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    28 Things From Wayfair That’ll Help You Easily Update Your Space On A Budget

    You don't have to spend oodles of money to make your house or apartment look like the "after" on an HGTV show.

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    1. A metal platform bed that'll look good in literally every bedroom ever. It comes in five colors, but I think the gold one is the most luxurious option.

    gold bed frame in a room with lights all around it
    Amanda / Wayfair

    Promising review: "I looked around a lot for a metal bed for my master bedroom remodel this one is perfect! Very beautiful at a fantastic price!! Very sturdy too and the rustic look goes very well with my overall design. Easy assembly!" –Carrie

    Price: $174.93+ (originally $271.67+; available in three sizes and five colors)

    2. A corner bookcase if you want to spice up that undecorated corner of your living room but have no idea how to actually spice it up.

    black corner bookcase with books and decorative items on it
    Justine / Wayfair

    Promising review: "These wooden descending shelves are beautiful and easy to put together. They're heavy, sturdy, great quality and look great in the corner of any business or home. The shelves can hold heavy items, so I was able to place anything I wanted in any area and on any one of the shelves. I would recommend this product." –Natalie

    Price: $117.99+ (available in six colors)

    3. A set of two framed Van Gogh prints that look good in basically any room of your house. Bonus: you won't have to worry about finding and buying the right-sized frame!

    two framed leaf prints hanging over a white couch
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Love these Van Gogh prints. I like the contrast of the maple frame and black and white print. I bought these to go into my daughter's room now that she has gone off to college. They are grown up but still funky and cool!" –Jessica

    Price: $72.99+ for a set of two (originally $300+; available in 10 frame colors and two sizes)

    4. Or this set of framed flower prints that you can place on a blank wall that's currently begging for decoration. The bouquets of wildflowers will brighten your day every time you see them.

    two floral prints in black frames that are hanging on a blue wall
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "I love these prints. They look high-end but are super lightweight and were easy to hang." –Annette

    Price: $55.99 (originally $99; available in two frame colors)

    5. An end table compact enough to fit in even the smallest of living rooms. Thanks to the affordable price, you can even get two, one for each end of the sofa.

    the small end table which has a black sling shelf for books and magazines
    Wayfair Reviewer / Wayfair

    Promising review: "Perfect slim profile is exactly what I needed to go between oversized chair and the wall. Love it!" –Michele

    Price: $45.99 (originally $78.02)

    6. A patterned rug to add a splash of color to any room. If you're looking at your living room right now and thinking "this room is missing something," it's probably this rug!

    yellow geometric rug in a living room
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Love this rug! It works beautifully in my dining room! And it’s nice and soft so I don’t have to worry about it being too rough on my kids' skin when they’re crawling around on it." –Cheyenne

    Price: $24.99+ (originally $118+; available in 28 sizes and 11 colors)

    7. An accent chair that lots of reviewers actually use as a desk chair. We think putting four of these velvet chairs around a dining room table would create a seriously glamorous vibe.

    blue accent chair with gold legs and a tufted back
    Kayleen / Wayfair

    Promising review: "Such a cute chair for my daughter's desk. Soft velvet fabric feels so luxurious and love the gold legs. So easy to put together and it is on the small side so perfect for a small vanity or desk." –Yolee

    Price: $98.99 (originally $135; available in eight colors)

    8. A set of four drinking glasses for a budget-friendly way to replace all of your currently cracked cups. Buy a few of these sets to fill your kitchen cabinets with high-quality drinkware if you're moving into your first apartment.

    white glass drinking glasses
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these adorable and durable cups! The glass feels thick and high quality. I actually enjoy drinking out of these cups." –Amber

    Price: $16.99 for four (available in four colors)

    9. A farmhouse-style television stand with two sliding doors that conceal six adjustable secret storage shelves. A TV stand and extra storage – we love a multifunctional piece of furniture!

    brown wooden tv stand with sliding barn doors
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "I would definitely recommend this TV stand. I love the style and how durable it is. I’ve had it for a few years and it has held up well." –Stephanie

