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Get Ready for Our Semi-Annual 1/2 Price Sale: Your Ultimate Guide to July 27 & 28!

It’s that time of year again! We’re thrilled to announce our Semi-Annual 1/2 Price Sale at Stuff Etc, happening on July 27 & 28. This highly anticipated event promises two days of unbeatable savings, with 50% off on almost everything in the store. Whether you’re looking to update your wardrobe, refresh your home décor, or find the perfect gift, this is the sale you don’t want to miss!

What to Expect:

During our 1/2 Price Sale, you’ll enjoy a fantastic 50% discount on most full-priced items. While new mattress products and some pre-determined furniture pieces are excluded, there’s still a treasure trove of incredible deals to explore. From clothing and accessories to home décor and furniture, there’s something for everyone.

Early Bird Tickets:

Want to beat the crowds and get first dibs on the best deals? Grab an Early Bird ticket and shop 1 hour earlier on July 27! Tickets are just $5, and all proceeds support our local food banks, making it a great way to give back while enjoying exclusive shopping access. OR grab an Early Bird Ticket for free by donating 3 canned goods!

We’re excited to offer a wide range of products at unbeatable prices. From trendy clothing and stylish accessories to unique home décor and quality furniture, our 1/2 Price Sale has it all. Stay tuned to our social media for sneak peeks of some standout items!

At Stuff Etc, we’re proud to support our local community. This sale is not just about great deals; it’s also about giving back. Your participation helps us continue our charitable initiatives and partnerships within the community.

Mark your calendars for July 27 & 28 and get ready for the shopping event of the season! Follow us on social media for updates and sneak peeks. Don’t forget to grab your Early Bird ticket for exclusive early access.

We can’t wait to see you at our Semi-Annual 1/2 Price Sale! With incredible savings, a wide variety of products, and the chance to give back to our community, this is an event you won’t want to miss. See you on July 27 & 28 for an unforgettable shopping experience at Stuff Etc!


(No additional discount will be given to items already marked 50% and 80% off.  Consignment drop offs will not be accepted on Saturday, July 27th.)



Celebrate “Be Kind to Animals Week” with Us!

Hey there, animal lovers!

At Stuff Etc, we believe that every week should be “Be Kind to Animals Week,” but from May 5th to May 11th, we’re making an extra effort to celebrate and support our furry friends!

To mark this special occasion, we’re partnering with MANY amazing organizations dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating animals in need.


🐾❤️ See Who We Are Supporting ❤️🐾








How You Can Help:

During Be Kind to Animals Week, every donation made at our checkout counters will be matched 100% by us! That means your contribution will go twice as far in helping animals in need.

Join Us in Making a Difference:

Together, we can make a real difference in the lives of animals in need. Whether you’re making a small donation or spreading the word about our event, every little bit helps!

Thank you for supporting “Be Kind to Animals Week” and helping us support animal shelters in our community!


Gear Up for Summer with Stuff Etc: Your Ultimate One-Stop Shop!

Summer is just around the corner, and whether you’re a busy mom or dad, a working professional, or both, finding everything you need for the season can be a hassle. That’s where Stuff Etc comes in! From family essentials to home décor and everything in between, we’ve got you covered this summer.


Family Fun in the Sun

Planning a family day at the lake? Stuff Etc has everything you need to make it a memorable one! From swimwear and beach towels to sand toys and flip flops, we’ve got all the essentials to keep your family safe and entertained under the sun.


Elevate Your Outdoor Space

Transform your backyard into the ultimate summer hangout with our wide selection of outdoor furniture and decor. Whether you’re hosting a BBQ with friends or having a movie night under the stars, we have everything you need to create the perfect outdoor oasis.



Adventure Awaits

Ready to hit the trails or explore the great outdoors? Stuff Etc has all the gear you need for your next adventure. From hiking boots and backpacks to camping gear and outdoor equipment, we’ll help you make the most of your summer explorations.


Movie Night, Anyone?

Who says you have to leave home to have a good time? Host a movie night in your backyard  and decorate with our selection of outdoor furniture, accessories, and cozy blankets. With Stuff Etc, you can turn your backyard into your own personal theater!


This summer, make Stuff Etc your go-to destination for all your family, home, and outdoor needs. With our wide selection of quality items at unbeatable prices, you’ll be ready to make the most of every moment this summer!





Celebrate Earth Day with Us: Supporting Local Environmental Organizations!

This Earth Day, Stuff Etc is proud to announce our partnership with several local environmental organizations dedicated to preserving and protecting our planet’s precious ecosystems. As part of our commitment to environmental stewardship and community engagement, we invite you to join us for a special one-day charity event on April 22nd!

Here’s how it works: On April 22nd, 10% of all sales made at Stuff Etc will be donated to support the incredible work of the following organizations:

  1. Bur Oak Land Trust
  2. Cedar Valley Association of Soft Trails
  3. The Friends of Vander Veer
  4. Soil and Water Conservation Society
  5. Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
  6. Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens


These organizations play a vital role in conserving natural areas, protecting wildlife habitats, promoting environmental education, and advocating for sustainable practices. By supporting them, we’re not only investing in the future of our planet but also strengthening our local communities.

