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    If You Want To Reinvent Your Space A Bit, Check Out These 37 Things

    Because you've realized you hate all the stuff in your home.

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

    1. A new welcome mat to kickstart your new vibe at the door. There's no better way to do that than with this colorful handwoven mat. They'll be beaming upon entry.

    doormat with blue waves
    Ritzy Blitz Doormats / Etsy

    Ritzy Blitz Doormats is an online shop based in Ohio that creates fun and trendy handwoven doormats to bring a little happiness to each person that steps in and out of your home.

    Promising review: "Gorgeous and unusual. I love this doormat. It's perfect for my coastal home." —Susan McGrath-Smith

    Get it from Ritzy Blitz Doormats on Etsy for $55.

    2. A porch swing you can chill on while you await this week's Amazon packages. Don't be surprised if you catch the neighborhood cat stretching out in between uses.

    a reviewer photo of their porch swing in white hanging on their front patio with decorative pillows on it

    You can also choose not to hang it and turn the swing into a porch bench.

    Promising review: "I have only had this swing for a week, but I love it! The quality of this product is amazing! It is super comfortable and looks beautiful on my front porch! It will definitely last a lifetime!" —Susan

    Get it from Wayfair for $379 (originally $540, available in seven colors).

    3. And a few outdoor pillows with fun pillow covers to pull together the color scheme and decor of the rest of the house.

    a reviewer photo of their porch swing and the decorative pillows on the swing the pillows are blue and one reads home sweet home and the other is patterned

    Promising review for the inserts: "Per the product size chart, I purchased the 20-inch square pillow inserts to use in my 18-inch square holiday pillow covers. They fit perfectly and they're hypoallergenic (bonus)! The inserts are very soft so that you sink against the pillows. I highly recommend these pillow inserts." —Shawna Who

    Promising review for the pillow covers: "They seem durable and they’re very bright and cheery it really in my opinion give a little extra cheer to the front porch chairs." —Diann Whitman

    Get them from Amazon: four pillows for $25.99+ (available in four sizes) and four pillow covers for $14.99+ (available in five sizes and 16 colors).

    4. A hanging basket that'll brighten up the shady spot of your porch or corner by displaying a beautiful bunch of flowers or trailing plant.

    clay colored round hanging pot with plant inside

    Bloomscape wants you to be comfortable about buying and caring for plants. Hailing from five generations of greenhouse growers, the founders behind this company aim to make plant life better by making it easy for you to find the plant that works best for you, and teach you how to care for it. No more dead plants — hopefully.

    Get it from Bloomscape for $60 (available in three colors).

    5. An entry way organizer to clear up the "throw pile" where all your day-to-day belongings live and give you an extra place to add some new decor.

    a reviewer photo of their entry way organizer with shoes on the bottom a couple of purses hanging from the hooks at the top and a plant and decorative letter M sitting on the shelf

    Promising review: "Love this thing! It fit perfectly with my decor. I always get compliments from people. So convenient for keys and jackets and purses and shoes. Just a nice entrance thing. Right now it's filled with BS but it's nicer when it's organized LOL." —Kasandra R.

    Get it from Amazon for $70.99+ (available in four colors).

    6. A simple runner because sometimes you don't know exactly what to do in a hallway. This runner will take away that negative space and the modern pattern will make everyone think you really thought about your interior decor. It'll be our little secret.

    a reviewer photo of the carpet runner in a hallway in a neutral beige with a dark colored pattern

    Promising review: "Absolutely lovvvvvve this rug! It fits in with my farmhouse decor perfect! I just replaced my flooring and my dogs were sliding all over this place. This rug doesn’t move an inch when they are running laps over it. I will be buying the area rug once my puppy is trained." —Kenneth Z.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in six sizes).

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

    the bold area rug with colors that include blue green yellow black and pink in an abstract design

    Promising review: "When I saw this rug, I knew I had to have it! It The online images I've seen on Amazon and a couple of other sites appeared to show a beautifully colorful rug. But, would the real thing be as nice as what I see the pictures? The answer is a resounding YES! This rug is absolutely fantastic. The colors are incredibly vivid. The pile is nice and thick. I was not sure if this rug would be as good as my Well Woven rugs from the Ruby collection. But this Safavieh is very comparable to those high-quality rugs. The rug is made in Turkey, which has established itself as a manufacturing center of high-quality home furnishings (like the Well Woven). So, if you like vivid geometric designs, and want that in an area rug, this one is THE one to get! You won't regret it!" —Jeffrey Ornstein

    Get it from Amazon for $41.85+ (available in 13 sizes).

