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19 Starter Sets For Every Room In Your House

Stocking up on new things after a move can be time consuming and expensive! You either spend a small fortune doing it or you *never( do it and go without having the things you need for way longer than you should. To help, we gathered 30 starter sets that'll do the work for you and save you money.

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1. An 11-piece Tasty pot and pan set with all the essentials you'll need to get cookin'!

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Set includes 9.5" fry pan, 11" griddle pan, 1.5 qt. saucepan with glass lid, 2.5 qt. saucepan with glass lid, 4 qt. deep cooker with glass lid & helper handle, 6 qt. Dutch oven with glass lid, and a recipe booklet. This set is dishwasher-safe!

Get it from the Tasty collection at Walmart for $99 (available in three colors).

3. A 19-piece Tasty kitchen utensil and gadget set with a rainbow of tools for fun in the kitchen.

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Set includes an emoji timer, 10-piece measuring spoon and cup set, two-piece 12" silicone spatula set, whisk, two-piece tongs set, and three-piece strainer set.

Get them from the Tasty collection at Walmart for $33.45.

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4. A set of 24 organic spices because buying spices individually can add up but this set will have you whipping up delicious meals in no time for way less money.

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Set includes nutmeg, herbes de Provence, onion powder, cilantro, thyme, cinnamon, sesame seeds, ginger, coriander, chili powder, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, rosemary, basil, oregano, curry powder, turmeric, crushed red pepper, black pepper, cayenne, all-purpose seasoning, chipotle pepper, cumin, and dill weed.

Promising review: "The starter spice set is perfect. It definitely comes with the most popular seasonings and I'm very happy turmeric was in there! I'm working on cooking more for myself because eating on the run has not been great for my weight. All the spices smell and taste wonderful. I've already used some for chicken recipes. The spices are flavorful and fresh tasting. I was happy there was no salt or salt based spices. I will purchased again in the future." —Edna L. Williams

Get them from Amazon for $56.27.

5. An 18-piece dinnerware set which is simple and classic enough to look good in every kitchen.

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Set includes six 10.5" dinner plates, six 7.5" dessert plates, and six 5.5" bowls. The set is microwave-and dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: "I've only had this set for a few weeks but so far so good! They feel very durable and I don't see them chipping anytime soon. They're lightweight but not too light. This was a great starter set for sure." —Amazon Customer

Get them from Amazon for $31.99.

6. A 42-piece food storage container set that'll perfectly replace all those mismatched takeout containers you've been hoarding.

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Set includes 21 containers in varying sizes with lids.

Promising review: "This is the second set of Rubbermaid Easy Find Lid Food Storage Containers I have purchased for myself. The first set, purchased a year ago, has held up well during all of our use and abuse. It comes with a few that are small, which we use for salad dressing, granola, small serving of yogurt, etc. They haven't leaked at all. The lids snap on well and we haven't lost any. Great price point! Great starter set!" —Olivia

Get them from Amazon for $19.99.

7. A 45-piece stainless-steel flatware set — great for hosting a dinner party for up to eight people.

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Set includes eight dinner knives, eight dinner forks, eight salad forks, eight dinner spoons, and eight teaspoons, plus five-piece serving set: one slotted serving spoon, one serving spoon, one serving fork, one sugar spoon, and one butter knife.

Promising review: "This is a great starter flatware set for the new home or if you're giving them to the kids for college. The design is subtle. They feel sturdy and the weight of them is good too. Not too heavy or light. You can use them with confidence!" —Allen

Get them from Amazon for $44.99 (available in four styles).

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8. A single serve Keurig and 40 k-cups ideal for a Keurig newb looking to become a coffee connoisseur.

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Set includes a single serve Keurig and 40 K-cups in the most popular varieties.

