Skip To Content

    31 Home Things To Try If You’re Bored With Your Current Decor

    A pink bookshelf, a Michelangelo planter, and more to help you dig your space again. ✨😘

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A circular reflective mirror to bring some iridescent life to your walls.

    the mirror hanging on a wall
    Urban Outfitters

    Soo many reviewers noted that it looks just like the photos while lots of others noted that it's even prettier IRL! They used it as a vanity mirror, a decorative piece to hang over their beds, a vanity tray, and as a regular mirror to take fun photos for Insta. Also, just so you have the proper idea about the size it'll be — this baby is about 14 inches in diameter, so a bit over a foot wide.

    Promising review: "It is perfectly sized for an accent mirror. I did use it as a mini-tray for a short time which was cute. It catches more light hanging from the wall. I would recommend to anyone wanting to add whimsical or happy colors to their room." —Allikatk.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $49.

    2. Window film with an iridescent finish that'll give you all the privacy you want in your home (especially if you're not into curtains or shutters) while also splashing little rainbows in your home depending on the sunshine each day.,

    Your home is going to be your little sanctuary of (private) happiness and isn't that just great?! 🌈😊

    Promising review: "I actually loved all the natural light in my shop. However, summer here in the South is a scorcher and there was just way too much heat penetrating through my windows. This product was exactly what I needed. I didn’t have to sacrifice my bright natural light and the room instantly dropped 10 degrees after installing the film. It is very thick and durable with a very pretty design. I had absolutely no trouble with the install. While the backing was still on, I loosely taped the film onto the window and cut out to the approximate size leaving a small amount of overhang. I used a few drops of Dawn mixed with water in an old Windex bottle. To me, that is the one make or break step to any window film. Douse both the window And film with soapy water. The wetter the better so you can move it around easily! I also invested in actual window tint squeegees years ago (they don’t cost that much) and believe they are way easier to work with... I finished with a straight razor blade to cut away any overhang and those super irritating places where the silicone bulges out around the frame. All in all, it took approximately 20 minutes per window from start to finish and I could not be happier!!! 😁 Bonus feature: When the sun shines directly through, it reflects huge rainbows 🌈 and tie-dye spheres all over the entire room!!!!!! Wow & Yay 🤩" —Raynie Boley

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in seven size options).

    3. A modern end table to make your living room look more ~marble~lous AND give you another nook to tuck away some of your favorite books.

    end table has glass sides with a marble top and a tilted marble shelf inside with books on it

    Promising review: "These end tables are perfect! They are easy to assemble and look really great! The delivery was on time with no issues at all! The product looks exactly like the pictures so you won’t be disappointed if this is the look you want to achieve." —Cristian Torres

    Get it from Amazon for $78 (also available in four additional finishes).

    4. Couch covers in case you're over your current seating situation but your bank account isn't really interested in the cost of a brand-new one. These will help you switch things up while playing nice with your wallet.

    Promising review: "Awesome slipcover. I have two sofa sleepers in my bonus room that I have had for about 20 years. I didn’t want to get anything new since these are rarely used. I have been looking for slipcovers for a long time and noticed these over the weekend. I finally decided to buy one to see how it worked out. I ordered another one yesterday. I wanted the navy but it wasn’t available so I ordered another red... They will transform your room. They are so easy to put on your sofa and feel nice." —Donna B.

    Get them from Amazon for $34.84+ (available in three sizes and 30 colors).

    5. A Novogratz utility bar cart that'll look way more expensive in your home than what you'll actually dish out for it. Isn't that just ~golden~?

    golden utility cart with four black wheels and three open shelves. The cart has wine bottles and glasses on it.

    Heads up: A few reviewers jazzed it up even more with marble sticky paper on each shelf. And yes, you most certainly do deserve to be that bougie with your home decor. Go for it, love! Also, reviewers used it for several different purposes including a plant stand, a beauty product holder, and even just for more decorative shelving.

    Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $49.99 (free shipping) and the marble wallpaper for $5.99+ (available in four different sizes).

