IKEA vs Vintage

vintage furniture

Vintage furniture is something that has been trending for quite awhile, not only just because vintage furniture tends to be much more affordable and easy to put together than something that you get from IKEA or some other big box furniture stores. People everywhere all across the United States are selling and purchasing vintage furniture on a daily basis, and it’s because it is stylish and gives your home a great feeling and touch that symbolizes who you are as a progressive hipster wannabe who goes to extreme lengths just to make sure that everyone you know thinks you’re a cool individual.

Maybe you’ve just moved to a city like Los Angeles or New York and you’re looking to populate your home with as much hipster furniture as you possibly can and as quickly as you can so you can eventually bring some friends over to your humble abode and have a little get together. But of course in order to have any kind of get together you need to give your friends a good place to sit at, and if you’re smart and want to be cool then you want your friends to be impressed by the furniture in home.

So why look at a place like IKEA or K-Mart when there are tons of privately owned vintage furniture stores that can accommodate any and all of your needs in terms of purchasing vintage furniture.

Consignment shops are all great places to search for the special writing desk or a kitchen table that complements your home perfectly. Places like Salvation Army and Goodwill are incredible spots to find furniture for a fraction of the price that you would pay at almost all other locations selling the exact same stuff, so before your go shopping at some vintage furniture stores that cost an arm and a leg be sure to check out your local consignment shops before you do anything else. The odds are you won’t find the perfect vintage furniture that you’re looking for, but if you do want to save bucks on your furniture and don’t care all that much about it, then consignment shops are the perfect option.

Once you’ve ruled out consignment shops and you’re now looking for that perfect piece of vintage furniture your options become absolutely limitless in terms of where you can go and what you’ll get. But it doesn’t necessarily matter because you know that once you see that perfect couch or chair that you made the right efforts to come across your stylish vintage furniture that compliments your home perfectly.

Vintage furniture isn’t just for people who are trying to save money, and a lot of the times if you want to get the good stuff, vintage furniture is very expensive and comes at a price that only the rich and affluent can afford. Because after all if you want that perfect couch from 1976 that the Talking Heads used to use in their studio it’s going to come at a price.