Posts Tagged "cheap"

November 20, 2009

you can afford it friday

pillow round-up

Hey OK Great! I’m back with the newest You Can Afford it Friday round-up. This time, I’ve got 9 great pillows/pillow covers under $50. Changing out pillows is a great way to spruce up your living room/bedroom/etc, without doing a whole lot or spending a whole lot. And pillow covers are easy to stash in a closet, so you’ve not no storage excuse.

[1] Thermos pillow cover by coucousalut, $25 [2] Bird on linen pillow by Roddy and Ginger, $35 [3] Animal plushies by Tiny Whales, $25 each [4] Wild and Wooly pillow by Anthropologie, $29.95 [5] Duikers in red pillow cover by Skinny Laminx, $35 [6] Genine owl pillow by Urban Outfitters, $28 [7] Miki pillow cover by Maramiki, $34-48 [8] Tatami handprinted pillow cover by Kalla, $30 [9] Geo Pleated pillow by Urban Outfitters, $36

See you next week! As always with OK Great features, if you have a submission we’d love to hear about it. You Can Afford It Fridays submissions or round-up ideas can be sent to me (Ellie) at mintdesignblog [at] gmail [dot] com.


July 1, 2009

Legacy of Frugality: July Buys

Happy July 1st, everybody (rabbit, rabbit)!   


In my real life, I’m a crazy bargain hunter (craaazzzyy) and since I spend a lot of my time scouring the interwebs for new content for OK Great, I come across a lot of goods that catch my eye but don’t make it onton the blog for one reason or another.  Being a thrifty shopper, I bookmark damn near every bargain buy I find, swearing that I’ll purchase each “later”.  Later inevitably turns to never and they get lost in the veritable corn maize that is my desktop.So!

After the jump, my top 10 picks for items, big + small for the savvy summer shopper…

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