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May 20, 2023May 20, 2023

Refreshing your home doesn’t have to break the bank. With some creativity and smart planning, you can transform your living space on a budget. Start by decluttering and reorganizing your belongings, giving your home a clean and fresh appearance. Rearranging furniture can also breathe new life into a room — wait … you know what? Just buy new stuff. ALL. THE. THINGS. Before I lose you here, let me remind you that refreshing your home can be done in pieces and for just $10 here or $30 there.Don’t believe me? Well, you should, because the entire list below is full of products from rugs to wallpaper (yes, wallpaper!) that won’t give you sticker shock. Sure, you can repurpose old items or scope out unique finds at thrift stores and online marketplaces but wouldn’t you rather just have new stuff? (It can’t just be me, can it?) With these budget-friendly ideas, you can revitalize your home and create a welcoming environment without spending a fortune.

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Add a touch of vintage fashion to your space with this decorative book set. It’s perfect for showing off your intellectual side without actually reading anything (the pages are blank — no pressure!). Whether you place it in your library, office or living room, these books and their inspiring quotes will make you feel like you’re on a spiritual journey every time you glance at them. It’s time to embrace your inner bookworm (or bookshelf decorator).

Get ready to unleash your inner DIY designer with this 95-piece natural dried pampas grass bouquet set. With colors ranging from brown to white, light yellow to champagne, and even orange, you’ll have more than enough to create your dream arrangement. Fluff up those bunny tails by either basking them in the sun or giving them a blowout with a hairdryer on low power. And don’t worry, I won’t judge you if you use hairspray to keep them in shape. (You can seriously do that!)

Looking to add a touch of privacy to your windows without sacrificing style? Look no further! This cling film has a glue-free design, making it easy to apply and remove to any smooth glass surface. It’s perfect for keeping nosy neighbors at bay while still letting in loads of sunlight (just not recommended for bathroom use, unless you want an awkward encounter). Not only does it block 96% of UV rays and reduce glare, but it also retains heat in winter and keeps you cool in summer.

I know what you’re thinking — “I can’t afford wallpaper.” Not so! This peel-and-stick wallpaper can transform your space on a budget. With cutting grid lines on the back, you can easily customize it to the size you want. Not only is it waterproof, oil-proof and eco-friendly, but it’s also easy to clean and remove without damaging your precious surfaces. From walls to furniture, kitchen counters to cabinets, even doors and drawers, this versatile wallpaper will transform your space on a dime.

Made from Paulownia wood with a torched finish and a sturdy metal bracket, these aren’t your ordinary floating shelves. What sets them apart is the removable towel holder that can be installed underneath or on the wall. In the kitchen, use it for seasoning bottles and hang towels or kitchen hooks. In the bathroom, store toiletries on the shelves and hang towels below. It’s so versatile, it could even spruce up your bedroom, living room or office.

Pillows can transform a space in minutes and don’t have to cost a fortune. These square wonders are comfortable to touch and lay on, but hold on, no pillow inserts included—bring your own fluff! With delicate hidden zipper closures and tight zigzag over-lock stitches, they’re like the James Bond of pillowcases, ready to create an elegant look while avoiding fraying and ripping.

Increase your chair’s charm with these cheeky chair covers. Made from cozy, high-stretch chex jacquard fabric, these covers are laughably easy to install and care for. Just slip them on, and voilà – an instant makeover. Swap out colors according to the seasons or your whims. No ironing needed, just toss them in the wash. Your dining space will be so alluring; you’ll have guests fighting for a seat.

Meet the ultimate living room rug, a miraculous fusion of fashion and function. This shaggy area rug boasts a cushiony foam interlayer that provides cloud-like comfort without needing an extra pad. With its 1.6” plush surface – softer than a baby’s bum – it’s perfect for precious tummy time or spontaneous naps. Crafted from hypoallergenic materials, this skin-friendly rug has a non-slip backinng, ensuring secure footing on your domestic quests.

These curtain lights are already one step ahead of you (once you put them in your cart anyway). Equipped with a built-in 6-hour-on, 18-hour-off timer, it knows when to shine and when to go off duty. Four brightness levels and eight engaging light modes? No problem! Waterproof, child-friendly and pet-safe, these work indoors or out and for a special occasion or no particular occasion at all.

