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    31 Things From Target You’ll Probably Love If You're Trying To Make Your Home Look More Modern

    If you're looking to add some contemporary pieces into your home, this list is for you.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed collects a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A fruity doormat because if you're looking to jazz up your entryway with one of the hottest styles of the moment, this is for you. It's a super cute way to welcome guests into your home and will definitely make a splash among your friends with an affinity for interior design.

    the floral doormat with the word "sweet summertime"

    Promising review: "I love swapping out my front door doormat seasonally with doormats from Target. This one is perfect for summertime!" —Danielle

    Price: $13

    2. A bath rug that is as cozy as it is cute. It's an easy way to modernize and elevate your bathroom while also being an inexpensive solution to an icky-looking floor.

    The bath rug in gray

    Promising review: "I live in an apartment so the walls and floors are pretty bland. This bath rug looks so nice on my beige floor and since it’s white it will go with any shower curtain I choose. It’s so soft and gives my bathroom that fresh look it so desperately needed. I like the feel of it beneath my feet when I get out of the shower. The texture is quite nice." —Franklin530

    Price: $20 (available in five colors)

    3. A three-wick candle with a lidded glass jar for the person who likes to entertain. It'll make your house smell incredible when you have guests over and will make for a great atmosphere that's contemporary and polished, all while offering a pop of color and alluring smell.

    the sea salt coconut candle with three wicks burning

    Promising review: "Smells amazing! It’s a delicious piña colada scent that’s not too strong. It’s perfect for summer and lasts a very long time. I’ve also found that the scent travels through my entire home." —Regret purchasing

    Price: $10

    4. A crisp set of 300-thread count sheets because who couldn't use a fresh set of sheets? They come in modern, neutral hues and are a great way to make your bed a place you really want to be. They're so good that if you aren't careful you may be tempted to spend all day there.

    The 300-thread count sheets in white

    Promising review: "Very comfortable and affordable sheet set. I am much happier with this product than the more expensive brands I had purchased in the past. I love that it stays put! It has strong elastic all around and extra on each of the four corners. I also appreciate the top and bottom of the bed label, it saves time and frustration when making the bed. I would definitely purchase again." —Lindsay

    Price: $28+ (available in five sizes and four colors)

    5. A storage side table because there's never been a better two-in-one solution than a basket-meets-end-table. It's truly the perfect addition to any living room and will make your home feel efficient and chic.

    The side table with drawers

    Promising review: "Such a cute addition to our guest bedroom. Very well finished and looks lovely. A little on the lighter side in terms of weight but seems sturdy and not wobbly. Came fully assembled and packaged really well!" —mc

    Price: $91.99 (originally $114.99; available in five colors)

    6. An Alexa Smart Home Hub for folks who like to get an answer on the spot. You can ask Alexa questions, set timers, and check the time, all while keeping your hands free to work, cook, or do other tasks around the house.

    The Smart Hub in white next to a pair of glasses on a bedside table

    Promising review: "It is very nice-looking and fits well with my decor. When I took it out it was a little hard to set up but when I got it set up I loved it. This one is way better than the flat ones and an extra bonus is the clock. Love it!" —TinaR

    Price: $59.99 (available in two colors)

    7. A KitchenAid stainless-steel knife set because having a solid knife set is an integral part of any kitchen and one this good looking shouldn't have to be hidden away in a drawer. It's so sleek and clean, it's practically a display piece!

    The KitchenAid stainless steel knife set next to a red mixer

    Promising review: "I bought these knives to replace a set of the popular H brand. This set is the best set of knives I have ever owned, and I own two sets of the H brand. Out of curiosity, I tried using my H brand's Chef's knife again. There is no comparison. I will be getting rid of H brand ASAP." —jrn

    Price: $99.99

    8. A framed picture of a palm so you can make your space your own. It'll go great over any couch, desk, or in the entryway and is sure to add a little tropical oomph to your home.

    The picture of a tropical palm in a wood frame hung above a white desk

    Promising review: "I love this picture. The print on the canvas is nicely done. The floating frame is not real wood but is still a beautiful, trendy natural wood color. It is a great size that easily fills the wall." —C Ward

    Price: $69.99

    9. An upholstered mid-century modern bench that's a cushy dream. It can be used for entryway seating, placed at the foot of your bed, or set up at the breakfast table to give you a little more room.

    The upholstered bench in blue

    Promising review: "Very easy to assemble! Sturdy, sleek, and the perfect finishing touch to my blue-gray themed bedroom." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $189.99 (available in two colors)

    10. A fir wood C-table with an iron frame, for the person who wants to add a subtle modern touch to any room of the house. It can be used as a nightstand, side table, entry table, or even a small laptop stand. You can stack your phone, cups, and other stuff on it as you burrow into your blankets.

