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    29 Splurge-Worthy Things From Walmart That’ll Make A Huge Difference In Your Home

    From mid-century modern coffee tables to restaurant-grade knife sets, give your home a glow-up.

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    1. A yellow, 16-piece, nonstick ceramic cookware set that'll bring some color to your kitchen, even if you never *actually* cook. The set includes everything you need for your kitchen, ensuring that everything you chef up is as good as it can be. The nonstick coating will make cleaning a dream, but you can throw them in the dishwasher, too.

    the yellow cookware set

    The set includes 4" mini frying pan, 7" and 9.5" frying pans, 1-qt and 2-qt saucepans with lids, 5-qt stock pot with lid, 2.5-qt sauté pan with lid, 7 stainless steel steamer, and 4 kitchen utensils.

    Promising review: "After reading & research, this purchase was an easy decision. Having now used them, this is by far, the best cookware that I have ever owned! Not only am I cooking healthy, there is virtually no trouble with cleanup. Even making macaroni & cheese, there is no 'soaking' to clean the cheese from the cookware!" —Mona 

    Price: $118.87

    2. A mid-century modern bedside table, because your TMJ mouthguard and anti-snoring nasal strips deserve to be stored in style. The sleek handle and angular legs will have people thinking you collect expensive vintage furniture on the side. (Though it does vintage one better by including a wireless charging port to keep you and your Qi-enabled devices all charged up without a mess of wires.)

    Brown one-drawer nightstand in trendy bedroom

    Promising review: "Very well made and sturdy. I like it so much more than I thought I would. Super handy to have the USB charger included." —Teresa

    Price: $117.99

    3. A Wi-Fi-powered robot vacuum cleaner, so you can feel like Zenon, girl of the 21st century, with a spotless apartment. You can hook the device up to your phone, so cleaning is as easy as ordering Postmates or making a new Spotify playlist. You also can schedule a cleaning on the app, so you can arrive home to a clean floor, or connect the vacuum to your Alexa or Google Assistant.

    Black, circle robot vacuum cleaner and remote control

    Promising review: "Easy operation with remote control. The vacuum cleaner glides underneath beds and sofas with ease, cleaning under beds and sofas where dirt hides." —Helen 

    Price: $116

    4. A sliding barn door storage unit for your dining room, kitchen, living room, or studio apartment that's a kitchen–living room–dining room in one. The top can hold up to 250 pounds, making this a great entertainment console, and the sliding door will let you hide your assortment of chargers, mail, and other unaesthetic things you have nowhere else to put, while giving you space to show off your fancy candles and photo books you've never read.

    White storage unit in shabby chic apartment

    Promising review: "Delivered sooner than expected. Easily put together by my husband. Very pleased with the appearance." —Nancy 


    5. A 6-quart air fryer, because homemade potato chips are the definition of self-love. With the ability to air fry, roast, reheat, and dehydrate, this machine can replace your oven and microwave. Also, having dehydrated fruit on tap will make you feel like a rich hippie mom (think Zoë Kravitz in Big Little Lies) who wears a lot of linen.

    Silver air fryer in city kitchen

    Promising review: "Wow this cooks things SO fast! My first air fryer, so I can't compare it to others, but it has blown me away already. Can definitely take the place of your toaster oven and microwave in a lot of cases. I'll be using this in place of my oven a lot as well because it's so fast, it holds a lot of food, and it really gets things crispy." —Chelsea 

    Price: $79.45 

    6. A Drew Barrymore Flower Home wooden leaning mirror that will look as good in your bedroom as it will in your #OOTD posts. With a stained wood frame and craft paper backing, this mirror is durable and tear resistant and will last through long-distance moves and late-night impromptu furniture rearranging sessions.

    Rectangle mirror in boho bedroom

    Promising review: "Great quality, especially for the price! It came packaged extremely well, which is great because I was worried about it getting damaged in shipping. Great color, great size. I looked at a lot of other mirrors online, and this one kept coming out on top. My friend had bought this mirror and loves it, so I knew it was good quality before I bought it. I would definitely recommend." —Kara

    Price: $148.88 

    7. A café-quality espresso machine, because this baby can make drip coffee as you make espresso *and* froth milk, all at once.

