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Tips for Buying Vintage!

Finally! I found a beautiful vintage sofa- exactly what I was looking for- just up the street at a local shop. The price started at $3,500, but after a few visits and inquiries with the shop owner, we settled on $1800! Of course, I calmly paid for my treasure and sauntered down the street singing to myself, "I'm bad, I know it, I'm bad, shamone!" If you're considering buying vintage here are a few tips that might help: 1. Buyer takes all- buying vintage usually means no returns. Some shops will let you take the piece out on approval with a credit card (this isn't usually an option at Flea Markets or online sales). Bring paint colors, photos, etc. from...

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