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    35 Home Decor Upgrades For 2021 You Can Get For $25 Or Less

    After spending so much time at home this year, it's time to upgrade a few things (without breaking the bank).

    1. A rope basket to store blanket or trinkets, because your place looks nicer when it looks like everything has a place.

    Two-tone white and brown woven basket with blankets inside in a room

    2. A set of floating shelves that'll take advantage of wasted space on your walls and show off any cool books, candles, or souvenirs you love.

    3. A cord organizer to help you hid any messes that accumulate from pulling in all your devices that are a total eyesore in the room.

    A before and after picture: on the left, a bunch of black cords tangled on the floor, and on the right, all those cords now nicely disguised in a light brown wood box with white sides.

    4. An abstract geometric wall art print that'll bring a bit of color to the room and make people think you might have picked it up from a fancy art gallery.

    Rectangle print with an abstract print of pink, green, blue, and yellow blobs, black dot blobs, and a white line blob

    5. Adhesive backsplash tiles – people will think you spent hundreds of dollars redoing your kitchen when all you did was peel it off and stick it to your kitchen wall (or shower or wherever else you want in your home).

    6. An indoor planter stand that sadly won't remind you when you should water the plant inside, so don't blame me when the stand still looks great but the plant inside looks a little questionable. We can't all have a green thumb.

    White pot with a stand with black triangles

    7. A shelf that'll add some life to your walls. Yep, your stuff definitely looks better on the wall than in a pile on the counter. I guarantee it.

    Triangle bracket wall shelves in three sizes hanging on the wall

    8. A set of two velvet throw pillow covers because putting these on your couch will make you feel like you're basically living at Buckingham Palace, I swear.

    Two velvet square throw pillows in light green on a couch

    9. An entryway organizer perfect to put by your front door so you have a place to store your mail instead of just letting it pile up on your counter or kitchen table forever.

    Mail organizer with perforated metal bin and five hooks with wooden knobs under it on a wall

    10. Garage magnets meant to make your current garage door look like a fancy-schmancy carriage door without having to spend a butt load of money replacing the darn thing.

    11. An LED light strip to turn your mirror into a vanity worthy of a big Hollywood star. Plus, you'll be able to do a much better job on your makeup when you have good lighting on your face.

    Vanity with a three-section mirror, each with a ring of lights around the outside, illuminating it

    12. A geometric wire photo frame designed to add a little dimension to your decor.

    Gold photo frames with a wire design on the back, adding dimension hanging on the wall and two on a table

    13. An under cabinet wineglass rack perfect for holding any glasses that are too tall or fragile to be crowded into a cabinet with the rest of your glasses. These will turn heads and make your kitchen feel like a Michelin-star restaurant.

    Reviewer pic of the wine glass rack attached to the bottom of a cabinet with three rows of classes hanging from it

    14. A grout pen to transform your bathroom (or kitchen) floor from drab to fab by restoring it to the pristine color of yesteryear.

    15. A gold wire photo wall frame to showcase photos, mementos, and other small trinkets.

    The frame with gold wire triangles with clips holding up three photos

    16. A faux fur throw you can toss on your couch, a chair, or basically anywhere else you'd like to feel 10 times cozier.

    White faux sheepskin rug on a couch

    17. A set of peel and stick floor tiles designed to make it super easy to redo your floor, without spending a lot of time or money.

    18. A static cling decorative window film perfect if you live a little too close to your neighbors or have big windows in rooms that probably don't need big windows.

    Bedroom with the privacy film with a rectangle design on a large window

    19. A set of five petite glass vases because flowers in tiny vases are just so much cuter than they are in regular-sized ones.

    Five small glass vases in different sizes with etching on the bases in green, blue, purples, red, and orange

    20. Some sheer drapes to add a touch of greenery to your home without having to worry about having actual plants you need to remember to water all the time.

    The sheer drapes with what looks like green vines running down either side on a window

    21. Some under-cabinet lights that will help ~illuminate~ your space so it looks and feels brighter, which in turn will improve your mood.

    small kitchen with lights under the cabinet for a larger, brighter look

    22. A set of minimalist wood hooks to put your coats on rather than just throwing them on the floor.

    Four simple wood wall hooks with a hand on the farthest one away

    23. An adhesive ledge shelf set that'll blend seamlessly into a white wall or cabinet and give you a place to store any items that have been cluttering up your counter space and making it feel smaller.

    24. A centerpiece bowl with an interesting eye-catching design you can use to draw the eye to the center of the table (and give you a place to store some fruit).

    Black bowl made of crisscrossing stripes with openings and assorted limes and other fruit inside

    25. A magazine rack perfect for storing any magazines, newspapers, and catalogues you've collected instead of them forming piles on your coffee table.

    Black wire v-shaped rack with magazines sitting in it

    26. A beautiful runner with a boho-chic feel you can add to your entrance way to give that area the breath of life it deserves.

    The rectangular runner with multi-color diamond-like pattern and border around it in a house

    27. A set of plastic canisters perfect to give things, such as Q-tips, cotton balls, or even bath bombs an elegant look while sitting out on the counter like it's a 5-star hotel bathroom.

    A large and medium clear jar with a gold lid sitting on a counter with bath bombs and cotton balls in them and then a small jar on the shelf above with q-tips in it

    28. A rectangle tray you can put on your coffee table or actual table and dress up flowers, candles, or any other small decor items.

    Reviewer photo of the black tray  with gold handles on the side with two vases and a candle sitting in it on a table

    29. A set of soap dispensers that just might make you feel like you're showering in a spa with luxurious products. Trust me.

    A reviewer photo of four soap dispensers in a shower filled with different liquids

    30. Some wood polish and conditioner made with beeswax and orange oil to transform any old scratched furniture that you thought was a lost cause and turn it into something that looks brand new.

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

    32. An antique decorative mirror tray you'll feel super fancy putting your keys on when you get home. Then, when you're ready to leave again, you'll know exactly where they are. Imagine that.

    The mirror tray with a phone and a pen on it

    33. A floral medallion tapestry to give your walls new life, which is great if you rent and can't paint the walls — or you just don't want to.

    Large white tapestry with pink, green, and brown flowers in leaves in a circular pattern on the tapestry on a wall in a bedroom

    34. A table lamp you can turn on before you turn off the overhead lights so you have a bit of light when you get into bed instead of just diving in the dark and hoping for the best.

    Lamp with square fabric shade in tan and dark brown wood base

    35. A folding storage ottoman you can fill with all the random stuff in your living room you're not sure what to do with and then use as a footrest or extra seating. We love multi-purpose items.

    The ottoman in beige with memory foam top in a living room

    You home upgrade will be *almost as great at Cinderella's glow up.

    Looking for more stuff to help make your house a home? Check out the best places to buy inexpensive furniture online, the best places to buy couches online, cute home decor you’ll wish you knew about sooner, or check out all of our home content for even more great ideas.

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