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    28 Things From Wayfair That’ll Help Update Your Space Without Pushing You Way Over Budget

    From curtains and mirrors to wallpaper and home accessories, there are plenty of ways to update your space without breaking the bank.

    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 set of peel-and-stick Novogratz vinyl shiplap wall paneling to completely transform your space. You can order the paneling in the exact square footage that you need, so you won't have to panic about falling short mid-project.

    The shiplap paneling

    Promising review: "Love my wall! The product was fairly easy to install and it looks great! Glue is super sticky so make sure that the first piece is level because it won’t be easy to remove. Very happy with my purchase!" —Wendy

    Price: $5.39/ square-foot

    2. A funky wool area rug to cover up the floors you hate. The geometric rug comes in a variety of sizes, so you're sure to find a fit for your space.

    Wayfair, Karla Williams / Wayfair

    Promising review: "The wool is a bit scratchy but not in a bad way. My cat loves it. The size is exactly what I purchased. The black has not faded after a month of use and the ivory does not attract stains. Very cute, very boho-Warhol." –Jessie

    Price: $38.99+ (originally $89; available in five sizes)

    3. A Pinterest-worthy full-length mirror to add a West Elm vibe to your space. Considering its lookalike is nearly triple the price, we're dubbing this a steal.

    The floor mirror

    Promising review: "This mirror arrived packaged extremely well. It looks beautiful and I am so happy with this purchase! It is elegant and made well." –Anonymous

    Price: $119.99+ (originally $147; available in eight colors)

    4. A roll of Novogratz peel-and-stick wallpaper so you can transform your boring white walls into trendy masterpieces. This black-and-white wallpaper will turn your home into a Pinterest-worthy slice of heaven. And, thanks to being able to buy by square-foot, you won't have to waste any of your purchase.

    Wayfair, Kasey / Wayfair

    Promising review: "Awesome wallpaper. Looks perfect. I was very skeptical initially since I was going to install it myself. But I was able to install it within an hour with some help. Looks great." –Mudassar

    Price: $2.21/square foot

    5. A vibrant area rug that will transform your floors into a beautiful piece of art. This one, in particular, has ornate detail that's done in dark hues, so it's less likely to show dirt, too!

    the vibrant area rug

    Promising review: "We bought this for our daughter’s college apartment, and it has not disappointed. Combined with a felt rug pad, it feels soft underfoot and is comfortable for college friends to sit on for a visit. The colors in the rug are vibrant and brighten up the space. It cleans up well and has kept its shape and great look for three years with lots of use and a few moves!" –Dawn

    Price: $33.99+ (available in four colors and 19 sizes)

    6. A Cuisinart air fryer so your kitchen will look state-of-the-art. This fan-favorite air fryer countertop oven has a timer and automatic shut-off, so it will save you from accidentally leaving it on, too.

    The air fryer

    Promising review: "I bought this for my boyfriend's birthday. He said he cooked five pieces of bacon for 10 minutes and it was perfectly cooked. He usually cooks bacon in the oven and it takes about 30 minutes from preheat to finish about 30 minutes. He really likes it. I’m sure it will get a lot of use." –Lisa

    Price: $99.95 (originally $185)

    7. A set of MCM-inspired nesting tables that will give you somewhere to display your favorite coffee table books, vases, and meals, while also giving you the option to make them take up as little space as possible.

    Nesting tables

    Use them as your coffee table or aside your sofa — or move them around the house! These function well together or as separate side pieces.

    Promising review: "Easy to build and a nice size for a smaller apartment." —Ariel

    Price: $63.99 (originally $69.99)

    8. A 30-inch faux fiddle-leaf fig tree to create a natural appeal to your space without creating another thing to care for. While $85 may seem like a lot for a fake tree, know that the real thing often costs much more than that — both in terms of price and time required for care.

    Reviewer's picture of the tall plant
    Becca / Wayfair

    Promising review: "It looks just like the picture. I added real mulch to make it look even more realistic. Considering buying another." —Kate

    Price: $84.99

    9. A four-tier bakers rack/microwave cart for folks who wish they had more counter and storage space but don't have the funds for a full remodel. This best-selling rack features a counter, three shelves, and a row of hooks for added hanging storage.

