I consider myself a thrifty person. I prefer a thrift store to Macy's and love to think creatively when it comes to re-purposing an item. I've made a side table out of two nightstands. I've made Easter dresses out of a beautiful sheet. Just yesterday I was dumpster diving at a construction site (don't worry, I asked first, and yes, my husband's reaction was "What??") and was able to get some great wood and materials to use while constructing 2 floats for Westwood's 50th Anniversary next Friday (have you marked your calendars for the parade and festivities?). I was happy as a lark to get free materials that would have otherwise just gone to waste. So, I figured, it was time to get back on our Craigslist posts. It seems as though everyone is looking for a good deal these days, and we like to do our part to get the inspiration flowing.
1. Matching Nightstands: $35 each or $60 for both - West Mesa. I took nightstands such as these, added an mdf shelf in between to attach the two stands, added a new top to cover both the nightstands and the new shelf, painted it all one color and suddenly had a custom entry table.
2. Solid Wood Vintage Dresser: $80 - Mesa. Seems like a great deal if it really is in great condition.
3. Navy Blue Shelf: $100 - Mesa. Navy seems to be a very classic color choice. Wouldn't this be great in a child's room with your picture book collection?
4. Navy Office Chairs: Set of 4 is $50 - Mesa. Maybe I can't get enough navy? I love the clean lines on these chairs. Pair it up with a great wood table for a softer modern.
5. Table with 4 Chairs: $99 - Mesa. Apparently this and other items are available at an estate sale this weekend at 854 S. Revolta Cir, Mesa 85208.
Also, if you want to hit up more garage/estate sales, here are some others that I've heard about this weekend:
- Estate Sale via "My Dear Trash" at 2222 E. Hackamore St. Mesa 85213. Open from 7:00 AM - Noon.
- Gated Community Garage Sale near Val Vista and University. Opens at 7:00.
If you know of anymore sales, please let us know.