50 Inexpensive Things That Make Every Home Look 10x Better

These budget-friendly products will have exponential effects on your space.

Written by Alexandra Elizabeth and BDG Commerce
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When you’re looking to upgrade your home, it’s easy to get caught up in major overhauls with huge price tags, but it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, there are tons of simple additions and tiny tweaks you can make on the cheap that help your home look 10 times better. So whether you’re searching for decorative storage options, high-powered cleaning products, or home accents to cultivate ambience, there’s something here for you.


The Dishcloths That Look Great & Work Even Better

Kitchen cleaning essentials don’t have to sacrifice aesthetics — just check out these reusable Swedish dishcloths that practically double as artwork. They’re useful, too, working to scrub dishes and soak up spills (each one can replace up to 17 rolls of paper towels). Made from cotton and wood pulp, they’re 100% biodegradable — no wonder they’ve earned a 4.7-star overall rating on Amazon.


The Tinted Glass Dispensers That Dress Up Your Oil & Vinegar

Keep visual clutter to a minimum on your kitchen counter with these glass dispensers that are perfect for oil and vinegar. The set includes two bottles, a funnel for refilling, and four stainless steel spouts: two flip-top spouts for pouring and two with dust caps to keep contents free of crumbs and other debris. You can also get creative with these — you might even want to use one to replace your dish soap bottle.


An Embroidered Throw Pillow That Adds Texture To Your Couch

This throw pillow cover is an instant way to transform your sofa — and the oversized print and embroidered texture makes it look way more expensive than it is. The monstera leaf design is perfect if you’re looking to channel Palm Springs vibes, but the brand also offers options that’ll delight any grandmillennial enthusiast. Made from cotton canvas, the durable covers are machine washable for easy upkeep.

  • Available styles: 18


The Shower Shelves That Give Off 5-Star Hotel Vibes

Storage solutions that make you feel fancy? These shower shelves check the box — and they’ve earned a near-perfect 4.8-star overall rating from reviewers. Available in finishes like matte black, gold, and polished silver, this stainless steel set manages to make even your economy-size shampoo seem luxe. They mount with adhesive and can support up to 20 pounds. You’ll even find hooks for holding your razor and loofah.


A 4-Pack Of Detail Brushes That Clean Tight Spaces

Whether we’re talking grout, the nooks and crannies of sink fixtures, or window tracks, some spaces are nearly impossible to clean. This detail brush set comes with four tools to tackle all those teeny tiny tasks. You’ll get a stiff-bristle brush, an edge and grout brush, a scraping tool, and even a mini dustpan for sweeping away everything that gets loosened up. One reviewer raved, “These are great for deep cleaning and corner spaces [...] Definitely recommend!”


The Stainless Steel Cleaning Kit That Reviewers Are Obsessed With

When it’s bright and shiny, nothing looks better than stainless steel — but smudges happen all too easily. This fan-favorite stainless steel cleaning kit boasts a pH-neutral formula that removes fingerprints, streaks, and haze — and it leaves behind a protective layer that prevents further marring. Compatible with both black and silver stainless steel surfaces, the kit includes a spray, microfiber cloth, and wipes for quick cleanups.


These Budget-Friendly Sheets That Reviewers Say Are “So Soft”

A good set of bed sheets at a reasonable price is hard to find — but this bundle fits the bill, and has earned more than 100,000 perfect five-star ratings. The silky soft microfiber material is super lightweight, but tightly woven for durability. One reviewer wrote, “These are the softest sheets ever,” and another: “These bed sheets are just perfection.”

  • Available sizes: Twin — California King
  • Available colors: 9


The Eco-Friendly Duvet Cover That’s All About Relaxed Luxury

When it comes to this duvet cover, it’s all about subtle style. Offered in muted shades like lotus pink, honey ginger, and mineral blue, it’s pre-washed for a broken-in look, making it a great option for a natural aesthetic. (Plus, that pre-washing results in an ultra-soft feel, too.) For peace of mind, it’s Climate Pledge-certified and also meets OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 to be free of potentially harmful chemicals.

