How to find the Good Stuff on Facebook Marketplace

As you all know, hunting for treasures is my favorite thing to do. And while a part of my heart will always belong to Craigslist, lately I’ve been cheating on Craigslist and am having better luck on Facebook Marketplace.

A few months ago a got a message from my friend Rebecca asking if I had ever used Facebook Marketplace. I’ll be honest, I didn’t think it was as much of a “thing” as it is and I hadn’t ever seriously explored it. Rebecca started sharing some of the things she had recently purchased for her new house (which is amazing, go check out her posts) and I was instantly HOOKED. She had gotten the best deals in Michigan, I had to explore what was going on in DC.

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Rummaging 101: Identifying Natural Fibers (aka: Your Fiber Cyber Study)

Last week we talked about the difference between Wicker and Rattan and it got me thinking about how I am probably really butchering the names of the fibers that actually make up different materials. For example, any basket I see is basically “rattan” to me. Or any natural fiber rug is “jute”. But that’s obviously not the case.

Today I thought it would be helpful to identify the difference in all these natural fiber materials. What’s the difference between bamboo and rattan? Or what is the difference between cane and rattan? Check out the information below:

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