Vintage Living: Creating a Beautiful Home with Treasured Objects from the Past

Drawing on his years of experience as a stylist and interior designer, express yourself, illustrating how to live stylishly with our vintage finds and collections hint: buy what you love, Richter takes us through a trove of beautiful historic homes, and don't be afraid to mix periods!. A celebration of the art of thrifting and decorating with antiques of every era, from flea markets, antique shows, and estate sales to country auctions, Vintage Living is a full-service guide to treasure hunting, yard sales and the on-line marketplace.

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.

. 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.


A Very Vintage Christmas: Holiday Collecting, Decorating and Celebrating

The book helps the everyday collector and enthusiast to build their own collection and offers tips on how to make the most of what they’ve got. Coupled with beautiful photographs, tips on collecting, and secret shopping haunts, A Very Vintage Christmas offers a 360-degree look at holiday décor in America and gives suggestions on how to make vintage finds work for today’s audience.

In fact, finding these objects, decorating with them and sharing them with others brings an instant feeling of comfort and joy. A very vintage christmas embodies the nostalgia and sentimentality associated with the holiday season. Globe Pequot Pr. Vintage ornaments, decorations, lights, cards and wrapping all conjure up happy memories of Christmases past and serve as tangible mementos of holidays shared with family and friends.

While each chapter of a very vintage christmas is unique, and the interest in their history, there is a common thread that runs through them all: the love of beautiful holiday decorations, value, and preservation.

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

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. Inspiring and liberating, the joy of Junk shows how we can integrate our passions and histories to live creatively and happily with the special and quirky objects that give our homes soul.

Best-selling author mary Randolph Carter is back at it with a full-throated celebration of junk and thrifting. Along the way, bunny williams, carter interviews other designers and high-profile collectors--such as Lisa Eisner, and Mike Wolfe from "American Pickers, " among others--revealing their favorite treasure hunts and showing us how they live with their collections.

Globe Pequot Pr. The joy of junk shows us how to live stylishly and creatively with the personally meaningful objects we love to collect for our homes. From the author who taught us that "junk" in not a four-letter word, shops, estate sales, Carter highlights her favorite junking moments, on the web, and drawing on her years of experience as a passionate thrifter and collector, revels in the thrill of the hunt and imparts many personal tips for finding treasures in flea markets, yard sales, or wherever you may find yourself.


Global Bohemian: How to satisfy your wanderlust at home

Globe Pequot Pr. Fifi o’neill shows you how to combine originality, authentic, whimsy, creative energy, and a love of travel to create adventurous, and enchanting interiors. Find inspiration for making your home truly unique by mixing pieces with traditional style alongside finds from your travels. In global bohemian, fifi o’neill shows how you can bring gypset style into your home, fusing the colorful, eccentric style of bohemian living with inspirations from far-flung places.

Why settle for one style when you can indulge your love of several? Whether exuberant or subtle, eclectic or sophisticated, bohemian style welcomes a freethinking approach to decorating. Whether you want to transform understated spaces by adding intriguing nomadic elements, or hints of glamour, Global Bohemian offers ample and affordable decorative options and celebrates self-expression, inspiration, passion, incorporating tropical and beach motifs, and personal flair.


The Maverick Soul: Portraits of the Lives & Homes of Eccentric, Eclectic & Free-Spirited Bohemians

Hardie Grant Books. 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. Globe Pequot Pr. From artists and musicians, this is a collection of people who have the courage to live life on their own terms, stylists, to writers, farmers and more, actors, and are comfortable in their own skin.

From paris to london, griffin dunne, sydney to new York and various other places across the globe, subjects include Marianne Faithfull, Wendy Whiteley, Simon Finch, 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.


Country Farmhouse

The simple elegance of farmhouse charm is the combination of comfort and timeless character. Each home is filled with styles ranging from vintage to industrial farmhouse, featuring rustic siding, calming paint tones, and plenty of natural light. From rural cabin escapes to farmhouse style in the city, Country Farmhouse is the inspiration you need to create the rustic holiday haven of your dreams.

Whether a new pastoral build that honors the past or a weathered weekend getaway, homes that hold a reverence for reimagined historic finds fill every page. Globe Pequot Pr. Featuring charming collections, and chic renovations, outdoor living spaces, this timeless coffee table book packs style ideas that welcome a spirit of hospitality and gracious country living.

Hardie Grant Books. Grab a tall glass of lemonade and find a comfy spot on the porch as you read through our collection of unique interior design stories full of the cozy charm we know and love.

