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10 Ways to Decorate for Less | Furniture Rental San Diego

Monday, January 17th, 2011

This is a great article pulled from http://ideas.thenest.com – All Credit to them

Check out our top cheap decorating tips.

1. HEAD FOR BARNES AND NOBLE

Those cozy armchairs are beckoning, so grab an armful of decorating books and take a load off your feet. Flip through for ideas — you don’t need to buy the expensive stuff, but you may get some more cheap decorating tips on color and placement.

2. ANTIQUES (OR ALMOST ANTIQUES)

You can find great stuff at flea markets, antique shops, furniture rental San Diego stores and thrift stores if you keep your eyes open. Flea markets can be treasure troves for large furniture, while some thrift shops have kitchen sections. You can even find collectibles if you look hard. A shelf of bright Fiestaware will make your kitchen sparkle, even if you got it on the cheap.

Tip: Shop late in the day at flea markets, when vendors are willing to make deals so they won’t have to cart stuff home. Don’t be shy about bargaining — everyone does it. (more…)