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You don’t need to spend a ton of money to make your home look better, and these 40 amazing products are here to prove it. Add style, comfort and convenience without breaking the bank with some of our favorite finds that have the reviewer stamp of approval.

Lighting is one of the best ways you can transform your home, but good light fixtures can be seriously pricey. We did the work for you and found sconces that looks like you just spent hundreds of dollars at a high-end designer store when actually they’re under $50. Score! For vibes and air purification, this list features a Himalayan rock salt lamp. For a super affordable kitchen upgrade, you won’t regret adding and LED light bar under your cabinets for a sleek and modern look.

And speaking of a kitchen makeover, one of the easiest ways to give it a refresh is with new hardware — they say that hardware is like jewelry for your kitchen. On this roundup, you’ll find a set of cabinet pulls that’ll transform your kitchen, and new faucet sinks, too. They’re all surprisingly affordable but make a big impact on the look of your home — so just keep scrolling for all the way to make your home look a LOT better.

01

These Airtight Food Storage Containers That’ll Make Your Pantry Look So Organized

Give your pantry a makeover with a set of these airtight food storage containers that includes chalk labels and markers for a cute and organized look. They have locking lids and silicone seals to ensure ultimate freshness and they have flat square shaped tops so you can stack them and save space. Not only will they look nice on your pantry shelf or kitchen countertop, you’ll also be able to see exactly what’s in each canister and know when it’s time to restock your staples.

02

These Puck Lights For Sleek Under-Cabinet Lighting Without Any Wiring

Instead of paying for expensive electrical work to give your kitchen an upgrade with under-cabinet lighting, install these battery-operated puck lights yourself. And when we say install, we mean just stick them on using the provided adhesive tape. The LED lights give off a warm white glow and turn on and off when you tap the lens. Each light uses three batteries and can run for up to 100 hours. For less than $20, these puck lights will make your kitchen look a LOT better with minimal effort on your part.

03

These USB-Powered Backlight Strips To Upgrade Your TV

Upgrade your TV without actually buying a new one with these USB-powered backlight strips you can cut down to size to fit your TV. The lights offer 10 brightness modes to choose from and besides reducing eye strain, they also create greater contrast and make colors richer. Save yourself hundreds of dollars and turn every movie and TV show into a movie theater-worthy experience thanks to these easy to install accent lights that’ll instantly make your screen pop.

04

This Sleek Cutting Board Made From White Marble

Wooden cutting boards can develop cracks over time, whereas this white marble one is sure to stay looking good after hundreds of washes. Nonslip feet on the bottom help it stay firmly in place while you’re preparing meals — and you can even use it as a stylish serving tray or cheeseboard when guests come to visit.

05

A Paper Towel Holder That Reviewers Adore

Replace that old paper towel holder you’ve had for far too long with this beautiful and highly rated (as in, more than 3,000 five-star reviews) upgrade. It’s made from sturdy metal, with a chrome finish that makes it look way more expensive than $10. And unlike some holders, this one is large enough to hold rolls of nearly any size.

06

A Bamboo Drawer Organizer To Finally Tackle The Mess That Is Your Flatware Drawer

If your flatware drawer jams every time you try to open it, it may be time to clean it out and organize it and this bamboo drawer organizer will help you do just that. The $20 expandable organizer gives you the option of having seven or nine slots and has deep compartments to accommodate all your flatware. The solid dividers help keep everything in place and the bamboo looks nice and classic inside a drawer and is easy to clean with a damp cloth.

07

This Storage Ottoman Made From Stylish Faux Leather

Need somewhere to stash blankets? The top of this ottoman opens up, revealing tons of space to store all sorts of items. It’s made from stylish faux leather, allowing it to mesh with nearly any decor style. And with a 250-pound weight limit, you can also use it for extra seating when guests are over.

08

These Cable Management Boxes To Hide & Organize Unsightly Cables

Hide cables and get rid of tangled messes by organizing them in these white cable management boxes. The set includes one medium sized box that can fit up to an 11-inch power strip and can sit on your desk and a large box that can hold up to a 13-inch power strip. They each have three holes to loop cables and are made from durable plastic. Close the lids on the boxes and your desk and floor will be clutter-free and also safer for your kids and pets.

