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    39 Things That'll Make Your House Feel Like A Home

    All of these products have a "home sweet home" vibe — you'll see.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A mosaic vase that'll inspire you to pick up flowers every time you visit Trader Joe's (they really do last a confusingly long time).

    a white jug-shaped vase with pink, cream, and brown shapes on it

    Promising review: "I was so surprised at the size of this beautiful pot. It was so much bigger than expected (in a good way). It’s such an amazing statement piece. You can leave it as is or place a plant/flower in. Either way it’s gorgeous." —2ndTimeMom

    Get it from Target for $40.

    2. A handbag organizer, because you've spent a lot of money on those babies so you might as well make sure they have a safe place to *hang* out when they're not accompanying you to brunch.

    a hanging organizer for six hand bags in a closet
    LeSacBag / Etsy

    LeSacBag is a small business that sells bags and other accessories.

    Promising review: "Definitely gets the job done, I had my purses tossed in a box and they were beginning to warp, this has literally saved them from anymore of my negligent behavior." —keishila

    Get it from LeSacBag on Etsy for $9.99 (originally $19.99).

    3. A garbage guard that'll keep pesky flies and other insects from congregating around your can.

    Amazon, Amazon / Via

    Promising review: "Got an outdoor can, the kind the mechanical arm on the garbage truck picks up and tips over, with the lid opening by gravity. Placed this on the inside of the lid, near the hinge to lessen the chances of it being scraped off during emptying and no flies/maggots! No apparent odor, just seems to put a big hurt on the fly party that used to be my trash can (litter box contents, remnants of meat, etc.) " —Michael E. Bradley

    Get it from Amazon for $7.44.

    4. A rechargeable lighter to light every candle in your house to create the *perfect* ambience without concern you'll run out of lighter fluid.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, Amazon

    I'm obsessed with candles, so it was a no-brainer for my husband to gift me this surprisingly super fun gadget. It's really simple to use and charge, and it really works! I'll never have to buy another lighter again.

    Promising review: "This is seriously the coolest device of my winter holiday. It makes lighting candles a breeze. Yes, there is a weird crackling noise, but that's a super minor annoyance. It's a super intuitive device. Plus the lighter with the USB (included), charge for a bit, then pop it open and light ALL THE THINGS; well, candles. I don't know how well it lights cigarettes or whatever. However, for my personal intended use, it's awesome!" —Jee W

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    5. A Mickey Mouse Ear Hat pillow that'll bring an extra layer of magic to your bed or your couch — it's sooooo soft you won't be able to resist snuggling with it while watching Cinderella for the 100th time.

    a black fuzzy mickey ear hat pillow
    Heather Braga/ BuzzFeed

    I have this pillow and it is the *perfect* addition to my Disney-inspired guest bedroom (and by that I mean as Disney-themed as I can get away with without my husband being like "seriously, Heather?"). It is SO plush and squishy and soft — I just wanna put my face directly into the middle of it and stay that way forever. It's a great throw pillow, clearly.

    Get it from shopDisney for $39.99.

    6. A two-tier Art Deco chandelier with 100 transparent test tubes along the top that are just begging to be filled with your favorite florals. Your guests will think they've been transported to Wonderland.

    Pani Jurek / Etsy

    Pani Jurek is a small business based in Warsaw. This particular chandelier was inspired by Nobel Prize-winning physicist and chemist Marie Curie.

    Promising review: "Exactly as shown, perfect condition, gorgeous! Got here within THREE DAYS despite me being in the US! Wow!! Very well packaged! Beautiful, thank you! I had wanted this for a long time and I'm very happy!" —Astral

    Get it from Pani Jurek on Etsy for $296.21.

    7. Temporary wallpaper that'll transform your living room into one you'd expect to see in a Wes Anderson film — which, IMO, is home decor goals.

    a patterned green wallpaper with leaves and leopards all over it

    One roll is 60.75 square feet. Once you measure your walls you can use the site's wallpaper calculator to ensure you order the perfect amount of paper.

