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Creating Vintage Style: Stylish Ideas & Step-By-Step Projects
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 March 31st 2006 by Ryland Peters & Small
(first published March 1st 2006)
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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
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 ...moreMore about Lucinda Ganderton...