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    47 Ways To Upgrade Your Living Room That Don't Require A Ton Of Work

    Time to make your living room, liveable.

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    1. Bring in some warmth by using an LED sunset projector designed with a 180-degree rotation to help shine just enough light onto whatever wall you want.

    The sunset light projected onto a living room wall
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    Promising review: "Bright and worth more than it costs! Very bright and I like that it has a button to turn it on and off." —V.R.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.59 (available in three colors).

    2. Keep your TV looking its best with a screen-cleaning kit — the amount of filth hanging out on your TV, phone, and computer screens is probably really out of control — really, really out of control.

    A customer review photo showing their TV screen before and after cleaning it
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    Promising review: "I know that at this point it is a bit redundant to write a gushing review (in light of all of the others on here), but I really cannot say enough good things about this stuff! I never thought that I would find a product that would bring my beloved Samsung TVs back to their original luster. I have tried multiple cleaners, but they all left annoying streak marks that really made things worse than better. One day, when the sun was shining particularly brightly on my living room TV, exposing all of the circular streaks and smudges, I decided that I had enough, and was going to try something else. I went on Amazon and almost immediately found this stuff. After reading some of the glowing reviews, I decided that I would try it out, and I am so glad that I did. The sun was shining in on the TV again today, and the stunning clarity of the screen led me back to my laptop to order some extra cloths to use to wipe down the black glass TV stand separately, haha. I figured I would leave a review as well, while I was still basking in the newness of it all. Say it with me: "NO MORE STREAKS, NO MORE SMEARS, NO MORE SMUDGES, NO MORE TEARS!" Thanks, mom!" —Sarah


    Get the kit (which includes a microfiber cleaning cloth and cleaning solution) from Amazon for $19.97.

    3. Freshen up your leather sofas and chairs by getting a leather cleaner — it works on any of your leather goods as well as faux leather.

    A customer review photo of their leather sofa, half cleaned with the cleaner and half not
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    Promising review: “I bought a sorta-white leather sectional for $150 stained and dirty but no major wear or tears. Well, the pictures (above) tell it all! It took at least three cycles of gentle scrubbing and wiping off raised dirt and a little extra for bad stains! A lot of elbow grease but holy crap! Super-nice couch now!” —iPoutside365

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in two sizes).

    4. Keep your memories alive and give your home some personalization with a guided gallery wall kit that includes everything you need to create one — including seven frames, a hanging template, hardware, and even some pretty black-and-white prints that you can use or replace.

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    Promising review: "I love this set! It was delivered quickly, all of the frames and glass came in perfect condition. My favorite part of the entire thing was the guide it came with. After putting the pictures in the frames, I hung the guide, made sure it was level, and drilled the holes right into the paper. Everything came out level, the frames and pictures look great. Definitely happy with this purchase." —Cristina C Sanchez

    Get it from Amazon for $37.62+ (available in three finishes).

    5. And if you need a way to hang your gallery wall, get a pack of Command picture hanging strips that'll aid you in hanging your ever-growing art collection without digging any holes into your walls.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I used these to put a 24x36 dry erase board/corkboard on the wall and not have to anchor and screw it to the wall. It took less than a minute to push them together, peel one side, stick it to the back of the board, peel the other side and stick it to the wall — using masking tape that as a guide to ensure that it would be level. I've had zero problems using this to attach the board to the wall." —Lew

    Get a pack of four pairs from Amazon for $3.44+ (available in white and black and for bathroom walls).

    6. Or get an all-in-one Hang-O-Matic picture hanging tool so anything you decide to put on your walls is totally level — and you don't have to do the walk of shame back to your walls to drill a second set of holes.

    A couple of people using the tool to hang some wall decor
    Amazon

    Promising review: "While hanging shelves and frames and other wall decorations shouldn't be rocket science, I make things more complicated than they should be. Leveling is where I normally falter. With the Hang-O-Matic it becomes an exact science! It's so simple to use! I've hung over 10 items on our walls this past weekend and it was a breeze with this tool. Just measure, put the tape to the wall where you want it, ensure your tape is level, and then push the marker pins in to know where you need to put in your anchors/hooks. When you're doing it solo, this tool is absolutely priceless!" —Shameel Kumar

    Get it from Amazon for $14.98.

