Posts Tagged: furnishing from thrift stores

7 Ways To Furnish Your Apartment On Budget
7 Ways To Furnish Your Apartment On Budget

7 Ways To Furnish Your Apartment On Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So, you’ve moved into your first apartment, but it’s looking a bit bare. Between rent, moving costs, and utilities, the expenses associated with getting an apartment might leave little for your furnishings fund. Just relax, you don’t have to get your place completely furnished right away. Here are 7 ways to furnish your apartment when…
Thrifted Furnishings — How To Furnish Your Apartment For Less
Thrifted Furnishings — How To Furnish Your Apartment For Less

Thrifted Furnishings — How To Furnish Your Apartment For Less

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I am a self professed thrift store queen, and I hate paying full price for anything — including furniture. I’m the kind of person who sees something on the side of the street and tries to figure out ways I can use it in my house, because I love free items that much. My first…
Thrift Shop Decorating: 5 Basic Rules of Second-Hand Shopping
Thrift Shop Decorating: 5 Basic Rules of Second-Hand Shopping

Thrift Shop Decorating: 5 Basic Rules of Second-Hand Shopping

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The idea of furnishing a new apartment, in addition to paying rent, is the stuff of nightmares for those of us paying off loans. Add the Pinterest-induced pressure of accent pieces, space-saving DIY projects, and words like “minimalist,” “bohemian,” and “shabby chic,” and one wants to throw their hands up and sleep on an air…
Furnishing on Budget: 4 Useful Websites for First Time Renters
Furnishing on Budget: 4 Useful Websites for First Time Renters

Furnishing on Budget: 4 Useful Websites for First Time Renters

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you are making the move into your first apartment, everybody and their mother has advice for you about how to move, where to move, when to move, where to shop, how much rent should be, etc. etc. So with your head buzzing with words of wisdom from every person you know, it is really…
Furnishing on Budgets from $0 – $500
Furnishing on Budgets from $0 – $500

Furnishing on Budgets from $0 – $500

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You’ve saved and saved and finally got your own place. Then the sad reality hits.  After you pay your first month’s rent, security deposit and moving costs there is no money left to furnish your place. Are you doomed to sleeping on the floor in an empty apartment?  Our bloggers say no.  They are so…
Thrift Shops: the Best Places for Furniture Bargains (and for a Good Cause)
Thrift Shops: the Best Places for Furniture Bargains (and for a Good Cause)

Thrift Shops: the Best Places for Furniture Bargains (and for a Good Cause)

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As you move into your first apartment, you quickly discover that furniture can be expensive, very expensive.  But, as a friend of mine says, furniture is one of those commodities that you can get at any price – it’s just as possible to have an aunt give you her old coffee table for free as it…
Katherine Picks Up Her Furniture Essentials for under $1,000
Katherine Picks Up Her Furniture Essentials for under $1,000

Katherine Picks Up Her Furniture Essentials for under $1,000

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
 Our blogger Katherine has chronicled the ups and downs of her apartment search, and now shares how she’s furnished  the basics for less than $1,000.  FURNISHING YOUR FIRST APARTMENT: DREAM OR NIGHTMARE? by Katherine So I’ve recently found my first real-live apartment and my roommate and I have found ourselves in that predicament that newlyweds usually face:…