A couple of recent thrift scores: Modern stool, bust and bottle all under $10. Same goes for the gorgeous fabric. I get asked a lot how I find such great things, I think you really have to just enjoy the thrill of the hunt. Sort of meandering around until you spot that one thing. I go often, a couple of times a week and to lots of different places. I’m not picky, I’ll go to salvage yards, thrift stores, flea markets, yard sales, I like them all.Â I keep a list of the things I am looking for, but generally just keep an open mind and check-in frequently.
I think it also helps if you can visualize things in a different scenario. For instance that bust is going to look awesome in Kindred with some fancy jewels around it. The bottle with rope around it will also look really great in there with the blue on the walls, sort of nautical but not too much.