17 New Uses for Small Flea Market Collectibles

Breath new life into these common budget-friendly vintage items with these clever and creative ideas.

Style a Colorful Vintage-style Birthday Party!

A children's birthday party is a great excuse to bring out all your bright colors! With happy rainbow colors, classic patterns and a few vintage touches, this party will sure to be a memorable one. By Lidy Baars Photography by Mark Mendez

House Tour: Feminine Beach Cottage

In 2003, when fabric and accessories designer Kerry Cassill was searching for a home, she wanted the ideal place to raise her then 1-year-old daughter, Dean. Located a short walk from the beach, in Laguna Beach, California, her two-story cottage home provided the relaxing and idyllic environment for the single mother to raise her baby. However, as a veteran designer of a line of colorful and eclectic products, Kerry immediately knew that the home’s dated look and confining layout would need to be revamped using her signature style.

House Tour: 1923 Craftsman Bungalow

Sometimes you have to dig deep to find out whether a homeowner’s personality and passions have influenced their design choices. However, that’s not the case with Dave and Lora Royster. Their creativity and pursuits are on display in their home for all to see. And their carefree attitude toward decorating is refreshing and offers lessons everyone can benefit from.

Tips and Tricks

Try these helpful hints for quick and easy fixes around the house. By Jickie Torres

Have a Wicked Halloween Party

Written by Jickie Torres Photography by Bret Gum