31 Things From Target To Make Your Apartment Look Less Boring
Colorful armchairs, pretty mirrors, and cozy throw pillows that'll transform your space from dull to dazzling.
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vinyl record console with metal dividers to keep your records upright. It also has plenty of room on top to place your record player and hairpin legs that give a vintage touch to this functional piece.
circular wall mirror that delivers a modern farmhouse vibe thanks to the rustic white overlay. Add this to your entryway or a blank wall in your living room to instantly add depth to your space.
mirror with a golden floral frame that will make you feel like you're living among the Greek gods and goddesses.
Promising review: "I absolutely love this mirror. It is the perfect touch for the room it is placed in. I smile every time I look at it! The quality is so much better than I thought it would be and the installation was easy!" – phooey
woven throw pillow that'll give your space a laid-back, boho feel. You could buy a few of these for your bed or couch to create a layered, textured look.
Promising review: "One of my favorite pillows ever! Not as a pillow to lay on necessarily, but t he beauty of it as a throw pillow is lovely. I purchased the cream which is the exact color as shown in the photos." – coraebro
Price: $24.99 (available in three colors)
velvet throw pillow for a luxurious look on a budget. Both the texture and the rich color options are perfect for optimal coziness.
Promising review: "I really like this pillow. I got it for color. I needed something in the red family, but didn’t want a bright red. It’s a mix between red, burgundy, and pink, maybe. If you’re looking for a pop of color, this is it!" – Allison
Price: $20 (available in six colors)
duvet cover with pom pom details that gives a fun and playful touch to your bedroom. It's made from 100% cotton, so it's breathable and perfect for hot sleepers.
Promising review: "Absolutely LOOOOVE this duvet set! The ivory is the perfect color, not stark white but just right. It washes amazingly, and the poms don't budge even with my 4-year-old climbing all over my bed. I get so many compliments on it, I'd buy this set over and over!" – Traycleigh
black nightstand with a wicker-lined cabinet to keep all of your bedside essentials hidden. The golden accents add the perfect amount of glitz to this chic piece.
Promising review: "My husband and I were on a hunt for a sleek black nightstand to match our end-of-the-bed black cane bench! We are absolutely thrilled with this nightstand! The cane detail on the door, the subtle gold detail, the amount of storage it can hold and conceal, and the perfect size- it all works great for our space! My husband was able to assemble the nightstands fairly quickly." – LTameguia
Novogratz end table with a built-in magazine holder so you can show off all your favorite magazines or coffee table books.
Price: $69.99 (available in two colors)
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two framed photographs of a Prague streetscape to keep your wanderlust satiated during a year when we can't do much traveling.
Promising review: "I am currently furnishing my new apartment and ordered these due to them having the blush pink I'm styling around. Was a bit skeptical but when I saw them at the store when I went to pick them up I was blown away. They definitely have the quality of high end framed prints that cost way more money. I'm so happy I snagged these!!!" – JoosHoney
Price: $50 for two
string light curtain that produces a whimsical, sparkly glow to your bedroom. There are eight options to program the lights, and they come with clips to hang photos on the strings.
Promising review: "I love them and I'm glad it's more on the warmer side of string lights. Doesn't fill the room entirely but it definitely gives enough light necessary. Really easy to hang up and take off too so I would recommend. All of the lights worked so yay!" – Target Customer
Novogratz accent cabinet if you're looking to add a pop of color to your living room. You could turn it into an entertainment station and store all of your DVDs, board games, and puzzles in it.
Price: $199.99 (available in three colors)
patterned rug that is a subtle but playful addition to any bedroom or living room that needs a decor upgrade.
Promising review: "I absolutely adore this rug! It is soft and super cute. Perfect. Exactly what I was looking for to put in the baby's (unfinished) nursery. I just got it today, so we will see how it holds up, but for now I love love love it." – ckay099
Price: $99+ (available in two sizes)
wooden bead garland to add an arts-and-crafts flair to an empty shelf, tabletop, or mantle.
Promising review: "These beads are SO unique and I love how chunky they are with the different shapes. It makes them so different than other beads on the market! I loved them so much I bought another set!" – Anonymous
K-Mini Keurig machine with a blue Jonathan Adler design so beautiful, you won't mind that you're up and making coffee at 6 a.m.
Promising review: "I love it!!! Making coffee is so easy now!!! I got it for my first apartment because I wanted something small since my roommate doesn’t drink coffee. I make it every morning and it tastes amazing." – Jess
Price: $89.99 (originally $99.99)
snake plant that creates a natural burst of color to any beige, boring room. The best part? It's fake so you don't have to worry about watering it or placing it near sunlight.
Promising review: "I've yet to find another faux plant that actually looks real and almost feels real. Nobody believes this is fake. The trick is to add real dirt/sand/rocks to the top of the pot. But even if you don't it will look real from 1-2 feet away! My mom loved mine so much I bought her one, too and she gets the same compliments on hers!" – Cami
floral still life framed canvas – an easy but elegant way to add a colorful focal point to any room.
Promising review: "I am in love with this! I rarely fall in love with everything about a piece of wall art, but this was the exception. The colors are gorgeous, so it's the perfect piece for my office/craft room. It's also a great size. You could use this on a decent-sized wall without it getting swallowed up, but it still looks great on smaller walls as well." – OnceUponaPendergraft
tufted accent chair that adds an old Hollywood flair to your bedroom or living room. If you're looking to add more seating options in your apartment, you can't go more chic than this!
