ABRAMS PUBLISHING-I Brake For Yard Sales. At the end of the day, a fine antique and a thrift-store score have one thing in common: they're secondhand. This book shows how to rescue, recycle, and reinvent secondhand items and details the simple fixes that turn someone else's trash into your instant heirloom. It takes a witty and stylish approach to the often cluttered confusing world of thrift shops, yard sales, auctions, and flea markets helping you zone in on diamonds in the rough and polish them to gems. Whether you are a seasoned stylista or a newbie on the interior design scene, I Brake For Yard Sales will help you create your dream space for next to nothing. It is blue-blood style on a blue-collar budget. Author: Lara Spencer. Softcover, 176 pages. Published 2011. Made in USA.