Get the Junk Gypsies Look

While Junk Gypsies Jolie and Amie Sikes clearly possess style and talent well above the norm, they insist many of their projects are doable by the average person. Use these 5 tips to get their look at home. By Jennifer M. Frazier

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Here, the junk-lovin' duo provides tips for salvaging, transforming and decorating with relinquished and unique finds.

Gypsy Tip: Keep an eye out for interesting finds, even if you're not sure what you might do with them.

Whether stopping to claim castoffs on the side of the road or scouring local flea markets, antique shops, garage sales and thrift stores, the Sikes siblings are always on the lookout for junk items that they later turn into creative projects. They regularly visit Lizzie Lou's, an antique store located in the heart of their Texas town, Round Top.

The sisters often come across pieces that intrigue them, such as this old gate, but don't initially know what purpose the junk will serve. In this case, the gate became a bed headboard.

Gypsy Tip: Add meaning by making it personal.

The sisters personalized the gate headboard by carving the initials of the homeowners into the wood. Adding a personal stamp, whenever possible, makes any DIY projects closer to the heart.

The Gypsies encourage decorating themes that are emblematic, such as in their parents' living room, which pays homage to the family's former life in the pizza restaurant business. It features chandeliers fashioned out of commercial cooking whisks, a juke box and drive-in sign.

Gypsy Tip: Create simple focal points with colorful and/or unique finds.

Jolie recommends filling old glass jars with colorful and unexpected items like these pool balls to easily create a focal point for a table setting.

Even the Gypsy "mascot," a pink Suburban named Large Marge, has a center of attention: a chandelier made from a silver platter and decked out with crystals.

Gypsy Tip: Don't over-think or over-work simple transformations.

The sisters insist that DIY projects don't need to be labor-intensive or over-the-top. A new coat of paint and a reupholstered seat, for example, make a rusty old chair fresh and adorable.

Mix-and-match décor is also easy to accomplish. This design includes a vintage sign from the movie The Long, Hot Summer, old Western posters, a 1960s lamp, a Mexican headboard and French gilded chairs. Amie says, "It's a hodgepodge of styles and time periods, but it works."

Gypsy Tip: Celebrate your heritage and Mother Nature.

Jolie encourages the use of natural materials, like this large animal skull, for an easy but striking design element.

Amie and Jolie use the American flag anywhere they can, like here at the Wander Inn. "We're living the American dream, so we use all-American décor and flags as much as possible."