    7. Keep unsightly cords hidden with a genius and super discreet three-outlet power strip that's designed to look like your already existing plug while helping you keep the cords organized.

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    Promising review: "Did y’all know they made these?!? Okay, I was moving some furniture around in the guest room and my beautiful bride just wasn’t happy with how far the dresser stood out from the wall because of the TV plug. She said there has to be some way to fix that in this day and time. Know what? She was right! I did some searching on the old internet and found these. I put it on the outlet behind the dresser and shoved it into place. Just so y’all know, the wall plug is indeed flat and it’s designed to cover the whole plug when you use it. Please don’t ask me how thin or thick it is, cause I already put it behind the dresser and I dang shore ain’t about to pull it out to measure it for someone’s question. Just know that it’s flatter’n a bug in a windscreen and works great!" —James P.

    Get it from Amazon for $23.95+ (available in three sizes and with or without surge).

    8. Give your plants a home with a foldable rope plant basket designed in a meticulously woven, natural and sustainable, jute spliced cotton rope that'll hold its shape when it's in use.

    The rope plant basket next to a sofa
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Came just as pictured. It is a little wrinkled at first but they provide instructions on how to remedy. I do not have an iron at the moment so I actually just popped it in the dryer then filled with warm towels for a while and it plumped it out nicely." —W. Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    9. Keep those annoying little lights at bay with a pack of light-dimming stickers designed specifically to cover those constant blinking LEDs on all your electronics that brighten your space.

    A customer review photo of the lights on their device before and after placing the stickers
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    Promising review: "This is the best thing you never knew you needed. I own a digital clock with the numbers displayed in red LED light, and every night I've blocked the light with a cover so it doesn't shine in my eyes as I sleep. Silly I know, but I like my room pitch black and cave-like. On a whim, I bought this product. OH MY GOD! Game-changer!! For the first night EVER I didn't have to cover the clock display before I went to bed!! I had no idea how big a difference this little dimmer could make, but I'm more than pleased with the result. I can still see the time display just fine, but now my room is a happy cave! Some commenters argue you could get the same effect using electrical tape, regular tape covered in Sharpie, etc, but true to the name of these products if you're looking for something to DIM, then this is for you. Also, the product is easy to remove and doesn't leave a sticky residue at all, which can't be said for most tapes. I did notice a slight lag in response when I covered my TV LED sensor, so if you're trying to block something that actually senses inputs I would maybe not suggest this. Other than that, excellent product!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a sheet of over 100 dimming stickers (in multiple sizes and shapes) from Amazon for $7.49.

    10. Fill your shelves with perfectly coordinated books sets that'll help make them look like they belong in the pages of an interior design magazine.

    A bookshelf filled with color-coordinated books
    Amazon Handmade

    Covogoods is a Utah-based shop on Amazon Handmade specializing in unique and colorful book designs for any space.

    Promising review: "If you've been looking for decorative books, then look no more — you've found your shop! Colors are true to photos and I love how they were real books! Not those hallow, fake ones you see. This made decorating very easy, fast shipping, and quality suburb. Will be ordering more from here in the future!" —JH2

    Get a set from Covogoods on Amazon Handmade starting at $4 (packages start with just one book and go up to 25 books, they're also available in 16 colors including custom colors).

    11. With just a little elbow grease and a miraculous bottle of Quick N Brite Fireplace Cleaner, you can clean away soot, smoke, creosote, and ash from nearly any fireplace — brick, stone, tile, rock. You name it!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Unbelievable! My daughter just moved into her first home. She thought she would have to paint her brick fireplace because of the heavy soot stains that had been there for years. We applied the product twice and put in a whole lot of elbow grease, but what a difference! It’s a messy process, but well worth the time and energy." —MM

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    12. Bring in a super cool DIY Moss Wall Art Kit to help add some greenery to your space and maybe even start a hobby that you can do at home.

