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    31 Small Things From Walmart That’ll Serve As Truly Easy Home Upgrades

    Decor that will glow up your home with almost zero effort on your part (admit it, I had you at "zero effort").

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    1. A Novogratz indoor/outdoor rug with a geometric motif, so even if you're just chilling on the porch, your friends will still have to notice your outstanding style.

    The rug in blue, which has a gray print of interlocking triangles in outline

    Promising review: "Love this rug!! It's an outdoor rug without looking like one. The design is fresh." —DesignLovesDetail

    Price: $26+ (originally $29+, available in 10 sizes and three colors)

    2. A vintage-style Pioneer Woman pressed glass cookie jar that you can use to store snacks, baking supplies, cooking utensils, cotton swabs, or anything else that you need organized in the cutest way possible.

    The cookie jar, which is a clear turquoise with pressed glass designs and a fully removable top

    Promising review: "I own four of these cookies jars in different colors and use them for storing all kinds of goodies. They remind me of old vintage glasswear my mom used. So in love with ALL my pieces!" —Vidamia01

    Price: $16.89 (originally $18.89)

    3. A tufted, brightly colored corduroy floor cushion for when you want to feel fancy while you're watching TV, gaming, or just engaging in general loungery.

    The cushion, which is square, tufted, and has a small handle on the side, in dusty pink

    Promising review: "This is a simple floor pillow that I got for my living room, to add more casual seating. I really like the corduroy texture. They're also pretty comfortable to sit on, since they're thick and have a lot of cushion. They're also easy to store by stacking them!" —jackie

    Price: $29.99 (available in eight colors)

    4. A ceramic planter in a soft neutral tone, because your plants deserve to get out of those boring terra-cotta pots and get a little dressed up.

    The pots, which are egg-shaped, with rounded edges, in pink and green

    Promising review: "This pot feels very high quality and is well-made. Love the color and modern look." —Winnie

    Price: $57+ (available in three sizes and five colors)

    5. A large, round, lidded wicker basket made from thick water hyacinth reeds, so you can add to your boho style *and* store your fleece Frozen blanket at the same time.

    The basket, which has a flat top and base, but a rounded middle

    Promising review: "I never write reviews for things, but as soon as we received this basket, I absolutely loved it. It's incredibly sturdy (all metal frame on the inside) and looks better than I even hoped. We keep it in our living room and use it to store blankets. It fits about six blankets inside. Lid stays on perfectly, I wouldn't change a thing about this basket and have already recommended it to people. Boho, practical, so cute. It is the perfect thing you've been looking for. Also, our cat also seems to love it and keeps sitting on top of it." —Kelsey

    Price: $106.27

    6. A round decorative mirror with looping wire details that basically make it a piece of art (that you can also check your hair in).

    The mirror, which is round and surrounded by several loops of gold-toned wire

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful mirror. It is beveled and made very well. It looks gorgeous over my fireplace." —Pam

    Price: $39

    7. An iron Drew Barrymore Flower Home Grecian table lamp, because you're so done with that gooseneck desk lamp you've had since college.

    The lamp, which is royal blue and has a flat circular base, a narrow column, and a round, bowl-shaped metal shade

    Promising review: "Lovely size and bright, cheerful color. Well-made — 100% metal and the right size to sit on a desk. Solid and sturdy. Better for task lighting than general room light. Cord is nice...but the switch could be a little closer to the lamp itself. Great midcentury modern design that feels just like the 1960s and '70s originals, but in much better condition and with safer wiring!" —Joseph

    Price: $49

    8. A throw pillow with a gray-toned chevron print, for areas where you'd like to experiment with prints but also keep your look relatively neutral.

    The pillows, which are small and square throw pillows, with a light gray base, and chevron stripe patterns in darker gray

    Promising review: "They are very modern and add lots of pizzazz to my bedroom. Love them." —happymim

    Price: $12.87

    9. A velvet easel-back picture frame, so you can add a glam touch to your embarrassing family photos.

    The rectangular frame in pink velvet

    Promising review: "This frame is well-made and very pretty. Adds a luxe vibe to my decor." —Cathy

    Price: $12.99 (originally $14.99, available in three colors)

    10. A mirrored, asymmetrical stainless steel pitcher that's great for pouring drinks — but also so sleek and industrial, you might just want to use it as decor.

    The pitcher, which is slim, has a handle, and an asymmetrical top that forms a spout

    Promising review: "I just bought this for decoration on our floating shelves in the kitchen and it's perfect. It looks very modern. The hammered detail adds some depth." —kk2010

    Price: $40 (available in two colors)

    11. A two-tier, zig-zag floating shelf, because corner shelves are offbeat and make good use of a usually-wasted space.

    The shelf, which is gray and has two horizontal shelf surfaces that are connected by vertical pieces

    Promising review: "Easy to install and looks very modern — would buy it again." —Bean

    Price: $14.03 (originally $24.86)

    12. A Victrola vinyl storage case that can hold 30 or more vinyl albums and look extremely cute while doing it.

    The case, which is shaped like a vinyl album, and has a hinged top, in turquoise

    Promising review: "It is a BEAUTIFUL and sturdy storage case. I had my vinyls stored in a wooden case but I did not like the appearance. I'd been looking for an alternative storage for my vinyls, and I am so glad I came upon this storage case. I especially love the neutral color and the gold/brass accents it has, because it matches the decor in my bedroom. I currently have 22 vinyls, some are double vinyls, and I still have room in this case to fit more! Great purchase, I will be buying more as my collection grows!" —Gloria

    Price: $34.99 ( originally $39.99, available in seven colors/ prints)

    13. A pair of walnut mid-century modern nightstands with splayed legs and antique-finish metal drawer pulls, so you can dream sweet dreams of Mad Men-inspired design.

    The two nightstands, which have four thin splayed legs, two drawers each, and a low, rectangular silhouette

    Promising review: "Love these! Solid wood, easy assembly (just put legs on), stylish and great price. Would buy again." —GGsMommy

    Price: $219 (originally $298)

    14. An Art Deco-style chair in burgundy velvet and gold-toned metal that will make you feel like a glamorous Old Hollywood star (Old Hollywood stars ate grilled cheese while watching Bridgerton on their laptop, right?).

    The chair, which has a burgundy velvet seat and upper back support, and two Art Deco arches in its frame

    Promising review: "I really love these chairs, they are super pretty, with beautiful velvet upholstery. The chairs are comfortable and the perfect height. If you are a tall person, they may be a bit snug, but they are perfect for me! I truly LOVE these chairs!" —BohemianBaby

    Price: $160 (originally $220)

    15. A rustic, wooden console table with open storage, so you can have farmhouse chic vibes anywhere (including your extremely nonfarm of an apartment).

    The table, which has a raw wood look, and one lower open storage shelf

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this piece. It's got clean lines and looks very expensive. The two 'shelves' aren't actually chunky, but made with narrow planks of wood to give it that effect, so it is not super heavy and can be moved around without running your floors." —Farooq

    Price: $114.24+ (originally $150+, available in two colors and two sizes)

    16. A machine-washable throw pillow that's half woven material, half faux leather, and 100% extremely stylish.

    The pillow, which is square and has gray woven fabric on one half, and reddish-brown leather on the other

    Promising review: "A little smaller than I thought it would be, but I love it. Looks like a Pottery Barn pillow." —Terrib

    Price: $20

    17. A Drew Barrymore Flower Home wooden floor lamp with a green velvet drum shade for a hit of luxe retro ambience.

    The lamp, which has a round base, slim rod body, and green velvet drum shade

    Promising review: "It's absolutely beautiful! The green velvet and detail in the base are amazing." —Katie

    Price: $120

    18. A simple three-shelf, gold-tone Novogratz bar cart that will look elegant and modern, whether it's used for storing cocktail supplies or spare boxes of Girl Scout cookies.

