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    27 Pieces Of Furniture People Will Think You Paid More Than 500 Bucks For (But You Didn't)

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    1. An elegant little velvet loveseat to bring some Bridgerton vibes to your space and give you somewhere to swoon over your many suitors.

    pink tufted loveseat with gold legs
    teal version in a reviewer's office

    Promising review: "I’ve been looking at loveseats for almost a month now to ensure I found the perfect one. This is definitely it!!!! The size is perfect for a small space, I love the color and fabric, and the style has a '50s vibe, which I’m all about!! Definitely a good buy!!!" —Kristina Powers

    Get it from Amazon for $439.99+ (available in five colors and also available as a chair).

    2. A sleek faux-leather-cushioned bar stool you can actually score a *whole set* of for under 500 bucks. The home bar or kitchen of your dreams is within your budget after all.

    Promising review: "Great bar stools. Look expensive! Love these oversized barstools. They add class and warmth to our kitchen. Easy to assemble and very comfortable. Great value!" —StudentBuyer

    Get it from Amazon for $86.33+ (available in four colors).

    3. A faux-wood bed frame that looks convincingly real *and* is easy to build — a quality that's truly priceless.


    Promising review: "This was really easy to put together; all of the pieces were labeled, so this took me about 45 minutes to put together (with the help of a 5-year-old). The bed looks really nice and way more expensive than it was. It seems pretty sturdy." —DeAnna Andrews

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99+ (available in three sizes).

    4. An incredible wood mosaic coffee table for anyone who'd like to set their cup (with a coaster!!!), laptop, and book down on a true work of art. Or just stare at it and never put anything on it at all — that's a very valid option, too.

    wood coffee table with metal legs and glass top, under the glass are squares of wood in different heights and a gradient of greens and blues

    This Boston-based small business's wood mosaic furniture and decor is all truly stunning and unlike anything anyone else you know will have in their homes. You can message them to customize the pieces, too.

    Promising review: "This is an incredibly beautiful and well-crafted piece. It immediately drew my eye when I first saw it and came back to it again and again in my saved products. I eventually gave in and bought it and I’m so glad I did. It really brings my new condo to life! It livens up the living room without being overwhelming. This shop was also very communicative about what to expect from the delivery. Highly recommended!" —Stephanie Benson

    Get it from Tree Line Dsign on Etsy for $399+ (available in seven sizes).

    5. A faux-leather couch you can convert into a futon when you have guests over — and you *will* want to have guests over so there are more people to compliment it.

    brown tufted couch
    couch converted into futon

    Promising review: "So happy with this futon. Sleek and modern and great quality. Easy to put together as well." —Kyle Hunt

    Get it from Amazon for $384.96+ (available in two colors and also available in a chair version).

    6. A cool cabinet with open and closed shelving so you can display knickknacks you want to show off to the world and stylishly cover the clutter you don't.

    Promising review: "Looks so much more expensive once you put it together! It looked so cheap when I pulled it out of the box in pieces. I was super worried it would look cheap put together. BOY WAS I WRONG. This thing looks like I spent at least double the price. All of my friends compliment me on it. It's a really great piece for the price!" —Sara D

    Get it from Amazon for $181.30+ (available in two colors).

    7. gold-leg writing desk that's so chic, I feel like it should be used for starting a full-on social media empire, not just my usual workday routine of typing long emails while getting Milano crumbs everywhere.

    the white desk with gold legs
    the desk set up as a vanity, with a puppy lying underneath

    Promising review: "I have a small office that needed a small desk. I also wanted a look that wasn't 'office-y.' This little desk is perfect. It holds a lamp, a plant, a photo, and a candle on the corners with room for my laptop and paperwork on the rest of the surface. The two drawers are adequate. It would also be a great console table in a hallway or a vanity in a bedroom if you hung a mirror above it." —WordGirl

    Get it from Amazon for $169.99+ (available in two colors).

    8. A luxury resortworthy tasseled canopy chair I want to curl up in with a book ASAP. Currently attempting to dive into my screen and insert myself into the below photo.

    white outdoor chair with white tassel trimmed canopy

    I feel like pretty much everything from Target's gorgeous Opalhouse line looks more expensive than it is.

    Promising reviews: "Perfect chair. I love this chair and everyone who comes over loves it! I’ve taken a nap in it and I don’t ever want to go inside, and I can’t wait to get home to sit in it and relax." —Johnson04

    "My new patio throne! Love this chair!!! It’s comfortable and easy to assemble. Bigger than I thought, so super roomy! Looks so good on my patio!" —Princess

    Get it from Target for $375 (available in two colors).

    9. A downright regal mid-century modern chest of drawers with glam gold accents, because even your underwear deserves to reside in the lap of luxury.

    Wayfair, Katie/Wayfair

    Promising review: "Absolutely love how it came built and you didn’t have to build it yourself — it came perfectly packaged and all protected. The drawers are a tad bit rough to open but it’s not a big deal or deal breaker. Definitely love it and worth the money! You won’t regret buying this!!" —Angie

    Get it from Wayfair for $409.99+ (available in two colors).

