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    28 Affordable Home Products From Amazon That Reviewers Say Look Much More Expensive

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    1. An end table to add a sleek, minimalist design next to your sofa or accent chair. Use it to display flowers and decor, or remove the top to use as a serving tray when guests are over.

    A black, metal side table with a round removable tray atop
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This table is perfect for our porch. Looks more expensive than it is and holding up well. Less than 10 minutes to assemble." —LemonSC

    Price: $35.99+ (available in five colors)

    2. A set of throw pillows that'll effortlessly add flair to your decor with its unique line design. They come in a variety of colors to match any room's aesthetic.

    A set of red throw pillows with a modern white/grey design and a set of grey throw pillows with a white/grey modern design
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "High-quality pillows. Durable material. Expensive-looking." —JoPro

    Price: $9.99+ (available in 12 colors and four sizes)

    3. A faux fur blanket for those looking to level up their snuggling game. A plush, luxurious throw for under $20? Yes please.

    A white, faux fur throw blanket draped over an accent chair
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Not only is this throw soft and lightweight it is warm and beautiful. I keep it draped on my bed and rarely walk by without running my hand over it. The feel of it never disappoints! Would buy it again and it is definitely gift-worthy. Looks much more expensive than it was." —Christine

    Price: $16.99+ (available in three sizes and six colors)

    4. A set of glass frames so radiant they're bound to become the focal point atop any table or shelf. These are definitely picture-perfect.

    A set of rectangular, glass picture frames atop a windowsill
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Nice frames, very expensive looking, but good price." —M. Taylor

    Price: $15.59+ (available in three sizes)

    5. A round mirror that'll brighten up any space all while adding a modern sophistication to your wall.

    A round mirror with a gold frame mounted on a wall
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a tremendous value and looks way better in person than in pictures. The frame is thick, heavy, and looks way more expensive than it is. 10/10 would buy again." —ryanstyles

    Price: $21.99+ (available in three sizes)

    6. A set of planters because your plant babies deserve a retro-inspired, modern home. They're made of cement, allowing moisture and air to easily move through them to promote root growth.

    A set of white/grey cement succulent planters atop a table
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Beautifully made and it seems and feels so expensive! Love the style and the colors and it fits in with my decor — would buy again." —Irene H

    Price: $24.99 (available in five colors)

    7. An area rug that's intricate enough to grab your attention, and subtle enough to not outshine the other accents in your room. Place a glass coffee table atop to tie your living room together.

    A light grey contemporary area rug designed with darker shades of grey lines
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This area rug is the most attractive addition to my home office. It is quite soft to the touch and appears to be much more expensive than its actual price tag. Highly recommended for a classy look at an affordable price." —Deej

    Price: $16.67+ (available in 12 sizes and two colors)

    8. A marble-finish bathroom accessory set to effortlessly add a touch of texture to your vanity counter. These products are durable, easy to clean, and water-resistant.

    A marble finish soap dispenser, toothbrush holder, cup, and soap holder atop a bathroom vanity
    Amazon

    Includes one soap dispenser, one toothbrush holder, one bathroom tumbler cup, and one soap dish. These products are made of resin. 

    Promising review: "I’m so glad I purchased these. They look beautiful and expensive — not cheap at all. Feels like heavy stone." —Maya

    Price: $22.99+ (available in two colors) 

    9. A flatware set that's sturdy enough for everyday use and and sleek enough for formal dining affairs. Whether it's casual dinner in the den or a fancy Thanksgiving night, this versatile set has your covered.

    A rose gold silverware set with two spoons, two forks, and one knife atop a plate
    Amazon

    This 20 piece, stainless-steel flatware set comes with four dinner knives, four dinner forks, four dinner spoons, four tea spoons, and four salad forks. All of the utensils are dishwasher safe and easy to handle. 

    Promising review: "Good weight, super pretty and shiny. The spoons are pretty big but I personally love that. They look so expensive!" —Morrigan

    Price: 16.99+ (available in four colors)

    10. A sleek tray to display beautiful accents, serve food and beverage, or keep your shelves organized. It comes in so many cute colors, you might end up getting one for each room.