    The cart, which has small wheels and three shelves, each with a low rail around it

    Promising review: "It is nicer in person than it appears in the photo. It was easy to put together and looks very nice in my dining room." —TommysMom2

    Price: $58.49

    19. A two-shelf minimalist metal end table, for when you want to give your place an effortless "yes, I read cutting-edge design blogs" kind of vibe, without actually reading cutting-edge design blogs.

    The table, which has two shelves and an "X" base, in white

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these tables. They are sleek and sturdy, with leveling feet. Very modern look, and top is smooth for easy cleaning. Love the curved edges — no more ugly edge protectors for the kiddos."—Chan

    Price: $90 (originally $120, available in two colors)

    20. A faux leather, splay-legged accent chair that is both a visual anchor for the room and a great place to curl up and read some great literature (or watch TikToks of dogs wearing wigs, no judgment here).

    The chair, which is camel-colored faux leather, and has a wide, high flared back and two raised armrests

    Promising review: "This chair is extremely comfortable. The kind you cuddle up in with a good book and some coffee on a rainy afternoon. The chair is a light leather brown color (almost butterscotch). The faux leather is very buttery soft. Almost like the real thing. The chair is sturdy and well-made. The quality seems to be good and the price is great. The shape of the chair gives it a classic, midcentury modern feel, and the tufting creates a little flair, which adds some extra beauty and detail. The chair itself is wide, which adds to the comfort, as well. The chair back is high, which is perfect for relaxing into for many hours, and the armrests are the perfect height. Overall, this chair is a great buy for the price, and I would definitely recommend it to others. Especially those who love that mid-century vibe like I do!" —SouthernMess

    Price: $150 (originally $175)

    21. Or an upholstered lounge chair so sophisticated-looking, it will instantly make everything in your room look slightly fancier by association.

    The chair, which has a vintage, midcentury look with a high square back and large square sidepiece armrests, in emerald

    Promising review: "Love our sitting chair, perfect for a small area but feels spacious when you're sitting in it. Definitely looks more expensive than it is. Pretty comfortable for price point, especially with a pillow in the back. Love that it has arms." —tomcat

    Price: $199 (originally $300, available in two colors)

    22. A neutral-toned chenille throw that looks luxurious on your couch and feels beyond cozy on your body.

    The blanket in blue

    Promising review: "This is a velvety-soft blanket that I really look forward to bundling under in the evenings! Just feeling its lush texture is very soothing, and it looks so nice with my decor. The heathered color gives it a lived-in look, but the blanket is very well-made with nice heft, well-finished edges (no uneven corners or loose threads), and the lovely feel of crushed velvet. I am very pleased with this blanket; definitely recommend as a quick way to update your bed or sofa with something that is equally useful and attractive." —Benb

    Price: $16.47 (available in three colors)

    23. A set of sweeping, machine-washable sheer voile curtains, because you need to let the light in, but you also need some precious privacy so you can watch Riverdale in peace.

    The curtains, which are sheer, in black

    Promising review: "I bought 12 packs of these curtains and I love them. They are slightly see-through. They washed up really nicely. I have them in my dinning room on two windows. They look high-end. Love them! I recommend them for privacy curtains. For sure a 5-star product! " —testrite1

    Price: $4.97+ per panel (available in eight sizes and 12 colors)

    24. Or a set of boldly colored blackout curtains that will both brighten your decor and darken your room (ironic, isn't it?).

    The curtains, which hang to the floor, in periwinkle

    Promising review: "These curtains are great and block out so much light. Totally have made a difference in my daughter's east-facing room. No more waking up at 6:30 a.m. when the sun comes up." —DKAI

    Price: $12.88 per panel (available in two sizes and eight colors)

    25. A Queer Eye collection bar cabinet with two shelves and dividers for bottle storage, so you can finally give your bottles of Two Buck Chuck the kind of stylish home that they deserve.

