Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes New book, Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes shows readers how to do "cottage style" by creatively using popular collectibles, antiques, odds and ends, and treasured furnishings.
News-Antique.com - Sep 14,2008 - Description:
In Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes, author C. Dianne Zweig offers readers a new twist on kitchen, home, and garden collectibles, marrying different periods and styles in a look which is vintage chic, country kitsch, and retro-romantic.
It's all about 'cottage style,' a trendy and enjoyable way to both collect and creatively use popular collectibles, antiques, odds and ends, and treasured furnishings. This 320 page book offers readers over 900 individual and vignette photographs submitted from the top collectors out there.
This fresh and exciting look at vintage cottage collectibles contains kitchenware, romantic china, pottery, French enamelware, buffets, china cabinets, tables, chairs, beds, fabric, tablecloths, chenille quilts, pillows, linens, vintage sewing projects, lighting, mirrors, frames, wallpaper, wall decor, wicker, birdcages, cottage nursery, holiday items, whimsical and flea market salvage, objets d'art, garden ornaments, tools, and other 'hot' cottage, beach, and cabin collectibles.
C Dianne Zweig (cdiannezweig.com), a.k.s "The Kitschy Collector" is also the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s which has been a best seller resource book for baby boomers as well as younger collectors. Zweig owns "Kitsch-N-Stuff " which is part of the Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford. CT. A mixed media artist, free-lance writer and psychotherapist, Zweig resides in Avon, Connecticut.