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Thrift Store Shopping: Reap the Rewards of Reuse

Buying home furnishings from flea markets, antique shops and thrift stores is the ultimate green.

An old coffee percolator finds new life as a planter.
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Add fun trim and interesting details to old pillows.
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Though it may take time to rummage through vintage clothes, you can find lots of great steals.
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You can find thousands of treasures at the antique store.
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Don't overlook crowded bargain tables; keep an eye out for interesting decor items.
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Antique furniture adds a touch of history and originality to your home.
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Collections of old tools add personality to your garage or tool shed.
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Interesting servingware is sure to spawn conversations with friends.
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