We invite you to shop with us on April 22nd and make a difference! Every purchase you make will directly contribute to these worthy organizations. Together, we can amplify our efforts and create positive change for our planet.

Thank you for joining us in celebrating Earth Day and supporting these important organizations. Together, we can make a difference and ensure a sustainable future for all!

Happy Earth Day from all of us at Stuff Etc! 🌍💚




Celebrating 39 Years of Style and Savings with Stuff Etc!

Here at Stuff Etc, we’re thrilled to announce a momentous occasion – our 39th Anniversary! For nearly four decades, we’ve been your go-to destination for unbeatable deals on quality items, and we’re ready to celebrate in style. Join us as we commemorate this milestone with an epic anniversary event on Saturday, April 13th, at all Stuff Etc locations.

Savings Galore:

Prepare yourself! On April 13th, enjoy a 20% off discount. Yes, you read that right – 20% off all full priced items, excluding new mattress products! From trendy clothing to home essentials, furniture, and beyond, the savings are endless. Whether you’re refreshing your wardrobe, sprucing up your living space, or hunting for that perfect find, our anniversary event is the perfect time to score incredible deals.

Exciting Giveaways:

But wait, there’s more! As if the savings weren’t enough, we’re also hosting exciting giveaways throughout the day. From 11 am to 5 pm, stop by any Stuff Etc location for your chance to win a $39 Stuff Etc gift card. Must be present to win.

Your Favorite Brands Under One Roof:

At Stuff Etc, we pride ourselves on offering a diverse selection of high-quality items at prices you’ll love. From top clothing brands to kitchen gadgets, furniture, home décor, and more, we’ve curated an extensive collection to suit every taste and style. With all your favorite brands conveniently located under one roof, shopping has never been easier – or more enjoyable!

Join the Celebration:

Whether you’re a longtime fan of Stuff Etc or you’re discovering us for the first time, we invite you to join in on the festivities. Bring your friends, family, and fellow bargain hunters for a day of fun, savings, and celebration. Help us toast to 39 incredible years of serving our community and providing exceptional value to our customers.

Mark Your Calendar:

Don’t miss out on the party of the year! Make sure to mark your calendar for Saturday, April 13th, and head to your nearest Stuff Etc location to take advantage of our anniversary extravaganza. With unbeatable deals, exciting giveaways, and endless treasures waiting to be discovered, it’s an event you won’t want to miss.

Thank You:

As we reflect on 39 years of success, we want to extend a heartfelt thank you to our loyal customers. Your continued support and patronage have been instrumental in our journey, and we look forward to many more years of providing you with top-notch service and savings. Here’s to you – and to many more stylish adventures ahead with Stuff Etc!

From all of us at Stuff Etc, thank you for being a part of our story. We can’t wait to celebrate with you on April 13th!

(no consignment drop offs will be accepted during our Anniversary Sale on Saturday, April 13)

Embracing the Timeless Elegance: The Serious Black Trend for Spring 2024

In the ever-evolving world of fashion, trends come and go, but there are certain elements that withstand the test of time. One such enduring trend making a significant statement in Spring 2024 is the “Serious Black” trend. Characterized by an ensemble of black-on-black-on-black styling, this trend exudes sophistication, mystery, and timeless elegance.

Black has long been revered in the fashion world for its versatility and ability to convey a sense of power and authority. In the Spring 2024 collections, designers have embraced the monochromatic aesthetic, presenting a myriad of looks that celebrate the depth and richness of the color black.

The essence of the Serious Black trend lies in its commitment to layering various shades and textures of black to create depth and dimension. From jet-black leather jackets to charcoal-hued denim and midnight silk blouses, the possibilities for incorporating this trend into one’s wardrobe are endless.

When it comes to styling black-on-black-on-black outfits, attention to detail is key. Mixing different fabrics such as satin, leather, and wool adds visual interest and tactile appeal. Experimenting with silhouette and proportion can also elevate the overall look – pairing a structured blazer with fluid trousers or a fitted top with voluminous skirts creates a dynamic contrast that commands attention.

Accessories play a crucial role in enhancing the Serious Black aesthetic. Opt for sleek, minimalist jewelry in silver or gunmetal tones to complement the monochromatic palette. Statement pieces such as oversized sunglasses or a structured handbag can add a touch of glamour without overpowering the simplicity of the black ensemble.

Footwear choices should echo the sophistication of the outfit. Pointed-toe ankle boots, strappy heels, or classic loafers in black leather or suede complete the look with polish and refinement.

The beauty of the Serious Black trend lies in its versatility – it can seamlessly transition from day to night, from the boardroom to a night out on the town. Whether you’re attending a formal event or simply running errands, embracing this trend allows you to exude confidence and sophistication effortlessly.

In conclusion, the Serious Black trend for Spring 2024 offers a refreshing take on classic elegance. By embracing the timeless appeal of black-on-black-on-black styling, fashion enthusiasts can make a bold sartorial statement that transcends fleeting trends and stands the test of time. So, dare to immerse yourself in the depths of black this season and unleash the power of Serious Black in your wardrobe.

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