Looking to get a different look in the home or organize clutter? Shopping in consignment stores might be exactly the best route to take.
Organization and redecoration don’t have to cost obscene amounts of money, shopping at consignment stores can lead to great finds at even better prices.
• Mismatched but coordinating bins and baskets are great for magazines, children’s toys, even shoes
• Gently used armoires can be used for clothes, or take the doors off and use as a unique entertainment center
• Bakers racks and adjustable shelving is often available and can be utilized for a variety of things, including housing sports equipment, uniforms, board games, photo albums, pet supplies and much more
• Put up some lockers! Old lockers can be an ideal storage and organization option for a child’s room. With a door that closes and the ability to hang on a wall, they are idea for clothes, books, art supplies, stuffed animals and anything else that needs to be stored. Smaller children will also enjoy playing with lockers and feeling like a “big kid.”
• Think outside of the box! Many items that are available in consignment stores can be utilized in a wide range of ways. Just because that bookshelf was used as a bookshelf before, doesn’t mean it can’t be used as pantry shelving, extra shoe storage or whatever else the imagination can come up with
Magazines, websites and television shows can be great resources for getting new decorating ideas and learning how to repurpose old pieces of furniture or artwork. There is definitely more than one consignment store Solana Beach, and visiting several might spark some ideas.
Salespeople in these stores are another great resource for tips in redecorating, they have likely done projects on their own and have insight to share. They probably also have regular clients who are professional designers or at least design enthusiasts, that may have shared a wealth of knowledgte and ideas with them that the salesperson would be willing to pass along.
Sometimes, just talking out ideas with another person will jog the mind and lead to some super creative ideas and solutions. Happy furniture hunting!