    Reviewer's picture of the cart with two bottom shelves, a flat top, four hooks for mugs, and a top shelf that is storing their kitchen appliances
    Raina / Wayfair

    Promising review: "We have a small galley kitchen. This works perfect to store all our pots, pans and microwave. Bonus for us was the top rack which I use for all our spices. Happy with our purchase." —Karen

    Price: $117.99

    10. A set of thermal blackout curtains that will add a pop of color to your space. In addition to adding a little flair to your space, they'll also block unwanted light and even a little noise.

    The curtains

    Promising review: "Amazing blackout curtains. Loved the orange ones I got for my Florida room so much that I came back for more. The sage color is so pretty. They're such a nice material and so thick. Highly recommend. Worth the money. I will have these for a very long time." —Katie

    Price: $24.49 (originally $44.82, available in five colors)

    11. A free-standing wardrobe rack for folks craving a bit more storage and a new visual element to their space. The rack has two shelves and a hanging rack, and works particularly well to showcase the next day's outfits or the items you reach for the most.

    The hanging wardrobe

    Promising review: "I love this coat/shoe rack. It is perfect for the space next to our main entrance. Keeps everything organized. It was easy to assemble and is very sturdy." —Allen

    Price: $98.99

    12. A velvet chair to add a hint of glam utility to the space. At just over $100, it's a steal compared to other versions of the concept. FYI: The luxe-looking chair is built to support up to 250 pounds.

    a blue velvet tuft chair with gold legs in a room
    Erika / Wayfair

    Promising review: "This chair is perfect! I needed something pretty small to fit comfortably at a vintage desk I purchased and this fit the bill. It was easy to assemble and the color is lush." –Miranda

    Price: $102.99 (originally $135; available in nine colors)

    13. A hall tree that will help you keep your entryway as organized as possible. It features 10 hanging racks, two shelves, and a place to either sit or store even more items.

    a black and grey hall tree with two shoe shelves, one bench, and two rows of hooks

    Promising review: "This is a perfect addition to my entry way. It is so versatile too, and mixes well if you have an eclectic vibe going on in your home decor. I love it. Pretty easy to put together. Added a cute basket for mail and it is an easy, organized way to manage your coats, shoes, books etc when coming in the door." –Cheryl

    Price: $83.99

    14. A plush ottoman for folks who like to put their feet up in style. The trendy silhouette features a plush, velvet-like upholstery and geometric legs.

    The faux fur ottoman
    Molly / Wayfair

    Promising review: "I love this ottoman! It’s super soft but very sturdy. Extremely easy to put together. For the price, I’m thinking of getting another one." –Susan

    Price: $55.99 (originally $59.90; available in 13 colors)

    15. And a column floor lamp that serves as both a light source and a storage source. Built with three shelves, it offers plenty of space to store books, plants, knickknacks, and more.

    a white column lamp with three shelves, in a living room

    Promising review: "We love it! It was easy to put together and was perfect for our new living room that did not have an overhead light. We love being able to display things on the shelves too!" –Lauren

    Price: $68.99 (available in seven colors)

    16. A portable end table to give you a place to set your drink, as well as a surface to use as a lap desk while sitting on your couch or chair. And, since it comes with a built-in storage pocket, you can even leave your work or whatever you're reading right within it.

    White end table with white magazine pocket and extendable clear table top

    Promising review: "Love these sleek, modern end tables that hold magazines but can also easily be moved to work off of like a laptop." —Erynn

    Price: $98.99 (originally $120)

    17. A four-panel room divider that's great for folks who live in open floorplans. The translucent design lets light filter through while still creating a sense of privaaacy.

    Light wooden room divider with white rice paper panels

    Promising review: "LOVE our dividers! Excellent purchase. Quality product that looks as professional as it is made." —Buffy

    Price: $98.99 (available in three colors)

    18. A reading nook bookcase because we love dual-purpose items. While technically created for children, this fun design can hold up to 100 pounds, so it could be a great place for pets to lounge, as well.

    White reading nook with four bottom cubbies, gray cushioned seat in the middle with a shelf on both sides

    Promising review: "I bought this for my toddler's room. It fits perfectly and she enjoys sitting on the bench reading. It fits a fair number of books and she should be able to use this for years to come. Would recommend." —Bonnie

    Price: $155.99 (available in three colors)

    19. A traditional bar cart so you have a special place to store your wine glasses and to display your next Insta-worthy charcuterie board. The rolling cart is designed to hold five bottles of wine, though, you can also use the bottom shelf for such.

