10 Best places to buy stylish home decor without breaking the bank

Aug 28, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. ET

You're on a mission to find the perfect lamp, throw pillow, rug or other piece of home decor that you want to get just right. Map out an efficient shopping trip with the help of our "best places to shop" guide.

Best place to shop for area rugs: Target

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There's no need to break the bank to buy stylish area rugs. Target has an impressive collection of rugs for every room of the house (and for your outdoor spaces, too). Choose from some of the best-known designers, including Mohawk, Threshold, Safavieh, Orian and more.

Best place to shop for dinnerware: Kohl's

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The dinnerware offerings are similar to other retailers, but one distinct advantage Kohl's has over the competition: coupons. Shoppers can get up to 30 percent off favorite brands, like Fiesta, Corelle, Pfaltzgraff and dozens of others. Time it right, and you can increase your discount with weekly sales and Kohl's Cash.

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Best place to shop for table linens: Wayfair

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Shop Wayfair for tablecloths, napkins, runners, placemats and every other material thing you need for preparing and serving meals (and for cleaning up afterward). Score a vinyl checkered picnic tablecloth, a casual cotton cover for your eat-in kitchen and an elegant lace or damask for formal gatherings in the dining room.

Best place to shop for bedding: Bed Bath & Beyond

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Bed Bath & Beyond sells thousands of items, but it's their namesake that they do best. Find the perfect bedding sets for a luxurious master bedroom, a masculine bachelor pad, a cozy cottage guest room or a super-trendy kid space. Take advantage of "20 percent off one item" coupons, room-in-a-bag sets and spectacular clearance deals.

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Best place to shop for window treatments: JCPenney

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For decades, JCPenney has been helping homeowners dress their windows. The retailer offers a phenomenal selection of affordable, high-quality curtains, drapes, valances, scarves, blinds, shades and all the accessories that go along with them. Well-known brands include Levolor, Bali and Martha Window.

Best place to shop for mirrors: Overstock.com

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Buy a mirror online? Absolutely! The deep discounts on Overstock.com's fantastic assortment are irresistible. And shipping is free on everything over $50. So, don't ask, "Why buy a mirror online?" Ask, "Why not!"

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Best place to shop for lighting: LampsPlus.com

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You want a turquoise lamp with a yellow shade? A magenta lamp with an ikat shade? No problem! Lamps Plus offers just about any combination you can imagine. You can find lamps at any price point, color and shape, and not just lamps… there are chandeliers, ceiling lights, wall lights, ceiling fans and more.

Best place to shop for throw pillows: Pier 1 Imports

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One of the quickest, most affordable ways to change the feel of a room is to swap out throw pillows. Switch them up as the seasons change or with the passing holidays. And find a spectacular assortment of gorgeous options at Pier 1 Imports. Shop Pier 1 pillows by color or by solid versus patterned. Shop the assortment of embellished pillows, outdoor pillows, seasonal pillows and monogram pillows. Complete a theme with the pillow collections, and always remember to check out the ever-changing choices that are on sale.

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Best place to shop for fun home accents: All Modern

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When it's the latest trends you're after, All Modern is the place to shop. You'll find hip accents for every price point — it's one of those places where you find those must-have things you never knew you needed. Plan to spend a lot of time browsing… and expect browsing to lead to buying.

Best place to shop for wall art: Society6

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Find thousands upon thousands of art prints, canvas prints, wall tapestries and wall clocks at Society6. The incredibly diverse assortment includes nursery prints, fine art-inspired pieces, quirky illustrations, mixed media… you just have to check it out for yourself.

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