16 places to find cheaper furniture (other than at Ikea)
Whether you’re just starting out in furnishing a new apartment or just don’t want to spend a ton on furniture, you probably plan to hit up your nearest Ikea. But as you graduate to midrange furniture pricing, there are actually a lot of options. Here are a few places to find cheaper furniture stores and home decor haunts that are both big names and smaller, more niche boutiques.
Ultra useful furniture for small apartments to help you save room in your small space
If you’re like me, you might be living in a small apartment. It seems to be a big trend since a lot of us aren’t in a position to buy a big ol’ house. But fear not! Small space living solutions are, ironically, HUGE right now.
I decided to go hunting for some ultra useful furniture for small apartments to help you save room in your small space. I’m talking storage solutions on walls, desks, tables, and beds that fold and become multi-use when you need it, and tiny decor items that take up no extra room (because you still want the place to look fun!).
Quick and dirty couch makeover for under $50
I’m in a bit of an awkward position because I can’t afford to buy a brand new (nice) couch right at the moment, but I do intend to replace this old couch within a year. Thus, I need to have a useable, comfortable couch until I can replace it, but don’t want to put any more money into it than I have to. So with the Interwebz as my guide, I did a few more hours of research about couches and successfully “made over” my sad old couch for under $50.
Get inspired: a Baroque frame on the most decadent chair ever
These incredible framed chairs and sofas from Slokoski — a design company run by two brothers — are the definition of statement furniture. The hand-carved, incredibly ornate frame makes it feel like a work of art, framing you while you no doubt enjoy macarons and luxury-brand tea on the velvet tufting.