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    31 Splurge-Worthy Home Items From Target That Are Equal Parts Gorgeous And Practical

    From ladder shelves to storage ottomans, below you'll find plenty of practical and pretty home goods.

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    1. A colorful ladder shelf that will serve as both a style statement in your home, as well as an extra place to organize your favorite books, records, knickknacks, and more.

    the ladder shelf

    The five-shelf ladder is designed to be propped against the wall, so it's best in homes where large dogs or unruly kids won't run behind it and potentially knock it down.

    Promising review: "Great quality, definitely more of a medium wood tone rather than the weathered grey sort of shade that it looks like on the website but I love it!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $125.99 (originally $139.99; available in three styles)

    2. An industrial Novogratz record storage shelf so you can put all your favorite records and your record player, on display. The stand has four record compartments and one internal shelf, though the top of the stand serves as shelf space, too.

    The rercord stand

    Promising review: "This was perfect for my old albums!! It’s very heavy. It was easy to put together. Arrived quickly too. Definitely recommend." —Target reviewer

    Price: $104.99

    3. An Opalhouse canopy accent chair that will make you (and your guests) want to spend more time outside. The shaded chair is large and plush, making it the perfect place to cozy up with a book, journal, or enjoy a cocktail. It's rust-resistant and can support up to 250 pounds.

    The canopy accent chair

    If you think white isn't practical, know that it comes in a charcoal gray shade, too.

    Promising review: "This was easy to put together. It's comfy and oversized, and at a great price! It's a really nice piece that can go with many different styles!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $375 (available in two colors)

    4. A shelf floor lamp for folks who live in small spaces and are looking for ways to make the most of it. This modern-looking lamp sits atop a two-shelf base, in which each shelf offers enough space to house books, coasters, an alarm clock, and more.

    The shelf floor lamp

    My best friend bought one in college (roughly 10 years ago) and still has it. In other words: Yes, it's a practical, long-lasting splurge.

    Promising review: "Nice, clean, modern design. Easy to assemble and very practical." –Target reviewer

    Price: $55 (available in two colors)

    5. An Echo Show 10 that will change your life. No, really, this gorgeously high-tech, Alexa-enabled gadget will let you set routine reminders to help you wake up, go to bed, stay hydrated, and more. And unlike any of the past versions, this one rotates and can serve as a home monitor thanks to its front-facing, motion-detected camera. What's more, you can use it to stream your favorite music, as well as your favorite shows and movies, so you'll never be left un-entertained again.

    The Echo Show 10

    But that's not all — you can browse the web on it and make video calls, too. I have one in my kitchen and love how well it works for following along with recipes. Plus, it's pretty cool that it has auto-framing features, so if I'm on a call while cooking, it will follow me as I move around.

    Price: $199.99 (originally $249.99; available in two colors)

    6. A Novogratz metal rolling cart for folks looking for a little extra organization or even a boldly-colored minimalist bar cart. While $65 for a seemingly simple metal cart may seem like a lot, you're bound to get compliments on and lots of use out of this pretty-but-practical three-tiered wonder.

    The yellow metal bar cart

    Promising review: "I got this cart in yellow and it’s exactly the color I hoped it’d be. Despite measuring ahead of time, this cart is smaller than what I need. I will find another use because it is cute!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $64.99 (available in four colors)

    7. A set of two wicker patio chairs for folks looking to entertain their guests outside. These seats are deep, sturdy, comfortable, and beautifully boho, but they're practical because you and your guests will want to sit in them all the time.

    The neutral wicker chairs

    Promising review: "These wicker chairs are a very beautiful and unique set of patio chairs! Love the breathable linen fabric the cushions are made from, which you can spot clean if needed. The chairs are pretty comfortable and sturdy plus easily able to be wiped down if needed as well. Will definitely add a relaxing, peaceful oasis atmosphere to our patio!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $420

    8. A wood-burning fire pit that will add a modern-luxe element to your backyard while also giving you an extra place to grill hotdogs, burgers, and kabobs. Just keep in mind that it has a 10-foot heat radius, so you'll want to make sure you have enough room for it.

