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    39 Things That'll Probably Make Your Guests Think You Hired A Professional Decorator

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    1. A peel-and-stick faux ceramic tile backsplash so you can accent your home in that classic tiled look, with a fraction of the effort (and money)., Amazon

    Promising review: "This turned out great! I feel like I have a new kitchen. So I read a lot of the reviews on this item and took in all the tips others offered. I sanded my wall first (I had textured paint, just sanded area where I was applying the backsplash). Cleaned wall the night before so it would dry well. I used an adhesive spray. Measured and marked where to line up just to make sure it all went on straight as possible. As others said, It takes PATIENCE! My first two took a couple of tries (be careful — once applied, if you pull off you will pull off paint). But once I got going it went well. Spent a couple of hours applying this. But well worth the time spent. I plan on purchasing more of a different design to put in my bathroom." —H Adkins

    Get a 12"x12" roll from Amazon for $31.99.

    2. A polished bamboo wall hook mount for a convenient and super cute place to throw your jacket, hat, scarf, or bag when you walk in the door.

    Promising review: "This system of wall hooks was easy to assemble and hang and it looks very good on the wall. I needed something that I could hang aprons and pot holders on, and this fills the bill very well." —Janet Lund

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in two colors).

    3. An LED twinkle light curtain to give a cozy, illuminating warmth to any room in your home., Amazon

    Plug it into an outlet, and the 300 warm LEDs will make your wall or window glow. Oh, and they have eight different mode settings for a nice, cozy twinkle. They're even waterproof so you can use them outside!

    Promising review: "Perfect for my small apartment! These lights added such a cozy touch to my dining room!" —Brandon Youngman

    Get it from Amazon for $15.29.

    4. A vibrant shower curtain with suited men playing saxophones that's sure to ~jazz~ up your bathroom.


    Promising review: "I love this tremendously. It looks just like the photo and makes me want to redecorate my entire bathroom around it. I did not order the mat yet but these curtains are absolutely beautiful." —Darnell

    Get it from Amazon for $30 (available in six styles).

    5. Or a pretty botanical shower curtain that'll probably have you mesmerized every time you see it.


    Promising review: "This curtain is gorgeous! It is a bit sheer, so use a solid liner if you want full color saturation. The colors in this print are abundant and broad enough to match well in almost any bathroom! Everyone who has seen this in my bathroom has raved over how lovely it is, too. I spent an unreasonable amount of time trying to find a shower curtain that would look nice in my vintage tiled bathroom. I looked at about 2,000 (really!) to find one, and I am so incredibly happy that I looked long enough to find this one! I spent a few extra bucks to get the 84" length so it would be an even more dramatic focus in the tiny bathroom. Tl;dr: it is a beautiful print and it is a fantastic price. Get it!" —Bethany Blah

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95+ (available in three sizes).

    6. Some glossy marble contact paper to transform a countertop or DIY almost any hard surface that needs an upgrade.


    Promising review: "I wanted to spruce up my rented apartment's kitchen counter, and this contact paper did not disappoint. The contact paper is super sticky, but no matter how many times you messed up (and I've messed up A LOT!), the contact paper will still be sticky. There is a technique to sticking it so you don't get bubbles (we used credit cards to force out the bubbles), so you will have to play around with it. Highly recommend it!" —G. Chen

    Read our deep dive on this contact paper, "This Marble Contact Paper Will Make Cheap Furniture Look Like It's From West Elm," to learn more about why people love it so much!

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in four sizes).

    7. A branch-adorned two-piece duvet cover and pillow sham set that'll give your bedroom or guest room a beautiful woodsy feel.

    Promising review: "This duvet is so much more elegant in person. I can't believe the price. It looks like a $200 duvet. The fabric is also very comfortable, like a crisp (but soft) cotton sheet. I also love that it's reversible, because you simply roll it down a bit and you have a bed that instantly looks neat and layered. The covered zipper is also a great detail, so much better than the annoying buttons that most duvet covers have. At this price, we thought this would just be our temporary duvet cover until we found something we liked better, but it has turned out to be our permanent duvet because it's truly beautiful." —S. Blonder

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in four colors and five sizes).

