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    31 Apartment-Friendly Home Items From Target For Anyone Who Rents

    Make your apartment look and feel like a million bucks (without spending that much).

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

    1. An adjustable floor lamp that's automatically going to make your living room look 10x better, especially if you don't have overhead lighting.

    Floor lamp on ground.

    Promising review: "Obsessed with this lamp, brings a nice modern touch to my living room and having this dimmable is a huge plus! There’s also a bottom to the lamp shade that filters the light really nicely, and assembly was easy, what more can you ask for!?" –Target Reviewer

    Price: $100

    2. A wall art set to make creating an eye-catching gallery more effortless than ever. Plus, it'll help cover up some of those beige walls most apartment complexes don't allow you to paint.

    Three wall art pieces arranged on a wall.

    Promising review: "These three pieces look AMAZING! You can hang vertically or horizontally which opens up so many possibilities in arranging. They look better in person too! No issues with delivery, arrived in perfect condition." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $75

    3. A velvet Novogratz sofa that will be the centerpiece to your living room. Your friends won't be able to take their eyes off it. Did we mention that it converts into a bed, too?

    The couch

    Promising review: "We bought this couch after having to toss our old one in a move. It fit in our awkward hallway to staircase entrance and seems to be holding up well so far to cat scratching! We have four cats so time will tell how long the upholstery lasts but so far so good. It was very easy to assemble as well. We are very pleased!" –Target Reviewer

    Price: $569.99 (available in two colors)

    4. A round mirror that'd brighten up pretty much any room you place it in, though it'd look especially stunning in your living room.

    Mirror mounted on wall in living room

    Promising review: "What a great piece to improve any room type in the house! Arrived quickly and in perfect condition; easy to install and not too heavy to handle. Thin rim is great as well as color options. Happy with the purchase." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $80 (available in five colors)

    5. A mid-century TV stand to add depth and storage to your entertainment space.

    TV stand in living room.

    Promising review: "I was searching for weeks for a nice modern TV stand such as this one and I must say I am not disappointed. The packages arrived quicker than expected and setup was easy although lengthy. Overall this a nice TV stand for a reasonable price." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $194.99 (originally $259.99; available in three colors)

    6. A welcome station that is the perfect organizational piece for your apartment's entryway. You'll never throw your mask or keys on the couch again.

    Entry organization mounted on wall.

    Promising review: "Easy to hang and perfect for emptying my hands as soon as I walk in the door!"–Target Reviewer

    Price: $20

    7. A bar cabinet with enough storage for all your alcohol and glasses. Plus, it provides an easy way to spruce up your living room and clear out some clutter.

    Bar cabinet sitting in room.

    Promising review: "This cabinet looks great! I put it together by myself in less than three hours. It was very easy to put together if you take your time. I don’t think the gap looks bad. It has more storage than I even thought it would." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $263.49 (originally $309.99; available in four colors)

    8. A bedside table to instantly elevate the aesthetic of any bedroom you place it in.

    Bedside table in bedroom

    Promising review: "Totally worth the money ! Very well packaged, happy with the quality and easy to assemble. 10/10 recommend" –Target Reviewer

    Price: $150

    9. A kitchen cart as an easy way to add more counter space to your tiny apartment's extra tiny kitchen.

    Kitchen cart displayed in kitchen.

    Promising review: "We love our new kitchen cart. It is beautifully designed and produced and easy to assemble. The color adds sparkle to an ordinary room. It's small enough not to be obtrusive but large enough to hold a myriad of electronic and other gadgets and the extra counter space is greatly appreciated. Thanks." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $299.99 (available in three colors)

    10. A five-piece dining table set so perfect it will instantly transform your dining room into something straight out of a magazine.

    The wooden chairs with fabric seating

    Promising review: "We love this table! Fits perfectly in our small downtown apartment. Quality material and shipped well; no damages. Easy to put together, less than an hour." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $434.39 (originally $525.99; available in two colors)

    11. A vintage rug to add that finishing touch that'll pull your room together – because no room is complete without an accent rug.

    Vintage rug in living room.

    Promising review: "Great rug for the price. It is fairly thin, but considering it was not very expensive I think it is pretty good quality. Looks as pictured. I would purchase again." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $28.99 (available in three colors and ten sizes)

    12. A fake hanging plant that looks so real you might mistakenly try to water it someday. This small piece of décor will make your apartment picture-perfect.

