It’s the Best Time to Buy Furniture, and You’ll Love These Sales

It's the Best Time to Buy Furniture, and You'll Love these Sales
Photo: West Elm

I recently learned something new and couldn't wait to share…this time of year is the BEST time to buy furniture. While January can also be a good time to buy furniture, July is actually the ideal month to buy, and because 4th of July sales promote major savings, you'll get the best deals shopping for furniture this week. It's the middle of the year, and stores are making room for new inventory, which is great news for buyers! Continue Reading

Semi-Homemade: Make an Inexpensive Duvet Cover from Flat Sheets

created at: 2009-03-30

O.K. folks, I’m pulling out some of my best archived projects for you to SAVE $$$ by semi-creating your own decor. Often it’s more frugal to combine store-bought products with some sewing finesse’ to make  your own one-of-kind home designs. To make a really inexpensive, custom duvet cover, shop online and local sales for two flat sheets that suit your taste. The sheets above are available online at for $39.99 a set.

created at: 2009-03-30

 Buy two sets to use the flat sheets out of each set,  and use the fitted sheets to make shams, throw pillows and even some curtains.  Continue Reading