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    31 Things From Target That'll Improve Your Apartment For Under $50

    It's time to step up your apartment game.

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    1. A gold pyramid bookend to provide your home with a glamorous vibe that just screams "luxury." These look way more expensive than they are and your bookshelf will thank you for buying them.

    Gold bookend in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "I needed just one bookend, and this immediately caught my eye. I love the gold and the shape, as well as the price! It's very cute, and does its job...what more could you ask for? I definitely recommend it!" —Allison

    Price: $15

    2. A pack of 30 suit hangers that have a closed silhouette, which makes it easy to hang pants and a jacket on one hanger. Bonus: They have a velvety feel, which will make your closet feel luxe.

    A set of white suit hangers hanging
    Target

    Promising review: "These hangers are sturdy, so you can hang heavier clothes on them without worrying if they will be able to withstand the weight. With their velvety texture, they also hold on to the clothing so no need to worry if something will fall off super easily in your closet (or on the trip into/out of the closet and onto your floor)." —Musicchica1128

    Price: $18 (also available in black)

    3. A drawer organizer to keep your drawers looking as good as your closet. It's hard to keep the little things organized, and this does an adequate job of helping you keep everything sorted.

    A drawer organizer with colorful clothing inside of it
    Target

    Promising review: "I've purchased these drawer organizers multiple times now and have been so pleased! They're great quality and don't require any assembly. They adjust to fit even larger size drawers and do not shift around inside. They've been great in our kids' rooms to keep things organized and readily available to use. You will not be disappointed!" —ChristinaY

    Price: $16.99

    4. A set of six Command Hooks because they're surprisingly effective at their various jobs — with the most important job being keeping your walls undamaged as you hang things up.

    A command hook in a window holding a snowflake
    Target

    These hooks adhere to wood, paint, tile, and other surfaces. The set comes with six hooks and eight strips of adhesive.

    Promising review: "Command Hooks are the greatest! You can use these bad boys for anything. I purchased several types, including these hooks to hang lights in the house, decorations, giant candy canes, and purchased the nail Command Hooks so that I did not have to put holes in the wall. They hold so great!" —Erinboberin

    Price: $3.99

    5. A set of compression bags that'll make storing your linens and clothing way easier. If you're looking for a little more space in your home, these water-resistant and airtight containers will fit the bill.

    A yellow home that is using bags
    Target

    Promising review: "Really compress down to almost nothing. Tremendous space saver. Have held so far, but I've had other vacuum storage bags before that lose their seal, so it will be interesting to see how these hold up over time. So far, so good." —shangie78

    Price: $12

    6. A Febreze air freshener and odor elimination kit to keep your home smelling as clean as it looks. In addition to lasting up to 50 days, this item also has a low-level indicator light to tell you when to swap in your refill.

    A model installing a febreze kit
    Target

    This starter kit comes with a PLUG and one oil refill.

    Promising review: "I kept wondering how to make my musty New York apartment smell fresh. No matter how often I cleaned, did the laundry, sprayed Febreze, or hid baking soda boxes, the musty smell of radiators and old plaster wouldn't go away. I took a chance on this plug-in, and poof! I am a superwoman! Our apartment smells amazing now." —AP

    Price: $5.99

    7. A hanging closet organizer with a detachable hamper that'll keep everything easily accessible. This easy-to-hang organizer features three shelves to store whatever you need!

    A tan 3-shelf closet organizer with a hamper
    Target

    Promising review: "Great for the price. First, one purchased has lasted over a year and no issues. Pack it heavy with dirty laundry and folded rugs on the 'shelves.' Space saver for kids' closets and laundry room, too." —LivinLaughinLovinLife

    Price: $10

    8. Or a three-shelf hanging closet organizer without a hamper if you already have one you can't bare to part with. You still can't go wrong with some extra shelves in your closet!

    A neutral three-shelf unit in a closet
    Target

    Promising review: "A lot more durable and sturdy than I was expecting! The price is pretty great for this hanging organizer; I'm pretty sure I paid a lot more for the cheap, flimsy one I used to have (not from Target). I am actually going to order a couple more!" —Mel Anne

    Price: $12

    9. A mattress protector to keep your bedroom oasis protected at all times, no matter what goes on in the bedroom. This waterproof protector is stain-resistant, easy to clean, and even easier to put on your bed.

    Coffee spill on matress cover
    Target

    Promising review: "This mattress protector is exactly what we need for our children's beds. It is easy to install when a child has an accident, and it is easy to clean with any cleaning detergent or Clorox wipes (great thing, it does not retain smells), and then can quickly add new sheets (instead of having to wash another item like most other mattress protectors)." —Jen

    Price: $14.99+ (available in four sizes)

    10. A container of the Clorox disinfecting wipes that'll keep every surface in your home germ-free. Life saving and game changing, these multisurface items are pretty much a household staple. Bonus: They're bleach free, so they're safe to use on a bunch of different surfaces.

