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    Updated on Sep 19, 2020. Posted on Sep 13, 2020

    20 Home Products Under $20 That'll Upgrade Your Space

    Big change for pocket change.

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    1. A tissue box cover, because a tissue box is not a home when there's no cover to hold it tight.

    White house-shaped tissue box cover
    Amazon

    Promising review: "It looks great and serves the function of covering all the various funky-colored boxes of upright tissue and adds a bit of whimsy in the process! I like the solid white as it will go with most any decor and it's also a matte type of finish (was expecting more of a shiny/plastic finish), which means it will also be very easy for me to paint to better match the bedroom decor. It was also packaged well (no chips or cracks) and the stickers on the product itself were easy to peel off; they left no residue. It's the right fit, with the right price for me." —Riley

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    2. A magazine rack, if your current mode of organizing reading materials (pushing them underneath your bed) is no longer sparking joy.

    Triangular brass magazine rack
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Works perfect for records, 45 rpms and 12-inches. Should easily hold 40 or more." —Wendy O

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    3. A glow-in-the-dark zodiac shower curtain you'll probably want to cop even if you're not a child.

    The dark blue shower curtain with zodiac constellations on it
    Walmart

    Promising review: "Nice white background, synthetic material. The glow constellations are a hit with the kids."—WW73Fan

    Get it from Walmart for $8.88.

    4. A beechwood breakfast tray for mornings when the comfort of your bed sheets sounds much more appealing than whatever awaits outside.

    Beechwood Flip-Top Bed Tray
    Walmart

    Promising review: "This was just right. Nicely made, especially liked the edge so nothing falls off. I'm a larger person and was afraid it wouldn't fit across my lap in the bed but it does and it's great for eating, reading, and using my laptop. Love the lift so I can read easier." —mazaksmom

    Get it from Walmart for $19.99.

    5. A soap dish that'll drain directly into the sink so you don't have to deal with the infamous Sink Puddle.

    Soap dish on ledge of sink
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Our friend designs soaps and wanted a holder that doesn’t keep the used water. This is perfect, it drips it into the sink and allows to display the soaps!" –Vivian

    Get two from Wayfair for $18.99.

    6. An over-the-door shoe organizer if your collection of kicks is growing by the second and now spilling out into communal living areas.

    Over-the-door shoe organizer
    Target

    Promising review: "I am so excited about this shoe holder. It is a first step for my family to get organized! This shoe holder helps keep everyone’s shoes off of the floor and hidden behind a door!" —amynannis

    Get it from Target for $17.

    7. A floating shelf — with an emphasis on the "floating" — that actually conceals every trace of hardware to create the illusion of levitating books.

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    Promising review: "These are so much fun! We ordered the small size, which fits standard hardback books (approximately five to seven hardbacks in my experience). They're a great way to add some extra storage to our very small home, and we've placed them in our hallway so people ask us about them all the time. I'd highly recommend!" —LaBuenaVidaMere

    Get it from Amazon for $12.45+ (also available in sets of three for $29.95+).

    8. A pack of bed-sheet suspenders (grippers that keep your linens from slipping off the mattress) that'd leave Larry King utterly shook.

    Suspenders attached to bed sheets
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Amazing product. I am an architect. I hate a messed-up bed. I couldn't find thinner fitted sheets. I bought these clips. Did I say amazing? I often have shown my own home to potential clients in order to show them some of my work. The beds had to be neat when I did. I bought these clips with a lot of doubts. I CAN'T SAY HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO READ THE REVIEW FROM THE PERSON WHO DESCRIBES THE BEST WAY TO PUT ON THE CLIPS. (By flipping the fitted corners of the sheet up onto the top of the bed surface, applying the clips there, and THEN pulling everything back under the mattress. As opposed to all of the other reviewers who complain about how difficult it is to fasten the clips on while lifting up the corner of the mattress!) Once the clips are on, flip the fitted corner back down over the mattress and look at the great result. All of the excess fabric vanishes completely. I was expecting some kind of big pucker even while the sheets stayed in place, but there was nothing but tight, smooth fabric." —Steven P. Gray

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in two sizes).

    9. A window-mounted cat bed that can support up to 50 pounds of feline weight.

    Cats on wall-mounted bed
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "It's been nine months and Tucker still loves this bed 10 times more than anything else I've bought him. He sleeps in it any time he's not sleeping with me... it's his main 'place' in the house. Several friends have bought it upon my recommendation and their cats love the sunny seat just as much." —Jen B

    Get it from Amazon for $15.60.

    10. No-glue privacy film for a bit of privacy (and prism fun) where you need it most.

    No-glue privacy film
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "After too many months of debating what to buy to cover our bathroom windows and my husband not wanting to chance the cheap $5 spray-on frosted glass I think we made the right decision buying this instead! I love DIYs, but I fail at them MISERABLY! I can't cut or draw a straight line to save my life and end up needing my husband to fix my mistakes. Well I'm here to tell you that doesn't matter for this! Overall very satisfied with this product and I love that my window looks like a Monet painting every morning!" —Beth

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49 (available in seven sizes).

