If you're feeling underwhelmed by your go-to home decor retailers, it may be time to add a few new options to the mix. But with so many possibilities out there, how do you know whether a new to you shop is really worth perusing?
To help you out, we asked designers to share their favorite lesser-known sources for all things home, and below, they're chiming in with nine amazing options that are certainly worth your time. They're all accessible online, too, so matter where you're located, you'll be able to take advantage of these resources and add some new life to your space in no time.
Whether you enjoy shopping for brand new items or get a thrill out of thrifting, there's a pick for everyone below.
"H&M Home is a great sneaky source! I've bought their sheet sets, candle sticks holders, baskets, textured vases, and figurines. The price point is amazing, most things ship super fast and I haven't had a single issue with the quality." — Lexi Brandfon, founder of Lex & Hudson Interiors
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
"I love discovering new artists and makers, and you’d be surprised what your local museum gift shops have to offer. I’ve gotten great pieces from The Getty, The Met and Victoria & Albert!" — Michelle Gage, founder of Michelle Gage Interior Design
"OKA carries all of the on trend and classic British goods and things like patterned lamp shades, statement armchairs, and botanical prints. We source something from them probably every project." — Sarah Stacey, founder of Sarah Stacey Interior Design
"Sharland England has the cutest handwoven rattan furniture and accessories. We particularly love the Adeline coffee table and the blue and pink ceramics." — Sarah Stacey
"One surprising place I love to go for a big styling or accessory haul is the home decor warehouse retailer At Home. These stores are like a cross between IKEA and HomeGoods, and while it takes a bit of hunting, the prices are unbeatable. I typically look for mirrors, table lamps, shades, trays, vases/canisters, planters, and occasionally accent furniture. You’ll be surprised at the hidden gems you’ll find in these aisles!" — Kevin O'Gara, founder of Kevin Francis Design
"I love scouring the internet for places that most people do not realize have decor items; this keeps you from selecting items that everyone else has in their home. One of my favorite places to look is Zara Home. Their items are unique and do not stay on the website long, keeping them unique. They have everything from vases to upholstered furniture. Similar to their clothing line, the items have a high end designer look for a budget friendly price." — Alexis Warren, founder of Alexis Warren Designs
Room & Board's Outlet Section
"I love to stop by the Room & Board Outlet that was recently added to the back of our local store. There are incredible furnishing finds of all sizes in less traveled retail outlets." — Melissa Mahoney, founder of Melissa Mahoney Design House
"LiveAuctioneers is a great resource for art, antiques, and unique goods. The site allows you to search for auctions in your area, and there is an option to shop online. We especially love to look for art here." — Rebecca Bridges, founder of House of Drennan
"Terrain is a great place to look for small garden cherubs to place indoors. Bringing a garden element indoors creates juxtaposition of materials. I have also placed garden relics on lucite stands on the finest of antiques!" — Gray Walker, founder of Gray Walker Interiors
Ten Thousand Villages
"I love this retailer because it can feel like I am shopping a one-off bazaar or small market on an overseas travel trip. I can find interesting and uniquely made things that are special for a design project—well priced handicrafts, decoratives, artwork, textiles, even lighting. They are also fair-trade and often women made pieces, which makes me feel supportive to smaller businesses. It’s a win-win!" — Georgia Zikas, founder of Georgia Zikas Design