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    25 Home Decor Pieces That'll Switch Up The Vibe With Minimal Effort Required

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    1. A set of pillow covers to pull together a new color scheme without having to redecorate the whole house. Reviewers say these pillow covers are particularly soft, too.

    a reviewer photo of the cushions on a couch
    a set of four pillows in an alternate color scheme

    Promising review: "Love, love, love these soft velvet pillows! The velvet is very smooth and even, and the velvet doesn’t look sparse or cheap at all. They feel expensive and look like high-quality pillows. I also love the soft colors with contrasting trim — it’s very whimsical and cute. And the cats’ hair doesn’t cling to the pillows, so that’s an added bonus. Overall very happy with my purchase!" —NG2

    Get a set of four pillow covers for $32.50+ (available in three sizes and six color combos).

    Get pillows to put in the covers from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in five sizes).

    2. Or, a velvet shell pillow that gives major ~I paid a lot for this~ vibes for a fraction of the cost. Plus, it's just so darn cute.

    a variety of shell pillows in different colors such as blue yellow pink and white
    a reviewer's bed with two pink shell pillows
    a reviewer's pink shell pillow on a couch

    Promising review: "This is such a cool pillow for the price. The color is very true to the listing, very vibrant and retro vibes galore." —Woody

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in two sizes and 15 colors).

    3. A plush, double-sided shaggy faux-fur duvet set because after a long day, you deserve to sink into your own personal cloud. With faux fur on one side and velvet on the other, you'll be able to flip back and forth between two dreamy comfort options. 

    the off white faux fur duvet set on a bed
    Amazon

    Promising review: "If my house caught on fire, this is the first thing I’d grab. But seriously, this is one of my favorite things in my whole house. I feel like it tied my entire room together. I get so many compliments on it and it seriously so cozy and well made. My only complaint would be how hard thing thing makes it to get out of bed in the mornings. It’s incredibly soft and isn’t the type of 'fur' that will mat and get gross-looking over time. I rely heavily on reviews when I buy things so I’m here to tell you — if you’re on the fence about buying this ... do it!! Also, the pillowcases are amazing also. Super soft and the pompom fringe is adorable." —Sk

    Get it from Amazon for $51.99+ (available in sizes twin–king and 29 colors).

    4. A disco ball — adding a metallic element to your home can really elevate a room with a lot of muted tones.

    reviewer's bedroom with the disco ball hanging from a plant. the light is bouncing around the room.
    the same reviewer with the ball in their living room

    Promising review: "My apartment gets very little sunlight, but every single night I look forward to when the sun sets so I can watch the light dance around the room. This simple little mirrored ball has brought me so much joy. Definitely recommend! Yes, there are areas where the mirror pieces are applied a little haphazardly but it’s mostly at the bottom and quite frankly I don’t care considering how affordable this thing is." —Holly

    Get it from Amazon for $11.89+ (available in three colors).

    5. A fluffy area rug to tie everything together in one ultra comfy bow. Stepping out on this soft rug in the morning might make getting out of bed a little bit easier. 

    White area rug next to a bed
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Best rug EVER!! No seriously ... it is so soft! Bought this one for our living room. We have a similar rug we purchased at Lowes for three times the price for our bedroom and my husband and I decided that we would buy this one again instead. We are actually ordering two more for the baby's room and our middle daughter's room. So many people have complimented this rug and asked us to send them the link!" —Ashley Bryan

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in 14 colors).

    6. Or, a bold area rug that'll make the entire room feel new. Ideal for renters who can't choose the floor of the space they move into, at least this rug will take up a good amount of floor space. 

    a reviewer photo of the bold rung in their living area
    Eva / Wayfair

    Promising reviews: "I LOVEEEEEEEEEEEE THIS CARPET!!!! the material, the colors just wow. Sooooooo worth it. I got the 7’ 10” and it fits perfectly in my living room. The pictures do it no justice." —Laurynn

    "LOVE this rug! It’s so perfect, colors are well represented in the picture. It’s super soft and I have gotten a lot of compliments. If you’re on the fence, buy it! You will not regret it." —Andrea

    Get it from Wayfair for $155.99+ (available in three sizes and five colors). 

    7. A set of framed abstract colored prints that can uplift the mood in any room where you wish you could afford to add new furniture.

    Promising review: "I fell in love with them as soon as I opened the box. I like that they were wrapped in plastic to avoid damage. I immediately put the hooks on the back to hang them and it was very easy. The only downside was that the frames kept falling off the wall when I used the flat white wall mount that came with the frames. I switched them out for wall nails instead and that worked out just fine. I like how they look on my wall, the colors are bright just as they look in the picture and I'm very impressed." —Beatrice O.