    The wood-burning fire pit

    Promising review: "Easy to put together, and looks great! And it comes with a BBQ grate." —Target reviewer

    Price: $155 (originally $185.99)

    9. A three-bulb brass floor lamp so your room will be super well lit. Each dome bulb can be adjusted for the perfect light, so you can even adjust each based on who is benefitting from each strobe of light. Plus, with a brass finish, it's tres chic.

    The brass floor lamp

    Promising review: "It looks like the photo. It's super easy to assemble and works great. I liked it so much I bought a second one." –Target reviewer

    Price: $79.99

    10. A corrosion-resistant WaterPik dual shower head that will make you feel like you live at a high-end hotel. The luxe-looking showerhead system has six spray settings and the option to operate as rainfall or hand-held heads. In short, it is divine and practical, for you can use it on yourself, to bathe your pets, and more.

    A model using the The Waterpik Showerhear

    Promising review: "This makes shower time a spa experience. I love the look, versatility, and practicality of it too. Now shampooing hair or even cleaning the shower is so much easier. The best part is that it was a five-minute installation process! Love it." —Target reviewer


    11. A 6-foot ladder shelf so you have plenty of room to store your favorite books, knickknacks, frames, and plants, while also adding a modern-industrial element to your space. The five-shelf bookcase can support up to 30 pounds per shelf.

    The ladder shelf

    Promising review: "This shelf was exactly what I was looking for to blend modern and old pieces in our new home. Delivery was quick, assembly was easy, and we’re thrilled!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $130

    12. A set of five OXO food storage containers because a well-organized pantry can be a beautiful thing — just look at The Home Edit's Instagram feed. These airtight rectangular containers are designed to stack on top of each other and fit side-by-side, so no space in your pantry will go to waste. So, while you might be thinking, "$50 for a few pantry organizers?!" they're 100% worth it.

    The Oxo containers

    Promising review: "These containers are great. They really help you organize and store food. They're durable and look nice! I would highly recommend them!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $49.99

    13. A retro-inspired mantle mirror that can be hung on the wall or, thanks to its flat bottom, propped against the wall. Designed to look like it's from the '60s, the gorgeous arched-top mirror will look stunning on mantles, as well as above dressers and beds.

    The mantle mirror

    Promising review: "Absolutely beautiful mirror. Very heavy. I love it so much I may buy another one." —Target reviewer

    Price: $60 (available in two colors)

    14. A matte-metallic K-Elite single-serve K-Cup coffee maker because what home is complete without a high-quality coffee machine? This machine purifies water before brewing it and can be tailored to make the perfect-strength coffee. Best of all, it can make iced coffee, too! And, unlike other Keurigs, it features a whopping 75-ounce reservoir, so you don't have to constantly refill it.

    The coffeemaker in gold, shown on a countertop with hot and iced beverages

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this, especially the strong function! I replaced my 10+ old Keurig with this one and I have zero regrets." —Target reviewer

    Price: $169.99 (available in three colors)

    15. A wood-topped kitchen island cart that will help you make the most of your space. Whether you're looking for a little extra counter space in your open kitchen or a lot of extra storage, this cart, which features a cabinet, shelves, two drawers, and a row of hanging hooks will help.

    The kitchen cart

    Promising review: "This is the second time we have purchased this. We lost the first one in a hurricane. This adds a good amount of storage and it great for a coffee bar. Assembly is fairly easy." —Target reviewer

    Price: $290

    16. A swivel gliding recliner for parents-to-be and folks who simply like chairs with movement. The top-rated glider can spin 360 degrees and recline smoothly to a number of positions, so you won't accidentally wake your sleeping baby.

    The gray recliner

    Promising review: "We love this chair. Purchased it for both kids; one chair is almost three years old and still looks new and just as comfortable." —Target reviewer

    Price: $329.99 (available in two colors)

    17. And a 6-in-1 convertible baby crib so you don't have to keep buying new beds as your baby grows up. The crib converts into a toddler bed, daybed, sofa, full-size bed with headboard and tall footboard, as well as a full-size bed with a headboard and low footboard. So many options!