09

A Water Bottle Organizer To Get That Overflowing Kitchen Cabinet Under Control

Sure, staying hydrated is important, but if your kitchen cabinet is overflowing with water bottles that fall every time you open it, it’s time to fix that. Get this clear stackable water bottle organizer that can hold up to six bottles to maximize space and make your kitchen look tidy. It’s made from shatterproof plastic so it’s super durable and it can easily be cleaned with some warm soapy water. The organizer would also work well in your fridge to save space and chill drinks at the same time.

10

These Microfiber Pillowcases That’ll Make You Feel Like You’re Staying At A Luxury Hotel

Give your bed a luxurious yet affordable update with a set of these smooth and silky microfiber pillowcases. They are ultra-soft for ultimate comfort and the lightweight fabric is moisture-wicking, which keeps them cool and breathable all year round for anyone who is a hot sleeper. The pillows are wrinkle-free, stain-proof and anti-pilling for easy care and won’t fade in the wash. Choose from 12 colors and two sizes.

11

The Oil Dispensers That Come With A Stylish Rack

Not only are these glass dispensers a definite upgrade to the plastic bottle your oil and vinegar came in, but each order also includes a stylish rack for storage, as well as a funnel so that they’re easy to fill up. The best part? The drip-resistant pour spouts help keep your counters clean from spills.

12

A Shoe Rack Bench So Your Entryway Actually Feels Inviting Instead Of Cluttered

Place this three-tier bamboo shoe rack bench in your entryway and get rid of those shoe piles that block the door and pose a tripping hazard. The clean and simple looking bench is available in three colors to fit with your style and color scheme, and it’s easy to assemble using the included parts and tools. It’s sturdy and durable and an Amazon fave with an overall 4.7-star rating from more than 12,000 customers who say it’s well made, looks nice, and perfect for a small space.

13

These Storage Bags That Are Perfect For Seasonal Items

From blankets to sweaters, these storage bags are an easy way to store all sorts of seasonal items until you need them. Reinforced handles make it easy to pull them out from underneath your bed, while a transparent top allows you to see what’s inside without having to unpack anything. Choose from three colors: black, java, or gray.

14

The Meal Prep Containers That Won’t Leak Inside Your Bag

Packing lunch is a smart way to save money, so why not grab these meal prep containers? They’re made from sleek borosilicate glass, making them safe to use in the freezer, as well as oven-safe up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. The locking also lids provide an airtight seal that won’t leak inside your bag.

15

This High Pressure Shower Head For A $30 Bathroom Upgrade

Feel like you’re at a fancy spa every time you take a shower thanks to this high pressure shower head that’s chrome plated for a high-end look and a total steal for just $30. It has a swivel ball joint that allows you to tilt it to the perfect angle to enjoy the monsoon rain-like therapeutic water flow. The shower head is universal and connects to any standard shower arm and also comes in elegant antique brass, a funky rainbow color and six other finishes to upgrade your bathroom and make every shower super relaxing.

16

These Stainless Coffee Mugs That Help Keep Drinks Warm

Not only are these coffee mugs made from rust-resistant stainless steel, but their insulated walls can also help keep your drinks warm for hours longer than regular mugs. Each one comes with a matching lid that helps prevent spills if you ever knock them over — and you even have more than 10 fun colors to choose from, including a trendy shade of French rose.

17

A Bidet Attachment With An Impressive 12,500 5-Star Reviews

Give your bathroom a serious update for less than $30 with this non-electric bidet attachment. It’s designed to fit any standard toilet thanks to its adjustable brackets and gives you all the benefits of a bidet without actually having to install the expensive fixture. The side attachment features a control dial that allows you to change the water pressure to your desired preference. It’s easy to install, supports good hygiene and is very affordable — sounds like you should add this clever little gadget to your cart, asap.

18

The Glass Pitcher That Helps Keep Drinks Fresh

With a twist-lock lid that creates an airtight seal, this glass pitcher helps keep tea, milk, and more fresh inside of your fridge. It’s made from thick glass, with an integrated handle that’s unlikely to snap off — and the square base allows it to fit snugly onto most refrigerator shelves.

19

A Bamboo Tea Box That Every Tea Lover Needs In Their Life

Organize and store tea bags in this bamboo organizer that features 10 compartments and a framed lid with acrylic glass to make its contents visible. If you have a kitchen cabinet filled with half empty tea boxes, get this organizer and you’ll be amazed at how much valuable storage space you gain. In addition to tea bags, you can fill the compartments with sugar and honey packets, little creamers and anything else you need to make that perfect cuppa!

