I Brake for Yard Sales: High Style - Low Budget


      I Brake for Yard Sales: High Style - Low Budget
Good Morning America correspondent Lara Spencer is a self confessed frugalista with a passion for shopping at yard sales, thrift shops, and estate sales, and for decorating her home and friends homes with her fabulous finds In I Brake for Yard Sales, Lara shares her secrets for bargain hunting and tells you where to shop, what to look for, how to pay for it, how to restore it, and finally, where to put it in your house Looking for the newest arrivals at your local thrift shops After busy Saturdays and no pick up Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays are generally the best days to shop for fresh items Peppered with wisdom from world renowned appraisers whom Lara knows from her previous work on Antiques Roadshow as well as contributions from well known designers, this book also features the house of comedienne and good friend Kathy Griffin, which Spencer herself refurbished and decorated. Free Download I Brake for Yard Sales: High Style - Low Budget [ author ] Lara Spencer [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Lara Christine Von Seelen known professionally as Lara Spencer born June 19, 1969 is an American television journalist She is best known for being the co anchor for ABC s Good Morning America She is also a correspondent for Nightline and ABC News Previously, she was the host of the syndicated entertainment newsmagazine The Insider from 2004 to 2011, and was a regular contributor to CBS s The Early Show Before then, she was the national correspondent for Good Morning America and spent several years as a lifestyle reporter for WABC TV She also hosted Antiques Roadshow on PBS for the 2004 and 2005 seasons, and Antiques Roadshow FYI, a spin off of Antiques Roadshow, during 2005 She hosts the show Flea Market Flip on both HGTV and the Great American Country channel.

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      I Brake for Yard Sales: High Style - Low Budget
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  • Paperback
  • 176 pages
  • I Brake for Yard Sales: High Style - Low Budget
  • Lara Spencer
  • 04 March 2018
  • 1584799226

10 thoughts on “ I Brake for Yard Sales: High Style - Low Budget

  1. says:

    I m a fan of Lara Spencer, so when I saw this at the library I quickly snatched it up TV Lara, the one that appears on Good Morning America and Flea Market Flip, is a down to earth funny girl, but in this book she comes off as a little pretentious Pretentious is not a term you would think of when a person is shopping at flea markets, auctions, garage sales, etc However, Lara uses the term blue blood ad nauseum, admits to having electricians, painters and upholstery people and shows pictures I m a fan of Lara Spencer, so when I saw this at the library I quickly snatched it up TV Lara, the one that appears on Good Morning America and Flea Market Flip, is a down to earth funny girl, but in this book she comes off as a little pretentious Pretentious is not a term you would think of when a person is shopping at flea markets, auctions, garage sales, etc However, Lara uses the term blue blood ad nauseum, admits to having electricians, painters and upholstery people and shows pictures and interviews of her designer friends This just proves that this book is not for the average person I like the whole concept of recycling, reusing ...

  2. says:

    Like Lara Spencer, co anchor for Good Morning America and closeted antique dealer slash interior designer, I too brake for yard sales There is a thrill that comes with the unknown that garage sales, flea markets, and thrift shops present you never know, on any given day, what might be waiting there for you to claim as your own One gal s trash is another s treasure and all that jazz.But that s where the resemblance ends Unlike real people who bargain shop because they cannot afford retail, Sp Like Lara Spencer, co anchor for Good Morning America and closeted antique dealer slash interior designer, I too brake for yard sales There is a thrill that comes w...

  3. says:

    The problem with books like this is the title is misleading Yes, there are many amazing finds in this book that you wouldn t believe she upcycled from yard sale finds However, there s also the uber expensive items she purchases from estate sales, etc, that people who do not have a Good Morning America funded budget could not possibly afford to buy I mean, a 50 lamp shaped like a crab That s great for someone with a fat paycheck to waste space and money on But how about the people who actua The problem with books like this is the title is misleading Yes, there are many amazing finds in this book that you wouldn t believe she upcycled from yard sale ...

  4. says:

    Maybe I ve fallen too far down my socialist anarchist rabbit hole to exist in the real world any but any excitement I had about the cute title and bright pictures of this book faded by the time I saw the term blue blood bandied around for about the fortieth time by page 10 Like this woman is beyond proud of trying to garner the image of an aristocratic old money family, and I m just not down with it there s a difference between loving an old world style and wanting to emulate a class of Maybe I ve fallen too far down my socialist anarchist rabbit hole to exist in the real world any but any excitement I had about the cute title and bright pictures of this book faded by the time I saw the term blue blood bandied around for about the fortieth time by page 10 Like this woman is beyond proud of trying to garner the image of an aristocratic old money family, and I m just not down with it there s a difference between loving an old world style and wanting to emulate a class of people whose very wealth and lifestyle exists because of the blue collar workers whose cast offs she s digging through flea markets and dumpsters to find, fix up, and pretend they were theirs all along Like it s almost kind of funny if you think about it and reality doesn t depress you into an utter pancake ...

  5. says:

    Not exactly what Mackle is rapping about The topic interested me, but this book is a little misleading Finding a treasure at a yard sale or thrift shop is greatshould start hunting Lara Spencer sinto and can afford full scale refurbishing Many of her finds have been totally recreated, at great expense She has a keen eye for trends and design but I found it to be overly pretentious The book is a how to for well off design aficionados who want to find things with good bone Not exactly what Mackle is rapping about The topic interested me, but this book is a little misleading Finding...

  6. says:

    Colorful, retro trendy furniture is featured, multiple times, in different settings Photos of the author s home, plus those of two of her friends, are shown You can see the author posing at a flea mar...

  7. says:

    I really liked this book I now have a burning desire to run out and hit up all my local yard sales, flea markets and thrift shops Lara Spencer has some serious talent and incredible eye for potential treasures I have even photocopied some of the pages to bring around with me I especially appreciated her list of furniture makers to look for It is helpful to have those names handy My only suggestion would have beenhow to segments for those people who would rather reupholster their ow I really liked this book I now have a burning desire to run out and hit up all my local yard sa...

  8. says:

    I was hoping that this would be a fun book about a kindred spiritanother lover of yard sales, estate sales, repurposing, and restyling diamonds in the rough I was hoping for a spark of inspiration and instead I was just annoyed and irritated.The book just didn t do it for me and that really surprised me since you would think that I would be all over this book and it s subject matter It was unrealistictoo pretentiousand I hate to say it but condescending I was irritated with the autho I was hoping that this would be a fun book about a kindred spiritanother lover of yard sales, estate sales, repurposing, and restyling diamonds in the rough I was hoping for a spark of inspiration and instead I was just annoye...

  9. says:

    like 2.5, but i m feeling generous just not really my style or my level of effort i am much too lazy to do a lot of what she recommends.

  10. says:

    I read this assuming to get ideas for how to redo junk found at yard sales I guess that IS what it s aboutI just couldn t get past the ridiculous prices that she thought were bargains

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