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    Updated on Feb 21, 2020. Posted on Feb 21, 2020

    37 Things For Your Living Room You'll Probably Wish You'd Bought Years Ago

    Time to click those heels together because there truly is no place like home.

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    1. A faux-marble coffee table with a hidden storage option, so you'll have the perfect place to stash the candy you don't want to share with your roomie.


    Or maybe you'll just use it for normal-person storage for like...candles and coffee table books. Either way, I can't stop obsessing over this table. I would make it my own personal Cave of Wonders (y'know, like from Aladdin). And the faux-marble aesthetic is super chic. NEED.

    Promising review: "I always eat dinner on the couch because that's where the TV is, and let me tell you, this coffee table has really streamlined my ability to be grotesquely lazy. It's inconvenient having to, like, bend over and reach down to get the food in my face. Now the food comes up to me! Don't judge me, 'lazy' is just a more concise way to spell 'efficient.' I conserve so much energy, what I'm doing here is inspirational. Living in the future is so magical, and I'm glad you guys are here to share it with me. I have a pile of napkins and plastic cutlery stuffed into the compartment in the table, because I can never remember to grab napkins and utensils when I bring my food over to the couch and it's always a disaster because I have to decide whether to get back up or just roll the dice and lean into it. But no more!" —Val

    Get it from Amazon for $122.57+ (available in black and brown).

    2. A cube organizer, perfect for anyone who has a lot of odds and ends they'd like to display in their living room.


    This product is an organizer's dream come true — it's simple, but extremely effective for creating a place to store all of your essentials.

    Promising review: "I kept delaying the assembly of this cube organizer because I usually find these type of assembly projects to be very frustrating. Now I have procrastinators remorse. This was VERY easy to assemble and probably took me 20 min or less. It's pretty sturdy and I bought the ClosetMaid 3880 Cubeical fabric drawers which fit perfectly." —Lucy

    Get it from Amazon for $26.82+ (available in eight sizes and seven colors).

    3. A set of wall-mounted shelves to help remove clutter from your bookcase/dresser/floor and make your room look organized at the same time.


    You can end your search for the perfect floating shelves — they're right here!

    Promising review: "These were super easy to install. I live in an apartment so I can't make holes in the wall but push-pins worked just as well! it was sturdy enough to support my decorations and honestly, they are cute. I love the little paper instructions and the nails that already came with it for assembly. Honestly worth the price, the look, and the assembly." —Adriana

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $14.97+ (available in five colors).

    4. A cozy armchair that'll be a lovely addition to your living room decor and quickly become your favorite place to cuddle up and read a book.


    Promising review: "We are delighted with this charming, elegant, nicely crafted arm chair! The light blue cloth is lovely, very fresh looking and tasteful, and the seating position is first-class, supportive at just the right angle. The chair is well-constructed, with solid attachment points for its sturdy, attractive birch legs." —MacMaster

    Get it from Amazon for $141.40+ (available in charcoal or teal).

    5. An area rug with a subtle pop of color, so you and your roomie or partner can end that ongoing fight about whether to get a neutral or vibrant rug.

    Poly and Bark

    This lovely rug is a neutral tan, but has accents of pink, blue, and yellow, with a modern pattern that is sure to appease the style preferences of everyone in your home. So instead of arguing over a rug, you can spend time doing more important things, like watching the latest episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians.

    Get it from Poly and Bark for $159 (measures 8x10).

    6. A pyramid pendant light made from a painted steel in an oil-rubbed bronze finish that will transform your living room in minutes.

    Urban Outfitters

    It is amazing what a simple ~flip of a switch~ can do to the aesthetic of a room. This cage-design is modern, super cool, and sure to light up your life.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $129.

    7. A driftwood-style TV stand with plenty of room to store your gaming consoles and extra decorative trinkets.


    What more could you ask for!? Featuring an urban design and a color that will match every other piece of furniture you own, this TV stand can hold up to 250 pounds.

    Promising review: "Been looking a long time for just the right TV stand.... found it! Got it in the driftwood color and it's beautiful. It's a sturdy piece and was easy to put together. It's not real wood, but it's textured to feel like it, and no one will tell the difference. Got a 55" on it with plenty of room to spare. Great-looking piece, would recommend it to anyone looking to upgrade from those standard black TV stands we all have. This one's a 5-star for sure." —Cathy Healey

    Get it from Amazon for $116.10+ (available in two sizes and seven styles).