    Naturely Box on Etsy

    Naturely Box is an LA-based Etsy shop specializing in DIY and craft kits.

    Get it from Naturely Box on Etsy for $30+ (available in four sizes).

    13. Install a USB-powered LED light strip to bring the perfect amount of ambient lighting to your TV-watching experience.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Easy to install. Lights provide ample lighting; USB allows lights to be a stand-alone fixture without tying up another wall socket. The USB interface also acts to turn the lights on and off with the TV. Backlighting also seems to make the screen seem sharper." —Shaun

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL).

    14. And while we're talking about your TV, get a simple to install TV wall mount that doesn't require any studs for installations — well besides you of course.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This product is extremely easy to install yourself on almost any type of wall because it distributes the weight so well. It works on drywall or plaster. I double-checked the position by sliding the provided level across the wall and started by putting one nail in the center and then carefully at one end using the level. Once I was sure it was level, I carefully put in a half dozen more. You don’t need to use all of the nails provided! After I hung the TV I realized that one side seemed a little higher than the other and I took the TV off and realized I just needed to make sure the screws on the back of the TV were positioned properly." —Venona

    Get it from Amazon for $24.66+ (available for TVs 18"-55").

    15. Install a set of invisible bookshelves so you can neatly store your entire literary collection without any bulky furniture — look ma, no hands!

    A customer review photo of their floating bookshelves on a wall next to a chair
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    Promising review: "These invisible bookshelves are great, they worked perfectly for us. They are very sturdy and hold a lot of books, I did not overload my shelves for visual reasons, but they could have held more books. I would highly recommend these shelves, they are a unique focal point in a room." —Christin Tobey

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $21.07+ (also available in a four-pack).

    16. If your little one uses your living room for playtime, make cleanup a breeze with a mat that cinches up when playtime is over.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is the product I didn’t know always needed. The little map is so cute and both my 1-year-old and 4-year-old enjoy playing. The best part is when they’re done I just pull the drawstring and clean up is over. It makes moving the play space and cleaning up so easy. I wish I found this before. Highly recommend." —Anonymous

    Get it from Amazon for $44.95 (available in nine designs).

    17. Change out your window treatments with a set of NoNo Brackets — curtain rod brackets you can mount to your existing blinds so that you don't have to drill any holes.

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    Promising review: "This bracket is awesome and was extremely easy to install. We were able to hang curtains over our vertical blinds in just a few minutes and didn't even need any tools. Great product!!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $14.95 (also available in brown).

    18. Add some peel-and-stick wallpaper to freshen up your space and give it some dimension and texture — it's also easily removable for when you're ready to change things up or move out.

    A living room with one wall covered in the wallpaper in Frost
    Amazon

    Check out our comprehensive guide to buying wallpaper online.

    Promising review: "Love, love, love this wallpaper!!! It is beautiful and unique, refined and elegant, and heavy-duty quality. I found it super easy to install, though I opted to use it for a room border versus full wall coverage. I also found it very forgiving, allowing me to pull it back off and adjust areas without leaving permanent dents in the design. It gave us a whole new look and I have gotten lots of compliments on this wallpaper!" —MB

    Get it from Amazon for $28.79+ (available in three colors).

    19. Clean up your blinds with a microfiber blinds duster designed with spaced-out fingers so you can brush along every slat in a totally painless process.

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    Promising review: "I love this product!! It works fantastic! I am a housekeeper for several private homes. My least favorite job is cleaning window blinds! I have used about every method there is, but the job is still very time-consuming. The main reason it takes so long is you must clean each and every slat separately to do the job right. Not any more! With this product, you can clean two slats at once and it cleans them the first swipe! The microfiber is the key to getting all the dust and the design of the product makes it super easy! PLUS this tool can be used on different types of blinds because it is flexible! I have used it on wooden shutters, plastic vertical patio door blinds, and horizontal metal 'mini' blinds. Additionally, the microfiber 'sleeve' that fits on the tool is washable and it comes with five of them so it's a real value, being reusable and with so many to use it should last a long time before they all completely wear out! This product deserves 10 stars!" —Sandy D

    Get the brush and five microfiber sleeves from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in two options).

