Don't feel bad if a few of those New Year's resolutions have already bitten the dust. It's hard to get excited about running 45 minutes on a treadmill, and pinching pennies isn't enjoyable. But shopping to spruce up the home? Now there's a self-improvement regimen that's actually fun to keep. We've found five great deals on decorating and sprucing up both your bath and boudoir.
Bath & Body Works Sale and Coupon
Discount: Up to 50% off with an extra 20% off via coupon code "PICKED4U"
Shipping: Staring at $5.99 s&h
Expires: April 1
Is It Worth It?: Taking 20% off sitewide via coupon code "PICKED4U" is good by itself, or stack it with sale items, which are already up to 50% off. You'll find gift sets, soaps and lotions, aromatherapy, and more in signature scents for men and women, all of which can contribute to a relaxing atmosphere in the bathroom.
Moen Wickston Low Arc Filtering Kitchen Faucet
Vendor: Dealyard via eBay
Price: $79.95 with free shipping
Lowest By: $132
Expires: February 10
Is It Worth It?: This Editors' Choice faucet in polished chrome features a low-arc spout design for conventional styling, one-handle lever design for ease of use, and convenient single function side spray. Its built-in filtration keeps water clean, and even features a quick-connect system for four-hole installation.
Coexist by Cannon Washcloth 12-Pack
Price: $2.69 via coupon code "HOMESALE2012" with free in-store pickup
Lowest By: $1
Is It Worth It?: Pick up this 12-pack of Coexist by Cannon washcloths at your local Sears and add a fresh set of towels to your bathroom for an inexpensive bathroom update. The calm, cooling colors will surely accent any decor.
Designer Living Valentine's Day Sale
Discount: 20% off via coupon code "VDAY20"
Shipping: $7.95 s&h or free shipping on orders over $75
Is It Worth It?: Designer Living's house goods — from curtains to bedding and more — are vast and perfectly priced for sprucing up your home. Plus, during their Valentine's Day Sale, take an extra 20% off eligible items via coupon code "VDAY20". We like the Designer Living Premier Comfort Knitted Micro Raschel Throw and Dog Gift Set in Ivory (pictured) for $19.99 before coupon, $15.99 after. With $7.95 for shipping, that's $14 off and the lowest total price we could find. The set includes a 50x60" throw and a matching stuffed animal dog.
Pleat Sheet Sateen Bed Set
Price: $18.99 via coupon code "LOYAL5" with free shipping
Lowest By: $87
Is It Worth It?: Climb into bed each night knowing you'll sleep soundly in these 100% cotton sateen bed sheets — and knowing that you got them at a steal! Each set comes with one expandable top sheet, one fitted sheet, and two pillowcases, and are available in Full or Queen size.
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