Mid Century Design for Less

We get a lot of questions on Roomhints on how to create a beautiful design without spending a fortune. You just purchased a home and are now in shock at the price it will cost to furnish it. Well, you are in luck.

Craigslist Eugene

We absolutely love vintage and used items. They are good for the environment and some pieces have such a wonderful history and energy associated with them. For example, I have a hutch from my grandmother that is from the 16th century. I know that this piece brings an amazing amount of wisdom and respect for our ancestors within the space.

Pro Hint: On Craigslist, Eugene, Portland is a hidden gold mine for amazing mid-century modern furniture. Here are some of our favorites finds on Craigslist Eugene, Portland.

Mid-century Modern Chest $400 (OBO)

craigslist eugene


Teak dining table $300 (OBO)

If you were to buy this table new it would cost upwards of $1500 to $2500.

teak dining table

 Harry Bertoia Diamond Chairs Knoll Mid Century Modern Vintage – $500

These chairs would be around $800+ each on Design Within Reach.

patio chairs

 Mid Century Modern Children’s Desk – $195 

This is another gem from Craigslist Eugene. The details on this desk are impeccable. The legs and handles are perfect. This desk will last a lifetime.

teak mid century modern desk

 MCM Vintage Modern pottery Table Lamps with Shades mid-century YELLOW – $95 

These lamps are so perfect for adding color into any space. They look to be in excellent condition and a great price too!

yellow lamps

In conclusion:

Shipping may be the most expensive part but if you can make a road trip to Eugene, Portland. I am sure you will find all the items you need to furnish your new house.

Check out this link for more mid-century modern design ideas!

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