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How to Make Something from Nothing
How to Make Something from Nothing
Author: Ruth Stearns Egge
An...easy-to-follow guide to the fine art of "junking". — Ruth Stearns Egge first became interested in the art of junking when she noticed a resemblance between a baroque candelabrum featured in a "decorator room" in an expensive department store and a pair of old andirons she had stored in her attic. This marked the beginning of a fascinating h...  more »
ISBN: 198964
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 224
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Publisher: Coward-McCann, Inc.
Book Type: Hardcover
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This book is so interesting, and I was a "junker" long before I even knew it!! It's from 1968, so the photos and tastes are a tad dated, but the many ideas it contains...of how to turn old pieces of lamps and furniture into exotic new very translatable today. This book has given me many ideas over the years, and because of it I find that I still look at the components of old brass lamps and stuff I see at tag sales in a whole new way. This old book is very hard to part with.
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