Thrifty decorating tip #2: Scour flea markets for budget-friendly finds
I’m often asked where I find all the vintage and antique elements I use in my design projects. I frequently visit consignment shops, estate auctions, and vintage furniture dealers, but if time and schedule permit, I like to blitz the project at a big outdoor antique show in a single day. I start by making a list of everything we are looking for, organized by each room (with pertinent dimensions if a piece needs to be a specific size), and tick it off as I go along. The botanicals on the walls were five dollars each, and the chandelier, ceramics, accent tables, and accessories were assembled from different dealers at the same show. Talk about a worthwhile one-stop shop!