    Price: $177.99 (originally $289.99; available in five colors)

    10. A chevron duvet cover for a subtle but stylish bedding option that complements practically any decor style you currently have in your bedroom.

    gray and white duvet cover with a blanket and pillows on it
    Jasmine / Wayfair

    Promising review: "Love love loveeeee. It’s even prettier and softer than I hoped. Feels like sleeping with a cloud. Easy to wash, no wrinkles!" –Sabrina

    Price: $34.99+ (originally $89.99+; available in three sizes)

    11. A faux marble coffee table with a handy rack on the side so you can keep your favorite books or magazines within easy reach.

    coffee table with faux white marble top and gold base
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "The coffee table is simple, contemporary, and the marble top is fabulous. We love the magazine rack!" –Jane

    Price: $124.99 (originally $229, available in two colors)

    12. A shaggy faux fur throw blanket that is an absolute necessity as winter continues to rage. Just wrap this cozy layer around you and you won't have to spend extra money cranking the radiator up.

    white fluffy blanket draped over a chair
    Carmen / Wayfair

    Promising review: "I keep this on my bed as a throw if I need extra warmth, plus it’s so cozy and chic looking. It’s a large throw and has held up to washing on delicate cycle and low heat. I’m thinking about purchasing a second one for my living room." –Rachel

    Price: $35.25+ (available in 21 colors and five colors)

    13. A nonstick cast-iron frying pan that's so versatile, it'll reign superior over all your other pans. Don't worry about buying any other pans – you'll end up using this one every day.

    cast iron pan with food in it
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Awesome pan. I like that it comes pre-seasoned. Easy to clean." –Penny

    Price: $16.70 (originally $25.99)

    14. A pack of LED battery-operated puck lights you can place underneath your kitchen cabinets or in your closet to provide some much-needed light to dark corners of your home without having to hire a pricey electrician.

    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Just what I needed! Rather than spending so much on fluorescent lamps and add on to electricity bills, I can just stick this anywhere I want and it's battery operated. It comes with 3M stickers and screws." –Dannah

    Price: $34.99 for a set of six (originally $49.99)

    15. A set of quick-drying cotton towels that are a great starting set if you're moving into your first apartment or you just want an extra set on hand for guests.

    gray cotton towels folded up on a counter
    Wayfair

    The set includes two bath towels, two hand towels, and two washcloths.

    Promising review: "If you like towels on the thinner side — these are for you! They’re very absorbent, soft, and a great size! It’s actually hard to find thinner towels — I’m so happy I found these, great buy for the price." –a

    Price: $21.99 (available in 10 colors)

    16. A four-piece kitchen canister set to declutter your pantry and make it easy to find your most-used ingredients.

    four clear kitchen canisters with ingredients inside of it
    Yeliz / Wayfair

    Promising review: "I am very happy with my purchase. Canisters are a perfect size for my kitchen. They don’t take up a lot of room and I am able to store the things I need in them. Lid is easy to open and close." –Evelyn

    Price: $26.99 for four

    17. An L-shaped desk if you're looking to improve your WFH situation and need much more workspace. You're about to be so much more productive once you set this up!

    l-shaped desk in the corner of a room
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "I love this desk, it fits my lifestyle having two jobs with multiple computers and room for other items as well. The desk was easy to put together also." –Caprice Marie

    Price: $111.99 (originally $134.99; available in three colors)

    18. A wall clock because it's about ~time~ you decorated your empty walls with some sophisticated accents.

    black clock on a wall above decorations
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Perfect! Sweet-looking and a great price, and perfect smaller size for the space I needed." –Wendy

    Price: $9.60 (originally $29.99)

    19. A string light curtain to create a warm and inviting ambience in your bedroom. Plug these in, grab a book and a blanket, and get ready to feel as cozy as humanly possible.

    white string light curtain in a bedroom
    Doug / Wayfair

    Promising review: "Very cute lights. I was very happy with them and would recommend these if you are looking for something cute to decorate a room with. These are a great option for people who like to do fun photographs or parties." –Erin

