Now I see it (on my weekly walk through the SA when I drop my son off to work out)…..
The advent of design blogs, Pinterest and Craigslist has made repurposing old furniture commonplace, even amongst the well-able-to-afford-new homeowners. What I have not been alone in discovering is that some of the furniture found in thrift stores surpasses the quality of brand new furniture by a long shot. Some of it is junk – but some pieces are solid wood, finely crafted, and in impeccable condition.
The popularity of thrift stores that carry furniture has surely doubled or tripled over the last decade, which in our wasteful world is a beautiful thing. In my weekly meander through a nearby Salvation Army thrift store with a large furniture selection, there are always a dozen or more china cabinets of various sizes and shapes.
Just look at the possibilities of where you could take an outdated Craigslist or thrift store china cabinet: