Oscar Knows.

milk jugs form an igloo at Anthropologie

Oscar the Grouch is a guy who knows how to appreciate trash. Take a different point of view of the stuff you normally consider junk and you can often solve a visual merchandising dilemma – no joke! For re-purposing and found-object inspiration take a simple trip to

old fire exitingishers from craigslist

•    Yard sales
•    Estate sales
•    Auctions
•    Craigslist
•    Your own basement

Keep your eyes open for simple, everyday items that are capable of adding visual interest when used in creative and relevant ways.

garage sale chairs painted red

toasted day old bread as wall art