    6. A wine rack that quite literally looks like "home" and will bring all of the elegance to your affinity for cheap vino and glasses.,

    Promising review: "I wanted a rack to hold wine bottles instead of just putting them on top of the refrigerator and all of the ones that you put on the counter were $20–$40. Then, I saw this one and liked the looks of it. I have had it on my wall for a couple of weeks now and love it! It actually holds five normal bottles of wine or four of the big ones. It's very well made and of great value.." —KMVOLZ

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97 (available in two "home" font styles).

    7. A thistle-and-sedum arrangement with a vase so you can bring a little vegetation into your home without having to care for a live plant. This softer look is also a simple yet chic way to dress the house up more for fall.

    two vases (one bigger) with white thistle and sedum flowers in them

    Get it from Target for $5.99+ (available in two sizes).

    8. A wooden clipboard picture display to give you a simple yet stylish way to show off your loved ones, favorite art prints, or encouraging quotes in your home — without using the traditional picture frame.

    The Heart Department Co. / Etsy

    Heads up: This is actually a picture display designed for a nursery but it's so dang chic that you could use it anywhere for any reason. Also, you'll be happy to know that this is from a Black- and woman-owned business based in Kentucky. 😘

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this! Just as beautiful as pictured." —Saekat

    Get it from The Heart Department Co. on Etsy for $25.25.

    9. A phone dock vase that'll make for some very chic nightstand or end table decor WHILE helping you keep the phone powered up thanks to the cord opening on the lower front of the dock.

    a pink phone dock with a yellow flower sticking from the vase portion on the back and a black cell phone sitting on the front
    Stak Ceramics / Etsy

    The dock is made of white earthenware clay body and finished with a glossy pale pink speckle glaze. You can stick a single flower in there or even a eucalyptus leaf (real or artificial). Btw, these are made by a small family business based in Pennsylvania.

    Promising review: "This is so beautiful! It’s one of my favorite things I’ve ever ordered from Etsy. A bargain for the price!" —Mmcleod86

    Get it from Stak Ceramics on Etsy for $38 (free shipping; also available in charcoal gray, white speckle, teal, and Earl gray).

    10. Sparkling crystal knobs to render you un-bored with the plain knobs on your dressers and cabinets.,

    Promising review: "Love these knobs!!! They were perfect to dress up an old nightstand ($5 on Craigslist) that I painted pink. Fast shipping, good quality, and lots of sparkles." —Mary Alice

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99 (available in seven styles).

    11. A stunning hanging planter so you can fill your space up with plants (real or faux) and a playful print.

    colorful planters with a snake plant and ferns in them
    Pepper Palm / Etsy

    Btw, these are by Pepper Palm — a Black-owned business based in Nashville, Tennessee.

    Promising review: "Such a cute pot! I actually bought two because I love them so much. I got this one because it looks a little like the plant I have. The hand-painted designs are unique and the paint is vibrant and beautiful. There's a huge drainage hole at the bottom and the inside of the pot doesn't seem to be glazed. I can't wait to see my Ficus Tineke grow big and tall in this work of art. Can't wait to order more in the future!" —Rochelle Sumner

    Get them from Pepper Palm on Etsy for $50+ (available in 10 print options).

    12. Resin coasters to give your living or dining room an extra pop of color, sparkle, and texture.

    Meraki Fusion Art / Etsy

    BTW, this Etsy shop is run by a mother and daughter duo that handmakes all of their lovely pieces in Ohio.

    Promising review: "I absolutely adore these coasters! I saw them shortly after I started following Meraki Fusion Art on Instagram and I knew I had to have them. The gold is perfect for my current decor, but I love how she can make custom colors and may order another set in the future. The quality is great. They are lightweight, won’t scratch my glass table, and are such a unique statement piece. I also love that Becki is local. I love supporting local artists!" —Brittany G.

    Get the coasters on the left from Meraki Fusion Art on Etsy for $40 and the ones on the right for $50.

    13. A light curtain that'll make you wonder why you didn't think of adding a literal wall of lights to your home long ago.

