Barry and I don’t buy new furniture. Well, we don’t buy new furniture OFTEN. We have two pieces of furniture in the house that we bought new – our couch (which was on a kicking awesome sale for $299) and our stationary rockers (which we got BOGO at a local furniture store). I realize that most people decide they want a new piece of furniture and then they head on down to Grand Furniture and get whatever it is they want. My mind doesn’t work that way though. If I do that, you might want to admit me to the hospital because something is SURELY wrong with me. A concussion of some sort….or rabies. (more…)
Furnishing your home is one of the most expensive processes you can go through, but it doesn’t have to be. Buying furniture at a discount will allow you to save money and still have a great looking house. All it takes is a little know how and some willingness to be patient enough to find a good deal. (more…)
Office furniture is another unavoidable necessity when it comes to your business. Not only will it make a first impression on any visiting clients, it is also important for making your workspace comfortable, professional and presentable. You only need to look at the price for a quality desk chair to realise how costly office furniture can be. Here are five tips on how to furnish your office cost-effectively without compromising on quality: (more…)
It’s great to have useful, durable and attractive furniture but even low quality furniture can be expensive. Here are some tips for saving money on furniture. Please post your own ideas below.
Check Out Thrift Stores
If you are going to buy cheap furniture, why not buy it really cheap? Visit your local thrift stores and look for gently used furniture. Keep an open mind. A coat of paint can make many pieces of furniture look new. Even particle board furniture can be painted, just use fine sand paper to lightly scuff the surface first. Church and charity stores tend to have better deals than the big name thrift stores. (more…)