    8. A macrame swing for the corner of your room — just imagine how soothing it would be to curl up with a blanket and nap or read in there. Delightful.,

    Promising review: "Beautiful chair! Well made. It is quite large so make sure you have the space for it. My daughter has sat in this for hours! We did order the $15 hanging kit that is recommended and we measured in the attic where a roof joist was so we could attach it to the joist from below. Chair feels well made and very secure. We plan on getting some for our deck as well." —Thedrakes

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99+ (available in four colors).

    9. A candle with pressed flowers in the lid that'll look beautiful on your coffee table whether you choose to actually light it or not. What? I can't be the only one who hoards my candles and doesn't want to waste them!


    Promising review: "This candle gives me ALL the fall feels. Plus, I love the jar and pressed flower lid that I’ll repurpose once I burn every last bit of this candle." —Jacbpar

    Get it from Anthropologie for $12 (available in six scents).

    10. A stylish teal ottoman to store all your stuff in so guests will never know you're *kind of* a hoarder.


    Promising review: "This is a great value. Looks just like the photo. I've had it for months now. It is sturdy and the storage is such a bonus. I have pets so fur gets around my apartment. This is really easy to vacuum or spot clean with a wet rag." —Nerd-Lady

    Get it from Amazon for $168.05.

    11. A Samsung TV that'll disguise itself as an elegant picture frame when it's not in use. A magical marvel in home decor and technology if you ask me.,

    This is the number one thing on my wish list right now — it's so cool and I'm constantly staring at it in stores. I love that it has the ability to transform into a piece of art but also act as a room's main source of entertainment.

    Promising review: "This TV is badass! It’s more expensive, but that’s because it’s so much different than other TVs. If you hate the way normal TVs look, get one of these. It mounts flat against the wall and will look like a picture frame. The one connect box is great too. Just one cord comes down to a box you can stash somewhere that you connect all your inputs into. Definitely spend the extra money to get one of the other bezel covers. It really will look like a picture on the wall." —Chris Fulmer

    Get it from Amazon for $997.99+ (available in four sizes).

    12. A remote organizer, perfect for keeping your various remotes, clickers, channel changes (whatever you call it in your house) in check while looking chic.

    You're only human if you don't know where your TV remotes are... ever. This contraption is perfect for storing remotes, house phones (if ya' have one), and even your cell phone if you want to really focus on what you're watching.

    Promising review: "This remote control holder is the best I’ve ever owned. Not only is it elegant and attractive, it is nice and light weight and has room for at least five remote controls, however depending on the thinness of the controllers, you could probably fit more in there.

    Since it basically just sits on a side table, I believe it’s made of quality material, and will last a very long time. It matched my decor perfectly, and looks exactly as pictured." —Nicole Cook

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in five colors).

    13. A chic glass tower shelving unit, so you can put your odds 'n' ends on display for all to see.


    Whether you have a home filled with succulents and plants (guilty) or you have an extensive collection of figurines you want to show off (you never know), this shelf would be the perfect way to put your items on display.

    Promising review: "It's weird how this can be so cheap and easy to construct but really does not look cheap at all. I just put it together this morning in like 10 minutes, it was so easy! Came quick and no damage! It goes up crazy easy and looks really nice. Super happy because I was worried it might look tiny and cheap. The glass shelves are maybe smaller than expected but really not bad and the dimensions posted are true to size." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $50.87.

    14. Or a ladder bookcase to ~elevate~ your collection of Nicholas Sparks novels — ahem, I mean noteworthy classic tomes.


    Take your love for books (or trinkets, whichever you prefer to display) to new heights with this ladder bookcase. It's great for making the most out of small spaces — and it just looks really cool.

    Promising review: "I really like this bookcase. It was easy to assemble by myself. Really great way to showcase books, CDs, DVDs, photos, vases or plants, trinkets, etc. I think that this open ladder style looks a lot cooler than the typical enclosed bookcase that we're all used to seeing. The 'espresso' color is a very dark brown, almost black. It's real solid wood, not that crappy particleboard that a lot of shelving at this price range is made of. The shelf is sturdy, and I even have it sitting on carpet." —Megan M

    Get it from Amazon for $62.54 (available in two styles and three colors).

