These 16 Customer-Favorite Items from Wayfair Have More Than 1,000 5-Star Reviews (and They're All On Sale for Way Day 2024)

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Like our wardrobes, our homes can use a bit of an update every season. Which is why I live for the annual home-shopping bonanza that is Way Day at Wayfair. It's the retailer's *biggest* event of the year, during which the prices for so many stylish home essentials, from area rugs to comfy accent chairs, are slashed by up to 80 percent. And, lucky for me—and you—the deals are officially live for Way Day 2024, which is on from Saturday, May 4 through Monday, May 6.

While there are a ton of items across categories included in the sale, I suggest heading straight for some of these customer-favorite best sellers. Considering they've racked up *thousands* of 5-star reviews, these beloved buys are practically guaranteed to offer the best bang for your buck, and totally revive your living space in the *best* way. As for me? I've got my eye on this luxe-looking electric fireplace (from $450; $148) and super sleek armchair (from $425; $224), but there's plenty more where those came from ahead.

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Not only can these room-darkening curtains help keep the sunshine (and noise) out on bright, sunny mornings when you want to sleep in, but they can also help lock in heat during the colder months. That said, if you're not looking for a pitch-dark room, you'll love that "these give the room enough light blocking without a total blackout," as one buyer explains. They're great for use beyond the bedroom, too, according to a ton of reviewers, including this one who writes, "These curtains are beautiful and hung really well on my formal living room windows." BTW, they're available in 24 colors, so you're bound to find a set that matches your interiors.

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It:  great range of colors, curtains block just enough light without totally blacking out the room
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 17,173

Best Accent Mirror

2. Joss & Main Cassie Wall Mirror

Joss & Main

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, what's the most stylish Way Day deal of them all? I'd say it's this modern, minimalist beauty. “Obsessed! Everything about this mirror is perfect. Heavy, well made, and looks beautiful," one reviewer says. This round mirror, featuring sleek metal framing, is versatile by nature, making it easy to keep on your wall even when you’re switching up your decor scheme.

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: sleek, sturdy, available in 6 finishes and 10 sizes
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 4,277

These sheets are available in nine colors and come with a fitted sheet, flat sheet and two pillowcases for a total bedding transformation. The pockets are 15 inches deep to fit thicker mattresses, and they’re made of 100 percent cotton with a sateen striped pattern for some extra oomph. That's all fine and dandy, but how do they feel? “Really happy with this sheet set. It is very soft and of really good quality," one reviewer reveals. "We are satisfied with this purchase, I would recommend these to other shoppers.” Sweet dreams await.

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: affordable, soft, deep pockets, fits most mattresses
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 14,536

Best Armchair

4. Mercury Row Petrin Modern Armchair

Mercury Row

Don't be fooled by its budget-friendly price tag—this comfy armchair is praised for going above and beyond in people's homes. “Honestly surprised at the quality. This is a super cozy chair for curling up with a book. I love how wide it is,” writes one thrilled buyer. It comes complete with plush, soft cushioning, and it’s available in seven colors to boot.

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: wide width allows you to curl up, extra-plush cushioning
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 7,050

Best Mixer

5. Cuisinart Stand Mixer


Whether you’re gearing up to make tons of summertime goodies or looking for the perfect gift for an avid baker in your life, this on-sale electric mixer is a winner. It can make dough for up to 13 dozen cookies at a time, and it comes with a dough hook, flat beater and whisk to get everything done with ease. “I love this mixer," a reviewer raves. "It has weight so it doesn’t move around on the countertop when [it’s] in use. [It also] has a powerful motor and does a great job [mixing].”

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: powerful motor, large capacity (prep several dozen cookies at once)
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 4,226

Give your pup a luxurious spot to lay that’s not on your furniture. This pet sofa bed feels as comfortable as a real couch thanks to its memory foam filling, and you don’t have to worry about stains because the cover is washable. "This bed is awesome. Cover is made well and can handle two labpit puppies. The girls play, sleep [and] calm down on this bed. [Plus, they have] plenty of room to grow," says one happy customer.

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: pets actually use it (!), washable cover, comfortable
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 6,761

Best Shelves

7. Zipcode Design Wickes Floating Shelves

Zipcode Design

Pop these on your bathroom wall to display some of your skincare if you lack storage space, or use them to show off trinkets in your bedroom. The sleek floating shelves, which reviewers describe as "nice and sturdy," come in varying sizes and are available in four colors.

