4 Great Ways to Save Money on New Furniture
Buying new furniture can be a great way to update your home and give your rooms a new look. But buying furniture can also get expensive.
Here are a few ways to buy furniture without "breaking the bank."
Shop at the right time of the year
New furniture is often less expensive around the end of winter and the end of summer since retailers try to clear floor space for new models. Now can be a great time to get a great deal on new furniture!
Upcycle furniture instead of buying new
Giving your existing furniture an upcycled makeover can be a great way to change how your furniture looks without spending money on new pieces. For example, painting your living room's side table, adding some new handles to it, and polishing it off could be all you need to change the look.
Don’t try to completely match pieces
Mix matching furniture is often more fashionable than having all furniture match from the same set or style - and buying furniture from different stores and that are different can potentially save you money. Consider how the furniture will match the style of your room versus how each piece matches. For example, if you have an old wooden table in your dining room, try to find some contrasting chairs from the same era that work with it versus getting a whole new table and chairs set that matches.
Buy outdoor furniture for indoors
Outdoor furniture is often less expensive than furniture designed for indoor use, and some outdoor furniture pieces look perfectly fine in a casual, indoor setting. For an example, a bench could easily be turned into a nice accent piece or for a place to hang out in a reading nook without having to spend big on a chaise lounge.