    The cabinet, which has two hinged doors that are a light oak color, and a dark body, top, and legs

    Promising review: "Overall, I am very happy with this beverage storage cabinet. I love the black oak color combination — the two-tone colors look really nice together. I was surprised at how heavy it was! I found the instructions to be fairly easy to follow, and it took me about an hour to put it together and move it into its place. The size of the cabinet is pretty generous, and I love that the cabinet has legs that keep it up off the floor. The cabinet feels pretty sturdy— the top surface can hold 50 pounds, while each shelf can hold 25 pounds. Since it is a beverage cabinet, I like that it comes with bottle dividers on part of the shelves. This could easily be used in another room in the house, for game or movie storage, or to hold towels in a bathroom. I would definitely recommend this to anyone that is looking for a good quality, stylish cabinet." —mosam11

    Price: $150

    26. A weathered-wood-look table lamp with a faceted base, so its unique style will make it a design focal point in any room.

    The lamp, which has geometric facets, in white

    Promising review: "I bought two for our bedroom nightstands. I chose the distressed black color, which looks to be a very dark charcoal gray color that fits my decor perfectly. The shades are beautiful as well and are a linen color, which softens the light very nicely. The quality is excellent and both lamps came packaged very securely and arrived in perfect condition. I would highly recommend if you're looking for a stylish side table lamp at a great price!" —Karen

    Price: $21.69+ (available in three colors)

    27. Or an open silhouette wire lamp that'll blend equally well with modern and romantic decor alike.

    The lamp, which has a white drum shade and a base comprised of two triangular wire panels

    Promising review: "This is a cute little lamp. I like that the switch is a push switch on the cord itself. Make sure you turn the lamp upside down from the way it's packaged before putting in the lightbulb." —Walmart Customer

    Price: $16.86+ (available in three colors)

    28. A round, distressed-wood wall shelf, so you'll have a chic, modern way to display your collectibles (yes, it is OK if your collectibles are neither chic nor modern).

    The shelf, which is round, and has a shelf across the width, as well as a divider along the length

    Promising review: "CUTE!! It's smaller than I imagined, but it is just what I needed. I'm so glad I bought it. It gives my kitchen the modern update that I needed." —CLA

    Price: $49.99+ (available in two colors)

    29. An abstract print that's intriguing-looking, but also compliments tons of different types of decor.

    The print, which looks like mountains or a cut-open geode, rendered in black, gray, and gold

    Promising review: "This canvas looks beautiful in person. I love it because it's versatile and goes with lots of different styles, but it's also definitely a statement piece. The gold is more matte in person, not shiny or metallic. It's pretty big, so it definitely stands out in my room. I'm currently redecorating and I love that it won't be too hard to match with this." —ThankUCats

    Price: $69

    30. A cotton-and-jute pouf ottoman, because it perfectly compliments your boho decor while also giving you a great place to kick back and engage in some decidedly non-boho activities (well, maybe your TV habits are extremely boho, I don't know your life).

    The pouf, which is cylindrical with a rounded top, and which is half white braided cotton, half  braided jute in a natural tone

    Promising review: "This pouf is a perfect neutral-yet-fun color combination. It matches my new sofa and rugs perfectly, and makes a perfect footstool (instead of the coffee table!)" —JLBW

    Price: $91.58

    31. A farmhouse-style, gray-wash wooden tray that works equally well as a place to display candles or keepsakes as it does to a device to transport a tasty plate of nachos safely across the house. That's called versatility, friends.

    The tray, which is rectangular and has two oval cut-out handles

    Promising review: "Added this to my bureau. Could not believe the price for how nice this is! Have seen these priced much higher in popular decor stores. Love the color! Great quality and perfect size." —kingstondoh

    Price: $14.22

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

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