    15. A chic marble diffuser that'll blend seamlessly into your living room decor and also bring positive vibes (and scents) to the room.


    Not only will this gadget help fill your living room with your favorite scents, but it also naturally purifies the air. It will complement your decor with its lovely modern design. It's simply goooorgeous!

    Promising review: "I really like this oil diffuser. The look is perfect for our house and it’s super simple to use. It comes with a cup so you can measure the water. The light isn’t too bright but it’s cute. It’s pretty quiet, I woke up in the middle of the night and I heard water drips, and assumed it came from the oil diffuser but during the day, I can’t hear a thing. This is honestly one of my favorite additions to our home." —Robyn

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in black and white).

    16. A couch that is VERY reasonably priced and comfortable, you'll easily be able to spend hours rewatching Game of Thrones.


    What's a living room without the perfect cozy couch to spend hours and hours on? This one is inexpensive, comes in a bunch of colors, and sure to become your new fave spot to chill.

    Promising review: "I went out on a limb and bought this before there were any product reviews. I needed a small chaise sectional for my den and this was the perfect size. It offers a midcentury-ish style while still providing comfort requisite for a den (my living room couch is pure mid-century art and not comfy for sitting, haha). The couch was delivered without incident or damage and it was quite easy to put the legs on (note that there is one non-tapered leg...that one goes under the middle of the couch). The cushions are quite comfy — firm but cushy. The hubs sits on it for a few hours each night and so far, no craters or sags in the cushions at all. The fabric is quite smooth to the touch but has a slightly heathered or tweedy look to it. Overall, I am so pleased with this couch and the price I paid was a steal." —Heather Coburn-Schill

    Get it from Amazon for $295+ (available as a chair, loveseat, sofa, sofa bed, and sectional, and eight colors).

    17. A Homesick Candle, so your entire living room will smell of your favorite place in the world: home.

    Homesick / Via

    The next time your friends come over they'll ask you, "Oooh, what's that nice smell?" And you can happily direct them to your Homesick Candle that smells just like your favorite place on earth.

    Promising review: "I got this as a surprise for my boyfriend. He moved to my state from Texas for college. I wasn't sure about how it would smell but I figured even if he wasn't a fan it would be neat as a decoration for his room. When I surprised him with the candle and he smelled it, he actually got very emotional and started crying because he said the smell instantly brought back so many memories of home. I don't know how they did it, but Homesick Candles managed to replicate the smell of home so well in this candle that it took my boyfriend back home immediately. Definitely worth my money:)" —Bailey K

    Get it from Amazon for $29.23 (available in 50 scents).

    18. An intricately painted vase covered in florals that just might outshine the supermarket flowers you place in it.


    Promising review: "I purchased all four, and they are more beautiful in person. Well made, and tastefully designed, it goes with any decor. They are the perfect pop of color." —Jucolovesanthro

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

    19. A storage shelf to keep your precious record player and vinyl safe and sound at all times.

    Urban Outfitters

    If you're very ~into~ records and collecting vinyl, you know it's important to have a place to store them. This shelf has a spot for all your records and your record player — it's perfect! It comes in a bunch of colors so it will go with all of your furniture.

    Promising review: "I was always scared of messing up my records because I never had anywhere to put them and not all of them are new (my mom passed all of hers from the '70s and '80s down to me and they aren’t in best condition). This will help me keep them organized and also in a very cute way!" —lyslyon

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $89 (available in two colors).

    20. A roll of peel-and-stick floral wallpaper, in case you've been dying to transform your living room into a scene from literally any Wes Anderson film.


    We chose our wedding venue specifically around the fact it was filled with DOPE wallpaper — just like this floral print. It's really easy to apply (peel-and-stick!) and can be removed, so don't stress if you're renting. It can also be used to jazz up other items like bookcases.

    Promising review: "Looks absolutely beautiful in my baby's room! Difficult to line up at first but after the first few we got the hang of it. I will say the pattern is very forgiving. Some areas didn't line up perfectly but you cant tell at all. It was definitely worth the frustration because I'm so happy with the finished product." —Julie

    Get it from Amazon for $18.96 (available in three styles).

    21. A plush slipper chair to add a touch of elegance to that barren corner of your living room you continue to look at and think "what should I put there?"

    TJ Maxx

    Get it from TJ Maxx for $199.99.

