posted by on 2011.10.18, under Overstock Picks

For the season where you find yourself missing summer and dreading the cold, we chose pieces that get you cozied up for Fall.

This scattered seashells pillow is reminiscent of summer, without looking summer-y.

Scattered Seashells 20-inch Decorative Pillow, $22.49


Bring in some nature with a faux banana tree, because who says plants need to be real? At $136 it’s a bit steep, but it’ll last forever and look as real as they come.

Triple Stalk Banana Tree, $136


These fab curtains keep the heat in and the sunshine out.

Solid Insulated Thermal 84 L x 104 W Blackout Curtains, $49.99


A plush area rug in a rich Fall color will cozy up a room in a jiffy.

Handmade-tufted World Classic Rust Wool Rug (5 x 8), $183.99


This butter yellow quilt set is so fifties. Consider pairing it with the Rust Wool Rug for the ultimate Mad Men bedroom.

Vashon 3-piece Quilt Set, $79.99




posted by on 2011.05.16, under Overstock Picks

It’s been a while since we covered our favorite buys from Overstock. Right now anything costs just a dollar to ship.

Wowowow! A faithful replica of the famous Hans Wegner Wishbone chair, a mid-century classic that sells for about $750. This one, however, $164.99.

Wood Chair with Temp Seat, $164.99


This modern rustic side table is constructed of solid wood and metal. $92.99.

Elements Angle Grey End Table, $92.99


Richly detailed poufs like this one are usually expensive for some reason. Now you can get two for less than the price of one at some other store. Use them as a coffee table, footrest, rest a stack of books or a place to seat guests.

Traditional Indian Pouf (Set of 2), $119.99


This gorgeous lamp is made of natural marble, well worth its $119.99 price tag.

Grains of Sand Natural Stone 1-light Table Lamp, $119.99


This cable handknit throw looks like it could have been lovingly made by grandma, but also has a danish modern flair to it.

Cable Handknit Throw, $55.99



posted by on 2011.01.26, under Overstock Picks

The more I surf Overstock for home furnishings the more I realize what a jackpot it is for affordable, good looking stuff. I also love their $2.95 flat shipping fee. Obvious tip: look for stuff that has good reviews.

These embroidered fruit pillows are reminiscent of something you’d find at Jonathan Adler for a fraction of the price…

Fruit Embroidered Decorative Pillow, $22.49

This globe bar is “a faithful copy of an original antique, bearing exact 15th-century cartographic reproductions.” Classy, unique, cheap!

Executive Italian Globe Bar, $130.21

This sturdy table is handmade in India. Practical and handsome.

Antique Nickel Coffee Table, $99.99

This sexy hourglass lamp is made in Italy of the “highest quality porcelain.”

Porcelaino Hourglass Uplight, $44.99

According to one happy customer, this cabinet “looks beautiful and could easily pass for an antique.”

Antique Red 4-door Cabinet, $233.71