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    31 Things From Target That’ll Help Any Apartment Feel More Sophisticated

    It looks like your tiny apartment could use a revamp and a dash of sophistication.

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    1. A set of patio chairs that will instantly make your tiny apartment balcony feel like an entire backyard. You won't be able to resist sitting in these chairs staring at the skyline.

    Patio chairs with other outdoor furniture on patio

    Promising review: "Just the right size and shape for the front porch. The quality and finish is good for the price. The color could run either towards the browns or grays. Cushions are more cream colored and pretty comfortable. Chair backs are on the lower side so measure if you are looking for a taller chair." —Target Customer

    Price: $450 for two

    2. A gourmet coffee maker to make you feel like a professional barista. Guests will be more than impressed when you whip up the perfect iced coffee or espresso in a matter of minutes.

    Gourmet coffee maker on counter top

    Promising review: "I've had this coffee machine for about a week and so far, we love it. Our Keurig broke and we decided to transition back to a coffee pot for fresh brewed coffee. I love the versatility of this machine. You have the option to make a full pot, half pot, travel mug or a single mug. I appreciate being about to still make a single cup of coffee when it's just me and love the option of half a carafe for my husband and I to share. Overall, I'm very happy with this purchase!" —Target Customer

    Price: $169.99

    3. A leather couch that can also double as a futon, but no one will ever know except for your overnight guests. A new sofa is the simplest way to achieve sophistication.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this couch! There is a small amount of assembly required but it comes with everything you need, including the tools. The dark grey looks so nice in our family room and it is perfect if we have a guest sleep over because it folds down into a futon bed in seconds. It is sturdy and well made and will hold up to both of the kids sitting/sleeping on it as well as adults with no problems at all. The buttonless tufting on the back gives it a sleek and modern touch without being uncomfortable." —Target Customer

    Price: $377.99 (originally $419.99; available in six colors)

    4. A throw blanket to compliment your new couch. This will be a great addition to your living room because it provides the perfect amount of heat, but not too much.

    Throw blanket draped on couch

    Promising review: "Great quality, washed and dried really well, super soft and cozy. I ordered all three colors! Highly recommend this throw blanket!" —Target Customer

    Price: $30 (available in three colors)

    5. A SodaStream because sparkling water is the essence of sophistication, and you're environmentally savvy. This gadget is so convenient you'll wonder what you did before it.


    Promising review: "We use it every day, and our water intake has really increased because we love the taste. Worth the money, and we are no longer recycling tons of plastic water bottles each week. Highly recommend. Only improvement would be an option to choose dishwasher safe ONLY bottles to package." —Target Customer

    Price: $159.99

    6. A new bar cart that intentionally displays your alcohol and even makes it look good. Adding a bar cart to your living or dining area creates order and style all in one.

    Bar cart in living room

    Promising review: "Absolutely Beautiful! Set it up as a rolling wine bar for the holidays and plan to put a portable record player on it after that. Well built, solid construction and very easily assembled. 5 stars!" —Target Customer

    Price: $150

    7. A new shower curtain because your old one has seen better days, and this is a great way to breathe new life into your bathroom. Fun fact: shower curtains should be changed out every six months. The more you know!

    Shower curtain hanging in bathroom

    Promising review: "I didn’t think I could say much about a shower curtain, but this is a definite exception! The material, quality, pattern, color and texture is beautiful!!! Cannot go wrong with this purchase." —Target Customer

    Price: $25

    8. A dining room set to tie your dining room together, say goodbye to eating on random surfaces, you finally have a place now. Creating a dining area is a quick way to spruce up your home.

    Dining room set

    Promising review: "I have had so many people complement this table. It literally is the best table i have ever owned. It was so easy to assemble and is very light weight. Highly recommend this, was so worth the money." —Target Customer

    Price: $349.99

    9. Placemats that will perfectly complement your new dining room table. The wicker design is timeless, so you'll be using these for years to come!

    Placemats on table with dinner setting

    Promising review: "They are good quality and made sturdy. Exactly what I was wanting." —Target Customer

    Price: $6 each

    10. A unique wall hook set that is both stylish and functional. Mount this in your entryway, laundry room, or kitchen to add some organizational space.

    Rattan hook next to bed

    Promising review: "I really like this piece. It was very easy to hang and seems sturdy enough given the price. I’m using it for hand towels, I don’t think it would be able to support bath towels. I like the style of it!" —Target Customer

    Price: $25

    11. A new set of kitchen pans, so you aren't embarrassed when guests come over, and you're still cooking the five-course meal. New cookware is an understated way to add sophistication to your apartment!

