Flip Tip: Picture Frames

Lara Spencer shares tips on reframing artwork using flea market frames.
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On Set With Lara Spencer

Our friends at DIY Network spent the day thrifting with Lara at The Elephant's Trunk Flea Market. 

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Lara Spencer

Lara Spencer is co-host of Good Morning AmericaNew York Times bestselling author of I Brake for Yard Sales and Flea Market Fabulous and the creator, executive producer and host of Flea Market Flip. 

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About The Show

Flea markets are filled with hidden treasures, you just have to know where to look. In Flea Market Flip, two teams go head to head to see who can make the most money transforming unexpected diamonds in the rough into high dollar gems. Each team is given $500 along with a list of items they need to find and buy in one hour. Then they are given one day to transform and one day to sell their refurbished items. The team that makes the most net profit wins $5,000.
Season 4, Episode 4

Happy Flipping Anniversary!

Hipster pals, Jonathan and Elise take on experienced Upcyclers, husband and wife, John and Sarah. Armed with $500 and a Flip List of three projects: Stylish Storage, Modern Americana, and Mixed Textures, each team searches the aisles of Stormville Airport Antique Show and Flea Market in Upstate New York for the best deals. The teams bring their remodel plans into the workshop and get to work on their transformations. But Jonathan and Elise don't think their opponents' pieces will resonate with flea market shoppers. Will their prediction come true, or will John and Sarah's wedding anniversary bring them good luck at New York's Long Island City Flea? The team that makes the most profit on their pieces wins $5000. Hosted by Designer/Flea Market ace and Good Morning America Anchor, Lara Spencer.

Sunday
Jul 12
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Flea Market Flip

Flea Markets are gold mines for interior designers and do-it-yourselfers! All you need is a little cash, a good eye, and imagination. Flea Market Flip puts two teams to the test--challenging them to find diamonds in the rough to rescue, recycle, and re-invent into decorating gems and resold for a profit. Hosted by Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer, a flea market fanatic, the teams are given 500 dollars and a limited time to hunt for pieces with potential and haggle for the lowest prices. Once purchased they'll head to the workshop to rebuild, refurbish or completely re-invent their finds, in hopes of creating treasures that will bring them a bigger profit. Then it's off to the next flea market, where the buyers are now sellers, trying to flip their finds in this winner take all competition. Whichever team makes more money with their re-imagined design pieces wins a cash prize.

Sunday
Dec 20
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Prohibition and Pop Stars

College friends Merry and Jessica square off against New York artisans Chuck and Suzanne. With only one hour and a $500 budget the teams race through the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut. They'll be hunting and haggling for design projects that feature upholstery, stylish storage, and inspirational design. Then with no time to waste the teams hit the workshop. Merry and Jessica go for a prohibition theme while Chuck and Suzanne create tribute pieces to the 80s. Which era will resonate with buyers at New York's Brooklyn Flea… Will it be 80s nostalgia or speakeasy chic? The team that makes the most net profit goes home $5,000 richer. Hosted by Designer/Flea Market addict and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Saturday
Jul 23
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 7, Episode 2

Battle of the Olympians

It's a match up of Olympic proportions as two-time figure skating medalist Nancy Kerrigan and her son, Matthew, take on Judo gold-medalist Kayla Harrison and her grandmother, Rachel. The games begin at Brimfield Antique Show and Flea Market in Brimfield, Massachusetts. The teams each have $500 and just one hour to find three projects to transform from our Flip List: Balanced Design, Kicking It, Cutting Edge Design.

Monday
Aug 29
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 4

Family Flippers

Family pride is on the line when mother-daughter flippers Leigh and Katey go toe-to-toe against father-son duo Max and Chris. It's bonding time when the teams hit the aisles at Stormville Airport Antique Show and Flea Market in Upstate New York. Each team has one hour and $500 to find three projects from the Flip List: Durable Design, Dine In and Contrast Design. Next, the teams bring their makeover plans into the workshop, where they have one day to complete their transformations. Mom and Dad take charge of their team's projects, but will their parental advice pay off when it's time to flip at Long Island City Flea Market?

