It goes without saying that there are some lip-smackingly sweet things in this life but when it really comes down to it, nothing, and we mean nothing, tastes as sweet as a successful bargain hunt.
And in true change of season out-with-the-old-in-with-the-new fashion, if you're wanting to zhush up your home – while also being kind to your bank account – now's the time to do it.
Aussie homewares and furniture retailer Temple & Webster is offering up to a mighty generous up to 40 per cent off on thousands of items in its huge summer sale for a limited time.
A standout in the sale is a chic five-seater sofa set that is currently more than $250 off. Practically a steal in our books. The sale also includes hot buys for:
So if you're looking to refresh your home and cultivate a zen space to retreat to after a long day, we've rounded up some of the best budget-friendly buys in the sale.
The best buys of Temple & Webster's summer sale
Montauk 5-seater sofa set, $1445 (usually $1698)
For somewhere to host a movie night or riveting conversation, this two-piece slipcover sofa set hits the mark in comfort with its foam seat and back cushions. Plus, it comes in five sleek shades and is currently over $250 off.
Medium luxury pocket spring mattress, $329 (usually $399)
This mattress in question has become a cult buy onsite with over 850 five-star reviews. With a supportive pocket spring core, reduced motion transfer, a top foam layer and 10-year warranty, it's not hard to see why.
"So convenient. Very handy for apartments or places with stairs as it comes in a box. Decompresses much faster than I expected. Feels supportive yet soft. Great for guest rooms," wrote a five-star reviewer.
Chiswick Living white hotel microfibre king pillow, $29.95 (usually $89)
Usually costing a pretty penny (and for good reason), this luxury hotel-quality pillow is hypoallergenic, breathable and supportive. Add a couple or a few to your bed situation for a sound sleep.
Bianca cotton fitted sheet and pillowcase set, from $39.95 (usually from $69.95)
Don your new mattress with a fresh set of soft 100 per cent cotton sheets like these ones that are currently heavily discounted and come in six natural hues.
St. Barths outdoor day bed, from $499 (usually from $699)
With almost 400 five-star reviews, you can be assured this outdoor day bed is a solid choice for your backyard. Available in off white, natural and dark grey, this acacia wood piece seamlessly fits into modern and coastal schemes in particular.
Natural Alba handwoven jute round rug, from $59.95 (usually from $79.95)
Laying the perfect foundation for your sofa or bed, a jute rug adds texture to any space and excels particularly in coastal decors.