6 Home Items Worth Splurging On—and 8 That Aren't
Home decor experts Nate Berkus and Elaine Griffin dish on when to loosen the purse strings—and when it's okay to play cheapskate.
SAVE: Desks and Dining Tables
"Your desk chair supports you every day for hours, so invest in a good one," says Griffin. "Desks, on the other hand, don't take a big beating." Same goes for dining room tables: "When the table is set, it sort of disappears—you notice the chairs and the china so much more."