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I’ve been writing about furniture, decor, home hacks and online shopping for years, so I feel confident when I say I know a thing or two about where to buy furniture and decor online without going broke. In 2020 I redesigned my old 500-square-foot Brooklyn one-bedroom apartment into a stylish two-person live and work space on a budget. Now, I am meticulously renovating and restoring a 100-year-old house in London while trying not to break the bank.

Quick Overview

Albany Park

$1,249$1,509Save $260See at Albany Park

Park Armchair

$513$789Save $276See at Albany Park

Albany Ottoman

$299$399Save $100See at Albany Park

Orin Genuine Leather Bench

$213$240Save $27See at AllModern

Sabine Metal Round Wall Mirror

$70$90Save $20See at AllModern

Althoff Storage Cotton Rope Basket

$30See at AllModern

Pendleton Explorer King Quilt Set

$237$349Save $112See at Amazon

CozyBerry Glass Candle Warmer Lamp

$50$60Save $10See at Amazon

Coop Home Goods Original Adjustable Pillow

$68$75Save $8See at Amazon

Marietta Napkins (set of 4)

$40$58Save $18See at Anthropologie

Maeve by Anthropologie Organic Sateen Sheet Set (queen)

$198See at Anthropologie

Embroidered Manette Curtain (84-inches)

$118See at Anthropologie

West Elm Callie Woven Pendant (35 inch)

$239See at AptDeco

Herman Miller Nelson Cigar Lotus Floor Lamp

$400See at AptDeco

Vintage Wooden Vanity with Matching Chair Set

$270$300Save $30See at AptDeco

Aiken Dining Table

$806$948Save $142See at Apt2B

Watts Floor Lamp

$100$118Save $18See at Apt2B

Pothos Planter Set

$92$108Save $16See at Apt2B

Damask Petals Braided Jute Area Rug (8′ x 10′)

$425$556Save $131See at Birch Lane

https://www.birchlane.com/furniture/pdp/cherise-accent-stool-seho8075.html?piid=55976398

$237$302Save $65See at Birch Lane

Kealan Persimmon Framed Canvas by Emma Daisy (18″ x24″)

$102See at Birch Lane

Block Nomad Sofa Sectional

$1,669$2,090Save $421See at Burrow

Index Wall Shelf

$249$299Save $50See at Burrow

Prospect Nightstand

$409$450Save $41See at Burrow

Wayne Armchair

$899See at Castlery

Emmerson Adjustable Standing Desk

$529$699Save $170See at Castlery

Crescent Bed

$1,169$1,299Save $130See at Castlery

Le Creuset 5-Quart Enameled Cast Iron Braiser

$332$415Save $83See at Crate & Barrel

Ashore Grey Mahogany Wood Outdoor Dining Table

$480$1,199Save $719See at Crate & Barrel

Seesaw Cream Nursery Power Recliner Chair

$799$999Save $200See at Crate & Barrel

Floral Hand Painted Taper Candles

$16See at Etsy

Clementine Unframed Print

$35See at Etsy

French Linen Ticking Stripe Duvet Cover

$310See at Etsy

Wooden Hanger

$12See at H&M

Large Stoneware Candelabra

$27See at H&M

Holt Sleeper Sofa

$2,132$3,876Save $1,744See at Joybird

Collins Chair

$650$1,000Save $350See at Joybird

Lewis Sofa

$1,584$2,515Save $931See at Joybird

Gatlin Storage Queen Platform Bed

$999$1,469Save $470See at Macy’s

Ascend Step Stool

$84$99Save $15See at Macy’s

Swivel Task Office Chair

$145$161Save $16See at Macy’s

HAY George Sowden Electric Kettle

$75$125Save $50See at MoMA Design Store

Mosser Glass Cake Stand

$56$75Save $19See at MoMA Design Store

Bluefeel Kruca Camping Fan

$50$68Save $18See at MoMA Design Store

Le Creuset Heritage Rectangular Baking Dishes (3 pieces)

$135$195Save $60See at Nordstrom

The Conran Shop Small Stripe Vase

$35$70Save $35See at Nordstrom

Sijo Eucalyptus Tencel Lyocell Sheet Set (Queen)

$185See at Nordstrom

Linen Ticking Stripe Tea Towels (set of 2)

$14$30Save $16See at Pottery Barn

Faye Textured Striped Pillow (cover only)

$34$69Save $35See at Pottery Barn

Modern Farmhouse House Numbers

$25See at Pottery Barn

Vintage Windsor Dining Benc

$200See at Target

Accordion Hook Rail Black

$16See at Target

Buttercup Diamond Vintage Persian Woven Rug (7′ x 10′)