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: sturdy, low-profile, easy to install
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 6,533

Best Knife Set

8. Henckels Modernist Knife Block Set


This set comes with five stainless-steel knives, a set of kitchen shears and a gorgeous knife block to store them in. Better yet, each slot has a built-in sharpener to ensure your knives are ready to slice and dice when you pull them out. One reviewer sums up their performance nicely: “The knives are sharp and have the perfect weight and balance. The product is exactly what I was expecting. Each knife has its own knife sharpener and the knives cut with ease.” And did I mention they're rust-resistant?

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: well-balanced knives, comes with sharpener
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 2,833

Best 2-in-1 Vacuum and Mop

9. Bissell Crosswave


With the ability to vacuum up dirt and wash floors at the same time, this 2-in-1 cleaning tool is revolutionary, especially if you’re short on time. “This has been such a great cleaning appliance for my condo. I have luxury vinyl wood flooring, carpet in the bedrooms and lots of area rugs throughout," says one reviewer. "I have been able to clean all my floors with this and love that I can steam clean my carpets weekly!”

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: vacuums and steam cleans, compact, portable
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 4,268

Best Blender

10. Nutribullet Personal Blender


Whether you’re blending up a smoothie to take on-the-go or pureeing ingredients for a homemade soup, this Nutribullet will be your small-but-mighty sidekick. It comes with two canisters, a topper and a shaker bottle lid, so you can just blend your ingredients, pop on the cap and go, without having to pour it all into a separate cup. “I have a protein shake every morning, as does my husband, and this has been a game changer," one reviewer says. "It blends all ingredients quickly and completely!”

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: powerful blender in a compact size
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 6,810

Best Electric Fireplace

11. Wade Logan Albee Electric Fireplace

Wade Logan

Yup, this electric fireplace genuinely heats a room. The plug-in gizmo releases heated air to offer a bit of warmth (and does so quickly, according to reviewers). It also has a remote control so you don’t have to get up to turn on the faux flames.

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: heats quickly, sleek looks, remote control included
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 1,720

Rock and feed the baby or just lounge on your own in this cozy glider. It reclines back with a footrest or glides in place for a peaceful, soothing experience as you get the kiddos to sleep. "I love this chair—it’s very comfortable and the versatility of rocking, reclining and swiveling is perfection!” one reviewer raves.

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: comfortable, swivels and rocks
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 7,554

Best Mattress

13. Sealy Cool Hybrid Mattress


Upgrade your mattress to this cooling, cozy hybrid. It has a medium firmness, which is great for those who don’t love a super hard mattress but still need some support. But don't just take our word for it: "Super comfortable, not too firm, not too soft," one customer shares. "Great quality for the price and brand.” It also offers low-motion transfer, so if you toss and turn you won’t wake up your partner.

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: medium firmness, cooling, don't feel partner's tossing and turning
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 2,917

Best Vacuum

14. Bissell Crosswave Pet Wet Dry Vac


Your guests would never know you have a cat and two golden retrievers thanks to this pet mess-tacking hybrid vacuum. The lightweight machine is super easy pull out to sweep up problem areas in seconds, instead of lugging out and plugging in a big, heavy one. "I love this, especially with the winter, rainy weather and my dogs coming in and out quickly," one fur parent says.

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: lightweight, easy to maneuver, powerful suction, tackles pet hair with ease
  • Number of Five-Star Reviews: 3,141

Best Coffee Maker

15. Cuisinart Grind and Brew Coffee Maker


Program this gadget to have your cup of joe brewed and ready for sippin’ as soon as you wake up in the morning. And if you accidentally sleep in too long, the warm plate will keep it hot until you’re ready for it. Fair warning: It may make you ditch your French press: "Love this coffee maker," one reviewer says. "We haven't had anything else since we found [it]."

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: timer allows you to wake up to fresh coffee, grinder included
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 1,269

Best Duvet Set

16. George Oliver Caimon Duvet Cover Set

George Oliver

Complete with the duvet cover and up to two pillow shams, this adorable bedding set is made of a polyester microfiber material that shoppers say is *so* soft to the touch. The duvet cover, meanwhile, has interior ties to keep the insert in place and zips closed for extra convenience. "Not only are they really comfy, but [the bedding] also makes the room look lighter and welcoming! Would highly recommend,” says one reviewer.

Fast Facts

  • Why Customers Love It: ultra soft, modern style, ties hold everything in place
  • Number of 5-Star Reviews: 1,098

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