Our favorite picks under $40!

By Katie Holdefehr
Updated May 24, 2018
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Nordstrom Summer Bedroom
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If you consider yourself a pro shopper, then you've probably had the Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale marked on your calendar for months now. After Black Friday, this is one of the best times to shop the retailer—and as usual, the selection does not disappoint. And considering that now is the perfect time to spruce up your home for the summer—plus stock up on hostess gifts for all of the parties and dinners on your schedule—the giant sale could not be any better timed. Here are 10 of our favorite home decor deals under $40.

Floral Melamine Serving Tray
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A Shatterproof Serving Tray for Summer Parties

If you see lots of outdoor dinner parties in your future, invest in a serving try that won't shatter if it's accidentally dropped on the patio. Adorned with floral designs by artist Bridgette Thornton, this piece is sure to inspire Instagram posts.  

To buy: $22 (originally $28), nordstrom.com

Striped Albert Dash Rug
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A Sweet Striped Rug

When you come back inside after summer adventures and trips to the beach, this cheery rug will be there to brush the sand off your feet. The reversible design means it will last twice as long. 

To buy: $37 (originally $50 for 2-by-3-foot), nordstrom.com

Pineapple String Lights
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The Cutest Set of Pineapple String Lights

This set of playful pineapple string lights turns any patio into a party. Currently 50 percent off the original price, you'll want to stock up on several strands to set the scene all summer long. 

To buy: $13 (originally $27), nordstrom.com

Tassel Throw Pillow
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A Festive, Tasseled Throw Pillow

Summer is the season to have fun with color. If you're just looking to dip your toes in the water, pop this teal tasseled throw pillow onto your couch or side chair. 

To buy: $23 (originally $39), nordstrom.com

Peacock Picture Frame
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A Cheery Hostess Gift

Even if your plans are still a few weeks away, now's the time to stock up on hostess gifts for the summer. Fill this frame with a favorite summer memory for a truly special present. 

To buy: $25 (originally $38), nordstrom.com

Anthropologie Floral Euro Sham
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A Floral Bed Pillow

This whimsical floral pillow by Anthropologie is all you need to turn an ordinary bed into an oasis. Plus, its reversible design is like two pillows in one. 

To buy: $30 (originally $58), nordstrom.com

Light Gray Pillow Cases
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A Fresh Set of Pillow Cases

If you tend to sleep hot, you'll want to build a cooler bed so you'll sleep better in the months to come. Start with a fresh set of sateen pillow cases, which feel cool to the touch. 

To buy: $21 (originally $35), nordstrom.com

Tangier Throw Blanket
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A Blush Pink Blanket for Chilly Nights

For those summer nights spent outside, this cozy blanket was made for snuggling under the stars. 

To buy: $23 (originally $39), nordstrom.com

Copper Bodum French Press
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The Prettiest French Press

Summer weekend mornings were made for at-home brunches and fresh-brewed coffee. This copper French press not only makes a delicious cuppa, but it will also look stunning on your kitchen counter. 

To buy: $33 (originally $50), nordstrom.com

Lavender Le Creuset Dutch Oven
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A New Le Creuset in a Summery Color

Okay, this pick is over $40, but this Le Creuset deal is worthy of a spot on the list. Opt for this pretty purple option, which is a nod to the lavender fields of Provence. (Hint: This is the ultimate wedding present.) 

To buy: $330 (originally $413), nordstrom.com