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Furniture - where do you shop?

Since you bitches take offense at Pottery Barn, Ikea, Crate & Barrel and Restoration Hardware.. Where you do get your furniture?

by Anonymousreply 5709/21/2014

The side of the road, flea markets, dumpster diving.

by Anonymousreply 107/31/2013

[all posts by ham-fisted troll a removed.]

by Anonymousreply 207/31/2013

High Point, NC "The Furniture Capital of the World"

by Anonymousreply 307/31/2013

Nebraska Furniture Mart....biggest furniture in the USA!

by Anonymousreply 407/31/2013

Buying new and shoddily made furniture is so declasse. Luckily I've inherited some very special antique pieces that have beenin the family for generations.

They remain with me here in Mother's basement.

by Anonymousreply 507/31/2013

Room & Board

by Anonymousreply 607/31/2013

I like the stuff at World Market/Cost Plus

by Anonymousreply 707/31/2013

r5 = Precious Princess who smells of mothballs

by Anonymousreply 807/31/2013

[quote]They remain with me here in Mother's basement.

Any tips for getting out Chee-to stains?

by Anonymousreply 907/31/2013

OP, your examples are fine for people who need to fill a room safely. There are such people; they have other interests. Don't judge.

If you love furniture, you'll find yourself hitting antique malls. They cull the crap.

Auctions, estate sales, and thrift stores are good for gamblers, but you really need to accept the vibe before going or else it's a waste of time.

Warning: buying antique furniture off the internet is dangerous because all wood photographs beautifully - even if they ruined it with varnish stain.

by Anonymousreply 1007/31/2013

R5 Absolutely hilarious. I'll bet that you entertain on Flora Danica china in that beautiful basement.

by Anonymousreply 1107/31/2013

Knoll.

by Anonymousreply 1207/31/2013

My furniture is all handmade by expert craftsmen in the Arts and Crafts style, of course. There is no substitute for quality, except for, you know, being able to pay one's living expenses.

by Anonymousreply 1308/01/2013

Roche Bobois

by Anonymousreply 1408/01/2013

i can't drive/shop and need new furniture, art, rugs, a sofa and everything else. It's a nightmare to try and find things that aren't PB or C&B because it often ends up not looking like I imagined when I buy off the internet and there is no good way to find those bargain treasures. I even miss going to TJ Max and the like to find the occasional things for cheep that actually look good like frames.

I used to love going to antique stores, non chain stores and estate sales but now that I'm trying to find things like rugs and wood tables that you really need to see and touch it's so hard to tell if something is worth the price on line.

Any online art/furniture stores that have good quality and aren't really expensive? Especially rugs considering a good sized one is over 1K. I ordered a small one for a couple hundred and it looked nothing like the picture.

Help!

by Anonymousreply 1508/01/2013

Adirondack Museum Antique Show!

by Anonymousreply 1608/01/2013

I covet mother's curio cabinet containing her porcelain collection, but I shan't, I shan't dare. One day. One day, soon. I shall wait. The wait makes me want. A bold one am I. The cabinet, indeed.

by Anonymousreply 1708/01/2013

Ligne Rose.

by Anonymousreply 1808/01/2013

Sweden, UK, and Switzerland, all shipped here.

by Anonymousreply 1908/01/2013

Big Lots.

by Anonymousreply 2008/01/2013

Horchow and Restoration Hardware are awesome.

by Anonymousreply 2108/01/2013

My philosophy is that it's not where you shop, it's having an eye for what works for you and fits your vision of what your living space should look like.

by Anonymousreply 2208/01/2013

The Curb

by Anonymousreply 2308/01/2013

I use LEGO to make my own furniture.

by Anonymousreply 2408/01/2013

always buy classic. never the ones that look really dated and all. does not matter what brand/dumpster.

by Anonymousreply 2508/01/2013

Roche-bobois. Very pricey but superb quality and design.

by Anonymousreply 2608/01/2013

R5 has captured the DL zeitgeist to perfection!

by Anonymousreply 2708/01/2013

Try looking on Craigslist for quality pre owned pieces. I once bought a Hickory White gentlemen's chest for $125 just because the people were moving out and needed the giant chest gone.

