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    31 Affordable Gifts From Walmart That Look Impressively Expensive

    They'll never know it cost you less than $50.

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    1. A 12-piece dinnerware set in a soft matte blue that's equal parts stylish, modern, and somehow inexpensive.

    A dinnerware set in dark blue placed on a table setting

    The contemporary set is dishwasher safe and includes four dinner plates, four salad plates, and four roomy pasta bowls.

    Promising review: "These are great dishes, heavy duty, really good quality for the money. The plates have a 'lip' on them-so it's great for food with sauces. They will not run off the plate!" β€”Wish

    Price: $39.99 (available in four colors)

    2. An air purifier to remove allergens, bacteria, and viruses from any room you put it in. These bad boys usually cost upwards of $100, but this one is surprisingly cheap!

    The air purifier in a child's bedroom

    Promising review: "This model 3M Air Purifier is surprisingly quiet. It has three settings and we have it constantly on at the office on the first setting during office hours. We also purchased separately and installed the F1 filter which is the highest level filter to remove even viruses according to the packaging. Given not only the current situation but flu seasons in general, we hope to have a clean air office environment as a result. Very satisfied to date! In fact, purchased another for another part of our office." β€”Robert

    Price: $49.94

    3. A ridiculously plush sherpa throw blanket because snuggling in luxurious softness doesn't always have to cost a pretty penny.

    The sherpa fleece throw blanket in cream draped over a couch

    Promising review: "Favorite blanket I've ever owned. It's so incredibly soft but doesn't get fluff coming off. Washes great with no issues. My pup and I love the king size so much, I ordered her the throw size!" β€”Jessica

    Price: $8.88 (available in six colors)

    4. A sophisticated yet contemporary throw pillow with elegant tassels for the friend who decided to redecorate in a more *luxe* fashion.

    The throw pillow in green with pink tassels on a matching green printed couch

    Promising review: "These pillows are gorgeous! They're a soft, not still velvet and they can handle a healthy karate chop! This also allows the fringe to fall in just the right way. I have to couches, so I bought two of each color and they look great!" β€”Chrissy

    Price: $34 (available in five colors)

    5. A phone and accessory sanitizer so anyone on your list can clean their gadgets of 99.9% of bacteria and germs, while enjoying the aromas of their favorite essential oils.

    The phone sanitzer

    Promising review: "So cool!! I'm always wiping my phone down with disinfecting wipes so this is definitely a go to for me. I work in heath care and they say your phone is the one if the dirtiest items. Super glad to have found this and that it actually works so well." β€”Loren

    Price: $19.88 (originally $24.88)

    6. A red lava citrus candle that serves as an excellent, more affordable dupe for a candle bestseller at Anthropologie.

    The red lava candle on a white side table next to a succulent

    Promising review: "I have loved the Capri Blue Volcano scent from Anthropologie for years; those are pricey candles for how often I like to use them. I saw online that this is a nearly perfect dupe and placed an order for one. I can't even tell the difference! It is identical. More importantly, even if you're not familiar with Capri, this scent is beautiful. It's full bodied and appropriate for all seasons. It's fruity but not so much that it makes you think only of summer, musky enough to make it gender neutral. I will be purchasing more, along with the room spray and oil warmer. I hope they never retire this fragrance. It is so lovely." β€”Marisa

    Price: $11.87

    7. A marble-based table lamp with a brass finish for the loved one with finer tastes who keeps complaining their WFH setup isn't ideal.

    The lamp sitting on a wooden side table beside books and a bird statue

    Promising review: "Beautifully designed lamp. Base is solid and came well packaged. Adds a nice touch to nightstand or desk." β€”Student15

    Price: $34.92 (originally $40; bulb not included)

    8. A vibrant, decorative wine rack by the Pioneer Woman so both your buddy's vino and vino holder can look expensive, even when it's not.

    The wine rack holding two bottles of white wine and one bottle of red wine

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful wine rack! It is the perfect size for the counter, it doesnt take up much room. It will match almost every decor! I love it!" β€”DKaplan

    Price: $18.72 (originally $22.72)

    9. A 1-inch ionic volumizing brush from Flower Hair Tools for the gift of a perfect blowout that keeps on giving.

    The volumizing brush

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this!! I'm not very savvy when it comes to styling my hair, usually a flat iron and that's about it. This brush however is very easy to use and only took me a few times to know exactly how to operate it and helps me look like I know what I'm doing. It gives you volume and can even give you waves or beach curls without the frizz. Perfect size to fit in your hand and heats up quickly." β€”Brandi cakes

    Price: $39.88 (originally $52.47)

    10. A 12-piece silicone utensil set in a rich burgundy color if your loved one appreciates aesthetically pleasing tools as much as the meals they cook.

