You will need
- — a computer with Internet connection;
- — newspaper advertisement;
- stores with promotions and discounts;
- — funds for the restoration: paint, sponge, cushion, new hardware, etc.
Review ongoing auctions on the subject. Often it happens that different kinds of furniture and interior items go under the hammer at an attractive price.
Please note, many stores around the holidays or some other reasons, throwing all kinds of sales. Set out to find these stores are, most often, it is a major or specialist outlets.
Restaurerede your old things. Pay specially trained skills to people or, with imagination and creative approach to business, do it yourself. Because most often, designer interior, and thus appear. Take an old coffee table. Sand it, using sandpaper remaining paint coating. Replace your old fasteners, hinges and handles are new.
Make sure that the strength of the coating and give it a classy look, for example, thus: pick water-based product that will suit to your interior, take a small roller with a long NAP (to give a uniform background texture) and apply to the surface in two layers. After dry, grab the pre-purchased stencil to create on the surface of any drawing. Apply it in a different color. To give the effect of antiquity dilute base coat with a lighter tone. Grab a sponge and a small amount of paint, apply the chaotic brush strokes in one direction, it will give the effect of a rare condition. Thus, you can give any of your old prophetic new life.
Be modest in your desires, furnish the apartment gradually. Today buy one in a month or two and so on.
Buy furniture, second-hand, ads on special websites or in the newspaper. Remember, you can buy plenty of quality stuff, despite the fact that they were already in use. Used – this does not mean that a bad thing. Just be careful with the furniture, it can live for parasites such as bed bugs; in addition, the foam is quite out of order and begins to emit toxic fumes and dust.
Look in specialized stores furniture on the subject of markdowns. Some companies make discounts on their products due to minor defects. It could be a scratch, a puff, a chip. For some, this is a very important thing is without a master, and you may like it. Good build quality can compensate for minor external defects.