    Get it from 2Modern for $87.50+ (originally $125+; available in two styles).

    8. A chic cube-shaped candle to put every one all of your basic cylinder candles to shame — you might not even want to light this one, it'll look just as nice hangin' out on a decorative tray atop your coffee table.

    a white square candle made of 3 by 3 bubbles
    West Clay Company / Amazon

    West Clay Company is a small business that sells candles and other pieces of home decor. This beautifully designed candle smells like marshmallows, yum!

    Promising review: "This candle burns beautifully. The scent is fragrant, but not too strong. I purchased as a gift, and my friend loves it." —R Peters

    Get it from West Clay Company on Amazon Handmade for $19.97.

    9. An art print that'll add a little *somethin' somethin'* to the bare walls of your living room and help you show off your personality a bit.

    an art print of a woman in a pink flowery swim cap in a pool

    Minted recently released a Fine Art Photography collection with *tons* of stunning options to upgrade your wall decor — definitely take a look. I ordered something for my new home and can't wait to see how it looks behind my couch.

    Get it from Minted for $24+ (available in eight sizes and with or without a frame).

    10. A beautifully designed table lamp – it'll look great and bring tons of light into your space so you can put off having Hyatts installed for just a *little* bit longer.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, Mitzi

    I have this gorgeous lamp and am obsessed with it, TBH. It's *so* much larger than I anticipated it would be which was a delightful surprise. It really does add so much light to my living room and it looks fantastic with the walnut and brass end table from Burrow I've paired it with!

    Get it from Mitzi for $196 (originally $260; available in three styles).

    11. A soft-to-the-touch area rug featuring an array of neutral shades that'll look fantastic without disrupting your carefully curated color scheme

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, Boutique Rugs

    Choosing rugs for an entire house is surprisingly really difficult! My husband and I debated for a while and finally settled on this beauty — we have no regrets! It was VERY heavy to carry up a small flight of stairs (that's on us) but mainly because it's more plush than it appears online. I had planned to get a rug pad for under it but didn't need one since it's already so comfortable and thick! It came in perfect condition and we couldn't be happier with the way it pulls together our living room.

    Get it from Boutique Rugs for $60.88+ (available in nine sizes and three colors).

    12. A personalized throw blanket made of a super soft acrylic knit material you can count on to look as cute on your couch as it will wrapped around your shoulders during a Zoom call.


    I have this blanket in the neon green and it's so fun! I like that it's different from my typical throws — and that it has MY initials on it so my husband or sister can't steal it. It really is incredibly soft but doesn't make me feel overheated. Definitely worth the splurge.

    Get it from BaubleBar for $98 (available in five colors and with two initials) You can check it out in a smaller size here.)

    13. A media cabinet that'll function beautifully as a TV stand or a fancy place to store your records / place your record player. The brushed brass accents are quite lovely, don't you think?

    the black cabinet with brass legs and four cabinets throuhgout

    I recently moved into my first home and bought nearly all of my furniture from Article. It all comes 95% built (incredible) and is made with such high quality. Their customer service is downright jolly (can you believe it?) and the entire experience of shopping from them has been a 10/10.

    Promising review: "This is a gorgeous piece. We were so delighted when we opened the box. It's very sturdy and well made. Finishes are amazing. And it was fully assembled!! It was our first piece from Article and we'll be ordering more for sure!" —Audrey H.

    Get it from Article for $929 (available in two colors).

    14. A decorative chalkboard stand you can use to leave your family fun messages or remind your partner it's their turn to take out the trash.

    the chalkboard sign on a stand

    Get it from Target for $24.99.

    15. An Always Pan, complete with a nonstick surface, a vented top, a mesh basket for steaming, and a high-quality spoon that hooks onto the handle — you'll basically only ever want to use this pan. My apologies to your current ones.

