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28 Ways To Turn Your Home Into A Paradise You'll Never Want To Leave

🎶 Home is where I want to be, pick me up and turn me around🎶

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1. Invite a luxury bathtub caddy into your life and never look back.

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Because spilling a little wine in your bubble bath is a risk you no longer have to take.

Promising review: "This bathtub tray stretches across my large bathtub without a problem! It's great for holding up my tablet and a place to rest my glass while taking a bath. Used it several times in the last few months and it is as good as new. Great quality material and I'm sure it will last for quite some time." –T. Thumb

Get it from Amazon for $49.97.

2. Put this magical rainbow window film in all your windows for privacy and natural light.

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I put this window film up in my apartment, and it has transformed my living space and my dog's Instagram.

Promising review: "Really happy with this product. I have huge sliding door windows on the first floor, so I wanted to have some privacy but still have natural light. It was very easy to apply. I thought it would be like trying to apply a screen protector, which is frustrating, but since there's no adhesive and the material is pliable; the bubbles come out very easily. The pliability also makes it very forgiving if you don't cut it perfectly. I plan on buying more for my other set of windows! A few reviewers complained about not getting the rainbow/prism effect. It depends on the angle and intensity of the light. My windows face the setting sun pretty directly, so sunset is rainbow time! Season changing will probably alter the effect, as the angle of the sun changes a bit. From the outside I've noticed that small lights in a dark room (ex: my digital clock backlight) produce pretty rainbow circles on the film." –D. M. Guzman

Get it from Amazon for $14.98+ (available in four sizes).

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3. Sleep like a baby angel with the help of insulated blackout curtains.

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Promising review: "So I bought these for my toddler's room. I was getting really sick of waking up at 4:30am EVERY morning because the sun would wake him up. I decided to invest in some blackout curtains! Only problem is, his room is mostly grey. You would not believe how hard it is to find grey blackout curtains. Luckily I found these beautys on Amazon. Let's start with quality. Thick, but with a very smooth feeling. Blocks out all the light, which means my son has been sleeping until 7am every morning! You can definitely tell they are going to last awhile, because this quality is fantastic! I would buy again in a heartbeat." –Jewlz

Get it from Amazon for $17.95+ (available in two sizes, 17 colors).

4. Transform your next binge watch via projector, so the next time someone texts you "come hang out" you can just text them back a giant picture of Harry Potter's face.

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Promising review: "Im an impulse buyer, and this is the best thing I've bought for under $100. Totally worth the 80 bucks it costs, and since it's prime, it came the same day I ordered it. The projector itself is roughly the size of an iPad mini, but that doesn't necessarily effect the projection itself. It's really wide, and great use for family movie nights or if you don't wanna deal with a small TV anymore like me. Quality wise, it's pretty good considering it was only $80." –Taliyah

Get it from Amazon for $89.98 (HDMI cable included).

5. Or, make a DIY projector that'll impress everyone who comes over.

View this video on YouTube

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Learn how from the experts at BuzzFeed here.

6. Let the noms come to you in the form of an extremely delish box of artisan snacks delivered to your door every month.

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Get a box full of goodies such as a cocktail mixer, gourmet chocolate bar, artisan pickles, pop corn drizzled in truffle oil, and a hot sauce – all likely you've never tried before.

Get it from Mouth for $54+ a month (3, 6, or 12-month prepaid).

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7. Invest in a silk sheet set so you can sleep like you're sleeping on a cloud without leaving your bed.

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Set includes: 1 flat sheet, 1 fitted sheet, and 2 pillow shams.

Promising review: "The pillow cases feel like I am sleeping on golden clouds. I really feel like royalty on these sheets and pillow case. Thank you so much." –Special

Get them from Amazon for $375+ (available in two sizes, 14 colors).

9. Keep your favorite music, TV shows, podcasts and more on speed dial with Amazon Echo.

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Finally, an AI as invested as making your home rule as you are.

Promising review: "The new Echo generation is shorter and less expensive, but gives the same great performance. This is our second Echo; one lives in my office and the new one lives in our family room. The main job it has in our home is playing music, which it does flawlessly. With two of them, we can either play music simultaneously but independently, or we can play the same music in two rooms.The list of home automation devices is growing for us, and Echo is right there for them. (Looking to get a sprinkler controller next spring.) Echo is starting to make home AI a reality, which is ok by me. I'm looking forward to how smart it can get." –Timothy L. OBriant

Get it from Amazon for $79.99.

