Flea Market Flip host Lara Spencer shares her tips for transforming old, everyday objects into beautiful, functional home decor.

Flea Market Flip host Lara Spencer shares her tips for transforming old, everyday objects into beautiful, functional home decor.

Lara Spencer’s 12 Dos and Don’ts for Shopping at Flea Markets

Lara Spencer’s 12 Dos and Don’ts for Shopping at Flea Markets

One of the biggest home decorating dilemmas is how to arrange home accessories, whether it be a bookcase, shelf, or tabletop. Here is a three step system that will transform your boring or cluttered spaces !

An animal trough works perfectly as a buffet table when topped with glass and given legs.

An animal trough works perfectly as a buffet table when topped with glass and given legs.

A captain's desk from a ship is converted into a shabby-chic writing desk thanks to a paint job and new drawer knobs.

A captain's desk from a ship is converted into a shabby-chic writing desk thanks to a paint job and new drawer knobs.

When it comes to a functional, organized desk, the more drawers, the better. Lara found a plain table and some old library card catalogs, combining them to create this cool, multi-drawer desk.

When it comes to a functional, organized desk, the more drawers, the better. Lara found a plain table and some old library card catalogs, combining them to create this cool, multi-drawer desk.

This locker alone would have been great for a mudroom or in the garage, but Lara went a step further by adding a seat cushion. Now, this piece serves double duty as storage and seating.

This locker alone would have been great for a mudroom or in the garage, but Lara went a step further by adding a seat cushion. Now, this piece serves double duty as storage and seating.

Just about anything you find at a flea market can instantly become a light fixture. Lara turned this jug into a lamp base and topped it with a shade she created out of old maps of Paris.  Get more tips from Lara >>

Just about anything you find at a flea market can instantly become a light fixture. Lara turned this jug into a lamp base and topped it with a shade she created out of old maps of Paris. Get more tips from Lara >>

Lara Spencer’s 12 Dos and Don’ts for Shopping at Flea Markets | MyDomaine

Lara Spencer’s 12 Dos and Don’ts for Shopping at Flea Markets

Don't be discouraged by a chair's chipped paint or torn fabric. Lara brought new life to this cane-back chair with crisp white paint and bold fabric.

Don't be discouraged by a chair's chipped paint or torn fabric. Lara brought new life to this cane-back chair with crisp white paint and bold fabric.

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