Where to Find Nice, Cheap Home Decor in Atlanta
From antique and second-hand shopping in Decatur to the kitschy design studios of Midtown to the funky boutiques in the Virginia Highlands, Atlanta is an eclectic mix of style and sophistication. Whether you’re moving to Atlanta from across the country or across town, great, budget-conscious furniture and home décor stores are all within minutes from your new Atlanta home.
Sam Flax Art & Design Store
What: Nestled in one of the most affluent neighborhoods of Atlanta, Sam Flax offers art supplies, home décor, and, if you’re the crafty type yourself, desks to build/sew/paint/create things on. Plus, you’ll find funky storage units, chairs, bookcases and lighting – plus deals on custom framing.Where: 1460 Northside Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Victory Vintage Home
What: With more mid-century modern pieces than you’ll know what to do with, Victory Vintage is your one-stop shop for all things 1950s and 1960s retro. Pieces are from estate sales and auctions from all over the country, and most items come with a story from the store’s owner if you ask.
Where: 303 E. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030
What: The name of this consignment store comes from its offering “snooty” items at “savvy” prices. Chairs, sofas, lamps, beds, tables, art, mirrors and home accessories are almost all traditional or contemporary, and the pieces are fairly unique. Prices vary from budget-friendly to expensive, but the collection is extensive.
Where: 1187 Howell Mill Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
A Classy Flea
What: This – you guessed it – flea market offers cottage-style art, furniture, home décor and jewelry and prides itself on its excellent customer service. Cool finds include vintage metal signs, trunks with ornate carvings, real-wood desks and tables and embroidered lace curtains.
Where: 1355 Roswell Rd., Marietta, GA 30062
Urban Cottage, Inc.
What: Pottery Barn-esque in style, the Urban Cottage, Inc. is in the Virginia-Highland neighborhood of Atlanta, where cute shops selling gifts and cupcakes are within walking distance. Urban Cottage offers beds, dressers, bedside tables, bedding, living room furniture, rugs and upholstery, in case you want to change what’s already in your home or in the store.
Where: 998 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306
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