Breathing new life into old household knick knacks that would otherwise be condemned to a life in the attic or the back of your wardrobe has never been so much fun. This stylish new book shows you how to transform old curios into beautiful decorative ornaments for every room in the home. Innovative ideas abound, ranging from old metal jelly mould doorstops to a chandelier embellished with old silver cutlery! The projects are easy to follow yet stunningly effective. Various craft techniques are used throughout, including embroidery, decoupage and scrap-booking, so there really is something for everyone. It is suitable for lovers of the shabby-chic look and those who have an interest in, junk-shops, antiques and heirlooms.
- Paperback | 144 pages
- 8 x 10 x 15.24mm | 566.99g
- 05 Apr 2011
- IMM Lifestyle Books
- New Holland Publishers Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
About Ellen Dyrop
Hanna Kristinsdottir (born in Iceland) moved to Norway in 1977 to study interior design. She worked as an interior designer until 1998, when she started working as a journalist. Her main areas of interest include crafts, hobbies and interior design. Ellen Dyrop has a arts degree from Oslo National Academy of Arts. She has written many books on hobbies, crafts and interior design.
Our customer reviews
This book is a great find for anyone who enjoys a shabby chic interior for their home! Has a great DIY selection including beautiful crystal-ware and cupcake candles. These are beautiful and inexpensive options to create a lovely cosy home. I definitely recommend this book for any vintage lover!show moreby Koby Campbell
What a find! This recent publication contains a veritable treasure trove of inspiring ideas demonstrating how rewarding it can be to revamp old treasures.....a must-have handbook for any Shabby Sheila!show moreby Barsha Rozenberg