Transform your space into a high-end retreat with granite wallpaper —peel, stick, and voilà! This magic roll of self-adhesive awesomeness lasts a solid five years, protecting surfaces from spills and stains. Give your home a facelift without breaking the bank and watch your worn-out spaces resurrected like Lazarus. It’s perfect for all flat surfaces: kitchen counters, cabinets, walls and more.

The only time you’ll ever see “geometry” and “blackout” in the same sentence is right here. With measurements that would make Pythagoras proud, these geometric blackout curtains bring their A game in terms of blocking out unwanted rays, reducing noise and protecting your privacy (because even curtains value personal space). Choose from nearly 20 colors and patterns in six different sizes.

Can we talk about bathroom rugs? This Bohemian-style rug boasts non-printed technology, which helps it last longer and prevents shedding and fading, and extra knot stripes for an added dose of trendiness. And fear not, cleanliness enthusiasts, it’s machine-washable — just keep the temperature cool and the iron at bay. Its versatile style fits farmhouse- and vintage-style homes or apartments (or wherever you want, the interior design police aren’t coming for you).

Introducing the Duvet Master 3000! (Just kidding, I made that up.) This duvet cover is made from 100% brushed microfiber, making it as cool as the other side of the pillow (literally). No wrinkles, no harmful chemicals and no fading. It’s like sleeping in a cloud, only better. The secret? Enhanced durability with stitches that could survive a wrestling match.

You’ll feel like royalty as you slip into these sheets fit for a queen (literally). With a flat sheet that’s more self-hemmed than a stand-up comedian and a fitted sheet that hugs your mattress like a long-lost lover, you’ll experience the ultimate in smoothness and comfort. It’s like being wrapped in a cloud, but without the pesky rain, eh? Get ready for year-round coziness that’ll make you say, “Move over, seasons, I’m in my happy place.”

Introducing the ultimate snuggle buddy: this 100% acrylic throw blanket. It’s light enough to carry effortlessly, breathable to avoid blanket-induced sweats, and sheds zero fuzz like a boss. Plus, it’s so durable, you’ll still be cuddling with it when flying cars become a thing (when’s that going to happen anyway?). With trendy geometric patterns and tassels that scream “I’m fancy,” this blanket is a fashion statement for all your lazy nights.

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the cleverest of them all? This farmhouse-style wall-hanging mirror is here to keep your space looking country-chic, because everyone knows rustic is the new black. With a dark gray wooden border and subtle distressing, it’s like a mirror straight out of a charming countryside cottage. Easy to hang with its rope hanger, this mirror brings sturdy stability and a touch of class to any room.

Breakfast in bed, anyone? This rustic serving tray is ready to elevate your food and drink game. With its hand-crafted distressed finish, it’s a great accent decor piece, adding artistic flair to your home. Not only can it hold your favorite candles or orbs for a centerpiece that screams “I have taste,” but its curved edges also prevent food sliding and liquid mishaps. It’s a multitasking tray that’s perfect for TV-watching, couch-lounging and coffee-sipping shenanigans.

It’s a total power play! This is the ultimate end table with two power outlets and two USB ports, like a charging station on steroids. You can charge all your electronic devices at the same time, like the tech-savvy guy or gal you are. And guess what? It’s got wheels! You can spin it, twirl it and adjust it to your heart’s desire. Plus, it’s got storage space for a lamp, phones and other gadgets.

Here’s your ultimate organizing solution: a storage cube that’s as versatile as it is stylish. With its sleek black design, it effortlessly complements any decor, even your closet. Thanks to its ABS connectors and interlocking system, you can create various configurations, giving you endless possibilities. And don’t worry about stability — this cube system can handle it all, from books to toiletries and everything in between.

Hey, hey, anime! Level up your home decor game with these Japanese anime posters. Measuring 8 x 10 inches, they’re the perfect size to frame. These high-quality prints are clear, bright and vivid, bringing your favorite anime characters to life. And the best part? It takes mere minutes to transform your space from ordinary to otaku paradise. Get ready for some serious style points.

Don’t forget the bathroom when you’re doing a budget refresh. With its sleek gold steel shelves and transparent white trays, this toiletry organizer is both beautiful and sturdy. They even put it through rigorous “adult trampling” tests to ensure its durability (yes, really). Assembling it is a breeze, and it’s perfect for storing all your makeup goodies. Need more space? No problem! It’s customizable and versatile.