    Our Place, Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor Bek O'Connell loves her Our Place pan:

    "I have and love this pan! It just feels really nice to hold. The nesting spoon is absolutely genius, everything cooks evenly, and food just glides right off with minimal effort. If you hate scrubbing, consider getting this! Also, Our Place was founded by Shiza Shahid, along with Amir Tehrani and Zach Rosner. She's a Pakistani social entrepreneur who also co-founded the nonprofit Malala Fund, which promotes education for young girls."

    Get it from Our Place for $145 (available in nine colors).

    Check out our full review of Our Place's Always Pan.

    16. A coffee table that'll have anyone who enters your home exclaiming "oh my stars!" when they see the beautiful starburst accent in the middle.

    a brown rounded coffee table with a white table top and a gold starburst in the middle

    Get it from Anthropologie for $798+ (available in two sizes).

    17. A pretty-in-pink K-cup coffee maker for anyone who prefers to pop in a pod of their choosing, press a single button and enjoy their caffeine ASAP. Not to mention the machine itself is adorable.

    Cool Coffee Clique, Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    Cool Coffee Clique is a Black woman-owned business that sells an array of coffee products and accessories with an extra *flair* added to them. I own the coffee machine (seen above) and it makes me happy every morning. I just really enjoy that it's pink and from a small business! It works perfectly well and it's really simple to add more water into the tank when needed.

    Get it from Cool Coffee Clique for $129.99.

    18. A castle-shaped sun catcher that'll fill your home with rainbows, magic, and overall good vibes.

    WishUponMagic / Etsy, Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    WishUponMagic is a woman-owned small business based in Arcadia, California. They make some of the most magical and adorable stickers and keychains I've ever seen. I have tooooons of their stickers all over my belongings and this lovely sun catcher hanging in the window of my home office. I'm planning to get another one for my kitchen window — why not fill my entire home with rainbows?

    Get it from WishUponMagic on Etsy for $11.99.

    19. A pizza oven the entire family can enjoy — from rolling out the dough and adding toppings to watching it cook over the flame, this is one purchase you'll get praised for.

    oonihq / Via, Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    My family and I used this pizza oven for the first time on Mother's Day and it was a huge hit! It gets *extremely* hot very quickly. We made four pizzas the first time we tried it and each one got better as we went — practice makes perfect! We picked up dough and cheese from our local supermarket and made our own sauce for a little extra homemade touch. Can't wait to use it again!

    Promising review: "We've wanted a pizza oven for a long time. The regular oven only gets to about 550F and the BBQ doesn't cook the top of the pizza well enough. Then this amazing thing comes along. It delivers as promised. Read to launch pizzas in 20 minutes. In fact I found that lower than max temp worked perfectly and avoided the over-charred crust. The 16-inch size is nice to allow room to maneuver 12-13" pies around to cook them evenly. I used the provided dough recipe with success so far. I look forward to trying some other crust types. If you are on the fence about this, listen: Buy it! Nothing easier than gas. Pizzas on my second try came as good as the best restaurant pizzas I've had. Keep the toppings light and you will love it too." —matthekman

    Get it from Williams Sonoma for $499.95.

    20. A pouch filled with eucalyptus and lavender to leave your shower smelling like a luxurious day at the spa. I can't imagine anything more pleasant, TBH.

    the pouch hanging from a shower handle
    EucalyptusBlooms / Etsy

    I've personally hung up a bundle of eucalyptus branches in my shower and can confirm it really is a game-changer — it makes every shower experience feel refreshing. So, I can only imagine how lovely this sachet is in its place. A lot less mess, but all the benefits! Added bonus? EucalyptusBlooms is a woman-owned small business based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

    Promising review: "LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this product! The second I opened our mailbox the smell from the triple-sealed mailing package was simply heavenly! What a treat! Eucalyptus Blooms is THE best!" —Robbie Weber

    Get three pouches from EucalyptusBlooms on Etsy for $15.29+ (originally $17.99+; available in three or five pouches).