    Pot and pan set

    Promising review: "I purchased this going on a year (February 2020) and I love these pots and pans. They are affordable and durable. My only concern is the handle loosens up over time but that’s about it. My food doesn’t stick which makes it easier to clean afterward. I’m looking into another set already but I highly recommend this brand/set!" —Target Customer

    Price: $49.99 for a 12-piece set (originally $59.99)

    12. A kitchen rug that will put your old one to shame. While this is a simple rug, it adds so much functionality to your kitchen, and the simple design is one of our dreams!

    Kitchen rug on the floor

    Promising review: "I needed a bright rug for my kitchen and once I spotted this one in store I knew it was perfect! Really pretty bright blue color." —Target Customer

    Price: $15 (available in two colors)

    13. A new set of white dinnerware to make you the queen or king of hosting. The classic design of these dishes lasts for years, and simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

    White dish set on table

    Promising review: "These dishes are 'sturdy' and attractive and a great value! Just wanted to add some dishes to the ones that were already in the house we rented. Went back for a second box." —Target Customer

    Price: $25 for a 12-piece set

    14. A floor lamp because your apartment living room doesn't provide any natural light. This is sturdy and neutral, so it fits with whatever decor you already have!

    Three legged floor lamp

    Promising review: "I have been searching for a specific light to go in my room. After finding the perfect table. I made the right decision. With this floor lamp, easy to put together and no issues with damage when received." —Target Customer

    Price: $100

    15. A plush set of bath towels that will make your guests feel like they're staying at a 5-star resort. This bathroom must-have should never be overseen when it comes to revamping your apartment.

    Plush set of bath towels

    Promising review: "I am in love with this towel set. They are extremely high quality! Super plush and absorbent. Usually with thicker towels, they will leave little fuzz residues and capture stray hairs, but this one doesn’t! I usually just go for the cheap thinner towels because of this. I’m so excited to find a thick plush towel set that I can love. Can’t wait to get another set for my other bathroom. I highly recommend these towels to anyone, you won’t be disappointed!! " —Target Customer

    Price: $99.99 for a set of six (available in nine colors)

    16. A wooden cutting board because it seems like every time you cook there's something wrong with your old plastic one. Seriously, a wooden board is a major upgrade from plastic, and it is proven to last longer.

    Wooden cutting board

    Promising review: "I love this cutting board! It’s the perfect thickness and size. The cutout is great for catching juices from meat, and keeps the mess off of my counter. It does show any knife cuts in the wood, which I like but not everyone may like that. I am very happy I got this." —Target Customer

    Price: $20

    17. A new TV stand that works in the living room, bedroom, or den area; this versatile piece won't be just functional but also decorative. Style your favorite movies, books, or records inside it!

    TV stand in living room

    Promising review: "First of all, this piece is GORGEOUS when assembled. Not only is it a really beautiful piece, but it’s great quality and so so so easy to assemble. The packet of installation pieces is sorted by step so you know exactly what goes where. The item is light weight so it was easy for me to put together on my own I’m super happy with this purchase" —Target Customer

    Price: $400 (available in three colors)

    18. A fire pit to make your backyard the go-to spot this summer. We can almost smell the marshmallows roasting on this!

    Fire pit in backyard

    Promising review: "Love it! We have used it a few times now and no complaints as of yet. I love the design and I feel it will last for a while. We left our other fire pit outside, uncovered, over the winter because it was cheap and we didn't think about it but this will definitely be taken care of!" —Target Customer

    Price: $169 (originally $202.99)

    19. A wicker basket that fits in any room. May we suggest this as a towel holder in the bathroom, a toy holder in the entryway, or a blanket holder in the living room. This is a stellar, multi-functional piece, and for a great price!

    Wicker basket

    Promising review: "So many ways to use these cute baskets — I bought two for a quick and easy upgrade for the laundry room and one for storing pool noodles!" —Target Customer

    Price: $36 (available in two heights)

    20. A decorative dish towel, because it's a necessity. This minor detail doesn't have to be boring; sophistication happens through the little things.