Promising review: "We have this model at work, so when it went on sale on Thanksgiving, I couldn't pass it up. It fits nicely on my countertop and the water capacity meets my family's needs. It came with a three-pack of Lipton Tea, a four-cup variety pack three coffees, and a Swiss Miss cocoa. The sale I caught came with a free 40-cup variety pack that shipped separately and the options are wonderful. This is my weekend indulgence and I couldn't be happier. BONUS: It has a water filter feature. We don't use this at the office, so I was unaware, so note that if you have to use tap water, it comes with two free water filters!" —S. Johnson

Get them from Amazon for $99.65.

9. A 14-piece knife set with block with a knife to cover every cutting need.

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Set includes one pine wood block, a pair of scissors, 11 knives (8" chef's knife, 8" slicing knife, 8" bread knife, 5.5" utility knife, 3.5" peeling knife, and six 4.5" steak knives), and sharpener.

Promising review: "I got this as a starter set for my son's first apartment after college. He is very happy with them and the butcher block is really nice to keep them stored in. These are not gourmet, but they are good starters." —Allison Graza

Get it from Amazon for $22.89.

10. A seven-piece bar set so you can mix up delicious cocktails for family and friends when you finally start to entertain.

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Set includes 24 oz. cocktail shaker, ice tongs, bottle opener, corkscrew, double sided-jigger, cocktail strainer, stand, and recipe e-book.

Promising review: "This is a really sleek little set that has everything you need to make cocktails in a small space. The organizer is what really makes this set special. It also comes with a printable PDF e-book of 110 cocktail recipes! The recipes look pretty good! Even though you may not see every variation known to man, you will have a starter recipe for just about anything!" —Margaret Pot

Get it from Amazon for $27.95 or a similar one from Walmart for $24.81.

11. An 18-piece glassware set perfect for those cocktails you mixed up (or even for non-alcoholic beverages).

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Set includes six of each 11 oz., 12 oz., and 16 oz. glasses.

Promising review: "Well, I don't have any bad words for this. These are good for everyday glasses. I will more than likely be using these to replace my old glasses, once I take the time to do it. So if you need some basic everyday glass cups, these would be good!" —Danny Boy

Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

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12. A starter tool box any home improvement beginner can use while hanging pictures or assembling new furniture.

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Set includes 12' tape measure, claw hammer, 6-inch slip joint pliers, eight hex keys, ratcheting bit driver, 20 bit attachments, 8-inch scissors, a plastic knife, four precision screwdrivers, and tool box.

Promising review: "These are great quality tools. It's the perfect starter kit for someone with no tools or for a college student." —Tammy Riedesel

Get it from Amazon for $17.39.

13. A power tool set for anyone who's interested in taking on more advanced projects around the house, like building your own bookcase or coffee table.

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Set includes .5" drill, reciprocating saw, 5.5" trim saw, work light, two compact lithium batteries, charger, and carrying bag.

Promising review: "This is the perfect pack for the apartment, condo, or even homeowner. This combo is perfect for around the house and handling the small, quick hit jobs. Everything fits in the carrying case making it easy to pack and take with you." —William Laughlin

Get it from Amazon for $179.52.

14. A peg board garage organizer set to get your garage in order once and for all!

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Set includes over 10.5 sq. ft. of pegboard, three shelves, and 15 hooks.

Promising review: "I was looking for a practical gift idea for my husband's birthday. I wanted to get something to help him start the process of organizing our new garage. After reading about this product on a blog, I decided to check it out. I ordered a small starter set to see if he liked it. He was pretty impressed with the product. The quality is great and it looks awesome. He will definitely order more in the future to finish the job." —LMO

Get it from Amazon for $90.99 (available in 36 colors).

15. A bundle of bedding basics because you can't go wrong with crisp white sheets.

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Set includes flat sheet, fitted sheet, duvet cover, four pillowcases, two plush pillows, comforter, and signature detergent.

Get it from Brooklinen for $399 (available in six sizes, two sheet types, and four comforter types).