    Price: $33.99 (originally $44.99; available in two colors)

    20. An almighty air fryer poised to become your favorite kitchen gadget because it can cook practically any food to crispy perfection with very little oil. This one's compact, so it won't take up too much space on your countertop.

    mint dash air fryer with the basket pulled slightly opened
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "I love it! It’s the perfect size for a single person. I can fit a chicken breast or a salmon filet in it perfectly. I hesitated to buy it because I was concerned it would take up too much counter space, but it really is compact!" –Tiziana

    Price: $49.99 (originally $69.99; available in five colors)

    21. A ceramic pot planter that sits on the ground and is big enough to hold one of those snake plants you've been seeing all over the interior design Instagram accounts you follow.

    snake plant in a white planter
    Genevieve / Wayfair

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this beautiful planter!! Looks expensive and adds a nice touch in our great room!!" –Kisha

    Price: $39.49+ (originally $66+; available in two sizes and two colors)

    22. Or this smaller planter with a fake plant if you don't have that green thumb but still want a pop of color on your shelves.

    white and gold planter with a fake eucalyptus plant in it
    Tracy / Wayfair

    Promising review: "Love this!! Just the right amount of style I was looking for. The stand, plant, white stones are all attached so they look great and shipped without getting broken. This would be great in any room of home or maybe a dorm, office, or a spa. I’m very happy with my purchase." –Teresa

    Price: $26.99 (originally $34.99; available in two pot colors)

    23. A bar cart small enough to fit into a tight corner, but large enough to hold all of your glasses and liquor bottles with room to spare to place some decorative items. Happy hour just got so much better.

    gold bar cart with wheels on the bottom
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "This is perfect for our family room. We have placed on it plants, books and a lovely port wine and glasses setting. Very easy to put together and lightweight, so we can move it around easily if needed. Would recommend to any small apartment or if you need a bat cart for a small nook in your house." –Emily

    Price: $66.99 (originally $99.99)

    24. A garment rack that's a useful and gorgeous way to show off your favorite clothes. It's also a great solution if you happen to live in an apartment with practically no closet space.

    black steel garment rack with clothes hanging up and shoes on the bottom rack
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "This was perfect and assembled in less than 10 minutes. It’s sturdy for what I need it for (makeshift closet) and looks great in my room. Ideal for small spaces" –Kristin

    Price: $29.99

    25. A set of two sheer curtain panels to provide you with privacy but also let light in so your space can still have that natural glow to it.

    panel of sheer curtains letting light into the room
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Put this in my room along with a darkening curtain. Definitely gives the room a different feel! I like how it softens the light and also gives a lightening feel to the space!" –Mary

    Price: $6.30+ for two panels (originally $10.13+; available in three sizes and nine colors)

    26. A set of two wicker baskets you can use to organize practically anything in your house from linens to shoes to toys.

    wicker baskets on a shelf with a vine hanging down
    Christina / Wayfair

    Promising review: "I bought these as a final touch to the built-in shelves surrounding my fireplace and boy do they fit the bill perfectly. They are great to look at but also add more storage to the space. So happy with them!" –Yvette

    Price: $24.99 for two (originally $29.99)

    27. A throw pillow with a fun tassel fringe border perfect for pulling together a boho design aesthetic in your home.

    green throw pillow with a thick tassel border
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "So happy with this pillow! It’s not incredibly thick, but combined with other pillows, it provides plenty of cushion, and it looks nice!" –Leslie

    Price: $27.99+ (originally $56.99; available in seven colors)

    28. An accent mirror that will add a burst of sunshine to your entryway. Even though it's small, it really stands out, making it a cheery and welcoming sight for anyone coming into your house.

    gold accent sunburst mirror on a blue wall
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Loved it! It really pops on my wall and everyone always compliments me on my sunburst mirror. Got a great price on it too." –Nhia

    Price: $64.99

    You when you've redecorated your entire space with these budget-friendly picks and still have extra money in your bank account:

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