Sunday
Oct 2
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 6

Sibling Showdown

Stylish siblings Marc and Dion bring their design expertise against brother-and-sister duo David and Susan. The sibling showdown starts at Stormville Airport Antique Show and Flea Market in Upstate New York where the teams have $500 and one hour to find three projects from the Flip List: Sets and Pairs, Twisted Traditional, and Elemental. In the workshop, Marc and Dion turn a pair of car jacks into matching end tables while David and Susan rebuild a vintage portable picnic set. Marc and Dion were big spenders at Stormville, will their expensive taste get the better of them, or will it help them to make big profits a Long Island City Flea?

Friday
Dec 23
11pm | 10c
Season 5, Episode 4

Family Flippers

Family pride is on the line when mother-daughter flippers Leigh and Katey go toe-to-toe against father-son duo Max and Chris. It's bonding time when the teams hit the aisles at Stormville Airport Antique Show and Flea Market in Upstate New York. Each team has one hour and $500 to find three projects from the Flip List: Durable Design, Dine In and Contrast Design. Next, the teams bring their makeover plans into the workshop, where they have one day to complete their transformations. Mom and Dad take charge of their team's projects, but will their parental advice pay off when it's time to flip at Long Island City Flea Market?

Friday
Dec 30
8pm | 7c
Season 7, Episode 10

Couples that Flip Together

Flipping newlyweds, Amy and Henric are facing off against, Seven and Sarah, a confident husband and wife team. The game begins at Brimfield Antique Show and Flea Market in Brimfield, Massachusetts. With a $500 budget and only one hour to find three projects from the Flip List : Sets and pairs, Twisted traditional, and a Metallics project. Next, it's time to fix up and transform their flea market finds in just one day in our workshop. Amy and Henric hope to reimagine a croquet set into a modern light fixture, update a rustic factory cart, and use two vintage barrels to create a pair of side tables. Seven and Sarah waste no time putting their spin on their pieces: they transform a pair of fire extinguishers into a set of high-end lamps, give new life to two industrial fixtures, and put a metallic twist on a pair of mid-century tables.

Sunday
Feb 5
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 6, Episode 11

Clash of the Couples

New York flippers Amanda and Nick go toe-to-toe against Christina and Billy, two designing sweethearts from New Jersey. Armed with $500 each and just one hour to shop, the teams make their way down the aisles of the Brimfield Antique Show in Brimfield, Massachusetts. They'll need to find three items to transform for our Flip List: Accent Design, Metallics, and Restoration Remix. The battle continues in the workshop where the couples have just one day to flip their pieces. Whoever makes the most profit at Long Island City Flea will take home $5,000.

Saturday
Mar 4
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

The Balloon of Doom

Sassy best friends April and Jenn battle it out with married couple Mark and Veronica. Each team gets $500 and only one hour to shop at Southern California's Long Beach Antique Market for pieces to fix-up and flip. Their Flip List projects include: Lighting, Double-Duty and Inspirational Design. After landing some deals at the flea market, both teams get to work, in the hopes of bringing their big ideas to life. Things don't go entirely as planned for one team whose plans include some doilies and papier-mâché! Will their setback set them back when it comes time to sell? Hopefully not, because the team that makes the biggest profit wins $5,000. Hosted by Designer/Flea Market maven and Good Morning America Co-Anchor Lara Spencer.

Monday
Mar 20
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 6, Episode 12

A Mother/Daughter design team take on Salvage Soulmates

Married pickers Alanna and Mark, go head to head against experienced mother and daughter duo Sannie and Mackenzie. Equipped with $500 and a Flip List of three projects, which include: Seating, Deconstructed Design, and Farmhouse Chic, the teams get to work hunting down bargains at Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut. Next, the teams bring their plans to the workshop where they have just one day to transform their items. The team that makes the most profit will take home $5,000.

Sunday
Nov 26
1pm | 12c
Season 8, Episode 7

Everyone's a Twinner!

Identical twins Kathleen and Casey are 'in it to twin it' as they go up against brothers-in-law Alec and Ante. The feud between the teams kicks off at Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut. With just $500 and one hour to shop, the teams hunt for projects from the Flip List, then it's off to the workshop where the teams have one day to transform their flea market finds into profitable pieces. Kathleen and Casey plan to double their fun by giving a vanity table a stylish upgrade, while Alec and Ante plan to bring some industrial light fixtures back to life. When it's all said and done, it's time to put their projects to the test with buyers at Long Island City Flea. The teams hope their customers aren't seeing double, because whoever makes the most profit goes home with $5000.

