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    31 Affordable Things From Wayfair That’ll Help You Redecorate With Little To No Effort

    Unleash the instant makeover hacks.

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    1. A dog-shaped ottoman for a splash of whimsey that's also, dare I say it, a pretty tasteful accent to uplift your living room.

    The dog ottoman in yellow, in a living room

    It's made out of really dense foam that holds its shape well even when ridden by kids and kids-at-heart, and it's upholstered in vegan leather you can wipe it clean easy-peasy. You can't do that with most upholstered ottomans, but it's a smart idea for anything you're putting your feet on.

    Promising review: "LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! Cuter in person! Tall enough to actually act as an ottoman, too! I can tell kids would enjoy riding it. I got the yellow because we have a fawn and red Frenchie." —Wayfair shopper

    Price: $136.99 (also available in white)

    2. A Kelly Clarkson tuft-upholstered wingback rolling chair that'll immediately upgrade your WFH space from ho-hum to yaaas-hunny! It rolls, is ergonomically designed for eight-hour comfort, and has a flair for high drama that I frankly envy.

    The chair in a fabulous deep emerald.
    Paola / Wayfair

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this chair. So trendy and extremely comfy. Great addition to my desk." —Jeanine

    Price: $156.99+ (originally $260; available in 16 colors)

    3. A neat and tidy-looking solid wood desk with deep drawers to hide all the random pens, office supplies, and papers you usually sprawl all over your workspace. It also has plenty of room for makeup, making it an awesome vanity, or maybe a work and work-it twofer.

    The white desk with natural wood legs in a reviewer's room
    Kanch / Wayfair

    At less than 2 x 4 feet, it'll fit great in small spaces, and the minimal aesthetic immediately elevates whatever room you put it in.

    Promising review: "Wow! This desk is everything I hoped for. It’s so beautiful and goes perfectly with the rest of my furniture. I’m absolutely in love with it. It’s so sleek, simple, and sturdy. Assembly was simple enough and didn’t take more than 20 minutes or so. Very straightforward. I’m using it as a vanity and desk in my bedroom and I’m in love with it. It’s just as pictured and such a great quality. GET IT!!!" —Zoey

    Price: $124.99 (originally $144.99)

    4. A small, round accent mirror that will both make your room look totally up-to-date and make it look bigger. Honestly, it puts all of your other lazy, lazy furniture to shame.

    The mirror, in pink in a living room

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful little mirror, and it's super light and easy to install." —Karine

    Price: $49.99 (available in five frame colors)

    5. A geometric openwork table lamp with a drum shade and just the right trendy-but-not-overwhelming-about-it aesthetic to give your place a subtle, grown-up ~glow-up~.

    The lamp, which has an openwork body, with three pieces of metal pipe that meet together at the base and the top of the lamp, below the bulb
    Anonymous / Wayfair

    Sometimes subtle is what's called for. I like how this one doesn't take up much space visually, but's still pretty enough to go in a museum. (The decorative arts sections are the best part of any art museum, IMHO.)

    Promising review: "The lamp is exactly as pictured, if not better. I was happy that the cord came out at the bottom of one of the brass bars so that its hidden. Because of the lamp's clean lines and airy design, it added a contemporary touch to my living room." —Kyra

    Price: $92.99+ (available in four finishes)

    6. A matte-finished metal Novogratz indoor/outdoor rocking chair that's a Dwell-worthy addition to any patio or living room and stands out in a good way, without being too flashy.

    The chair in yellow on a back porch
    Loretta / Wayfair

    Promising review: "I got the white ones for my back deck, and they are as stylish as they are comfortable." —Christa

    Price: $147.99+ (originally $269; available in four colors)

    7. A bamboo tray you can use to round up all the stray little things cluttering up your bathroom and give them a home. It works great on top of the toilet, to make use of that under-utilized space.

    The tray on a reviewer's toilet with a candle, spray, and a jar on it
    Shawnta / Wayfair

    Sometimes all you need to redecorate a room is to find somewhere for stuff to go.

    Promising review: "I have now bought three of these and might buy more! Very useful and nice quality. I got the first one for the guest bath to give a spa feel and put the rolled washcloths on it. But my partner liked it so much that I got them one for their side of our bathroom. It keeps all their bottles and stuff organized and looking tidy. And it makes it easier to pick up and clean the counter. So, I ordered a third one for myself. I can't get enough of these useful and well-made trays!" —Julia

    Price: $26.99+ (originally $39.99)

    8. A natural-edge coffee table made of a single slab of teak, to give your room a makeover that's part Bag End, part mid-century modern. Each one's different, but they're all just as durable and water-resistant as you'd expect from this kind of wood.

