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The Salvage Sisters' guide to finding style in the street and inspiration in the attic / Kathleen Hackett & Mary Ann Young.

Hackett, Kathleen. (Author). Young, Mary Ann. (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch 747 H121s 2005 (Text) 33126012965392 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch 747 H121s 2005 (Text) 33126012064675 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 157965245X
  • ISBN: 1579652883 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 139 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Artisan, c2005.
Subject: Salvage (Waste, etc.)
Recycling (Waste, etc.)
House furnishings.
House furnishings > Recycling.
Interior decoration.

  • Baker & Taylor
    Two home design experts explain how to transform dozens of common castoffs--including a broken birdbath, a battered couch, and architectural remnants--into stylish objects for the home, offering practical and inspirational advice on how to find great objects for one's home in the trash, at garage and yard sales, and at flea markets. Simultaneous.
  • Baker & Taylor
    Two home designers explain how to transform dozens of common castoffs--including a broken birdbath and a battered couch--into stylish objects for the home, offering advice on how to find great objects for one's home.
  • Workman Press.
    Inspired by everyday objects, the Salvage Sisters rescue more than fifty common castoffs—orphaned drawers, a hobbled couch, a broken birdbath—and cleverly transform them into style statements loaded with ingenuity, wit, and humor.

    Join intrepid hunters and gatherers Kathleen Hackett and MaryAnn Young in this step-by-step illustrated guide as they travel the country—down alleyways and side streets, to flea markets and yard sales, through the local garden store and their own closets—and learn how to transform a battered curbside couch into a fabulous and functional piece of furniture; raise discarded Sunday comics into an art form; customize a cookie-cutter set of drawers into an instant heirloom.

    The Salvage Sisters show how to cleverly incorporate the tired but treasured family china, torn lampshades, and everything else tucked away in the attic into our modern life. The simplest utilitarian objects—a plant stand, some nautical rope, an old pair of jeans—are all ingeniously reinvented in these real-life sisters’ hands. Dozens of resourceful projects—ranging from a two-second slipcover or ten-minute chandelier or frumpy mirror facelift to a dapper dog sweater and soigné table skirt—plus helpful tips, alternative project ideas, and more than 125 detailed color photographs, make this a book for anyone yearning to inject beauty and whimsy into his or her life, Salvage Sister style.

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