It's not easy nowadays to find vintage goods in great condition and at a bargain price. Dealers and flea market sellers are savvy to the demand for well-made, one-of-a-kind furniture and home goods. But that's not to say you can't score a deal on an almost-good castoff and improve upon it with a little elbow grease. So roll up your sleeves and use these tried-and-true hacks to update just about anything you pick up at a secondhand shop or on Apartment Therapy Marketplace.
from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/10-diy-hacks-to-know-when-buying-secondhand-finds-243645