    20. Or replace your old dusty blinds with pleated fabric shades for that added privacy without totally blocking the light.

    Multiple kitchen windows with the pleated shades
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I went out on a limb and bought 24 of these bad boys. I hung them up all throughout my house. I didn't use the adhesive though, I bought an 80 count pack of thumbtacks for $1. I live in Alabama, the temperature outside is 99 today. I do not have my air conditioner on since I have put these up, it has literally cooled off so much in my house. TOTALLY worth it. I'm so happy I didn't drop hundreds of dollars on regular blinds. I'll never go back!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17+ (available in two sizes and three colors).

    21. Throw a set of gorgeously lush velvet pillow covers on your favorite pillows to lend a little color and texture to any room in your house.

    A variety of the velvet pillow covers on a sofa
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is the second set of these I've purchased (bought two different colors to change out when one set is in the laundry), and I completely love them. They are so soft, easy to put the pillows into, and they come out of the laundry looking brand new. Get a couple of different colors and switch out for holidays, or when desiring a quick easy decor change. I highly recommend them." —Melanie Mastin

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in nine sizes and in 35 colors).

    22. Use a leather remote control organizer so you're never stuck searching through your sofa cushions again.

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    Promising review: "The perfect thing for all the remotes! Attractive, sturdy, plus well-made and stylish. Just ordered two more." —DP

    Get it from Amazon for $9.63.

    23. Or place a sofa caddy in the cushions of your couch so you can keep not only your remotes handy, but your glasses, magazines, maybe even snacks!

    The caddy placed at the foot of their sofa
    D & L Awesome Living on Etsy

    D & L Awesome Living is a Vancouver-based Etsy shop filled with lovely items for your lovely home. 


    Get it from D & L Awesome Living on Etsy for $16.61.

    24. If you're tired of spending countless dollars on flowers that just die on you, try a bundle of faux jasmine flowers that'll add a delicate statement to any room — without the need to replace them every week.

    A bundle of the faux Jasmine flowers in white
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have never used artificial flowers but these changed my mind — they are blow-you-away gorgeous! Every client comments on these. I combined these with some other silk flowers from Amazon and it's really stunning." —Lisa B

    Get a 10-piece bundle from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three colors).

    25. Keep your fragile cherishables safe with a jar of clear Museum Gel — an adhesive gel designed to secure your belongings in place and protect them from any falls, it's also easily removable, reusable, and nontoxic. Plus, it won't stain or leave any marks.

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    Promising review: "A little goes a long way and it works perfectly! We needed this for southern California's earthquake-prone geography and the glass art on glass shelves. We were able to affix the gel easily and everything stays put now. You can barely see the gel through the glass shelf. The amount you need is very small so I nearly have a full container left and I was able to attach all the items shown in this picture. I could have done 10–15 sets of shelves just like this." —Dennis & Karen Gunther

    Get it from Amazon for $10.89+ (available in two options).

    26. Bring in more light to any space, especially with something like this leather table lamp, to warm it up and make it feel way cozier.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is a great little lamp. It definitely looks more expensive than it is (it's not flawless, but you can't see the minor imperfections unless you're looking closely). It is somewhat small as some other reviewers have said, but that was what I wanted. I would definitely recommend this lamp, especially at this price. I might even buy another one for my desk." —Bee

    Get it from Amazon for $21.33+ (available in 16 colors).

    27. Or if you have the floor space, get a sophisticated floor lamp that'll not only add a gorgeous piece of decor to a room, but also just make your home feel really cozy.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Beyond easy to put together, I didn’t even look at the instructions. You have to clip on the shade to assemble — I didn’t expect that but it was super easy (you can’t tell by looking at it). The whole thing took me about five minutes. Looks great in my room." —NTP

    Get it from Amazon for $74.99+ (available in brass and black)

    28. And don't forget your ceiling lights! Add a mid-century light fixture — it's an easy way to upgrade your home without breaking the bank (while still making it look like you did).