    8. A minimal wall planter for a unique way to display your new plant baby.

    small terracotta wall planter with rainbow design on a wall
    Holistic Habitat

    Holistic Habitat is a woman-owned business that specializes in home decor that's ethical, while donating a portion of proceeds to help children in Guatemala attend private education.

    Get it from Holistic Habitat for $24.

    9. A set of velvet curtains that'll not only add instant fancy to your room, but will help to regulate temperatures too thanks to their thermal insulation. Quick tip: hanging them high and wide make your windows look larger.

    the velvet curtains hanging in a room in blue

    Promising review: "I am beyond thrilled with these curtains. They are very soft and solid material (think heavyweight upholstery). LOVE THEM!!! They do keep the light out and help keep the room noticeably cooler. The windows get full sun all day; this room gets hot in summer and the curtains make it so much nicer. I'd give these curtains a 10 if I could." —Angelia Olson

    Get them from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in four lengths and nine colors).

    10. Or, a pair of curtain tiebacks to add a newness to the curtains you already have.

    DecoAzul / Etsy

    Deco Azul is a Texas-based business that makes custom wood bead garlands, curtain tiebacks, and more.

    Promising review: "Absolutely beautiful tiebacks! The size and color of the beads are exactly as shown in the photos. The quality of both the leather tie and hooks are great. The hooks are gold, which adds such a nice touch. They're a really good weight and look beautiful with my doubled curtains. If you're debating if you should get these or not, definitely get them!" —Christina Foster

    Get it from DecoAzul on Etsy for $25.20+ (available in four colors).

    11. A set of peel-and-stick tiles for a super easy DIY that'll give your kitchen a remixed backsplash in a matter of minutes.

    You'll get (10) 12" x 12" self-adhesive sheets.

    Promising review: "This product is amazing! I would have spent $700 for this product and professional help! Home Depot sells this for about $17 per sheet — and it was so easy to install! It really transformed my kitchen!" —Gwen

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $29.99 (originally $45.99).

    12. A set of under cabinet lights to accentuate your newly added backsplash or bring new light to your original backsplash. You can also use them under wall shelves to illuminate your books, plants, and other treasures.


    These under the cabinet lights are battery powered and come with a remote that will allow you to power them on and off, change their intensity, and set them to be motion activated.

    Promising review: "I just remodeled my kitchen and wanted lights under my cabinets to give it a cozy feel. I wanted something easy to install but effective. These lights are great! You can adjust the brightness and can even put them on a timer so they turn off on their own after 15, 30, or 60 minutes. They come with a sticky tape to attach to cabinets but I also added sticky back Velcro and they have stayed on perfectly. The company sent me an email offering any assistance if I should need it. I absolutely LOVE them and would recommend." —Lisa Corey

    Get six from Amazon for $34.98.

    13. Or, a pack of smart light bulbs that can give the illusion of natural light for homes with dark interiors and can be controlled with your smart hub.

    the light bulbs in the color spectrum option that allows you to adjust the dim of the light and also change the color to green red or any other color you choose

    Promising review: "Screw in the bulb, download the app, and you're all set! It's that easy!!! And so fun to play with!!! Turning it on and off with voice command and dimming the light up and down as well. Love it!!!" —Gretchen

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98+ (originally $24.99, available in three options).

    14. A pack of furniture pens so your furniture looks good as new for as long as possible. These repair pens clean up minor scratches and scrapes like nothing ever happened.

    A reviewer photo on the left is the before with chipped wood showing discoloration on the furniture and on the right the after which shows no discoloration and the furniture looks like nothing every happened to it at all

    Promising review: "After moving our furniture, I noticed a few scratches on the TV stand. I looked everywhere here in Hawaii for something moderately priced to match the stand to no avail. I found this product on Amazon and it exceeded my expectations! Not only was it a great price, but there were 12 different options to choose from so I was able to find something that matched the TV stand perfectly! This kit includes six wax crayon-looking sticks and six actual markers. The crayon things are for if you have a deep gash and the markers are for basic cover ups. Mine was just a cover up so I mixed two of the colors and I seriously can not tell where the scratch was now unless I get super close and feel the wood grain for the scratch mark." —nalokaloka

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    15. A pink velvet accent chair that'll pop some color back into the room.

    the chair

    Promising review: "I love this chair. It's nice and firm, but I'm sure I'll get it broken in. The color is so beautiful and vibrant, and the velvet fabric is lovely. It's the perfect size for me to curl up in and read a book." —Rebecca

    Get it from Amazon for $219.99+ (available in two colors and two sizes).