    Promising review: "Absolutely in love with this crib! The gray was certainly warmer in color but we actually preferred it that way! The natural wood grain texture is beautiful! The piece is very durable and was much easier to put together than the matching dresser. We are so happy with our purchases and would certainly buy them again! If you’re looking for a crib that’s high quality and stands out against all the others out there, this is for you!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $299.99 (available in two colors)

    18. A classic KitchenAid 5-quart stand mixer that will add an undeniable charm to your kitchen. But don't be fooled: It's practical, too! It can be used to whip up and dough, so you'll become the best baker you've ever been once you own it.

    The stand mixer

    It has over 4,500 5-star reviews!!!

    Promising review: "Not only is it beautiful, but it's sturdy and durable. It's definitely worth the additional cost. My husband was like 'We can buy this one or we can keep buying $100 mixers that will break in three years.' The best part was that it mixes everything really well! So far I have mixed two cakes, but I plan to do mashed potatoes and sweet potatoes. I have no doubt this mixer is up for the job!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $419.99 (available in five colors)

    19. A commercial-grade indoor/outdoor chair (or a few) so you have plenty of places for people to sit in (and outside of) your home. The sturdy, weather-resistant metal chairs are sold in a variety of colors, so you could easily use the practical silhouettes to brighten up your space. Most notably, each chair is designed to support up to 500 pounds, so they're practical for all guests.

    The indoor/outdoor chair

    Promising review: "Exactly what I wanted for the outdoor seating at my restaurant. Hope they last as long as they look good. I ordered 18 chairs and all arrived fully assembled and in good shape." –Target reviewer

    Price: $72.99 (available in six colors)

    20. A chic four-piece patio conversation set that will make your patio look like a set-up off Selling Sunset. The MCM set includes a loveseat, two chairs, cushions for all the seats, and a table. Best of all, everything is built with all types of weather in mind, and it's made to withstand it all.

    The patio set

    Promising review: "This patio set arrived within a few days and was super easy to assemble. Not only does the set look amazing, it is also extremely comfortable! We put the cushions away when we aren't using it so they last longer, but the chairs themselves have held up to the weather. The pieces are a good scale and very sturdy. 10/10 would recommend!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $980

    21. A wooden secretary desk for folks who need workspace without dedicating an entire room to it. The desk has three cubbies up top and a fold-out desk that can store a monitor and keyboard within it. What's more, there are outlets and USB ports along the back of it for easy wiring.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this desk! I needed to put in it my living room, so I wanted to make sure my work area could be closed away at night. It looks so sleek and modern! The workspace area is very sturdy and exactly what I was looking for!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $180 (available in two colors)

    22. A Dyson Cool Link air purifier and fan that's especially handy now that the weather is warming up. The best-selling, Wi-Fi-connected purifier fan can filter out indoor pollutants as small as 0.3 microns, and can be controlled by a convenient phone app. Plus, the sleek design makes it a high-tech style statement, too.

    The air-purifying fan

    Promising review: "I love this purifier. I moved to a small town where my neighbors burn their garbage (ugh, technically legal, but also the smell of burning plastic has set my asthma off completely.) This fan has made our new place livable. I come inside for the fresh air." –Target reviewer

    Price: $399.99

    23. A funky plaid armchair to add style and comfort to your space. The chair features a sturdy wooden frame and thick cushions upholstered in green plaid fabric. Very Clueless meets modern day.

    The plaid armchair

    Promising review: "I looked at purchasing a $1,500 chair before I bought these. A year later and SO glad I got these instead. Everyone is always surprised these came from Target. Not Lazy Boy comfortable, but surprisingly cozy/comfortable. Highly recommend." —Target reviewer

    Price: $300 (available in eight styles)

    24. A low-back, armless desk chair for folks looking to improve their posture while working from home. The padded chair features 360-degree swivel and can be adjusted to the height of your choosing.

