Walls looking a little bare? I feel your pain! As an apartment dweller there’s only so much you can do with the white walls. And even as a homeowner, painting is a long and tiring process. But there’s a way to kick boring walls to the curb with just a few dollar bills and minimal effort. How? By wallpapering your walls with photos!
Did you know you can save hundreds on thrift furniture and it’s also environmentally conscious? Purchasing used furniture is an amazing way to decorate your home and save a unique piece from the dumpster.
Check out the table above. My mom bought two side tables for $30 each and painted them yellow. She researched the furniture designer and found out the tables were individually worth about 3 times as much. Thrift store score!
Ready to start furniture thrifting? When you’re on the hunt for used furniture keep these quick tips in mind to help you choose quality thrift store furniture.
As much as I love thrifting, I’m not always up for the process of it all. Some days I don’t feel like digging through stuff for hours or driving across town to check out my favorite store’s new inventory. Thank God for sites like Craigslist. Over the years, I’ve alternated between buyer and seller and have learned a lot from both roles.
Here are some tips that may help the next time you’re in search of a secondhand treasure, but don’t feel like leaving the comfort of your home.
Although shopping at thrift stores has become very popular, I still come across a lot of people who are skeptical about buying previously owned items. When it comes to thrifting furniture, there are definitely items you should avoid, like mattresses, mainly because they can carry bed bugs.
On the other hand, so many pieces of furniture that can be thrifted without being a hazard to your health. Check out a few secondhand home items to spiff up your living space.