"My friends call me Lindsay Kijiji because I'm so good at it."
They're not wrong. Lindsay McMullen's sunny one-bedroom flat off Rocky Lake Drive wouldn't have its distinctively Home-Polish-
"They were like, 'Lindsay your style would be perfect for this place,'" says McMullen. And now she can't imagine living anywhere else.
"For me, I love the idea of living a little bit outside of the city. My style is like, mid-century modern-meets-farmhouse. Chip and Joanna Gaines kind of," she says of the HGTV power-couple that helped to inspire her taste.
But she says the thrifty way she outfitted her first solo living space has become her claim to fame, crediting Frenchy's, Salvation Army, Value Village and, of course, Kijiji as the shopping destinations she had the most luck with. McMullen got everything from her Papasan-style chair to her cowhide rug to the baskets she's potted
"I would look at Kijiji every day and see what would come up," says McMullen, whose only brand new splurge was her couch (which she bought from Wayfair). "In my
"I'm a single, 25-year-old female but I'm choosing to live that kind of granny life," she says of her beautiful, pre-loved place on the outskirts of town. "But really it's only a 25-minute drive to the city."