Sunday
Dec 3
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 6, Episode 12

A Mother/Daughter design team take on Salvage Soulmates

Married pickers Alanna and Mark, go head to head against experienced mother and daughter duo Sannie and Mackenzie. Equipped with $500 and a Flip List of three projects, which include: Seating, Deconstructed Design, and Farmhouse Chic, the teams get to work hunting down bargains at Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut. Next, the teams bring their plans to the workshop where they have just one day to transform their items. The team that makes the most profit will take home $5,000.

Friday
Apr 20
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 11, Episode 10

Flipsters vs. Creative Cousins

A pair of flipsters goes head-to-head with creative cousins in the ultimate flipping battle! Each team is given $500 and one hour to shop the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, for items from the Flip List including a Rewrapped Project, Sustainable Design and a Mash-Up. The clash continues at the workshop where the teams have just one day to upcycle their pieces. When they emerge, the teams bring their items including a bar cart created from a wooden crate and metal shelf, an antique trunk turned into seating with storage and more. When the teams set up at the Grand Bazaar NYC, the duo that profits the most from their flips will take home $5,000.

Sunday
May 20
6pm | 5c
Season 11, Episode 11

Trash-Talking Family Flip

Husband-and-wife pickers face off against her parents in a flea market family feud! The battle begins at Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, where each team gets one hour and $500 to find items for projects that include Hollywood Regency, a Workspace project and a Wild Card. The teams then hit their workshops where they only have one day to transform their pieces. When the teams emerge, they present a variety of quality flips including a desk made from a sloped utility cart, a contemporary dresser and more. The team whose items connect best with customers at New York's Long Island City Flea will go home the winner with $5,000.

Sunday
May 20
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 11, Episode 12

A Flipping Sibling Rivalry

A pair of upcyclers takes on one's sister and her friend in a family battle at the flea market! The search for hidden design gems begins at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, where the teams have $500 and just one hour to shop for items that include Fab Fabrics, Chic Storage and Modern Moroccan. The teams then head to the workshop where they have just one day to emerge with their finished projects. Each team brings their best as they put up items that include an upcycled decorative metal grate coffee table, a bar cart made from an aquarium and a cabinet and a bookshelf with Moroccan flair. Each team hopes to flip their projects for big profit at New York's Long Island City Flea, but the team that earns the most money will go home with the $5,000 prize.

Sunday
May 20
7pm | 6c
Season 11, Episode 13

Women Take On Their Men

A mother-and-daughter team takes on their significant others in a flipping battle for $5,000. Starting at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, each team will have one hour and $500 to find items from the Flip List including Polished Imperfection, Farmhouse Chic and a House Party Project. Both teams head to their workshops and emerge with items including a barrel turned into a bar, a table made from a fire extinguisher and a saw blade, an upcycled storage trunk and more. Ultimately, it all comes down to whichever team can make the most net profit from their projects at the Grand Bazaar NYC.

Sunday
May 20
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 11, Episode 14

Double Vision Flip

Two sets of twins face off against each other in a flipping competition worth $5,000. Both teams are given $500 and one hour to shop the well-stocked Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, for items from the Flip List that includes Create a Pair, Twisted Traditional and Metallics. After spending a day in their workshops, the teams emerge with items that include a storage piece created from metal spools, a bar made from a worktable and a decorative metal grate turned into a coffee table. The battle then heads to Grand Bazaar NYC where they team that profits the most from their projects will walk away with the prize.

Sunday
May 20
8pm | 7c
Season 8, Episode 1

The Chicken Coop Showdown

Sweet-talking duo Samantha and Nyesha square off against childhood best friends Lindsey and Frank at Stormville Airport Antique Show and Flea Market in upstate New York. With $500 in their pockets, the teams have just one hour to find the projects from our Flip List: Balanced Design, Chic Storage and Funk-tional. Next, it's off to the workshop where the teams have one day to transform their finds into profitable pieces. Nyesha and Samantha bring their Afro-centric style to the workshop but Lindsey and Frank are confident their pieces will catch more buyers' eyes. Which team's designs will make the most profit and send them home with the $5,000 prize?

Sunday
May 20
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 2

For the Love of Flipping

Lovebird flippers Marco and Ali are ready to get their hands dirty against honey-do flippers Cara and Mike. The competition heats up at Stormville Airport Antique Show and Flea Market in upstate New York. The teams each have $500 and just one hour to find three projects to transform from our Flip List: Elegant Industrial, Built-In Design, and a Mix-ology Project. Cara brings her love of faux fur to the workshop while Marco and Ali work to convert a few metal pieces. Which team's creations will catch buyers' eyes and net the most profit, sending them home with the $5,000 prize?

