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50 Everyday Garage Sale Items to Use as Vintage Patriotic Decor

Summertime and 4th of July. The decorating colors of summer often correspond with patriotic colors…red geraniums, white tablecloths, blue water of the beach or lake. Here are 50 everyday garage sale items to use as vintage patriotic décor that won’t hit you upside the head with patriotic colors and will also tie into summer decorations. These are all cheap and quick to add to your vintage Fourth of July home!

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40 Everyday Garage Sale Items to Use as Vintage Easter Décor

Easter and spring is such a beautiful time of year, a time of new life. If you’re like me, you want to refresh your home décor too, but without much time involved. I mean, there’s gardens to plant and spring weather to enjoy after all! Here are 40 everyday garage sale items to use as vintage Easter décor that will give you a quick and budget friendly way to brighten your home for the new season.

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70 Best Garden and Outdoor Items to Buy at Garage Sales

If you’re a gardener, you probably love a good DIY challenge. But it is sometimes hard to justify a project when you come away from the Lowes garden center with a bill way over $100. But did you know you can spend a fraction of the cost of gardening tools and outdoor décor with just a little know how of where to shop? Here are easy to find 70 best garden and outdoor items to buy at garage sales (or estate sales).

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How to Help Kids Declutter and Sell Toys at a Garage Sale

You’ve decided to have a garage sale to make some good money while decluttering. But then you enter your kids’ rooms and cringe. Toys, books, games, clothes and don’t get me started on all the stuffed animals!!!! Even if you did sneak some things out while they’re away, chances are your kids will find and reclaim their beloved treasures while you price, set up or hold your yard sale. Never fear! I will give you valuable tips on how to help kids declutter and sell toys at a garage sale.

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How to Create a Successful Garage Sale Ad (Craigslist and Marketplace)

What is the most important job when holding a garage sale? Advertising! But this is often the most overlooked part of the big weekend. Our multi-family garage sales bring in thousands of dollars over three days, and the big reason is the advertising. I will teach you how to create a successful garage sale ad for Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace that will bring the customers flocking to you.

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Our Vintage Bungalow

Howdy! I’m Tammy, and I’ve lived most of my life stretching a low decorating budget through garage sales and DIY renovation.

I am going to give you quick and easy tips on the beauty of reusing older items instead of spending tons of money on new. I’ll show you how I add vintage style that makes a your house feel like a cozy home (even with young kids, a practical husband and a big dog in tow). 

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