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    21 Stylish Pieces Of Home Decor That Are Also Super Practical

    Form meets function.

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    1. A chic mid-century modern side table that doubles as a speaker.

    The speaker side table displayed next to sofa in a living room

    You can wirelessly stream music from your Bluetooth-enabled devices and even answer phone calls via the built-in mic. The rechargeable battery lasts for 10 hours and fully recharges in four hours. It has two USB ports and an AUX port.

    Promising review: "This is a great speaker. It’s loud enough, but you can’t blast it to a painfully loud volume. A friend accidentally knocked it over on my concrete patio, and it didn’t hurt it at all, which impressed me. I use it as a speaker for my projector in my living room. I move it to the center of the room and it’s perfect, I don’t generally need to turn it all the way up. The sound is best if you are sitting at the same level as the speaker. It sounds better than my Sony sound bar. The battery lasts a long time, and the Bluetooth hasn’t disconnected on me yet." —Mike W

    Get it from Amazon for $148.23+ (available in two finishes).

    2. Nesting coffee tables you can use together or separately as end tables.

    The round tables featuring wooden legs and white tabletops

    Promising review: "These two coffee tables make such a nice addition to my apartment living room. I love the mid-century feel they have, and for the price I paid, the quality is actually pretty good. Assembly was super simple as well. Love them!" —cvsc15

    Get them from Amazon for $44.99.

    3. Curtain string lights to create a warm and cozy ambience with very little effort and $$$.

    The string lights hung with sheer curtains

    Promising review: "What a great find! Combined with sheer curtains, it changed the look of our dark bedroom completely and was very easy to hang (took me around 15 minutes)." —palindromes

    Get it from Amazon for $15.29.

    4. A multi-tiered hinged stand so you can give your smaller plant babies a chance to shine.

    Three-tiered plant stand in black

    Promising review: "This looks just like the picture, is sturdy, and the best part is that the stand is hinged so you can arrange the tiers to different positions." —Valerie

    Get it from Wayfair for $77.99.

    5. A seagrass storage ottoman that can fit several throw blankets inside *and* double as a coffee table.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "So cute and functional! Fits three of my fluffy blankets and two small pillows!" —kkerr22

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $149.

    6. Wall-mount corner shelves for decorating that awkward empty area that's too small for a piece of furniture.

    Reviewer photo showing the shelf installed in a cozy corner

    Promising review: "The shelves complement my living room perfectly. After ordering one initially, I ended up buying a second because it looks so good and was able to add decoration into corners of the living room that otherwise were too small to hang anything. I get so many compliments and I’m able to store all of my little trinkets and meaningful small things that are usually bound to get put away somewhere." —Sara

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in eight finishes).

    7. An aesthetically pleasing coat rack and storage shelf to bring order to a normally chaotic entryway.

    Reviewer image showing the rack in use, with coat hooks on top and a shoe rack on the bottom

    Promising review: "It’s a great fit in my small house! It’s lightweight and I was able to put it together by myself with the tool that was supplied. Fits lots of shoes and coats. I don’t have it mounted to the wall since we aren’t allowed to put holes in them, and it still holds up great!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $65.99.

    8. A tri-fold mirror so you can turn any ol' desk into a full-sized vanity.

    The hinged mirror set on top of a vanity

    Promising review: "Perfect size and wonderful quality for its price. Stands very well on its own, I have very little doubts about it falling over. Pairs well with LED lights." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99.

    9. A versatile cube storage organizer that can be whatever you want it to be — a bookshelf, wine cabinet, chest of drawers, etc.

    The six-cubby black organizer

    Promising review: "We ordered this organizer to use as a bookshelf and storage in our daughter's nursery. It was easy to assemble and looked great in the space when we were done!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $94.40+ (available in three colors).

    10. A set of rustic steel planters for a creative way to turn your succulents (real or faux) into wall art.

    The round planters hung on a wall

    Promising review: "Had a lot of fun adding fake succulents to these tins! Everyone comments on how much they love them!" —Wayfair Shopper

    Get a three-piece set from Wayfair for $50.99.

    11. A marble-look pub set — the ideal setup to enjoy a quick meal for two.

    The pub set featuring brass hardware and a white tabletop

    Promising review: "I needed a small bar set in a very small area. I use this for extra eating space and for my son to use when he is doing his homework. It makes a very good makeshift work station. He likes it and so do I. This was fairly easy to put together. The top is a faux marble and looks very nice. The stools are surprisingly comfortable and sit completely under the bar, creating even more space." —Melissa

    Get it from Amazon for $233.99.

    12. A washable geometric doormat, because you shouldn't have to settle for an ugly doormat. This one will catch moisture and dirt and look good doing it.