    Black framed bar cart with wooden top, storage cubby on the bottom, wine bottle rack in the middle, and wine glass rack underneath table top

    Promising review: "Highly recommend purchasing this! I love that it has handles for the cups and a winery alongside with the bottom section where you can keep liquor." —Melissa

    Price: $81.99

    20. A chic table lamp to brighten your space while infusing it with modern flair. The C-shaped lamp features a sturdy base and glass cylinder shade that won't block any of those coveted rays.

    Desk lamp in a black finish with an Edison bulb and glass lamp shade
    Wayfair reviewer/ Wayfair

    Promising review: "I used a regular lightbulb for this lamp and I love it. I want to get a second one for my other bedside table. Great buy!" –Stephanie

    Price: $81.99 (available in four finishes)

    21. A Dalmatian-print throw pillow because spots and dots are in. The brush-stroke appeal of these give it an almost artsy flair.

    The Dalmatian print pillow
    Ashley / Wayfair

    Promising review: "So cute! It's very firm. You can tell it's not cheap pillow filling." –Julie

    Price: $21.99 (originally $25.99; available in two colors)

    22. A bathroom organizer to expertly organize all your favorite makeup and skincare while still keeping it in plain view. The ladies of the Home Edit would be proud!

    A bathroom counter with a clear acrylic container

    Promising review: “Absolutely perfect! I plan on buying another. There’s plenty of room for me to organize my different kinds of makeup. The drawers are deep enough to easily put a bottle of foundation or boxes of false lashes in. Although the top is not connected to the bottom drawer portion it is still very stable.” –Dessa

    Price: $34.99

    23. A double-knit throw blanket that will give your home a cozy, hygge vibe. Part of the Kelly Clarkson home line, this throw measures 50" by 60" and is so soft and cuddly you may very well want to spend the entire day beneath it.

    The white throw blanket

    Promising review: "Crazy about this throw! I was skeptical about ordering thinking maybe it was itchy, quite the opposite! Super soft!" –Debra

    Price: $92.99 (available in four colors)

    24. A two-piece comforter set to make your bed look like a royal escape. The ruffled comforter comes with shams, so just add sheets and your bed will look totally made over.

    The bedding with ruffled shams

    Promising review: "I am in love with this comforter set. It is super soft and light. The pictures do not do this bedding justice as it looks much better in person." –Angel

    Price: $94.53 (originally $300; available in eight colors)

    25. A chic circle mirror that will look stylish and make your space appear larger than it is. Such is the beauty of reflection!

    The gold-rimmed mirror
    Nicole / Wayfair

    Promising review: "Beautiful mirror! This was the finishing touch on all of the gold accents for the guest bath remodel that we'll start after the first of the year. Very well packaged and secured for shipping. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the finish of this metal on the rim of the mirror. Can't wait to get it installed!" –Heather

    Price: $82.99 (originally $91.99; available in size sizes and two finishes)

    26. A cubbie shoe storage bench so you have a place to store you shoes, meaning they won't litter your floor anymore. Plus, it features a cushioned bench top, which means you'll have a cozy place to put on your shoes, too. No more hobbling around trying to do it while standing.

    The shoe storage bench

    Promising review: "This works great for all my shoes! I currently live on the second floor and have it on the landing when I come in my house. Looks nice, doesn't get in the way, and feels pretty sturdy. Was very easy to assemble. Everything was labeled well. Also, almost every single piece is rotationally symmetrical, so you can't mess up by putting something in backward!" –Daniel

    Price: $87.99

    27. A fun word search designed specifically for bathrooms. The framed puzzle measures 15 inches by 10 inches and will undoubtedly come up in conversation by guests who visit your house.


    Promising review: "I never take my phone in the bathroom so this is a really cute idea. Guests love it!" –Lisa

    Price: $13.50 (originally $29.99; available in three colors)

    28. A rotating globe so you (and your guests) can dream of faraway places from the comfort of your own home. It stands 16 inches tall and will undoubtedly teach you about geography and the world at large.

    The baby blue globe

    Promising review: "I have gained a love of exploring the world from home. The perfect gift from me to me." –Patrisia

    Price: $67.99

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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