Two Smart Spots to Splurge When Shopping for Home

Two Smart Spots to Splurge When Shopping for Home

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Jennifer Hunter
Sep 12, 2015

When you're getting ready to spend many your hard-earned dollars on a decor splurge, you want to make sure you're investing that money wisely. Spend in these two strategic places and get the most bang for your buck.

The workhorse

The workhorse is the thing that you will use every day so it needs to last – like a sofa. Buying good quality will probably save you money in the long run as solid construction and classic shapes will go the distance. Make sure to thoroughly research and test your potential workhorse before you buy, because the whole goal is to keep it going as long as possible.

The statement piece

The statement piece is that cool thing that everyone will notice first and remember later when they walk into your home. Splurge here to get what you really love — trying to save a few buck by settling for your second choice probably won't satisfy your craving.

The beauty is, once you've outfitted your home with these two purchases, your space will always have the perfect combo of function and flair, no matter what else you choose to bring in. And remember, there's nothing to say that these two purchases can't be combined into one, big mega-smart buy that encompasses both qualities.

Do you shop this way? What has been your best splurge?

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