20

This Silicone Dish Mat That’s Easy To Clean

There’s no need for any heavy scrubbing when you’re cleaning this dish mat, as its silicone surface easily releases all sorts of grime when place under running water. The best part? It’s also heat-resistant up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit, which means you can use it as a trivet for hot cookware in a pinch.

21

The Heavy-Duty Hangers That Won’t Let Clothes Slide Off

With a weight capacity of up to 10 pounds, these hangers can easily hold all sorts of heavy garments without any warping or breakage. Each one is coated with soft velvet, helping keep your clothes from sliding off — and their ultra-slim frames can even help open up space on cramped closet rods.

22

These Acrylic Shelf Dividers That Make Organization Look Chic

Make your closet shelves look like they belong in an upscale department store with these acrylic dividers. They easily attach to a shelf and have rounded corners so as not to cause any scratching, and they allow you to stack linens and clothing without the piles falling over or getting messy. The acrylic looks stylish and is durable, and makes for such a multi-purpose organizational tool — use these in your closet to separate shoes and bags, in a kitchen cabinet to neatly hold dish towels or in a china cabinet to keep dishes in place. You can adjust the organizers by shifting them from side to side and gently slide them out to remove them.

23

A Refrigerator Egg Drawer That’s Easy To Install

Looking for ways to increase the storage space in your fridge? Search no further than this egg drawer. Installation is a total breeze, as the four hooks easily snap onto your shelves — no tools required. There’s enough space inside for up to 18 eggs, and you can even adjust its depth to fit smaller fridges as necessary.

24

The Bamboo Bath Mat That’s Straight From The Spa

Bring a touch of the spa to your bathroom with this sleek bamboo bath mat. A water-resistant finish helps keep it looking good after every shower, while nonslip gaskets on the bottom work to keep it from shifting out of place on wet floors. “Very sturdy and stable,” wrote one reviewer. “Doesn't move on my marble floors.”

25

This Charging Station That Allows You To Charge Up To Six Devices Simultaneously

Get rid of cables all over the place and charge all your devices neatly in this one charging station that can accommodate up to six at the same time. It’s compatible with most USB devices, from phones to watches and cameras, and has movable dividers if you need to charge a larger item like a tablet. There are LED indicators that notify you when a device is fully charged, and the energy efficient station protects against overcharge to ensure safety. Get this handy charger for under $40 and you’ll be amazed at how much cleaner your desk will be from here on out.

26

A Grout Pen That Restores Tile Without You Needing To Replace It

If your tiled floor is looking a little worse for wear, instead of doing an expensive renovation, use this magical grout pen and see the difference it makes. To use it, just wash and dry the grouted tile, shake the pen and begin using it on the grout by pressing it down until the color is released. Once done, wipe off the excess, then let it sit and cure for up to six hours until fully dry before wetting the surface. The pen is available in a narrow and wide tip version and for $9, it’s a seriously cheap update that’ll make a huge difference.

27

These Rug Grippers That Are Easy To Clean Around

Unlike some rug grippers that rely on sticky adhesive to stay in place, these ones use a hook-and-loop system to keep your rugs from curling up. The result? You can easily lift the rug up whenever you need to clean underneath — without having to worry about them losing any adhesion. “Used it on an area rug in a busy walking area of my home and the rug stays in place,” wrote one reviewer. “Nice that you can remove the rug to clean underneath without the worry of sticky residue coming from the adhesive.”

28

The Kitchen Utensils Made From Sleek Olive Wood

Not only are these utensils made from tough olive wood, but they’re also safe to use on all sorts of non-stick cookware. Each one is handmade — and unlike some wooden utensils, these ones have not been exposed to fumigation, pesticides, or any other volatile compounds.

29

These Rust-Resistant Mixing Bowls That Nest Together To Save Space

Not only are these mixing bowls made from rust-resistant stainless steel, but they also nest together to help you save space inside your cabinets. Their wide, rolled rims make it easy to pour liquids without any drips — and the flat bases help keep them stable when you’re stirring up ingredients.

