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    Updated on Jul 1, 2020. Posted on Jun 19, 2020

    37 Pieces Of Decor Under $25 That’ll Make Your House Look Like You Hired An Interior Decorator

    Coordinated bookshelves, perfectly thrown pillows, and all the right touches of elegance to make your house look like a million bucks.

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    1. A perfectly coordinated set of books to help make your shelves look like they belong in the pages of an interior design magazine.

    A bookshelf filled with color-coordinated books.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "If you've been looking for decorative books, then look no more — you've found your shop! Colors are true to photos and I love how they were real books! Not those hallow, fake ones you see. This made decorating very easy, fast shipping, and quality suburb. Will be ordering more from here in the future!" —JH2

    Get a set from Covogoods on Amazon Handmade starting at $4 (packages start with just one book and go up to 25 books, they're also available in 16 colors including custom colors).

    2. A set of room-darkening velvet curtains so you can give your living room — or any room — a glamorous touch.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Purchased these for my studio, which is in an old mill. I wanted them for their insulating properties more than to block out the light because my studio loses a lot of heat at night due to its enormous windows. The curtains/drapes work great for both — I am especially pleased with how well they help keep the space from losing heat! Before having the curtains the space would lose about 8 degrees in temperature overnight (which in the winter is a significant amount, especially in the northeast). Now, with the curtains, the space no longer loses heat overnight! It is now so nice to go into my studio in the morning and find it still toasty warm!" —Noname

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in four sizes and five colors).

    3. A set of stainless-steel and glass soap dispensers that look expensive but are actually quite reasonably priced.

    A customer review photo of four soap dispensers in their shower.
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I purchased these to use as shampoo, conditioner, and body wash dispensers. I wanted our shower to look like a spa! They are great quality and many people I know have copied our idea, so they are a hit! Very high quality, the plunger part is always the most important part. These are metal and not plastic, something which seems to be hard to find when looking for dispensers." —Rebecca Morea

    Get set of two from Amazon for $18.99.

    4. A set of sophisticated rust-resistant soap/lotion/shampoo/conditioner labels that kinda make it look like you're giving your toiletries some jewelry.

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    Promising review: "These are some awesome soap/lotion tags and they look great. I purchased two sets but I am currently only using the lotion tags. Pros: they look great, are available in different colors, they're made of good quality, and they're durable. They are PRICEY! And the tag itself can easily flip over so that the back end is what's being displayed." —Pablo

    Get the set from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in nine variations).

    5. A deliciously soft Novogratz throw blanket designed in fun prints and with unique details (tassels anyone?) to help make lounging around on the sofa a little more fun.

    A pile of folded Novogratz throw blankets.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this blanket so much that I bought four of them! I keep one in my living room and one in each bedroom. The fourth one I gave to my daughter who told me she sleeps with it every night. It's warm and soft and heavy enough to know you've got a real blanket on you and not something light as a sheet. I do suggest you not put in the dryer as that's what melts the fibers and causes a once soft blanket to become pilly and not so snuggly soft. I hang mine over my railing to air dry. I've washed them multiple times and they've held up fantastic! Overall a great blankie! Definitely my favorite!" —Baby Red

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in seven designs).

    6. A set of frames in different sizes so you can create a gallery wall made of your favorite photos or your kid's artwork.

    A customer review photo of the frames displayed on multiple shelves.
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am a full-time working student who just moved into her first apartment. I didn't want anything heavy, expensive, or fancy. These are great for me. The lightweight, black finish is perfect on all of them, glass wasn't broken. I am happy with these frames!" —Danielle

    Get the seven piece set from Amazon for $23.99. Check out these cheat sheets for recos on how to hang your gallery wall...and basically learn everything about home decor in general.

    7. A set of gorgeously lush velvet pillow covers to lend a little color and texture to any room in your house.

    A variety of the velvet pillow covers on a sofa.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is the second set of these I've purchased (bought two different colors to change out when one set is in the laundry), and I completely love them. They are so soft, easy to put the pillows into, and they come out of the laundry looking brand new. Get a couple of different colors and switch out for holidays, or when desiring a quick easy decor change. I highly recommend them." —Melanie Mastin

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in eight sizes and in 32 colors).

    8. A foldable rope plant basket designed in a meticulously woven natural and sustainable jute spliced cotton rope that'll hold its shape when it's in use.

    The rope plant basket next to a sofa.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Came just as pictured. It is a little wrinkled at first but they provide instructions on how to remedy. I do not have an iron at the moment so I actually just popped it in the dryer then filled with warm towels for a while and it plumped it out nicely." —W. Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $16.98 (available in two colors).