    The curtain is waterproof, has eight light settings controlled by a remote, and can be used indoors or outdoors. Layer the light strings with sheer curtains to add to your room's ambiance. By the way, lots of reviewers noted that these curtains can be difficult to hang up by yourself because the lights get tangled but many shared a hack: Don't untie the long lights from each other until you've already hung up the curtain.

    Promising review: "I am so in love with these lights! They were so easy to put up (took me about five minutes). They add such beauty to my room. I am so happy with this purchase." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 and the sheer curtains for $15.99+ (available in 16 sizes and 19 colors).

    14. A tin candle to brighten up your space with a tiny flame and a vibrant print.

    Colorful printed tin candles on a wooden table
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I’m obsessed with lavender for calming relaxation, so I burn this candle every night before bed and it’s the best!" —Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10 (available in 12 scents).

    15. Unique 3D-printed air plants and planters that'll bring actual factual fine art into your home.

    A planter shaped like a old Roman column with an air plant sprouting from it and an air plant inside of a buttress shaped like the head of the historical Michaelangelo sculpture, "David"
    Etsy / Lil' Maisons

    Btw, this is a small business based in sunny California! Also guess what?! The brand takes custom 3D-printed planter orders too. Got an idea? Let 'em know!

    Promising review: "It's so well made and the air plant came carefully packaged. I can’t wait to order more from the shop!" —Anne Marie Amisola

    Get them from lilmaisons on Etsy: column planter on the left for $22 and the planter on the right (yup, Michelangelo's David) for $38+ (free shipping on orders over $75; both also available without the air plant for cheaper).

    16. Wall garland to invite the beauty of the great outdoors into your room (without all the bugs, dirt, and other disgusting outside things).,

    Promising review: "I decided to make my room very earthy and zen. My room is covered in succulents and faux plants, and these vines! I’ve bought them three times now and I love them. They are perfect and can be used for anything. The leaves on the vines don’t fall off, unlike other vines I’ve purchased. Perfect for whatever the occasion is, and I’m sure these would be beautiful for wedding decorating or other stuff..." —Amei Ayuel

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available with and without string lights).

    17. Stunning Africa-shaped resin coasters in a multitude of colors that'll make beautiful statement pieces in your home.

    two black coasters shaped like Africa with gold trim with a glass of an iced beverage
    Rain + Sky Home / Instagram / Via

    The coasters are from a small Black- and woman-owned business called Rain + Sky that's based in Atlanta, Georgia. Founder Asia Clayborne had this to say about her brand to The Urban Twist about her brand:

    "My coasters are a testament to the beauty of Africa and the beauty of our people. The beauty that often goes unnoticed but when you see our pieces you realize it is a beauty like no other."

    Get the black and gold coaster set for $27+ (originally $30+) and shop additional color options on the Rain + Sky Home site.

    18. Moon cycle garland to give any empty wall space in your home the golden touch.


    Promising review: "I was pretty nervous ordering this because there weren't a ton of reviews on the gold moon phase. When this arrived I thought I would have to assemble it but it was already put together and nicely packaged so the chains didn't tangle! The quality is so much better than I expected and you can see in my pictures the moons are pretty thick/heavy. They gave me gold matching screws to hang it but I just used a thumbtack instead. Love this!" —Holly Grote

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in silver and black and in three sizes).

    19. A giant leaning mirror made of shatter-proof glass so you can decorate your home with the finest thing already in it: YOU! :)

    rectangular full-length mirror with a gold frame

    Promising review: "Absolutely stunning, packaged very well, and easy to stand up. I’m a TALL girl (a little over 5-foot-10) and having a mirror that was large enough for me was very important. This does exactly that but isn’t so big that it takes up too much space. The gold trim is super classy and adds an expensive looking quality to the mirror and my room. Overall amazing and definitely worth the buy!" —Bria Million

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99 (available in eight styles).

