Garage Sale AmericaBook - 2007 | 1st ed
A cultural examination of the garage sale by a "lifestyle expert" reveals how to incorporate affordable and stylish decorative items into a home, sharing stories about garage-sale sellers and buyers with tips on how to negotiate for good bargains.
Garage Sale, Yard Sale, Tag Sale, Rummage Sale, Estate Sale, Barn Sale... they all mean one thing––BARGAINS––and America loves them. It's estimated that on any given Saturday, hundreds of thousands nationwide attend garage sales and flea markets to pick through other people's stuff.
Garage Sale America explores this cultural phenomenon of grass roots retailing, showcasing the people, places, and things of this modern– day gold rush, and reveals to readers the secrets to incorporating cheap but chic decorating into their lives. It's filled with funny and poignant stories of buyers and sellers, as well as a wealth of detailed photographs pf sales across America. Pull quotes, sidebars filled with anecdotes and fun facts, tips on bargaining and decorating tips make this an instant American treasure.
A cultural examination of the garage sale by the "lifestyle expert" co-author of Use What You've Got reveals how to incorporate affordable and stylish decorative items into a home, sharing whimsical and uplifting stories about garage-sale sellers and buyers while sharing tips on how to negotiate for good bargains. Original.