    A yellow and package of wipes
    Target

    Promising review: "I prefer these wipes over other brands and scents. They clean effectively and leave little to no residue. Great for cleaning up meat in the kitchen or for a quick bathroom clean on busy mornings."—elyse

    Price: $2.89+ (available in larger size)

    11. A stackable shelf because once you get one of these, you're sure to pick up *at least* two more. These super-sleek shelves are perfect for storing shoes, books and more. Plus they're sooooo affordable. Seriously what's stopping you from buying a whole bunch of these?

    A stacking shelf in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "I have a ton of extra shoes and one shelf on top of the closet. The shelf gave me two extra spaces. I actually ordered two and now getting ready to order two more. They were super easy to put together and sturdy. I painted the bottom of each shelf, as you can see it from the ground. For the price, they are very nice." —Shelf

    Price: $17 (also available in white)

    12. A textured chenille pillow that'll add some warmth to your home. If you're looking for a perfectly priced pillow to curl up with on a rainy day, we've got you. Bonus: Pillows always make your home look put together.

    Brown and black pillows in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "These are great pillows. I have several in different colors and sizes throughout the house. Pet and kid friendly. Great value and soft texture." —SueinTN

    Price: $16.99+ (available three styles and four colors)

    13. An eight-bottle steel wine rack because you deserve it. This simple design can work with any style of decor, and it's stackable, so you can pile them high as you'd like (we don't judge).

    A silver wine rack
    Target

    Promising review: "Great wine rack for the price, the simple design works well with most decor. I like that it is stackable, and I can add more layers of needed." —KR

    Price: $22

    14. A clear shower liner that's probably something you should invest in although buying ~household essentials~ isn't super exciting part of adulthood. The bright side is this shower liner can easily match any bathroom decor, so it's a no-brainer!

    Bathroom with clear shower liner
    Target

    Promising review: "Liner looks clean and classy. It's a great, refreshing update to the bathroom. It moves with the shower curtain and doesn't blow into the shower. The price is unbeatable." —katie

    Price: $2.99

    15. A three-two-one organizing shelf for all your storage needs. It's stylish yet functional, making it a dream come true for you or any budget-loving aspiring interior designer out there. Life Hack: You can also purchase storage cubes separately to keep everything looking flawless.

    A cube bookshelf in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "So easy to assemble! Everything is labeled. We purchased two fabric cubes which look fabulous. So many possibilities for storage, decorating, displays. Looks great, reasonably priced and easy to use. Could not ask for more!"—Debbie

    Price: $40 

    16. A fabric storage bin to keep your home looking great for under five bucks. What else can we say other than we're obsessed with these!

    Storage cubes in various colors in a room
    Target

    Promising review: "Love these storage bins for organizing. Great quality and so many colors to choose from. I've had some last more than 10 years!!" —Monsmiles

    Price: $4 (available in 15 colors)

    17. A cotton floral shower curtain that'll get you millions of compliments. A colorful shower curtain will 100% upgrade any bathroom!

    A multi-colored flower shower curtain in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "I love these curtains! They are durable thick cotton material. The colors are vibrant and beautiful. I loved it so much I bought two. Would definitely buy again." —Kelsey

    Price: $20

    18. A room refresher spray to mentally bring you somewhere else (perhaps on a tropical vacation?) even when you're stuck at home. This crisp scent helps give any room a ~calming ambience~ that is simply delightful.

    A salt spray in a bathroom
    Target

    Promising review: "Bought this in store about a week ago, I guess it was one of the first days they put it out, but I love this scent. It's a lightly sweet, salty scent that feels just like a warm and cozy evening at the beach!" –Ally 

    Price: $6.99

    19. A set of bath towels that come in 28 different colors — the question isn't whether or not you should buy one, it's how can you possibly choose *JUST* one?? There's nothing like a new towel to improve your bathroom experience.

    A set of grey bath towels in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "Love these towels. They are soft and affordable. I am constantly snagging hand towels on my rings and pulling out strings, so it's nice to not spend a fortune and still have great quality!" —UnicornLexi

    Price: $7+ (available in four sizes and in 28 colors)

    20. A fabric storage bin that'll hide whatever you need it to. It'll do a great job of helping you utilize all the storage space in your home (even that space under your bed), and it actually helps everything stay in place. Plus, it comes with fabric handles!