    Silver and black Gevi espresso maker

    Promising review: "My adult children loved this. They were so excited to get one. They love their lattes." —educated3511

    Price: $109.99

    8. A 6-quart cast iron Dutch oven for finally making all the recipes you've bookmarked from Tasty. With a durable porcelain enamel, you can boil, braise, bake, and throw it in the oven. The shape allows for ideal heat distribution, for consistent cooking (even if you're having an off day).

    Silver dutch oven on stove

    Promising review: "This is my first enameled Dutch oven. I read all the reviews and chose the Lodge based on quality for the price. At less than one-third the cost of more expensive brands, I took a chance. So far I have made bread, stews, and braised meat. The Dutch oven works beautifully and cleans up so easily. I have a glass-topped stove and found that I have no issues with scratching. I already own iron skillets and am accustomed to moving them carefully across the glass for years without scratching. I definitely recommend this 6-quart model!" —FossilHunter

    Price$69.89+ (available in five colors)

    9. A Drew Barrymore Flower Home brass-and-rattan floor lamp to brighten up the room when you're reading literature and having tea (or shopping online and drinking White Claw). The rattan shade is a timeless classic, and the antiqued brass neck is durable and sturdy. With an on/off foot switch, you can put this lamp anywhere without worrying about reaching the switch.

    Floor lamp in colorful living room

    Promising review: "I love this lamp. The gold tone is nice and subtle and the shade is beautiful. It's got a nice heavy base and works perfectly in our nursery." —Jenn 

    Price: $123.80 

    10. A sparkling water and soda maker because the only thing trendier than drinking seltzer is going no-waste. No batteries or electricity is needed, so this device stores easily and can go anywhere. Carbonating your own water and juice (and wine and cocktails), you'll save money you would have spent going out and buying cases of La Croix. You'll also help save the planet.

    the soda maker

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this Drinkmate soda maker. I drink a lot of seltzer water and I wanted to reduce my plastic-bottle waste. This is a great product and works quickly and easily. You can get as much 'sparkle' as you like. The product is durable and made to last, looks very nice and sturdy, and doesn't take up a lot of counter space." —darren1970

    Price: $84.14 (available in three colors)

    11. A floral watercolor 16-piece dinnerware set that will make your day-old Postmates look like a 5-star meal. They're made of durable ceramic, so they stack well, yet they're still dishwasher and microwave safe.

    Pink and purple plate set

    Promising review: "These plates have added so much color and happiness to my kitchen. I absolutely love the colors and the patterns. I am beyond pleased with the sturdiness and quality as well. They have been such a blessing." —Monicajan26 

    Price: $60 

    12. A chic, black desk for "working at home" (watching Love Island and sending the occasional email). The compact desk will make the most of a smaller space, and the open cubby/drawer combo is the perfect mix of accessibility and privacy. All your files can be easily grabbed, while your extra toner can be stored away.

    Black, thin writing desk in apartment

    Promising review:  "If you do not need or want a big clunky desk, I would recommend the Queer Eye Copley Writing Desk in Black Oak. It is so simple in its beauty, it is not at all flashy, but your eye is definitely drawn to it when you see it in the room. The desk is made of your typical particleboard material and it is all black with a wood grain texture, except for the drawer, which has an oak wood grain look. Although there is only one drawer, it is very roomy and, of course, there is all the extra storage space in the cubby area. It was a quick build, I do not believe it took more than a half hour for me alone to slap it all together. It does not take up much space at all, unlike my old desk, and I like the height of the desk. It has a one-year limited warranty, which is very nice, too." —herself

    Price: $118.80+ (available in three colors)

    13. A Vitamix 5300 that will turn your apartment into a smoothie bar with cool hanging plants and Jack Johnson playing. The "pulse" feature is great for making stews, soups, and chunky salsas. With an easily adjustable dial, you'll be able to get everything exactly how you want it.

    Black Vitamix in trendy kitchen.

    Promising review: "I'm very pleased with my purchase! I made green ranch dressing with fresh veggies and herbs. It's so powerful you have to be careful not to liquefy the ingredients. But for fruit smoothies that's awesome! Can't wait to make soups, hummus, and nut butters." — WalmartCustomer 

    Price: $399.99

    14. A Camilia Birds wall art set to make you look like an art historian to your friends, family, and Hinge dates. The pieces come framed, saving you a trip to the frame store (read: another online order from Walmart) and are ready to be hung right out of the box. The antique bronze finish with silver trim is sure to tie your space together.

