In I Brake for Yard Sales: And Flea Markets, Thrift Shops, Auctions, and the Occasional Dumpster, Good Morning America host and mom Lara Spencer shares tips on turning castoffs into heirloom-worthy decor.
Double Feature: If you see two of something – like lamps or vases, buy both. They lend balance and symmetry to a room.
Art Smarts: Snag cheap frames for posters and prints by having their dimensions and a tape measure handy.
Shine On: Old mirrors are a steal at garage sales and thrift stores. Pick one up to add light and instant glamour to any space.
Divide and Conquer: Encourage your children to look for small knickknacks while you hunt for bigger pieces.
Courtesy of Family Circle Magazine