    8. A fluffy faux fur throw, because who wouldn't want to cuddle up in one of these during movie night?! Plus, it'll make a very luxe accent to your chair, couch, or bed.


    Promising review: "I really like this blanket because it's snuggly soft, large enough to get cozy under, easy to wash & lightweight. I had several friends over recently & a few of the girls were all wanting to snuggle up with it." —Lori

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

    9. A petite tabletop fireplace (or candle holder) to add a bit of warmth to your sitting area. Just add some fuel and you have your own lil' indoor campfire.

    1Man1Garage / Etsy

    Fuel isn't included, but you can buy some at Amazon.

    Get it from 1Man1Garage on Etsy for $24.50+ (available with or without rocks/sand — the sand is needed to disperse the heat of the flame away from the wood, but you can easily find some on your own if you'd rather not buy it here, and the lava rocks are completely optional/for decoration).

    10. A very fashionable Oliver Gal canvas print for you to hang on your wall and feel like you're having ~breakfast at Tiffany's~ every morning.

    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed,

    This is one of my favorite pieces of decor in my room! It's so unique and perfect for anyone who loves fashion. My friends always compliment it when they come over.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this artwork. I weighed heavily on purchasing this piece for a while. I made sure to double check the measurements. I can’t wait to host my next event to show this off. It is absolutely chic, beautiful and everything you could want in art." —Bianca

    Get it from Amazon for $53.99+ (available in canvas or framed print and six sizes).

    11. A rustic wall shelf organizer so everything you need is in sight when you're ready to walk out the door, without being an eyesore spread across your countertop.


    It comes with a slotted box for mail, a shelf for your phone and small accessories, as well as three hooks for hanging up your bags or keys.

    Promising review: "Love this! I use it as an end table at our lake house, where space is tight. The shelf is perfectly sized for a charging a phone overnight, the hooks hold my cords off the floor, and the box is large enough for water bottles, etc. Though it is a bit of a bear to put together (not difficult, just tedious), its function makes it well worth it. Highly recommend, especially for tight quarters." —R. Burdett

    Get it from Amazon for $24.49 (available in two colors).

    12. A complimentary doormat that'll no doubt make you smile each time you see it.

    Promising review: "Super cute and so happy I found this! Makes all of my visitors and myself feel good every time we go to my front door." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $24.33 (available in three designs).

    13. A dotted vase so you can keep fresh flowers (or fake ones) right by your bed or use them as an artistic focal point on your dining table.


    Promising review: "These little cuties are perfect for accenting a room. I like to use small vases around my apartment for aesthetic and little pops of decor. These vases are very small but very awesome. Nice quality. 10/10 would recommend!" —Arovetto22

    Get it from Anthropologie for $10+ (available in two sizes).

    14. A set of geometric wire decor guaranteed to add some fun detail to your wall or shelf., Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE these. I have been drooling over geometric pendant lights, but couldn't afford them at $60 each. So I found this set and wondered if I could rig something with lights. I was delighted to find that they snap together and could hang them in multiple ways!! I was able to snap them around the wire of a plain pendant light, and it turned out even better than I expected. Highly recommended. I would buy again and tell anyone about my new obsession." —Chelsea

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $29.99 (available in three colors).

    15. Some gorgeous agate bookends to hold up your collection of novels in a very eye-catching way.

    Promising review: "These bookends are perfect for my space! I absolutely love the unique look of each one. They are heavy/can support my books without slipping, and they look good too. One issue I had was that the green dye marked up my white shelf but nothing a Magic Eraser couldn't fix. Overall I'm extremely satisfied with this product!" —Skye

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $26.99 (available in four sizes and six colors).

    16. A pack of two velvet throw pillow covers with a pom-pom trim that are luxe, stylish, and available in tons of great colors.


