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    Updated on Apr 29, 2019. Posted on Feb 20, 2019

    29 Inexpensive Pieces Of Decor For Anyone Who Spends Most Of Their Money On Rent

    Nice decor all under $100—and most under $50!

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    1. A gold table lamp people will probably assume you got from some fancy-schmancy boutique.


    Reviewers noted it was a bit smaller than they expected, but the measurements are 15.75 inches in height and 9.06 inches in diameter.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in five colors and styles).

    2. A set of minimalist wood hooks to artfully hang your clothes and accessories and prove to everyone what great style you really have.


    Promising review: "Me: I'm going to put hooks on the back of the door.

    Wife: No you're not. No hooks, nothing, nada, never.

    Me: Here are the hooks for the back of the door.

    Wife: Oh, those are so nice!!" —Ihaveopinions

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $14.49 (available in two finishes).

    3. A metallic throw pillow you can add to your couch or bed for a bit of extra ~shine~.


    Get it from Walmart for $29.

    4. A macrame hanging wall mirror so you'll be able to take another look at yourself as you walk on by.


    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in two shapes).

    5. A ottoman that's basically three things in one: a coffee table, storage area, and comfy seat for when you have friends over. I call that a win-win-win.


    Promising review: "I don't write reviews unless I really hate or like something, and I LOVE this ottoman. I bought two to combine lengthwise as a sort of reading bench in my small room, and they fit perfectly! They're not too narrow but are petite enough to fit in a tight space or just add seating to a room. They're sturdy and a nice muted silver-gray color. The storage is great too. They don't feel or look cheap and are worth the price." —Samara

    Get it from Walmart for $49 (available in gray, brown, and black).

    6. A mail and key organizer so you'll never have to spend 10 minutes running frantically around the house screaming, "WHERE DID I PUT MY KEYS??" because they'll always be right on the hook.


    Promising review: "Really good design and the price is right! I’ve been looking everywhere for a simple mail holder that had a somewhat thin profile and one that could mount to the wall (or in my case, a wooden panel)." —Brian

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in white and black).

    7. A geometric wire photo frame to give your photos some dimension and add a little personality to your desk or coffee table.


    Get it from Amazon for $10.96+ (available in five colors and sizes).

    8. A natural wood desk lamp that'll brighten your work space and give you that extra motivation to get work done.

    Promising review: "I don't think it's possible to be happier with an online purchase than I am with this desk lamp. This is a very high-quality product with an extremely heavy base for stability and real rubber wood for the arm. Even the fittings are made of cast iron. Assembly is easy, and the finished product is both an attractive piece of art AND a functional light source. I wouldn't hesitate to buy it again, and I urge anyone on the fence to take the plunge. This is a very high-quality item." —Malcolm

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    9. A print to accurately describe your Friday night plans, because going out is expensive and staying in is the new going out.

    Urban Outfitters

    MOOD every Friday Night.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $19+ (available in five sizes and with or without a frame).

    10. A faux sheepskin area rug to add a soft spot to the floor and make your home even cozier.


    Promising review: "These rugs are great quality and so soft. I bought two for next to each side of my bed. Nothing worse than waking up and placing your feet on a cold wood floor. They are so soft and my husband even likes them. They do flip up sometimes, even with a sticky rug pad under. However, I am very pleased with this product." —Sara W.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in six colors).

    11. A decorative window film you can use instead of curtains to make your home more unique and covered in rainbows. Who doesn't want that?!?


    You can apply this like a sticker to any surface. First clean your windows (or other surface), measure and cut a piece that fits, remove the adhesive back and place. (Some reviewers do suggest using a Gila Installation Kit to make it a bit easier.) Plus, it helps keep heat in in the winter and out in the summer, saving you money on your energy bills and blocking 96% of UV rays.

    Promising review: "I have a weird skinny window in my house where no normal window covering works. People walking on our community trail can see up into our upstairs bathroom when the light is on and it's dark outside. Not good at all. I placed this on the window to interrupt the view into the house. It worked perfectly! It's very easy to use." —Marsgard

    Get it from Amazon for $14.09+ (available in seven sizes).

    Read one BuzzFeeder's closer look at this decorative film.

    12. An adjustable kitchen cart for when your counter space situation just isn't cutting it.


    I just want to be able to stand in my kitchen and chop vegetables, but apparently that is too much to ask!

    Get it from Wayfair for $55.99 (originally $82.99).

    13. An end table with a storage basket to artfully contain your blankets so they don't end up in a pile in the corner.


    Promising review: "I couldn't be happier with this table! The setup was a breeze. It was simple enough to do while watching an episode of Scandal. I believe it took me 15-20 minutes. I'm using it as a nightstand, and it's sturdy enough to support my 35" TV. You really can't beat the quality at this price!" —petitepineapple808

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99.

    14. An orb accent lamp you'll want to have a-round for a long time, because this piece is timeless and reasonably priced.