10. Treat yourself to a Lush shower jelly and the mini fridge you've always wanted to store your most precious beauty products.

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Promising review (for the fridge): "This is one amazing little fridge/warmer! I loved the sleek look and design, and the colors are perfect, bright and bold. I also love the fact it has ac/dc so you can use it inside your house, and then take it to the car or vice versa. The inside has a removable rack, and the door locks so that it wont go flying open as you are driving which is a great forethought! I also love the fact that it has handles so it is easy to carry. This is an amazing but small and compact appliance that is perfect for the car, office, or just about anywhere!" –Kelly Barbour

Promising review (for the jelly): "The citrus smell really wakes me up and gets me going in the morning, which is great considering I have such a hard time waking up. When I first got it, I would use the whole thing by rubbing it on myself, but it didn't lather much, and kept slipping from my hands. So I tried breaking small pieces off every time I shower, and crush them into my poof. This I find works the best. You don't need that big a piece, and it lathers like crazy. I get out of the shower feeling energized and clean!" –Erica J

Get the mini fridge from Amazon for $79.99 and the shower jelly from Lush for $8.95.

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11. Ensure your next shower is extra glorious by way of blasting your favorite tunes from a waterproof speaker.

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🎶 Tune out the world 🎶.

Promising review: "Absolutely amazing little speaker. I use this to listen to podcasts or music daily in the shower or around the house. It always gets wet (obviously) and has never had any problems. It takes a few hours to charge fully but then I can use it for at least a week or more before charging again (using for ~30 minutes per day). It's not going to give you high fidelity sound, but for basic listening, it's perfect! If it has any downside, I'd say not having an auto-off feature is it. I forget sometimes and leave it on when I leave for work." –CJ

Read our full review here.

Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (three colors).

12. Set up a virtual fireplace on your DVD player after a long hard day for visual ambience.

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Promising review: "Great video especially during the cold months. It is perfect for a relaxing evening of reading. It actually crackles, and when the logs burn and roll a bit, it is just like having your fireplace without the mess. And you don't have to get up to throw on another log!" –MoInnkeeper

Get the DVD from Amazon for $9.97 or set up a fireplace on your computer monitor with a free video here.

14. Read and be massaged in the arms of this massaging bed rest, complete with a book pocket and cup holder.

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I take back what I said about the perfect pairing, this is better.

Promising review: "Wow! What a great replacement for all my pillow stacking etc. I know have a comfortable massaging bed rest ~my pillows~ could not fulfill. It's compact, comfortable, holds my drink, and helps me relax." –Billy-Bob

Get it from Brookstone for $129.99.

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15. Never suffer another restless night again once you get this amazing weighted blanket in your bed.

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The bed is the most important part of a home, amiright?

Promising review: "They aren't kidding when they say you shouldn't open the box with scissors, because the blanket is very tightly packed and you will most likely cut it if you use scissors to open the box (I used cuticle nippers). Anyway, this blanket is lovely! Last night was my first night using it, and while I'm still figuring out exactly how my body likes to use the blanket (for example I found out I don't like having my feet and ankles under it), I really like it so far! My cat is also inexplicably drawn to it, and has constantly been sitting on it. It's dry clean only, so I think I'm going to get the duvet cover to protect it as well. It's a nice dark gray with blue undertones. I know it's scary to order something from a third party seller that's this expensive, but the blanket really is perfect and exactly as described." –Heather C

Get it from Amazon $69+ (12 sizes, 21 colors).

17. Surround yourself with the versatile string lights to highlight the best part of your room.

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Promising review: "Absolutely awesome looking. Very real looking flowers, and they look amazing when lit up. I like the fact that it uses AA batteries." –Joseph N.

Get them from Amazon for $4.98.

18. Illuminate the warmth of your home with a set of two handmade, fair trade Himalayan salt lamps.

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Each purchase helps support vibrant communities in the Himalayan mountains through a living wage, safe working environments, medical care and more. Knowing these lamps give back will bring even more good vibes to your home.

Get them from AHA for $108.

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20. Open your home up to a pet or aquarium, and experience pure joy every time you come home.

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Make your home a forever home for a doggo or cat in need (if you can). Find an animal shelter near you through Pet Harbor here.

Or, if you can't have pets/fluffy animals, consider an Aquaponics system for the next best thing – fish and plant babes living in harmony. An aquaponics system is a self-sustaining aquarium with fish fertilizing the plants, and plants cleaning the water for the fish.