    Promising review: "These pillow cases are so soft and cozy! The color is true to the picture, a nice deep red, and the material itself is cozy and velvety. The little pompoms are actually very much secured to the pillow, and I've never experienced any of them coming loose, and I am using them daily. The zippers are very well hidden without being difficult to use, too." —Al

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in seven sizes and 20 colors).

    17. A charming area rug to pull your whole living room together and make it feel way more cozy.


    Promising review: "I don't think I've ever written an Amazon review before, but holy cow — this one deserves it! I have six dogs. My experience with having rugs in the house hasn't ended well in 12 years, but we just moved into our first home and I wanted some new decor and furniture. Let me just tell you. I don't know what kind of genie magic they placed over this bad boy before shipping out, but this thing WILL NOT STAIN. I honestly don't know how that's even possible considering it's an off-white color, but good lord am I happy! So far it has stood up against dog pee, poop, mud, dry dirt, and spilled drinks — and it still looks amazing. Side note: The instructions say not to use a vacuum with rotating brushes, but I've had no issues at all with it. I've even cleaned it with a carpet cleaner and not had any problems with the carpet fraying. Buy this rug!" —Big daddy

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in 38 sizes/shapes and eight colors/patterns).

    18. Some adorable removable wallpaper to brighten up any wall or corner. How can you not feel happy surrounded by this ~peachy~ print?

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I love the vivid colors and how forgiving peel-n-stock wallpaper is. Adds personality to an otherwise boring space." —LLDL

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $49.

    19. A gold tray with a mirrored bottom you can use to display your perfumes, jewelry, or other trinkets in a very classy way.


    It's lined with felt on the bottom, so no need to worry about it scraping your lovely furniture and tabletops!

    Promising review: "I bought this tray to use in my bathroom, to hold various creams, serums, etc. It’s a perfect size for that, it’s lovely, and very sturdy— not at all light or cheap feeling. I’m super pleased with it." —Jocelyn Merkel

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    20. A fluffy white comforter, because no matter what bedroom aesthetic you're going for, this will make it feel clean and sophisticated.

    Plus it's hypoallergenic and washing machine- and dryer-safe!

    Promising review: "It's so fluffy! As soon as I got it I threw it in the dryer with some dryer sheets and when it came out it was fluffier than before. I threw it on my bed and my dog immediately jumped up on it and hasn't left since. He enjoys it and so do I." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes twin XL-Cal king and 12 colors/prints).

    21. A decorative window film that'll give you some privacy and let a little rainbow light shine into your home.


    Promising review: "I have a weird skinny window in my house where no normal window covering works. People walking on our community trail can see up into our upstairs bathroom when the light is on and it's dark outside. Not a good plan at all. So I used this window film and cut different sized circles and placed then on this window to interrupt the view into the house. Worked perfectly! Very easy to use." —Marsgard

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98+ (available in five sizes).

    22. A unique framed mini art print to add a pop of color and some personality to your desk, table, or shelf.


    Get it from Sarah Eisenlohr from Society6 for $16.24 (originally $24.99; shop tons of other prints here).

    23. A five-tier corner shelf perfect for holding anything from books to picture frames to toiletries.,

    Promising review: "Beautiful shelf for an amazing price. I have mine on carpet and tried to set it up so that it tilts slightly to the corner to avoid it ever falling forward, but I made sure to load the heavier items on bottom and lighter on top. I have NO fear whatsoever that mine will tip over. Seriously one of my favorite purchases in a while! Thank you to this company for making an affordable yet aesthetically pleasing item!" —Liana Sepulveda

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97+ (available in three, four, or five tiers and 16 colors).

    24. A pack of invisible bookshelves for bookworms who need a cute and clever way to store their growing collection of novels, biographies, and self-help books., Amazon

    Promising review: "The product worked very well and was very easy to install. I have put heavy things on all four of mine, without any issue. I move things off of them daily and rearrange the books, and they hold very well in the wall. They are perfect for small spaces and also as individual decor items." —Amy Johnson

    Get a pack of four shelves from Amazon for $25.