  • Available sizes: Twin/Twin XL — Oversized King
  • Available colors: 27


This Rainfall Showerhead That Comes In Gorgeous Metal Tones

Not only does this rainfall showerhead feel amazing — it also comes in upscale finishes like matte black and oil-rubbed bronze to give your bathroom a spa-grade aesthetic. The wide 6-inch showerhead is outfitted with 90 silicone jets, all of which are clog-resistant to prevent hard water buildup. It attaches to most shower arms — no tools necessary.

  • Available finishes: 6


These Eraser Sponges That Are Pretty Much Cleaning Miracles

These universal eraser sponges are just that — universal. They can be used to remove wall scuffs, stovetop grime, and even the coffee stains on the insides of your mugs. All you have to do? Wet them and scrub. They’re extra thick, which means they won’t start to fall apart just as your cleaning game is getting revved up.


The Under-Bed Storage Bags That Free Up Closet Space

Your home might be neat as a pin — until you open the closets and get stressed at the mini avalanche that greets you. These under-bed storage bags free up space by sliding neatly under any frame, thanks to the low-profile design. Ideal for out-of-season clothes as well as spare blankets and towels (or anything else you want to throw in there), each bag features a clear top for easy viewing and a handle, so you can quickly pull it out.


This Fabric Shower Curtain That Makes Your Bathroom Feel So Much Nicer

Using a plastic shower curtain? Trade it in for this fabric version with a classic linen texture. This shower curtain has a high-density weave that gives it plenty of heft, lending a more finished look and feel to your space. It comes in colors like blush, khaki, and sage, and is finished with metal grommets in a matching color for a streamlined appearance.

  • Available sizes: 15
  • Available colors: 18


A Sink Caddy That Neatly Corrals Your Dishwashing Essentials

If your sponge, scrub brush, and dish soap are scattered haphazardly around your counter, you might be pleasantly surprised by just how far a sink caddy can go in reducing the visual clutter. This one is made from waterproof and rust-resistant stainless steel, and comes with a drain pan that catches runoff water. Opt for finishes like sleek silver or bronze, or make a statement with colors like pink and lake blue.

  • Available colors: 7


The Bins That Add Next Level Organization To Your Fridge

With these bins, you can open up the door to the fridge and be greeted by zen levels of organization. The six containers let you organize items by type — say, condiments, snacks, and beverages — so finding the exact thing you’re looking for becomes a cinch, too. (So much better than rifling through everything.) They’re BPA free and can also be used to bring order to your pantry.


An All-Purpose Cleaning Paste That Works On Just About Everything

Good things come in cheap packages — like this cleaning paste that costs less than the price of a latte. It can replace a myriad of sprays and scrubs in your cleaning arsenal, since it tackles everything from stoves to sinks to countertops to car wheels to pans to — well, you get the picture. Just apply it with a sponge, rub gently, and rinse. “Amazingly useful,” one reviewer pointed out.


The Minimalist Floating Shelves You Can Use Anywhere In The House

These floating shelves can be used in the bathroom for toiletries and spare toilet paper rolls, in the kitchen for spices and condiments, or in the living room to dispaly picture frames and succulents. However you choose to use them, the clean, modern lines offer storage in the most elegant way. They support up to 20 pounds and come in a dozen two-tone styles.

  • Available styles: 12


This 2-Pack Of Night Lights With A Modern, Square Design

Illuminate dark bathrooms and hallways with this two-pack of night lights that boast a unique square construction that looks straight out of Architectural Digest. They’re dimmable, so you can customize the brightness level, and the dusk-to-dawn sensors turn them on and off automatically, so you don’t have to hassle with switches. For convenience, they’re designed to leave the bottom socket open.