    A pretty grey box in a closet with all neutral shades
    Target

    Promising review: "I have got these storage boxes in multiple sizes and love them all. They looks so elegant and are very durable canvas material. I can tell these will last for years. I've been needed under the bed storage but wanted something that would look good, and these really fit the bill. Now I want more for my closets!" —Ang

    Price: $15

    21. A four-tier shoe rack with a rustic finish to store all of your shoes. On top of the rack, there is a storage shelf you can use as well. This is the perfect opportunity to show off some favorite things.

    A shoe rack in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "These are WAY less expensive than similar items we found online. I was pleased to find that these were actually quite sturdy and look super nice and classy in our entryway! I couldn't be happier! Ended up getting two!" —Sarah

    Price: $44

    22. A light filtering curtain that'll allow a bit of light to gently enter your room. The stitched edges on these curtains give them a simple yet stylish look that can drastically improve your home's ~homey-ness~.

    A white curtain in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "This is the third set of these curtains I have purchased. They have a beautiful look, match everything, and drape nicely. I love the accent-stitched edging on these. They provide privacy but still allow light into the room when fully closed. Love these curtains." —Beautiful curtains

    Price: $25

    23. Or a set of blackout curtains for your bedroom so you can enjoy a peaceful night's sleep. These curtains will make mid-morning look like midnight and we are absolutely living for it.

    Red blackout curtains in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "Just as described. Blocks out light completely." —Sybil

    Price: $12.99+ (available in three sizes and nine colors)

    24. A self-watering planter that'll allow your plants to grow easily. The pros always say plants are the easiest way to improve your home. The little tray at the bottom of this planter can be filled with water that the plant will drink up as needed, so this is especially great for people who often forget to tend to their little green babies (don't worry, we've all been there before).

    A white self-watering pot
    Target

    Promising review: "Very nice shape and size and quality. Deep saucer to hold moisture. Hoping to get different colors." —LM

    Price: $3+ (available in three sizes and seven colors)

    25. A two-tier wood-and-metal cake stand for pastry lovers — or for people who often host house guests. Do you know how fancy having a desert display as your centerpiece will make you look at your next dinner party?

    A cake stand in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "Picked this up from my local Target and LOVE. Some people said theirs leaned, but mine is sturdy and level. It's more spacious than I anticipated, which is great for using it as a cupcake/treat stand. I plan to use it for serving for an upcoming birthday and the rest of the year display seasonal decor!" —Shar923

    Price: $32.99

    26. A Swiffer dry and wet multisurface kit to make cleaning your home so much easier. This affordable and well-loved kit comes with 11 pieces and works both dry and wet, making it perfect for all floor types.

    A dirty swiffer pad in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "Easy to assemble, easy to use. I live in an apartment, and it's so easy to clean with it. Plus, it comes with a few wet and dry wipes. Price is great." —Cauld

    Price: $12.69

    27. A two-tier round glass end table that's super sturdy and would go great with a contemporary aesthetic. Sometimes you just need to fill an awkward space, and this is perfect for that.

    A glass side table in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "Really nice tables. They were so easy to put together literally, it took less than 10 minutes to put both together, and they look like they cost more than what I paid for them! So far, I'm happy with my purchase." —Retta

    Price: $49.99

    28. A black-and-gold clock for an elegant yet functional piece of wall decor. Nothing feels more ~adult~ than having a clock like this in your home.

    A black and gold clock in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "This clock turned out to be a perfect fit for the decor in my family room. It's simple, elegant design is just right. Works like a charm. Easy to hang, lightweight, not clunky. Couldn't be happier. Looks much more expensive than it is." —Loyal Target Shopper

    Price: $30

    29. A matte-black photo frame if you're looking for a clean, modern way to display photography without necessarily having to have an eye for how to match more detailed frames. It is such an easy ways upgrade any room!

    A home with a gallery wall
    Target

    Promising review: "Super happy with these. They look very expensive and are just like what you'd see on Instagram home pages." —Lp3000

    Price: $16+ (available in four sizes)

    30. A pink macramé fringe wall mirror because boho-chic never goes out of style. This fun piece adds a nice pop of color to any room and basically looks like a piece of art.

    A moon-shaped mirror with pink threads
    Target

    Promising review: "It is so adorable! The gold finish, along with the pink macramé, makes it look so adorable and elegant. It really fits the vibe of my room. Also, $25 is not bad at all! Such a cute find, so glad I came across this. I love it." —Mandi31

    Price: $25

    31. A floating wooden shelf that'll create a nice illusion in the room. These pinewood shelves are super durable and look ~magical~ on any wall. Functional and cute? We stan!

    A floating shelf in a home
    Target

    Promising review: "LOVE THEM! They look exactly like the picture. Thick, light color, sturdy, and easy to put up. I was very happy with my shelves." —Dawna

    Price: $30+ (also available in 36" x 2.3")

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