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35 Things You Can Get At Wayfair That Only Look Expensive

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1. A playful set of salad plates that tell you what to do at the dinner table. Not that you need the extra encouragement.

Promising review: "Love these plates. I get so many compliments from guests." —TerriBethPrice: $16.99 for set of four (on sale from $23.45)
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Promising review: "Love these plates. I get so many compliments from guests." —TerriBeth

Price: $16.99 for set of four (on sale from $23.45)

2. A geometric jewelry tray lined with linen so your nice accessories don't get scratched up.

Promising review: "Looks beautiful on my dresser; it holds about five large perfumes." —JessicaPrice: $15
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Promising review: "Looks beautiful on my dresser; it holds about five large perfumes." —Jessica

Price: $15

3. A decanter adorned with a gold honeycomb pattern that's bougie AF.

Promising review: "Love this wine decanter. I ordered the glasses, too, for my bar. Looks very expensive." —VirginiaPrice: $21.99 (on sale from $34.58)
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Promising review: "Love this wine decanter. I ordered the glasses, too, for my bar. Looks very expensive." —Virginia

Price: $21.99 (on sale from $34.58)

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4. A luxurious bath towel you'd probably find at a five-star resort.

Promising review: "Beautiful towel. Thick and very absorbent. Perfect!" —DeborahPrice: $17.99 (available in three colors)
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Promising review: "Beautiful towel. Thick and very absorbent. Perfect!" —Deborah

Price: $17.99 (available in three colors)

5. A pair of ceramic bookends with a marble finish to class up any bookshelf.

Price: $16.99 (on sale from $22.99)
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Price: $16.99 (on sale from $22.99)

6. A chic hourglass that's the fanciest way to keep track of time.

Promising review: "Beautiful piece. The black sand is a unique and on-trend touch. It was smaller than I thought it would be, as I didn't consider the measurements in the description. Fits well with my black, white, and gold glam decor." —KayePrice: $23.99 (available in three colors)
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Promising review: "Beautiful piece. The black sand is a unique and on-trend touch. It was smaller than I thought it would be, as I didn't consider the measurements in the description. Fits well with my black, white, and gold glam decor." —Kaye

Price: $23.99 (available in three colors)

7. A baroque-style picture frame to make any photo look like a royal portrait.

Promising review: "So beautiful! When I opened the package, these frames were even more gorgeous than I expected. I am so happy! The gold does not look cheap at all. It's a very glam picture frame." —DanielaPrice: $6.26
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Promising review: "So beautiful! When I opened the package, these frames were even more gorgeous than I expected. I am so happy! The gold does not look cheap at all. It's a very glam picture frame." —Daniela

Price: $6.26

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8. A set of lightweight yet sturdy bamboo serving trays for having breakfast in bed.

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Promising review: "Love these trays. They are nice, sturdy, and elegant looking. I use the smaller one on my dining room table to hold basic things like a napkin holder, etc. but may also use it there to add decorative knick knacks. I use the larger one to carry snacks, drinks, etc." —Nancy

Price: $31.54 for a set of two (on sale from $39.99)

9. A glossy mirror befitting of a queen. (A very thrifty queen with good taste.)

Promising review: "Love this mirror! Just the right size for over a small vanity. It packs so much style in a small space!" —AliPrice: $50.99 (also available in black)
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Promising review: "Love this mirror! Just the right size for over a small vanity. It packs so much style in a small space!" —Ali

Price: $50.99 (also available in black)

10. A set of wine glasses to impress the most discerning of guests.

Promising review: "Great price. Quality is on par with a high-end wine glass. But like all nicer wine glasses, they shouldn't be washed in the dishwasher — carefully hand wash them instead. The shape of the glass is perfect for Bordeaux or most red wines." —CamillePrice: $26.21 for a set of four (on sale from $40)
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Promising review: "Great price. Quality is on par with a high-end wine glass. But like all nicer wine glasses, they shouldn't be washed in the dishwasher — carefully hand wash them instead. The shape of the glass is perfect for Bordeaux or most red wines." —Camille

Price: $26.21 for a set of four (on sale from $40)

11. A porcelain sugar and creamer set that people will mistake for a family heirloom.

Bonus: it's microwave and dishwasher safe!Promising review: "Good porcelain, very beautiful product to look at. A must have if one is looking for sugar and creamer set." —ShruthiPrice: $21.99 (on sale from $43.99)
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Bonus: it's microwave and dishwasher safe!

