SALE: Make It! Mid-Century Modern for only $5!

By: Bruno Apr 04, 2011

In honor of April being modern decor month here on Curbly, from today through April 31st, you can buy our best-selling eBook, Make It! Mid-Century Modern, for only $5 (that's half off!). Scroll down to see how to get the discount...

Make It! Mid Century Modern on sale, $5 until April 31, 2011

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Bulx Deals: Kitchen Gadgets

By: Bruno Jan 24, 2011

I've mentioned before that members-only home improvement goods discount site Bulx is a great way to save on stuff for your house. This week they have two deals I thought were worth telling you about:

West End 12-speed stand mixer

This West End 12-speed stand mixer is over 30% off!

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

By: Bruno Dec 13, 2010

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!

By: Lilybee Feb 02, 2009

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 foContinue Reading

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Mid-Century Modern Light Fixture: Needed

By: Modhomeecteacher Apr 19, 2008

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

By: Chrisjob Nov 10, 2007

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 asContinue Reading

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

By: Diy maven Jul 14, 2007

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


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20 New Tips For Garage Sale Success

By: Chrisjob Jun 12, 2007

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 10Continue Reading

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