$200See at Target

DOIY Rodeo Boot Vase

$40See at Urban Outfitters

Rattan C-Side Table

$99See at Urban Outfitters

Toile Duvet Set (Queen)

$89See at Urban Outfitters

Beautiful Drew Chair by Drew Barrymore

$298See at Walmart

BEAUTYPEAK Full Length Mirror (64″ x 21″)

$60$189Save $129See at Walmart

Mainstays Mini Rattan Table Lamp

$11See at Walmart

16” Metal Tabletop Candlesticks (set of 3)

$68$81Save $13See at Wayfair

Kelly Clarkson Home Somers Antique Copper Shaded Pendant

$90$100Save $10See at Wayfair

Longshore Tides Green Walfried Sheet Set (Queen)

$28$40Save $12See at Wayfair

Mid-Century Drink Table

$129$149Save $20See at West Elm

Mid-Century Basketweave Curtain Pair (95″ L)

$100$318Save $218See at West Elm

Handwoven Rattan Placemat

$10$15Save $5See at West Elm

Honey Rattan Daybed Frame

$600See at World Market

Camden Round All Weather Wicker Outdoor Chair

$130See at World Market

Mini Teak Wood Decorative Stool

$40See at World Market

Linda Wood Platform Bed Frame (Queen)

$539See at Zinus

Ada Sling Accent Chair

$220See at Zinus

Zinus Original Green Tea Mattress (Memory Foam, Queen)

$399See at ZinusSee 66 more

I’m often asked by friends and followers where I shop for home decor and how I find the best deals. My number one piece of advice when renovating or redecorating is that you shouldn’t buy furniture or decor with the idea that it will just be replaced eventually. My philosophy is that it’s better to go without a nightstand or a desk temporarily rather than buy something impulsively that isn’t exactly what you want.

The other thing I tell people? You should rarely — if ever! — buy furniture or decor at full price. Bulky items like mattresses and sofas tend to have major markdowns cyclically on major shopping holidays like Presidents’ Day, Labor Day and the Fourth of July. Home linens like towels, bedding and throw pillows can be found in retailers’ sale sections throughout the year, especially when the seasons are changing. If you’re looking for something in particular, like twisted barley side tables, apothecary-style storage draws or a child’s sized desk, those items can — with a bit of luck — be found at thrift stores, vintage stores and online resale shops like Etsy.

From A to Z, below I’m dishing on all of the online furniture and home decor sites that should be on your radar before you begin your next renovation. Happy decorating!

Albany Park

Albany Park is a direct-to-consumer brand that exclusively sells its furniture online, which is why it’s a great destination for affordable furniture and decor. We, in particular, recommend it as a destination for buying sofas and couches, armchairs, and other bulkier items that can be expensive at other retailers.

Albany Park

$1,249$1,509Save $260See at Albany Park

Park Armchair

$513$789Save $276See at Albany Park

Albany Ottoman

$299$399Save $100See at Albany Park

AllModern

The mid-century-modern cousin to Wayfair, AllModern is the destination for modern and mid-century-inspired furniture such as Danish modular seating, abstract fiber wall hangings and wooden tapered legs on sofas, chairs and tables. In fact, I bought my faux leather sofa from AllModern over five years ago and to this day people still think it’s a convincing dupe for Article’s pricier Sven sofa — though I paid a fraction of that price for it. There’s a reason mid-century-modern decor has staying power, after all.

Orin Genuine Leather Bench

$213$240Save $27See at AllModern

Sabine Metal Round Wall Mirror

$70$90Save $20See at AllModern

Althoff Storage Cotton Rope Basket

$30See at AllModern

Amazon

Of course, you’ve already probably browsed for furniture on Amazon, but we have a few tricks and tips to keep in mind when trying to find products that are actually good on Amazon (which, yes, can sometimes be very tricky). We recommend sticking to Amazon’s Premium Home brands for items that are from trustworthy sources, as well as sticking to general brand names you recognize. Amazon, like Walmart, Target and Wayfair, has an open marketplace, which means products sold on its site can come from third-party sellers. We typically advise against buying products from third-party sellers, especially those with little or no reviews or low ratings. Overall, we recommend sticking to four-star items and above on Amazon and double check where and who you’re ordering from when it comes to high-ticket items on Amazon.

