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Best Flea Market and Boutique Finds

Updated on April 28, 2014
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Shop for creative decorating ideas in home design magazines, discount furniture websites and local area flea markets. Look for decorating deals that help you stretch your dollars.  Image credit: http://luxury-deco.com/furniture/page/50/
Shop for creative decorating ideas in home design magazines, discount furniture websites and local area flea markets. Look for decorating deals that help you stretch your dollars. Image credit: http://luxury-deco.com/furniture/page/50/
Choose furniture items and accents that have abundant style potential. Fill your home with unique personal treasures that inspire style. Image credit: www.vendoluzes.com/2011/04/feature-pictures
Choose furniture items and accents that have abundant style potential. Fill your home with unique personal treasures that inspire style. Image credit: www.vendoluzes.com/2011/04/feature-pictures

Discover flea market and boutique finds

It’s a great day to go shopping, exploring, or browsing at your favorite flea market or boutique shop. Have fun perusing vendor’s offerings for unique treasures, the items that hold possibilities and the items you just can’t leave behind.

Let your imagination run free, do negotiating for everything you accumulate and be prepared to bring finds to life with some tender loving care.

Add some flea market finds to your home in effective ways such as sticking with a theme. Are you reviving your favorite era, looking for classic style furniture to re-upholster or are you going for an eclectic-hip style?

Sometimes it’s the little things that mean so much. You can add to a collection started with figurines, artwork, or a set of dishes that you’ve been interested in completing. You’ll experience great joy when you happen upon just the right item that is totally you.

No one can deny how special it is when you come across vintage upholstery furniture or priceless antiques that you have the pleasure of taking home. Neighborhood furniture resale stores, Etsy.com and Ikea.com are great places that carry budget-friendly room accents.

Dressing your home interior with flea market items is the inspiration for bolstering and changing your decor. Customizing your home spaces is the act of bringing back a former life to decorative furnishings. Use fabric remnants for a fun and inexpensive window treatment. Personal projects such as re-purposing, painting, re-building and renewing furniture is a hands-on restoration process. Such activities as repairing lamps, re-framing flea market art paintings and refinishing wooden tables are creative options for giving these items a new look.

Shopping at boutiques can be fun and inspirational too. There are interesting pieces that spark conversation. Also, you can find eye-catching items created by up-and-coming artists. Or start your own collection of glassware, metal objects and art. A variety of collectibles, beautiful intricate objects and decorative touches are available to you. Use these adornments when your decorating style is more eccentric, whimsical or cutting-edge.

Boutiques are good places to shop when you’re on a budget because of different price ranges and you’ll want to visit often to see what’s new. Look for items for displaying at home, like beautiful vases, unusual wall art or even embellished frames or mirrors to use as accents. So go with an open mind when you shop at flea markets and boutiques—let your imagination soar and go for it!

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      suziecat7 8 years ago from Asheville, NC

      I'm a big fan of flea markets and both sell and buy at the local one. Nice Hub. Welcome to HubPages.

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