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    28 Ways To Decorate Your Home If You Basically Never Want To Leave It

    Those plans I made on Friday night? Consider them cancelled.

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    1. Hang a hammock chair in a corner so you can take your chill time to ~new heights~. Just put your phone on "Do Not Disturb" and relax.

    Promising review: "It's absolutely perfect. It looks amazing, is super comfy, and is big enough you can add pillows and not be cramped. I can fit my large 4 year old on it and be comfortable enough he can get drowsy." —sarah brook

    Get it from Amazon for $58.99.

    2. Place a storage ladder in your living room—not only will it add a nice flair, but it'll also be a great place to store your blankets so you can grab one easily as you catch up on all your TV shows.


    Promising review: "This was a wonderful idea for organizing blankets! I absolutely love how it keeps blankets nearby without having to dig into a closet or pick them up off the floor when you need them. This arrived all put together, so that was a huge plus since I didn't have to assemble it. It is also very light and easy to move around. It helps keep our living room looking neat and clean! It's a great buy!" —Brandon & Izabelle

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in five colors).

    3. Put up a wall hook to show off your true vibe or to help you remember what you need to do in life.

    Urban Outfiters

    Promising review: "Love this 'chill' wall hook. Every time I see it, I remember to relax. The finishing is nice and I can also use it as a necklace holder." —milktcoffee

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12.

    4. String some lights around your room to add some ambiance and make it even cozier.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these lights. I bought them for my dorm in college because bad lighting puts me in a weird mood. These lights are beautiful and made the room feel warm, cozy, and homey. They also helped with 'winter blues' that I always get because I live in Michigan and the winter weather is always cold and gloomy, so having nice lighting helped a lot. I received tons of compliments on them every time someone came into my room. I love these lights so much that I bought another set to hang in my room at home. Just buy these beautiful lights!" —Madelynn K.

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99.

    5. Invest in an L-shaped couch that'll make it so much easier for you to actually lounge and be comfortable (rather than trying to lie down with you feet balancing on your coffee table).


    Many reviewers say that this couch is great for small spaces/apartments. The measurements are 78.5’’(L)*30.3’’(W)*35’’(H).

    Promising review: "This couch is WAY more than I expected to get for the price. It's not the most plush or luxe couch on the market, but it is comfortable and nappable! It looks great, is sturdy, and I easily assembled it by myself in less than 30 minutes. It cleans easily (spilled coffee on it the first night and cleaned it with a wet rag and couldn't tell it was ever spilled the next morning). It's small, but easily could fit 3 adults. Chaise is short but loungeable. It's a great purchase!" —Jennifer Bankston

    Get it from Amazon for $309.99+ (available in light grey, dark grey, and beige).

    6. Toss a throw pillow on your bed to remind yourself of the appropriate response when someone asks you to go out on Friday night.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.90 (available in three sizes).

    7. Add a reversible shag and sherpa throw blanket to a chair. It's so cozy, you might even try to wear it out of the house whenever you're forced to leave. Hey, if Lenny Kravitz can wear a blanket as a scarf, so can you!


    Promising review: "I bought the grey fur blanket and, HOLY SMOKES, this is the most comfortable blanket I think I’ve ever bought. Was meant to be decor and not really used, but I can’t keep it off of me, it’s so soft. I was very surprised by how good of quality it seems, especially for the price. Big enough to cover two people up easily. I’d compare the feeling of the faux fur to something like bunny’s fur, and the sherpa is very soft as well. Has some decent weight to it and I’ve found it to be very warm so far. All in all, good for the money." —Kaylee Morris

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in four sizes and 36 colors).

    8. Use this sleek aroma oil diffuser for a minimalistic touch that will also make a room smell so lovely, you'll never want to step out into the world of unknown smells ever again.


    Promising review: "I like this diffuser a lot! It's easy to use, and I appreciated that it came with a little cup to use to fill the water in with. It honestly looks nicer quality in person than the pictures. It's heavier than it looks (so pretty sturdy), and the outside material is not plastic; I think it might be porcelain or something similar." —Juliana B

    Get the diffuser from Amazon for $89.95 and the scents for $9.95 each (available in nine scents).

    9. Invest in a lift top coffee table to making working from home a dream and a half. Plus, when you're done working, you can store your laptop and other electronics inside the coffee table itself so you always know where they are.


    Promising review: "I love this table. It's perfect for the space restrictions of my smaller apartment and is an attractive and sturdy piece of furniture. It looks way more expensive than it is. I use it for my laptop center, and when company stops by, I slip it under the top and close it up. It's a bit of a bugger to get together. You have to be patient, have the time to make it a fun project, and assume nothing when following the directions to the tee. Buying this table made me look like an interior design genius, and it was all just the luck of the draw, and a great product at a great price." —Bill Ramage

    Get it from Amazon for $128.99+ (available in white, black, and brown).