    The table in a living room
    Emile / Wayfair

    You could actually put this one outside if you wanted to. That's the thing about teak: it's pest- and rot-resistant, doesn't breakdown in contact with metal, and it doesn't shrink or warp very much.

    Promising review: "Absolutely stunning table. Very sturdy and just a gorgeous piece of teakwood. Love it!" –Lila

    Price: $299.99 (originally $374.98)

    9. A tweed throw blanket to give your couch or bed a surprisingly effective one-step coziness makeover. It comes in 35 colors to coordinate with your other stuff no matter what your palette is.

    The blanket in a buttercream color on the edge of a bed
    Anonymous / Wayfair

    Promising review: "I love this blanket!! The texture and the color are both great! It's great for a throw or decorative blanket but its also pretty soft so its perfect for a TV blanket too!" —Anonymous

    Price: $38.87+ (originally $49.99; available in 36 colors)

    10. A Regency-style glamorous upholstered bench that'll turn your boring hall or area into a retreat fit for royalty. And it's nearly half-off right now!

    The bench in gray
    Denise / Wayfair

    Just promise me you're not gonna pull a Jan and make your partner sleep on it, OK?

    Promising review: "This bench is beautiful and looks more expensive than it is. The seating is firm but comfortable. The shape of the legs adds a very high end look and feel. I have it under a window in my family room as seating overflow and it looks fabulous!" —Amanda

    Price: $238.99+ (originally $399.99; available in two sizes and 11 colors)

    11. A pair of cute-as-heck feather pouf lamps for an Insta-worthy dose of aesthetic whapow! They also put off a nice, diffused light that'll have a dramatic effect on the room they're in: namely, one that's and welcoming, just how you want it to be.

    The lamps in white, on and glowing from the inside. It's frankly gorgeous!
    Lena / Wayfair

    Promising review: "Absolutely fantastic! Would highly recommend. They don’t do justice in a photo setting. They had a lot of soft comforting joy. Great price for a great product." —Nicole

    Price: $155.99 (also available with pink feathers)

    12. A bed skirt made of slick-looking microfiber modal, to hide all the embarrassing stuff you keep under your bed and look good doing it.

    the bedskirt on a reviewer's bed
    Kaylee / Wayfair

    Maybe it's winter clothes, maybe it's a model railroad, maybe it's sex toys. Whatever it is, your room will look a whole lot more put together once it's out of sight.

    Promising review: "Very nice, well-made, and love the tailored look. Finishes the bed well. Launders well and great at hiding all those things under the bed. Definitely A+!" —Theresa

    Price: $15.38+ (originally $43.04+; available six sizes and 13 colors)

    13. A salt lamp made from an actual chunk of the Himalayas. It's supposed to improve your mood, help you sleep, and purify the air, but also it'll look *really* cute on on your nightstand.

    The himalayan salt lamp

    Promising review: "I have two for each nightstand beside my bed. You will not find two alike. One had more pink color than the other and the other was not as rounded at the top as the other. And I still love them! They definitely calm me at night and put me in a better mood." —Jo Anne

    Price: $37.99

    14. A recycled-plastic essential oil diffuser to give the very air you breathe a makeover. Put in whatever essential oils you want, and enjoy their ethereal aroma for hours.

    The essential oil diffuser

    It has two options for light and can be run continuously or intermittently up to 10 hours on just five ounces of liquid.

    I love diffusers because they can change the whole mood of a room by just getting some water and adding a couple drops of something that smells nice. And playing with different scents is fun, IMHO.

    Promising review: "Very nice sophisticated look, and keeps my atmosphere with a very relaxing fragrance. It's also a very economical alternative to buying candles." —Gladys

    Price: $37.99 (originally $39.99)

    15. A loveseat that's like magic for taking that awkward little nook in your bedroom or studio apartment and turning it into a full-fledged sitting area.

