Bar Keeper’s Friend. This non-abrasive cleaner cleans copper, silver plate and brass beautifully. So don’t pass up tarnished or dirty items. They come clean quickly
Goo Gone This will get off price sticker goo and tape goo!
Black, gold or ivory spray paint Converts ugly picture frames into something tasteful. Spray paint is also great to cover wooden flatware boxes or small side tables or stools. A bit of sandpaper can be useful to roughen up items before painting.
A pair of staple removers. Many thrift stores staple price tags on clothes or directly to the item. Best to remove those staples with care.