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 […]
How many pounds of unwanted stuff do you have around your middle? The middle of your house I mean! Much like dieting, there is a little secret that really helps when it comes to shedding those unwanted items. Deciding to have a garage sale is much like deciding to lose weight. Everyone wants to be […]
Earlier this month Oprah Winfrey tweeted she was having the “biggest yard sale ever!” That Tweet was accompanied by a release from Kaminski – the auction house hosting the event – saying that “antiques, contemporary furnishings, and fine art” from the TV star’s homes in Indiana, Hawaii, Chicago, Santa Barbara and her “La Quinta” estate would […]
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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 […]