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Target's Labor Day Home Sale Is Full of Cool, Functional Pieces


Is a nice-looking item that fulfills a purpose actually unnecessary? You have until August 30 to decide, as Target takes up to 30% off a selection of furniture, patio items, and home goods during its Labor Day home sale. (Prices are as marked.) Plus, cut an extra 10% off via coupon code "HOME". (Eligible items are marked.) Even better, click through this link to knock an additional $5 off select orders of $50 or more. (Click it before adding items to your cart to get the discount.) Opt for in-store pickup to avoid the $5.99 shipping charge, or get free shipping with most orders of $35 or more. (Oversize items may incur additional fees.)

We've rounded up eight pretty items that could totally qualify as necessities, so you can shop without guilt.

8 Cool and Useful Items from Target's Home Sale

Under the Rainbow

Yorkshire Home 3-Piece Full/Queen Quilt Set for $29.02 via coupon code "HOME" (a low by $11)

Whether your current bedding is holey, faded, or just not quite to your taste, there's no shame in upgrading to this fun rainbow set. You sleep better when you're warm and comfortable, right? It's a quality-of-life thing.

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Lost and Found

Aiden Lane Winston Entry Bench with Storage for $170.94 via coupon code "HOME" and link ($59 off)

Not every home has a built-in mudroom or drop station, which means that purses, shoes, backpacks, and keys are at best scattered across the house, and at worst lost when you need them. You honestly need this bench to solve those problems.

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Best and Brightest

Modern by Dwell Magazine 16" Oval Storage Bin for $20.24 via coupon code "HOME" ($5 off)

It is literally impossible to own too many storage containers. The bold colorblocking on this one is especially chic, so it'll make even a stack of magazines look like a decor choice. Let's be real, you've already thought of at least three ways you could use this.

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Chopping Block

Teak Haus 24" Cutting Board with Juice Canal for $94.39 via link (a low by $24)

Witness here the end result of all those mesmerizing, oddly satisfying "how it's made" videos you've watched. Seriously though, a quality cutting board is a non-negotiable item if you prepare any food in your house, and that includes just slicing bananas.

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Working Smarter

Accentuations by Manhattan Comfort Salt Lamp 2-Pack for $23.08 via coupon code "HOME" (a low by $5)

Here's the checklist: looks neat, emits light, purportedly purifies air. Himalayan salt lamps are pro multitaskers, just like you, so their life's mission is to help you get things done by making your space clean, well lit, and interesting.

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Do It for the Sale

Warehouse of Tiffany Silver Ceiling Light for $150.24 via coupon code "HOME" and link ($80 off)

A glitzy lighting fixture is worth buying just for the happiness it brings you, but if that's not enough justification, think of the resale value. Your house will be much more appealing to future buyers when you've switched out builder-grade lights for something more special.

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A Better Way to Wash

DreamSpa 12" LED/LCD Rainfall Showerhead for $45.99 via link (a low by $14)

Showering regularly is not optional if you want to live in polite society. Might as well do it with this stylish showerhead, which also looks out for you by keeping track of the water temperature. It's a safety issue! You can't put a price on peace of mind.

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Benefits of Both

Dalyn 4' x 6' Intersecting Chevron Rug for $129.99 via coupon code "HOME" and link (a low by $69)

Fact: Tile and stone floors can be uncomfortably cold for bare feet. Fact: Carpet is expensive to install and inevitably ends up stained. Fact: A colorful rug will keep your toes warm, and requires far less commitment and upkeep than full carpeting.

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Readers, what's the strangest thing you've found yourself needing at Target? Does anything from the Labor Day home sale speak to your soul? Let us know in the comments!

Associate Editor

Elizabeth Zimmerman is an Associate Editor at DealNews, and she specializes in tap dancing, wearing a lot of colors, making cakes, and sneaking Beatles references into deals. Goo goo g'joob.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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