HGTV may be to blame for the fact that our homes never really feel "finished" any more. There are always upgrades to make; there's decor to update. But all that improving can add up fast.
Unless you shop smart, of course — like in Crate & Barrel's clearance section, where you'll find furniture, decor, kitchen items, appliances, and more at up to 80% off. (Prices are as marked.) Shipping starts at $4.95, although some items are eligible for free shipping. (In-store pickup may also be available. Certain oversized items may incur additional handling charges; unlimited furniture shipping starts at $99, but addresses located more than 50 miles from a Crate & Barrel shipping point incur additional costs.)
We've rounded up 10 indulgences you can totally justify.
10 Picks from Crate & Barrel's Clearance
Crate & Barrel Set of 2 Acrylic Clear Servers for $7.97 ($2 off)
Of course you can make do with tongs. But doesn't your lettuce deserve the best?
Jars Tourron Serving Bowl for $69.97 ($30 off)
When your food goes straight from pan to plate, dinner doesn't feel as special. A serving bowl may be one extra dish to wash, but it's also an excuse to actually set the table and sit down for a nice meal.
Crate & Barrel Mason Side Table for $299 ($200 off)
This concrete Parsons table is just right for supporting snacks next to your sofa. No more balancing a bowl on your legs like some barbarian.
Crate & Barrel Acacia Wood 2-Tier Server for $27.97 ($12 off)
These platters work separately or stacked, which is helpful if your party spread threatens to exceed your counter space.
Crate & Barrel Meat Shredders for $6.47 ($11 off)
No more pulling pork with forks. Using tools designed for the job is more efficient and easier on your hands.
Rounded and Retro
Crate & Barrel Zander 4-Drawer Dresser for $1,099 ($600 off)
It seems safe to say that the midcentury modern aesthetic will never go out of style. Plus, this dresser's rounded corners will protect you from painful collisions if you tend to bump into furniture.
Crate & Barrel Amherst 5-Piece Flatware Place Setting for $14.97 ($5 off)
When all the rhubarb is harvested, it can actually be cheaper to use and wash real silverware than to buy disposable utensils for every gathering.
Crate & Barrel Landon Large Bowl for $19.97 ($10 off)
A square glass bowl can be used with any decor theme, but it still provides some visual interest.
Head of Its Class
Crate & Barrel Quadrant Upholstered Full Headboard for $719 ($180 off)
A mattress and frame are functional enough, but a tufted headboard makes the bedroom look and feel much more like a designed space.
Crate & Barrel Brew Pitcher for $24.97 ($5 off)
Which feels fancier: Drinking from cans and bottles, or pouring yourself a glass of whatever beverage you prefer?
Readers, what caught your eye in Crate & Barrel's clearance? Is there anything you're hoping will drop in price? Share your picks in the comments below!