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    27 Pieces Of Decor That'll Make Your Friends Think You Got A Raise

    One day you really will have le money. But until then...


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    1. A gilded mirror with the luna moon cycle because your money will always be in orbit.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    2. A pairing of twinkling lights and a bell jar that you don't need to get locked in a tower with a beast to get.

    Get them from Amazon: lights for $6.95 and bell jar for $21.99.

    3. A marble box to store your imaginary diamonds (but your friends don't need to know that).

    Get it from TJ Maxx for $19.99.

    4. A pair of agate bookends in case your private library is "under construction."

    Promising Review: "Love! Get compliments on these ALL the time! They look so high-end, and much more expensive than they actually are. A great way to add some color and texture!" —elise1230

    Get them from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in four colors and 10 sizes).

    5. A lavish trinket box for cleverly hiding your quarters, which you are most certainly not saving up.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $28 (available in two styles).

    6. A ladylike vase who'll only smile when filled with *green*.

    Get it on Amazon for $9.35.

    7. A gold magnifying glass so your friends can inspect your top-notch place.

    Get it from World Market for $11.99.

    8. A luxurious-looking jar that only you and I will know is ceramic.

    Get it from TJ Maxx for $24.99.

    9. A vintage-style glass box to shatter your friends' minds with your effortless sophistication.

    Promising Review: "I had been looking everywhere for this exact item to hold my dried wedding bouquet. All I could find were sold by higher-end retailers for ridiculous prices. When I came across this and the price, I jumped on it. It arrived carefully packaged, and looked better than the picture. We now have it displayed in our living room. It really is beautiful, and guests always compliment us on the idea." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    10. A girlish cushion if your couch starts to need a stylish touch.

    Get it from H&M for $9.99.

    11. An array of colorful doorknobs so your friends can put a finger on what's different.

    Promising Review: "The knobs were perfect for my kitchen. They give the room a fun personality. Great variety of styles and colors. Easy to install and to keep clean. Well-designed." —Alex

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $19.99.

    12. A crystal pineapple because your life will be sweet AF and this fruit will prove it.

    Get it from TJ Maxx for $24.99 (available in two colors).

    13. A tall black vase for watching your pals' envy ~grow~.

    Get it from H&M for $24.99.

    14. A hand-blown glass vase to look like you can handle anything, even caring for plants.

    Promising Review: "Beautiful: That is the only word I can use to describe this vase. It is classy and has a great feel to it. A heavy bottom adds substance." —Elizabeth Bush

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in three colors).

    15. A zebra rug–inspired dish as a great backup for when you say your carpet is at the dry cleaners.

    Get it from Jet for $17.51 or Amazon for $24.

    16. A roll of deceiving wallpaper that'll say "building a brick wall overnight is no big deal."

    Get it from Jet or Amazon for $27.98.

    17. A glass skull you can buy without having to watch your bank account slowly die (which will be our little secret).

    Get it from TJ Maxx for $9.99.

    18. A decorative book for a cheap way to improve a coffee table that's looking ruff.

    Promising Review: "It covers all the basics, and the dog makes it that much more fun. If a dog can pull it of, so can you. That's how classic the outfits and styles are." —Sam P

    Get it from Amazon (also available in Kindle) or Jet for $8.73+.

    19. A set of elaborate mirrors because you'll be the fairest of them all (just don't ask who's the richest).

    Promising Review: "So beautiful! Look expensive, not cheap." —Amazon Customer

    Get a three-pack from Walmart or Amazon for $23.88.

    20. A delicate picture clip who doesn't pout at affordable decorating.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10.

    21. A set of alluring coasters if your table becomes too precious for water stains.

    Promising Review: "These coasters are visually stunning. Each one is slightly different and brings a unique look to a casual or chic table." —Wesley

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $24.33.

    22. A mini brass sculpture for subtly showing off your good taste.

    Get it from Target for $12.99.

    23. A pretty paperweight to hold down your bills that you're not worried about at all.

    Get it from H&M for $12.99.

    24. A refined hourglass as time is of the essence to take advantage of that paycheck.

    Get it from World Market for $21.99.

    25. A lovely elephant duo who may start to trumpet their opulence — even if it's a gray area.

    Get them from Amazon for $12.38.

    26. An elegant bookend that'll obviously only support the likes of War and Peace.

    Get it from Target for $14.99.

    27. An upscale jewelry holder — it'll look great even if you don't have expensive rings.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $16.

    "How did you buy all of these new things?"

    Desilu Productions

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

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