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    32 Home Products That May Trick People Into Thinking You Have Your Life Together

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    1. A three-tier rolling cart so you can keep your countertops clear and clutter-free and know exactly where your toaster is when you have approximately a single minute to get your breakfast together before it's time for your team meeting.

    The rolling cart with dark wood shelves and black frame with wheels in a kitchen

    Promising review: "I'm absolutely blown away by this cart. Just buy it!! You won’t regret it. It looks way better in person. It's sturdy, very easy to put together, and gorgeous!" —Diana Kopp

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    2. A super chic leather tissue box designed to cover the eye-sore that is a regular tissue box and make it look like it's part of a super fancy room.

    A black marble leather tissue box cover with gold hardware and a tissue coming out of the top
    Karen Jai Home

    Karen Jai Home is a Black woman-owned business that sells luxury home decor accessories.

    Get it from Karen Jai Home for $22 (available in black and white).

    3. A lift-top coffee table that'll hide all those random magazines and books you've accumulated that make your home look messy and smaller.

    Promising review: "This is a unique table. It's perfect for my needs. I draw a lot. I can draw without leaning over. Then I can put the papers inside the table and all is clean and clear. It opens so smoothly that I don't have to remove the plant or other decorations to open and close it. I do remove drinks just to be safe. I should have bought it a long time ago." —CB

    Get it from Amazon for $159.99 (available in three colors).

    4. A double laundry hamper designed to help you pre-sort your laundry and also keep it from accumulating in a big pile on your bedroom floor.


    Promising review: "I can't believe I'm writing a review for a laundry basket, but I love it that much, so here I am. I purchased one at the Container Store that was $90, and once I got it home, it was ok, but I felt guilty for spending that much money on something you throw dirty clothes in. I've recently moved into a new condo where storage is a premium — however, the bathroom is pretty large, which is why I decided I needed something that was publicly presentable. The quality of this hamper goes way beyond the price. It's attractive, stylish even, and very sturdy. I love it." — Alan McGinnis

    Get it from Amazon for $44.50 (available in two styles and seven colors).

    5. A colorful area rug to instantly pull the room together and make it look approximately five times nicer without you having to spend a huge chunk of change.

    The rectangle rug with blue, pink, and orange pattern to it
    Boutique Rugs

    Promising review: "This is a great rug at a great price. I love it! The colors are vibrant and look just as the photos show. I ordered a runner and a 3x5 for my kitchen, and I may order one for my living room!" —Erin S.

    Get it from Boutique Rugs for $34.12+ (originally $85.29+; available in 33 sizes).

    6. A three-tier slide-out storage tower so you can ~squeeze~ the most out of your kitchen even if you have less cabinet space than you thought was possible. Plus, you'll know exactly where the baking powder is when you need it for a recipe.

    reviewer image of the white tower between an oven and a fridge with assorted kitchen products on each shelf

    Promising review: "This storage tower is awesome and such a space saver. I live in a small apartment with little cabinet space, so I used this tower for my spices right in between my stove and refrigerator. It was also the easiest thing to assemble (no tools required)!" —S.J.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    7. An ottoman with a secret — it's got places to store your shoes, which is especially great if your shoe collection is so big that guests find themselves tripping over pairs when they walk through the door.

    the round ottoman with a tufted lid next to it, showing the inside with spaces to hold pairs of shoes

    Promising review: "This is beautiful, unexpectedly! It looks much more expensive, and the storage space inside is ample. Living in a smaller sized apartment, this is a perfect medium-sized ottoman. It's not too small as to be useless and not too large as to eat up the whole room. I bought the white one. Also, it is sturdy enough to sit on and to put your drinks or books on. The seaming is slightly off, but to an untrained eye, this will go unnoticed. This is truly a great buy!" —Lady

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99 (available in 11 colors).

    8. A clipboard frame so you can easily switch out all the art you've collected instead of letting it sit in your room for months because you're too lazy to get frames to fit it all.

    rectangle clipboard frame in dark wood on a wall
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    9. A lid holder because I'm pretty positive the sign of a put-together house is opening a cabinet and NOT having all the lids fall out on you avalanche style.

    clear container with three different sized compartments with plastic lids in each

    Promising review: "This does exactly what it says it does. It holds a variety of lid sizes and fits nicely inside the cabinet. It is so nice to be able to find the exact lid you are looking for without having to rummage around inside the cabinet. I would recommend this product." —shelby2289

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    10. 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.,

    Promising review: "I've been looking everywhere for shelves like these but have had no luck. Anything I found was either too big or over $100. These are fantastic. They go perfectly in my bathroom and allow me extra shelving for things I can't fit on the counter top. I'm buying another set or two for my living room. They're super easy to hang, especially if you have a drill." —Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.44+ (available in 13 colors and varieties).