    16. A set of abstract wall art to place throughout your home to keep your ambience flowing from room to room.


    Frames not included.

    Promising review: "Love these! I have three in my office and I put the other three in one of the bathrooms. Very aesthetically pleasing." —Rosse

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $14.71 (originally $16.94)

    17. A wood polish that'll breathe new life into your old furniture and restore it to its original shine. Now, when people ask if you got new furniture, you can respond with, "You mean this old thing?" And, actually mean it!

    a reviewer photo of a table with the before on the right side of the photo and the after on the left showing a significant difference in the shade and shine of the wood

    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING! My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all. But, then we came across this product. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. We have two dogs that jumped up and scratched places. We also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were, and several other areas that were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a magic eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemish. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let is sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand new. I'm buying a couple more so we can finish our cabinets and wood paneling. We're so glad we found this product." —Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98 (originally $14.98).

    18. A pastel plate set if you wanna add personality to your dinnerware, even though most of the time you're eating your Totino's Pizza Rolls right off the pan.

    The plates in pink, light blue, light green, and tan

    Promising review: "This is my second purchase of this material, wheat based. I bought the bowl set two months ago because at the time our Ikea purchased bowls would give a first degree burn when microwaved. Both these bowls and these plates have been fantastic. Unbreakable. These are awesome for use in the microwave and remain cool to the touch with hot food in them or on them. Being a wheat farmer it makes me extra proud that science has lead to another new use for wheat. Really makes me proud, I highly recommend just purchasing the entire set from plates to bowls as you will not regret it." —Robert

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in three sizes).

    19. A cable management box for hiding your cords that rids your space of the chaos of chords and prevents your pets and little ones from potential danger.

    before and after photos of loose cords and then a cable management box

    Promising review: "This product really streamlined and cleaned up the full size power strip and six chargers required for our AV set up. The cut outs accommodated all the power, coax and network cables. This will also make dusting a single smooth surface, easier to keep clean." —Amy S Douglass

    Get it from Amazon for $16.49+ (originally $19.99, available in two colors and sizes)

    20. A sophisticated slipcover to remix your old and dated furniture into a new modern piece. And, because it's a cover, you can remix it as many times as you want!

    Promising review: "Our ugly sofa and loveseat were one step away from the landfill UNTIL a sleepless night surfing on Amazon changed their fate! Truly, these are amazing in every way and changed the look of our entire room. They are not too thin or too thick — they seem durable and are very welcoming. They were well worth it!" —Faithful Prime Member

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in eight colors).

    21. A toothpaste dispenser because you've been patiently waiting for technology to take over the world so in the meantime you'll let it slowly take over your bathroom. It's a great solution for bathrooms with little counter space, too.,

    Promising review: "I cannot express how much I love this product. I got 2 of these and I wanted them for easy and convenience for my kids. Very easy no more toothpaste all over the bathroom sink. But I also like it because it's just a tad bit faster in my life as well to brush my teeth so I can head out the door faster. No more fighting with the kids of not being able to get the toothpaste on the tooth brush. Also it's a measured amount every time. So then no toothpaste is being wasted." —Kiauna M.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in three colors).

    22. A retro wall plate just begging to add some much needed vintage decor to your light switches and wall outlets.

    AtomicSurplusLLC / Etsy

    Atomic Surplus is an online shop based in Idaho that handmade atomic age accessories.

    Promising review: "These plates are fantastic and Sam is great to work with. I placed a large order and changed out every plate in the house. They look fantastic and I'm so happy I stumbled on Atomic Surplus. What a terrific find." —Meg Morton

    Get it from AtomicSurplusLLC on Etsy for $30+ (available in 16 styles and 10 colors).

    23. A Vizio sound bar to improve the sound of your movie nights. How can you rewatch The Greatest Showman for the 13th time without concert quality sound for your living room performance?

    black vizio sound bar mounted underneath a TV

    Promising review: "Great sound, especially for apartment living. Hooked this up using the optical cable and no issues. Sound is quite good for the price. Great bass, treble and even an option for night time listening and four equalizer presets including one for clearer dialogue. Easily recommended." —Jay

    Get it from Amazon for $148.