    Hanging plants

    Promising review: "This plant is beautiful! it looks great hanging in my dining room." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $47.99

    13. A modern accent table that can act as an end table, a night stand, or even a decor base. The opportunities with this are endless, and luckily, they come in colors that'll suit every room in your home.

    The round silver table next to a couch

    Promising review: “This is a very lovely piece for my living room. It’s well-made and hollow. It’s classy and understated but perfectly useful and just so cool. It reminds me of a can of soup. Sturdy. Love it!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $80 (available in two colors)

    14. A clean-line, five-shelf bookshelf, so you can finally house all the books and decor you currently have sitting in storage. This narrow, 6-foot bookshelf is ideal for those living in shoebox-sized apartments, since it doesn't take up much square footage.

    a tall brown bookshelf with five shelves

    Promising review: "I got this bookshelf back in 2014 and was able to assemble it by myself. My experience with it has been very positive, I brought it with me when I moved to my apartment, and then from Arizona to Maryland and it is still standing in great condition. I have too many books so I am planning on purchasing a second bookshelf." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $170 (available in four colors)

    15. A wooden armchair that is as cozy and inviting as a flannel shirt. Consider this chair if you are looking to spruce up that empty corner in your rustic living room.

    a green black and white plaid upholstered armchair with light wood arms and legs, sitting in a corner

    Promising review: "My chair came in perfect condition. The wood is beautiful and warm, smooth and no flaws in the stain. I put it together by myself and found it simple yet took time and some upper arm strength to hold the wood arms stable while screwing in the hardware. The chair is so sturdy, too." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $300+ (available in eight colors)

    16. And a shelf floor lamp so you can light up your reading nook. Tell the gang book club night is at your place this week!

    a floor lamp with a white cube lampshade and two black metal shelves

    Promising review: "I love this lamp and it was super easy to put together. It works great in the guest room as it can work as a nightstand." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $55 (available in two colors)

    17. A decorative cabinet with glass-paned doors and storage shelves. Because whether you are looking to house extra linens, display fine china, or provide a space for your maximalist beauty collection, investing in storage for your apartment is never a bad idea.

    a teal storage cabinet with two glass doors and a shelf, holding decor

    Promising review: "Absolutely love our little decorative cabinet. I use it for storing books and decor. Setup wasn’t too difficult and is a sturdy piece when put together." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $230 (available in two colors)

    18. A mid-century-style coffee table with drawers so you can have a statement piece that will *wow* any guest and a place to store extra remotes and magazines.

    a tan wooden coffee table with two white drawers and four tan legs

    Promising review: "Love this coffee table. I’ve had it for about six months now. It’s amazing and so beautiful. I always get compliments on it." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $150

    19. A gold bar cart, because displaying your finest glassware and spirits simply screams "high-end." But it doesn't stop there; this bar cart also acts as a great display for extra towels and candles in your bathroom if that's where you'd rather put it.

    a gold push cart bar cart with two tiers and wheels

    Promising review: "Cute bar cart with plenty of space for bar items and for mixing drinks. Also added some string lights from Target for date nights at home." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $150

    20. A wooden writing desk that's so neat you might actually enjoy all your back-to-back (to-back-to-back-to-back) Zoom meetings. Plus, you won't have to worry about clutter gathering throughout the workday since this desk has not one, not two, but three drawers!

    a brown wooden writing desk with three drawers

    Promising review: "This desk is large, so stylish, sturdy and was easy to put together. I expected so much less for such a great price! It’s perfect for a home office, I bought it for my teen’s bedroom. It fits nicely, has a great space for homework and doubles as a vanity for make-up storage and application." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $170 (available in four colors)

    21. A blue velvet swivel armchair, because what chic interior is complete without a little bit of velvet? This chair will work great in your reading nook, or at your desk since it swivels.

    a blue velvet armchair that swivels, with brass legs

    Promising review: "I got a pair of the chairs, and they are perfect. Gorgeous color, sturdy, and comfortable. My kids love the swivel! These are an excellent value and the quality is superb." –Target Reviewer