    The doormat in gray, red, orange, and black

    Promising review: "This rug is super cute. The colors are great and I have already had tons of compliments on it. It has a good grip underneath and my Roomba has no issue rolling on top. It’s definitely good quality and a great addition to my walkway." —Julia

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in three sizes and designs).

    13. A house-shaped litter box enclosure that's the opposite of an eyesore.

    The wooden box in white

    Promising review: "Love this kitty box and so does our cat. Bought it for an apartment living. From the quality, price, assembling, and shipping we rate it a purrrfect 10!" —Wayfair Shopper

    Get it from Wayfair for $69.99 (available in three colors)

    14. Floating wooden shelves for providing extra storage without taking up any floor space. Plus, they just look really cool.

    The wooden shelves mounted on the wall

    Promising review: "I didn’t use these as shelves. I used them as cat stairs for my son's cat to go up to his loft bed. They have been working perfectly for that. We have a big heavy cat and they are holding up to everyday use." —KJG

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in five finishes)

    15. A narrow cabinet to fit in the awkward space between the toilet and the sink. It'll hide away clutter and keep things looking neat and tidy.

    The white cabinet with drawers

    Promising review: "Functional and beautiful storage. We needed to add more storage in our bathroom and this affordable cabinet did the trick! It was a pain to assemble but worth it in the end!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $69.95.

    16. Or, a cloud-shaped toilet paper holder — not only will it look adorable, but it'll also provide plenty of room for extra rolls!

    The cloud-shaped wall-mounted shelf with toilet paper rolls on it
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "Filled a useless space above the toilet with something practical and unique. When I was bringing the box up to my apartment several people on the elevator asked where I found it." —Kathy the cat lover

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $115+ (available in two sizes).

    17. A standing mirror that is secretly also an armoire — no more stashing your accessories in random drawers around the house (aka wherever you can find room).

    The inside of the mirror, revealing the armoire

    Promising review: "This is great for getting organized! My necklaces no longer are piled together or hanging on several different jewelry holders. This has saved me so much space from the holders and multiple jewelry boxes. It really just looks like a mirror stand instead of a jewelry box. I also love that it locks." —K. Patrick

    Get it from Amazon for $109.99+ (available in two finishes).

    18. A modern storage stool (the top opens up) you can also use as a side table.

    The hourglass-shaped stool in white

    I've used this stool as a nightstand for about a year now and love it! It's easy to clean and I keep things like a notebook and extra sleeping masks inside. The best part is it's sleek and aesthetically pleasing, so it would look good in any room.

    Promising review: "I was shopping around for a couple of months trying to find auxiliary seating and storage for my stylish, but tiny space. There are many similar options on the market for sculptural, multi-purpose pieces. At this price, I figured I'd take a chance, and I'm glad I did. These are lightweight AND sturdy. This definitely looks more expensive than it is. The hidden storage may be lovely, but I'm not really 'storing' anything in there, except some linens and a bag of marbles to add weight. They make great side tables, foot rests, and impromptu stools." —M Roy Clark

    Get it from Amazon for $41.56+ (available in two colors).

    19. A gorgeous futon so you can have overnight guests even if you don't have an actual guest room.,

    Promising review: "For $200, this is a 5-star product. It was really easy to put together. It's a little firmer than what I usually like, but it's not uncomfortable. I even took a nap on it the other day. It was even a little bigger than I thought it would be. My family of three has plenty of room when we all sit on it." —Lindy M.

    Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $290 (available in 10 colors).

    20. An industrial rolling kitchen cart almost too attractive to be a kitchen cart. And you could absolutely use it for any other purpose — a display shelf! A bar cart! A bathroom storage cart!

    The wooden kitchen cart, featuring three shelves and matte black hardware

    Promising review: "This is a great, well-made little cart! We put it in our office and are using it to hold our printer and some files. I think it would be great in a kitchen as well. Very happy with this purchase." —Stephen Wesley

    Get it from Amazon for $170.

    21. A round drop-leaf dining table that'll fit nicely into a corner and can be pulled out when you have people over.

    My photo of the off-white dining table with drop-leaf
    Yi Yang / BuzzFeed

    I recently moved and upgraded from a regular ol' square dining table to this practical and attractive round one. So far, I love it! Not only does it fit with my decor perfectly, but the tabletop is very stable, which can be a concern with drop-leaf tables. It wasn't hard to put together at all and it looks much more expensive than it is!

    Promising review: "We moved into a home with no real dining space so this is the perfect little table for our small dining area. The off-white color is beautiful, it’s very sturdy and easy to put together, and the price can’t be beaten. It’s a great size for a small family with the leaves down and would work for a small group to have dinner if you extend it. I would highly recommend!!" —Nick Randall

    Get it from Amazon for $143.55 (available in 26 colors).

    Happy decorating!


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