    11. A set of geometric jewelry trays that can also be used to serve snacks on at your next function.

    Geometric jewelry trays
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I purchased these trays for food displays. They are thin and pretty small but everything looked great on them! They definitely can’t handle anything incredibly heavy so in the future I’d use them as decorative trays for utensils/napkins or cheese platters but you can’t beat the price. I love the colors." —melissa houghtalin

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95 (for a set of four).

    12. Fabric storage cubes you won't feel like you need to hide in a closet.

    Fabric storage cube in blue
    Target

    Promising review: "We've been using these for six months and they have held up well. We put shoes in one, linens in another, and computer paper/supplies in another. The handles work well and everything is holding up great. The sand linen color is a nice neutral and contrasts well with dark wood-color storage cubes." —MANDJ

    Get it from Target for $10 (available in six colors).

    13. A macrame mirror to go full millennial boho.

    Macrame mirror on wall
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This mirror is GORGEOUS!! I bought this with few expectations and it's simply amazing! It's securely placed in the macrame and hangs flat. The photographs show the front and back of the mirror. I want more but don't need them. :D" —M. Bradley

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

    14. A hanging cotton canvas laundry bag you actually won't mind keeping out.

    Cotton canvas laundry bag hanging on door
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This hanging cotton canvas bag is a definite lifesaver for my bathroom floor. Instead of having to pick up laundry and collect it before going to the wash, we now can strip down before a shower and basketball-throw our clothing into the hamper. We have an older top-loading washer and this bag holds one full load of wash, which is great for saving space since we no longer need to keep a basket out for collection. This bag has been completely filled with jeans, and the metal frame and hook have not bent or warped from the weight, so it will hold up to heavy laundry." —Z

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in black and white).

    15. A set of minimalist natural-wood hooks to hang things your way — really, you can even set up an elaborate hat display.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "We converted from towel bars to pegs, so that we no longer had to fold our towels and to help them dry faster. These pegs are so beautiful! The beechwood finish looks great. We live in a cottage and these are casual but elegant details." —Lynne Homeyer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.49 (available in two colors).

    16. A kitchen sink caddy that'll hold all your most-used supplies and create some semblance of order in your most chaotic little nook.

    Kitchen sink caddy
    Amazon

    Promising review: "The thing I love about it is how our dishcloths and scrub brushes are no longer staying in the dish rack blocking anyone from actually using the rack without taking all the stuff out. Our dishcloths are also less funky since they're not being wadded up in a corner of the sink to get wet and mildewy. Gross. You also can put those weird little bits of things (like silicone rings for personal-size blenders) on it so they don't get lost in the shuffle of the regular dish rack items. Plus that bright green is just FUN." —quirkyblogger

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (also available in gray).

    17. An LED plug-in night-light, if you'd like enough light in your room to make it to the bathroom in the middle of the night without stubbing your toe.

    LED plug-in night light
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm THRILLED with these. One on each end of our ranch-layout home gives us plenty of light at night to be able to navigate without turning lights on. I feel like these look like expensive night-lights, starting off dim and getting brighter as it gets darker out. I have no complaints. They are slim to the wall so my 1-1/2-year-old doesn't notice there is something to pull out, and they stay securely in the wall (I had no issues with them in my US outlet). These are honestly one of my best Amazon finds and I've recommended them to many friends." —S. Barry

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $12.99.

    18. A tiered shower caddy, because you've never particularly enjoyed lining your shampoo bottles and soaps on the floor of the shower.

    Tiered shower caddy
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Best shower caddy organizer I have ever had. My shower/tub has really narrow ledges, so I quickly decided that I needed some other solution. Not a fan of the ones that hang over the showerhead (you always get sprayed in the face when you need something), and I knew from experience that the tension rods don't always stay put. Saw these, and thought, worst-case scenario, mold/mildew, and they get tossed. Fast-forward nine months, and no complaints! Everything has its spot, and I haven't seen a speck of mold/mildew. Overall very happy with purchase." —Krystin

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97+ (available in five styles).

    19. A set of vintage-style botanical prints you can frame for a super-affordable and stylish addition to your drab walls.

    Vintage-style botanical prints
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Good quality. I loved being able to purchase these and put them in frames for a fraction of the cost of other look-alikes. Took some digging to find frames that were good-looking and a good price, but I found them. Love my botanical wall." —Mon

    Get four 8x10 prints from Amazon for $11.99.

    20. And a multi-tier stainless-steel clothing rack that'll finally give the pants on your floor a permanent (and space-saving) home.

    Multi-tier stainless steel clothing rack
    Amazon

    Promising review: "If I would've known how indispensable the hangers are I'd have bought them ages ago. They're sturdy, haven't shown any bending or breakage. They've been an immense help with pairing down the bulkiness of my really, really small closet. I'll be making an additional purchase soon for the only other really really small closet in my older home." —onlyHischild

    Get it from Amazon for $9.87+ (available in one-piece, three-piece, and six-piece options).

    Some reviews in this post have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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