31 Best-Selling Home Items Under $50 From Target That You’ll Probably Thank Yourself For Buying
Sometimes the best way to treat yourself is getting something nice for the home at an affordable price.
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1. A handy step stool that'll help anyone get to those hard-to-reach places or the vertically challenged. When you're done with it, the stool folds up easily for convenient storage.
2. A three-tier rack to keep any area for shoes a little bit tidier. This contemporary wood and metal piece blends in with its surroundings nicely and is lightweight enough to be moved around easily.
3. A set of food storage containers that'll help accomplish those mise en place goals in your kitchen. This set of five OXO pop containers are perfect for storing anything from dry goods to snacks.
4. A 6-quart Crock-Pot – it does way more than make your favorite dishes. The travel-proof locking lid means easy transport for something tasty.
5. A deep fryer to make everything taste better. Even the best cooks in the world will tell you everything is tastier when it's fried, and with this stainless steel gadget you'll be able to test the theory yourself.
6. An air purifier to give your sinuses the protection they need. This slim-designed mini tower is perfect for small rooms and removes up to 99% of airborne particles.
7. A trash can that isn't a regular trash can, it's a cool trash can. This Simplehuman waste bin will do more than hold 4.5 liters of garbage, it'll look good on the job too.
8. A serving tray for the host who knows presentation matters. This 16-inch wooden and brass round board is as stylish as it is functional, especially for those going for a rustic aesthetic.
9. An accent rug that will have people asking you where you bought it from. This decorative runner comes in two colors that will add just the right amount of pop to any floor you set it on.
10. An over-the-door mirror for someone who needs a full-length once-over before leaving the home. With hooks that hang over a bathroom or bedroom door, this reflective piece saves space while creating the illusion of more space.
11. A smart plug that will instantly make you feel more in control of all the electronics in your place. Download the app, and use it to power up or down your devices
12. A compost bin for the person who knows not all waste is equal. With its clean design and removable vented lid, this bin makes separating your food scraps more convenient than ever.
13. A utility cart that can stay in its place or be moved around easily. This three-tier metal cart with wheels can move easily between rooms and with its sleek design, it looks like it belongs anywhere you place it.
14. A grip pad to keep all the rugs in your home from slipping underneath your feet. Not only does the pad prevent your rug from bunching, it also adds a layer of cushion to your rug.
15. A laundry sorter that makes separating your dirty clothes easy. With four compartments, and wheels to roll the hamper around in, laundry day will be a breeze.
16. A doormat ready to be stepped all over. This blank coir mat has a vinyl backing to help keep it in place and can be customized however you choose to express yourself.
17. A weighted blanket that will help you reach new levels of cozy. At 12 lbs, it's not too heavy, but applies just the right amount of pressure to help you fall asleep quicker than you normally would.
18. An accent lamp that looks like it came straight from a contemporary art museum. The geometric shape of this marble lamp will not only light up the space, but it is also sure to spark conversation from guests.
19. A three-step stool for when those hard-to-reach places are even harder to reach. Take cleaning, hanging, mounting, or even cereal storage to new heights with this ladder that reaches 58".
20. A pair of bookends that will give your bookshelf a tropical vibe. These white and gold, pineapple-shaped book holders will add some flavor to any shelf you put them on.
21. A spice rack to spice up your kitchen. This three-tiered, wooden organizer is a useful touch for the home cook who cares about function and appearances.
22. An end-table that can squeeze into those narrow spaces or stand alone. This functional, C-shaped piece will add some cuteness and functionality to whatever space you put it in.
23. A wine rack to hold a few of your favorite bottles until the in-home happy hour begins. This eight-bottle wooden case has a cool design that'll make you look like a serious collector.
24. A humidifier that'll help you breathe a little easier in your place. Whether you want better sleep, healthier house plants, or just cleaner air, this handy device will fit your needs.
25. A small fan when you want to cool off but not freeze. Keep this mini fan close by the next time you want to chill out while working at your desk or watching Netflix on your couch.
26. A light bulb that you can actually hear. If you've ever wanted more speakers but lack the space, this bulb is a bright idea that will brighten your room with light and sound.
27. A set of small flashlights just in case. One can never be too prepared for unexpected darkness, so be ready for the moment with this pack of useful flashlights, including a compact one for everyday use.
28. A compact organizer that comes in multiple colors. Make this set of six storage cubes pop or blend in with any space in your place and keep everything organized.
29. A basket to hold anything from toys to towels. No one has ever said they have enough baskets, but this deep woven rectangle-shaped basket might be enough to do whatever job you need it to do.
30. A cordless vacuum that will make small cleanup jobs a breeze. This handheld vacuum is lightweight and comes with a brush to handle any upholstery messes.
31. A steamer to smooth out the fuss of getting wrinkles out. This both sanitizes and steams your garments with ease and heats up quickly.
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