    The silicone utensil set in deep burgundy showcased in a kitchen

    The silicone heads on these tools are heat-resistant up to 450 degrees, and the full set includes a solid turner, slotted turner, spaghetti server, ladle, solid spoon, slotted spoon, spatula, spoon spatula, tongs, flex spatula, and basting brush.

    Promising review: "Love all the utensils in here. The wooden handles are so comfortable to use, and the silicone appears to be great quality. I've been looking for new utensils that matched and was impressed by all that was included in this pack. The merlot color is super pretty too." β€”Amy

    Price: $26.50

    11. A dual set of spa shower heads featuring twenty four pampering water stream settings because it's a cheaper alternative to a spa gift card but totally gives the same effect.

    The double shower heads turned on to show their water streams

    Promising review: "This is an awesome shower head, especially for the price! You can set it to either of the heads or use both at once. We were worried about the pressure but it has been great! I love that I can remove the one shower head to make it SO much easier for dog baths! I can even give both my toddlers a shower at the same time and not hear them cry because they aren't under the water. Highly recommend...I plan to buy one for our master bath next!" β€”April

    Price: $18.99

    12. A set of plush towels in a variety of colors that feel like they came from a luxury resort, sans luxury resort pricing.

    The towel set in blush pink on a marble surface

    Promising review: "I cannot explain the quality of these towels. So elegant and soft. They look and feel more expensive that what they are." β€”Ana

    Price: $4.72+ (available in four sizes and eleven colors)

    13. A memory foam cooling gel pillow so any hot sleepers in your life can get an amazing night's sleep at little cost to you.

    The memory foam pillow next to its pillow cover

    Promising review: "This pillow was exactly what I was looking for at a great price. I'm currently eight months pregnant during these summer months, so not only am I uncomfortable, I'm always soo hot! The cooling gel in this pillow actually works and it is so firm and supportive. I instantly knock out and am def bringing one to the hospital with me. I bought two and will happily buy a few more in the future." β€”Myranda

    Price: $39.96

    14. A set of microfiber wrinkle-resistant sheets that'll feel like a million bucks but only cost you pennies.

    The sheets on a bed in a light pink shade

    Promising review: "Soft and comfy material. We ended up buying another set in a different color. After several washes, color and texture stay the same. No piling and looks great in my son's room!" β€”Sontri

    Price: $9.44+ (available in Twin/Twin XL, Full, Queen, and King sizes and eighteen colors)

    15. A sixteen piece tumbler and rocks glass set to help the perpetual host in your life dazzle guests with fancy cocktails in fancy barware.

    The tall and short glasses holding decorative pink cocktails

    Promising review: "These glasses are beyond my expectations! They are so beautiful and the dimples on the side really help keep a grip on them when they sweat. LOVE them!" β€”sheimaner

    Price: $29.99 (available in thirteen styles)

    16. An elegant faux leather satchel with matching floral-printed purse for the fashionista in your world who also insists on bringing their whole life with them wherever they go.

    The purse in black

    Promising review: "This is my favorite grab-it-and-go purse. Plenty of pockets and compartments so you know where everything is. I chose the brown purse and it goes with everything! Very good stitching and quality. I highly recommend this purse." β€”Squashbug1

    Price: $34.97 (available in three colors)

    17. A Farberware 1.9-quart air fryer because you have at least three people on your list who want an air fryer, but have yet to buy one because "they're too expensive."

    The air fryer in gray

    Promising review: "Love my air fryer. Introduced to this exact brand/model by a roommate. Then he moved so it was time to get my own. I use it every day, it's so great to cook just the right amount without heating up entire oven or house during summer weather. Doesn't take up much counter space either." β€”Katmum1

    Price: $29.88 (originally $39.88, available in two colors)

    18. A pair of pointed-toe faux suede booties to enable your friend's shoe obsession without breaking the bank.

    The faux suede beauties in mustard yellow

    Promising review: "These shoes are super stylish! They are also way more comfortable and sturdy feeling than I expected for the price. Super pleased with my purchase." β€”Erica

    Price: $35.97 (originally $54, available in seven colors)

    19. A set of four delicate mugs with a lace pattern so that special someone in your life can enjoy a fresh cup of coffee each morning, pinky up.

    The set of four mugs in off-white on a rustic wooden table

    Promising review: "I looked for several months for large coffee mugs. These hold 17 oz. and they are really beautiful. The color and design works well with my dinnerware. So glad I purchased two sets." β€”Nana

    Price: $14.48 (available in two colors)

    20. A set of Pureology hydrating shampoo and conditioner because Pureology products typically are expensive, but now you can give the gift of amazingly soft hair at a serious discount.

    The shampoo and conditioner

    Promising review: "I have always had problems with my hair up until I used this set. My hair has never felt more soft and it isn't dry like it used to be. I recommend this to anyone." β€”Blondie16

    Price: $37.99 (originally $61)

    21. A faux fur back pillow that'll help the posture of anyone in your life currently suffering from "work from home back."

