Frugal Living Banner



Tightwad Tidbits for Frugal Living  

piggy bank

Furniture Shopping

coffee table


You can find good, frugal furniture buys in the  "scratched and dented" section of furniture stores, as well as in newspaper ads, at garage sales, on Craig's List or at thrift stores. 
Older pieces that have been neglected may look bad, but with a little elbow grease, and a new finish, they have a charm that you just don't find with newer furniture.
One of the most thrifty things you can do is ask relatives if they have any furniture they no longer need.  As people age, they often start scaling down their household items. 
Live with frugal used furniture until you can afford to buy quality pieces you can afford.

dollar bill being stretched


Frugal footnotes:

Here are other  frugal tips to to save money buying furniture.


- Check all used sources, such as Craig's list and newspaper ads.
- Use patio furniture that can be repurposed when you can afford better furniture.
- When you buy upholstered furniture, remember that the upholstery fabric is only as
strong as the weakest fiber in the fabric.  Look for tightly woven fabric.






Like Frugal Living?  Visit these Sites...


free clipart eagle

Frugal Squirrel

 mini preppers fireplace

Churn Dash Quilt Block

4_Patch Block


Be warm, be safe;  save time and money. 



Tips for Tightwads

piggy bank

Tightwad Tidbits

Frugal Living from A-Z



The Frugal Library

Frugal Reading