    10. Put a wine rack somewhere you can see it—that way you can stock up on your favorites and have them on hand at all times when you'd rather stay in that dare to step even one foot into a bar.


    Promising review: "This wine rack is even nicer in person. It is a beautiful rose gold/copper color. It can hold up to six wine glasses. This is so pretty, it can definitely be used as decor. The rose gold color makes it very on trend and modern. It seems durable and good quality as well. I am very happy with this wine rack. It isn't bulky, so it adds that minimalist look." —slp07e

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

    11. Add a faux sheepskin area rug to the floor next to your bed (or anywhere else TBH), and you'll have a soft place to land when you get up in the morning.


    Promising review: "I loooooove it! It’s such a nice material. It looks more expensive that what it actually is. It looks great on my living room." —Silvia Gallegos

    Get it from Amazon for $19.89+ (available in three sizes and eight colors).

    12. Place a table behind your sofa so you can keep the things you need most close by and *also* display the items that really and truly bring you joy.


    Promising review: "I really like this unique and cool design table. It is so easy to assemble and so sturdy. It took less than 15 minutes to put together. This table has an industrial chic vibe, looks aesthetically pleasing as described and pictured, and it fits perfectly behind(beside) my sofa, which can provides a great spot to place my laptop, office supplies, etc. It is exactly what I wanted. In all, I'm very excited with this purchase and would definitely recommend this product." —Hankster

    Get it from Amazon for $119.

    13. Hang a mirror in basically any (or every) room. Lighting reflects off mirrors to make the room feel bigger, which is a great thing no matter how big (or small) your home is.


    Promising review: "This mirror is BEAUTIFUL! Seriously, I can't get over how simple yet stunning this mirror is, especially for the price. It makes my bathroom and is the focal point. My very small bathroom feels so much bigger with this mirror. Love, love, love. I have the large 37", and it was very easy to hang thanks to the wire hanger already attached and the included anchor." —Brit

    Get it from Amazon for $50+ (available in six sizes and eight colors).

    14. Put a vanity tray on top of a dresser or coffee table as a nice little place to store things you love, such as candles, perfume, a diffuser, or other small trinkets.


    Promising review: "This tray is a really good value! It looks high end as it is a heavy/solid piece of decor. It’s a really good size for a coffee table. It's the best tray I’ve found for this price point!" —Jake & Makinzie

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    15. Get yourself an AeroGarden—not only will it serve as some added greenery for your home, but it'll also give you fresh herbs to add to your dinner so you don't have to run to the store when you forget an ingredient.


    The LED lights turn on and off automatically, so you only have to water and add plant food. The kit includes the garden and Genovese basil, curly parsley, dill, mint, thyme, Thai basil seeds and Miracle-Gro plant food.

    Promising review: "I love to cook, so the thought of having fresh herbs and veggies right on my kitchen counter was exciting. However, I had never had much success gardening. This new Goodful AeroGarden changed that for me. I made the best caprese salad I have ever eaten last week with some fresh basil from my garden. My kids actually enjoy helping me harvest and eat something green. It is freezing outside right now, but we still have fresh produce growing in our home! I can't believe it works this well. If you enjoy cooking or gardening, I would highly recommend." —FreshMom

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $129.99.

    16. Use a shelving unit in your bathroom to organize all your towels and also display your bath salts and lotions and other toiletries so you can see them more easily and let them remind you that taking a bath is a very respectable way to spend a Saturday night.


    Promising review: "I was looking for the perfect space-saving sized bath towel and bathroom accessory tower rack—needless to say, this was indeed the perfect find for what I wanted! It's sturdy (after constructed correctly—i.e. following the assembly instructions exactly through step by step ,as others have said), has nice black finish, and is highly functional. I would buy another one if ever needed." —BigGuyPA

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99.

    17. Add a floor lamp to make the room SO much brighter and and more inviting.

    I got this lamp when I moved into my apartment because I liked the style of it, but I ended up loving how much light it adds to my living room (I only have one window and it doesn't get much light through it). It was super easy to install and has a button to turn it on and off on the ground (so you can just step on it). It has such a chic look to it that people can't believe where it's from.

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99 (available in brass and rose gold).

    18. Replace your old and worn out pillow cases with a couple velvet throws that will be such a soft place to rest your head while you're sitting on the couch.


    Get a set of two from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in seven sizes and 17 colors).

    19. Put some floating shelves on your wall because it's about time you got things out of the way in your home so you can actually use and enjoy all the space you have.


    Promising review: "I love these, and they fit perfectly in my bathroom! I read some reviews that the wood isn't finished, but I actually love the rustic look of unfinished wood. The quality is great for the price, and they do exactly what I needed them to!" —Anna Langevin

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in light brown and dark brown and in four variations).