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99+ (available in two sizes and 44 styles). 

    8. A Dalí clock for a surrealist piece of decor reminiscent of Dalí's famous painting that creates the illusion of ~melting time~. Congrats, you've just landed yourself a conversation piece.

    Promising review: "This is an awesome clock for anyone who loves Dalí and surrealist art. It is a great value for the money considering it is super cool and seems to be good quality. The whole clock is encased in a distorted plastic bubble, which is very cool. The metallic part is also plastic, which is fine. It ticks a bit loudly, but I personally like that. I'm just glad such a cool clock is also fully functional." —Zach

    Get it from Amazon for $13.45.

    9. A trendy and color-changing iridescent and wavy mirror that'll add some cheer to your home with its rainbow hues.

    A person holds the mirror outside to show off its array of colors
    a product shot of the mirror hanging on a wall
    Galisfly / Etsy

    Galisfly is a woman-owned small business based in Tel Aviv, Israel, making handmade iridescent mirrors and jewelry.

    Promising review: "I ordered the wiggly reflector for my daughters’ new room and it is absolutely stunning! The picture does no justice. I cannot wait to hang it up on their wall and was happy and pleasantly surprised that it came with the hardware to do so. Would definitely buy again!" —matamonalisa559

    Get it from Galisfly on Etsy for $79+ (available in three sizes).

    10. A modern acrylic vase in case you're looking for a simple yet exquisite design to display your flower arrangements, or even a single flower.

    a product shot with a single flower in the vase
    a reviewer photo of flowers in the vase

    Promising review: "Really unique and funky vase! I wanted something different from the same old clear glass vases I already have, and this definitely checks that box. I was a little surprised that it was a plastic-like material and it’s on the smaller size, but it still looks fancier than it is! Great color!" —Ben Berey

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    11. A shag rug ideal for adding texture and personality to a room. This '70s decor staple has made a solid comeback. It's super soft to the touch, which makes it perfect to rub your toes in.

    Promising review: "These rugs are so cute and so soft! The color is as it shows online. The grippers really do keep them from sliding around. They are excellent quality, and they look beautiful in my bedroom." —Steph Moore

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in 13 sizes and 20 colors).

    12. A bed canopy to add an elegant draping to your bed, making it even more of a sanctuary.

    Reviewer photo with a white canopy above their gray bed
    a reviewer photo of the white canopy over a bed

    Promising review: "I LOVE this canopy! It's great for the price. It takes a minute to figure out which way it goes on the bed but don’t get discouraged, you’ll figure it out. This is meant to hang from the ceiling but you can make it work on posts. I tied the hook strings around the bedpost and it holds great. It’s a great canopy." —Shonteka

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in three colors).

    13. Some Dalmatian-dot removable wallpaper ideal for renters looking to spice up an otherwise drab studio apartment and still walk away with their security deposit.

    a product shot of the Dalmatian wallpaper in an office
    Sweet Pea Wall Design / Etsy

    Sweet Pea Wall Design is a business based in Charlottesville, Virginia, that specializes in vivid and easy-to-apply removable wallpaper.

    Promising review: "Absolutely love the wallpaper. It adds a different dynamic to my new bedroom and it was so easy to apply!" —Anna

    Get it from Sweet Pea Wall Design on Etsy for $5+ (available in five sizes).

    14. A high-tech square mirror complete with a touch switch dimmable light and anti-fog function that you can hang vertically or horizontally.

    Promising review: “Wow has this changed the look of our bathroom. This mirror is elegant, functional, and modernizes any space.” —JLP

    Get it from Amazon for $98.99+ (available in five sizes).

    15. Or a large circle mirror you can place in your bathroom to make the space feel larger. You can also place the mirror in your living room, bedroom, or entryway to bounce light around and brighten up the vibe.

    Promising review: "I am obsessed with this mirror! I had this in my cart for so long, contemplating buying it, and I’m so glad I did. It did not disappoint!" —Macy Henning

    "Round mirrors are typically very expensive. This mirror is a great price and extremely impressive quality. I love this mirror and it is now one of my favorite things in the living room. BUY THIS. Look NO further!!" —Morgan

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99.

    16. A prismatic window film that'll bring a whimsical addition to your room while doubling as wall decor. Depending on where your windows are, adding this film will cause the sunlight to shine a rainbow-esque image on your wall. Two birds, one window.

    Gif of light shining through the film causing rainbow patterns
    A window with the film

    Check out BuzzFeed editor Bek O'Connell's full rainbow window film deep dive.