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    Promising review: "I was very skeptical when I bought this. I thought I would end up returning it, but it looks great. It actually looks very nice. I ended up using LED 'Edison-style' bulbs instead of the traditional filament bulbs because I was worried about the heat emission (and energy consumption) of the latter. I think it looks great!" —Lou

    Get this mid-century-modern chandelier from Amazon for $95.99 (available in five finishes).

    29. Bring in an elegant touch with a round velvet ottoman that'll make putting your feet up so chic and soft to the touch.

    The velvet ottoman in light blue
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is an adorable petite ottoman. I have placed it in front of a covered chair and when I want to relax, I put my feet on it and it’s perfect. The gray velvet fabric is beautiful and the gold/brass metal bottom gives it a very interesting and unique look. The price is much more affordable here than anywhere else!" —Mia

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in two colors).

    30. Add a smart end table designed with a Bluetooth speaker, wireless charging surface, and USB plug — imagine never waking up and realizing you forgot to plug in your phone!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "The sound quality is great for the normal consumer. An Audio Engineer may point out some differences. I love the fact that it has Bluetooth capabilities and wireless charging. The wireless charging only charged my phone a little and not 100%. I had to remove it from the charging location then place it back on to continue charging." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $119.99 (available in two colors).

    There's also this version with a built-in lamp!

    31. Make fixing your scratched up furniture super easy with a versatile Katzco Furniture Repair Kit complete with six wood markers and six wax sticks all designed to match whatever wood you need fixed.

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    Promising review: "Despite our consistent efforts, it took almost a year to teach our new dog to not jump up on the back door. And as you can see in the first picture, he managed to do a lot of scratching. That's why I bought this marker kit, to repair those scratches. I used 'oak,' a lighter color, on the scratches. I did have to go over them again to completely cover them. That's what you see in the second picture, and it took me about 10 minutes total. I bought the kit with the wax crayons as I hoped to fill in the scratches too, I read in another review that it's possible but takes a lot of work. Unless I'm looking for the defects, I no longer notice the scratches (and mind you, these are at eye level) so this did the job I wanted." —P. Ratliff

    Get a set of 13 markers and wax sticks from Amazon for $9.99.

    32. And while you're at it, get a handy little container of touch-up paint to deal with all those chips and marks you've been meaning to tackle.

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    Promising review: "Rather than ditching furniture into a landfill, which is bad for the environment and one's pocketbook, this product allows you to give new life to existing furniture. Between the Soto touchup and new handles, my entertainment center looks like new....for less than $35. If you can use liquid paper, you can use this. I just ordered another bottle for porcelain. This is a fantastic product. You will love it!" —LexiNYC

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in eight colors).

    33. Forgot to use a coaster on your beloved coffee table? Get a watermark remover cloth to help you quickly and easily remove marks on wood caused by water, alcohol, heat, latex paint, and permanent marker, and help conceal surface scratches — oh and you can use it to polish metal and chrome.

    A before and after customer review photo of their dining table with and without watermarks
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    Promising review: "This table has been in my family for 60+ years, the watermarks were not horrible but they always bugged me. This product works!!! Needs elbow grease but well worth it!!! I really don't know how it works but it does." —Sandra Mercer

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    34. Keep your carpets looking super clean with a bottle of fast-acting, nontoxic Folex Carpet Spot Remover – it works on any color carpet or material to remove tough spots and stains. Plus it doesn't leave a sticky residue and it requires no rinsing or vacuuming.

    A customer review photo of a carpet with a giant red spill all over the floor and then the same carpet cleaned after using the spray
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    To use, apply to the stain, gently agitate with your fingers, and blot with an absorbent cloth. This is nontoxic and should be nonirritating on the skin!

