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

by 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

Continue Reading

Mid-Century Modern Light Fixture: Needed

by 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.

Continue Reading

Adventures from the Design Within Reach Warehouse Sale

by 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 the...

Continue Reading

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

by 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...

Continue Reading

20 New Tips For Garage Sale Success

by 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...

Continue Reading