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Creating Vintage Style: Stylish Ideas & Step-By-Step Projects

3.58 of 5 stars 3.58  ·  rating details  ·  24 ratings  ·  6 reviews
In the beautiful book Lucinda Ganderton explores the many ways in which you can use antique fabrics, collectibles, and flea-market finds to decorate every part of your home, from bedrooms to outdoor spaces. Contemporary vintage is an eclectic style that's easy to live with - and it doesn't have to cost a fortune. It means taking the best from past eras and mixing it with t ...more
Published February 15th 2006 by Ryland Peters & Small
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If I could decorate any of the rooms in my home vintage-style it would definitely be my kitchen! I absolutely adore the old cupboards, canisters, utensils, and I especially adore the aprons! My mom used to always take me antiquing with her, I suppose that's why I have a disposition for vinatage decorating. Everytime I cook or bake anything, I slip on an apron my mom bought me on one of our antiquing trips. It's hard not to smile wearing what I know used to be an old flour sack but is now a beaut ...more
There were some good ideas in this book; wouldn't mind having it on my shelf, but not enough inspiration for me to justify buying it.
Apr 06, 2010 Relyn rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: vintage lovers
Recommended to Relyn by: spotted at the library
This had some really good eye candy. It also had great tips, ideas, and some practical plans to boot. I'd buy it for sure.
Not quite as many sewing projects as I would have liked, but great ideas and photos!
Julia Atwood
Always love books on decorating...great ideas to play with...
Sep 15, 2012 Trish rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Lucinda Ganderton is a talented and highly successful writer, designer and stylist. Having studied Fine Art Textiles at Goldsmiths College, London, she then worked as a producer and art director in video and TV production. From there she turned to writing and has now written or contributed to over 20 books on crafts, interiors and textiles, including The Encyclopedia of Stitches (published by New ...more
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