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29 Ways To Make Your Home Look Elegant AF

You spend lots of time there β€” might as well make it look amazing.

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1. Beautify your beauty counter by storing your favorite products and potions in a rose-gold organizer.

With nine compartments and three pull-out drawers, it has your stash covered, even if you own seven different dry shampoos.

Get it from Amazon for $64.99. Available in two sizes and three colors.

Promising review: "Absolutely love this; I bought it to match my new mirrored vanity that I also purchased through Amazon. This is nice and heavy and will hold more than one would expect. Would definitely recommend this to anyone looking." β€”Amazon Customer

2. Display your artwork, inspiration, jewelry, and accessories as part of a gallery wall that looks like you hired a decorator.

If you're not good at spacing or proportions, just copy this layout. Get inspired here.

3. Pro tip: Before pounding any nails, sketch out your wall with pieces of paper in the dimensions of your artwork so you can move things around accordingly.

4. And punch up your artwork and prints with a set of mirrors to bounce light and make your whole room look brighter.

Plus you can peep yourself in the mirror. πŸ’

Get the set of seven from Amazon for $14.99.

Promising review: "I like these so much, I'm buying another set! Each mirror has a hook on the back which makes hanging effortless. To my surprise, they are of good quality and you can't beat the versatility they give for decorating!" β€”Amazon Customer

5. Attach a pretty gold suction cup basket to help your sponge dry and keep that funky sponge smell at bay.

Get it from Amazon for $13.11. Available in seven colors.

Promising review: "I've had my little sponge holder for nearly 10 months now and I have no idea how I went without one for so long! I have not had any issues with the suction cups or with rust β€” I have it stuck on the side of our kitchen sink and there it has stayed ever since! Overall this is a very high-quality product for a very reasonable price. Even if it only lasted a year (which mine looks like it'll last MUCH longer than that) it's still a worthwhile investment since gone are the days of my sponges sitting in their own filth!" β€”Jordan

6. Transform an accent wall or piece of furniture by tacking up removable wallpaper that looks crazy expensive.

You can even use it to line shelves for a hidden pop of pattern.

Get a 20"x18' roll from Amazon for $31.18 (birch tree print) or $39.16 (damask print). Check out all the prints available from this brand here.

Promising review: "I used in my closet and it looks beautiful . Very forgiving as it's easy to peel and re-stick when you get angles wrong." β€”PK

7. Kick your living room up a notch with a simple coffee table with a faux marble top to trick people into thinking you're rich.

Get it from Amazon for $71.99.

Promising review: "It's inexpensive, stylish, easy to decorate around, easy to assemble, and easy to wipe clean. We've had this in place for about five months and used/abused it as the main functional surface in our living room β€” no babying, no coasters, and even some intermittent use as a footstool by my father-in-law who gives absolutely NO you-know-whats. The table takes it all like a champ. Also, I manage to stub my toes on *literally all the things* in life but still haven't stubbed a toe on this table. Five stars it is." β€”Rachael Brady

8. And set out coffee table books that are super pretty AND reflect your personality.

Both would make excellent conversation starters for your next party or gathering. Or combine them and talk about les chiens adorables.

Get the dog book from Amazon for $33.89 and the Paris book from Amazon for $14.04.

9. Transform your makeup table or bathroom into an old-Hollywood dressing room with rose-gold vanity lights.

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $98.

Promising review: "I bought this a few weeks ago and it works perfectly above the mirror in my bedroom! It provides so much light and the copper finish is GORGEOUS! Super great quality and I couldn't love it any more. Completely worth it for the price!" β€”maaaairey

10. Hang a pretty shelf with gold filigree that's actually a stunning piece of wall art itself.

Fill it with bathroom accessories, books, or just pretty knickknacks.

Get it from Amazon for $29.97.

11. Go minimalist (and skip the expensive framing) by displaying art on large binder clips hung on pushpins or nails.

Get a set of three of these clips from Urban Outfitters for $25.

You can also get a set of 12 three-inch binder clips from Amazon for $6.87. (They're silver, but you can spray them whatever color you want.)

12. Change the knobs on your tables or cabinets to lovely crystal versions that'll make people ask, "OMG is that an antique?"

Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $9.89.

Promising review: "Wow. I was so happy with this purchase. I have been looking for this style of hardware for my dresser for awhile now. At Home Depot, just ONE of these is like $4. These are great quality and they look expensive. They totally transformed the look of my dresser. I read other reviewers say that they are smaller than what they expected, I didn't find that to be the case for me. I thought they were the perfect size." β€”Mrs. Hopefully

13. Craft an end table out of plywood and copper piping β€” so artsy and geometric it'll look stolen from MoMA.

Check out the tutorial here.

14. Dress up your powder room with a soap holder that'll make the ~porcelain throne~ feel very at home.

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

Promising review: "Great stuff! Heavy and very solid. Looks just super. Very high quality." β€”Tetyana

(And don't forget to fill your soap dish with fancy French soaps.)