    Pink and blue birds and vines painting

    Promising review: "Beautiful and vibrant colors. Well made. Frames are nice and glass front. Comes with hanging hardware already attached. Very well packaged. No damage. Happy with my purchase!" —Monica 

    Price: $89 

    15. A neon velvet office chair because all-staff Zoom meetings need all the excitement they can get. With sloping arms and a rounded seat cushion, this chair will keep you supported all day long. The supportive bottom with wheels makes it easy to move and groove through your office.

    Hot pink office chair on wheels

    Promising review: "Everything about this chair is absolutely PERFECT. Seriously, I'm obsessed. I recently purchased a desk and wanted a chair to go with it but every chair I found was pretty bleak. The color is identical to the picture. The setup took me all of five minutes. There's a handle for adjusting the height of the chair. The actual chair portion you sit on is incredibly comfortable! The backrest is also a perfect height and is rounded so it fits the curve of my back comfortably. It looks pretty high quality actually, so I could see this in an upscale room/office and it fitting right in. It's a pretty funky piece of furniture, so if you like eccentric pieces, definitely buy this! I sound like a salesperson but seriously, this chair made my heart so happy when I saw it online and in person it's even better!" —Aimee

    Price$159.97 (available in 14 colors)

    16. A wood console table to hold your keys, wallet, sunglasses, ChapStick, random mail, and everything else you dump the minute you walk in the house. The solid wood makes it a durable and long-lasting piece that will warm up your house for years to come. The bottom shelf means extra storage, and the sleek shape makes this piece extra versatile.

    Brown thin table with books in warm living room

    Promising review: "I'm so in love with this console table that after I bought one to use in my entry I bought a second one for my granddaughter who fell in love with mine. I've been redecorating my home in a lighter, more airy look. This fits the bill perfectly. Now onto the more practical part. It's sturdy, very very sturdy!" —Terri 


    17. A Drew Barrymore Flower Home blue-velvet mid-century modern accent chair that will make you feel like a lifestyle blogger, even when you haven't showered in a week and all your vegetables are getting rubbery. The durable wooden frame will last the test of time, and the back and seat cushions will make it your favorite place to work from home.

    the blue chair

    Promising review: "Solid frame, beautiful blue-velvet fabric on the cushions. The seat is firm but comfy. A mid-century style that should work with many design styles. I like this chair!" —Kathryn


    18. An eight-piece kitchen knife set for chopping all sorts of gourmet ingredients (like frozen pizza and blocks of cheddar cheese). The high-carbon stainless-steel blades are super strong and durable, and the handles are designed for an easy grip that gives you maximum control.

    Wooden and metal knife set

    Promising review: "Beautiful knives. Very sharp. Bought for my husband. He absolutely loves them." —Alicia 

    Price: $69.29

    19. A crocheted footstool that's the next best thing to going to summer camp and learning how to macramé. The sturdy wooden legs make it a versatile piece that can be an extra chair, a footrest, or just a place to put your drinks. The neutral cotton color means it will look good in any space.

    White and brown ottoman in boho living room

    Promising review: "I loved the crochet stool, exactly what I was looking for. The quality was good." —Valerie

    Price: $69 

    20. A KitchenAid stand mixer that will have you baking goodies for all your friends. The compact size means it will fit perfectly in your kitchen, even if you have *no* counter space. This model includes a coated flat beater, dough hook, and wire whip to keep you busy for years to come. It's also ready for add-ons like ice cream makers and pasta machines, making it a super-versatile device.

    the stand mixer

    Promising review: "I love my KitchenAid; I feel like a total professional and it was at a great price I couldn't pass it up. Made my first batch of strawberry cupcakes." —Bakinglover


    21. An 8-quart Instant Pot so you can finally be a person who "meal preps." No cap, this thing makes it all: soup, chicken, rice, yogurt, oatmeal, bread, you name it. You don't even have to know how to cook, you just have to know how to hit a button.

    Silver Instapot

    Promising review: "Ribs in 50 minutes including prep time! Tender and juicy, meat falling off the bone. I have also made delicious lemon chicken in about 20 minutes. Looking forward to trying more recipes in this wonder pot! It makes a great addition to the kitchen. When I have lots of time I use a crockpot but when I want to make something more quickly, the Instant Pot does the job! I got the 8-quart size which allows you to cook a larger quantity to have leftovers." —poconogal


    22. A Drew Barrymore Flower Home mid-century bar stool to turn your kitchen into one of those bougie cocktail bars that puts raw herbs in their drinks. With long tapered legs and a footrest bar, this chair is the meeting of comfort and chic. The solid-wood construction makes it a sturdy chair, and the abstract leopard print will make you look like a world traveler with your own private jet.