Promising review: "Good porcelain, very beautiful product to look at. A must have if one is looking for sugar and creamer set." —Shruthi

Price: $21.99 (on sale from $43.99)

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12. A beverage dispenser to make every outdoor gathering a classy affair.

It can hold 256 fluid ounces of liquid (or two gallons).Promising review: "I get many compliments about this darling little drink dispenser! I use it all year long. I do not have a photo of it, but seriously, it's perfect!" —Brenda Price: $40.99 (on sale from $105)
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It can hold 256 fluid ounces of liquid (or two gallons).

Promising review: "I get many compliments about this darling little drink dispenser! I use it all year long. I do not have a photo of it, but seriously, it's perfect!" —Brenda

Price: $40.99 (on sale from $105)

13. A Persian-inspired rug that'll add a touch of elegance to any room.

Promising review: "The colors of the rug are exactly as pictured, and it looks great against our dark hardwood floors. It has bits of yellow and teal/turquoise in it, and the blue is a very pretty cobalt color. It is very soft and has not shed at all! We put some heavy books on the edges to get it to lay flat, which it did after just a couple of days. We got a rug pad, which probably isn't a must, but it does make it very plush to walk on. We've gotten lots of compliments on it!" —Caroline Price: $18.99+
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Promising review: "The colors of the rug are exactly as pictured, and it looks great against our dark hardwood floors. It has bits of yellow and teal/turquoise in it, and the blue is a very pretty cobalt color. It is very soft and has not shed at all! We put some heavy books on the edges to get it to lay flat, which it did after just a couple of days. We got a rug pad, which probably isn't a must, but it does make it very plush to walk on. We've gotten lots of compliments on it!" —Caroline

Price: $18.99+

14. A set of painted mugs you can get at a ~fin-tastic~ price.

Promising review: "These mugs were just what I needed to round out my coastal beach house kitchenette!" —LisaPrice: $4 for a set of four (on sale from $11.99)
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Promising review: "These mugs were just what I needed to round out my coastal beach house kitchenette!" —Lisa

Price: $4 for a set of four (on sale from $11.99)

15. A gold metal wire sculpture that'll make a sophisticated accent piece.

Promising review: "This piece is just like described. Great quality. It's a perfect accent in my blue and gold living room." —Andrea LilliePrice: $19.99
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Promising review: "This piece is just like described. Great quality. It's a perfect accent in my blue and gold living room." —Andrea Lillie

Price: $19.99

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16. A reversible comforter set to brighten up your bedroom.

This set includes one comforter, two shams, and two decorative pillows. This pattern is also available as a duvet set.Price: $36.99+ (available in sizes Twin XL, Full/Queen, and King)
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This set includes one comforter, two shams, and two decorative pillows. This pattern is also available as a duvet set.

Price: $36.99+ (available in sizes Twin XL, Full/Queen, and King)

17. A metal bed frame that gives off French country vibes.

Promising review: "This bed is great. It took us about an hour to put together, and we are very happy with the purchase. Looks like a much more expensive piece!" —RachelPrice: $131.99+ (available in sizes Full and Queen)
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Promising review: "This bed is great. It took us about an hour to put together, and we are very happy with the purchase. Looks like a much more expensive piece!" —Rachel

Price: $131.99+ (available in sizes Full and Queen)

18. A marble serving board you'll want to show off at every dinner party.

Promising review: "Beautiful tray. Nice and heavy. Looks good on my kitchen counter." —KylorPrice: $33.99 (on sale from $37.50)
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Promising review: "Beautiful tray. Nice and heavy. Looks good on my kitchen counter." —Kylor

Price: $33.99 (on sale from $37.50)

19. A minimalist bench that looks incredibly high-end.

Promising review: "The ottoman is beautiful, easily assembled, and the color is exactly as pictured. Wonderful buy. It looks more expensive than it was." —PeggyPrice: $61.99 (on sale from $64.99)
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Promising review: "The ottoman is beautiful, easily assembled, and the color is exactly as pictured. Wonderful buy. It looks more expensive than it was." —Peggy

Price: $61.99 (on sale from $64.99)

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20. A handmade lace table runner to elevate any plain dining table.