    The armless desk chair

    Promising review: "Great chair. Got it for our granddaughter's birthday and her bedroom redo. Cute and functional!!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $85.99

    25. A pretty metal bed that will make your bed feel sturdier and your mood happier — truly, it's that gorgeous and well-built. Just keep in mind that, during the platform bed craze we're currently in, this bed does require a box spring.

    The green metal bed

    Promising review: "This bed is stunning! Looks so much more expensive than it is. We bought the bronze twin bed for our toddler and we’ve been very pleased with our purchase. The bed is sturdy and just plain beautiful. The bed arrived packaged very well with no damaged or missing parts. I assembled the bed solo in roughly 1.5 hours. The instructions were very straightforward and easy to understand. Highly recommend!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $419.99+ (available in four sizes and six colors)

    26. A Novogratz linen futon so you always have plenty of sleeping space if guests stay the night. This MCM-inspired futon folds down into a full bed or it can be reclined incrementally for the perfect movie-viewing experience.

    The linen futon

    Promising review: "This futon is easy to assemble and I love the burnt orange color to it, it's extremely unique. It's very comfortable to sit on in couch position or to lay on when switched to a bed. Switching features is simple, all you need to do is fold the back down. The pleated fabric of the back is a little puffy but doesn't affect the futon's comfort level. It's simple to clean and the material is soft but strong and durable. My sons are loving it and use it daily, I'm very impressed with it and very happy I got it. It's a high-quality futon and is made to last." –Target reviewer

    Price: $449.99 (available in eight colors)

    27. A Novogratz canopy bed that's gorgeous but also practical because 1) it gives you somewhere sturdy to put your mattress and 2) it creates a frame to hang twinkle lights around, making it potentially the dreamiest bed setup ever.

    a bed frame with a black metal canopy built around it

    Promising review: "Love it! This was my first bed frame assembly ever and I did well all by myself minus I had my fiancé help to connect the top bars. It took about two hours but again it was my first time! I love the outcome it’s very sturdy and silent when your resting." –Target reviewer

    Price: $249.99 (available in three sizes and four colors)

    28. A storage ottoman so you have an extra place to sit in your home and to store things in. The ottoman can hold up to 125 pounds worth of goods, so it will help you hide plenty of clutter out of sight while looking pretty as can be from the outside.

    The storage ottoman

    Promising review: "Perfect for the end of my full-size bed! Love the color and hidden storage. Scotch guarded it and couldn’t be happier!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $150.99 (originally $206.99; avaialaable in seven colors)

    29. And a round storage ottoman in case you love the idea of hidden storage along with a sturdy place to prop your feet. This is more so the size of a small coffee table and, despite seeming smaller than the ottoman above, it can actually hold up to 250 pounds of goods.

    The round storage ottoman

    Promising review: "Love this ottoman! We only had to screw on the legs, so minimal assembly. It's the perfect size, sturdy, and easy to clean. The storage inside is such a bonus and it looks great in our room." –Target reviewer

    Price: $101.99 (originally $119.99; available in seven colors)

    30. A modern farmhouse TV console that features a built-in electric fireplace. The stand, which includes storage behind two barn-like sliding doors, can hold up to a 65-inch TV.

    The fireplace console

    Promising review: "Great product especially for the price. I would recommend using a drill to drill holes for the fireplace installation, but other than that it was easy to assemble and looks great!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $382.49 (originally $449.99; available in five colors)

    31. And a tall, narrow bookcase for folks who need extra storage but don't have loads of space. Standing six feet tall, this shelf has five adjustable shelves to fit whatever it is you're looking to organize and display. Just keep in mind that each shelf can only hold 65 pounds.

    The bookcase

    Promising review: "This bookcase is very well made. I am sure it will last for years to come.The sides are already put together so that made assembly much easier. The directions are easy to follow. It looks like a much more expensive piece. I absolutely love it!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $140 (available in six colors)

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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