You can also find antiques and good quality vintage furniture too.

by Anonymousreply 2808/01/2013

Jennifer Convertibles. They have an elegant collection of living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, mattresses, and devorative accents for people without style, class, or distinction.

by Anonymousreply 2908/01/2013

Pre owned? Really R28? Are you a Hyuandai salesman?

by Anonymousreply 3008/01/2013

No, seriously.

There are a certain class of pretentious assholes here who are always giving shit to those of us who buy from Pottery Barn, Ikea, Crate & Barrel, etc. So, where do you twats shop? (aside from Roche Bobois)

PS: R18, you got the name of the store wrong, so you're full of it.

PPS: Very happy with Pottery Barn, etc. Not all of us are rich.

by Anonymousreply 3108/01/2013

Wait until summer when all the college kids dump their stuff. Or wait until fall when it's all on the sidewalk waiting to be carried into the house.

by Anonymousreply 3208/01/2013

It's not that Pottery Barn is utter shit, OP, but completely overpriced for what it is. You can get better quality for less.

by Anonymousreply 3308/01/2013

I'm surprised no one has said he buys only "furniture made from responsibly farmed trees and from local, family-owned companies paying a living wage and full health benefits." That's the usual bullshit people like to sling around here.

by Anonymousreply 3408/01/2013

I goes to Amvets

by Anonymousreply 3508/01/2013

You've got taste R14. Love Roche Bobois.

by Anonymousreply 3608/01/2013

If Stickley doesn't make it, then I don't need it.

by Anonymousreply 3708/01/2013

Habitat for Humanity resale.

by Anonymousreply 3808/01/2013

How is Kreiss Collection?

by Anonymousreply 3908/01/2013

Pottery Barn and Restoration Hardware are way too expensive for what you get. As long as you are ok with unoriginal and functional you will do better at Macys, Bob's or Ashley.//

by Anonymousreply 4008/01/2013

Homedecorators.com, but you have to wade through. The rugs can be very good buys especially.

by Anonymousreply 4108/01/2013

[quote]It's not that Pottery Barn is utter shit, OP, but completely overpriced for what it is. You can get better quality for less.

OP is asking you to tell him where.

by Anonymousreply 4208/01/2013

I greatly love antique furniture because they used to make furniture to last and they used use real wood not pressed wood!! In antique stores you can get a good deal depending on the antique store and dealer.

The poster who mentioned Horchow, I couldn't agree with you more. Their furniture is extremely elegant and well made for new furniture. However, Horchow is very expensive and high end.

One of the ultimate places that sell extremely classy and extremely beautifully made furniture is Scully and Scully in New York City. You have to have big bucks to buy their furniture. I received their catalog and their furniture was extremely exquisite.

by Anonymousreply 4308/01/2013

Copenhagen Imports

by Anonymousreply 4408/01/2013

OP, how do you manage to stand up straight with that giant chip on your shoulder?

by Anonymousreply 4508/01/2013

I know this would sound like old colonial bullshit, but Ethan Allen has a lot that I like.

by Anonymousreply 4608/03/2013

One doesn't 'shop' for furniture. One curates through the family stock of inherited pieces and contracts for hand-made originals with handsome furniture makers.

by Anonymousreply 4708/03/2013

Flea markets mostly and my place looks fabulous as to what R22 said. It's not how much money you spend if you put imagination and work into the end result. And of course, planning wisely and editing to think like an interior designer is also necessary. I shop for a few Ikea pieces too, but most of my furniture is stuff I've "reimagined" or "repurposed."

by Anonymousreply 4808/03/2013

Prince William at R47 -- shouldn't you be feeding little George Alexander Louie, future King of England, with one of his silver spoons instead of posting on DL?

by Anonymousreply 4908/04/2013

I like Ikea. Their higher end stuff is nice and versatile and I like to build things so it all works out.

by Anonymousreply 5008/04/2013

The Dump. It's in Phoenix.

by Anonymousreply 5108/04/2013

NYC I don't want crap. I hate IKEA. I can't afford Stickley. Where? Raymour & Flaningan? Is that crap? Bob's? Lay-z-boy? Help me out.

by Anonymousreply 5209/21/2014

The Pleasure Chest.

by Anonymousreply 5309/21/2014

Craigslist

by Anonymousreply 5409/21/2014

West Elm and CB2

by Anonymousreply 5509/21/2014

LaZy Boy

by Anonymousreply 5609/21/2014

PB is overpriced. In California, I shop at Living Spaces.

by Anonymousreply 5709/21/2014
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