Now I realize there are probably plenty of you reading this who think it is ridiculous to be so excited about strolling around strangers’ lawns looking for treasures amongst their used junk. Somehow, auctions and thrift stores seem to be somewhat more dignified. But for me yard sales are the best. They are where I find the most unique stuff at the cheapest prices and I love them.
In honor of my love and devotion to yard sales, I have decided to launch a new series here at Lovely Etc.
To help kick off the series, I thought I would show some evidence of why it is I love yard sales so much. These are some of my favorite yard sale finds from last summer. And I’m even going to let you in on some of the unbelievable prices I paid to show you just how awesome yard sales can be.
Vintage Wardrobe Trunk $30
A bucket full of old glass doorknobs $10
Huge retro globe $16
Round kitchen table $5
7 folding chairs from an old choir loft $2 each
I am thinking about using these in our dining room but I’m just not sure how practical they would be.
I can’t wait to start searching out a whole new season of amazing super-cheap stuff.
Stay tuned for lots of great tips including how to find the best sales, what to look for, how to bargain, and how to see the potential in almost anything.
How do you feel about yard sales? Love them, hate them? Does the mere thought make you want to break out the hand sanitizer?
Be sure you don't miss the rest of the series:
Have a Plan
What I Buy
The Nice Girl's Guide to Haggling
See the Potential