    11. Or a floating shelf that will transform all your favorite novels and cookbooks into works of art you can enjoy every single day because, let's be honest, are you really ever going to get around to reading them?

    reviewer image of three of the shelves on the wall holding up three different stacks of books

    Promising review: "These are so much fun! We ordered the small size, which fits standard hardback books (approximately five to seven hardbacks in my experience). They're a great way to add some extra storage to our very small home, and we've placed them in our hallway so people ask us about them all the time. I'd highly recommend!" —LaBuenaVidaMere

    Get it from Amazon for $16.94+ (available in four sizes and variations and in silver and white).

    12. A couch tray table because finding a good side table that works with your couch is hard, but using one of these to prevent spills is super easy.

    the tray table in grey over the arm of a couch with a coffee cup and wine glass sitting on top of it

    And don't worry – this design is made to fit over any size couch arm.

    Promising review: "My guests like these. I was initially worried folks would spill their drinks forgetting they were there, but they work well. I keep them in a chest until needed, and they store nice. They look very nice and are of good quality. I have a standard poofy couch, and it works fine on the arms. It's a great investment and will keep well long term." —Rence

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in three colors).

    13. A large woven wicker basket to hold all your extra blankets and pillows when not in use so they don't end up cluttering your floor.

    reviewer pic of the woven basket in light tan next to a chair with pillows inside of it

    Promising review: "I'm happy with my purchase — the basket is exactly as described. It's nicely woven. The entire basket holds its shape — it isn't floppy as some have asked about. I'm using it near my couch to hold extra pillows. You certainly could fill it with lots of other things to help unclutter an area. I do recommend this basket for value and craftsmanship." —BizzyEnuf

    Get it from Amazon for $47.79.

    14. A super chic futon – everyone will be surprised when it pulls out into a bed and it'll be good to have when your friends decide to crash at your place...again.

    the futon with tufted back in light grey

    Promising review: "I love this couch. It looks great and is way more comfortable than I would be. I tested sleeping on it, and it's actually fairly comfortable as a futon as well. I love the modern look, and the quality seems pretty good too. It was definitely a good buy, especially for the price" —Laura Allen

    Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $295.99 (available in 10 colors).

    15. 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.

    Promising review: "I had a mess of cables on the table next to my bed, and if you pulled one too much, the chargers would fall. This keeps everything in place. It is very LARGE, I didn't expect it to be that big, but it holds a full-size surge protector, and I'm able to plug in everything in there! It's very helpful!" —Patrick Pflaumer

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99 (available in three colors).

    16. A pair of pocket wall shelves that'll keep your home office organized and maybe even solve the problem of finding that missing paperwork you just know you put somewhere on your desk.

    three rose gold pocket shelves on a wall with magazines and notebooks in them

    Promising review: "This is a nice addition to my rose gold/copper office organization items. The items exactly as pictured. Sturdy construction, mounting hardware is included, but I am using them on my desktop currently." —Daturtlern

    Get the set of two on Amazon for $15.99.

    17. A ceramic table lamp to ~brighten~ up the room (even when you have the lamp turned off). Bonus: you'll be able to turn it on before turning off the main light so you don't have to aimlessly jump into bed in the dark anymore.

    White tubular lamp with textured lines all over it and a white lampshade
    Rugs USA

    Promising review: "This is a fantastic lamp that throws a ton of light. It's a great value for the price. The lamp was delivered within days of having placed the order. I'm very pleased with my purchase." —Andrea

    Get it from Rugs USA for $59.39 (originally $140.39; available in four colors).

    18. A microfiber cleaning cloth so you can, once and for all, get your stainless steel appliances streak-free in one simple swoop. Your life may never be the same.

    hand using the grey cloth on the bar of an oven, cleaning it

    Promising review: "Love love love this. My refrigerator always looked gross no matter what I used to clean it with. This is amazing. Just wet it, and it takes all fingerprints off, and it shines like it’s brand new. I bought a few more. I use them for dusting and cleaning." —Laurie

    Get it from Amazon for $3.13.

    19. 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., Amazon

    The film is made from vinyl/PVC film and is water-resistant. To apply, you cut the film to the size you need, remove the backing paper, put it on any dry and flat surface using a D-C-Fix smoother, and it will look as good as new.

    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 from getting caught underneath the paper. This cheap update made such a difference!!!"—Anna F.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.47+ (available in nine sizes).

    20. A macrame mirror that acts as a nice piece of decor and a way to reflect light around the room, making it feel bigger.

    the circular mirror with macrame design around the outside in a v-shaped sun pattern
    Taye Decor

    BTW — Taye Decor is a Black-owned business based in Stockholm, Sweden. This macrame mirror is made from cotton rope.

    Get it from Taye Decor for $37 (available in three shapes).

    21. A dining table and bar stools set great for anyone who might not have space for a full-size table. This one is small enough that it will fit in your space and save you from eating dinner on your couch every night. Trust me, nothing feels more adult than eating dinner at an actual table.

    rectangular tall table in brown with three shelves on the end and two coordinating bar stools with fabric seats
    Ashley Homestore

    Get it from Ashley Homestore for $320.99 (originally $499.99).

