Poking through old furniture, stumbling on vintage gems and turning the corner to face a used piece of art that looks like it was made just for your home — the thrills of thrift shopping are plentiful. If you plan on staying away from the crowds chasing sales and want to get your thrift on during this three-day holiday weekend, we've gathered our favorite tips, ideas and inspiration so you have your best, most awesome thrift adventures yet!
A successful thrift trip needs five things:
Want to DIY? Here's what to look for when you shop:
Want to know where to go?
How to clean up your thrift store finds:
Here's how to get the best deal:
Don't bring home any unwanted guests:
Don't forget to consider whether you need what you're about to buy:
And please, please do this if you thrift any art this weekend:
What thrift shopping tips and ideas would you add to this list? Share your best thrift advice in the comments below!