    Get it from Walmart for $29 (available in gold, rose gold, and silver).

    15. An indoor planter stand perfect for a ficus (but I can't guarantee that it will help you keep it alive).


    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    16. A garment rack you can display all your favorite outfits on and people will think it's purposeful — and not because your closet is the size of a shoebox.


    Plus, it has four side hooks and two shelves to accommodate accessories.

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in white and black).

    17. A three-tier bookcase that actually folds up so it will be easy to move...if you ever have enough money to do that.


    Promising review: "The shelf is amazing! It's very easy to put together, and it can hold a plenty of things. It's also very light to move around. I recommended it!" —Andrea

    Get it from Wayfair for $59.99 (available in black and white).

    18. A woven basket to stash all those random things you have in your apartment that don't really have a place.


    The basket measures 15" x 13", is made from 100% organic cotton rope, and is washable.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.71.

    19. Some twinkle lights so you can illuminate your room in the coziest, most charming way.


    The lights have eight settings: steady on, combination, waves, sequential, slogs, chasing/flash, twinkle/flash, and slow fade, so you can really customize the lights to fit your ~vibe~.

    Promising review: "I bought two of these for my bedroom to line my wall, and they look so great! I would recommend hanging them with the lights tied as they come out of the box instead of untying them beforehand. That was a hassle! I hung them with white thumbtacks to blend with the wires, and they look really good. 5/5!" —Sophia Mayer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    20. A simple doormat to welcome guests to your humble abode.


    Promising review: "I am obsessed with my new doormat! My apartment complex has floral green carpeting in the hallways, so I really wanted a simple and unique doormat without having to spend $50. This is nicely priced, and the black color and modern text bring out my decor style without clashing with the floral carpet! Such a win!" —_lisapisa

    Get it from Target for $12.99.

    21. A macrame hanging shelf, because even if you're just ~hanging~ in there with whatever life throws your way, at least your home will look super cute.


    Promising review: "This is so amazing and unique! I toyed with the idea of making my own shelf, but it would not have had the intricacy of this one. I get so many compliments on it! I highly recommend this work of art." —ema

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    22. A marble self-adhesive film to make every surface look 100x fancier and ensure you get your security deposit back when you move out., Amazon

    Promising review: "Wow!!! I can't believe how much this brightened up our bathroom!! The paper is very thick and seems very durable!! It looks beautiful! It is mostly easy to install. Just takes some patience. I watched videos on how other people did it first before attempting it myself which I think really helped!! Using a blow dryer to smooth it on helps prevent bubbles getting caught underneath the paper. This $12 update made such a difference!!!"—Anna F.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.53+ (available in seven sizes).

    23. A double wall shelf that works double time to hold your stuff and act as a piece of wall decor. Your parents will be so proud when they visit.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39.

    24. A coffee table with an extra shelf, because it's a fact that you can never, and I mean never, have too much storage space in your home.


    Promising review: "For the price, it's actually very nice. I was originally going to get a table from Ikea, but this was half the cost and similar in look. I'd either seal the top or make sure to use coasters. I have a feeling it would bubble if wet." —Preston Allen

    Get it from Amazon for $49.27+ (available in brown and black).

    25. A tv stand and entertainment center so you don't have to use a side table that may or may not be stable enough to hold your TV...


    Oh, that's just me...carry on. Plus, this one has storage areas to keep books or DVDs or whatever else you want. (Side note, do people still own DVDs?)

    Promising review: "Wow I really didn't expect a whole lot at the price, but it was easy to put together and only took about 15 mins and looks pretty good. I placed a 50" TV on it, and I have no doubt it will hold it without any problems.

    It's also very stable." —devo213

    Get it from Amazon for $27.35+ (available with square and round corners and in four colors).

    26. An area rug that'll help complete the space — and you'll still have enough cash to order some dinner.

    Nordstrom Rack

    Get it from Nordstrom Rack for $33.73 (originally $129).

    27. An accent chair to give people a place to sit when they come over and visit so everyone doesn't have to squeeze on the couch.


    Promising review: "This chair is so cute! I think it’s the perfect accent chair if you're looking for something modern and not bulky. Plus, assembly was quick and painless!" —Sara

    Get it from Amazon for $90.72+ (available in tan and gray).

    28. A three-shelf bathroom storage organizer to help you take advantage of all the space your bathroom has to offer.


    No matter the size of your bathroom, it's always nice to have more storage space, and this is just so convenient.

    Promising review: "This is perfect for the price! This is absolutely beautiful. Just, wow. I didn’t realize I got the darkest color. I’ve never seen one like this in person, so I just couldn’t stop smiling at how amazing it looks in my bathroom and how perfectly it goes with the decor." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

    29. A kitchen hand towel with your motto on it. Being an adult is hard, but you're working harder!


    Get it from Target for $2.85.

    Wait, you mean I have to pay that much in rent EVERY month!?! Adulting is so fun.

    Syco Television

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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