    20. Peel-and-stick staircase stickers designed to turn the hard floor steps in your home into their own masterpiece.,

    Promising review: "With the new normal of 2020, I find myself finding ways to enjoy my surroundings at home. This project was a lot easier than I expected and brings a bit of fun inside. I did buy a yardstick and angle ruler (I think that's what it's called) to help with the measurements. We also had a measuring tape for the stairs. We live in a split-level home so our steps are split. The pack was one short so we used contact paper for the final step. This was just what I expected and we enjoy the indoor artwork." —Samantha Garcia

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in 16 prints; free shipping).

    21. A ceramic pencil cup that you'll never fix your ~lips~ to say you wish you hadn't bought because it'll always be just that cute yet sophisticated sitting on your dresser or desk.

    a white ceramic cup with a red lip print and nose to resemble face

    Get it from Anthropologie for $14.

    22. Bright wall art to bring a blend of vintage-style photos of your favorite people with backgrounds bursting with color. You could even order a custom print with a photo of yourself or your loved one paired with a bold backdrop.

    Etsy / Frequency of Love

    Btw, this is a Black- and woman-owned brand based in the UK!

    Promising review: "Beautiful artwork. Very unique. The seller was extremely nice and communicates with you during the shipping process. I got this super fast in light of COVID. I love it. Thank you." —Jasmine

    Get the Nina Simone wall art from Frequency of Love on Etsy for $39.22+ and the Prince wall art for $75.75+ (both available in two sizes).

    23. Food photography that'll liven up your kitchen or dining room. Heads up: If you thought you couldn't stay outta the kitchen before, just know nothing's changing. This wall art looks good enough to eat. 👅🍽️

    Etsy / Yangy Market

    These are photos of traditional Nigerian dishes and will come as matte prints. Btw, they're from a Black- and woman-owned business based in Texas! Peep what the owner has to say about the art:

    "When I was decorating my new dining room, the first thing that crossed my mind was to hang photos of my favorite foods on the walls. The next thing that came to mind was the thought of my favorite Nigerian foods and how satisfying it would be to see photos of them on the walls. I hope these images bring life to your space!" —Yang (the owner)

    Get the photo of the plantains from Yangy Market on Etsy for $15 and the photo of okra soup for $15.

    24. A soft pink bookshelf to give your favorite titles a VERY pretty throne to perch on. They deserve. You deserve. Your space DESERVES.

    a pink bookshelf with three big shelves, two smaller shelves between them, and gold legs

    I would probably marry this bookshelf if I could because it's just that stunning and I'd like it to have and to hold forever. Since there's no room in my house for anything other than the skinny plain white one I have, I suggest you get this so I can live vicariously through your chic book display.

    Promising review: "The bookshelf looks exactly as designed and was pretty straightforward to put together. There was not a scratch on it which is rare for items delivered these days. There was a slight smell to the bookshelf for three days but I'm still giving five stars because I'm very happy with it." —Lex V

    Get it from Target for $159.99 or from Wayfair for $187.99 (available in five colors).

    25. Mason jar light sconces that'll brighten up your space with a lil' rustic shine. They feature two LED strips responsible for turning the jars into soft light sources that'll create the ambience in your home.

    FYI: This set is DIY which means you'll get two mason jars, two LED fairy light strings, two faux hydrangeas, and two pieces of reclaimed wood. No need to fear the DIY part though, as lots of reviewers noted that this set only took a few minutes to pull together. Also, the LED lights work with AA batteries or flat batteries CR2032 which are sold separately yet easy to get.

    Promising reviews: "These are so cute and so easy to assemble! I was nervous about the quality because of the price but these are a must-have. They are so simple to put together and hang. They also look so pretty hanging up!" —Emily Orange

    Get the mason jar sconces from Amazon for $19.53 with a pack of AA batteries for $5.26+ (available in various quantities) or flat CR2032 batteries from Amazon for $5.99.

    26. An ottoman so you'll have something pretty to prop your feet or pop a squat on.

    Cynthia / Wayfair, Danielle / Wayfair

    Promising review: "These ottomans are great because they’re so soft and stylish. I put them at the end of my bed and use them as a chair for my desk. The picture shown doesn’t even do it justice! I did have an issue with two screws (on one ottoman only) not fitting in the holes properly. Still just as sturdy!" —Camille

    Get it from Wayfair for $45.99+ (originally $59; available in 12 colors).