    21. A pre-lit autumn wreath covered in faux foliage, because is a house ever a home until you adorn it with a wreath? I don't think so.

    a reviewer's lit fall wreath
    Wayfair / Debbie from Franklin, OH

    Promising review: "This wreath looks good all lit up. It really looks great with all my other fall decorations from Wayfair ." —Julie, Virginia Beach VA

    Get it from Wayfair for $49.99 (originally $76.99).

    22. A toaster with a touch screen on it that'll make you feel like you're living in the Year 3000 alongside the Jonas Brothers.


    If you're really particular about the way you like your bread toasted, this might just be a gadget you need in your kitchen. It has a touch screen where you can select what kind of bread you're using (or toaster pastry or waffle) and precisely how brown you'd like it. We really are living in the future, aren't we? I had the pleasure of trying this fun gadget out and it felt sooooo high tech for something with such a simple use. Definitely cool for anyone who wants to feel like they're living inside Smart House.

    Get it from Food52 for $300.

    23. An end table with soft-close drawers so when you get in an argument with your partner you can very dramatically pretend to slam them without actually doing any damage.

    Article, Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    My husband and I each have one of these end tables and love them. They come essentially 95% built — all you'll have to do is attach the legs. The quality is fantastic and the color is rich and warm. The soft close drawers, obviously, aren't a necessity but we do enjoy that extra little feature.

    Get it from Article for $399 (also available as a mountable single drawer and in three colors).

    24. A fabric-wrapped bed frame you can use to transform your bare bones guest room into a cozy haven anyone would want to stay in.

    Heather Braga/ BuzzFeed, Casper

    I have this bed frame in my guest room (pictured above to the left) and am thrilled with it! It did take my husband a bit of effort to put together, but it's sturdy and does the trick! I like that it's a simple design that'll match any decor as we change it over the years to come.

    Get it from Casper for $445.50+ (originally $495+; available in full, queen, and king sizing and two colors).

    25. A splurge-worthy table runner with a delicate design you can use all year long — it'll complete the stylish vibe you've been trying to coordinate in your dining room.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, Coral and Tusk

    Coral and Tusk as a woman-owned small business based out of Brooklyn, NY and Pinedale, WY. I was gifted this table runner (pictured above to the left, don't mind the fact my dining room chairs haven't arrived yet) and it makes me so happy — even if my table is a touch too big for it, I'm making it work. You can feel how incredible the quality is — the embroidery is so detailed. I love that it's a neutral color and design that works style-wise for every season.

    Get it from Coral and Tusk for $304+ (available in two ssizes).

    26. A bidet attachment to help you cut down on the need for toilet paper and ideally avoid that unpleasant moment when you find yourself on *the throne* without any TP in sight and have to embarrassingly call out to your S.O. to rescue you.

    Tushy, hellotushy / Via

    Promising review: "It's so easy to set up, there's just no reason to not have a pooper as clean as mine. This was the quarantine gift to myself that's definitely kept giving." —Charsa K.

    Get it from Tushy for $99 (originally $129; available in 10 colors).

    27. A doormat that'll make your guests feel more at home from the moment they set foot outside your door.


    Promising review: "Looks exactly like the picture. Good quality medium sized rug so cute!" —Leslie

    Get it from Target for $13.

    28. A shelving system you can customize to fit your exact needs whether that means tall, short, or a combo of both. You can also add on to them over time, making them a worthy investment for any homeowner.

    a model sitting in their living room with the modern shelving in white and tan behind them

    Promising review: "Considered ordering these shelves for SO LONG and got tired of staring at a blank wall during quarantine. Great communication from Floyd and separate logistics company for shipping. Assembly definitely requires two people but the quality of the products is evident. I will say there are some tips that could be added if you're like me and order one full unit with two add-ons, but overall process wasn't bad. We are thrilled with the final product!" —Lynsey L.