    Decorative dish towel

    Promising review: "I love these flour sack tea towels. I now have eight. They're so big and great quality fabric. Absorbent and soft too. I’d buy more if they offer new colors. One use is I lay them out on my counter and lay out fresh fruits and lettuces to dry. Uses beyond the kitchen too. Highly recommend." —Target Customer

    Price: $3.99

    21. A casserole dish that will look perfect when served on your table when you have guests. An actual casserole dish adds sophistication to any event you host!

    a blue rectangular casserole dish

    Price: $47.58

    22. A wall accent you can count on to make your space feel ten times bigger. Adding mirrors to your space creates the illusion of a large living area, perfect for any tiny apartment. Plus, the gold adds a sense of elegance.

    Wall mirror in living room

    Promising review: "Beautiful mirror. Well made and great value for price. Hanging can be a bit tricky because of trying to grip the mirror without bending the bursts, and the weight is significant, but nothing crazy." —Target Customer

    Price: $61.99

    23. A shower caddy so you won't have various bottles sitting around the shower floor. This quickly upgrades your shower, and makes it feel more spa-like.

    Shower caddy hanging in shower

    Promising review: "Love that this is very sturdy, very customizable, and won’t rust or develop mold/mildew. Expensive for a shower caddy but so much better than the cheaper alternatives I’ve tried." —Target Customer

    Price: $49.99

    24. A bath storage canister that's so cute; you can't believe it's actually holding your cotton balls and Q-tips. The woven design of this creates style and order!

    Wicker bathroom storage container

    Promising review: "This is such a cute little basket. I got the small one for my bathroom (could use these in other places too). I like that it’s not the traditional glass canister that tends to accumulate dust. I’m very happy I found it." —Target Customer

    Price: $9.99+ (available in two sizes)

    25. An array of new cooking utensils so you can feel like you're on an episode of Top Chef every night you make dinner. These bamboo utensils are made to last and will withstand any heat you put against them.

    Bamboo cooking utensils

    Promising review: "This set was super affordable and perfect for my new non-stick pans! Love the pops of color too." —Target Customer

    Price: $10 for a 10-piece set

    26. A linen quilt that's filling is made of 100% cotton and is the perfect lightweight bedding. Also, this is STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX certified so it's great for the environment!

    Linen quilt on bed

    Promising review: "I've used this quilt for a whole year now through the winter and the summer. It works great on it's own or with layered blankets, and it's held up well in the wash multiple times. One side has a matte linen look and the other side is cotton with a satin finish." —Target Customer

    Price: $109 (available in sizes full/queen, king, king plus, and 12 colors)

    27. A detachable headboard to instantly elevate your bedroom. You'll be sleeping like royalty with this new addition to your space, plus it looks amazing with any decor style.

    Detachable headboard

    Promising review: "I ordered this in the linen talc in King Size. It is BEAUTIFUL! Exceeded my expectations. I found this headboard on Target after almost purchasing through another company for almost 30% more. Then, to top it off, it went on sale after my purchase and Target credited me the difference. The quality is great and the price cannot be beat. Two of us put it together in 30 minutes without additional tools. So pleased!" —Target Customer

    Price: $621+ (available in 5 sizes and 20 colors)

    28. A two-tone coffee table that is the perfect modern twist for your everyday living room. The best part? You can display your favorite decor on its built-in shelves!

    Two toned coffee table in living room

    Promising review: "I loved it. It is very modern look and very useful the same time." —Target Customer

    Price: $374.99

    29. A set of measuring spoons because a cohesive kitchen is a sophisticated kitchen. These can stack inside each other, and whatever size you need is ensured to be included.

    Set of measuring spoons

    Promising review: "I love these measuring spoons. Good quality. The fact that they are oval-shaped allows for them to get inside some spice jars that my circular spoons could not." —Target Customer

    Price: $5

    30. A vanity organizer to hold your toothbrush, cotton balls, makeup, and so much more; your bathroom counter will thank you. You'll never wonder where your mascara is again!

    Vanity organizer

    Promising review: "This organizer is perfect for the purpose I bought it. It’s compact enough to fit in my bathroom drawer, but yet still big enough to contain all of my products. It feels sturdy and well made. Great purchase and definitely recommend!" —Target Customer

    Price: $30

    31. A glass set of drinkware, perfect for sipping on lemonade or homemade cocktails this summer; these lightweight glasses fit perfectly in your hand and are machine washable!

    Glass drinkware sitting on table

    Promising review: "Love these glasses and very happy with the purchase. They look more expensive than they really are. They’re sturdy and have a nice weight to them." —Target Customer

    Price: $20

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

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