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OMG We Bought A House! Episode 5: Be Our Guest(Room)!

Mr. Kate | Posted 04.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Joey's parents wanted to come visit and see our first house so we had to quickly get the guest room guest-ready! Watch the video above to see the entire transformation including how we spruced up a thrift store dresser in a matter of hours.

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 4: See You At The Altar!

Mr. Kate | Posted 03.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

The inset alcove or altar, as we're calling it, is just begging for a whimsical DIY project. The mantle is the first thing you see when you walk in our front door so it's the perfect place to establish the design for the overall house.

The Village Vintage, a New Concept Store in Paris

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

For the connaisseurs of the famous flea market of Paris, Les Puces de Saint-Ouen, a new space is born. Habitat, of the giant furniture store fame, has...

Bargaining At Markets Overseas, From Seth Kugel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When shopping at outdoor markets overseas, you should always bargain! Frugal Traveler columnist for The New York Times Seth Kugel told me how to get t...

Looking for High Quality, Inexpensive, Gorgeous Picture Frames? Here's an Off the Wall Idea: Head to a Flea Market

Bob Richter | Posted 09.08.2013 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

Sometimes the art or photo is still in the frame. That's when it really takes a visionary to see that frame take on a new life. The art might be bad, but the frame could be great.

Read This Before You Go To A Flea Market

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 06.28.2013 | HuffPost Home

Why you should avoid events in neighborhoods that have cupcake shops.

Easy Upcycle Project: The Drab-to-Fab Side Table (Photos)

Quia Querisma | Posted 04.30.2013 | HuffPost Home
Quia Querisma

I always felt that I lacked the vision to pluck some hidden treasure from a thrift store, Craigslist, or flea market and turn it into something amazing. Well, recently an opportunity arose that challenged me to do just that.

PHOTOS: Where The Locals Shop...

Global Yodel | Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

If a picture of a destination is worth a thousand words, then a visit to its local market is worth a million. There is perhaps no other place that en...

Did You Go Shopping This Weekend?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.22.2012 | Style

You won't believe how much we paid for these!

Antiques Appraiser Reveals Trash For Cash Secrets

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.30.2012 | Money

In the world of yard sales and antiques auctions, the thrill is in the hunt for hidden treasures. Take those old dentures from Grandpa, especially if ...

Why Is Homeland Security Cracking Down On Flea Markets?

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 04.24.2012 | Small Business

Could this be the end of the local flea market? In an effort to crack down on counterfeiting, the Department of Homeland Security has begun targeti...

The Best Way To Kick Off Flea Market Season

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Spring has sprung, and it's officially the start of flea market season! It goes without saying we're excited about this. Not only are flea markets fun...

Laura Lancaster Raises The Dead

Posted 03.21.2012 | Arts

Laura Lancaster brings dead or forgotten images back to life, reanimating them with paint. Yet the UK-based artist is not concerned merely with precis...

Flea Market Smarts

Robin S. Rosenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 01.21.2012 | San Francisco
Robin S. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Once someone has had an "out of the box" idea, the trick is bringing it to life. This takes the knowledge and ability to figure out how do so, which requires persistence and diligence.

9 Flea Market Strategies For The Rest Of Us

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Flea marketing looks so easy in magazine spreads and TV shows: You see a host waft around an organized array of tables overflowing with convenie...

Flea Market Fakes Pose Health, Terrorist Risks

AP | BETH DeFALCO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

TRENTON, N.J. — Used to be, if you wanted a knockoff handbag or fake fragrance, Lower Manhattan's Canal Street was a mecca. But with flea marke...

On Men's Thoughts About Fashion and What We Should Make of Them

Morane Barkai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Morane Barkai

The sad truth is that most men would probably think that Jimmy Choo is a noodle joint and would not know a poncho from a kimono.

Astoria Characters: The Super-Human Handyman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Sead Cerovic, aka Cera the Bull, is a big guy. His 6-foot-2 frame stands on 240 pounds of monumental muscle.

Horseshoe Craft And Flea Market This Saturday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The open-air Horseshoe Craft and Flea Market is a seasonal artistic hub with approximately 100 local vendors. There will be face painting and art boot...

Weekend Shopping Deals: The Vintage Bazaar

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Looking to snag some reasonably priced vintage wares this weekend? Head to Logan Square for some sweet deals. The Vintage Bazaar, a self-proclaimed ...

Dream Jobs To Go: Funding America's Micro Entrepreneur

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexia Parks

As the world grows "flat," as people in developing countries become better educated, as jobs become more competitive worldwide, and...as China becomes...

Flea Markets (PHOTOS): Finding Steals Around The World

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Green living can often seem like a burden, always asking you to make sacrifices. But one of the most fun ways to live green is by reducing your consum...

America's Best Flea Markets: From Brooklyn To Alameda

Budget Travel | Gigi Guerra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Some of my greatest travel memories are about exploring the local markets--digging through the goods, chatting with vendors, feeling my way through th...