Where to Find Nice, Cheap Furniture in Los Angeles
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While the cost of living may be pricey in the land of Hollywood dreams, great furniture doesn’t have to be. In fact, Los Angeles boasts several unique and affordable stores, where you can find everything from a bed to lighting to bathroom décor. Check out the following places, located all around the city, for a varied and inexpensive selection of furniture sure to accommodate any design or space need.
Revival Furniture – Lincoln Heights
What: Revival is owned by two sisters and features refurbished pieces of furniture. The store is small, but the turnover is very high, with the selection changing weekly. So if you see something you love, grab it while you can. Prices are moderate to cheap, and customers are urged to visit on a biweekly-to-monthly basis to see the most selection. Additionally, Revival is full of art, knick-knacks and a dollar basket filled with vintage jewelry.
Where: 181 N Avenue 21, Los Angeles, CA 90031
The Sofa Company – Pasadena
What: With a motto of, “You design it, we built it,” The Sofa Company is indeed the best place to go for your personalized and custom-made sofa. After browsing the showroom, you pick from more than 75 styles, going over frames, wood bases, features and measurements. Everything is customizable, and you can combine styles or features from any of the available pieces. Then, you choose a fabric from the equally large selection, and in four to six weeks, you’re specially-built furniture is delivered. If you’re at a total loss for where to start, the company also offers home consultations, and in addition to sofas, the company sells lounge chairs, love seats, accent chairs, dining chairs, bed frames and coffee tables. Although almost all selections are affordable, you can save even more money by purchasing one of the floor samples or a closeout fabric.
Where: 100 W Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91105
Sweet Dream – Koreatown
What: The showroom may be small, but the quality therein is unparalleled, and customers are encouraged to explore and order from their extensive catalog. In addition to a wide selection of contemporary beds, dining tables and chairs and furniture sets, Sweet Dream also carries rugs, accent pieces, fabric and accessories. The store will usually match the lowest price of another store, and free delivery and assembly are available.
Where: 909 S Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Loft Appeal – Downtown
What: As its name indicates, Loft Appeal caters to the needs of loft residents and specializes in getting the most out of a small space. Just some of the items available include lamps, curtains, mugs, bookcase, canvas prints, futons, Murphy beds, dining sets, bar tables and chairs, stools, cocktail tables, sofas, entertainment centers, bedding, vases, bedroom sets, reclining chairs and outdoor seating. The store offers a range of prices on the pieces in its eclectic collection, and discounts may be available on floor models. If you feel overwhelmed with the task of decorating your rental loft or condo, the store even offers in-house design consultations.
Where: 903 S Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
PJs Sleep Company – Mid-City West, West Hollywood
What: If you’re looking for an easy, straight-forward and comfortable bed-purchasing experience, PJs is your place. In addition to excellent customer service not curbed by commissions or haggling, the associates at PJs offer you all the information and patience necessary to find the perfect bed to suit your sleeping needs. You can also purchase furniture to compliment your bed, and best of all, immediate delivery is available for all items.
Where: 415 N Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Spitfire Interiors – Whittier
What: Spitfire lives up to its name with furniture and accessories reflecting vintage rock and roll, punk and gothic styles. The store features local artists’ work and specializes in unique, edgy pieces. Along with dressers, paintings and bathroom décor, you can find pinstriped furniture, gag gifts and purses in this out-of-the-box store located just outside L.A.
Where: 12909 Philadelphia Street, Whittier, CA 90601