Flip Tip: Picture Frames

Lara Spencer shares tips on reframing artwork using flea market frames.
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Behind the Scenes

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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Meet the Host

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 9, Episode 8

Don't Mess with Texas

Two New Yorkers face off against a Texas duo in a contest to see who can attract more customers with their unique flips. The teams are tasked with projects in Mid-Century Design, Sets and Pairs, and Color Mode so they hit the workshop to see what they can do with their flea market finds. Will the New Yorkers take the win with their antique glass wine cask converted into a light fixture? Or will the team from Texas take home the prize with their one-of-a-kind bar made from vintage suitcases?

Monday
Feb 17
10am | 9c
Season 9, Episode 9

Lucky Flipping Pennies

Crafty couple Dana and Mike go up against a pair of fearless friends, Kristin and Michele, to complete three challenges from the Flip List. The teams duke it out at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut, where they have $500 and one hour to shop for items, including a vintage lamp, a metal cart and a washboard. Then the teams head to their workshops to transform their finds and present their flips at New York's Long Island City Flea, where they hope their pieces will connect with buyers and bring in the cash.

Monday
Feb 17
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 9, Episode 10

Granny Chic

Designing duo Cris and Val face off against confident DIYers Matt and Niki. The game begins at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut, where the teams have $500 and one hour to find treasures from the Flip List: Boho Modern, Sets and Pairs, and a Re-Imagine project. Next, they head to the workshop to fix up and transform their items. Cris and Val try to make 'Grandma Chic' all the rage, while Matt and Niki hope for smooth sailing. The teams then head to New York's Long Island City Flea to find their customers and hopefully collect the biggest profit.

Monday
Feb 17
11am | 10c
Season 9, Episode 11

Too Hot to Flip?

Married flippers Jon and Carol face off against flipping friends Bethany and David. Each team has $500 and just one hour to shop in the heat at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut, for items on the Flip List: Reclaimed Modern, Mix and Mash, and Old to Bold. The teams head to the workshop to transform their pieces, including an old wine press and a vintage ironing board. Finally, it's anybody's game as the teams head to New York Long Island City Flea, where whoever makes the most profit will take home $5,000.

Monday
Feb 17
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 10, Episode 1

Straight Outta Boston

A pair of stylish ladies from Boston take on a team of competitive upcyclers for $5,000. The teams fight it out at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, and at New York's Long Island City Flea.

Monday
Feb 17
12pm | 11c
Season 10, Episode 2

The 50/50 Flip

A duo of dating designers goes up against a creative couple in a furniture flip for $5,000. The feud kicks off at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, and winds down at New York's Long Island City Flea.

Monday
Feb 17
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 10, Episode 3

The Legend of Rotty Cabinet

A pair of salvage-happy sisters face off against a couple of flipping buddies for a chance to win $5,000. The teams hit the flea market to find items to transform from the Flip List including an Industrial Elegance project, High Impact and Dual Design. After a day in their workshops, the teams emerge with stylish pieces like a wooden cabinet converted into a mobile workstation and a rustic workbench repurposed as a unique bar cart. Whoever's items bring in the most money at New York's Long Island City Flea goes home with the prize.

Monday
Feb 17
1pm | 12c
Season 10, Episode 4

Coffee is for Closers

Fab friends take on a pair of dating designers in a challenge for ultimate flea market supremacy and $5,000. Armed with $500, the teams have one hour to shop for items to complete projects from the Flip List including Chic Storage, Style Merge and Mod Makeover. The teams get one day to flip their items and emerge with some fabulous designs including a dresser turned into an entertainment center and a wooden file cabinet turned into a coffee table. The winner will be decided by who profits the most when they take their flips to market.

Monday
Feb 17
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 10, Episode 5

How Handy is Mandi?

"Handy Mandi" and her Aunt Sandy are ready to take on Tyson and Heather, a flipping couple with a military background, in the ultimate flea market battle. The teams have $500 and one hour to shop for items from the Flip List, which includes Smart Design and Vintage Remix. In the workshop, Mandi and Sandy want to convert a 1950s television set into a bar and combine barstools with a mirror to create a vanity. Meanwhile, Tyson and Heather turn a pair of crates into a wine bar and use a wooden box and a chair to create a desk. Each team hopes to flip their projects for big profits at the flea market to claim the $5,000 prize.

Monday
Feb 17
2pm | 1c
Season 10, Episode 6

Ugly Ducklings Into Swans

A couple of spicy sisters are ready to throw down against a pair of married flippers for a chance to win $5,000. The battle begins when each team is given $500 and one hour to shop at a flea market for items from the Flip List including Art Deco, Drab to Fab and 2-for-1 Design. The unique creations include a mechanic's cabinet transformed into a multi-functional piece for the home and a Navy footlocker turned into a lift-top coffee table. The two teams then present their items at New York's Long Island City Flea and whoever makes the most profit goes home with the prize.

Monday
Feb 17
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 10, Episode 7

The Refoundry Flip

Two teams representing Refoundry, a nonprofit organization that helps people start their lives over by flipping furniture, face off in a competition for $5,000. Both teams are armed with $500 and one hour to shop for items to complete projects from the Flip List including Dine In, Pattern Play and Form and Funk-tion. The teams get one day to flip their items and emerge with some fabulous designs including an industrial cart revamped for entertaining and a wooden trunk turned into a coffee table. The winner will be decided by who profits the most when they take their flips to market.

Monday
Feb 17
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 8

Lara Gets Flipping!

Future in-laws take on a self-proclaimed odd couple in a furniture-flipping contest for $5,000. The flip debuts a new challenge in which Lara gets to choose a piece for each team to buy and reinvent in their own style.