30

This Double-Sided Deshedding Comb That’s Way Cheaper Than Constant Grooming

Brush your pet with this double-sided comb to combat the constant shedding and lumps of hair all over your floor and couch. One side has a comb that removes all the loose hair and gently massages your pet’s coat while the other side features a deshedding blade that removes the loose undercoat hair. The tool won’t hurt your pet at all but instead helps improve blood circulation and will leave their coat nice and shiny.

31

A Pleated Shade That You Can Trim To Fit Smaller Windows

Need some extra privacy? This window shade is a smart solution, as the top is lined with 3M adhesive that lets you press it right into place — no drilling required. Many reviewers wrote about how it’s “easy to install,” and you can also trim it to fit smaller windows as needed.

32

This Wireless Picture Light That Looks Like It Cost Way More Than It Does

This battery-operated picture light will add so much sophistication and elegance to your room, all for the budget price of $31. Good lighting can run hundreds and even thousands of dollars, which is why this beautiful fixture is a total steal and incredible find. Reviewers totally agree, which is why it has gained over 3,000 five-star reviews. The picture light is dimmable and has a timer, and also comes in a black and silver finish.

33

A Wood Polish & Conditioner Reviewers Say Brings Wood Furniture Back To Life

Give new life to old, faded and scratched wood furniture in your home with this polish and conditioner that uses beeswax and Carnauba wax to form a protective coat and restore shine. The product is made with conditioning oils that enhance the depth of wood grain and fight fading. Instead of throwing out that old dresser, save money and use this polish on it and watch it come back to life. Shoppers say a little bit of it goes a long way to make items look brand new again.

34

This Dispenser That Keeps Plastic Bags Neatly Contained

Every kitchen has that one cabinet that’s overflowing with plastic grocery bags, so why not open up some space by transferring them into this dispenser? The wide opening in the front makes it easy to grab a bag whenever you need one, while the brushed stainless steel exterior helps keep fingerprints to a minimum. You also have two options when mounting it: use double-sided adhesive, or screws — both come included.

35

An LED Light Bar For Remote-Controlled Under-Cabinet Lighting

Under-cabinet lighting is a great update that adds value and a modern look to your kitchen (or any other space you use it in) but instead of paying for expensive electrical work, stick this wireless light bar under your cabinets yourself and save tons of money. It comes with a remote control that works from up to 15-feet away and allows you to set a timer and control the brightness level.

36

These Kitchen Towels That Help Cut Down On Waste

Using paper towels on spills can be incredibly wasteful, so why not make the switch to these kitchen towels? They’re made from 100% cotton, making them ultra-absorbent when it comes to cleaning up mess. And unlike some towels, these ones won’t shrink after you wash them.

37

This Lazy Susan That Helps Maximize Cabinet Space

If you’re running out of cabinet space, consider using this lazy Susan to open some up. Two tiers give you tons of room for everything from spices to condiments, while a raised lip around the edge works to keep everything from falling off. Plus, the stainless steel frame is even resistant to rust.

38

A Window Film So You Can Enjoy Your Privacy Without Installing Frosted Windows

Install this removable privacy film on your windows that allows plenty of natural light to filter through but prevents your neighbors from seeing what you’re cooking for dinner. There’s no glue involved as it’s the static cling design that helps the film stick to the glass, so you never have to worry about any residue. Once removed, the film can be reused. It’s also a good way to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays and a way more economical option than installing frosted windows.

39

The Throw Blanket Made From Cozy Microfiber Sherpa

Available in seven sizes as well as 19 colors, you shouldn’t have any trouble finding this throw blanket in a style that suits your taste. It’s made from soft microfiber sherpa, with a faux sheepskin back for added comfort. And since it’s reversible, it’s almost like you’re getting two blankets for the price of one.

40

A Broom Holder That’s Surprisingly Versatile

From gardening tools to sports equipment, this broom holder is versatile enough to handle all of it. Rubber grips on the inside of each slot work to keep your handles from falling downwards, while hooks in between each give you tons of storage space for scrubbers, rags, and more. The best part? It even has a weight capacity of up to 35 pounds.

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These Cushy Pillow Inserts That Won’t Lose Their Shape

Unlike some throw pillow inserts, these ones are filled with soft down alternative that won’t lose its shape over time. The outside is made from microfiber, making them just as soft as they are breathable — and they even come in three sizes to fit all sorts of pillows.

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