    The back pillow in white on a navy couch

    Promising review: "Bought this on the way home from the hospital for my son who had broken his femur. It has held up very well for him to still use to prop himself up anywhere he needs to. Hasn't gotten flat at all ! Will definitely be investing in some more to have around the house. Very comfy." β€”maggie

    Price: $15.87 (available in two colors)

    22. A pair of suede moccasin slippers with faux-fur lining because cozy slippers that are cute enough to wear outside are a rare and coveted find.

    The slippers in light pink

    Promising review: "Worth the money! Wonderful shoes that will make a wonderful Christmas present." β€”susan

    Price: $21 (originally $25.99, available in eight colors)

    23. A Crosley stereo turntable that is Bluetooth-enabled for the friend who likes to listen to their tunes the old-fashioned way.

    The Crosley turn table

    Promising review: "This is such a neat record player. The case is so nice-looking. It also is going to be great for traveling. It looks much more expensive than it is. I would have no problem leaving it out for display. It sounds great and I love the Bluetooth feature. I would recommend this to anyone!" β€”Lisareviewsitems

    Price: $44.96 (available in ten colors)

    24. An iHome mirror with LED lights that is Siri and Bluetooth-enabled so your best buddy can take calls, play music, and send texts while getting glammed up.

    The iHome mirror

    Promising review: "Sexy little addition to my bathroom counter. Lighting is great, charges my iPhone and plays my music. Rocking out in the mornings before work is awesome!" β€”shirah

    Price: $49.88 (originally $79.99)

    25. A 12-piece set of stemless wineglasses to give the fermented grape lover in your life a classy vessel for their favorite varietals.

    Three of the stemless wine glasses, one holding a fancy cocktail

    Promising review: "Perfect for large parties. I purchased these for a party after shopping for plastic wineglasses. The cost of these was the same as the plastic ones, however I now have these for future use. I purchased a decorative crate to set up the glasses with the wine, as well as for easy storage." β€”Irene

    Price: $13.49 (originally $15)

    26. A set of three floral-patterned serving bowls so anyone close to you can dish out their signature recipes with a side of sophistication.

    The three serving bowls in red orange and light blue, with one holding limes and lemons to show its size

    Promising review: "These bowls are absolutely vibrant and colorful. These are really well-made; the pattern on the outside is gorgeous! They coordinate beautifully with other Pioneer Woman items. I actually like these better than the patterned ones." β€”Manno

    Price: $21.98

    27. A decorative serving tray with gold handles because nothing says elegance quite like light bites presented on acacia wood.

    The decorative tray

    Promising review: "This is a perfect charcuterie board! It is stunning in real life (pictures don't do it justice!). The board held lettuce and vegetables on it for several days and showed absolutely no signs of corrosion or wear! It washed up like a dream! I ordered an extra for my boss and one for myself too!" β€”Suz78madwisconsin

    Price: $19.94 (available in two colors)

    28. A Spa Sciences beauty and skincare fridge for the friend who understands true bliss is putting on a cold face mask.

    The skincare fridge in pink

    Promising review: "I got the COOL about a month ago and love it. It's compact and it fits perfectly in my bathroom vanity, but somehow also fits all my skincare products inside, including my quartz roller. Keeps my products fresh and just the fact that I don't have to go all the way to the kitchen to get my products form the fridge, already makes me feel happy. Amazing price also!" β€”yandravitorio

    Price: $44.99 (available in two colors)

    29. An 11-inch ceramic planter with a wooden stand to give any plant parent you know a stylish home for their babies.

    The ceramic planter in white holding a plant outdoors

    Promising review: "This planter was packaged perfectly and arrived with no damage. It has a drainage hole with a rubber stopper in the bottom. I planted a snake plant and it looks awesome! So worth the price!" β€”Melissa

    Price: $3.25+ (available in two colors)

    30. A French press with a stainless-steel filter system for the coffee elitist in your life who takes their java gourmet style.

    The French press holding a full pot of coffee to show its size

    Promising review: "Very good product. well made. I have several Bodum presses of different sizes and they are all durable and dependable." β€”Kevin

    Price: $14.84+ (originally $30, available in two sizes)

    31. And a set of Rachael Ray nonstick baking pans because someone close to you has dreams of becoming the best amateur baker in Great Britain, and this can get them there.

    The baking set with blue finishes

    The full set features two 9-inch round cake pans, a 9-by-13-inch cake pan, a 10-inch-by-15-inch cookie sheet, and a 9-inch-by-5-inch loaf pan.

    Promising review: "This is the second set of Racheal Ray bakeware that I have purchased. The only reason I purchased a new set is because I changed the colors of my kitchen. These are by far the best bakeware I have ever purchased. I have had nothing stick to them. (Even when I left them overnight before cleaning them.)" β€”NicoleC

    Price: $39.44 (originally $49.99, available in two colors)

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