Get the AquaSprouts Garden from Amazon for $155.70 (fish and plants not included).

21. Build your own planter so you can satisfy your need for home decor with little cost.

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Find instructions from Nifty here.

22. Give the gift of this hanging hammock chair to your home, and you may never leave.

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Promising review: "The gift my daughter liked the most for Christmas. It's hanging in my daughters room and everyone loves sitting in it. She's 16, not sure I'd trust a young kid with a swing in the house. I didn't go cheap on hardware, it's dangerous if these break. My hardware supported 500 lbs for a 100 lbs daughter, and I tested it throughly before she got in it. I got the spring, special roller for swings, thick chain, and a couple of clips. The hardware is better to pickup locally. –Apricot0126

Get it from Amazon for $24.95+ (four colors).

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23. Choose quality over quantity when it comes to the the beauty products you stock in your bedroom.

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This hand lotion makes me loath my current, sub par hand lotion – but also gives me hope that one day I can come home and be moisturized.

Promising review: "This is without a doubt the best hand lotion on the market. I've been using it for years, and during the long winters – with the dry air outdoors, the dry heat indoors, and the constant hand washing to fend off germs – L'Occitane hand cream is a lifesaver. It's non-greasy. Even during the heat and humidity of the summer, the hand cream is practically absorbed in as little as 30 seconds. That is not an exaggeration. This stuff works so incredibly well at moisturizing your hands. Within minutes of applying, I begin to notice a major difference in my hands. They're smoother and softer, and they even smell nice. The hand cream comes in a 5.2 oz tube. While that might not seem like a lot of hand cream, it actually lasts for a long time – usually about six months of once-a-day use. Because it's so high quality, you don't need to use very much to get the job done. I typically squeeze out a pea-sized amount of hand cream per use." –JKI

Get it from Amazon for $29.

24. Combine elegant home decor and aromatherapy with this Orchid-inspired oil diffuser.

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Promising review: "This diffuser is larger than I expected. It is very beautiful and of high quality. Smells wonderful too! I purchased it as a gift for someone, and she loved it." –magdalulu

Get it from Anthropologie for $38.50.

25. Or, create your own ~scentsational~ decor addition via the magical powers of lavender.

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Just tie up fresh lavender in bundles, and hang them to dry upside down. You can also hang fresh lavender up in your shower, and the hot water will release the essential oils.

Get more tips like this to make your home a lavender paradise here.

26. Feel more at ease by getting your stuff off the floor and into storage via two-in-one furniture.

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Promising review (for futon frame): "Solidly built with heavy wood, this is a great futon frame! I was a little nervous about putting it together after reading the reviews, but it wasn't difficult at all, so maybe they have changed the directions. It did take some time though, about two and a half hours by myself, with one person helping. I would recommend reading the directions completely before beginning, including the second sheet that came in the box with the arms, as it amends some of the final directions on the first sheet. It came very well packaged in three boxes. Heavy, but not too bad – my sixteen year old daughter managed to move them inside by herself. The wood is sturdy, the color beautiful, and it is a very attractive piece of furniture." –RebeccaRN

Promising review (for bed frame): "Nice and sturdy for the money, compared to furniture store prices. Since it's for a kid, expect the product to get chipped and bumped, but I can say it will hold up. I bought this as a gift and it's still holding on strong." –Efrain Rox

Get them from Amazon: the futon frame for $483+ (Full and Queen sizes), or Twin under-bed storage frame for $315 (available in three types of wood).

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28. And last but not least, splurge on a home sauna so you can enjoy ultimate paradise from your living room.

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These people are living their best life.

Promising review (for the Infrared sauna): "Love this sauna! You definitely need two people to assemble, it is quite heavy. Delivery was fast and it was packed really well. I would recommend placing furniture sliders under the sauna to move it into place once it is assembled. I had a set of small sliders that worked fine and I'm keeping them under the unit, you can't see them anyways. The sauna heats up fairly quick, the speakers and lights are fun to play with. This unit is really an attractive piece, and I'm happy with this purchase." –Yoga Guru

Promising review (for the portable sauna): "I love this sauna! I'm 5'1" and 115 lbs, so I found the chair to be plenty big. I find that it gets quite hot. I usually start it at 150 to warm it up, and then after 15 minutes or so, I turn it down to 140 because it really does get hot. It feels awesome, and makes me sweat." –melinurse

Get them from Amazon: the infrared sauna for $1,579.98 or the portable sauna for $177.33.

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

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