    A white, rectangular decorative tray with handles
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love everything about this tray! It looks so much more expensive than it is. I definitely recommend it!" —Amanda

    Price: $18.99+ (available in 12 colors) 

    11. A set of two vases for those looking to elevate their space with bright colors and inviting patterns. Both dried and fresh flowers would look stunning in these ceramic vases.

    A set of blue/white, mid-century modern ceramic vases filled with flowers
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Beautiful! Looks expensive. Love these vases. Great purchase. Thanks Amazon!" —Sally Whitehead

    Price: $29.99 

    12. A set of coasters because who said the tiny tables you rest your beverages on can't be as charming as the coffee table they sit atop? These funky patterns will definitely be a conversation starter at your next wine and cheese night.

    A set of six ceramic stone coasters with unique black/white patterns on each
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I really love these coasters. They look more expensive than they were! Really nice simple patterns, and does its job!" —Alexis Orozco

    Price: $12.99

    13. A set of four vivid bowls to brighten up your kitchen decor with unique, colorful patterns. Show off your personality at your next house party by serving nuts, dips, and more in these cute pieces.

    Four small salad bowls with unique patterns in blue, green, red, and yellow
    amazon.com

    *Microwave, oven, freezer and dishwasher safe.*

    Promising review: "Fast shipping, packaged excellently, delivery was perfect. The bowls look expensive and are durable for dishwasher. Buying the chopsticks to match! These are deep enough for any meal (cereal, soup, rice, etc.)!" —Martine

    Price: $19.99 (available in two colors)

    14. A chic stool that proves glamour and simplicity can co-exist. Sit atop its plush, velvet seat at your desk, vanity, or use it as a striking decorative piece. It's that pretty.

    A modern stool with a round dark teal top and gold legs
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I purchased two of these stools. One on each side of my shoe shelf near the front door, and they are perfect. It becomes a pain for most ages to balance to put on a shoe or sit on the floor to do it. They look more expensive than they really are and are pretty easy to put together!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $33.18+ (available in seven colors)

    15. A set of prints to add a *cheeky* vibe to your space. These prints would look awesome above your bar cart, sofa, or in your hallway.

    A set of three modern, women line art prints
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These prints are very beautiful. I have them hanging in my bathroom and I love them. They also have a raised type of fabric on the lines of the drawing thats very neat to me. They feel and look expensive but the price was not at all!" —Kiki

    Price: $10.99

    16. A pack of peel-and-stick wallpaper for those who struggle with commitment. Add a fresh flair to your walls without ever having to open a can of paint. Simply strip it off when you want to switch up your aesthetic.

    A peel and stick wallpaper with a brown/taupe, birch tree design in a bathroom
    amazon.com

    You can easily move this wallpaper around to your liking, strip it, and wash it. 

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this paper. I used it to cover a medicine cabinet door and it looks like an expensive piece of art. I get lots of compliments. If I get tired of this decor it’s easily removed." —Amazon Customer 

    Price: $23.99+ (available in three colors)

    17. A peel-and-stick backsplash that'll fool your guest into thinking you spent $$$ on a kitchen reno. Little do they know you can peel these off and switch them out for another print whenever you feel like it.

    A peel and stick, marble backsplash in a kitchen
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Very easy to apply and install. Sticks well and looks expensive. Great price." —dav

    Price: $31.99

    18. A set of whiskey glasses so classy you'll feel like you're being served at a black-tie event. But there's a twist — you're actually sitting comfortably on your couch watching Netflix.

    Two crystal whiskey glasses
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are beautiful glasses. The facets make them look like expensive crystal. We love having a glass that can be used everyday but looks classy. I realize that they're whiskey glasses, but nice for even a glass of water or soda. They come in a great gift box. I highly recommend them." —Gumbo148

    Price: $12.99+ (available in two sizes)

    19. A knife set that comes complete with everything you'll ever need to tackle any recipe. This set comes with sharpening steel so your knives will never be dull.

    A black, stainless steel, 16 piece knife set in an acrylic stand
    amazon.com

    This set includes one 8-inch chef knife, one 8-inch carving knife, one 8-inch bread knife, one 8-inch sharpening steel, one 6-inch santoku knife, one 5-inch utility knife, one 3.5-inch paring knife, six 4.5-inch steak knives, one 3.5-inch peeler, one 5-inch scissors and an acrylic stand.

