How to Furnish a New Home For Next to Nothing

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Typically they don’t want to bring it to the dump or donate it because the item is in good condition. You can have a custom piece for the cost of some sandpaper, new hardware and paint that you wouldn’t be able to find at stores. Sell Your Home Faster With These Cheap Ideas 5 Budget Friendly Ways to Bring More Life to Your Apartment How to Shop for Furniture at Thrift Stores Cheap Ways To Renovate Your Home 8 Great Things that You Can Find at Thrift Stores.

Am I Frugal – or Cheap?

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Plus, the styles that fit are usually made by the high end manufacturers and carried in exclusive (expensive) clothing stores. There is a lovely thrift store not far from my neighborhood that receives donations from the folks in the local golfing gated community. Sometimes I wonder about myself. All my life I’ve been careful with money, most of the time through necessity, but now just through habit.

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Don’t be a Buy-It-New Snob

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Fashion changes and new or nearly new clothing gets sold at sales or donated to charity. Here is a short list of some of my favorite finds at garage, estate and thrift store sales. I found beautiful, brand new travertine floor tiles at one sale and the owner pointed me to the store from which she purchased them – in case I needed a few more.

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