Pendleton Explorer King Quilt Set

$237$349Save $112See at Amazon

CozyBerry Glass Candle Warmer Lamp

$50$60Save $10See at Amazon

Coop Home Goods Original Adjustable Pillow

$68$75Save $8See at Amazon

Anthropologie

Before you say it, no, Anthropologie is traditionally not a super affordable place to buy furniture. But it can be an affordable place to buy decor and tchotchkes on the cheap if you know when and where to browse. Anthropologie runs several furniture and decor sales throughout the year, marking down stylish brands such as House of Hackney and GP & J Baker to prices that are easier to swallow. I own a lot of items from Anthropologie, but I’ve never — and I mean never — purchased anything at full price. I’ve stocked up on cute decor such as iridescent wine glasses, colorful kitchen towels and washcloths, bathroom rugs, shower curtains and more from the sale.

Marietta Napkins (set of 4)

$40$58Save $18See at Anthropologie

Maeve by Anthropologie Organic Sateen Sheet Set (queen)

$198See at Anthropologie

Embroidered Manette Curtain (84-inches)

$118See at Anthropologie

AptDeco

AptDeco is the place to buy and sell used, vintage and antique furniture. The brand makes it easy by handling pickup and delivery for you. Shop names brands such as West Elm, Article, Jonathan Adler and Pottery Barn on the cheap. I’ve purchased several items for my home from AptDeco over the years like a vintage china cabinet and a West Elm desk, even bringing them with me when I moved abroad. AptDeco is available to anyone located in the contiguous United States.

West Elm Callie Woven Pendant (35 inch)

$239See at AptDeco

Herman Miller Nelson Cigar Lotus Floor Lamp

$400See at AptDeco

Vintage Wooden Vanity with Matching Chair Set

$270$300Save $30See at AptDeco

Apt2B

Apt2B is an LA-based online furniture and home decor brand that specializes in fun, functional and quality furniture for the home. In fact, the brand’s Harper Sleeper Sofa is one of the best-reviewed sleeper sofas on the internet. It’s a great brand to invest in bulkier pieces like sectional sofas and sleeper beds.

Aiken Dining Table

$806$948Save $142See at Apt2B

Watts Floor Lamp

$100$118Save $18See at Apt2B

Pothos Planter Set

$92$108Save $16See at Apt2B

Birch Lane

Birch Lane is the most traditional decor brand under the Wayfair family umbrella, specializing in styles such as farmhouse, coastal, traditional and rustic. From shaker-style bedroom furniture to colonial rush-seat dining chairs, Birch Lane is the destination for those who are looking for classic, traditional looks with modern flair.

Damask Petals Braided Jute Area Rug (8′ x 10′)

$425$556Save $131See at Birch Lane

https://www.birchlane.com/furniture/pdp/cherise-accent-stool-seho8075.html?piid=55976398

$237$302Save $65See at Birch Lane

Kealan Persimmon Framed Canvas by Emma Daisy (18″ x24″)

$102See at Birch Lane

Burrow

Burrow is a U.S.-based luxury furniture company that specializes in scratch- and stain-resistant seating that’s modular and designed to grow with you and your family. The modular pieces mean that even their bulkiest pieces, like sofas and armchairs, are easy to move and arrange in any room of your home.

Block Nomad Sofa Sectional

$1,669$2,090Save $421See at Burrow

Index Wall Shelf

$249$299Save $50See at Burrow

Prospect Nightstand

$409$450Save $41See at Burrow

Castlery

Castlery is a Singaporean-based online furniture store that leans toward mid century-modern styles, with a contemporary twist. Find traditional silhouettes, like spindle-wood frames and swivel chairs, with modern fabrics such as boucle and flax linen.

Wayne Armchair

$899See at Castlery

Emmerson Adjustable Standing Desk

$529$699Save $170See at Castlery

Crescent Bed

$1,169$1,299Save $130See at Castlery

Crate & Barrel

For home essentials such as modern furniture, small kitchen appliances and dinnerware, Crate and Barrel is the destination. The brand specializes in contemporary furniture that’s designed to fit seamlessly into traditional and modern homes. Whether you’re going for coastal-inspired decor or want to lean into “quiet luxury” in your interior design, there’s something for all tastes at Crate and Barrel. Plus, the brand frequently collaborates with the biggest names in interior design, such as Leanne Ford and Emily Henderson.