    22. A three-pack of fake plants to add a nice touch of greenery to your home without having the fear that you'll forget to water them.

    the three fake plants with different leaves in a tan round pot on a side table

    Promising review: "These immediately made my space brighter and happier. I will probably be buying more of these in the future since I cannot keep real plants alive. I highly recommend!" —Sara Bryden

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99.

    23. A toilet paper stocker perfect for anyone who doesn't have any storage space for extra rolls. This discreetly stores them and ensures that you'll never be SOL and stuck without toilet paper.

    White rectangle holder with a small square cut out in the bottom left corner, revealing rolls of toilet paper inside

    Promising review: "I really love it. Living in a shoebox in NY, I constantly look for storage solutions. This design is incredible. It takes up so little footprint and fits perfectly between the toilet bowl and the wall, and is very functional. I hate having to go to the deli store to get a couple of rolls of toilet paper at a time. Now I can get 12 rolls at a time, though if you get the larger rolls, they won't come through the hole on the bottom. You will have to retrieve the larger rolls by removing the top, which is not a big deal. I put a wonderful Olavie diffuser and body scrub on the top, and it looks really nice. It's a must-have for any small apartment living!" —Ken H

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    24. A magnetic knife strip to keep the random collection of knives you have out of your drawers and safely on your wall where they are less likely to harm someone just looking for a fork.

    the long rectangle strip on a wall with assorted knives and kitchen tools on it

    Promising review: "After years of using a knife block, we decided to free up some counter space and install this magnetic strip for our knives. It was easy to install. The magnet is very strong. And we have extra space on our kitchen counter. Win, win, win." —A. Tran

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

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

    the end table with wood top and black frame and a wire basket on the bottom

    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 $54.90.

    26. A Command wall and cabinet organizer perfect for giving you a place to store all the items on your bathroom counter that's making it look cluttered and a mess. Plus, this won't damage the wall, so you'll still get your security deposit back if you're a renter.

    reviewer image of the rectangular-shaped container attached to the wall above a counter that's filled with assorted hair and body products

    Promising review: "These are much sturdier than I expected and contain the bathroom clutter very well without making holes in the wall. We got 2 of them and are very pleased." —Anonymous

    Get it from Amazon for $17.29.

    27. A six-shelf wall-mount bookcase with a minimalist design to help you ~maximize~ your space, so even if you stuff it full with books, plants, trinkets, or even shoes, it won't look like a cluttered mess that makes the room feel smaller.

    Reviewer pic of the six-tier bookshelf with light brown wood shelves and white rods attached to the wall with books and trinks on the top four shelves and assorted shoes and accessories on the bottom shelves

    Promising review: "I simply love the bookcase. It is perfect for the room and allowed me (finally) to organize some of the books I have. I live in a studio apartment, space is limited, but this is a great solution, especially because it looks so light and minimal. It looks very solid and a good quality for the price. I really recommend this purchase. It is super easy to assemble." —Ylenia

    Get it from Amazon for $139.99+ (available in four sizes, five styles, and16 colors).

    28. A Simplehuman grocery bag dispenser to keep all the plastic bags you've accumulated together, so you can easily grab one whenever you need one instead of just using whatever's closest.

    rectangle-shaped container with stainless steel front, black sides, a long oval shape cut-out in the middle and circle cut-out on top, showing the assortment of plastic bags inside

    Promising review: "I had a handmade bag to hold my plastic grocery bags, FOR YEARS!! When it finally tore so badly that I could no longer use it, I found this item. It's perfect! It's well made, has a stainless finish, and no sharp edges. It's mounted on the inside of my cabinet door, making it very convenient, and freeing up some space in my cabinet. It holds 25-30 bags, probably more if you really stuff them in. I really like this dispenser." —Cubby

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    29. A bathroom storage cart for when your skincare collection has grown a little too much and you want to be able to still do important things in your bathroom, like...use your sink.

    white three-tier shelf with wheels and assorted bathroom items on each shelf
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $79 or a similar style from Amazon for $20.99.

    30. A 10-piece gallery wall set that comes with a template to help you hang all the frames on your wall perfectly (because trying to do that on your own is just not an option).

    ten differently-sized frames on a wall over a couch arranged in a nice way

    Promising review: "I love these frames. There are sturdy and look great for displaying our family photos. I like that they are casual but they don't look cheap. I also like the chart included to help hang the photos." —Slater Family

    Get it from Amazon for $74.99 (available in 10 colors).

    31. A double hand towel holder to make it very clear where guests can dry their hands instead of having them look around, get too scared to make the wrong decision, and wipe them on their pants instead.

    the two-tier towel holder in black with hand towels hanging from each one

    Get it from Amazon for $18.16+ (available in three colors).

    32. A lift-top ottoman perfect for putting in front of your bed and giving you a place to not only put your shoes on but also store any blankets or even toys.

    Promising review: "Love this! My bedroom has evolved into my sons playroom, so I wanted something like a toy bin, but more esthetic. This does the job! Fits all of his large toys, lid is lightweight so I don't have to worry about my son slamming his fingers, and it looks beautiful. Nice a sturdy. Perfect little perch." —Kayla

    Get it from Amazon for $44.66 (available in 10 colors.

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