    The firwood side tablein wood and steel

    Promising review: "Great laptop table. Super easy to put together. The top is solid wood. We got the large and use it in the living room as a laptop table or TV tray. Lightweight and easy to move around. Like other reviews say, the legs are a shade of blue but honestly not overwhelmingly blue. We like the color but if you’re looking for black, it’s not that." —lavendar

    Price: $27.99+ (originally $34.99; available in three sizes)

    11. A fleece tufted rug with a geometric print, because who wants to walk on cold, bare floors? It has a contemporary neutral palette, giving you the opportunity to use splashes of color in other areas of the room.

    The fleece tufted rug in cream

    The rug is also skid-resistant, stain-resistant, and machine-washable.

    Promising review: "This rug was a perfect update to my space. I paired it with some faux leather dining chairs which I also got from Target and I am really happy with them both! It feels soft underfoot, the price point was reasonable and it is easy to keep clean. Would definitely recommend!" —BAIIPlus

    Price: $49.99+ (available in six colors and three sizes)

    12. A Novogratz accent table for the person who's sorely lacking in surface areas. It's made from high-quality materials and can be used as a side table or a mini desk for working from the couch, which can make WFH even easier.

    the brown accent table holding a laptop

    Promising review: "Perfect small-space desk! Easy to assemble, quite sturdy, and very chic looking." —Meredith

    Price: $84.99 (available in two colors)

    13. Or! A wood writing desk if finding a desk that looks and feels good has been a difficult task. It'll definitely aid productivity and make your space feel chicer. Plus, you'll be glad you invested in this simple contemporary piece since it won't go out of style.

    The wood writing desk in white with a blue chair pulled up to it

    Promising review: "It is the perfect desk for a small space! It was so easy to assemble, too — less than 20 minutes. The drawer came already installed so all I had to do was the legs and the stabilizer and it’s nice and sturdy." —Allyson C

    Price: $120 (available in six colors)

    14. A round storage ottoman that's a great place to keep extra blankets and cushions when it's time to kick back for the night. Plus, it can be used as an extra seat or a footstool so you know you'll get the maximum use out of it. Sometimes the best solution is the simplest one.

    the round storage ottoman in cream

    Promising review: "Spacious, sturdy, and beautiful! Love how it is a beautiful piece but with the storage space inside!" —Ashley

    Price: $95 (available in five colors)

    15. A three-tier rolling rack because we could all use an extra bar cart, kitchen rack, and butcher block. Since it's all of those items in one, it's truly unbeatable.

    The three-tier rolling cart holding liquor and being used as a bar cart in a kitchen

    Promising review: "I'm in love with my new kitchen cart. It was not only easy to put together but is sleek, good quality, and takes up less space than my other bulky cart but has more storage! Highly recommend!" —Samantha W.

    Price: $69.99

    16. A floor cabinet with side shelves so your medicine cabinet won't be overstuffed with beauty products, toothbrushes, and medical essentials. Having an overflowing cabinet is not chic or modern.

    the floor cabinet with side shelves in white

    Promising review: "Yes, this is DIY assembly furniture, but it is very sturdy and doesn't look cheap at all. Went together easily. Good purchase!" —HMatti

    Price: $85.99 (available in three colors)

    17. A stackable wire storage bin because we could all use a few extra storage solutions to make our days feel less chaotic. It's great for yarn, blankets, pillows, and any other items you want to keep on hand but off the ground.

    The stackable storage wire bin in white holding yarn, a pillow, and knitting needles

    Promising review: "I purchased the small and medium-size wire baskets for board books and paperbacks. The built-in handles are great for transporting, plus these baskets do not tip easily. The modular shape and size options are a plus. I was able to fit a lot of books of different sizes in a small space. Worth the price." —Lintu123

    Price: $10+ (available in three sizes)

    18. An ultra-modern stainless-steel storage container because we all need a place to keep our kitchen tools. You'll be reaching in here all the time for your wooden spoons and spatulas—plus, its clean design looks nice, too.

    The stainless steel storage container in black holding a rubber spatula, slotted spoon, and wooden spatula

    Promising review: "Had no idea it was able to spin around — a cute little feature! Also has an almost nonskid bottom but doesn’t go flying across the counter. Decent size to hold lots of utensils!" —Kuki

    Price: $10 (also available in two colors)

    19. A rope basket that will keep blankets, magazines, and other stray household items organized and off the furniture. Having a place to put things really makes a world of difference in modernizing your home.

    The cream rope basket which has leather handles holding a blanket and magazine

    Promising review: "I bought two of these to go on my new bookshelf to hold toys so they are out of the way. They are a good size and yet still fit well together on the shelf. So soft and the handles make it seem luxurious." —mrsmollyk

    Price: $9.60 (originally $16; available in three colors)

    20. And a smaller coiled rope storage bin because it's the MVP of any entryway game. It's a great place to keep your phone, keys, wallet, sanitizer and masks. Gone will be the days of looking for those items when you're in a time crunch.

    The coiled rope storage bin holding maps and a bottle of water in an entry way

    Promising review: "I’m so in love with this basket! It holds three huge bath towels and it looks so cute in my bathroom. I want to get the big basket now for clothes! I loved this collection, I bought the other two small baskets and it just brings the whole bathroom together. Quality is amazing!" —Janet

    Price: $10+ (available in four sizes)

    21. A leather office chair that will make WFH feel so much more luxurious and up-to-date. If you've been crouched over the computer working from the couch since last March, this is for you. It will definitely aid productivity and make you feel like a real person, which is always great.