    The couch in gray

    Promising review: "This is a great loveseat that's perfectly sized to fit in my small space! It is very comfortable both to sit on and lay on, and has a really nice high-end look to it. It can comfortably fit two, and is also the perfect size in terms of its height. Would definitely recommend!" –Ali

    Price: $269.99+ (also available in blue)

    16. A vanity set with a two-drawer mini-desk, attached mirror, and matching stool that's pretty stylish, giving your room just a dash of got-it-together glitz, without going over the top.

    The white vanity with drawers and a round mirror attached, also a stool

    And your housemates will be so relieved they can use the bathroom again, now that you're not monopolizing it every morning.

    Promising review: "Great piece for my one bedroom. Sturdy and stylish with clean straight lines. Great addition to my minimalist décor." –Ashley

    Price: $199.99+ (originally $258.99; available in three colors)

    17. An unfinished natural wood side table or nightstand with real branch legs, to give an otherwise meh space the missing dash of marvelous it deserves.

    The table in a living room
    Rebecca / Wayfair

    At 14 x 20 inches, it's on the smaller side. But a lot of reviewers like that!

    Promising review: "Amazing look! Love the size (on the smaller side). Love the material (feels very rustic and casual at the same time). Love that I did not had to assemble (only decorate, which is the part I enjoy the most). I recommend it!" –Otto

    Price: $105.99+ (originally $185; also available with unpainted legs)

    18. A set of plastic stacking dining chairs with a stunning tree-like design that I own myself and can confirm are: a) gorgeous, b) comfy, and c) a fabulous accent in a place most folks don't expect (under their butts!). I also love that you can pile 'em up and out of the way when they're not needed (because my apartment is *small* and every inch counts).

    Samantha Jacobson

    I bought them because my darling partner has a thing for trees and I'd prefer to live in a Blade Runner-esque technoscape; we finally found the perfect happy medium. Unfortunately, and much to my chagrin, 1982-era Harrison Ford was not included with the set.

    Promising review: "I love, love, love these chairs! I replaced rather formal upholstered dining chairs with these. I love the slight rocking motion that makes them extra comfortable. The seat contour fits most all body shapes. They move around easily without fear of scratching the floors. The pattern is whimsical. And I'll never fear spills or stains like with my upholstered chairs." —Gail

    Price: $176.99 (available in sets of two or four and in two colors)

    19. A floor lamp because lighting is actually super important and can totally change the way a space feels. Also, this one makes a great accent by a chair, and is a pretty sweet deal at this price.

    Floor lamp in living room

    Promising review: "Perfect lamp for this corner. Very easy to put together. Exactly as stated on the site." —Mary

    Price: $67.99

    20. A filing cabinet that arrives fully assembled and we have at our place and really love. Honestly, it's just a filing cabinet, but the splash of color does a heck of a lot to brighten our WFH space.

    The filing cabinet in pink
    Samantha Jacobson

    This is 2021. Boring is in, but that doesn't mean we actually have to be boring about it.

    Promising review: "This metal, two-drawer cabinet is well made. I'm thrilled with the bright blue color! This cabinet makes my computer room feel alive. It's not the drab, dark green, or black we've known all of these years." —Cynthia

    Price:  $94.99+ (also available in blue)

    21. A set of new towels whose dramatic impact, wherever you hang them, is not to be underestimated.

    Six piece set of towels sitting on the counter

    This has two bath towels, two hand towels, and two hand towels.

    Promising review: "My partner and I love these towels so much. They are a very high quality and have a beautiful pattern as well. We will definitely be buying more because of the quality and how well they hold up after they have been washed." —Naomi

    Price: $48.99 (originally $139.99; available in 12 colors)

    22. A metal basket that's attractive in and of itself and you can stuff it full of all the bric-a-brac that currently makes your place such a mess. That's a redecorating double-whammy, folks.

    Metal basket with throw blankets inside

    Promising review: "Used it to hold a blanket for our living room. Looks super cute and rustic with the rest of the decor! Definitely would recommend for the price." —Holly

    Price: $20+ (originally $23.99; also available in bronze)

    23. An area rug that'll ~really tie the room together~. It'll go with just about anything and it's so darn cheap, it won't throw your life into a tailspin if someone messes it up.

    The rug in a living room
    Melissa / Wayfair

    That's a Big Lebowski reference, kids. The rug in that movie of looked like this one.

    Promising review: "Love this rug! I found the same one at a different store for over $300 more. This is a great deal for a quality rug that looks great! You won’t be disappointed!" —Shelly

    Price: $31.99+ (originally $65+; available in six sizes and seven colors)

    24. A wall-mounted over-the-toilet storage unit because it looks nice on its own and now you'll have somewhere for that sprawling mess of toiletries and pill bottles currently taking up your bathroom counter. Boom, bathroom makeover accomplished!

