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    26 Products Under $40 That’ll Give Your Home Decor The Upgrade It Deserves

    Let’s switch things up a bit, shall we?

    1. A roll of faux brick wallpaper that'll make your boring wall look like it has some texture. Just peel off the backing and paste it directly onto the wall. You'll have a perfect background for Insta selfies in no time!

    A faux brick wallpaper adhered to a wall

    2. Or a roll of marble contact paper that'll give new life to any surface that could use some sprucing up. It has handy gridlines on the back that'll ensure you get straight lines for whatever size you need to trim it down to.

    3. A duo of flower appliques that’ll add a little detail to that bureau that’s been handed down to you or any other furniture you want to ~zhuzh~ up. You can apply them as they are or spray paint them to match the furniture’s colour scheme.

    4. A pack of drawer knobs that'll instantly perk up any old set of drawers that's seen better days. Reviewers say they're great for refurbishing, easy to install, and are very durable.

    5. A chalkboard wall sticker that'll turn any flat surface into a chalkboard. You can use it for meal planning and grocery lists, or just to express your artistic side.

    A cabinet door with the chalk adhered to it with milk eggs bread and apples written on it

    6. A can of paint, because sometimes adding a fresh coat to something you already own can spark new life into it. The formula is specially designed for home decor and it has a built-in primer and topcoat that'll dry in about 30 minutes.

    7. And a glitter paint additive that'll add an extra sparkle to everything. Just mix it thoroughly into any kind of paint or epoxy, brush it onto your wall as you would with regular paint, and prepare to be amazed by your glamorous walls.

    8. A set of washable slipcovers that'll hide all of the stains on your dining room chairs or that leather seat that's all cracked and flakey. Best of all, you can just throw the slipcovers in the wash if they get messy, so your chairs will always look nice and clean.

    A chair with a patterned slipcover over it

    9. Or a slipcover for that old couch you inherited from Aunt Sue that has some questionable-looking marks on it. The cover is super stretchy and won't wrinkle or pill over time, so your couch will always look brand new.

    A patterned slipcover on a couch

    10. A set of peel-and-stick floor decals to cover up the flooring you’re sick of, but can’t afford to shell out big bucks to replace. Just trim the excess with a knife to the shape you need for your space, peel off the backing, stick to the floor or any flat surface, and bam! Instant upgrade.

    11. A rose gold metallic spray paint that'll add shine to your home decorations that are starting to look lacklustre. Reviewers say it's a great way to upcycle old items and to add a bit of luxe to products you buy from the dollar store.

    12. A trio of floating shelves that’ll finally give you a spot to showcase those knickknacks that you love so much. They have over 4,000 five-star reviews and people say they're incredibly easy to install.

    Floating shelves are installed on a wall beside a television

    13. A neon light that'll add a sweet touch to any room, because having a bit more love in your life is never a bad idea. It works with either USB power or batteries, and it has two holes in the back that’ll allow you to hang it on the wall.

    A neon light that says love

    14. A tapestry with all of the lovely phases of the moon to decorate your wall. You can also use it as a tablecloth, curtain, or bedspread, if that's more your jam!

    A tapestry with the phases of the moon and flowers is hung on a wall

    15. A new duvet cover, because your bed is usually the focal point of your room, so changing up what's on it can give the room a whole new vibe. It’s also reversible, so if you get bored of the grey side, you can flip it over to the white side.

    A duvet cover on a bed

    16. A string of warm white fairy lights that'll add a dreamy ambience wherever you hang them. You can cycle between eight lighting modes, and it’ll run on either batteries or a USB cable.

    Fairy lights hung upon a wall beside a dinner table

    17. A duo of macrame mirrors that'll give your wall bit of texture. You can hang them on the wall close together, or space them out across a room to tie your aesthetic together.

    Two mirrors with macrame are hung on a wall

    18. A trio of faux eucalyptus branches that are an interesting switch-up to flowers or succulents. They're about 60cm tall, so they'll add some unexpected height to your bouquet.

    A trio of eucalyptus flowers in a vase

    19. A Nicholas Cage cushion cover that's sure to make all your guests envious. The cover is reversible, so you can have Nick’s face out when you want him, or have sparkly red sequins out when you don’t feel like explaining why there’s a man’s face sitting on your couch.

    A pillow with Nicholas Cage's and red sequins

    20. Or a duo of faux fur cushion covers (with gilded gold feathers!) that reviewers say are super soft. You’ll likely be taking some afternoon naps on these, but don’t worry about drooling, because they’re machine washable.

    Two pillows on a couch with gild feathers

    21. A trio of antique brass light switch plates that you can use to replace those plain white plates that are looking a little worse for wear. Reviewers say they add a touch of class to their space and that they're easy to install.

    A  light plate over a light switch on a wall

    22. Fancy rust proof floor grates that’ll give an unexpected upgrade to a spot that’s usually overlooked. They'll help you easily control airflow, and reviewers who have had them for a while say they don't rust, chip, or lose their shine.

    A metallic floor grate covered a grate on a wooden floor

    23. A plush rug that’s so soft, you’ll want to ditch your couch and roll around on its fluffy goodness instead. Grab a cup of tea and your favourite colouring book, put on a podcast, and sink into this shaggy wonder for a cozy afternoon.

    24. Or a faux sheepskin area rug that has three inches of fluff to sink your tootsies into, so the first thing your feet touch in the morning isn’t a cold floor. It can be vacuumed or hand washed if it starts to get funky.

    A fluffy rug beside a bed with slippers

    25. A grid wall panel that'll make the most of vertical space, which is great for smaller rooms. Hang up calendars, notes, photos, and any extra bits and pieces you want to display.

    A wire wall grid is hung on a wall with pictures and mementos

    26. And lastly, some blackout curtains that'll turn your room into a dark cave, even if it's super sunny out. They can help muffle the sounds of noisy neighbours and regulate the temperature in your room, too.

    Curtains hanging in a bedroom with a window letting in sunlight

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