    Promising review: "I'm really disappointed I lived without this product for so long. I'm a clean freak and I'm always concocting ways to get stains out of things when I'm not steaming tile for fun. However, I have an overpriced wool carpet that my dogs have destroyed with accidents, bully sticks, and just general recklessness. Moreover, my kids have taken to tossing all sorts of heavily colored foods on the floor for the pups. I gave up on this rug ever being clean again. I've had it professionally cleaned and tried a dozen things myself... and no difference. So I thought I'd try this assuming that it wouldn't work on the stain-determined rug but that'd I use it on my less tenacious ones. I sprayed it on, reading the instructions saying that I didn't need to scrub it, etc. And minutes later, freaking magic. My very pale blue and white rug is virginal. I admit that I did rub it in a little on the harsher stains/discoloration but there were plenty of areas that didn't require any follow-up rubbing. I'm sincerely blown away and just ordered a second bottle. The price of this product is minimal if you're looking to make your rug/carpet like new again so I would absolutely recommend trying it. I don't think I've ever been this impressed with anything I've ever purchased. I feel cheated for not knowing about this sooner." —bubbleslovesoap

    Get it from Amazon for $11.69.

    35. Invest in a small standing desk perfect for getting you off the couch without taking up too much space in your home.

    Everything Orbit on Etsy

    Everything Orbit is a Dallas-based Etsy shop specializing in creating simple and adaptive furniture for your space.

    Get it from Everything Orbit on Etsy for $235+ (available in four heights).

    36. Install a voice- or phone-controlled Nest thermostat that'll learn your preferences based on the time of day and season, and make sure your home is always the perfect temperature and you're not sweating up a storm.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I've never had a smart thermostat before, so I have nothing to compare it to. But this Nest device is amazing. Even better, the installation instructions are CLEAR and EASY to understand! There are interactive pictures and a text-based set of instructions online that take you through each step, and troubleshoot along the way. The thermostat works with my Google Mini and of course the Nest app. You can program what times you want the house to be at which temp and it will either start heating/cooling at that time, or you can set it to start before then, so it's nice and comfy when you get home. It has features for dealing with humidity and can even learn your temp preferences and adjust accordingly." —L Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $199+ (available in seven colors).

    37. Bring in some extra coziness with a handmade cable-knit pouf — it's the piece of elevated decor you've been looking for!

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I just recently moved to LA and chose a color scheme of white and gray. I bought two of these to go next to my sofa table (on each side). They are comfy/stiff at the same time. Great pattern, and very strong and good quality material. My dog tried to bite/rip them and nothing happened! I also bought these on Amazon because of the price. I found similar ones at CB2 where I originally looked for $120 each! Buying two of these for $60 were a steal, and they look and feel great in my living room." —Ana Fakiris

    Get it from Amazon for $62.99+ (available in 11 colors).

    38. Update old furniture and fixtures with a roll of vinyl wrap film — a temporary solution that'll help you upgrade your counters and tabletops for a long time but won't cost a small fortune.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Easy to work with and looks amazing. Very happy with the product and my project. I put a thin coat of polyutherane, but I don't think it needs it since the paper seems very sturdy and the gloss finish is nice." —Johanna Calderon

    Get the 15.9" x 6.5 ft. roll from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in seven quantities).

    39. If you're looking to bring new life to your worn floors try Howard Products Wood Polish & Conditioner — it uses beeswax to help give luster to any wood surface.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    This product does take a lot of elbow grease but considering the alternative would be replacing your floors or paying the big bucks to have a professional do it — that doesn't seem so bad.

    Promising review: "This product is worth every penny and goes a very long way. We had tired, oak floors that haven’t been refinished in over 50 years. They were dried out and washed out. This product took away decades in an hour with a few rags and a lot of elbow grease. One word of caution, floors are very slippery for a few days after. Be very careful walking around. Bonus, it smells amazing. It has a natural orange peel smell that is fresh and clean and not at all harsh or chemical. Highly, highly recommend." —GMD


    Get it from Amazon for $12.16.

    40. Place an embossed faux-alligator decorative tray on your coffee table or ottoman to have a spot to hold all your little treasures.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am very pleased with these attractive, well-made, and sturdy trays wrapped in faux alligator. I bought one all-black tray for the leather ottoman in my living room. I also bought two silver and black trays to hold silver-framed pictures and small items. Both designs look stunning at a very affordable price!" —Leavesintrees


    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in 11 colors).