Promising review: "Love this lace runner. It adds a pretty country feel to my table." —HollyPrice: $22.99 (available in two colors)
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Promising review: "Love this lace runner. It adds a pretty country feel to my table." —Holly

Price: $22.99 (available in two colors)

21. A multi-purpose cake stand with the magic ability to make anything you put on it look gourmet.

Bonus: when you invert the dome into the pedestal, it doubles as a punch or salad bowl. Neat!Price: $37.99
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Bonus: when you invert the dome into the pedestal, it doubles as a punch or salad bowl. Neat!

Price: $37.99

22. A matte gold end table to pair with a statement lamp and some magazines.

Promising review: "Absolutely wonderful table! I highly recommend this product. It has such an expensive look at such an amazingly low price. Pros: easy to put together, affordable, sturdy, beautiful color. Cons: glass top is thin, so you have to be careful." —LaurenPrice: $66.99 (on sale from $79.99)
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Promising review: "Absolutely wonderful table! I highly recommend this product. It has such an expensive look at such an amazingly low price. Pros: easy to put together, affordable, sturdy, beautiful color. Cons: glass top is thin, so you have to be careful." —Lauren

Price: $66.99 (on sale from $79.99)

23. A colorful knife block set that looks like a modern art piece.

Promising review: "Beautiful and practical. They look great on the counter and get lots of compliments. They actually cut well too!" —MarciPrice: $26.80
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Promising review: "Beautiful and practical. They look great on the counter and get lots of compliments. They actually cut well too!" —Marci

Price: $26.80

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24. A throw pillow to make your couch look like it's on the cover of Town and Country.

Promising review: "Beautiful blue pillow that will add a touch of color to my family room. The fabric is gorgeous. May have to order one of every color." —TerriPrice: $23.99 (available in three colors; on sale from $31)
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Promising review: "Beautiful blue pillow that will add a touch of color to my family room. The fabric is gorgeous. May have to order one of every color." —Terri

Price: $23.99 (available in three colors; on sale from $31)

25. A fruit basket that's basically a table sculpture.

Promising review: "It holds all fruits — even grapes. It's big enough without taking up too much space like the one I was replacing. Unique design. Looks great! Color matches brushed nickel fixtures. It is NOT shiny. Buy it; you will love it!" —TiffanyPrice: $26.99 (on sale from $37.30)
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Promising review: "It holds all fruits — even grapes. It's big enough without taking up too much space like the one I was replacing. Unique design. Looks great! Color matches brushed nickel fixtures. It is NOT shiny. Buy it; you will love it!" —Tiffany

Price: $26.99 (on sale from $37.30)

26. A marble cutting board so you can prepare a cocktail in style.

Promising review: "It's beautiful, has a nice weight to it and would be great for serving cheese if you're hosting a wine tasting or little gathering. I leave it on my countertop because it's too pretty to put in the cupboard. I use it several times a day to cut up fruit and other snacks for my three-year-old. Adds a bit of sophistication to my less than glamorous (but always entertaining) life." —HeatherPrice: $13.99 (on sale from $15.99)
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Promising review: "It's beautiful, has a nice weight to it and would be great for serving cheese if you're hosting a wine tasting or little gathering. I leave it on my countertop because it's too pretty to put in the cupboard. I use it several times a day to cut up fruit and other snacks for my three-year-old. Adds a bit of sophistication to my less than glamorous (but always entertaining) life." —Heather

Price: $13.99 (on sale from $15.99)

27. A desk chair that looks like a piece from a designer furniture store.

Promising review: "Cool chairs. Not expensive but still offer a modern look." —KellyPrice: $109.99 for a set of two (available in three colors; on sale from $115.99)
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Promising review: "Cool chairs. Not expensive but still offer a modern look." —Kelly

Price: $109.99 for a set of two (available in three colors; on sale from $115.99)

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28. A set of bamboo utensils for whipping up an Instagram-worthy dinner.

