Pick up the DIY Furniture: A Step-by-Step Guide with 30 designs for storage, seating, lighting and even outdoor furniture. Find this book online at Amazon.
Vintage Furniture: Collecting & Living With Modern Design Classics
There are furniture styles iconic for every design movement in history. Bone up on key designers, tell-all details, and materials so you’re ready to scout flea markets for that prized find. Find this book (secondhand, of course) at Secondhand Books at Amazon.com.
Field Guide to American Antique Furniture
Flip through a visual guide like Field Guide to American Antique Furniture to identify vintage furniture found on Krrb. This book has over 1700 drawings in a retro feel we can’t wait to page. To get your hands on this book, visit Jdmediabooks.com.
Popular Woodworking’s Arts & Crafts Furniture
The classic Arts and Craft furniture style is now within reach. This paperback guide has 25 DIY projects for every room in your home. To get to crafting, visit New Chapter Recycling at Amazon.com.
Modern Vintage Style
Mixing flea market finds into your modern home has never been easier. Interior stylist Emily Chalmers shows readers how to balance the secondhand with the new whether it’s lighting, furniture or textiles. Visit Good For Readers at Amazon.com for your used copy.
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