•Artemide Tolomeo Micro task lamp: Retails for $295, but we predict that the final eBay price will be less than half that. The diffuser rotates 360 degrees, making this an ideal bedside reading lamp.
•Ten Dendrobium orchid stems in your choice of colors: So your Valentine showed up with a banal bunch of carnations or stargazer lilies whose orange pollen stained the rug and triggered your allergies. Make it up to yourself with orchids. We've corresponded with this helpful seller, who also sells many rose varieties.
•Striped coffee table: We keep our eye on eBay seller Modology, a design studio with a bricks-and-mortar store in Cincinnati. They sell many of these refinished pieces with poured-Lucite stripes in zingy colors. Although these pieces are a bit spendy, we haven't seen the likes of them anywhere else.
•Thirties chrome cocktail cart: This is an utter flight of fancy: we'd never pay $795 for a drinks trolley, even one as voluptuous as this. Trust-funders and Wall Streeters with Christmas bonuses still burning holes in their pockets should feel free to submit an offer, however.