    Get them from Floyd for $485+ (available in tall, short, special, and combo sizing, 12 styles, and 6 colors).

    29. A set of two armchairs for easily adding a pop of color to any room without breaking your back trying to build an extravagant piece of furniture.


    Promising review: "These chairs are beautiful and fun! I absolutely love the color with the pops of gold on the leg. They were easy to put together and look great in the space. They are a little firm but overall comfortable." —Catherine

    Get them from Wayfair for $469.99 (originally $579.60; available in 17 colors).

    30. A modular sofa or sectional featuring a "performance velvet" that can withstand spills, so you can sip vino and snack on cheese and crackers while watching The Bachelorette like always without worry you'll ruin your new couch.

    a velvet green sectional
    Maiden Home

    This chic sofa is covered with handmade materials from local artisans in North Carolina. You'll have the opportunity to test out 58 fabric options (though the emerald green velvet is my personal fave) and can choose the configuration of the couch to ensure it'll fit nicely in your living space.

    Promising review: "Have been looking for a leather modular sofa for a while to fit in the ever-changing space of my New York apartment. When I saw this launching I wanted something different than the Restoration Hardware stuff some of my friends had. SO GLAD that I went with Maiden Home. So are the people who keep coming over to watch a game and never wanting to get up! Delivery up my apartment building was a breeze and the sofa is soooo comfortable. Looks great, feels great, and can’t wait to add on to it in the future." —Jeff W

    Get it from Maiden Home: sofa for $3,900 ( (available in 2 configurations and 58 fabric styles) or sectional for $7,200 (available in 7 configurations and 58 fabric styles).

    31. Layla Sleep's Memory Foam Mattress that'll arrive in a box so all you have to do is open it up and plop it on your bed frame — throw on some sheets and climb in until the sun returns sometime this spring.

    Layla Sleep

    My in-laws have a Layla Sleep mattress in the guest room (where my husband and I sleep when we stay over at their place) and it is so comfortable. The delivery was seamless since it's in a box! There's no need to let anyone else into your home to set this bad boy up — it simply opens up and is ready to go. I like that it's somehow soft and firm at the same time, great for all kind of sleepers. You'll also receive two free pillows with each purchase (I sleep on one at home and can confirm it's fantastic).

    Promising review: "Slept on both sides firm side does it for my husband and I. Easy assembly and delivery. Have been waking up late for work from sleeping in so much." —Michael O.

    Get it from Layla Sleep for $599+ (available in sizes twin, twin XL, full, queen, king, and California king).

    32. An Article Timber sofa with minimal assembly — you'll find yourself snuggled up with a blanket watching Netflix on it in no time.

    Article, Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor Chelsea Stuart had only good things to say about this couch:

    "This is my single most prized possession. I have lots of friends who are in love with the Sven — and I'm sure it's also great — but I'm SO happy I went with the Timber. The leather is so, so soft and it's definitely one of those couches you just sink into. It's also really long. I'm 5'6" (and a half!) and can easily sprawl out with inches to spare at my head and feet. If you're a pet owner, listen up! I was fearful to make such an investment when I had literally just adopted two kittens (one of the little devils is pictured above) but it couldn't be a better pick. Our first week with the couch, they seriously scratched up one of the cushions and I was *this* close to a breakdown. Flash forward a week, though, and after sitting on the couch like usual, all of the scratches were buffed out and no marks were left behind!! That is seriously the single best thing about this couch. Any marks, stains, or scratches eventually fade and add to the patina."

    Promising review: "The couch is extremely comfortable and the set up was extremely easy. They brought the couch into my living room and it was one easy step to attach the legs. At first I thought the legs were forgotten as I couldn't find them, but realized they were tucked away in the bottom! Looks great in our space and the two of us can lie on in comfortably. We've had it for 2 months now and extremely happy so far!" —Caroline B.

    Get it from Article for $1,899.