    The leather office chair on a yellow backdrop

    Promising review: "I first bought this chair a couple of months ago. I use it every day for nine hours a day and it’s great. In fact, my 10-year-old daughter liked it more than the chair I bought her for her desk so I gave her this one and bought this chair again. It’s quick and easy to put together." —Lisa

    Price: $80

    22. An artificial plant that will bring a little (faux) life to any living room. If you love plants, but don't want to waste time or money on flowers from the store every week, this is a simple solution that will make your house feel super put-together.

    the artificial plant in a white pot

    Promising review: "I honestly love greenery and plants, and I'm not great with taking care of them, but these are GREAT! For $5 its a steal! Its really high quality, and even looks really real!" —Trey reviews

    Price: $5 (originally $10)

    23. A super contemporary USB desk light because no one likes to work in the dark. It has a charging port and a touch light-dimmer so that you can work with your ideal lighting.

    The USB desk light in black

    Promising review: "I really like this desk lamp plus it has a USB port. Outstanding." —Ax

    Price: $79.99

    24. A mid-century modern accent cabinet for the person who loves to get organized and keep things looking clean and tidy. It's a great way to keep everyday items hidden and you'd be hard-pressed to find as great a deal on an item this nice.

    The midcentury modern accent cabinet in white

    Promising review: "This piece is gorgeous! Fairly easy to assemble, it took me about two hours. I love the door closures and the hardware. So happy with my purchase!" —LvB

    Price: $305.99 (originally $339.99)

    25. A velvet armchair so you can enjoy your favorite book or appreciate a little alone time from your coziest corner, not to mention basking in the serenity its calming color inspires. It's a standout accent piece that's sure to draw tons of compliments.

    the velvet chair in white

    Promising review: "We absolutely love this chair. It is plum purple. It is soft and firm but comfortable. It is beautiful. We have sat in it for hours with no issues." —Lady2b

    Price: $343.99 (originally $429.99; available in nine colors)

    26. An unfinished plant stand that is ideal for the plant parent who wants to display their favorite children. It'll look incredible with a bright plant displayed on top and will definitely make your space feel more modern.

    The unfinished plant stand

    Promising review: "I looked all over for a small mission table to set beside a recliner. Most things were too big and all were too expensive. This table was a steal. Easy to put together, very sturdy, and great classic style. I plan to stain it but it looks great as-is if you're using it in a room with other light natural pieces. Can't recommend it highly enough." —Biskyriver

    Price: $58.49 (originally $64.99)

    27. A home office chair because we're a year into this pandemic and it might be time to invest in your setup. This chair is super comfy, inspires focus, and feels as soft as it looks. Being productive is way more achievable when you have modern and functional items around.

    The home office chair in gray with metal legs and rolling wheels

    Promising review: "Been having trouble sitting on my old computer chair because the seat was not one piece. Saw the chair online and it had the Serta name which is known for mattress comfort. The chair was easy to assemble and is very comfortable." —Dewinter

    Price: $329.99 (available in nine colors)

    28. A tulip dining table because there's no better way to enjoy a meal than in a well-decorated space. An icon of modern design, its sturdy pedestal construction means you'll have it for years and it's so timeless and sleek that it'll make any dining room or kitchen feel like the place to be.

    The round dining table with a metal base in white holding candle sticks

    Promising review: "Love this table. So easy to put together. Thank you TARGET!" —Cpik321

    Price: $480 (available in two colors)

    29. A round coffee table that will add a modern touch to any space. Its sleek marble design and bright brass legs make it a perfect addition to any home, no matter the style.

    The round marble coffee table with a gold metal frame holding a gold bowl

    Promising review: "Looks really nice with my decor/colors. I love how it ties into the marble in my fireplace. I even put it together in about 15 minutes and I usually never assemble anything; super simple." —Bethany

    Price: $119.99 (available in three colors)

    30. A wood console table for the person who is constantly losing track of their PKWM (phone, keys, wallet, mask). It's a great piece that will brighten up the entryway of any home and will make your interior look like it was just given a major modern refresh.

    The wood console table holding a basket, books, and candles

    Promising review: "Good quality at a great price! This was easy to assemble and is very versatile for various styles. It is sturdy and fits my entryway decor. The bottom shelf is perfect for baskets and I feel like I will be able to use this for many years." —mountains to beaches

    Price: $140 (available in three finishes)

    31. A Christopher Knight computer desk for the person who appreciates the simple things in life. This light wood desk has compartments for notebooks and pens while still offering a sleek contemporary design.

    The computer desk in light wood and white

    Promising review: "Ordered this desk for my daughter and it is great! Just as pictured, shipped in good condition, and she was able to put 95% of it together on her own! Pretty impressed! Serves its purpose!" —MnM

    Price: $69.59 (originally $86.99)

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