    27. A home office chair that'll definitely show off your eye for gorg decor while ensuring you get your biz handled with ease thanks to the back support.

    Wayfair / Natasha, Wayfair / Please

    Promising review: "It’s not only very pretty but also VERY comfy! I’m most pleased about that! I bought this for my work-from-home office and spend all day in it and it is perfect." —Belinda

    Get it from Wayfair for $174.99 (originally $260; available in seven colors; free shipping).

    28. A can of spray paint you could take to most ANYTHING that you want to transform from an oldie into a goodie.

    Rust-oleum / Via

    Btw, the color shown here is called Tropical Leaf green and it's BEAUTIFUL, right? Also, if you're new to crafting, heads up: You'll prob want a sanding sponge to soften any wooden stuff you want to spray paint and primer spray paint to create a white base that will make your color pop more and last longer. It'll make the paint apply more evenly. You could also always make good use of painter's tape to cover up any parts that you don't want the spray to get on. Tape and spray thoroughly!

    Get the Rust-oleum spray paint from Amazon for $3.99+ (available in multiple finishes and colors), the painter's tape for $5.64, and sanding sponges for $4.99 (available in a four-pack).

    29. Semi-sheer curtains that'll help you play with light and texture in your home. They're pretty and fun without bringing any drama. What's even cooler? Even when the sun goes down, they'll still look nice hanging up in your place since the sheer cut-out portions are shaped like flower petals.

    Wayfair, Britta / Wayfair

    Promising review: "These are absolutely gorgeous. They provide a beautiful accent and help to pull my room together. I love how the light shines through." —Genevieve

    Get them from Wayfair for $42.99+ (originally $69.99; available in two colors and three lengths).

    30. 3D decals to turn your walls into a landing spot for butterflies that look real enough to fly away. Thanks to that adhesive though, they'll stay right in place.,

    The butterflies come in a pack of 108 with sticky adhesive to attach them to surfaces quickly with ease. FYI: Amazon reviewers noted that they put these pretty winged bugs on their walls but also EVERYWHERE else. From poster projects for school to Eiffel Tower home decor to birthday cakes to refrigerators — these wall decals are extremely multipurpose. There is even a set that glows in the dark!

    Promising review: "Absolutely LOVE THEM! I just wanted something pretty to look at in my bedroom so I put them on my wall. I put them up over a week ago and wanted to wait before giving my review. So far, ONLY ONE has fallen and it was one that was on my dresser that I believe I stuck there and rearranged it so partially my fault. I can positively say they will stay on walls and pictures with NO PROBLEM as long as you follow the directions." —Gabrielle

    Get them from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in four different styles).

    31. Fiber wall art that'll definitely have anyone who sees it saying, "Look at the material!" If you're trying to move beyond paintings and sculptures in the house, then this'll def bring something different and beautiful to your home.

    Studio Nom / Etsy

    Btw, this cool artwork is by a Black-owned business based in The Netherlands. 😘Due to COVID-19, shipping delays are a thing but several reviewers noted that the seller was super communicative throughout the process AND that the artwork was worth the wait.

    Promising review: "Wow! These are beautifully crafted pieces that I will cherish forever. Well worth the wait. Looking forward to ordering more in the future. Thank you!" —Melissa Guiterrez
    Get the wall art on the left from Studio Nom on Etsy $89.08 and the one on the right for $89.08.

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

    What's your favorite product?

    Tell us about your favorite product
    Your review may be featured in a post.
    Minimum 25 characters, 1500 characters left
    Upload up to 4 photos you took of the product and/or how you use it. (We love before & after photos!)
    View our photo guidelines with tips that increase your chance of getting featured.
    Max 10 MB. Accepted file types: .jpg, .jpeg, .png.

    Need A Shopping Buddy?

    Get great products - from pros in the fine art of buying stuff online - delivered to your inbox!
    Newsletter signup form