Junk Beautiful: Furniture Refreshed: 30 Clever Furniture Projects to Transform Your Home (Paperback)Sue Whitney (author)
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In today's home decor, matched furniture is out and individuality is king. Whether these pieces are coming from a flea market, vintage fair, attic, or thrift shop, transforming them into one-of-a-kind home accents takes only a little DIY creativity and attitude. In Junk Beautiful: Furniture ReFreshed, author and "Queen of Junk" Sue Whitney provides inspiration for reimagining and refashioning vintage pieces into truly unique furniture and accessories.30 projects presented here include clear, concise step-by-step instruction and photographs Requiring little to no skill to create and capable of being completed in a weekend or less, the projects are arranged based on where they will appear in the homeAn introductory section on techniques, tools, and supplies lays the groundwork for the woodworking, painting, staining, and crafting that will transform these items
A shopper's guide presents tips and advice for selecting and collecting items to incorporate into your home.
Publisher: Taunton Press Inc
Number of pages: 208
Dimensions: 254 x 203 x 11 mm
"Sue Whitney understands what people want to live with in their homes and is able to convey a freshness in decorating for junkers as well as vintage enthusiasts, antique lovers, DIYers, and collectors."--Lynne Louise Worden, Worden Select Objects
"Junk Beautiful: Furniture ReFreshed showcases Sue Whitney's uncanny ability to forge new paths and stay well ahead of the curve when it comes to innovative creations for your home."--Don Taylor Short, owner of West End Architecture and host of DIY Network's West End Salvage
"Junk Beautiful: Furniture ReFreshed not only shares Sue's innovative ideas and tried-and-true repurposing techniques but it also sparks the urge to repurpose those aging pieces and make them stand out in your home."--Dr. Lori Verderame, director of DrLoriV.com and History channel expert
"In Junk Beautiful ReFreshed, Sue Whitney, the Queen of Junk, spreads the word on the hot trend of rustoration, one project at a time."--Flea Market Decor
"Starred review. Whitney, creator of JUNKMARKET (junkmarketstyle.com), which focuses on using refurbished finds in decor, and the author of previous books on the topic, here offers 30 clever projects. Readers are introduced to tools, finishes, and safety, with great advice on how to find items for repurposing. The illustrations are excellent and instruction is spto-on. The text is peppered with tips and advice on design, project materials, and checks for a successful tranformation. Sure to be popular, this book is highly recommended."--Library Journal
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