    25. A buttery-smooth sateen bedsheet with two matching pillowcases that'll give your regular old bed that five-star hotel feel.


    I have white bedsheets from Brooklinen and they truly have such a luxurious feel! They're soft and cozy, but still give my room an elegant touch.

    Promising review: "Absolutely the softest sheets ever and the color is very true to the images on the website. Perfect Queen bed fit and super easy to wash. Overall we are loving these and highly recommend." —Hannah

    Get a fitted sheet and two pillowcases from Brooklinen for $98 (available in sizes Twin—Cali King and six colors).

    26. A can of Colorshot spray paint so you can make your furniture and decor match perfectly with a fun and easy DIY project. Plus, the formula has a propellant derived from sugar cane instead of petroleum, so you don't have to feel guilty about using it!

    Home Depot

    The paint is UV-resistant and it dries in 10 minutes! Try thrifting some small items and knickknacks and then spray paint them to match the theme of your room. You'll have lovely, unique decor in no time!

    Promising review: "I have to say that this is some pretty darn good spray paint. Vibrant colors, easy to apply and dries very quickly. I find that painting metal objects often results in a less-than-stellar end product due to coverage and adhesion problems, but the Colorspray paint almost completely covered with the first coat. All it required was a light second coat and I was thoroughly pleased with the result. Colorspray is definitely one of the better spray paints that I've come across to date and it's priced competitively." —Jim

    Get a can from Home Depot for $5.28+ (available in 48 colors and three finishes).

    27. A set of satin pillowcases, because they'll look gorgeous on your bed *and* they're a game-changer for improving breakage, tangles, and frizz. Who doesn't love a twofer?!


    Promising Review: "LOVE THESE! They are a beautiful shade of gray, well-made and a perfect price! I ordered these to help protect against hair breakage and I've already noticed a huge difference!!!" —shawnellnewberry

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in three sizes and 14 colors).

    28. A set of three clear, stackable containers perfect for pretty hair pins and other small accessories that are worthy of being on a display on your vanity.


    Promising review: "I was afraid these were going to be too big or too small, but they were perfect and spacious for my needs, and I plan on getting more. At 3" tall they can fit quite a bit of bows (got a set of 24 bows from Amazon that all fit), and hair ties, and hair clips that I de-stacked and separate them for the drawer. But, I do love that they can stack." —megan

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99.

    29. An LED essential oil diffuser for making your room smell delightful while you enjoy its beautiful holographic style.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I received this as a gift from my grandma. I absolutely would recommend this to anyone who’s looking for a diffuser or even just a cool light fixture in their room. Sometimes when I’m too lazy to fill it up I just turn on the lights. Super easy upkeep!" —peaceinluv

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $65.

    30. A leaning ladder perfect for creatively storing blankets, scarves, and more, while still looking chic and decorative.


    Promising review: "I love the look! It's simple, clean, and light. It rests easily on the wall without leaving marks. I have used it to hang extra towels in the bathroom when guests visit, or throws for movie night with friends in the backyard and sometimes as a drying rack for my delicate lingerie. I'm constantly moving it around my home and using it interchangeably." —Priscilla

    Get it from Amazon for $50+ (available in two colors).

    31. A fluffy faux fur rug that'll give a basic corner or chair a quick and glamorous makeover.,

    Promising review: "I bought this to cover up the ugly desk chair that came with my dorm. I love it! It's really soft and luxurious, plus it doesn't shed. When you first get it, there are some creases from how it was packaged, but you just have to fluff it up and they go away." —Kelsie Thomas

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in seven sizes, four shapes, and 11 colors).

