The Most Unexpected Home Decor Shops With Big Savings

When it comes time to decorate, our first thought is to head to a popular home goods store, a large department store for bargain buys or a décor boutique if we’re looking for a big ticket purchase. But you could be missing out on the perfect home décor because you’re not exploring all of your shopping options. Get off the beaten path and check out the amazing savings and stylish finds at the most unexpected stores.

Break out of the box and explore these shops to discover unbeatable prices and awesome picks. It may take a little more digging but you’re likely to find just what you’re looking for. Plus, your home décor is sure to be a standout with these special selections. We’ve rounded up a list of the best unexpected stores you should start shopping at today for awesome home goods at fantastic prices:

1. Dollar Store
Dollar stores are synonymous with awesome deals. Just because it’s a dollar doesn’t mean you can’t find trendy home goods with quality build. Skip the chintzy items and look out for great seasonal décor. Be holiday party ready with an assortment of tablecloths, decorative glasses, serveware and décor pieces. Check out great deals and cute pieces for office supplies, pool items and baskets all year long.

2. Local Craft Store
Don’t be fooled – a craft store isn’t just for crafters. Explore the aisles for home décor items like seasonal decorations, storage options and candles. They are generally the perfect place to look when on the hunt for accessories like vases, baskets and hooks. You can save big on these items especially if you have a store coupon or happening upon a sale. Plus, you may just be inspired to DIY your next best home décor pick.

3. Thrift Store
Local thrift stores are a great place to start when moving into your first home during or after college. Temporary living situations lend themselves to great bargain buying and thrift stores are just the place to start when picking out household supplies. Accessories like frames, tables and even dishware are the perfect thrift store finds, especially if you’re a fan of vintage pieces. Skip bed linens and comforters in thrift stores, and keep an eye out for fun one of a kind pieces.

4. Hardware Store
Rethink your hardware staples for a new take on home décor. The hardware store is surprisingly a great place to find everyday items you need for your home and an awesome place to get inspired for a new DIY project. Get creative with all of the supplies on hand and use empty paint cans for handy storage or create a unique wall with washers. It’s the perfect spot for the DIY decorator.

5. Fashion Retailer
More and more of our favorite fashion retailers are branching out into home decor. It’s easier than ever to find boutique looks for affordable prices. Instead of splurging on designer bedding and accessories, look for stylish picks at a large fashion retailer you love. Fashionable furniture never looked so good and cost so little!

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Tags: Budget, Décor, Holidays, Shopping

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