furniture

15 Cheap and Ingenious Ways to Upgrade Your Furniture

Sprucing up your furniture and your space doesn't have to be expensive — or difficult. Here's how update your old stuff for cheap!

10 Places to Find Cheap, Good-Looking New Furniture

You don't have to dumpster dive or trawl Craigslist to find cheap chairs (or any other furniture). Shop these retailers and buy affordable NEW stuff instead.

Make Old Furniture Shine With These Simple Refinishing Tricks

Find a beat-up piece of wood furniture? Don't just paint it — try your hand at stripping and staining, and let the gorgeous wood show through.

How to Make a Crappy Couch Awesome Again

That old couch ain't much to look at and it's worse to sit in, but it doesn't have to be that way. Refresh it with these simple hacks.

9 Costly Things New Homeowners Don't Prepare For

Buying a home can be one of the most exciting things in your life...and the most unexpectedly expensive. Discover nine things you should budget for.

Repaint Your Old Furniture for a Budget Décor Update

Give new life to your old furniture with this step-by-step guide to applying good old-fashioned paint.

7 Pitfalls That Can Bloat a Home Office Budget

Working from home sounds like a great idea, but it's easy to bust your budget building the perfect office. Here's how to outfit your space for less.

Creating Productive Workspaces

Want to get more work done? Change the place where you're working.

Furnished For Free

Need to deck out your apartment, but short on funds? Not sure where to find the good deals on furniture and household goods? Look no further than your local neighborhood. Connectin

Beware of Pretty Things: 4 Reasons I’m Keeping My Ugly, Old Stuff

Last night I strolled through the furniture showroom with my jaw unhinged and my heart thumping: “Look at all this good-looking stuff!” After some careful consideration th

Build a Bed for Cheap (and Look Good Doing It)

Without a doubt, there are some components to today's beds that are just unnecessary, but I think that most can agree on the core parts of a functioning bed.

Can you guess what’s in the box?

Here’s a little help. It takes two people to lift and carry the box. It measures 47.2 inches in length, 35.4 inches in height and 31.5 inches in width. It's from Europe. Oh, an

Instructables for the Extreme Cheap Lifestyle

Are you a super cheapskate with an affinity for making everything yourself? Here are some Instructables that will tickle your fancy! Learn to furnish your home, gather food, and

DIY Berlin Style

I am a believer in the idea that wealth can stunt personal creativity. When you can buy it all, what’s the need to invent anything? When I was a kid my mother forbade me from playi

Pure Genius - All In The Name Of Eco-Friendly

Ok, recycling is as eco-friendly as I get so far, and I'm even too lazy for that sometimes. [more]