The Decorating Diva in Tampa Bay Times
The Decorating Diva was quoted in a recent article on dorm decorating (inexpensively) in the Tampa Bay Times.
Here’s part of the article:
Unfortunately, just because something is cheap doesn’t mean it’s a smart buy.
“Some things may appear inexpensive, and they’re good, and there are other things that are inexpensive and the quality doesn’t hold up,” said designer and thrift-store hunter Carmen Natschke, who runs TheDecoratingDiva.com. “You may pay less money now, but in the long run, it’s going to cost you.”
and more here:
- The prices you see aren’t always the ones you’ll pay. “I wouldn’t call it haggling, but you can negotiate with them,” said Natschke, who once bought a thrift-store buffet listed at $100 for only $25. It can’t hurt to make an offer on a damaged piece, and see if the seller will take it.
Read the entire article here.
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