I have made every effort, as of late, to refrain from purchasing items that will need further costs or work associated with them in order to make them usable or complete.
The ideas and thoughts of "Oh my, with a coat of paint, or a little sewing or a crocheted edge...."
just don't stop. :-)
I have had to refrain because I end up with rooms full of unfinished "things" that eventually end up
at one of our yard sales or Goodwill, which, in and of itself is not bad,
it just does not fit in with my new mantra:
But some things are just simply worth it:
Do not let the price tag fool you...I took this dress to the manager and pointed out the broken zipper and she reduced the price to $9...yes $9!!!
cheap frugal side shows it's true colors.)
Insert new zipper.
BTW - I paid someone to do this for me as I fear the sewing machine...
it cost more than the dress, haha.
In this respect, I have a lot of respect for time and do not exercise my
cheap frugal side.
Have a Frugal Weekend!!!