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  1. Tips for buying vintage furniture

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ID:	10065Many people like to buy vintage or antique furniture from thrift stores, flea markets and yard sales.

    While the price may be right, other factors may be wrong.

    Here are some tips to ensure that you get the most for your money:

    - Furniture that is going out of style or is already way out of style typically will be available on the cheap. For instance, resale midcentury modern furniture — pieces from the late 1950s to the 1970s ...
  2. 4 Furniture Shopping Mistakes to Avoid

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ID:	10063Arm yourself with knowledge before you hit the showroom floor.

    Buying furniture has always been a perilous, complex affair. You don’t buy a couch the way you buy a television or a laptop computer. You can’t carry the couch out of the store with you (most of the time). Heck, usually you don’t really have a great idea when the couch will get to your living room.

    Like all businesses, the furniture industry is undergoing dramatic changes, thanks ...
  3. Customized 3D Printed Design Furniture

    Sometimes you’re looking for a very specific item to fit in with your décor, but you just can’t manage to find the perfect piece. Maybe it’s the measurements that are off, or the color just doesn’t work. Whatever the case, what you really want is someone to make exactly what you’re looking for.

    French start-up company Drawn wants to help with that. The company is launching its first set of 3D-printed, decorative ...
  4. How much does it cost to clean a leather couch?

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    With proper care, a leather sofa can last for years - or even decades - but to keep it looking its best, you'll want to make sure it's free of dirt and stains.

    If staining is minimal, you can clean your sofa or leather sectional with just a damp cloth, followed by a dry cloth. You can make a cleaner by adding a few drops of moisturizing soap to a damp washcloth. Gently wipe off the cleaner and rinse with another damp washcloth. Buff with a dry washcloth. ...
  5. 5 decorator items that can sink a sale

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ID:	10052With the summer selling season in full swing, many homeowners are looking to sell their homes in what remains overall a vibrant selling market.

    Those looking to sell their homes for top dollar in the quickest amount of time also need to keep the wishes of potential buyers at the top of their minds.

    When it comes time to sell a property, it is no longer someone's home but a product on the market that will be compared with other products. ...
    Home Decor , Real Estate
  6. Transforming Cabinets

    Sebastian Errazuriz makes “functional sculptures” that often fall more on the sculpture side of function. But he also builds furniture—in his own words, he’s “inviting people to look at one of the simplest forms of furniture design and to forget that we’re talking about furniture”.

    The Wave Cabinet is the new creation of his series of functional sculptures, which embody his translation of craftsmanship ...
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