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Skill 4: How to Shop Effectively

There are a lot of different parts to this. I also really believe that you need to read about skill three to be able to shop effectively for you home. Recommended: Skill 3: Learn How to Find Your Style and Inspiration In this post I am going to cover the following: Shopping for New Items Where to Start Shopping Online How to Shop Online How to Save Money on Almost Everything Shopping…

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Keywords for Finding Grandmillennial Pieces on Facebook

I love finding things on Facebook Marketplace. It’s a great way to fill your home with quality pieces within your budget. But it can be daunting if you don’t know what you’re searching for. Recommended: How to Use Facebook Marketplace After a lot of searching I’ve found five keywords for finding grandmillennial decor and furniture: Thomasville Stanley Henry Link Hollywood Regency Bamboo/Rattan Thomasville Thomasville is a very versatile brand. The styles vary…

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What I Registered for

Where I Registered I chose to register at two different places: Amazon and Crate and Barrel. I went with Amazon because it is convenient for me and my guests. Most people at this point have a prime account, so I knew that would be easy for most people. Plus you can find just about anything on Amazon, so it was easy for me to find what I was looking for. I wanted…

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3 Places for Affordable Antiques Online

Antiques Online Antique and vintage items not only have more character, but sometimes they can be more affordable than buying new. Buying antiques online can be more convenient and give you more options than shopping in person. My favorite three places to buy antique or vintage items are: eBay Etsy Poshmark Antique Website #1: eBay eBay is probably not a surprise to anyone. It has been around for a while, but I…

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5 Websites for Affordable Furniture without Sacrificing Style

Furnishing an entire home or even just one room can get expensive quick. If you are like me and have moved into a bigger space, it can be especially daunting. Often the process of buying a home or just moving is very costly, meaning you might not have much money to spend on furniture. Below are my top five websites for purchasing affordable furniture Target Wayfair Walmart Overstock Ikea Target Target is…

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How to Find Affordable Curtains for Your Style

When we first got our house the large windows in the bedroom were daunting to me. I needed affordable curtains to be able to cover those windows within my budget. I had never gotten a curtain rod that big, and feared that the rod plus the curtains would be insanely expensive. I did some research and found that I could get the look I was wanting within my budget which was exciting.…

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Best Things to Buy at Estate Sales

As mentioned in a previous post, estate sales are one of my favorite places to find vintage home decor and antiques. They have a fun energy and I love seeing people’s homes. There are certain things I look for in particular when I am at estate sales, and I thought I would share. Dinnerware and Stemware If you want some nicer dinnerware without the high price tag, estate sales are a great…

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Finding Treasures on Facebook Marketplace

One of Facebook’s most underutilized features (in my opinion) is the Marketplace. In my post talking about china I mentioned it, so I thought I would write a more in depth post on how I use it to get the most out of this feature. Facebook Marketplace is a great way to find big ticket items for cheap prices. Things I typically search for are furniture, china, wine glasses, and rare or…

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Hot Deal: Devon Cottage by Johnson Brothers

I have been looking for the perfect blue and white dinnerware for a while now. Everything I like seems to be a little too out of my price range or just not what I want. I’ve been eyeing the Johnson Brothers Devon Cottage 20 Piece Place Set. For the longest time it was sold out on Amazon. Other places had it but it was slightly different with a dark blue salad plate…

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The Reason You Are Not Finding Good Home Deals

In five words or less could you describe your home decor style? If the answer is no, you’re missing out. There are certain aspects of life where we hate having labels, but home decor is not one of them. Labels are for creating easily searchable categories. My home decor style is ecclectic, but I know it well and could describe it to you in a few words. This is important because now…

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