Sunday
May 20
9pm | 8c
Season 8, Episode 3

The Battle of the Islanders

Caribbean amigos Gabriel and Marco face off against Long Island artists Karen and Jennifer. The competition heats up as the teams search for treasures at Stormville Airport Antique Show and Flea Market in upstate New York. Each team gets $500 and just one hour to find three projects from our Flip List: Convertible Design, Rewrapped and Ombre Design. Back at the workshop, Gabriel and Marco get the fiesta started as they deconstruct a vanity into a pair of bright nightstands, and Karen and Jennifer transform a dated TV cabinet into a chic bar. The team that makes the most profit at the flea market will take home the $5,000 prize.

Sunday
May 20
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 8, Episode 4

The Flea Market Blues

Sassy shoppers Candy and Courtney are fired up to compete against harmonica-wielding duo Joe and Bob. The competition hits a high note as these teams race down the aisles of Stormville Airport Antique Show and Flea Market in upstate New York. They'll have $500 and only one hour to find three items from our Flip List: Twisted Traditional, a Workspace Project and One-of-a-Kind Design. Next, it's off to the workshop where the teams have just one day to flip their projects into pitch-perfect pieces. From Joe and Bob's boomerang table turned bistro set to Courtney and Candy's retro radio cabinet turned glam bar, which team's pieces will be in harmony with buyers when it's time to sell at Long Island City Flea? Whichever team makes the most profit will drive home with $5,000 and the loser will be left to sing the blues.

Sunday
May 20
10pm | 9c
Season 8, Episode 5

Battle of the Broadway Stars

It's the battle of Broadway as four renowned musical performers hit the ground running at Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut, where they have one hour and $500 to find three projects from the Flip List. With their purchases from the flea market in hand, the teams two-step their way to the Workshop where they have one day to transform their finds into three items that reflect a Period Piece, Spotlight on Design and Improvised Design. Next, the teams head off-Broadway to New York City's Green Flea, where they will set the stage to sell their reimagined pieces. Before the final curtain falls, both teams hope to bring in the big bucks, because the team that makes the most profit wins Broadway bragging rights and gets $5,000 donated in their names to Broadway Cares, Equity Fights Aids.

Sunday
May 20
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 8, Episode 6

Rainy Day Flipping

Rain won't slow down confident husband-and-wife team, Adrienne and Anthony, as they take on father-daughter duo, Jeff and Alex. The teams are armed with umbrellas, $500, and only one hour to take Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut, by storm. They race to find projects from the Flip List, then head into the workshop where they have one day to complete their transformations. Jeff and Alex plan to transform a wooden card catalogue into a side table, while Adrienne and Anthony put the pedal to the metal as they repurpose motorcycle fenders into a new coffee table. Both teams hope their transformed items connect with buyers at Long Island City Flea, because whoever makes the most profit takes home $5000.

Sunday
May 20
11pm | 10c
Season 8, Episode 7

Everyone's a Twinner!

Identical twins Kathleen and Casey are 'in it to twin it' as they go up against brothers-in-law Alec and Ante. The feud between the teams kicks off at Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut. With just $500 and one hour to shop, the teams hunt for projects from the Flip List, then it's off to the workshop where the teams have one day to transform their flea market finds into profitable pieces. Kathleen and Casey plan to double their fun by giving a vanity table a stylish upgrade, while Alec and Ante plan to bring some industrial light fixtures back to life. When it's all said and done, it's time to put their projects to the test with buyers at Long Island City Flea. The teams hope their customers aren't seeing double, because whoever makes the most profit goes home with $5000.

Sunday
May 20
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 11, Episode 14

Double Vision Flip

Two sets of twins face off against each other in a flipping competition worth $5,000. Both teams are given $500 and one hour to shop the well-stocked Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, for items from the Flip List that includes Create a Pair, Twisted Traditional and Metallics. After spending a day in their workshops, the teams emerge with items that include a storage piece created from metal spools, a bar made from a worktable and a decorative metal grate turned into a coffee table. The battle then heads to Grand Bazaar NYC where they team that profits the most from their projects will walk away with the prize.

Monday
May 21
12am | 11c

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