A Bed Skirt That Makes Your Space Feel So Much More Complete

If you feel like your bedroom is missing something — but you can’t put your finger on what it is — it might be a bed skirt. Not only does a bed skirt add some cohesion, but it conceals anything you’ve stored under the frame (hello, gift-wrapping supplies). This one has a 14-inch drop and box pleats for a tasteful, understated look that’s not at all flouncy.

  • Available sizes: Twin — California King
  • Available colors: 12


The Simple Bath Mat That Doesn’t Draw Attention To Itself

A chic, understated option to fluffy, carpet-like rugs, this bath mat lets other design elements do the talking. The surface of the nonslip mat feels like faux suede, and it absorbs water well, then dries quickly. It comes in sizes as short as 27.6 inches — ideal for bathrooms that are tight on space — but you can opt for dimensions up to 70 inches if you want something that’s just as long as your tub.

  • Available sizes: 7
  • Available colors: 9


These Linen Curtains That Add Privacy Without Blocking Sunlight

Don’t underestimate the power of natural light to bring vibrancy to your space; to get a bit of privacy at the same time, try sheer linen curtains that allow filtered sunlight in. This set is highly rated by reviewers, and comes in soothing shades like dove gray and sea mist. The metal grommets at the top make them easy to slide across the rod — perfect when you want to throw them open because you’re in the mood for full light.

  • Available sizes: 9
  • Available colors: 18


The Sand-Glazed Vase That Makes A Subtle Statement Anywhere You Put It

Whether you fill it with dried grass stems, sunflowers, or a single lily, this ceramic vase is a gorgeous, subtle accent. The sand-glazed finish gives it a naturally weathered look, and the waterproof design means you don’t have to exercise care when refilling it. Choose from black and beige color options, as well as a style that resembles a vintage milk jug.

  • Available styles: 3


A Faux Eucalyptus Bundle That Brings A Fresh Look To Your Space

Looking to add some greenery but ready to go beyond the standard succulent and fiddle leaf fig? This faux eucalyptus bouquet is a great place to start. The bluish tones are a nice alternative to brighter greens, and the smaller size means you can arrange it in a vase and display it on a dining room table or end table. Arrange it on its own, or add a little color with faux flowers.


The Mineral Oil That Restores Butcher Blocks & Wood Cutting Boards

Keeping butcher block countertops and wooden cutting boards in good condition can go a long way when it comes to kitchen aesthetics. This mineral oil is an easy way to go about it. One hundred percent food grade, it prevents cracking and drying while restoring a beautiful sheen. It’s colorless, odorless, and tasteless (so it won’t interfere with food prep) and all it requires is a simple application and four hours to soak in.


These Fridge Shelf Liners That Keep Stuck-On Spills At Bay

Spills and drips can be so hard to scrub off refrigerator shelves once they set in, so they have a tendency to just... live there. These shelf liners act as a flexible barrier, and they’re easy to wipe clean with just a damp cloth, so you can keep those shelves looking pristine. The set includes eight liners that can be trimmed to size.

  • Available colors: 5


An Elegant Toothbrush Holder That Looks & Feels Like Marble

The most basic, functional products can be beautiful — like this toothbrush holder with a marble-like finish. A simple addition to your bathroom counter, it has two compartments to keep toothbrushes, a razor, or makeup brushes upright. The heavyweight construction means it feels just like the real thing, but it’s waterproof — so it won’t stain like actual marble.


This Natural Jute Rug That Adds A Pop Of Texture To Any Room

Bold patterns are great but this natural fiber rug proves that sometimes texture can be just as eye catching in a perfectly subtle way. Made from jute, this rug features a thick, woven look and is available in several dimensions. The half-inch-pile height is the perfect middle ground so that it feels substantial underfoot without being too bulky.

  • Available dimensions: 40+
  • Available colors: 9


The Storage Basket That Makes Clutter Look Stylish

If you can’t magically make clutter disappear, camouflage it in this storage basket. Made with a woven cotton rope, this basket features two handles for easy maneuvering and can hold up to 75 pounds. Better yet, this basket is machine washable for easy cleaning.