Price: $17.99 for set of five
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Price: $17.99 for set of five

29. A blue and white porcelain dispenser to make any lotion feel expensive.

Promising review: "Quality and elegance combined. The classic blue and white design on this piece is truly outstanding. A beautiful addition to any bath vanity." —SusanPrice: $16.99
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Promising review: "Quality and elegance combined. The classic blue and white design on this piece is truly outstanding. A beautiful addition to any bath vanity." —Susan

Price: $16.99

30. A set of copper mugs for serving Moscow mules at your next party.

Promising review: "We have purchased mugs before and found that cheaper mugs tarnish and discolor quickly. These mugs are still bright and shiny. The shape on these is also fun." —JeffreyPrice: $24.99 for a set of four (on sale from $136.99)
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Promising review: "We have purchased mugs before and found that cheaper mugs tarnish and discolor quickly. These mugs are still bright and shiny. The shape on these is also fun." —Jeffrey

Price: $24.99 for a set of four (on sale from $136.99)

31. A cityscape shower curtain that belongs in the Museum of Modern Art gift shop.

Promising review: "Perfect for our bath. This is not clear but lets plenty of light in without being see through. It is very lightweight." —MelPrice: $16.99 (on sale from $18.99)
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Promising review: "Perfect for our bath. This is not clear but lets plenty of light in without being see through. It is very lightweight." —Mel

Price: $16.99 (on sale from $18.99)

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32. A computer desk to give your home office a modern chic feel.

Promising review: "I LOVE this desk. It took me, literally, less than eight minutes to put together while I was home on my lunch break. The legs are super sturdy and the finish of the top of the desk is fantastic. No knicks or scratches in it at all and it came perfectly packaged and undamaged. Such a simple, modern, aesthetically pleasing look writing desk." —JessicaPrice: $63.87 (available in three finishes; on sale from $109)
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Promising review: "I LOVE this desk. It took me, literally, less than eight minutes to put together while I was home on my lunch break. The legs are super sturdy and the finish of the top of the desk is fantastic. No knicks or scratches in it at all and it came perfectly packaged and undamaged. Such a simple, modern, aesthetically pleasing look writing desk." —Jessica

Price: $63.87 (available in three finishes; on sale from $109)

33. A dish rack that'll actually look good on the kitchen counter.

Promising review: "Dish racks rarely look nice. But this one actually does and dries everything perfectly. We put a dish drying mat under it as well just to make sure there was no mess." —AmberPrice: $12.81
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Promising review: "Dish racks rarely look nice. But this one actually does and dries everything perfectly. We put a dish drying mat under it as well just to make sure there was no mess." —Amber

Price: $12.81

34. A plush bath mat with a regal pattern to make your bathroom feel like a spa.

Promising review: "Perfect! It matches the length of our double vanity and the trellis design is pretty." —LisaPrice: $29.99 (on sale from $59.99)
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Promising review: "Perfect! It matches the length of our double vanity and the trellis design is pretty." —Lisa

Price: $29.99 (on sale from $59.99)

35. A set of stainless steel cookware that features lovely copper accents.

This set includes one dutch oven with lid and three saucepans with three lids.Promising review: "I love the look of this copper stainless cookware. Timeless! It heats up quickly and is easy to clean. I'd definitely buy it again." —FallonPrice: $42.99 (eight pieces)
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This set includes one dutch oven with lid and three saucepans with three lids.

Promising review: "I love the look of this copper stainless cookware. Timeless! It heats up quickly and is easy to clean. I'd definitely buy it again." —Fallon

Price: $42.99 (eight pieces)

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