Design on a Budget


Designing your personal space should be fun and doesn’t always have to hurt your wallet.  There are so many stores and online sites that have affordable home décor and accessories that are accessible to anyone.

Ikea is the first place that comes to mind when talking home décor on a budget.  Ikea is the place to shop for those big ticket ideas like sofas and beds when the budget may not allow for more conventional furniture stores.  Though the typical styling of Ikea’s products may not be for everyone, it’s certainly a good place to start.

HomeGoods is a great place to find high-end home goods with budget friendly pricing.  The best part about HomeGoods is any item for your home can be bought here.  From discount towels, pillows, dishes, kitchenware, art, to furniture and rugs, HomeGoods has it all.  Because new items are added to their shelves weekly, you can always find unique and interesting items that will seem one-of-a-kind.

Joss & Main is a free, members-only online site that offers discount home accessories on designer brand items for a limited time.  This is the site to visit for unique pieces you won’t find anywhere else.  Typically the sales are set up depending on themes or specific styles, so anything you are looking for from big furniture to small accessories can be found here. is the go-to site for affordable art in your home.  This user friendly site can lead to that perfect piece of art you have been looking for.

Great online sites for affordable home accessories and furnishings are Amazon, Ebay, and Overstock.  You can’t go wrong with any of these sites.  Sites like Amazon and Ebay are better for those with a little more patience that don’t mind spending time searching for that great, unexpected item they’ve been waiting for.  Overstock is a great place to find high-quality products like bedding and rugs on a great discount.  Best part is, spend over $50, and your shipping is free.

World Market is a cool place for those shoppers looking for more of an international vibe.  You can always find interesting accessories, like lamps and pillows, but you can also find great deals on furniture and rugs as well.

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