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16. A gray, navy, or patterned bed-in a bag comforter set that'll do the work of designing your bed for you.

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Items included in the sets vary.

Get them from Walmart: the gray bed-in-a-bag set for $64.35+ (available in six colors and two sizes), the nine-piece navy bed-in-a-bag set for $68+ (available in four colors and three sizes), or the 10-piece globally-inspired geometric pattern bed-in-a-bag set for $101.99+ (available in two sizes)

17. An at-home dry cleaner kit that may end up saving you lots of time and money at the dry cleaners.

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Set includes a garment bag and odor/stain removal spray. Can clean up to six loads/30 garments.

Promising review: "For more than a decade I have been using Dryel. I am surprised dry cleaners everywhere haven't gone out of business. This stuff is great. I stuff five items in the bag and 30 minutes later they are ready to go. After about five times, I have to either hand wash an item or actually take it to the cleaner, because Dryel refreshes the odors but doesn't actually lift body oils off garments. I have saved hundreds of dollars by not having to take business suits, blouses, pants, and dresses to the cleaners after every wearing. I even take Dryel when I travel in case I need it." —Theriault

Get it from Amazon for $11.97.

18. A cleaning starter set with everything you need for your new place to pass your mother's white glove test.

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Set includes counter-safe surface spray, glass polish, cleaning caddy, microfiber filament duster, broom and dustpan set, and mop and broom organizer.

Get it from The Container Store for $68.94.

19. A Swiffer bundle will make sweeping and mopping 10x easier. Plus, they're disposable so just toss them when they get gross.

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Set includes one sweeper floor mop, seven disposable unscented dry sweeping cloths, three disposable unscented wet mopping cloths, a box of 12 wet mopping pad refills with Febreze lavender vanilla and comfort scent, and a box of 48 dry sweeping cloth refills.

Promising review: "It's everything I needed for my first apartment. I like that it's a wet and dry mop all in one. And it doesn't take up hardly any space." —Natalie Ticehurst

Get them from Amazon for $54.04.

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20. A living room table set to bring your living room together with a stylish design.

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Set includes a coffee table and two side tables.

Promising review: "I really like this set. It was not damaged and it was easy to put together. This is an amazing deal to get all three pieces for that price. It looks sleek. I'm in college and don't have a lot of money, but that doesn't mean I don't want my studio flat to look nice. My previous table was a piece of junk made of wood for $13 and this is a serious upgrade. I searched for ages to find something I could afford with matching end tables that also looked nice. Most of what I liked was really expensive but this is nice, inexpensive piece that I would keep even after college." —BodyToBlood

Get them from Walmart for $97.19, Jet for $97.19, or Amazon for $118.79.

21. A bamboo bathroom accessories set to give your bathroom a spa-like look an interior designer would approve of.

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Set includes waste basket, tissue box over, toothbrush holder, soap/lotion pump, cotton ball holder, and tray.

Promising review: "This was wonderful! It is as expected and described and would fit just about any decor! It is well-made and at a great price! Speedy shipping too." —MyFiona

Get it from Amazon for $52.99 or a similar five-piece set from Walmart for $34.19.

22. An 15-piece turquoise, gray and pink, or medallion shower curtain and bathmat set that'll bring your bathroom to life with just one purchase.

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Sets include a shower curtain, 12 curtain rings, and two bathmats.

Get them from Walmart: turquoise and brown 15-piece set for $17.45, the pink and gray set 15-piece set for $17.45, or the medallion 15-piece set for $23.57

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24. A diffuser and essential oils starter set to experience all the benefits and zen without having to research tons of different essential oils. Everything is put together for you!

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Set includes diffuser and eight essential oils.

Promising review: "This was my first purchase into the essential oil world and I am thrilled with all of it. The diffuser works great and the oils are all nice. It's packaged up very well. I purchased this because it seemed like a great way to start and it was! Thank you for putting together a great starter package for beginners and or gift giving!" —M. A. Erikson-Pepsin

Get it from Amazon for $33.95 or a similar one from Walmart for $29.99.