    20. Organize all your books on a nice-looking bookshelf and you'll actually be able to see what's in your "to be read" pile and (possibly) end up reading those books you've always told yourself you would.


    Promising review: "I am obsessed with this shelf! It’s exactly what I’ve been wanting. It replaced two of our other bookshelves. It took my boyfriend about an hour to assemble. It looks great!" —KJ

    Get it from Amazon for $164.90.

    21. Upgrade up your less-than-great couch situation for a futon. It's comfortable, looks amazing, and you'll have a place for your friends to sleep when they crash because your home really is too great to leave.


    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 $262.99+ (available in eight colors).

    22. Hang some blackout curtains in your bedroom so you can, once and for all, get those 8 hours of sleep you've been failing to get because the sun is too bright and wakes you up in the morning., Amazon

    Promising review: "These curtains are high quality and soft to the touch, yet durable. They are sold in sets vs per panel and are comparable to the higher priced single panels. These are incredibly popular and for good reason. One side of our home gets sunlight from sunrise to sunset. During 105 degree days, the electric bill is awful. We have seen a difference already. Make sure to buy enough sets to allow the curtain to gather appropriately and darken the room when drawn. I don't have a patio door but use these on every window in our home." —Susan H.

    Get a pair from Amazon for $19.95+ (available in eight lengths and 20 colors).

    23. Add a bar cart so you can invite a few people over before they start wondering why you haven't joined them for happy hour in months.


    Promising review: "I am absolutely in love with this gold bar cart! It is the perfect size for our apartment. I love the bottle holders at the bottom, and the gold is very nice. It wheels around smoothly, though we have it placed in one area of the house." —Brittany Michele Pruitt

    Get it from Amazon for $78.22+ (available in three styles).

    24. Use a faux fur ottoman as a soft place to rest your feet, an extra seat, or more to really make your home as comfy as can be.


    Promising review: "Wow. I absolutely love this ottoman! It's even bigger than what I thought. Beautifully made & designed." —Heather Gulbin

    Get it from Amazon for $53.50.

    25. Add a float organizer to your kitchen to make cooking your own meals easier as you grab a spatula in seconds instead of spending five minutes trying to find it in a drawer while your hamburger is burning on the stove.


    Promising review: "A terrific solution to give me immediate access to the utensils that I want to keep handy! I can now grab the gadget that I need during food prep without having to dig through an overcrowded drawer of clean utensils!" —Melanie Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    26. Keep a chic bean bag chair close so you can curl up on it for hours and hours and hours.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this! I use the chair for reading and love how easy it is to adjust, as well as the fact that it will also hold its shape and position pretty well. When I first got the box I thought it was empty because of how light this is. I frankly think it's even better than the traditional bean bag chairs that were much heavier. I recommend this 100% and would buy this again!" —Natalie R

    Get it from Amazon for $59.88+ (available in nine styles).

    27. Stick some mosaic film on your windows so you can let light in at all hours of the day without worrying about your neighbors seeing you walking around in your underwear. Bonus: the light will reflect rainbow-like colors throughout your home.


    The film is made with static cling, so it can be removed very easily and won't leave behind any residue. Plus, it blocks out 96% of UV rays, which will protect you and your home from being directly exposed to sunlight. It is also heat-controlling, which means it will keep your home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.

    Promising review: "I'm really happy with this product. I have huge sliding door windows on the first floor, so I wanted to have some privacy but still have natural light. It was very easy to apply. I thought it would be like trying to apply a screen protector, which is frustrating, but since there's no adhesive and the material is pliable; the bubbles come out very easily. The pliability also makes it very forgiving if you don't cut it perfectly. I plan on buying more for my other set of windows! A few reviewers complained about not getting the rainbow/prism effect. It depends on the angle and intensity of the light. My windows face the setting sun pretty directly, so sunset is rainbow time! Season changing will probably alter the effect, as the angle of the sun changes a bit. From the outside I've noticed that small lights in a dark room (ex: my digital clock backlight) produce pretty rainbow circles on the film." —D. M. Guzman

    Get it from Amazon for $13.98+ (available in seven sizes).

    28. And, finally, put a doormat outside to let people know that, yes, you are in fact inside, but you are also a-ok with that and you want to be left alone.

    Promising review: "This is a great mat! It's sturdy and the size is perfect. It's also great if you just want people to go away if they come to your door. You don't even have to talk to them—the rug lets them know that you aren't interested in what they have to say. The only problem is that your family might start ignoring the instructions on the rug so I recommend buying a couple of them and placing them around different parts of the house so that they get the message." —Erica H.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    Me the second I leave my house:

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