Le Creuset 5-Quart Enameled Cast Iron Braiser

$332$415Save $83See at Crate & Barrel

Ashore Grey Mahogany Wood Outdoor Dining Table

$480$1,199Save $719See at Crate & Barrel

Seesaw Cream Nursery Power Recliner Chair

$799$999Save $200See at Crate & Barrel

Etsy

Etsy is an obvious choice for gifts, but how often do you turn to this site full of artists and artisans for home decor and furniture? If you’re looking for something specific, from floating nightstands to custom shelving, Etsy is a great first stop. It’s also a perfect place to look for vintage and secondhand furniture and decor, too. I’ve purchased everything from secondhand cut crystal vases and vintage tablecloths, to antique mirrors and custom-cut scalloped trim for a bookcase from Etsy. It’s truly a magically one-stop-shop for

Floral Hand Painted Taper Candles

$16See at Etsy

Clementine Unframed Print

$35See at Etsy

French Linen Ticking Stripe Duvet Cover

$310See at Etsy

H&M Home

If you thought H&M was only a destination for clothes, think again. The brand’s Home line is surprisingly cute and shockingly timeless. I probably wouldn’t buy major pieces of furniture here like console tables or bed frames, but I would instead recommend stocking up on essentials you might seasonally or annually want to refresh, like throw pillows, accent tables, bedding, serveware and wall decor.

Wooden Hanger

$12See at H&M

Large Stoneware Candelabra

$27See at H&M

Joybird

Joybird curates and custom-makes furniture that’s high-quality and tailored to modern tastes. The brand is perhaps best known for its sofas, you can also buy furniture for your dining room, bedroom, home office and even outdoor furniture. Though furniture from the brand doesn’t come cheap, we do recommend keeping tabs on the brand during major sales events like Presidents’ Day, Labor Day, Black Friday and more, because it usually had really decent savings on big-ticket items.

Holt Sleeper Sofa

$2,132$3,876Save $1,744See at Joybird

Collins Chair

$650$1,000Save $350See at Joybird

Lewis Sofa

$1,584$2,515Save $931See at Joybird

Macy’s

If you only shop at Macy’s for clothes and jewelry, you’re missing out on one of the best retailers for home decor and soft furnishings. I’ve purchased everything from kitchen knives to cookware from Macy’s over the years during some of the brand’s excellent annual sales. Shop home decor brands such as Lenox, Cuisinart and Sealy.

Gatlin Storage Queen Platform Bed

$999$1,469Save $470See at Macy’s

Ascend Step Stool

$84$99Save $15See at Macy’s

Swivel Task Office Chair

$145$161Save $16See at Macy’s

MoMA Design Store

If the MoMA Design Store isn’t on your radar, it should be. It’s an excellent site for browsing artsy gifts and designer-approved home decor. While I wouldn’t call it affordable, per say, it is a reliable curation of unique and one-of-a-kind home goods. Shop designer-forward brands, like Areaware, HAY and Bodum.

HAY George Sowden Electric Kettle

$75$125Save $50See at MoMA Design Store

Mosser Glass Cake Stand

$56$75Save $19See at MoMA Design Store

Bluefeel Kruca Camping Fan

$50$68Save $18See at MoMA Design Store

Nordstrom

You might think of Nordstrom as a destination for nice clothing and luxury beauty, but it’s also a surprisingly good place to browse for home decor. Linens such as bedding and towels, in particular, can often be spotted in Nordstrom’s sale section, as can decor treats like string lights, candles, cookware and small appliances. Plus, Nordstrom has a couple of major sales throughout the year when you can score discounts on brands like The Conran Shop, Parachute, Le Creuset, BoySmells and more.

Le Creuset Heritage Rectangular Baking Dishes (3 pieces)

$135$195Save $60See at Nordstrom

The Conran Shop Small Stripe Vase

$35$70Save $35See at Nordstrom

Sijo Eucalyptus Tencel Lyocell Sheet Set (Queen)

$185See at Nordstrom

Pottery Barn

Part of the West Elm and Williams-Sonoma family, Pottery Barn is an upscale furniture and furnishings brand that is probably already on your radar. But we’re here to tell you that Pottery Barn can also be affordable, too. The brand was founded with comfort, quality, style and value in mind, which is why it’s possible to find some pretty good deals at Pottery Barn if you know when and where to look.

Linen Ticking Stripe Tea Towels (set of 2)

$14$30Save $16See at Pottery Barn

Faye Textured Striped Pillow (cover only)

$34$69Save $35See at Pottery Barn

Modern Farmhouse House Numbers

$25See at Pottery Barn

Target

This probably doesn’t surprise you, as Target’s home decor and furniture is surprisingly great quality and extremely stylish. The company has invested in several in-house brands over the years like Hearth & Hand with Magnolia — i.e., a home and lifestyle brand by Chip & Joanna Gaines — as well as Project 62 for modern designs and Opalhouse for bohemian aesthetics pieces that look like they’re from Anthropologie without the Anthro price tag. Target, like Walmart, Amazon and Wayfair, has an open marketplace, which means products sold on its site can come from third-party sellers, so we always recommend double checking who and where your times are coming from, and double checking that they’re actually a good deal.