    22. Blackout curtains so you'll never have to worry about that annoying glare the sun projects onto the TV during a midday movie marathon., Amazon

    Promising review: "I'll be honest. We didn't want to like these curtains. We buy WAY too many things from Amazon and for some reason this just felt like a strange thing for Amazon to provide. Plus, we wanted to have 'nice' (or should I say more expensive) curtains in our rooms. But in the end, we knew that the Amazon Basic products were well made and these curtains were going into our kids' rooms so we rolled the dice. These are the best curtains we have purchased. Period. The fabric is excellent and the grommets are solid. I mean, I really gave these a solid once over to try and find something to complain about. Stitching? Excellent? Fabric pulling away from the grommets? Not at all. Hem starting to pull apart? Not in the least. They'll probably look like crap in a year, right? A year on and these things look almost brand new. Honestly, this isn't a love letter. This is more an acceptance that Amazon really does make exceptional products at a really low price point. The curtains shouldn't be this good, but they are." —Mike K.

    Get them from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in six sizes and nine styles).

    23. A leather recliner to not only give you an identical massage to the one you get while getting a pedicure, but that can also swivel 360 degrees!


    Want to add a little luxury into your living room? Well, let me introduce you to this chair. It is soft but sturdy, has two cup holders, storage bags to hold magazines, and a fantastic heating/massaging feature. Say "yes" to comfort, my friends.

    Promising review: "The chair was shipped very quickly, and was very easy to assemble. I really appreciated the twin cup holders, and felt it was a good size for our living room. The customer service is very good, and is worth mentioning here. I had to reach out to them after a couple of months, and not only were they very prompt getting back to me, but they also shipped me a replacement part within a few days and at no cost to me. I felt they valued me as a customer, and made sure I was completely satisfied." —Martin J

    Get it from Amazon for $294.99+ (available in seven styles).

    24. A mid-century styled coffee table with a slab of glass and wood that'll bring double the style and storage space to your living room.

    West Elm

    Get it from West Elm for $319.20 (available in two colors).

    25. A professionally framed gallery wall, so everyone who visits your home will be convinced you have an ~eye for design~.


    I got married last year and can honestly tell you I haven't printed a single photo from the "best day of my life" (gags). It wasn't until i discovered Framebridge that I even considering doing something with the pics! All you have to do is upload your photos, choose your format and frames, and BOOM! The gallery wall arrive with a guide, so you can decorate stress-free.

    Get this gallery wall from Framebridge for $549 (available in three frame styles). And check out more gallery wall options.

    26. A mirror that'll answer the question "Who's the fairest of them all?" Spoiler: The answer is this versatile piece of furniture.


    The Evil Queen probably would've been a lot more chill if she had been gazing into a trendy mirror like this one, don't you think? It can be hung on a wall or laid flat as a decorative piece. Fantastic!

    Promising review: "I love this mirror. It's really hard to see in the photo what it is, so it's a bit hard to imagine what you are going to get. It's a flat mirror and the gold dimensional parts are up off the mirror so the finished piece is not flat like a regular mirror but very dimensional. I always recommend checking measurements carefully so you know the actual size of what you are getting. This isn't a huge mirror. I think it is great as a mirror, but am actually using it as a tray on a dresser in my boys' room." —@MaggieHDesign

    Get it from Amazon for $74;99+ (available in four colors).

    27. An agate wall clock to give your living room the pop of color it has been craving.

    Aanthropology / Etsy

    Dying to add some unique decor to your living room walls? Well, look no further! Not only will this aqua blue agate piece bring some ~umph~ to your room, but it's also a functional clock.

    Get it from Aanthropology on Etsy for $39.50+ (available with or without personalization).

    28. A Persian-inspired rug, because you deserve to be surrounded by the finer things in life at all times.


    One glance at this rug will have your guests saying "ooh, la la!" The colors are vibrant, but not over-the-top, making it the perfect accent for honestly any room. It also comes in a variety of sizes, so don't fret about it not fitting ~just right~... It will!

    Promising review: "I couldn’t believe how nice this rug is for the price point! Very happy with my purchase. It looks just like the pictures and would easily be a $400-$500 rug anywhere else. Great quality, rich in color, very affordable." —Tasha

    Get it from Amazon for $59.49+ (available in four sizes and two styles).

