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  • Posted: January 11th, 2012

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    By: Cheap Chick

    Redecorate for Less: Save Money on Home Furnishings

    If you’re an HGTV and DIY junkie, but get discouraged at the price tag that likely goes with a redecorating project, read on!

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  • Posted: January 11th, 2012

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    By: Cheap Chick

    Consignment and Resale: Tips and Tricks

    Consignment and resale shops are both a potential means to make some extra cash on unwanted clothing that’s still got some wear left in it.  Here are some tips and tricks to making the most of the resale experience.

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  • Posted: January 10th, 2012

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    By: Cheap Chick

    Consignment and Resale: The Basics

    Do you have outgrown or unwanted clothing cluttering your closets?  Consider bringing your items to a consignment or resale shop to make some extra cash. Here's how it works.

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  • Posted: October 24th, 2011

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    By: Cheap Chick

    Thrift Store Costume Ideas for Women

    Shop local and go green this Halloween. Commonly found items at thrift stores can be used to create fun and unique costumes for women.

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  • Posted: October 24th, 2011

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    By: Cheap Chick

    Thrift Store Costume Idea: Scooby Doo and the Mystery Gang

    Ruh roh. Are you having trouble coming up with a unique costume for Halloween? How about coupling up with a few friends and dressing up as everyone’s favorite meddling kids!

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  • Posted: October 24th, 2011

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    By: Cheap Chick

    Thrift Store Costume Ideas for Men

    Shop local and go green this Halloween. Commonly found items at thrift stores can be used to create fun and unique costumes for men.

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  • Posted: October 3rd, 2011

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    By: Vogue Vixen

    What is an Antique, Anyway?

    You’re a closet American Pickers fan and Antiques Road Show has you inspired to clean out granny’s attic. Don’t embark on a treasure hunt at the local flea market or visit your neighborhood antique dealer to sell off granny’s silver service just yet. Here are some things you should know before you go.

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      Cheap Chick

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      Redecorate for Less: Save Money on Home Furnishings

       

      If you’re an HGTV and DIY junkie, but get discouraged at the price tag that likely goes with a redecorating project, read on! . . . more

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      Cheap Chick

       

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      Thrift Store Costume Ideas for Women

      Shop local and go green this Halloween. Commonly found items at thrift stores can be used to create fun and unique costumes for women. . . . more

     
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      How a Pawn Works

      One of the Pawn Stars provides insight into how pawn shops work.

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      American Pickers: Tips

      The guys from American Pickers provide some tips on picking antiques.

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      Second Hand Store Shopping Tips

      How to find great bargains on quality items at thrift stores and second hand shops.

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      Tips for Shopping at Consignment Stores

      Great advice on finding great used clothing and accessories on your next trip to a consignment store or resale shop.

     
 

 

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