Very fashionable, vintage furniture saw his side climb and stirs the adrenalin bargain hunters. Yet it is still possible to buy beautiful pieces cheaply.
Vintage, an alternative to the supermarkets
Vintage furniture seduces because it creates a style and customize an interior. At a time when the furniture is produced in the chain, all identical and of a very relative quality, it is significant to appropriate a single object, solid, that has transcended time and that tells a story.
This also allows to recycle and consume differently using other networks of exchange and distribution. By buying a secondhand dealer or an individual, you create a link around the object, which is not the case in a large area.
Knowing what is sought
Before embarking on a quest retro, it is important to define the type of furniture that you want. Indeed, it is relatively easy to obtain Formica tables or chairs seventies, but the furniture by famous Scandinavian designers is much more expensive. It is unlikely to find a garage sale or at Emmaus. When the choice is made, it is to keep her in mind when starting hunt and be vigilant not to miss a good deal.
Antiquing in the right place
Empty granaries used to find objects in good condition and inexpensive in a friendly atmosphere. It is possible to unearth shelves, chairs and even an office but few large furniture, inconvenient to carry, especially in cities where people travel on foot or by public transport.
The Emmaus centers offer a wide selection of furniture at very low rates. All styles are everywhere. To find the object of his dreams, you have to get there from the opening and do not hesitate to come back several times.
Auction houses also shall auction lots from succession. There are over France. A catalog of objects, available before the sale allows them to choose.
On the Internet , sites of classified ads and auction are full of furniture and vintage objects. Again, this is to regularly renew its searches using different keywords and do not wait too long to make an offer: good deals go fast. The most famous vintage sites such as VintageinConfidential.com.
The Trocantes, sale of used goods, selling deposits and regional flea markets are veritable gold mines, provided you have the eye and not to fear the dust: the pearl may be at hand, buried under a pile of magazines without interest and trinkets soulless!
Specialty shops are more expensive but the objects are in perfect condition and regularly renewed. Useful when searching a somewhat unusual piece of furniture: the dealer china for you!
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