    10. An industrial metal and wood bookcase that ~wood~ look extra posh covered in some cute plants and pottery and is the perfect way to complete a rustic-chic office, living room, or kitchen.

    five-tier wood shelf with black metal frame holding reviewer's cookware, books, and plants

    Promising review: "Unexpected quality!!! I did not realize I would be getting real wood and a solid metal frame. For the price, this thing is an absolute steal because it looks so chic and IS NOT PARTICLEBOARD. My whole room smelled like cedar blocks when I was putting it together. It's also so large, which I was not expecting for how inexpensive it was. I would absolutely purchase from this company again and would recommend this product to anyone looking for an expensive-looking shelving unit on a budget." —Kyle

    Get the five-tiered option for $249.96 or a smaller, three-tiered version for $149.96, both from Amazon.

    11. A retro metal-framed bed that looks like something straight out of that cozy bed-and-breakfast in the Berkshires you've been dreaming of escaping to. Having this to collapse onto every night is the next best thing (especially if you can get your S.O. to bring you breakfast in bed).

    bronze hued bed frame in reviewer's home
    bed in another reviewer's home with a dog sitting on it

    Promising review: "Can't say enough good things about this frame. Very beautiful, elegant and sturdy, looks like an expensive antique. Was easy to assemble. Definitely a great addition to my New England antique home. Pictures do not do this bed justice. Highly recommend." —Anne S

    Get it from Amazon for $375+ (available in three sizes and three colors).

    12. A hip striped wood desk ready to serve as the ideal backdrop in that pic of your laptop, planner, glasses, and coffee mug you're planning to post on Instagram instead of actually working.

    rectangular desk with black, light brown, white, coral, and blue wood stripes and black metal legs
    The Appel Shop/Etsy

    This Florida-based shop specializes in gorgeous wood tables and desks and can also customize orders.

    Promising review: "The table is absolutely amazing! Perfect size to use as a desk or as a small kitchen table. I love the colors: a bit of slate blue, coral, and wood. Arrived well packaged and was super easy to screw in the legs and assemble. Would order another if we had the space in our apartment!" —Flavian

    Get it from The Appel Shop on Etsy for $429+ (available in two sizes and with or without a distressed finish).

    13. A pair of tufted and studded dining chairs I honestly think would look right at home in fancy-schmancy mansion. Or the kitchen table in your apartment — same difference.

    blue gray high back chairs with black legs around a table
    the cream version in a sitting area

    Promising review: "These chairs are gorgeous and exactly what I’d been looking for at half the cost. They arrived well packaged despite some damage to both boxes. They were easy to assemble and seem to be well made and of good quality. Although I was a little bummed about the shipping cost, these chairs look great in my dining area!" —Theresa

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $239.99+ (with $43.99 shipping; available in four colors).

    14. A pretty much perfect patio set featuring a two-seater sofa, chair, and ottoman that can be combined into a sectional or broken up, plus a glass-topped table. Hello, lounge area of your dreams (or replacement for the outdoor furniture you were too hard on this summer) in one single purchase.

    gray and wicker set as a sectional with square table

    Note that the throw pillows aren't included.

    Promising review: "Created an oasis. We love this furniture! We purchased a set last year and then bought this set to add to it this season. We have kids and dogs and this set has held up against all of them for two years now. Customer service is great. We love that the pieces can be moved and rebuilt around the patio when we feel like a change and we also love we could simply buy additional sets to build it out and it matches perfectly a year later." —Rikki

    Get it from Amazon for $479.98+ (available in two colors).

    15. A glam faux-marble coffee table that could pass for the real deal — at a price that ~rocks~.

    round coffee table with gold legs
    the table in a reviewer's home

    Promising review: "Looks expensive and beautiful! It looks heavy and like real marble. Obviously if you touch it or look up close you’ll find tiny flaws, however my BF and I have low lighting in our apartment so doubtful anyone will notice haha. In the process of redesigning my living room and this is the perfect coffee table. So far I love it. Price was on the cheaper side so obviously I don’t expect it to last forever. But as of right now, no complaints." —Nichole

    Get it from Amazon for $179.99+ (available in two colors). You can also get a matching end table here.

    16. An artsy and mod knotted velvet bar stool giving me major "if a Bottega Veneta clutch were a chair" vibes. Guests will ~knot~ leave your home without complimenting it.

    green, pink, gray, and navy knotted velvet stools with light wood legs
    Knots Studio/Etsy

    Knots Studio is a small biz from Tel Aviv, Israel, specializing in (as the name suggests) furniture and decor with this cool knot design.

    Get it from Knots Studio on Etsy for $450 (this listing is for the mauve, but you can find more colors here).

    17. A cozy recliner in faux leather or velvet, because you shouldn't have to wait to go home to your parents' house for Thanksgiving to watch TV in a recliner chair. Besides, your dad never shares his anyway.


    Get 15% off sitewide with our exclusive code NOVOBUZZ (valid during nonsale periods).

    Get it from Novogratz for $479 (available in two colors).

