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A woman holds up a vase for her husband to check out. “What do you
think, honey?” she asks. “It’s ugly, ” he answers. “But it’s 50% off!”
she says. “Yeah,” he says patiently, “but it’s ugly.”
This example, my friends, is a clear case of the Curse of the Sale.
Oh, the seduction! The temptation! But as much as the deal and the
discount may make us think we're bound for retail victory, we're more
likely headed for retail folly.
Here are some tips for keeping the Curse from getting hold of you and your cherished home.
When shopping, first be clear about what you’d love to have. If you
find it, then -- and only then -- look at the price. Walk away if you
can’t afford it, of course. But this way, you'll buy only what you
absolutely love. You’ll not only save money in the long run, but you’ll
have plenty of value -- good pieces and good feelings -- to show for
Conduct this sensual and aesthetic experiment (which won't cost
you a dime). Go shopping for furniture and accessories with your senses in
charge. Pick out what attracts you. Do not look at price tags. If you find something fantastic, then check the price so you can choose wisely whether you can buy it.
At the very least, you will have felt the joy of having a home that you love and is fully you -- and be guided by this in your
future shopping. And who knows? You might just walk away with a
sensational piece that fits your budget -- and which you
will always know you chose for love, not money.