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    21 Things Under $30 That'll Help Your Room Feel More Elegant

    Build a space that's fit for royalty on a peasant's budget.

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    1. This crystal chandelier that'll make your entire room shine bright like a diamond.,

    FYI, because it is a light fixture after all, you probably would need to get it installed by an electrician!

    Promising review: “I purchased this for my daughter's room to replace an ugly ceiling fan/light. It was easy to install, and I had no issues hanging all the pieces once the fixture was in place. I really liked that they included several extra crystal pieces just in case. My daughter was thrilled! If you are like me and struggle to find the right light bulbs, I'll save you a few minutes and tell you an E12 is a candelabra base. I used a 60-watt, crystal clear, candelabra base.” —Ema N

    Get it from Amazon for $27.49.

    2. A faux fur rug because it's so soft and fluffy you'll be able to see what it feels like to dip your feet into luxury — EVERY. SINGLE. DAY.

    Promising review: “I purchased the 3' x 5' rug to jazz up a craft room. The rug is pure white, very fluffy and looks like a fur rug. It is just as shown in the picture and as described. The backing is a soft, faux suede material. I love that this rug is washable. I washed it after receiving it in case it picked up any scent as my dogs lay on it while visiting me in the craft room, and I can wash it if it gets dirty. It washed very well. The price was fantastic. It would be a beautiful addition to any room.” —Janette Doss

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in 10 sizes, four styles, and nine colors).

    3. A woven sun mirror that's so beautiful, no one will believe that you DIDN'T drain your bank account to have it.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I bought this for my dorm and can’t wait to hang it up. It came exactly as expected, and it’s light enough that Command Strips should be able to hold it up. If not, it still makes a perfect mirror to just prop up on my desk." —Izzy5133

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24 (available in three designs).

    4. An antique-inspired table lamp so you can add a delicate, vintage vibe to any corner of your room and make you feel like you're living in a fancy French farmhouse.


    You'll have to purchase a lightbulb since it isn't included.

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful, small accent lamp that is perfect for putting a little light anywhere you need it. The shade is very nice and sophisticated, and the base of the lamp has a distressed look to it that will easily fit into any decor scheme or color. Another feature I appreciate is the on/off switch located on the electrical cord. This item came promptly and was well-protected. This was an excellent buy for such a nice, smaller lamp, and I would recommend this item to others." —P. Bowers

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in two additional styles and as a set of two lamps).

    5. This carved candle that's so intricately designed you'll be too mesmerized to actually burn it.


    Promising review: "I purchased two of these candles and a third one that was a little different. I gave them as gifts to friends this Christmas and they loved them. They are so unique and original. They are functional so yes, you can burn them as a candle, but I find the best way to keep them looking beautiful is to burn them just deep enough to fit either a tea light candle or a small battery-operated candle. It is also a good idea that they are placed in a low traffic area or even when not in use put them in a china cabinet as pieces might break off if the candle is accidentally dropped. All in all, it's a beautiful candle and I will definitely buy again." —jeri

    Get it from Amazon for $29.

    6. A simple, sleek shelf — it'll make you want to buy a bunch of fancy things just to display on it.


    Promising review: "I really love this corner shelf! I had two nooks in my house where only a corner shelf would fit. I thought this shelf would suit my needs, so I ordered two and they fit in perfectly. Putting these together was a no-brainer — 10 minutes of no tools, just put the pieces together. The rods are indeed plastic, but once all the legs are on, this shelf is nice and solid. The shelf IS nice and stable, but I added a little extra support to the wall using gorilla tape The shelves hold my knickknacks, and they also look really great. I got the black ones and they fit in perfectly with the rest of the house decor. I would definitely buy them again if needed." —FordChick73

    Get it from Amazon for $23.87 (available in 14 additional colors/finishes).

    7. This pair of mason jar sconces that'll light your room with a sophisticated glow.,

    Promising review: "I purchased these sconces on a whim because the country chic look isn't necessarily my decorating style. I wanted something to go on either side of my starburst sculpture so I thought I'd give these a try. I am NOT disappointed! I love how they make the hydrangea glow and the hue is very warm and welcoming. I also like how the wood hides the battery pack. Instead of worrying that it would fall out from behind or show I secured the battery packs with some Command Strips so all I have to do is switch them on." —Cakes

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $18.69.

    8. A vintage-style jewelry box to hold all your little knick-knacks AND look super cute while doing it.


    Promising review: "This box looks exactly like the picture! It's a lot smaller than I was envisioning, but that's my fault because the size is clearly listed. I originally planned to use this in my wedding but because it's so small, I will look for something bigger. However, it will be perfect for my bathroom or on my nightstand to keep my ring safe when I take it off. They can engrave this box for $1.50 per character. I would recommend keeping the engraving to a minimum because there is only about an inch of engravable space. Even though I won't be using this for my wedding, I'm still very satisfied with my purchase!" —Veronica

    Get it from Amazon for $13.45.

    9. This fancy, shmancy, pearl-filled makeup brush holder that Marilyn Monroe would've added to cart yesterday.


    Promising review: "I just received three of these makeup organizers today and they are beautiful! I've spent too much time and money trying to find the perfect holders for my makeup brushes and finally found these, and they are perfect! They have a romantic, antique look to them, but will also look great on a modern vanity. I have a lot of makeup brushes, and these organizers hold all of my brushes loosely without the beads and more of a tight fit with them. My search for the perfect makeup brush holder is finally over." —Sandragb

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    10. A wire wastebasket — it's equal parts adorable and functional because, yes, even your garbage is going out in style.