    18. A beautifully minimal sideboard with a sliding door so you can keep eyesores out of sight *or* keep the door open to show off cute kitchenware, decor, or collectibles.

    light wood lattice sideboard
    Naan Furniture/Etsy

    This minimal-chic furniture shop is based in Valencia, Spain.

    Promising review: "I cannot say enough good things. Nacho was amazing with communication and progress updates. Quick to respond to any question I had. The sideboard looks even better in person...I can't believe I waited so long to purchase. Thank you for an amazing piece!" —Melissa

    Get it from Naan Furniture on Etsy for $356.67+ (available with one or two doors).

    19. An ornate metal and velvet bench that wouldn't look at all out of place in a 5-star hotel room. You're gonna need a place to rest your room service, tray full of takeout containers.


    I have a cute little stool in my room by this brand, Safavieh, and I love it! Chic and solid quality.

    Promising review: "So pretty! Easy assembly." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $202.14+ (available in three colors).

    20. A sleek all-in-one dresser, desk, bookshelf, and TV stand, because small spaces can still have big style. This would be a game changer in a dorm or apartment.

    off-white dresser with three textured drawer, shelves, a TV on top, and a desk on the side

    Get it from Novogratz for $379.

    21. A beyond cozy-looking convertible loveseat with an adjustable back *and* arms so you can make it into whatever you need, from a place to sleep to a place to binge Ted Lasso. Honestly, you'd have gladly paid double or triple for your new favorite piece of furniture.

    the loveseat that looks like a giant armchair in colorful patchwork
    white version set up as a futon in reviewer's bedroom
    diagram showing five ways back and arms can be adjusted

    Promising review: "Assembly consists of putting the legs on. I couldn’t have been happier. It is a great value and pretty sturdy. It has been a wonderful addition to the home office my daughter and I share, and the covering sheds pet fur nicely, which, given we have three dogs, is great because we don’t wear dog fur as soon as we sit down." —J Spillman

    Get it from Amazon for $399.99 (available in five colors).

    22. A cool and cleverly compact four-person dining set that also — OMG! — offers storage. Each of the seats doubles as a storage ottoman, and they all fit compactly under the table. Who says a small space means you can't host dinner parties?

    charcoal square table and square stools with removable cushions that open for storage

    Promising review: "The design is very smart and pleasing to look at. I chose it both because of the finish and the space saving/organization that it offers — I was very excited when I saw that each of the seats can be used as storage bins. I love using this table so far." —Joseph F.

    Get the table and four stools from Wayfair for $389.99 (available in three colors).

    23. A luxe-looking gold bookcase with a romantic Victorian vibe so roomy you can use it to hold more than just Victorian romance novels. But those are always welcome.,

    Promising review: "A copy of a much more expensive piece. I purchased two and another similar table to put between them for my TV. Lovely in my small bedroom" —EmersonAmazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $168.13+ (available in two colors).

    24. A velvet memory foam armchair sure to be the best combination of style and comfort you've seen in recent ~memory~.

    tufted mustard yellow chair

    Get it from Novogratz for $429 (available in four colors).

    25. A mid-century-style TV stand with a built-in electric fireplace from Queer Eye's furniture collection for anyone who's ready to give their living room a super-cozy makeover.

    brown faux wood stand with cabinet and electric fireplace

    It fits TVs up to 65" or 120 lbs.

    Promising review: "Pleasantly Surprised. 10/10 for price. Put together it looks exactly as pictured. The heater is actually quite impressive, great for warming up a chilly upstairs room (which is what we were looking for). Fireplace provides great ambience with realistic flame flickering. It comes with a remote and batteries to change the temp of the heater, turn it on/off, adjust the brightness of the flame, and even has a timer setting! It's not the worst thing I've ever assembled but you do need to be mindful of raw/finished edges when putting together. I think that's what people are talking about when they say this is hard to put together. Because of weight and the need to hold things just right, this does IMO require two people to move/build. The fireplace also emits some stink when you first turn it on (burning plastic smell). That goes away after about 20 minutes of it running so just turn it on with a window open.  Overall, for less than $400, this is a great deal. I'd imagine a more high-quality version of this would be closer to $1K. I'm very happy with it. :)" —Hannah

    Get it from Walmart for $301.50.

    26. A glamorous velvet bench to make any entryway, bedroom, or living room look fit for royalty, for — wait, seriously??? — just 100 bucks.

    blue tufted bench in an entryway
    green and gold marble effect version

    Promising review: "I fell in love with this! The material is so soft! It was very easy to assemble. I did it all by myself! Very good price also, because other places were charging way more. This is a deal!!" —Miguel Hernandez

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99+ (available in 12 colors).

    27. A chic wicker-armed chair simply oozing boho flair (see what I did there).

    green chair with light brown wicker and black arms and black legs
    Artful of Living/Etsy

    OK I will stop rhyming now. You get it. It's a chair with *panache*. It's from a Texas-based shop that stocks lots of stylish furniture.

    Get it from Artful of Living on Etsy for $297.99.

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