    32. A Himalayan salt lamp with a wood base and dimmer switch to give your room some positive energy. Plus, you can never have too many cute light fixtures.,

    Promising review: "This lamp is prefect. Great light, plus it’s really pretty and easily fits any decor theme. With the dimmer we can dim it to barely on and it provides enough light to see in the middle of the night and it’s soft and dim enough that it isn’t noticed by our new baby when he’s up for feeding. It lets me see what I’m doing while keeping it dark enough for him. When we get up for the day early in the morning we turn it up and it brightens the whole room with a soft warm light and we don’t need to turn on our bedroom light to see." —Mikaela

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    33. A set of four artificial succulents in little glass vases that'll add a touch of greenery to your room — even in corners of your house that lack sunlight.


    Promising review: "They're very cute and are the perfect size for decorating a dorm. Product matches the description on Amazon and I would definitely recommend these to anyone looking for nice decorations for a room. They look very realistic." —ihcati

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    34. A sheer canopy to make any bed feel like a princess bed., Amazon

    Promising review: "I am not a handy person, but this canopy was very easy to install! It's very lightweight and comes with a portable storage case. It's a very simple and clean canopy, of good quality. The 'mosquito net' quality initially made me wary: however, it's a very fine netting that still looks elegant. I have lights hanging behind my bed, and the canopy in front of them creates a subtle and soft glow. I love this canopy, and 100% recommend it!" —Meghan

    Get it from Amazon for $21.97.

    35. A washed corduroy floor pillow, because it's a super cute and cozy way to add extra seating.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I LOVE this floor pillow. I bought it in the rose and the dark blue, and both colors are really soft and lovely. It's thick enough to be comfortable to sit on for a while. Great for when I have friends over and need extra seating. I wish it was a little wider, but it's the perfect weight and size to store in a corner when I'm not using it." —lss45

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $49 (or two for $79; available in seven colors).

    36. A macrame wall hanging mirror that'll give a boho vibe to your room.,

    Promising review: "I use this mirror in my dorm room for makeup. It's easy to hang and is great for the price." —Jet Liu

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    37. An elegant bar cart to keep your finest wines and champagnes on display. It can also make a great display for flower vases and other trinkets.,

    Promising review: "I bought this bar cart with the intention of having a decorative accent piece for my living room, as well as a place to hold drinks. The gold color itself is very elegant, and looks more expensive than it is. My house has carpeting — so as expected, the wheels do not turn as smoothly as they would on hardwood floor (but this doesn't matter for my purposes.) If you're worried about assembly, have no fear! As someone with absolutely ZERO concept of building, my equally clueless sibling and I managed to have this done in a little over 30 minutes. The instructions are super clear, but I'd recommend not tightening the screws completely until everything is in it's correct place (this will save you some time/hassle in case you make a mistake along the way). The actual cart also came packaged with tons of styrofoam so nothing was damaged. Overall, I am very pleased with my purchase!" —Adeena

    Get it from Amazon for $76.42+ (available in three finishes).

    38. A lovely epicure box filled with handmade items from around the world. It comes with two stemless wine glasses, a wood cheese board, a cheese knife, and a mini handwoven basket. Use these items to serve your guests or just keep them on display in your kitchen.


    GlobeIn sources their products from artisans from all over the world, including developing countries where production of these goods creates many jobs. As members of the Fair Trade Federation, GlobeIn pays their artisans fair prices for their products.

    Promising review: "Love the glasses! The mouse cheese knife is adorable! Even tho the cheese board is small it’s beautiful! Great Box!" —Jenny

    Get it from GlobeIn for $60.

    39. And a gorgeous marble desk so even your workspace can look like a Pinterest photo. #WorkFromHomeGoals., Amazon

    Promising review: "ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS DESK!!! It exceeded my expectations. I needed a work area in my studio apartment and this desk added an upscale and classic flair to my space. It didn’t arrive damaged as other reviewers have said theirs did. The assembly took me less than 15 minutes. I am SO happy and recommend it to anyone. The shipping took longer than I wanted, but that’s a testament to being spoiled by two-day shipping with Amazon Prime. It did arrive within the timeframe they gave me. LOVE IT. Not too big. Not bulky. Perfect." —Desaree

    Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $99+ (available in two colors).

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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