    24. Scented drawer liners with adorable floral designs that reviewers say smells amazing.

    a reviewer photo of their dresser with the drawer open to show the scented drawer liner inside

    Promising review: "I really wanted my new house to feel more 'adulty' and what is more 'adulty' than lining cabinets with scented paper? It was my first time using anything like this, and I am very happy with this product. It looks and smells great." —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in two patterns).

    25. A desk and laptop pad that'll cover up the scratches on your WFH desk you can't get rid of. Out of sight, out of mind! The waterproof pad will also prevent new scratches.

    the laptop and desktop pad under the laptop

    Promising review: "This desk protector is perfect! It's large size is perfect for my 15" laptop to sit in the middle, use my wireless mouse on one side and a notepad and pen on the other. It's not too thick or cushy so writing on a single sheet of paper on it is comfortable and won't feel like your pen will rip through the paper. The blush pink color is subtle and blends perfectly with the marble contact paper I used to cover my desktop. I highly recommend!" —Felisha M.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.79+ (originally $8.99, available in three sizes and in eight colors).

    26. A nifty outlet shelf that'll allow you to have your smart hub, bluetooth speaker, or phone plugged in without taking up additional counter space. It also just looks really cool, too.

    a reviewer photo of the alexa dot on top of the outlet shelf

    Promising review: "Such an awesome product. I am a big Sonos user and while the speakers are attractive, they need to be located near an outlet. And there isn't always a good solution to have them sit on something. This is the perfect solution for me. It easily holds a Sonos Play 1 and looks awesome! I've also got one that I use for my Google Wi-Fi spots. Once you find the ideal place for each spot, hook this to the outlet and you now have your hotspot out of the way and in the perfect location. Definitely will be picking up more of these!" —thais0n

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (originally $16.99, also available in a two-pack.

    27. A velvet headboard so you can feel as luxurious as Blanche Devereaux when she arrives home after a lovely evening with one of her special friends.

    a reviewer photo of their velvet headboard in a deep green that has text written over it that reads mildly obsessed with this new headboard

    Promising review: "You know how you hate buying something on line because you're not sure if it's going to be crap. Well let me tell you, this is one of the best purchases I've made. It's excellent quality. The foam is nice and plush and you can't feel the board. If you ever need to move, the whole thing folds in half and the legs and all the part fit in a zipper compartment in the back for easy transport. Would be perfect for some one who stages homes because of how portable it is but the quality is A+" —T. Sayer

    Get it from Amazon for $267.45 (available also as a bench).

    28. An over-the-toilet organizer that'll hold all of your bathroom essentials and leave room for candles, plants, and extra rolls of toilet paper.

    reviewer before and after photo of the over the brown toilet organizer

    Promising review: "I LOVE this piece of furniture. My bathroom is ridiculously small so I have always felt like I couldn’t decorate in there but this shelf is a game changer. I absolutely adore my bathroom now!! Assembly was a piece of cake, directions were super easy to follow. The shelf comes with anchors, so this thing is going nowhere, very sturdy. The bamboo itself seems to be pretty decent also, this is my first piece of bamboo furniture, I love it." —Kristen

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99 (available in three colors).

    29. Marble adhesive to elevate your WFH desk, bathroom counters, dressers, and more. The cover is removable, which makes this a renter's best friend when it comes to making your space your own even if it isn't yours.,

    Promising review: "Works great, sticks great, looks great, and feels nice and smooth. My kitchen's older and I can’t stand the almond colored countertops (renting). I’m able to wipe down with cleaner just fine. It’s easy to apply, you just need to pull the liner back correctly when applying. I used a sock to smooth it out as I pulled the paper back section by section(horizontally). All you need is a ruler/measuring tape and razor/box cutter. Won’t damage your countertops either." —Lyn

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in four sizes).

    30. An indoor garden because your new theme is ~green~ and not the color. You want to be overwhelmed by garden goodness and this indoor garden can help get you there by letting you grow herbs, veggies, and other plants indoors right from your living room. And, the display doubles as decor.

    the indoor garden
    Rise Gardens

    "I own this and I can confidently say it's one of the biggest joys I've had during my quarantine life. Not only is the garden itself a gorgeous addition to my apartment but the process is truly foolproof, with step-by-step instructions that have given me confidence with a hobby that's totally out of my comfort zone. The Rise Gardens app tells you everything you need to know about caring for your plantlings, and watching them grow so quickly is so satisfying! They have a great selection of herb and vegetable seeds to chose from — so become the apartment farmer you were always meant to be!" —Mal Mower, BuzzFeed writer

    Get it from Rise Gardens for $549.