    Promising review: "Wheeeeew I LOVE this set! It looks so fancy and expensive. Got several compliments already! Definitely adds an extra little oomph to my kitchen!" —jasminpearl

    Price: $36.99+ (available in three colors)

    20. A bamboo bath caddy because your self-care routine deserves a glow up. With plenty of room for a drink, snacks, tablet, and a candle, you might wind up in the bath all day long.

    An adjustable, bamboo bath tray above a bath with a drink, iPad, and candle atop
    amazon.com

    *Adjustable and non-slip*

    Promising review: "It was so good that I ordered another two for gifts. It looks really expensive and has an edge of practical style, especially with secure wine glass holder, iPad rest and candleholder, all adding to a luxurious-looking style of finish." —Ann Tyson

    Price: $26.95+ (available in two colors)

    21. An oil diffuser to promote a calmer, fresher atmosphere. Feel your stress fade away to scents like lavender, eucalyptus, and bergamot.

    Amazon

    *Features an auto shutoff.*

    Promising review: "So pretty and looks expensive. Love all the colors. I would recommend!" —dru clark

    Price: $30.99 (available in four colors)

    22. An elegant wineglass rack that'll both free up space in your cabinets *and* add a dash of style to your countertops.

    A bronze, tabletop wine glass rack that holds 6 glasses
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Looks expensive for the price." —Amazon Customer 

    Price: $14.99

    23. A fancy cheese board with a drawer for those looking to level up their charcuterie game. Make a statement at your next soirée by covering this bamboo board with cheeses, crackers, grapes, nuts, figs, jams, and meats.

    A bamboo cheese board with a pull out tray underneath filled with 4 utensils
    amazon.com

    This board comes with a cheese fork, heart knife, thin knife, and chisel knife.

    Promising review: "Solidly made and looks expensive. Makes a great gift!" —monica a.

    Price: $21.99

    24. A rain shower head that'll make you feel like your bathing at a luxurious spa. Honey, you deserve it.

    A high-pressure, chrome rain showerhead
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I've been using this almost a year now. Just moved to a new house and took it with me. I'm still blown away by the quality and value for the money. Looks WAY more expensive than it actually is and way cleaner and less tacky than something with a hose. If you told me this was a $300 shower head made by some fancy German company, I'd probably believe it. Highly recommended!" —LM

    Price: $19.99 (available in three colors)

    25. A geometric wall planter to show off your fave plants and succulents without taking up any precious shelf or counter space. Plus, these look super cute on any wall.

    Three white/brass, geometric planter vases mounted to a wall
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I purchased these for my office. The quality of ceramic and brass is great. They're sturdy and beautiful, and I've gotten several compliments in the short amount of time I've had them up. They definitely look more expensive than they are." —Stephanie M

    Price: $20

    26. A set of curtains because your walls aren't the only spot to hang art. These curtains will immediately uplift the aesthetic of your space.

    A blue/grey/white chevron living room curtain
    amazon.com

    *Machine-washable.*

    Promising review: "These are so much nicer than I even expected and they look more expensive than they actually were. They are beautiful in person. The tie-backs add to the quality, which I wasn't expecting. So happy with this purchase." —anderh1829

    Price: $19.99+ (available in three sizes and three colors)

    27. A set of floating corner shelves to show off your books and decorative objects in trendy, minimalist fashion. Plus, it's a great way to easily increase storage space.

    A set of rustic brown, wooden, corner floating shelves
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Super cute. Expensive looking and sturdy!" —Martha

    Price: $24.99+ (available in three colors)

    28. A tree light that'll bring a warm glow to your space in the most artistic fashion. This tree looks like a sculpture, and will definitely become the centerpiece of any room in which it's found.

    A tabletop fairy tree light
    amazon.com

    This tree has two power source options: plug-in USB and battery operated. It comes with 36 LED lights. 

    Promising review: "I love this tree light. It gives off a soft glow and makes the room feel so warm and comfy. So easy to assemble. Love that you can use batteries or plug it into a USB outlet. Looks more expensive than what I paid for it." —Susie Wong

    Price: $16.99+ (available in seven colors)

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