Vintage Windsor Dining Benc

$200See at Target

Accordion Hook Rail Black

$16See at Target

Buttercup Diamond Vintage Persian Woven Rug (7′ x 10′)

$200See at Target

Urban Outfitters

If you thought Urban Outfitters was only a place to shop for your kids and grandkids, you’re missing out on some fun and cute home decor that’s relatively inexpensive. Though Urban’s furniture can be quite pricey at full price, the brand always has sales, especially on its furniture and home decor items. We especially recommend buying soft goods like duvets, sheets, blankets and towels from Urban Outfitters when they’re on sale, as well as curtains and storage systems like bookcases and wall shelves. Most of Urban’s pieces are quite unique and often extremely trendy, so if you’re looking to modernize a space in your home or just breathe new life into it, adding in a few statement pieces from Urban Outfitters is an easy and relatively inexpensive way to do that.

DOIY Rodeo Boot Vase

$40See at Urban Outfitters

Rattan C-Side Table

$99See at Urban Outfitters

Toile Duvet Set (Queen)

$89See at Urban Outfitters

Walmart

Walmart has nearly always carried furniture, especially from its own brands like MainStays and Better Homes & Gardens. But in recent years the company has been solidifying its foothold in the furniture space with collections from big names such as Drew Barrymore and The Pioneer Woman. Walmart, like Target, Amazon and Wayfair, has an open marketplace, which means products sold on its site can come from third-party sellers, so we always recommend double checking who and where your times are coming from, and double checking that they’re actually a good deal.

Beautiful Drew Chair by Drew Barrymore

$298See at Walmart

BEAUTYPEAK Full Length Mirror (64″ x 21″)

$60$189Save $129See at Walmart

Mainstays Mini Rattan Table Lamp

$11See at Walmart

Wayfair

Wayfair is the be-all and end-all of online furniture stores, especially if you’re looking to save some money. Wayfair has such a behemoth collection of furniture to sort through, which is both good and bad, so it’s good to go in knowing exactly what you’re looking for. We recommend Wayfair especially for functional pieces rather than statement pieces, such as for bar stools, bookcases and wall shelving. Wayfair, like Walmart, Amazon and Target, has an open marketplace, which means products sold on its site can come from third-party sellers, so we always recommend double checking who and where your times are coming from, and double checking that they’re actually a good deal.

16” Metal Tabletop Candlesticks (set of 3)

$68$81Save $13See at Wayfair

Kelly Clarkson Home Somers Antique Copper Shaded Pendant

$90$100Save $10See at Wayfair

Longshore Tides Green Walfried Sheet Set (Queen)

$28$40Save $12See at Wayfair

West Elm

We’ll be the first to say that West Elm really is not affordable. But just because the brand’s furniture is quite pricey doesn’t mean you should immediately dismiss it as a destination for some affordable pieces to round out your home. Bedding such as sheets and throw pillows and decor like vases and serveware are often relatively affordable when you can catch them in the brand’s sale section. I’ve purchased well-made ombré sheets and eye-catching decorative vases from West Elm’s sale section on the cheap.

Mid-Century Drink Table

$129$149Save $20See at West Elm

Mid-Century Basketweave Curtain Pair (95″ L)

$100$318Save $218See at West Elm

Handwoven Rattan Placemat

$10$15Save $5See at West Elm

World Market

World Market is an American chain of specialty and imports retail stores that carries bohemian-inspired furniture, decor, curtains and rugs. You can even find imported and international food products like coffee, wine, craft beer and more. For our purposes, it’s an affordable place to buy unique and inexpensive home pieces like well-made woven rugs and statement mirrors.

Honey Rattan Daybed Frame

$600See at World Market

Camden Round All Weather Wicker Outdoor Chair

$130See at World Market

Mini Teak Wood Decorative Stool

$40See at World Market

Zinus

Zinus specializes in hybrid and memory foam mattresses, easy-to-assemble bed frames and versatile sofas and seating. The brand’s mattresses are made with antioxidant-rich green tea that keeps your mattress fresh and charcoal microparticles that block moisture and odor to help it last long term. When it comes to furniture, choose from modern Scandinavian-inspired design elements like minimalist platform beds, spindle-backed headboards and simple slingback chairs.

Linda Wood Platform Bed Frame (Queen)

$539See at Zinus

Ada Sling Accent Chair

$220See at Zinus

Zinus Original Green Tea Mattress (Memory Foam, Queen)

$399See at Zinus

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