    29. A lamp with a fringe shade that'll make it look like you're hosting a Gatsby-era party every day of the week.

    Urban Outfitters

    Looking at this lamp all I want to do is scream "FABUUUULOUS!" The design is straight out of the Roaring '20s, so if that's your thing I wouldn't blame you if you're already pulling your credit card out of your wallet as we speak.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $129.

    30. A chenille floor cushion to provide extra (but still SO comfortable) seating for anyone who gets sucked into your I'm-not-leaving-the-house-this-winter plans.


    Promising review: "This comes just as pictured and described. It is comfortable and looks luxurious. It's great for floor seating." —AKhan

    Get it from Amazon for $31.49+ (available in six colors).

    31. A chunky throw blanket that'll keep you warm and make you feel like you're cuddling with a sheep on your couch.

    The Citizenry

    In my opinion, you can never have too many throw blankets. I've had my eye on this one for quite some time now — it's trendy and looks like you could hibernate in it for DAYS. It's entirely made of wool, so you know it'll feel like hugging a cloud.

    Promising review: "This throw is the most amazing thing I have felt and touched and laid eyes on. It feels so luxurious. The moment I opened the box I knew I had something special and unique. Thank you Citizenry for curating all of these lovely things!" —yen d.

    Get it from The Citizenry for $395+ (available in two sizes).

    32. A scratch-off map anyone with a bad case of wanderlust will simply adore because they can mark all their past and future adventures while also adding a conversation piece to their living space.


    Promising review: "I gave this as a gift to a traveler. He really liked the way it is and when I informed him that you scratch off all the countries he visited he was so surprised. I put it in a poster frame. Nice idea for someone who travels." —M. King

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    33. A set of twinkly string lights, so you can repurpose your next empty bottle of wine into a piece of living room decor Tinker Bell would be proud of.


    Do you already love everything about your living room but want to add some ~mood~ lighting? Pick up a set of these battery powered string lights and get to work crafting your own piece of decor. You can stuff these into a vase, a bottle, or really any glass container you've got.

    Promising review: "I used these in wine bottles as table centerpieces. I received so many compliments on the lights and had a lot of people ask me where I bought these lights. I even had one woman offer to buy them from me! These give off a nice, soft light — not bright, just for ambiance. I'll definitely reuse these in bottles in our living room." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $10.98+ (available in five colors).

    34. A magical reversible pillow with none other than Jeff Goldblum's face on it, for a living room decoration that's as smooth as his jazz album.


    This fantastic pillow will let you live out your Jeff Goldblum fantasies (don't be shy, we all love him), but then, with a swift hand motion, transform it back into a regular pillow. You can also get it with a unicorn of Nicolas Cage design.

    Promising review: "FABULOUS BUY! Great quality, and you can HIDE YOUR UNHEALTHY OBSESSION with JEFF GOLDBLUM in plain sight from those poor suckers seated on your living room couch! They have no idea that they're sitting on the face of my beloved and the moment that I usher them out the front door, I will caress my beloved pillow, reveal the rugged face of my boyfriend, Jeff, and cuddle and snuggle with him for days on end. I've already called out of work a handful of times so I could get some Jeff pillow canoodling in. Seriously, this is a HILARIOUS buy/gift. When the face is hidden, it's a very modern, snazzy-looking pillow. It's also a REALLY satisfying feeling to flip the sequins to hide/reveal the photo." —Laura

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in three colors).

    35. A faux leather sofa you can convert into a bed, so you can have friends and family stay over for long weekends. Slumber party, anyone?!

    Urban Outfitters

    This couch is a look. It's sturdy, but comfortable. Ideal for taking any living room from drab to fab. Your hungover friends won't think twice about staying with you...which can be both a blessing and a curse.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $479.

    36. A set of customized marble coasters, so you can protect your beloved coffee table whenever you have guests over for Bachelor Mondays.

    DeskCandy / Etsy

    I just love a personalized accent piece, don't you? Made with both marble and wood, these one-of-a-kind coasters give you the best of both worlds. AND they'll save your coffee table from gross wineglass rings.

    Get it from DeskCandy on Etsy for $24+ (available in sets of two or four and in nine styles).

    37. A hexagon-shaped side table featuring an antique brass finish that'll flawlessly combine your modern but reserved taste in home decor — AKA it'll just look really cool next to your couch.

    West Elm

    Get it from West Elm for $159.20.

    Surprising your roomie with a whole new living room like:

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    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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