    Promising review: "We are right in front of the washer and dryers at our apartment complex and everyone always looks inside when we are trying to get some natural light. This is amazing. It was super easy to install with my husband’s help. No glue or anything. Even at night you can’t see my husband sitting in front of the window." —Mrs. Harris

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98+ (available in 10 sizes).

    17. A ceramic vase with abstract faces etched into it for an original vase that'll have everyone eyeing your interior design skills, including these faces.

    three of the black vase with abstract phases etched into them
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is my favorite vase! It's beautiful for a centerpiece on my dining table. Love the print, the quality, and the size. Very unique. Already received tons of compliments." —Laura Demetrious

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in two colors).

    18. A fall-inspired candle with a matching fall-themed design so you can fill your home with a new scent. And the design makes for an ambient look, too.

    the candle in a scent called fireside with a brown and khaki neutral color container
    Bath & Body Works

    Promising review: "Most smoky bonfire-ish scents don't smell authentic or lean too far towards one scent note. This one is authentic and smoky without choking you out, though the throw is very strong as well! You really gotta enjoy smoky scents to enjoy this one. Evokes a beautiful picture of being at a bonfire or beside a fireplace." —colten

    Get it from Bath & Body Works for $16.50 (originally $26.50). 

    19. And, a decadent candle holder in the shape of a pumpkin just begging to kickstart your fall holiday season.

    the green velvet pumpkin candle holder with a gold leaf accent
    Bath & Body Works

    Promising review: "Love this candle holder. The color and gold detail is even nicer in person!" —Tri23

    "I have purchased 3of the 4 and they a wonderful addition my sofa table." —Sassy23

    Get it from Bathy & Body Works for $39.95.

    20. An accent wall mirror with subtle curves to give what would be an otherwise ordinary piece a little charm. You can leave it vertical, turn it sideways, or even hang it diagonally.

    a reviewer taking a photo of the mirror to show the quality of the reflection
    a reviewer photo of the mirror hanging vertically above a dresser

    Promising review: "This mirror is so pretty and much less costly than a furniture store mirror! It's classy, unique, and looks great on the wall in any orientation. I used the strongest 3M Command Strips to hold it up. Just make sure the allowable weight is more than the weight of the mirror. Then you don't even need to use a level, since the mirror is asymmetrical. I love how it has no frame, but the black backing is visible from the sides and looks great. Get this mirror!" —Foomin

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99+ (available in two sizes).

    21. A handmade two-tone hourglass that'll hold the sands of time in the poshest way, helping you keep track of five-minute intervals with a mere flip. (There's a 15-minute size available, too.) This would be a great addition to your workspace.

    the hour glasses in the five and fifteen minute sizes
    ComingSoonNewYork

    The smaller size comes in five minutes and the larger 15 minutes. 

    Coming Soon is a woman-owned small business based in New York that curates, creates, and sells unique items. They'll be great artistic additions for your own home or make cool gifts for someone else.

    Get it from Coming Soon New York for $25 (available in two sizes). 

    22. A set of airy linen curtains to make your bedroom feel like a scene out of a romance novel. The sheerness allows sunlight to still peek through when closed, too, for those of us who aren't vampires and actually like the light.

    a buzzfeed editor's bedroom with the white curtains
    a reviewer photo of the curtains hanging in a bedroom
    Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed, www.amazon.com

    Promising review: "LOVE THESE. I didn't want something too sheer or lightweight, or heavy and dark; these are perfect. They have a beautiful drape, weight, and body to the fabric. There's a texture in the panels that dresses them down from a voile sheer, but they're not burlap-style rustic — they're refined and soft to the touch. They're well made; there were no flaws or weird smells in my order. I gave them a quick wash, a light dry, and they came out wrinkle-free and with no shrinkage. I ordered the taupe shade, and they're a perfect dark-beige/light-café-au-lait color. I highly recommend." —RKEldon

    Get a set from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in eight lengths and 12 colors).

    23. A standing hammock chair so you don't have to worry about hanging it from a ceiling. An ideal option for renters or people with small spaces that still want to dedicate a corner to a cozy hangout area. 

    a reviewer photo of the chair inside a room with a pillow and blanket on it
    a reviewer photo of someone sitting in the chair in their room

    Promising review: "I got (cream color) this chair for my sunroom and I love it! I ordered it July 16 and it was delivered July 22! Less than six days, including processing AND shipping. No damage, came with all the parts. Very sturdy and it took my husband about 10 minutes to put together. You can make the stand go wherever you want, I have mine to the side because it saves more space that way, but you can have the bar in the back like the display picture. The chair and stand are a dark brown, not black, and the strands in between are kind of a tan string color. I wanted black, but I got it anyway because it still looks great! It’s so comfy and roomy and it can be set in place with a tie down where it only allows you to sway, or you don’t have to use