Meet Luna, the ultimate photo collage frame here to make your walls shine. With space for nine individual 4×6 photos, Luna lets you unleash your creativity. Showcase your favorite memories or go wild with a mix of pictures, artwork or even hilarious memes. It’s like a DIY collage photo frame on steroids! Plus, Luna doubles as wall art, and its easy-to-use design means you can switch out photos faster than you can say “cheese.”

Wall art doesn’t have to be expensive … so why is it? Make waves in your home decor with this abstract ocean wall art. With its breathtaking beauty and modern appeal, these canvas prints will make your room fin-tastic. (See what I did there?) Made from premium quality materials, they’re waterproof, UV-resistant and fade-resistant, ensuring a long-lasting splash of style. Plus, they’re a breeze to hang, so you can effortlessly ride the wave of artistic expression.

Here’s the hottest multitasker in town. This flame air diffuser is here to light up your life in more ways than one. Not only does it fill your space with delightful scents and keep the air moisturized, but it also moonlights as a mesmerizing night lamp with seven color options. With its realistic flame design, it’s sure to ignite a relaxing atmosphere while adding a touch of sizzling style to any room.

This ain’t your grandma’s tablecloth! Made from high-quality, eco-friendly cotton linen, this bad boy is wrinkle-proof and shrink-proof, giving you peace of mind during those chaotic meal times. With delicate embroidery patterns and stylish fringed edges, it’ll make your table look so fancy, you’ll feel like royalty. From family gatherings to backyard picnics, this tablecloth has you covered, literally. Bon appétit!

… or maybe, don’t. I don’t need you going to the hospital trying to explain it. This crystal chandelier is like a dazzling disco ball for your room, and so affordable you’ll hardly believe it. With crystal raindrop shades that emit a romantic sparkle, you’ll feel like you’re dancing under a shower of enchantment. And the best part? No assembly required! Just hang those heavy, sparkling crystals and let the shimmering spectacle begin.

Get ready to moonwalk your way to celestial style. With this captivating moon mirror set, you’ll have all the phases of the moon at your fingertips, from full moon to crescent and everything in between. Not only will they reflect your radiant beauty, but they’ll also bring the enchanting allure of the night sky right into your humble abode. It’s time to reach for the stars, or in this case, the moon.

Looking to add some greenery without the hassle? Say hello to the “plant” that never dies! This artificial plant is the ultimate lazy gardener’s dream. No need to water it, just sit back and let it do its thing. Made from silk and durable polyester, it’s like having a forever-fresh friend. It’s the perfect low-maintenance companion for any room. No green thumb required.

Light up your life, rain or shine, with these flameless candles. Made from waterproof resin plastic, they’re practically invincible against raindrops. No need to fret about Mother Nature’s mood swings. A smart remote control adds the ultimate in convenience. You can even use them indoors to add that certain extra “something.” A dozen candles will go a long way — pair them for maximum impact or spread them out.

Looking to add some flair to your home? This black and beige striped rug is here to make a stylish statement. Made from 100% cotton, it’s free from dyes, chemicals, and latex, making it worry-free around kids and pets. Soft and sturdy, they’re a treat for both feet and paws. Layer them with another doormat for an extra dose of charm at your front door or porch.

Illuminate your space with style and convenience. This touch-sensitive nightstand lamp is here to save you from fumbling in the dark. It’s equipped with USB ports and power outlets, so you can charge your devices while enjoying the cozy ambiance. With its minimalist design and warm lighting, it’s the perfect companion for your end table, coffee table or any cozy nook.

Not only do these satin pillowcases look great, but they’re great for you (seriously). These bad boys protect your delicate facial hair from scratches, creases and tugs, so you can wake up looking sharp and suave. With its envelope closure and fresh, modern design, these pillowcases are the key to a unique and pleasant sleep experience — and a refreshed bedroom experience.

You won’t be awake to enjoy these half the time but they’ll look great when your eyes are open. This sleep-themed picture set is the ultimate choice for creating a chill and tranquil space. These art prints are frame-ready, so you can easily match them with your favorite frame and effortlessly decorate your space. Plus, the messaging is just adorable.