Salvage style--decorating with repurposed and vintage items
Wicker furniture, cast-iron tubs, polished marble, industrial pendant lights, and even tractor seats--has become a chic way to create unique, personal rooms. By reclaiming honest materials and collectibles, large and small, all imbued with their own history, you can infuse your home with warmth, charm, and individuality.
Let the experts at Country Living show you how to find and make the most of discarded treasures, such as old windows, barn doors, metal military desks, mailroom filing cabinets, factory lamps, and hand-forged iron hooks. Plus, the editors share best practices for bargain hunting and obtaining the most desirable cast-offs, such as antique beams and weathered barn wood. Stunning photos of every room, along with imaginative ideas from homeowners, will spark your creativity and give you an eye-opening perspective on the decorative potential of "trash."
About the Author
Country Living is the definitive guide to the country lifestyle. In addition to a subscription base of almost 1.6 million readers, Country Living is the largest-selling shelter magazine on the newsstand, with 12.6 million readers each month. Leslie Linsley is one of the country's best-known authors of crafts, decorating, architecture and interior design books. Her weekly newspaper column "At Home With Leslie Linsley" has appeared in the Nantucket Inquirer & Mirror for more than 30 years. Her weekly blog, At Home With Leslie Linsley, for the same paper, has thousands of avid fans. Her "Home Style" column appears weekly in the Key West Citizen, and her articles on internationally known interior designers have appeared in numerous publications, including Family Circle, Woman's Day, Country Living, Redbook, and Elle Decor. She has been featured on Good Morning America, Today, Oprah, QVC, HGTV, and more.