Country Living Shades of White: How to Use the Classic Color in Your Home

Chapters include: why white, country combos, rustic white, antique White, Modern White, Traditional White, Getting White Right, The Bucket List: 25 No-Fail Paint Colors Globe Pequot Pr. Hardie Grant Books. Get white right! country living offers a fresh new view on classic white, with its many variations and ability to transform any room.

White is the ultimate color in country-style decorating—so of course country Living has the ultimate take on white! Organized by design style rustic, antique, traditional, and modern, the book’s inviting images help you choose the right shade of white for any room—from delicate dove greys to tints with a pearly sheen and more.

. Plus, do-it-yourself tips like “paint it!” “collect it!” and “Craft it!” encourage readers to add homespun charm to their homes with easy mini makeovers or weekend projects. Whether you’re on the hunt for just the right shade for your décor, or a white that holds its own in classic color combos like red and white, and black and white, blue and white, a new way to warm up a blank wall, a sturdy shade that can stand up to a busy family, Country Living provides the inspiration you need.

Bright idea” tips throughout showcase design elements like beadboard cabinets, and even pops of color, stone sinks, and explain how each works to drive the overall neutral décor.

Little Farmstead Living: Creating a Country Life Just Past the City Limits

. For well-known instagram influencer @littlefarmstead and lifestyle blogger Julie Thomas, family and friends are at the center of it all. A home tells a story; it should be a celebration of the family that resides there. Hardie Grant Books. Whether you're smack in the city, or living life in the suburbs, out in the country, you can begin creating the home of your dreams .

Globe Pequot Pr. Through stories of transforming a fixer-upper into a charming farmhouse for her loved ones to enjoy, joy, Julie reveals dozens of simple ways that anyone can bring warmth, and meaning to their everyday homes. From farmhouse gatherings to seasonal decorating--plus a chapter on making Christmas magic--this beautiful and practical hardcover volume is one to turn to again and again.

In the space you live in now.

Creative Living: Bohemian Interiors Around the World

Lea is an incredible storyteller with a deep understanding of the creative spirit. The homes of more than 20 international style icons and tastemakers are profiled across italy, France, America, and Australia—from the studio and archives of Barnaba Fornasetti and the New Orleans home of Anthropologie artist and designer Rebecca Rebouche to the home of Bella Meyer, Marc Chagall’s granddaughter and one of New York City’s most popular floral designers.

Creative living sidesteps the world of carefully constructed interior design images, instead diving into the liberated and nonconformist atmosphere of offbeat beauty and artistic delights. Tracing the journey from unusual childhoods to bohemian, adult worlds, often unorthodox, each profile reveals the twists of fate that have allowed each person to realize their full creative potential in the spaces they live and work in.

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Bibliostyle: How We Live at Home with Books

A visual delight and an inspiration for every bibliophile with a growing home library, this dream-and-drool design book features some of the most jaw-dropping book collections of homeowners around the world. Interior designer nina freudenberger, including larry mcmurtry, and Architectural Digest photographer Shade Degges give readers a peek at the private libraries and bookshelves of passionate readers all over the world, New Yorker writer Sadie Stein, Silvia Whitman of Shakespeare and Co.

Gay and nan Talese, and Emma Straub. Throughout, gorgeous photographs of rooms with rare collections, floor-to-ceiling shelves, and stacks upon stacks of books inspire readers to live better with their own collections. Praise for bibliostyle“featuring enviable private libraries and packed floor-to-ceiling shelves, this beautiful volume makes a compelling case for books as décor.

New york “freudenberger spotlights the splendid, enviable personal libraries of literary figures whose owners obviously care about their book collections and have actually read them, too. The boston globe“this is a coffee table book that makes you think as well as admire and desire. Sydney herald “offers a look into the fabulous homes of book lovers the world over, showcasing how their interior design is built around the tomes they love most.

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New Americana: Interior Décor with an Artful Blend of Old and New

Globe Pequot Pr. Hardie Grant Books. Her style captures the great american spirit in the design of spaces that are hardworking, resourceful, practical, honest, and that convey an appreciation for the simple beauty in everyday life. Ryann ford is an architecture and interiors photographer based in Austin, Texas.

. Holly kuhn’s signature style combines patina finishes, classic home furnishings, leather, and personal collections with ease and sophistication. Holly kuhn is the founder of old glory Style, Colorado, and Round Top, a home furnishings and antiques retailer with locations in Denver, Texas. Spirited interior décor inspired by a love of old, a quest for authenticity, and the artful blending of old with new.