10 Columbus Day Home Deals That Will Help You Prep for Holiday Guests

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It felt like summer one minute ago, and now we’ve already moved on to the holidays. But before we start buying gifts for everyone on our list, we’re scouring the amazing Columbus Day home deals to elevate our guest room to hotel status (even if our guest room is actually the couch). Thinking of doing the same? These ten sales are the perfect place to start.

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Name a better place to get cute, festive decor. Anthro is offering a generous 70 percent off sale items through October 24, so we can make sure every inch of our house is Martha Stewart-level perfect. We’re grabbing these three items (OK and, like, 100 others).


anthro pillow

1. Joanna Gaines For Anthropologie Wool Camille Pillow

You’d be surprised how much these throw pillows transform a room.

Buy It ($118; $80)

anthro cheese board

2. Morgan Agate Cheese Board

A favorite of every hostess with the mostest. Just add Brie.

anthro wedding pouf

3. Moroccan Wedding Pouf

Extra seating but also pretty decor.

Bed Bath & Beyond

Prepping your home for guests is an art that Bed Bath & Beyond just understands. From sheets to coffee pods, it has (almost) everything you need to make any space feel like a five-star resort. Here are the deals we won’t be passing up.

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Bed Bath & Beyond

1. Mia Casa 6-piece 700-thread-count Stripe Sheet Set, Queen

When you don’t have enough days to launder sheets in between guests, just buy multiples.

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Bed Bath & Beyond

2. Zwilling J.a. Henckels Energy 10-piece Nonstick Ceramic-coated Stainless Steel Cookware Set

Just in case you needed an excuse to brush up on your cooking skills.

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Bed Bath & Beyond

3. Starbucks Verismo 72-count Pike's Place Brewed Coffee Pods

Guests will appreciate their go-to coffee order without having to leave the couch.


Sheets and towels, anyone? These popular sets are 10 percent off this weekend with 100 percent of proceeds going to Habitat for Humanity.’Tis the season for giving, after all.

brooklinen cashmere sheets

1. Heathered Cashmere Hardcore Sheet Bundle

Ah yes, the pinnacle of luxury.

brooklinen bath towels

2. Super Plush Bath Towel Bundle

Spa-like softness but for your guest bathroom.

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3. Classic Core Sheet Set

This crisp percale was made for people who run hot.


The air is finally getting crisp and we plan to sleep with our windows open from now through November. But that means we’ll need a comforter that can beat the chill. Buffy’s are $15 off through the end of the year with code FLUFF15, so you may as well grab one for all the beds in your house. Plus, if you sign up for their emails, you can get an extra $10 off your first order.

buffy cloud

1. Buffy The Cloud Comforter (full/queen)

Feels exactly like it sounds: soft, light and very fluffy.

buffy breeze

2. Buffy The Breeze Comforter (full/queen)

Made with body temperature-regulating eucalyptus for the utmost comfort. Warning: Guests might not want to leave.

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3. Buffy Cloud Pillow

This pillow may be excluded from the $15 off promo, but if you buy two, you’ll get $10 off, and if you buy four, you’ll get $40 off. Now that’s a deal.


The Fall Sale is on at this custom furniture site, which is perfect timing as we enter hibernation season. The more you buy, the more of a discount you’ll get. Here’s the breakdown:

  • 10% off up to $1,499 (or sitewide): use code FALL10
  • $200 off $1,500+: use code FALL200
  • $250 off $1,800+: use code FALL250
  • $300 off $2,200+: use code FALL300
  • $400 off $2,600+: use code FALL400
  • $500 off $3,000+: use code FALL500

And here’s what we’re buying with all those savings…

burrow couch

1. Burrow Nomad Leather Sectional

Come to think of it, the den has been in need of a new couch…

nomad leather ottoman

2. Burrow Nomad Leather Ottoman

When you want the look of a chaise sofa, without replacing the couch you already own.

nomad chair ottoman

3. Nomad Armchair With Ottoman

Technically two extra places to sit (or one ultra-cozy place to lounge).


A full house means more mouths to feed. Luckily Macy’s is offering 20 percent off most home products and free shipping on orders of $75 or more with the code SAVE. Now we can finally grab that Instant Pot we’ve been eyeing and whip up a big batch of crowd-pleasing chili in record time.

instant pot

1. Instant Pot Duo80 7-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker 8-qt.

No need to sweat over a hot stove. Throw in the ingredients, program it and relax with a glass of wine.

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2. Kitchenaid Ksm150ps Artisan 5 Qt. Stand Mixer

Your baking game will never be the same. Cookies, anyone?

crux air fryer

3. Crux 5.3-qt. Digital Air Convection Fryer

Because the kids still won’t eat anything but chicken fingers.

Nest Bedding

Need an excuse to skip out on plans and stay in bed all night? Nest bedding is offering $200 off select mattresses through November 30 with code FALLIZZZHERE.

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Nest Bedding

1. Alexander Signature Hybrid

The blend of pocket coils and memory foam makes this mattress comfy for stomach, side or back sleepers.

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Nest Bedding

2. Alexander Signature Series Flippable

Do your guests prefer a firm mattress? Or are they total softies? This flippable design allows you to choose one or the other to customize the feel depending on who has dibs on the guest room.

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Nest Bedding

3. Natural Hybrid Latex

When breathability and support are important, this natural, organic mattress fits the bill.

Nordstrom Rack

One of our favorite off-price retailers for fashion is also a mecca for home items (who knew?). And it just so happens to be selling Le Creuset’s limited-edition ombré collection at a 20 percent discount—just in time for Thanksgiving dinner prep. Shop our picks below.

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Nordstrom Rack

1. Le Creuset Limited Time Berry Ombre 4.5 Qt. Signature Round Dutch Oven

Pass the mashed potatoes, please.

Buy It ($256)

nord rack saucepan
Nordstrom Rack

2. Le Creuset Limited Time Blue Ombre 1.75 Qt. Signature Saucepan

Because stuffing requires ample amounts of gravy.

Buy It ($148)

nord rack dutch oven
Nordstrom Rack

3. Le Creuset Limited Time Grey Ombre 7.25 Qt. Signature Round Dutch Oven

When the guest list grows from 10 to 15, this giant Dutch oven accommodates.

Buy It ($308)


We’re using the holidays as an excuse to make some major purchases, because if not now, when? Our go-to destination for all things home is having a massive October Clearance this weekend with up to 70 percent off through Tuesday morning. Here’s what’s at the top of our list.

dyson vacuum

1. Dyson V7 Motorhead Bagless Stick Vacuum

Just think of how easy post-holiday cleanup will be.

wayfair storage bench

2. Ardina Wood Storage Bench

Subtly says, “put your shoes in here and not all over my entryway.”

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Brianna Lapolla formerly held the role of Senior Commerce Editor at PureWow covering all things shopping across beauty, fashion, and lifestyle. Now, she's putting her 12 years of...