    Blue and brown barstool in funky apartment

    Promising review: "Gorgeous!!! Looks great! Very well made! The colors are vibrant! Want to order more decor from Flower Home!" —Marla 


    23. A Queer Eye mid-century modern coffee table to display all your plants and expensive candles. The walnut wood grain finish will warm up any room, and the open and closed spaces let you decide what things you want to display (and what you want to be hidden). It's the perfect piece to hold food and drinks as you hang by the couch, or to tie the room together.

    Brown chic coffee table in city apartment

    Promising review: "This is a nice piece of furniture to add to your living room or maybe a hallway. I assembled it on my own, which took about an hour. The instructions were very clear and easy to follow. The wood is a nice color, and the table is very study. It's definitely a nice table." —Monica 


    24. A gold Art Deco bar cart to make you feel like a fancy Real Adult TM (even if you're still drinking cheap vodka and RedBull). The glass makes it airy and elegant, while the gold metal makes a strong visual statement. It's also on wheels, so it's convenient and can move around your apartment with ease. You can even use it as a table or shelf if your bar days are behind you.

    Gold and class bar bart in living room

    Promising review: "Item was delivered in great shape! Easy to put together and very sturdy. I have about 20 bottles on it. Rolls smoothly over carpet. The glass has a great Art Deco design and is thick so one doesn't have to worry about it shattering easily. I am very happy with my purchase." —Margaret 


    25. A minimalist split futon that your overnight guests will be happy to crash on. It's compact and versatile, making it perfect for smaller apartments, and the padding under the tapered legs will protect your floors (and help you get you your security deposit back). The split-back design makes it a comfortable seat and bed, and the sturdy wood frame will keep it fresh for ages.

    Blue and brown futon in apartment

    Promising review: "This futon is wonderful! I love it! It is comfortable and sturdy! It is very firm and the color is very nice! It was very easy to put together! It only took me about 30 minutes to complete! This futon is a great buy and good purchase for my spare bedroom and visiting guess!" —Georgetta

    Price$282.19+ (available in two colors)

    26. A Drew Barrymore Flower Home retro brass table lamp to make your home look like you spend your weekends uncovering hidden gems at estate sales, instead of watching Netflix in your yoga pants. The clear on/off chord will blend right into the decor of whatever room you put the lamp in, and the antique brass makes it a perfect piece to mix and match with. It comes with a light bulb to make your life extra easier.

    Brass funky-shaped lamp on table

    Promising review: "VERY high-quality, cool lamp for a very reasonable price. Also delivered quickly!" —Adele 


    27. A white garment rack because seeing all your stylish clothes will make choosing an outfit easier (at least, we can hope). The wood and metal mix are visually appealing and durable. Holding 44 pounds of hanging clothes, this will organize all your coats, pants, and shoes.

    Garment rack with clothes on it

    Promising review: "This rolling cart is very sturdy and well made. It works perfectly in our apartment with the combination of a garment/coat rack and shelf space. Our previous coat rack was very flimsy and cheaply made so this has been a nice upgrade and is very clean and nice to look at. It isn't hard but is a little time consuming to put together but it's worth it for the outcome." —hannah 

    Price: $69.99 (available in two colors)

    28. A vintage-inspired palm-print quilt set that'll make your bedroom feel like a 1960s beach vacation. The printed cotton and cotton filling are super comfy and sure to keep you warm in the winter but still breathe in the summer. With two matching pillowcases, this set will make you look put together, even if you forgot to brush your teeth and have 3,000 unread work emails.


    Promising review: "Beautiful, I love it so much I ordered two!!" —Eva 

    Price: $60+ (available in two sizes)

    29. A leaning bookshelf to show off all the books you haven't read yet and, frankly, may never get around to. But hey, they look cute nonetheless. The solid-wood legs make it a long-lasting piece you'll never get bored of. And the rustic look is a neutral base for all of your design ideas.

    the ladder shelves

    Promising review: "Very very pleased with this purchase. Everything you needed to build the ladders was included in a well-marked packet. Easy to put together. They look great! Lots of space to store practical and decor items. Definitely buy again!" —cbpbirthday

    Price: $150.80

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