How To: Save Mad Cash on High-End Home Supplies

Bruno Bornsztein

I'm really excited to be teaming up with Bulx to offer Curbly readers some great deals on beautiful home furnishings. Bulx is a members-only private sale Web site for home improvement goods; they do limited-quantity sales of lighting fixtures, faucets, flooring, furniture and more at up to 70% off retail prices.

Bulx - Discount Home Improvement Supplies
 Over the next few weeks, we're going to help curate clearance collections from their vast warehouse of amazing stuff. And Curbly readers who sign up on BULX today will get a free $20 credit! 

Today's sale just started, and includes this gorgeous leather tufted side-chair for almost 50% off:

Get up to 70% off on High-End Home Furnishings from Bulx

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Solar Power Bags - On Sale!


Nice bag = good thing. Nice bag that will recharge your phone or I-poodle = awesome awesome thing. Nice bag that will recharge your stuff for 40% off. Be still my heart.

Each Noon Solar bag has a paper thin, flexible solar panel on the outside. The solar panel charges a battery pack inside the bag to supply power for your cell phone or gadget. Which is just cool, it doesn't hurt that they're also nice looking and made of sustainable, decomposable materials.

created on: 02/02/09

I particularly like the 'Sawyer' style (above) a chunky guy-bag who's looks would improve with age and a beating. It would make  great Valentine's gift fo

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Mid-Century Modern Light Fixture: Needed

Mod Home Ec Teacher

created on: 12/30/07

Hallelujah!  My husband was changing a bulb that was stuck in the socket of this UGLY fixture and he broke it!!!  Now I can look for a new fixture.  I'm looking for a new fixture or, better yet, a mid-century fixture that gives off enough light.  I'm looking for interesting ideas.  The table is staying but the chairs will be replaced.  I'm still working on what to do with the greenhouse view.

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Adventures from the Design Within Reach Warehouse Sale

Chris Gardner

Every four months or so, modern classic purveyors Design Within Reach offer DWR Warehouse and Sample Sales at their four warehouse locations across the country. (San Francisco; Secaucus, New Jersey; Estero, Florida; and Cincinnati/No. Kentucky)

The DWR storage facilities are filled with overstocked and discontinued items, customer returns, and damaged pieces and opened to the public. My mom recently moved to Northern Kentucky, and as...

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(Almost) Everything’s On SALE at Pier 1!

Diy Maven

We only have one week left to take advantage of Pier 1's BIG summer sale, which ends July 22. Per their website, over a thousand items have been discounted and are awaiting our purchase. Something for every budget, here's just a sampling:

Rippled Cocktail Shaker, regularly $15, on sale for $7.50


Tapered 4-Bottle Wine Rack, regularly $25, on sale for $15

Terrazzo Oil Burner, regularly $45, on sale for $22.50


Wooden Round Mirror, regularly $65, on...

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20 New Tips For Garage Sale Success

Chris Gardner

First, read this post from my good friend, BadBadIvy.



Then, check out A Yard Sale Checklist from finance blog Last season, they suggested ten tips for yard sale prowess, such as:

    A group sale is better then selling alone. More stuff draws more traffic.

    Do not bad-mouth your items

    Be willing to bargain, but be less flexible at the start.

This year, author J.D., fresh from a neighborhood garage sale weekend, offers 10...

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