    9. A hanging macrame wall mirror I am almost 100% sure would sell for way more at a trendier store — rhymes with bourbon shout litters.

    The macrame wall mirror hanging on a wall.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This mirror is GORGEOUS!! I bought this with few expectations and it's simply amazing! It's securely placed in the macrame and hangs flat. The photographs show the front and back of the mirror. I want more but don't need them. :D" —M. Bradley

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    10. A leather table lamp for help bringing in more light to your space and making it feel way cozier.

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    Promising review: "This is a great little lamp, very classy-looking. It definitely looks more expensive than it is (it's not flawless, but you can't see the minor imperfections unless you're looking closely). It is somewhat small as some other reviewers have said, but that was what I wanted. It fits perfectly on my little nightstand. I think the sample photos of it on the dresser give you a pretty good idea of its size. I would definitely recommend this lamp, especially at this price. I might even buy another one for my desk." —Bee

    Get it from Amazon for $19.59+ (available in 17 colors).

    11. A roll of the adhesive chalkboard contact paper so you can turn your boring old walls and surfaces into usable and fun spaces your kids (and let's not lie, you) will love.

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    Promising review: "I've tried other brands of this and I'm telling you this one is the best. It actually sticks to my wall. It wipes off better and looks nicer. I have another brand on my wall that I started with and had to use spray adhesive to get it to stay up. After I ran out, I ordered this and I've never put anything on it. I'm very happy and my son's city is complete. :0)" —J. jernigan

    Get a six and a half foot roll from Amazon for $12.95.

    12. A resin-coated fabric shower curtain designed with dangling tassels so you can make your bathroom look like a bohemian dream.

    The fabric shower curtain hanging around a bathtub.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have NEVER written a review. EVER. If you are on the fence about it just go ahead and purchase. It’s beautiful and true to the advertised extra-long length. It’s in a bathroom that my four kids use (ages 19, 17, 9, and 7). We use it without a liner and it wicks away water and dries almost instantly. I can tell the material is going to be perfect for frequent washing. If it doesn’t hold up long I will just buy another, that’s how great it is!" —Toyia

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in five sizes).

    13. A bundle of faux jasmine flowers for adding a vibrant statement to any room — without the need to replace them every week.

    A bundle of the faux Jasmine flowers in white.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have never used artificial flowers but these changed my mind — they are blow-you-away gorgeous! Every client comments on these. I combined these with some other silk flowers from Amazon and it's really stunning." —Lisa B

    Get a 10-piece bundle from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in three colors).

    14. A gorgeous vintage-inspired teal and gold pendant light designed with a 15-foot cloth cord to help you bring light nearly anywhere in your home.

    Amazon

    Plus it plugs into nearly any wall-socket!

    Promising review: "Beautiful lamp cord that’s has a high-quality look and feel to it. The color was perfect for my paper octopus lamp that I put together. The cord was a good length and had no issues reaching an eight-foot ceiling. My outlet was close by as well. There is a plastic switch to turn it on and off. I have it connected to a Wi-Fi-enabled smart plug to make it even easier to turn on remotely or via Alexa." —TLV-DC

    Get it from Amazon for $16.94+ (available in two colors).

    15. A minimal but totally elegant hexagon wall mirror so you can add one more spot to check your makeup in.

    The hexagon wall mirror hanging in a bathroom.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Needed a hanging mirror for a remodeled 1920s style bedroom, hexagon shape is very much in and I've always liked it. Easy to hang gold chain, very nice. The possibilities are endless in terms of decorating. Very good price." —Saywhat4you

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

    16. A weather-resistant Novogratz woven rug that works great as a small doormat or, if you want to splurge and spend little more than $25, as a fantastic outdoor rug.

    The Novogratz rug in aqua.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Awesome, better than expected. I was afraid it would be scratchy but it’s smooth. No issues with bare feet." —SD

    Get it from Amazon for $19.47+ (available in nine sizes and three colors).

    17. A blank wooden skateboard — okay, hear me out. Skateboard art is all the rage, bright beautifully decorated boards which, with a small piece of fishing wire wrapped through the holes, hang perfectly on your wall but they're also SUPER expensive (like hundreds of dollars, see example below). So, what if you bought a board and painted/decorated it yourself? You could create one really intricate board that hangs perfectly on a pillar or small corner or an epic collage with a few!

    A blank wooden skateboard hanging on a wall.
    CarterSk8Boards on Etsy

    Here's an example of three skateboards covered with the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat currently available at from MoMA for $550.

    Get this single, blank skateboard from CarterSk8Boards on Etsy for $24.95.