    31. A digital picture frame that lets you upload pictures so you can display all of the latest and greatest moments with the touch of a button.

    the brown digital picture frame

    Promising review: "This is a wonderful gift for a new parent or grandparent. Pictures are easily loadable through your wireless network and smartphone app. It holds an infinite number of pictures and features like automatic turn on/off at designated times and picture duration are simple to set. I received mine as a gift and immediately bought another one for my girlfriend. We both claimed it was the best present we've ever received!" —stevem

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99 (also available in white).

    32. A four-pack of smart plugs to pair with your smart hub making it easier to control your home devices. ~Alexa, turn all the lights blue and play "Drivers License" on repeat.~

    reviewer image of a round smart plug

    Promising review: "These little mini sockets are awesome!!! I tried two other brands of smart sockets but these are by far the best I’ve tried. All I did is download the app, open it, plug the socket in, waited a few seconds for the little blue light to flash...then the app asks me to accept and then I can change the name of the socket, then click, bam, boom! Done! They can be up and running in literally seconds. They are amazing." —Harper Lee III

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $24.99.

    33. A soft, cooling mattress topper that'll turn your hard mattress into a comfy cloud. Naps will never be the same again.

    The mattress topper on a queen bed

    Promising review: "This thing saved my back! My mattress was caving in and I could feel all the springs through it. This is thick enough that I can't feel those springs anymore, and it like you're sleeping on a cloud it's so soft and fluffy. I also love that it goes on like a sheet and covers the edges of the bed so it doesn't move around like a foam topper can. The material also protects the mattress from spills, which is great because I eat in bed on occasion and I'm a messy eater and spill a lot. Overall this was a great purchase. I would highly recommend this product!" —Randy A

    Get it from Amazon for $39.90+ (available in sizes twin–California king).

    34. A faux fur throw blanket because it's like 1,000 teddy bears giving you the most lovable hug all at once. And believe it or not, this ultra plush blanket is machine washable, too.

    reviewer photo of the plush blanket thrown over a couch

    Promising review: "From the minute I took it out, I could tell that this was a great buy! Warm, comfortable, and definitely an all-season pick! It's light enough to use indoors for the summer when the AC is on, or warm enough for outdoors on a cold chilly night. HIGHLY RECOMMEND! And with the lifetime warranty, you really can't go wrong. My suggestion: get one for yourself and gift another before the holidays come! I can see these getting sold out in the colder months for sure." —A.Rose

    Get it from Amazon for $26.95 (originally $34.95, available in eight colors).

    35. Clear drop-front shoeboxes for ultimate sneaker protection, to eyeball your selection while piecing together your OOTD, or to use as a pretty rad backdrop for selfies. Organization is not just a mood, it can also be a theme in your home.

    a reviewer photo of shoes inside of the clear containers with decor items on top as if using the bins as a side table too

    Promising review: "Totally love these shoe boxes! These are the only ALL clear ones I have found. They are easy to assemble and very sturdy after you assemble them. The magnets really hold the door closed. They stack together nicely. Love that it protects my shoes from dust and marks from hitting each other. I've even found a few uses for the extra boxes too. Highly recommend these shoe boxes to protect your shoes and organize your closet!" —AF Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95+ (available in three colors).

    36. A bamboo cutting board that'll not only provide you with a place to chop those onions, it can also cover your burners thereby creating additional counter space.

    Jennifer Tonti / BuzzFeed

    "OK so I just bought this for my own tiny apartment (pictured above) and OMG you guys. Life = changed. Food = chopped. Counter space = doubled. I mean the math is all there." —Jennifer Tonti, BuzzFeed writer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.01+; available in five sizes, and one-, two, and 10-packs.

    37. A unique mirror, fashioned after balloons floating, will make everyone stop and stare as they pass by, even if they're not so much staring at the mirror but their own reflection.

    two balloon mirrors hanging on the wall

    Favor is a small business founded by Anne England and her husband Jordan that offers consumers a way to shop small by curating designs by artisans to bring unique pieces to your home.

    Get it from Favor for $75+ (available in two sizes).

    When you wake up from a nap and don't recognize your home anymore:


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