They're enriched with shea butter and come in two varieties: scented herb and fresh citrus.

Get this gift set from Amazon for $18.87.

15. Convince everyone you're an adult (complete with green thumb) by decorating your surfaces with adorable succulents in wooden planters.

JK guys they're totally fake succulents! But I bet they fooled ya (just like they'll fool your guests).

Get the set of three from Amazon for $24.99.

Promising review: "These were better than expected. They don't look cheap at all, and they're great sitting on the countertop in my dining room. They add a little color, and I LOVE the cement pots. They're just awesome, you won't regret this purchase! They look exactly as pictured." β€”TLN

16. Add some understated loveliness with breezy curtains with a sheer floral design.

Don't like the pink? There are 14 colors and patterns to choose from.

Get them from Amazon for $5.90.

Promising review: "These curtains are absolutely GORGEOUS!! Ridiculously low price for the quality. The items arrived much faster than anticipated, even though it was not a Prime item." β€”Festygirl

17. Make taking your regular ole shower a little more glam by hanging two shower curtains instead of one.

Start your shower karaoke session off right with a dramatic entrance.

18. Cushion your tootsies and your furniture on a vintage-looking rug that really ties the room together.

Get a 5'1"x7'6" rug from Amazon for $46.19. Available in five colors.

Promising review: "I am in love with this rug! It's soft and beautiful and it is exactly how it's pictured. I searched and searched and settled on this one because of the great reviews. I cannot believe that this rug is so decently priced and well made. Came rolled, but easily flattened overnight with pressure in corners. If you are on the fence, don't be." β€”Dustin

19. Class up the joint (and keep things running on time) by hanging a minimalist ceramic clock on your wall.

Get it from Amazon for $35.90.

Promising review: "Very, very cool clock. The first thing that hit me was the packaging, absolutely beautiful. I was also surprised by the weight of the clock. For the price I thought I was getting a stylish but cheaply made clock. To my surprise, this thing is sold and sturdy. The gold hands on the clock go great in our home, and we like the clean minimalist style of the rest of the clock. I have this clock noted down as a potential gift (wedding, engagement, housewarming etc)...which will impress the recipients but save me a bunch of cash! Very happy with this purchase." β€”Ash Shilkin

20. Upgrade your backsplash or furniture by covering it with contact paper that looks just like carrera marble.

You can do this to your backsplash, furniture, or even to vases or boxes! Get a roll of self-adhesive marble contact paper from Amazon for $23.40.

Learn how to paper your backsplash here and a lamp here.

21. Lean into your ~cabin~ fever and hang these mini faux stag heads with metallic horns.

Majestic AF.

Get it from Amazon for $49.99. Available in 19 colors with gold or silver antlers.

22. Fill your neglected nooks with extra seating in the shape of a fancy-looking loveseat that costs less than you think.

Get it from Wayfair for $205.99. Available in three colors.

Promising review: "Easy to install and also very spacious considering it's a loveseat. Looks a lot more expensive than what I bought it for!" β€”Gina

23. Add some Mad Men vibes with a stocked bar cart in sleek chrome. (It comes with special storage to keep your stemware at arm's reach.)

At under $60, you're getting a boozy bang for your buck.

Get it from Amazon for $59.94.

Promising review: "I'm always skeptical of items I purchase online because of past experiences. But, let me tell you this, I was not disappointed! This cart is even more perfect in person. Absolutely beautiful and a wonderful price!" β€”Amazon Customer

24. And fill it with DIY gilded barware that shows off your personality.

Follow the simple how-to here.

Get the plain glasses used in the tutorial from Amazon for $21.95 (set of two) and the decanter from Amazon for $19.95.

25. Turn a cheap or thrifted globe into an Anthropologie-worthy painted curio in no time flat.

Get a very similar 8" globe from Amazon for $17.96.

Check out the how-to here.

26. Neaten your odds and ends into woven baskets that say just what they need to say.

Clutter-free spaces automatically look more elegant.

Get them from Amazon for $12.47 (medium size) or $16.95 (large size).

27. Transform thrifted frames into shadowbox shelves to display only your prettiest tchotchkes.

Learn how to recreate the look here.

28. Tie back your curtains with a strand of pearls to make your window dressings look dressed to the nines.

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Get 22 yards(!) of 10mm pearls from Amazon for $13.95.

29. Ditch your college dorm posters for cool prints of old French ads or geometric artwork you'll fall in love with.

Get the French travel poster from Amazon for $9.99 and the geometric print from Amazon for $12.99+.

And most importantly, astonish any friends or guests with your extremely fancy liter bottles of Pellegrino.

You: "Still or sparkling?" Everyone else: 😱

Get a 12-pack of liter bottles from Amazon for $16.67.

You'll catch yourself looking around your newly decked-out digs:

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