    41. Bring in some colorful art to brighten up your walls and give your space that perfectly added pop of color.

    The prints hanging over someones sofa
    Lush Design House on Etsy

    Lush Design House is a Southampton, United Kingdom-based Etsy shop filled with contemporary home decor.


    Get them from Lush Design House on Etsy for $14.19+ (available in 10 sizes and in two paper types.  

    42. Give any room in your home a glamorous touch with room-darkening velvet curtains that'll help in your quest to sleep in a little later.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Purchased these for my studio, which is in an old mill. I wanted them for their insulating properties more than to block out the light because my studio loses a lot of heat at night due to its enormous windows. The curtains/drapes work great for both — I am especially pleased with how well they help keep the space from losing heat! Before having the curtains the space would lose about 8 degrees in temperature overnight (which in the winter is a significant amount, especially in the northeast). Now, with the curtains, the space no longer loses heat overnight! It is now so nice to go into my studio in the morning and find it still toasty warm!" —Noname

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

    43. Hang a macrame wall mirror to bring in a bohemian flair and double as a great touch-up spot.

    The macrame wall mirror hanging on a 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. I want more but don't need them. :D" —M. Bradley

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    44. Try a five-step decorative ladder to store and display your throw blankets — better there than in a giant unfolded tumbleweed.

    The ladder filled with blankets leaning on a wall
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Helps keep our living room looking neat and clean! I would say you can fit about eight blankets on it (two per bar, except for the bottom one since it is very low to the ground), possibly 10 blankets if you have smaller blankets or don't mind the bottom two dragging on the floor. You can even have three on the top bar if needed." —Brandon & Isabelle


    Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in four finishes).

    45. You don't need to break the bank to get a beautiful area rug: This medallion area rug comes in a variety of colors and sizes to fit your decor style, plus its refined loom makes it great for anyone with pets!

    The medallion rug laid across the floor
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS AREA RUG! The rug came within three to five days of ordering and it's amazing quality-wise and aesthetically. I purchased the 8x10 and it fits my room perfectly. Personally, I did not feel the need to buy a rug pad for added thickness. It is soft and cushy (super-technical term) to walk on barefoot. The colors are absolutely perfect. The ivory is a true ivory and the gray goes perfectly with my blue-gray walls. I could not be happier with this purchase — especially for the price!" —Flint

    Get it from Amazon for $21.88+ (available in 14 colors and 30+ sizes).

    46. Add a discreet piece of storage furniture for help keeping all the stuff you want out of sight hidden away — but they also look quite nice as part of your decor setup.

    The storage ottoman in gray
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a very nice, little, and attractive ottoman for the money. It was easy peasy to assemble. I needed something to prop my legs/feet on while sitting in my small living room. This will serve that purpose nicely. I noticed no atrocious odor. You are able to store magazines and lighter-weight items in it. I would NOT recommend sitting or standing on this because it is only made of a very heavy pressed paper board. If you need it to perform as something other than a footrest I would suggest you spend more money and purchase something actually constructed for more heavy-duty activity. I live alone and this will serve me well." —Barbara


    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in four colors and two materials).

    47. Make your tiny space seem a little bigger with perfectly placed mirrors, which will also help in your quest to capture the perfect OOTD pic for Insta.

    The full-length floor mirror leaning against a wall
    Amazon

    A great tip for placement of your new mirror in your space is to place it on or up against a wall that's beside a windowed wall (like they have in the picture above). It helps extend the look and light the window.

    Promising review: "Absolutely stunning, packaged very well, and easy to stand up. I’m a TALL girl (a little over 5'10) and having a mirror that was large enough for me was very important. This does exactly that, but isn’t so big that it takes up too much space. The gold trim is super classy and adds an expensive-looking quality to the mirror and my room. Overall amazing and definitely worth the buy!" —Bria Million

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99+ (available in 12 sizes and 34 colored frames).

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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