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All's fair when I'm on the bargaining table!---------


Well, I won't be rearranging design in the living room very much anymore! There is a furniture store that is going out of business here in town and Bud and I decided to stop by yesterday, just to look, on the way home from lunch yesterday. And we ended up going home and moving out the old black leather set and cleaning up the carpet really good to make room for the new couch and loveseat we purchased. There was no intention of buying in Bud's mind when we walked through the store's entrance, that I know. He was just in there with me, browsing to see what prices were 'slashed'. With me tho, it was in the back of my mind to find something that was a bargain. Regularly $1299 for the two piece set...guess what? I got them to bargain with me; well-built, solid and well-finished and got an unbelievable price of----ready? Bud says I should be ashamed of myself taking advantage of their losses. I say: "Oh well. When they have window signs that say no offer is refused, it worked for me." $199.99 for BOTH pieces!! Yes....with tax less than $250 for a new couch and a new loveseat! add to the sweetness of it delivery! The colors are nice for a change. No black and darkness. It was delivered late last night, so I had to take photos with the blinds pulled...I can't wait to see the living room in full sunshine filtering through the windows. I think taking out the black leather and having this brocade colorful set will brighten up the room a bit. It's difficult to get sunlight in the house even with lots of windows---the house sits on an angle with the sun...

POSTED: Friday, July 23rd, 2010
4:40 A.M.

If my mom were alive today, she'd be celebrating her 99th birthday today.


  1. Wow what a bargain. Looks great and puss thinks its OK?

  2. Thanks for visiting!
    I love your new set, that is one awesome price. I think that if I found a set for that price new my husband would be all for it and finally I would get a new couch!!!!

    :) Michelle

  3. Wow! You did great! That is an unheard of price - and it looks great!

  4. First... I know my mom is probably giving your mom a "tea" in Heaven. That's what my mother loved to do. Entertain. My mother's birthdays are always a little tough for me, but she's only been gone two years.
    You did GOOD, girl friend! A sofa AND a love seat. Woo-hoo!
    Good for you.
    Have a great day.
    Ladybug Creek

  5. What a price! I love your mindset when you said that the sign read "no offer will be refused", and your thought was, "works for me". I had to chuckle.

    Your new pieces look great!

  6. Amazing - bowing to you, Anni! You are a queen among queens of bargains!! Beautiful couches and the kitty likes them, too. xoxo Nancy

  7. What a deal. You do not find prices like that in our area unless it is at a yardsale. Thanks for visiting my site!!!

  8. My thoughts are with you today on your Mom's Birthday...What a bargain and it is just colors and everything..I love it...Looks like someone else does too...Smokey usually smells anything new for several days before he will lie on it like that...Enjoy!
    Mama Bear

  9. i'm always a little unsure of myself with haggling, but good for you! that is a definite steal!

    glad you came by the cape on the corner, and thanks for your positive words on my bedroom revamp!

  10. Wow, you are an amazing bargainer! I can't imagine getting such a good deal - beautiful set!!

    DC was born on your mom's 31st birthday. Think of that.

  11. Wow! What a a bargain- you should be so proud! Thanks for stopping by- I am off to check out your photography blog too. ~Michelle

  12. Now THAT is a great deal. All's fair I say. Good for you and thanks for stopping by.

  13. Those couches look fantastic and what a steal! The cat approves too. :)

  14. That's a real bargain and a pretty one too!! congratulations on a fab deal!

  15. Wow what a bargain! Happy 99th to your mom in heaven:)

  16. Hi Anni, beautiful sofa, and wow, what a deal. I see the cat has approved also! Glad you came by,

  17. Anonymous7/23/2010

    What a great deal! Good job bargaining!

  18. That is what I call a BARGOON!~ Awesome, looks great, cat is happy too.

  19. I can't even believe how thrifty you are! I would love to go junking with you...I bet you scoop up the best deals!!
    Your new furniture looks great in your green room. Even your kitty seems to think so.

  20. Wow! You did get a great bargain - very pretty. Looks like someone has already found their favorite spot. :D
    Have a great weekend.

  21. It looks lovely - and what a bargain!

  22. Great new set! What an awesome find!
    Thank you for stopping by my blog!

  23. It is great to find something that you need at a great price!!! What a deal! I am your newest follower. Thanks for stopping by today.
    Bonnie :)

  24. Hi Annie!
    Thanks for visiting my blog. Wow! the furniture deal was fabulous, you rock!
    Worth cleaning out the rug for!

    Thanks for visiting my crochet blog too! Till next time, have a great weekend.

  25. What a great deal!! I bet you are thrilled.

  26. Happy Birthday to your precious angel mom, love you.

  27. what a blessing for ya'll!!

  28. NOT EVEN!!!! What a lucky day! I think they're very pretty and there's nothing like something new to perk up the house! Good job.

    Happy birthday to your mom...

  29. wow you did great!! I see the kitty is breaking it in so it doesn't smell new : )

  30. WOW You did very good! Great bargain!

  31. Hi Anni, Your new sofa set looks great in that room. Seems like you cat lus it too. Thanks for sharing and also for stopping by. Have a great week...Julian



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