  • Available colors: 3


A Compact Bottle Of Fast-Acting Stain Remover

Your home can look so much better simply by caring for your possessions and surfaces with this stain remover spray. Not only does it work quickly, it’s simple to use: Just apply it, blot it, and rinse it away to reveal fresh looking clothes or upholstery. It works on food, dirt, and even grease stains, and is formulated without any dyes or parabens.


This Handy Broom Holder That Organizes Your Cleaning Tools

Take an overstuffed closet and turn it into streamlined storage with this broom holder. This wall-mounted holder comes with all the hardware you need for installation and has spring-loaded slots for five larger tools and six hooks for hanging smaller items. It can support up to 35 pounds of weight, too.

  • Available colors: 4


These Storage Cubes That Fold Flat When You Don’t Need Them

Bulky storage can be cumbersome, but these storage cubes fold completely flat when not in use so you can have storage when you need it without taking up a ton of extra space. This set comes with six matching cubes all fitted with two handles each. Score them in several neutral and bold hues.

  • Available colors: 10


The Clever Stick-On Organizers To Wrangle Cords

Neaten up your kitchen with this set of cord organizers. Made from flexible silicone, the organizers stick to the base of your appliances with 3M adhesive so that you can wind long cables and secure them through the niche on top. They can safely be used on wood, glass, ceramic, and more.

  • Available colors: 3


The Chic Countertop Organizer That Doubles As Decor

Store your skin-care products and makeup — and look good doing it — with this countertop organizer. It features two tiers of fluted shelves affixed to an arched metal frame which gives it a stylish art deco feel. Plus, the shelves can easily be removed and cleaned with soap and water when they need to be freshened up.

  • Available colors: 4


This Expandable Drawer Organizer That Keeps Things Tidy

Neatening up your kitchen drawers can make your space look so much better, and this expandable organizer can do the trick. Made from eco-friendly bamboo, this tray expands from six to eight slots by pulling out the tabs on the side. Plus, there’s no installation required. Simply place the tray in your drawer and you’re good to go.


The Matching Utensil Set That Gives A Coordinated Look

Matching accessories can tie a whole room together, and this utensil set is an excellent choice for a coordinated kitchen. This durable bamboo tool set comes with regular and slotted spoons, tongs, and more, plus a cylindrical holder to store them all in. Simply scrub them with soap and water to clean.


A Bartending Kit That Comes With Its Own Storage

Snag this bartender kit for everything you need to make a delicious cocktail right at home. It comes with sleek stainless steel tools including a Hawthorne strainer, an 18-ounce shaker, a double-sided jigger, and more. Better yet, all the tools come handsomely displayed in wooden stand. Use the accompanying cocktail cards for plenty of recipe inspo.

  • Available colors: 3


These Scented Candles With A Cool Ombre Effect

These scented taper candles are the intersection where ambience and decor meet. Each order comes with four candles in a gradient color scheme so they look as charming as they smell. The high-quality cotton wicks help to ensure a smokeless burn that can last up to 45 hours. Grab them in scents like cedar, rose, lavender, and more.

  • Available colors: 19


A Simple Rack To Keep Canned Goods Neat & At The Ready

This can organizer has tons of practical uses, from sorting dry goods in the kitchen to office supplies at your workstation. Made from metal and plastic with a sleek chrome finish, this organizer features slanted shelves and comes with six dividers that you can move around to accommodate items of different sizes. You can also stack multiple organizers on top of each other for even more storage.

  • Available colors: 4


The Modern-Looking Adhesive Hooks That Are Super Practical

These stainless steel hooks are a great way to create more storage opportunities while adding a bold metallic accent to your home. The hooks feature a brushed metal finish and come with 3M adhesive that can be used on a variety of surfaces. They’re rust- and corrosion-resistant, too, making them a great option for the shower.

