Nordstrom’s Half-Yearly Sale Ends Tonight — Here’s What to Buy ASAP

updated Jan 2, 2022
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One of our favorite holidays is finally here — that’s right, it’s time for Nordstrom’s Half-Yearly Sale! (What, did you think we were referring to something else?) This massive savings event, which runs through Jan. 2, is the perfect chance to score major discounts on everything you were hoping to see under your tree but didn’t… whether that means comfy home decor, games and DIY kits, cooking essentials, travel accessories, or pretty much anything else you can think of (we’re talking about Nordstrom, after all). Below, we curated our favorite picks for the home, and you can access the entire sale here. One word of warning: Don’t wait too long to fill your cart, because the hottest items are notorious for selling out quickly during this highly anticipated event. Happy shopping!

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was $84.00

If you've been toying with the idea of learning to knit, a cold winter is the perfect time to start. Scoop up this DIY kit while it's on sale, and you'll be on your way to creating a chunky merino-wool scarf that you can wear for the rest of the season. It includes two balls of yarn, one pair of knitting needles, and a pattern. An online tutorial walks you through the process.

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was $200.00

Whether you're heading to the gym for the afternoon or out of town for the weekend, this great-looking duffel bag is exactly what you need to travel in style. It's made from upcycled and recycled materials, features a two-way to-zip closure, an adjustable crossbody strap, exterior zippered pockets, and more thoughtful features.

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was $79.00

If you're a kid at heart but are limited on storage space, then this inflatable toboggan is the snow toy you've been waiting for. It's made from vinyl with a reinforced rubber base, and it's suitable for ages 14 and up.

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was $70.00

This wintry apron and potholder set is exactly what you need this season. Adorned with fir trees and stripes, respectively, they will have you cooking and baking in style while protecting your clothing and skin from becoming collateral damage from kitchen disasters.

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was $34.00

This unique to-do list/planner display is the perfect way to stay on top of your tasks. It includes a dry-erase marker and six magnets, so you can jot down ideas and easily attach notes and reminders.

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was $269.99

Take home Staub's Dutch oven (aka cocotte) just in time for cozy winter meals. Its compact size still allows for making batches of soups and stews, plus the sturdy cast iron construction has exceptional heat-conducting abilities for browning, braising, and even baking. The glass lid is an added perk because you can sneak a peek at your food without lifting the lid and letting the moisture out.

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was $99.00

If there's one home accessory you can never have enough of, it's a great blanket. This reversible knit throw from Nordstrom's own line features a ribbed knit stitch on one side and a waffle stitch on the other, creating an oh-so-soft situation to lull yourself to sleep.

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was $50.00

Imagine all the time you'd save if you didn't have to unknot your headphones every time you wanted to make a call or listen to a podcast! Make that dream a reality with these wireless Bluetooth headphones, on sale right now for 40 percent off. They last up to 11 hours before needing a recharge, and they come in a range of fun colors, too.

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was $90.00

If you love filling your home with beautiful aromas, then this Apotheke set is for you. It includes an 11-ounce soy-blend charcoal candle with hints of cedarwood, sandalwood, and smoky amber, as well as a 6.7-ounce diffuser and reeds. "I purchased the set for my daughter and I, and we fought over who got the candle," says one reviewer. "She won, but honestly the diffuser is incredible too."

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was $170.00

From cooking eggs to searing meat, a nonstick skillet is one of the biggest workhorses in the kitchen. This 8.5-inch ProBond pan from Hestan features a five-layer surface that's made from a combination of PFOA-free nonstick coating with diamond particles and titanium plasma technology. Translation: This baby is up to any task you throw at it.

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was $60.00

Take your tunes with you to the shower, the pool, the beach, and wherever else you want to listen with this splash-proof, silicone rubber speaker. It's equipped with Bluetooth technology to connect to your devices, or you can go old-school style and listen to the built-in FM radio.

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was $229.95

Gardening has never been easier thanks to handy gadgets like this indoor smart garden. It boasts a built-in self-watering reservoir and an LED lamp, so your plant babies get all the “sunshine” they need. It also comes with three basil starter pods, three mini tomato pods, and three green lettuce pods (plus dozens of other options you can buy online).

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was $40.00

Ordinary Habit makes puzzles that are as beautiful to display as they are fun to put together. This particular design, dubbed "Hanging Out," features artwork by Carla Llanos depicting two BFFs spending time together after a shopping trip. When complete, the 500-piece puzzle measures 16" x 20".