    Price: $300 

    22. An upholstered storage ottoman to replace the current coffee table you have. The greatest thing about using your ottoman as a coffee table is this: it already has all the storage necessary for your favorite blankets to cuddle up under during Friday night Netflix binges.

    a navy blue ottoman with its top flipped open, revealing storage inside

    Promising review: "Beautiful rich blue! Packaged nicely and quickly shipped. Storage is much bigger than anticipated, but it was a nice bonus! Legs are super easy to assemble. The hinge closes lightly. Bought it for shoe storage but will be buying another to replace our bulky coffee table!" –Bri

    Price: $129.59+ (originally $178.99; available in seven colors)

    23. A shuttered linen cabinet, because having a small bathroom should not stop you from keeping your towels tidy. Consider storing extra towels, toilet paper, and toiletries in this bad boy.

    a white two-door shuttered linen cabinet with the top door open, revealing three shelves holding linens and toiletries

    Promising review: "Love this cabinet. Perfect size for all of my beauty products. It's very sturdy and looks beautiful!" –Target Reviewer

    Price: $134.99

    24. A tasseled hem shower curtain that's so stunning you'll feel like you redecorated your entire bathroom with one purchase.

    Cream colored shower curtain with tassels in front of white tub

    Promising review: "Loved this when it arrived. Really added a classy touch to my bathroom. Nice quality, too!" —Target Reviewer

    Price: $24.99

    25. A decorative basket for your blankets or anything else that you need to tuck away. The only thing better than functional decor is cheap functional decor. ;)

    Woven decorative basket

    Promising review: "These are the best. Bought one for cable management by my nightstand and went back and bought two more for large house plants! The basket is beautiful, sturdy and well made. Doesn’t look like the average rattan woven basket at all. Very special looking shape and weaving! Would buy more if my store had more and worry about finding a use for them later. Adore these cute baskets!" —Target Reviewer

    Price: $18 

    26. A woven runner to switch it up anywhere in your apartment that might need a little switchin' up. This is a quick and easy way to instantly transform your hallway, entryway or kitchen.

    Multicolored woven runner rug

    Promising review: "Beautiful rug. Goes so well with my dark floors. Adds a subtle color of blue. Easy to clean as we have two dogs and a 1-year-old." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $379.99+ (available in three colors and six sizes)

    27. A pair of tasseled curtains so your home can be a little bold this year. Just like you.

    White curtains with yellow pinstripe and yellow tassels

    Promising reviews: "I love these curtains! My walls are an emerald green and I was looking for something that would be modern and fun, but not too dark. These let just the right amount of light for a bedroom to where they give privacy but aren’t darkening. The black stripes also add to the privacy feeling. The tassels are gorgeous and fun. Exactly what I was looking for!" —Targte Reviewer

    Price: $25 (available in three sizes and two colors)

    28. A funky Novogratz doormat that'll give you and you guests colorful greeting every time you step through your front door.

    The doormat

    Promising review: "Very cute front door rug. Fun colors, good quality construction." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $31.99 

    29. Peel-and-stick wallpaper for a quick and simple way to completely remodel any boring ol' room. It'll come down easily without messing up your apartment's walls when you're ready for a change — which means you won't lose your security deposit.

    Pink metallic wallpaper

    Promising review: "This is exactly what I envisioned. Easy to put up. It took me about an hour and a half. Makes the hall/ room cozy in my small condo." —KL

    Price: $34 (available in two colors)

    30. An iced coffee maker, so you can sip on as much fresh, cold brew you want, any time of day. This slim, affordable appliance won't take up too much counter space unlike other bigger, fancier machines.

    black iced coffee maker with a cup full of ice and coffee underneath

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this machine. It’s easy, affordable and you can make it exactly how you like. Everyone needs one of these if you love a nice ice coffee without even having to leave your home." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $24.99 (originally $29.99, available in four colors)

    31. A stainless-steel step trash can, so you can throw away garbage even when your hands are full. Plus, the silent-close lid keeps all your funky kitchen smells contained so they won't stink up that little apartment of yours.

    the trash can

    Promising review: "This is a solid and nice-looking trash can! This is the first trash can my large dog can’t get into or easily knock down. Plus, it matches the stainless steel appliances in the house. The lid is a soft close lid which is nice, too." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $46.75

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