One of the coolest sites on the web for any apartment dweller is Apartment Therapy. Surfing mind-blowing interior design ideas, I stumble across how to get rid of the musty smell from old books picked up at a garage sale with a used dryer sheet (yes, “used”). The rest of this post is too cool […]
Gift season seems to come upon us faster and faster each year. With the economy so unstable and with such insecurity in the government and new health care laws, people are more eager than ever to stretch their dollars. I have always believed in being creative when it comes to giving gifts. And a garage […]
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It was not that long ago that garage sales were looked down upon as low end affairs, a place to shuffle through junk and dusty things. Well, times have certainly changed. A bad economy, poor housing market, uncertainty and fear have led many more upscale people to have garage sales and shop at garage sales…..and […]
We’ve all heard the yard sale terms “barter” and “haggle” but knowing when and how to negotiate a price with a seller is key in getting a deal. Typically the best time to visit a yard sale is when it first starts, you know the saying, “the early bird catches the worm!” In this case, […]
Cleaning can be an arduous task if you’re unorganized and don’t know where to begin. Here are some quick tips for organizing excessive clutter as you’re preparing for a garage sale: Categorize your items. Designate a cleared space in your home where you can bring in your clutter. Allocate a space in the room for […]