    18. A USB-powered LED light strip to bring the perfect amount of ambient lighting to your TV-watching experience.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Easy to install. Lights provide ample lighting; USB allows lights to be a stand-alone fixture without tying up another wall socket. The USB interface also acts to turn the lights on and off with the TV. Backlighting also seems to make the screen seem sharper." —Shaun

    Get it from Amazon for $17.01+ (available in for TVs from 30" to 80" ).

    19. A handpainted wooden box so you can keep those bathroom supplies within arm's reach — you know the ones someone might need access to when they're sitting on the throne and can't get up.

    A wooden box placed neatly on top of a toilet that reads "Please Seat Yourself."
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Fits perfect on the back of my guest bath toilet. Great for toilet paper, Kleenex, etc." —Bon

    Get it from Amazon Handmade for $24.95.

    20. A simple little wall mirror perfect for hanging on top of your favorite table or shelf — plus, mirrors help make a tiny space look bigger, which if your apartment is anything like mine, you very much need.

    The wall mirror placed on a table and against a wall.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "It's a mirror. It does mirror things, like reflect. Nothing special. It doesn't tell you who is the fairest of them all. It just reminds you that you look tired and need sleep, caffeine, and maybe botox for those wrinkles. But it doesn't actually talk, so it's great. You can look in it or just ignore it. Either way, good product." —kcotton4166

    Get it from Amazon for $5.67 (available in two frame colors).

    21. A stackable set of geometrically shaped storage trays you can potentially use as plates in a very beautiful table setting.

    The storage trays laid out on a table.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I purchased these trays for food displays. They are thin and pretty small but everything looked great on them! They definitely can’t handle anything incredibly heavy so in the future I’d use them as decorative trays for utensils/napkins or cheese platters but you can’t beat the price. I love the colors." —melissah

    Get the set of four from Amazon for $8.84.

    22. A decorative marble paperweight you should definitely roll the dice on and get for your desk.

    The dice shaped paperweight placed on top of an open book
    Amazon

    Just a note, this item is handmade and so some variations in the coloring of the marble and size could vary slightly.

    Promising review: "Beautiful piece. Works awesome and it's made to be so smooth to the touch. Like a piece of art for my desk. It's awesome!" —curg shields

    Get it from Amazon for $9.45 (available in four shapes).

    23. A light up marquee letter so you can finally see your name in lights — even if it's just on your own walls.

    A customer review photo of the marquee letters spelling out OK on their wall.
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This letter is super cute and exactly what was expected. The letter took two double A batteries and all bulbs lit up just fine; nothing looked defective at all. Although, this does look homemade and if anything were to break, it doesn’t look like something I could fix. For example, if a bulb broke or burnt out, there would be no way of fixing it or replacing the bulb." —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $20.56+ (available in silver and white).

    24. An adorably embroidered Novogratz throw pillow that's as regal-looking as the puppers monogrammed all over it.

    The embroidered throw pillow in the 18 x 18 size.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "DoG PiLlOwS WhAt!! Gorgeous pillows that fit my couch perfectly! Everyone always comments on them when they come into my home." —BRUCE HICKEY

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in three sizes)

    25. A two-piece bedside water carafe so you can quench that middle-of-the-night thirst without having to make that dreadful (and cold) walk to the fridge.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Perfect bedside carafe. It's a perfect size, dishwasher-safe, and sturdy glass." —Big Shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $22.50+ (available in two designs).

    26. A lightweight foldable storage ottoman for help keeping all the stuff you want out of sight hidden away — but they also look quite nice as part of your decor setup.

    The storage ottoman in yellow linen.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "UPDATE!!! I just bought two more! Love these! They can be footrests, tables, decorative, and they have storage so your things are out of the way and not showing! I have a total of five now. Grandkids were climbing on them with no issues. Love them! They seem sturdy. They took seconds to put together." —Kalh79

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in three colors).

    27. A glossy decorative tray that'll look perfect sitting on your coffee table and holding all your little treasures.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "If you’re looking for style look no further. I got this tray to compliment my bedroom and hold things on my bed when I’m laying in it. It is lightweight and the colors are shiny. I just love it and I’m sure you will too! I bought another one for my daughter's room. She loves it!" —AJ Mendez

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in two colors).

    28. A three-piece, 1,500-thread-count, silky soft duvet cover for when you want to feel like you're sleeping at the Four Seasons without leaving the comfort of your own home.