Monday
Feb 17
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 10, Episode 9

The Flea Market Unicorn

Self-proclaimed "Geek Girls" of Design go up against married flippers in a challenge to create a vignette of cohesive pieces designed for entertaining at home. The two teams emerge from their workshops with innovative pieces including a Bingo ball board converted into a coffee table and a stylish bar made from an optometrist's cabinet. The finished products will then be sent to New York's Long Island Flea where the teams hope to receive a visit from the fabled "Flea Market Unicorn," by selling all three of their pieces to a single customer. The team who makes the highest profit will go home with $5,000!

Monday
Feb 17
4pm | 3c
Season 10, Episode 10

Sock It to Me!

Flipping buddies take on a pair of picking pals in a challenge for ultimate flea market supremacy and $5,000. Armed with $500, the teams have one hour to shop for items to complete projects from the Flip List including Workspace Remix, Symmetrical Design and Modern Farmhouse. The teams get one day to flip their items and emerge with some fabulous designs including a wooden painter's box turned into a desk and a vintage milk cart and ice chest combined to make a mobile bar. The winner will be decided by who profits the most when they take their flips to market.

Monday
Feb 17
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 10, Episode 11

Flipping Family Feud

A dumpster-diving dad and his daughter compete against a nephew and aunt with a shared love of fixing up furniture. Armed with $500, the teams have one hour to shop for items to complete projects from the Flip List including Mix and Match, Sleek Storage and Country Charmer. The teams get one day to flip their items and emerge with some fabulous designs including a cabinet turned into a minibar and a drafting table turned into a kitchen island. The winner will be decided by who profits the most when they take their flips to market.

Monday
Feb 17
5pm | 4c
Season 10, Episode 12

Flips Like Sugar and Honey

A couple known as "Blonde Sugar and Honey" takes on a pair of engaged furniture flippers for a shot at $5,000. The teams look for diamonds in the rough at the Stormville Airport Antique Show, then roll out their fixed-up finds at Long Island City Flea.

Monday
Feb 17
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 10, Episode 2

The 50/50 Flip

A duo of dating designers goes up against a creative couple in a furniture flip for $5,000. The feud kicks off at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT, and winds down at New York's Long Island City Flea.

Wednesday
Feb 19
6am | 5c
Season 10, Episode 4

Coffee is for Closers

Fab friends take on a pair of dating designers in a challenge for ultimate flea market supremacy and $5,000. Armed with $500, the teams have one hour to shop for items to complete projects from the Flip List including Chic Storage, Style Merge and Mod Makeover. The teams get one day to flip their items and emerge with some fabulous designs including a dresser turned into an entertainment center and a wooden file cabinet turned into a coffee table. The winner will be decided by who profits the most when they take their flips to market.

Wednesday
Feb 19
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 10, Episode 6

Ugly Ducklings Into Swans

A couple of spicy sisters are ready to throw down against a pair of married flippers for a chance to win $5,000. The battle begins when each team is given $500 and one hour to shop at a flea market for items from the Flip List including Art Deco, Drab to Fab and 2-for-1 Design. The unique creations include a mechanic's cabinet transformed into a multi-functional piece for the home and a Navy footlocker turned into a lift-top coffee table. The two teams then present their items at New York's Long Island City Flea and whoever makes the most profit goes home with the prize.

Wednesday
Feb 19
7am | 6c
Season 10, Episode 8

Lara Gets Flipping!

Future in-laws take on a self-proclaimed odd couple in a furniture-flipping contest for $5,000. The flip debuts a new challenge in which Lara gets to choose a piece for each team to buy and reinvent in their own style.

Wednesday
Feb 19
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 10, Episode 10

Sock It to Me!

Flipping buddies take on a pair of picking pals in a challenge for ultimate flea market supremacy and $5,000. Armed with $500, the teams have one hour to shop for items to complete projects from the Flip List including Workspace Remix, Symmetrical Design and Modern Farmhouse. The teams get one day to flip their items and emerge with some fabulous designs including a wooden painter's box turned into a desk and a vintage milk cart and ice chest combined to make a mobile bar. The winner will be decided by who profits the most when they take their flips to market.

Wednesday
Feb 19
8am | 7c
Season 10, Episode 12

Flips Like Sugar and Honey

A couple known as "Blonde Sugar and Honey" takes on a pair of engaged furniture flippers for a shot at $5,000. The teams look for diamonds in the rough at the Stormville Airport Antique Show, then roll out their fixed-up finds at Long Island City Flea.

Wednesday
Feb 19
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 10, Episode 14

Making a Splash for Cash!

Self-proclaimed "Chic-nistas" with a reputation for creating funky furniture take on battle-ready brothers in the ultimate flea market battle. Each team gets $500 and an hour to shop for items to flip in categories including Compact Design, Sleek and Simple, and Refine Design. Once the teams have time to work on their projects, they emerge with one-of-a-kind pieces including a coffee table made from a tree trunk slice and a coffee table made from some metal drawers. The teams head to New York's Long Island City Flea in the rain to see who can make the most profit earning them $5,000.

Wednesday
Feb 19
9am | 8c
Season 11, Episode 2

Take Me to the River Table

Married upcyclers go up against a pair of best friends in a furniture flipping contest for $5,000. The competition starts at the Brimfield Antique Show in Massachusetts. Then the teams find out who can make the most profit at the Grand Bazaar NYC.

Wednesday
Feb 19
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 11, Episode 4

The Circle of Junk

Two savvy flippers take on a team of dating designers and they each have just one hour to complete projects from our Flip List, which includes: Contrast Design, Polished Industrial and Smart Design projects. Next, they have just one day to transform their pieces and find out whose designs will rake in more cash when it comes time to sell their pieces at New York's Long Island City Flea. The winning team walks away with $5000.

Wednesday
Feb 19
10am | 9c

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