Promising review: "I have had the gray chair for almost a year now and I still love it. Super easy to assemble. Just attach the back and put on the legs. The chair is very roomy too. I am not a small person and I have lots of room to shift around. The chair is on the firmer side but I like that. The velvet material is soft and enjoyable to feel. Best part is that unlike some velvets, this chair cleans up so easy. Just wipe with a damp (almost dry) microfiber cloth and boom, clean again!" – spoissant91
Price: $349.99 (available in six colors)
ladder bookcase with large, open shelves and ample room for you to decorate with your favorite books, picture frames, and keepsakes.
Promising review: "The perfect addition to our home office! This bookshelf houses our printer, books, paper work, file folders, etc. as my husband and I are both working from home now! We put it together in less than 20 minutes with the instructions included, easy to clean up after finished and looks great!" – MaryCourtney
Price: $130 (available in three colors)
Price: $559.99 (available in three colors)
metal bed, because you can't keep sleeping on a mattress on your bedroom floor anymore. Adding this to your room is the easiest way to say "Look, I'm an adult now!"
Promising review: "This bed exceeded my expectations. The finish is a beautiful color and the bed is very sturdy. Easy to put together. The bed was very carefully packaged to make sure there were no scratches or dents. Arrived in perfect condition and quickly." – Leilani
Price: $299.99+ (available in bed sizes Twin to King and three colors)
wooden letterboard that looks much more sophisticated than the felt or velvet ones. Use the letters to add personality to your space with your favorite quotes or sayings.
Promising review: "Love this board! Let your creativity flow. I decided to put my in the kitchen. Fits perfectly on the counter. I had no issues with the fit or quality of the letters/board. The board is well-made and it came with plenty of letters and numbers. Have fun!" – Mama30
glass globe floor lamp to lighten up a reading nook. The midcentury modern design allows it to be a great focal point of an otherwise simple room.
Promising review: "This lamp is SO cute! It's kinda short but the perfect height for above my desk. I don't have overhead lighting and it's super bright. Instantly elevated the style of my room!" – winjumsyndrome
Price: $80+ (available in two colors)
floor lamp with a beautiful diamond lamp shade that screams, "I'm bold, I'm beautiful, look at me!"
Promising review: "I love this lamp. I previously had a very plain floor lamp that didn't do much to perk up the living room. I added an Edison bulb to this lamp and it makes a huge difference in how pleasing my space feels. I love how the lamps pattern gets cast onto the ceiling and parts of the wall. It's great to turn off all of your other lights and just enjoy the subtle warm glow from this lamp." – savage riz
sleek wooden desk to elevate your WFH set-up. If your work station is currently taking over the dining room table right now, we suggest upgrading to this minimalistic but functional solution.
Promising review: "I love this desk! I finally gave in and got a real desk for WFH and I have to say it was a good idea. The desk is very sturdy, doesn't wobble at all and seems well made. I was able to put it together in about 10 minutes and only needed a screwdriver. It has a place to charge my phone/plug in devices and the drawers are good sized to keep things tidy. Would definitely buy again." – bart
Price: $120 (available in three colors)
wire milk crate that's such a stylish way to store your extra blankets, towels, or linens. They look great sitting next to each other on shelves, as well.
Promising review: "This basket is amazing. it’s big but not too big and very sturdy. I use it for my extra shoes and it looks great. I even went to go buy some little ones from the same line. And I want another one of these!! 10/10" – Kari
electric popcorn maker to take your movie nights to the next level. It can make up to 16 cups of popcorn at a time!
Promising review: "I bought this for when my grandkids come over and we have 'movie night.' Mine was the seafoam/light blue color and it looks great sitting out on my open shelves and doesn't take up much space. Made really good and light popcorn. So easy to work as well!" – DB
Price: $19.99 (available in two colors)
chunky throw blanket that is handmade and double-knitted for maximum coziness. Not only does it make your apartment look inviting, but it will also keep you warm during those winter nights.
Promising review: "I purchased this in the blush color, which is beautiful. It’s knit well, provides good coverage and is extremely heavy. I think the best description is that it’s like a huge cozy sweater. This will definitely keep you warm. For the price, it’s fantastic!! I’ve seen these upwards of $200 for this size." – KE
floral shower curtain with an aesthetically pleasing gray, pink, and yellow color palette that can brighten up even the dreariest of bathrooms.
Promising review: "I really like the colors in this curtain. The design is simple and I felt like there were many options of colors for towels and mats to pair it with. I ended up getting a teal mat and using gray and aqua towels from Target as well. I like the way it turned out." – cashbrook
pouf ottoman that's perfect for anyone going for an eclectic, artistic vibe in their apartment.
Promising review: "One of the coolest pieces of furniture I own! Super lightweight and easy to move. It's the perfect height for resting my feet while sitting on the couch, and works well as extra seating too." – srah
Price: $50 (available in six colors)
wicker hamper to instantly transform your closet from messy to organized in five seconds flat. Plus: it's about time you replaced that ugly plastic hamper you've had since college.
Promising review: "I love everything about this hamper! It’s stylish, well-made and deep enough to hold a week's worth of clothing for multiple family members! We have three of these in our home and everyone loves it." – Targetshopper
Now that you've transformed your apartment from bland to bold, it's time to sit back and enjoy your stylish oasis.
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