    The duvet cover in cream on a plush bed.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This was just what I expected and was looking for in a lightweight duvet cover. The material is very soft (kind of velvety and silky at the same time) but pretty thin. I got the white in the queen size. The material is soft, almost a little clingy, so slight crease and wrinkles can be smoothed out pretty easily. The bottom has a button closure (an approx. 3-inch flap sort of folds over and has clear buttons on the inside). The bottom of the comforter does stick out a bit sometimes when I make the bed, simply tugging and smoothing slightly covers it and tucks it back in the cover. Great, simple cover at a great price. Doesn't seem to snag easily, washes/dries well with no noticeable shrinkage, and stains come out easily (my dog sneaked on the bed twice and made a gross stain; both times I just threw the cover in the washer and dryer after a little dab of regular detergent and the stain was completely gone)." —j&a

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in queen and king and in 12 colors, if you're looking for something that fits your full and twin beds check out this microfiber set).

    29. A bold and beautiful houseplant to help bring any room to life — just make sure you follow the provided tips to keep it alive.

    A customer review photo of the plant on a stand.
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I really didn’t expect much but I still took a chance. The plant came quick and it looks fairly healthy. There are browning under some of the leaves, I guess that’s to be expected especially this time of the year, where temps are extremely high. It was also packaged well and the soil was nicely moist. Now I just have to make sure to keep this guy alive and healthy." —Celeste Grace Macuto

    Get it from Amazon for $12.09+ and make sure to pick a copy of this handy little guide so you can keep this bad boy alive.

    30. A Moroccan-style doormat that'll help soften up the area around your sinks and doors.

    A close up of the corner of the doormat in the light multi.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these rugs!! I have two small ones and a 4x6 now. The perfect modern farmhouse look! Take about a day or so to flatten out. Otherwise, great!" —Brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $13.47+ (available in eight colors and 17 sizes).

    31. A set of fresh sheets with a subtle but playful print to freshen up and bring a little more color into your bedroom.

    The sheets on a full-size bed in the llama print.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these sheets! Pretty design!! Quite stiff at first but throw them in the wash with fabric softener and they sleep softly!! Will purchase another set! Great price too!!" —Texas Gal

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes twin-California king and in five prints).

    32. A colorful Novogratz x Globe power outlet complete with three or six places to plug your devices in and two USB slots — look, chances are you need these so why not get a pretty one.

    The three outlet power strip in lavender.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I like this because it's a bit more compact than a full-size strip. Functionally no issues. Looks good. The cord is attached to the flat plug in a fixed location as in the picture. The cord is covered in a fabric sleeve that's smooth and shiny but soft and looks slightly less industrial than a standard cord. One thing that would be nice is a way to mount it, the back has nothing. Double-sided foam tape works, though it's not as permanent." —welder314

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in 12 colors and in three and six outlets).

    33. A stunning decorative copper double wall mesh bowl that looks like it belongs in a museum more than it does your home — unless your house is a museum in which case, can I come over?

    A photo of the mesh bowl.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "We ordered this for our kitchen trestle table. The copper is very rich and attractive. The bowl holds all kinds of fruit. With the mesh design, air circulates around the fruit, reducing spoilage. This was a very good purchase for us and we recommend it highly." —Dagot

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    34. A set of pleated fabric shades so you can get some privacy without totally blocking the light.

    The pleated fabric shades installed on a few windows in a living room.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I live in California really close to the beach. The house I'm renting doesn't have air-conditioning and it gets hot! I bought a window air conditioner for my casement window (slides horizontally instead of up and down), which doesn't let me lower the blinds over the A/C unit. I was trying to figure out a way to close the gap next to the air conditioner and these work perfectly! You can trim them to size and simply stick them to the bottom of your installed blinds. They keep the sun and heat out and give me privacy. Very happy!" —Shelley R

    Get it from Amazon for $8.25+ (available in sizes 36 x 72 inches and 48 x 72 inches).

    35. A very festive — and even comfier — set of cotton shams to really help make the bed the life of the party.

    Two of the cotton shams on pillows stacked on top of each other
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are so awesome! I swear they look like something I bought at a super-expensive department store. The quality is superb, and the material is very soft and thicker than I thought it would be." —Ashley Kulesa

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $20.60+ (available in two sizes).

    36. A wire basket to beautifully store the things you need but have no place to put.

    The wire basket holding a variety of shower loofahs.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Beautifully designed and quality constructed. Holds and organizes all my hair products including blow dryer. I actually have more room on my counter." —MSS

    Get it from Amazon for $16.55.

    37. And a super classy crystal mouthwash bottle because Listerine is nothing if it's not being gargled out of crystal.

    A customer review photo of the crystal mouthwash bottle on a tray.
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "You are probably underestimating this product. It is really pretty, and works really well. It goes a long way toward making the counter in the bathroom look a lot nicer." —Anonymous in Silicon Valley

    Get it from Amazon for $15.07.

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