  • Available colors: 2


A Utensil Holder With Lots Of Practical Features

This utensil holder is the perfect mix of stylish and practical. It boasts a weighted base that helps prevent it from tipping, plus a lazy Susan-like design that rotates 360 degrees for easy access. Inside, there sits a removable divider that creates three compartments of different sizes for extra organization.

  • Available colors: 5


This Petite Trash Can That Looks Way More Expensive Than It Is

If you’ve got Champagne tastes and a lemonade budget you’re sure to love this metal trash can that comes in elegant finishes like wood, faux marble, and brushed silver. It holds a generous 2.4 gallons despite its compact size and its unique square shape ensures it can fit in narrow spaces.

  • Available colors: 18


A Wood Conditioner To Easily Polish Up Your Furniture

Help breathe new life into old furniture by using this wood polish and conditioner. It can be used on both finished and unfinished wood to keep surfaces looking lustrous while also providing a protective layer of wax. It’s well-liked by reviewers, too, over 3,500 of whom have weighed in to give it an impressive 4.7-star overall rating.


This Double-Sided Doormat That Greets Your Guests For You

Let your entryway accessories do the talking with this doormat that comes in a handful of styles. Made from natural coconut coir, this mat’s texture is ideal for trapping debris so you can keep the dirt outside and your home clean on the inside. It boasts a nonslip backing so it will stay in place and can be easily cleaned with a quick vacuuming.

  • Available sizes: 2
  • Available styles: 8


These Decorative Dish Towels That Spice Up Your Kitchen Decor

Snag these dish towels, which come three to a set, for a cleaning aid with tons of character. They feature charming, whimsical prints to add a splash of color to your kitchen. And since they’re made from cotton and linen, they’re very absorbent and easy to clean. There’s even a holiday pattern set available if you like to switch things up with the seasons.

  • Available colors: 15


A Pair Of Matching Storage Bins That Fade Into The Background

This set of plastic storage bins is great for use in a variety of spaces, since its transparent design means into will blend into nearly any decor scheme. The BPA-free plastic construction means it won’t shatter, and the built-in handles make them easy to move around. Use them in closets for extra accessory storage or in the kitchen for dry goods.


These Food Containers That Help Keep Staples Fresh

Get the organized kitchen of your dreams and ensure food lasts longer with these food storage containers. The set comes with four 37-ounce containers, each with an airtight lid which helps seal in freshness. You’ll even chalkboard labels and a white marker included so you can easily identify your dry goods.


A Clever Duster That Lets You Clean High-Up Places

Clean those out-of-reach spots with this smart ceiling fan duster. It features a unique, hollow shape that allows it to wrap around fan blades to clean both the top and bottom at once. It also comes with an extra-long handle that be adjusted up to 47 inches long. Use it to reach the corners of your ceiling and tops of bookshelves, too.


This Glowy Solar-Powered Address Sign To Brighen Up Your Home’s Exterior

Ensure your house is clearly marked even at night with this address sign stake. Simply drive the stake into the ground and let the solar panel charge up to power the LED bulbs, illuminating your street numbers. It comes with four sets of numbers 0 through 9, so you can arrange them to fit your needs.


The Lights That Turn Any Mirror Into A Full-Fledged Vanity

It’s never been easier to upgrade your bathroom thanks to these vanity lights. The 14 lights stick directly onto any mirror thanks to the adhesive backing, and are powered by a USB cable. Choose from 10 different brightness settings and even color-changing modes.


These Self-Closing Toothpaste Caps That Minimize Mess

Quit fussing with caps and get these self-closing toothpaste caps that don’t need to be removed to dispense the product. They slip over most tubes and help to both prevent messy drips that get all over the counter, as well as dole out pre-measured amounts to prevent waste.


A Set Of Mounted Pot Lid Organizers That Reduce Cabinet Clutter

Make the most of cabinet space by using these pot lid organizers that help neaten up bulky pot lid clutter. By storing them in these wall-mounted grips, you can ensure they’re easily on hand and prevent scratching and shattering. The organizers install via adhesive backing, so you don’t need to worry about any messy drilling, either.