Wanna know how we managed to score our chinoiserie jars? Read this post to learn how to stop for blue and white chinoiserie finds on a budget!
How to Shop for Blue and White Chinoiserie Finds on a Budget (& Chinoiserie Items You Can Buy Online Under $50)
I love chinoiserie prints – especially blue and white chinoiserie jars. There’s something about them that is so classic yet stylish and I’ve slowly been finding myself becoming more drawn to those prints. While I would not say that our house is completely adorned with them, I have quite a few chinoiserie jars that I’ve managed to score under $30 each.
Although there’s definitely a benefit to having vintage chinoiserie jars, you can easily achieve the look of chinoiserie for less and for fairly good quality. Here are some of my tips for finding chinoiserie pieces for under $50.
SHOP AT THRIFT STORES:
Thrift stores often get a bad reputation, but you can find quite a few good items at thrift stores that are high quality and budget-friendly. For example, there was a table I purchased from a thrift store that I got for a ridiculously good price and we still have it! We use it downstairs, however since we do not have a dining room anymore, but it’s still in great condition despite coming with us from three different places.
Consider browsing your local second-hand shop for chinoiserie items to see if anyone’s donated some items there that they no longer needed.
BROWSE HOME DECOR STORES:
This is 100% not sponsored, but home decor stores such as Ross, Home Goods/TJ Maxx is typically a gold mine for budget-friendly chinoiserie items. At my local Home Goods, there’s an entire shelf compiled of blue and white chinoiserie items of different sizes and shapes. Where you’re looking for a planter or a vase or a ginger jar, you can find them all at Home Goods. In fact, one of my chinoiserie items, I snagged from Home Goods for under $30 and both a jar and a planter from Ross for under $30 total! Unbelievable.
CONSIDER ONLINE CONSIGNMENT SHOPS:
If you’re looking for chinoiserie jars that are of higher quality but moderate in price, I’d consider browsing the “chinoiserie” hashtag for consignment shops that are selling them. Often times they are antique items, but they’re sold for less than the original price it went for in its prime. You can find everything from antique plates to serving trays to ginger jars. It’s a great place to look to see if you can find some items that fit what you’re searching for in a jar.
What are some of your tips for scoring chinoiserie jars on a budget?