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A home like Lucy and Bob McBride’s is filled with practical design ideas that you can put to use in upstyling your own home. Follow some of these collecting ideas and carve out a personal style that supports your abode’s interior architecture. These style points are a great way to look for and curate your home design at flea markets, estate sales and auctions.
Make your own personalized wall clock by teaming a vintage frame with an old clock face. Clock parts and hands are available at craft stores. Lucy uses warm country woods to blend seamlessly with the barn’s structure. Cutting boards and farm tables reinforce the theme of rustic wood throughout. Plain pitchers are simple silhouettes and look pretty holding flowers in every room of your home.
Vintage globes are popular at yard sales. Upstyle the look by creating a collection of multiple sizes displayed on a console or cupboard top.
Find vintage paintbrushes at flea markets for just a few dollars.