    Storage cabinet in bathroom

    Promising review: "I have a bathroom that is small with little storage space. This was perfect and is able to fit plenty inside the cabinet." —Denise

    Price: $40.99 (originally $89.99; also available in white)

    25. An enameled bathtub-shaped soap holder so utterly precious it'll make any bathroom a thousand times cuter. It has holes in the bottom to prevent the accumulation of watery goo when you put wet soap back into it, but to be honest it's so cute a lot of people use it as a decoration.

    The soap holder on a reviewer's shelf
    Anonymous / Wayfair

    Promising review: "This is absolutely adorable and just the perfect accessory for the bath!" —Donna

    Price: $21.73+ (available in two colors)

    26. An artificial palm that looks so real, it'll fool you from time to time. A large plant is one way to pull your apartment together. Place this next to your TV stand, office space, or any corner of your house to give it some life. Not literally, in this case, but you know what I mean.

    a reviewer's photo of the fake plant in their home
    Kim / Wayfair

    I keep looking at this picture and wondering when the "you're a phony!" guy from Family Guy is gonna come out and start yelling about it.

    Promising review: "I’m so happy with my new plant! My upstairs landing doesn’t get any light since there aren’t any windows around so I opted to get a faux plant for the area. I was nervous about how realistic it would look but it definitely delivers — it’s hard to tell that it isn’t the real thing. I’m in the process of ordering a planter for it since I must admit that the one it comes with isn’t the cutest. But it’s definitely still worth it. I love having a palm tree in the house!" —Morgan

    Price: $122.99+ (available in two sizes)

    27. A geometric bookcase you can use to uniquely display your favorite books and knickknacks. It's not too big, but makes a strong impact for sure.

    the yellow bookcase in a reviewer's home
    Ashley / Wayfair

    Promising review: "I love it. This is a great piece for my living room. Style is very different. Easy to assemble and lightweight. I wish I had a enough room for another one. Beautiful!" —Jenny

    Price: $179.99+ (available in eight colors)

    28. A freestanding toilet paper holder to hide away your rolls and instantly unlock tidier vibes in the bathroom. It also has a nifty tray for your phone, but like everything from Umbra, of course it's well-designed... and pretty, pretty classy-looking, if I do say so myself.

    The stand next to a toilet

    Keep toilet paper where it's needed, because few things are worse than having to get up and dig under the sink, reach overhead, or (shudder) walk to whatever other room you're keeping it in (towards which I eventually asked myself: why?!?). 

    Also, the tray is such a neat idea! I can't tell you how many times I've had to stop watching TikTok, set my phone precariously on the side of the tub so I can finish up my business, and then shattered the screen on a tile floor. Umbra's genius, I'm telling you!

    Promising review: "I like the sturdy construction, and the base feels pretty substantial so that it won't tip over easily. Fits well with our bathroom color scheme." —Jin

    Price: $40

    29. A TV stand with rad color accents that's a fun twist on Danish modern and a standout piece for any living room.

    The stand with yellow accents

    Promising review: "This piece is so beautiful. It’s very sturdy and looks so great under our TV. I love the storage, so happy we purchased!" —Cecilia

    Price: $215.99+ (originally $448.50; available in nine colors)

    30. A set of two bookends to ~give yourself a hand~ in redecorating your space. You know when a librarian takes their glasses off and then everyone realizes they were actually actually fun and interesting this whole time? It's like that, but for a bookshelf.

    a reviewer's white hand bookend
    Michelle / Wayfair

    It's made of cast resin, in case you were wondering.

    Promising review: "These silver book ends are a great addition to my daughter’s room makeover. They look fabulous with all the other décor." —Michelle

    Price: $28.99+ (available in three colors).

    31. A pack of peel-and-stick tile that totally looks like the real thing. Unlike real tile, it takes no effort to install.

    The product installed in a bathroom

    Promising review: "I purchased this peel-and-stick tile for its vibrant colors and mosaic appearance. It gives a pop of color to the kitchen with its blues and terracotta colors. It was easy to put up around window frames and switches. Overall, I am extremely pleased with the appearance and quality." —Shelly

    Price: $3.37 per square foot

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