    33. A two-tiered coffee table that'll give you more than enough space to place a decorative tray, candles, and books.

    The round coffee table in a living room

    Promising review: “Beautiful table. Perfect size for a small apartment. The wood is smooth and a perfect natural, warm color. Chrome/silver is not shiny which works well in my mixed metals living room. BONUS: it comes pre-assembled. Overall, great quality and would anchor any living space.” —ChicLivinginLA

    Get it from Target for $160.

    34. A Serta office chair with a memory foam seat and arm cushions to ensure you feel like you're living a life of luxury even when replying to emails for hours upon end.

    The navy office chair with studs around the rim of the chair in a home office

    Promising review: “This was really easy to put together. It took a few minutes and I didn't need any tools. Really comfy cushion and it looks good with my living room furniture as I work from home." —Jen

    Get it from Target for $319.99 (available in nine colors).

    35. A splurge-worthy nontoxic Dutch oven you can use to make all kinds of delicious meals — from stews and loaves of bread, this versatile piece of cookware is essential for your kitchen.

    Caraway Home

    My parents have been using Caraway Home's cookware set for over a year and are big fans. I can't imagine this Dutch oven isn't also up to par!

    Promising review: "The care taken with every aspect of these pots is impressive. The packaging totally protected them. The color brightens my kitchen but most significant is how great a tool they are for cooking. Frying latkes this holiday season was easy, smoke-free and required a lot less oil than I ever experienced with previous pots." —Ann B

    Get it from Caraway Home for $125 (available in five colors).

    36. A Google Nest Mini you'll love because you can use it to listen to music (kitchen dance party!?), adjust the lights in your home, pause your TV, and ask silly questions.

    a circular google nest mini
    madebygoogle / Via

    My husband was hesitant about getting a device like this in our home, but after an hour he was sold. We have it in our kitchen and *kindly* ask it to play music while we cook and eat, use it to set timers while baking, and ask it funny questions. We love this lil' gadget.

    Promising review: "Got this gift for my mom and she loves it! Great sound and actually understands what you’re saying. It’s also a convenient size and can be moved around! Will buy again." —Jvana

    Get it from Target for $49 (available in three colors).

    37. A storm cloud weather predictor, perfect for helping you decide if you need a jacket without even glancing at a weather app.

    a glass cloud with water and crystals inside and a light wooden base

    This lil' cloud is SO cool! The crystals inside react to different weather conditions. It's helpful for planning your day and will look super cool in your home.

    Promising review: "Not only looking great but it's really working. You can decide that it's 'stay in bed' weather without even moving the curtain. Very useful." —Firebox Customer

    Get it from Firebox for $43.

    38. A temperature-regulating comforter to help you sleep through the night without the annoyance of overheating or being too cold.

    a plush white comforter in a sunny bedroom
    buffy / Via

    The Buffy Breeze comforter is made with 100% eucalyptus, designed to help you keep your cool while you get some much-needed sleep.

    Promising review: "This is the most comfortable comforter and washes really well too. The stuffing stays in place and remains soft. It feels like a marshmallow!" —Andrea W.

    Get it from Buffy for $179+ (available in twin/twin XL, full/queen, and king/Cal king sizing).

    39. And linen sheets that are so luxurious they'll have you cancelling plans because you'd much rather be in bed.

    burnt orange sheets

    In addition to having these incredibly comfortable sheets (in that lovely warm color as seen above), I also have Parachute's linen quilt and it is the most breathable comforter I have ever owned. You get what you pay for with these, the quality of everything I've gotten from this company so far has been absolutely worth it.

    Promising review: "Have been sleeping on my linen sheets for about a month now and absolutely loving them. Have washed twice and have only gotten softer with each wash. They are sturdy yet luxurious and breathable. Love my sheets." —Dalas D.

    Get them from Parachute for $90+ (available in twin, twin XL, full, queen, king and California king sizing and 11 colors).

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