25. A desk organization set because an organized desk will help you be *way* more productive.

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Set includes two stackable letter trays, one medium accessory tray, one two-compartment silicone tray, one pencil cup, and 12 ballpoint pens.

Get it from The Container Store for $64.94 (available in nine colors, pieces also sold individually).

26. A closet starter kit to make your closet look like you hired a professional organizer.

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The kit for 4' to 6' wide closets has approx. 120" of hanging space and 120" of shelf space. The shelves are 12" deep.

Promising review: "I have been living a closet nightmare for three years and my prayers were finally answered. This system is great. It seemed a little intimidating while I was unboxing it and looking at the directions, but once you get the top two rails screwed in the rest is kind of like playing with Legos. Just figure out how you want your shelves in. I love this system. It's very sturdy. " —Nicole Brown

Get it from Amazon for $73.99+ (available in two sizes) or Jet for $73.99 (available in one size).

27. A closet organization accessories set which will make your closet work better for *you*.

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Set includes 8-shelf hanging organizer, 10-shelf hanging organizer, 24-pocket shoe organizer, and two drawers.

Get it from Bed Bath and Beyond for $28.99+ (available in four colors) or Walmart for $29.26+ (available in three colors).

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28. A gardening set so you can finally try growing that backyard garden you've been dreaming of.

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Set includes trowel shovel, rake hoe, weeder, spade, cultivator, pruning shears, watering spray bottle, gardening gloves, and carrier tote bag.

Promising review: "I bought this as a starter set for my daughter and son-in-law's new home. They have a small backyard and this set is perfect for their needs. It is compact in both use and storage. The quality is good for the price and the dual-use storage bag is well-made with elastic holders to keep the tools in place in their compartments. The tools cover the needs for a small garden and are lightweight but reasonably good quality. They have good, non-slip grips on the handles. I am delighted with my purchase!" —Sue Woods

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

29. A makeup brush set to equip your vanity with everything you need to achieve Pinterest-worthy glamour!

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Set includes 10 makeup brushes, one makeup sponge, and one brush cleaner.

Promising review: "It's been about a year since I bought the first set and my brushes are still all in perfect condition and remain the ones I reach for everyday. I love them so much that I've started buying this set as a starter set for all my friends and family who take an interest in makeup. I bought a set for my youngest sister in October and now I am buying a set to gift my middle sister so she'll have the tools to achieve beautiful makeup looks and hopefully catch the beauty bug, too." —Courting Chaos

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

30. A set of 13 cleaning brushes for reaching every little crevice of your home. Warning: You'll be surprised and grossed out by all the gunk hiding in those hard-to-reach places.

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Set includes 13 versatile brushes for cleaning baby bottles, water bottles, keyboards, window blinds, air vents, and everything in between!

Promising review: "Hot dog! This is a fabulous assortment. No stone left unturned, or no crud left un-scraped. I will no doubt dream up a use for every one of these puppies. Solved the whole riddle of which brushes to buy when I realized my current batch were decrepit. No doubt each will become a favorite for some job in due course, but my first use was the chubby pink one with the offset swivel handle — it's perfect for scrubbing out pet food cans. The skinniest ones look like they will be the answer to scrubbing the inside lid rims of plastic containers, which tend to collect sauces and oils. Hot dog! This is a fabulous assortment. No stone left unturned — or no crud left unscraped. I will no doubt dream up a use for every one of these puppies. Solved the whole riddle of which brushes to buy when I realized my current batch were decrepit. No doubt each will become a favorite for some job in due course, but my first use was the chubby pink one with the offset swivel handle — it's perfect for scrubbing out pet food cans. The skinniest ones look like they will be the answer to scrubbing the inside lid rims of plastic containers, which tend to collect sauces and oils." —Fern

Get them from Amazon for $13.35.

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