    Get it from Amazon for $22.53+ (also available as a set of two).

    11. This monogram wall decal with an elegant, engraved leaf pattern to add a ~personal~ touch to your space.


    Get it from Back40life on Etsy for $26.95 (available in 34 additional colors).

    12. An elegantly designed clock perfect for making sure you're never late again, because it's so pretty you'll be staring at it ALL the time.


    Promising review: "This is a very cute clock — I love the size and design. The back looks very elegant and comes off easily with magnets to attach itself. I use it for work and have gotten a ton of compliments on it. It's heavier than it looks, which is nice — it's not flimsy or cheap looking. I'm happy with it and think it would be a great gift idea as well." —TaraJo

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in three additional colors/designs).

    13. This geometric jewelry stand because it basically says, "I may be simple but I'm also trendy."


    Promising review: "This jewelry stand is absolutely perfect. I've been updating my room, and I needed something tall, gold, and structurally elegant for my nightstand, and this stand is quite literally PERFECT in every way. I knew it was tall (as I checked the dimensions before I ordered), but couldn't appreciate its size until I actually received it. I didn't realize this when I ordered, but the base is lined in a beautiful, natural-colored linen material, so you can lay jewelry down on it without fear of scratching the stand. It's able to accommodate a lot of jewelry, but I think it looks better with just a few necklaces and a couple of bracelets — you don't want to hide its simple beauty with tons of jewelry! I'm SO glad I ordered this!!" —Josh & Laura

    Get it from Amazon for $24.87.

    14. A modern, rose gold picture frame that may not be made out of actual gold, but it's the next best thing.

    Promising review: "Whoa! It took me a long time to find this kind of picture frame! They look so modern, different, and expensive. The tridimensional look from sideways is great! The frame is heavy and it's good quality metal. It's actually bigger than 8''x10'' so you would still have space around your photo." —Gigi

    Get it from Amazon for $12.79+ (available in four sizes and as a multi-picture frame).

    15. This glass terrarium case because it's made specifically to give your candles or small plants a fabulous home of their own.


    Promising review: "This is a very nice looking candle holder than can be hung with the circlet on the very top. Of course, you will want to hang is somewhere where it can be reached easily for candle placement and lighting. The candle cannot be too large. The opening is not the same size as the side triangles. There is about a one-inch triangle on the open side that will prevent too big of a candle to be inserted. I did find a very nice tin travel candle that fits great in the container. The glass and metal go so well together and can be used in many designs." —Coco's Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in medium).

    16. And these tiny Himalayan salt candles to fit beautifully in your terrarium case. Can you smell the elegance?


    Promising review: "These are BEAUTIFUL!!! Like, surprisingly beautiful. I am literally writing this review because I came to the page to order ANOTHER PAIR. And yes, I licked my fingers, which tasted like salt. The candles sit pretty deep inside the holders, which makes the salt glow a pretty pink-amber color. I also like that because it makes me feel like the candles are less of a fire hazard, nestled safely inside non-flammable salt." —Jerusalem

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $12.99.

    17. Geometric pillar candles that are simultaneously sophisticated and soothing to look at (say that five times fast).

    Urban Outiftters

    Get them from Urban Outfitters: the small for $6.00 each, the medium for $18.00 each, or the large for $14.00 each (all available in pink, tan, and blue).

    18. A curtain of string lights to make all your guests swoon because cozy is the new elegant.

    Promising review: "These are so stunning I may just leave them up all year! I bought three strands and would honestly buy more if I needed them. I tested the waterproofing and they are definitely waterproof! I love all the different settings and the way they make my patio look. Just a heads up: Do NOT take the twist ties off before you hang them up. I made the mistake of taking all the ties off and then had to untangle them for about half an hour lol. Both my mom and sister asked where I bought these lights so YES, I would definitely recommend these to others. You won’t be disappointed." —Brooklyn

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    19. Some lavender linen and room spray that'll help you slumber like royalty. A few spritzes on your pillow can create a sleep-inducing environment, or you can spray it throughout your room for a posh, fresh feeling.


    Promising review: "I bought the lavender and the lemongrass misters on the chance that the aromatherapy claims would help with my insomnia. Yes, they absolutely do and I'm so glad I found these. Just before getting into bed, I simply spray a couple of light mistings over my pillow. The scent is natural — I grow both lavender and lemongrass in my garden but am too busy to try and make my own spray. Helps me fall asleep more quickly and if I awake during the night, the pleasant scent still lingers, helping me to fall back asleep. Very pleased with this product!" —M. Grube

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in five additional scents).

    20. A faux fur throw because winter is coming and who says you and your room can't look warm AND cute at the same time???


    Promising review: "Everyone in my house is obsessed with this blanket. It’s so soft and luxurious feeling considering the price. It’s a decently sized throw and has a cozy, soft side. The other size is faux fur. I did wash this a few times and was really worried it would get messed up, but it actually turned out totally fine — no fraying or anything. Overall, I love this blanket!" —Taylor

    Get it from Amazon for $29.94+ (available in two colors and three sizes).

    21. And this picture-perfect wall print of houses in Portugal so pretty it'll make you feel like you have the money to travel to Portugal — and vacation there forever.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I bought the 8x10 of this without a frame and was amazed by how nice it is! I was a little worried that getting it small would mean that the little details are messy, but they're very distinguishable and everything looks super nice. Nice colors and smooth lines. Nice edges and chic matte finish." —kate09

    Get it from Urban Outfitters without the frame for $19+ (available in five frame-optional print sizes).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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