If You Struggle With Decorating, These 17 Products Will Make Your Home Look So Stylish Without A Lot Of Effort
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Decorating doesn't have to be complicated, I promise.
Promising review: "I'm in love. These Edison bulbs are a phenomenal addition to just about any room in the home. I bought these bulbs for my bedside table lamps. They're a perfect addition to my Steampunk industrial themed bedroom. Definitely recommend these Edison bulbs. Side note: my bedside table lamps are touch lamps with three dimming levels. The bulbs work on all three dimming levels." —Zachary
Get a pack of four from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in five colors and various multipacks).
The tiles are water-resistant and washable. To apply, just peel the backing and stick to a clean floor. You don't need any special tools or even grout.
Promising review: "I've only had these on my bathroom floor for a month or so, but they seem like they'll hold up. They were a bit of a pain in the ass to cut, but I didn't have the best tools or patience. The price is bananas for how good these look! They really transformed the room for cheap." —Picky Bargain Mom
Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $16.99.
The film is made from vinyl/PVC film and is water-resistant. To apply, you cut the film to the size you need, remove the backing paper, put it on any dry and flat surface using a D-C-Fix smoother, and it will look as good as new.
Promising review: "Wow!!! I can't believe how much this brightened up our bathroom!! The paper is very thick and seems very durable!! It looks beautiful! It is mostly easy to install. Just takes some patience. I watched videos on how other people did it first before attempting it myself which I think really helped!! Using a blow dryer to smooth it on helps prevent bubbles from getting caught underneath the paper. This cheap update made such a difference!!!"—Anna F.
Get it from Amazon for $19.11+ (available in to sizes and eight designs).
Animalist Art is a Swedish small business that aims to celebrate your pet and how much better they make your life through beautiful modern art. They also offer free express shipping worldwide!
Get it from Animalist Art for $71+ (available in over 150 dog or cat breeds, three sizes, three art forms, and six colors).
Promising review: "I used it in my kitchen to write messages to my roommates, and it is so useful. It also looks great on its own, so I love that! Was super easy to paint and dried evenly for me; would definitely recommend." —Ye
Get one quart from Amazon for $21.73+ (available in four colors and as an aerosol or in a can).
PaPappa is a small biz that sells home decor and furniture.
Promising review: "Everyone that has visited my new flat has commented on how lovely this is." —Claire Mackenzie
Get it from PaPappa on Etsy for $158.55+ (available in four different branch options and five hanging material options).
BTW, if you're a renter, these are removable!
Bleucoin is a small business that sells peel and stick decals for walls and floors.
Promising review: "I LOVE these stair riser decals. They were super easy to use, they’re a nice thick vinyl so they’re not flimsy. It was shipped and delivered very quickly and the quality is great. I was able to put them on myself in less than an hour. I’d definitely recommend!" —Jennifer Dwyer
Get one strip from Bleucoin on Etsy for $9.49+ (available in over 100 designs/colors here, 12 heights, and in either a glossy or matte finish).
Promising review: "Really love these. They were inexpensive, but look top notch. We used them in both our bathrooms. Can be used either direction for a sharp look." —Kelsey F
Get a set of five from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in five finishes and various multi-packs).
Promising review: "This is perfect for upgrade on a budget. These 'tiles' have given my dull kitchen new life and withstood extreme cold and humidity (electrical issues) with no problem. I receive compliments all the time!" —Deidre Dennis
Get a set of six from Amazon for $30.98 (available in three colors).
To make the application easier, use a transfer tool.
Maika Daughters is a woman-owned small business that sells DIY home decor products like furniture paint, furniture transfers, decoupage papers, silicone molds, stamps and stencil templates.
Promising review: "These really jazzed up my cheap, crappy nightstand!!!" —palomageorge1
Get three sheets from Maika Daughters on Etsy for $15.99+ (also available in bundles with tools).
FYI: This blocks 98% of UV rays and glare. It can be used on any smooth and clean surface. And it's easy to apply. All you have to do is remove the backing, spray soapy water on the window you're applying it to, press the film on, and use a squeegee to remove any excess water.
Promising review: "I was looking for something to provide privacy to our front door sidelights, without blocking the natural light. This looks great! It’s subtle and classy looking. It was very easy to apply as long as you get your measurements correct. I had to do six small windows, so after I made sure the first one would fit, I used that as my template for the remaining windows. The film goes on just like a window cling. So easy!" —SarahHK
Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in 14 sizes and three colors).
The spines of the books books are attached but have with all the pages and covers cut out of them, except the two covers on the very ends. You can choose the color scheme you want and how many inches long you need it to be. And you don't have to worry about your router overheating because the top of the box is open.
Covo Goods is a Utah-based small business.
Promising review: "Wonderful!! We spent the past month remodeling our living room, but we didn't account for how AWFUL the cable boxes and modem were going to look on our beautiful new shelves. Saw this, and had to have it! Covogoods not only communicated quickly with me, but were EXTREMELY accommodating in my requests. Turned out exactly how I envisioned it, and dimensions were spot on! No more ugly cable boxes and wires!" —Lindsey Martinez
Get one from Covo Goods on Etsy for $12+ (available in various colors and lengths).
Promising review: "AMAZING!!!!! I use it to get ready every morning!! So cute, also very easy to clean. Hasn’t cracked no matter how rough I am with it. It’s very light-weight and a great gift for yourself or anyone. Definitely worth the price $$!!!" —M. Gonzalez
Get it on Amazon for $9.90.
Promising review: "Such a beautiful shower curtain!! It works perfectly for my bathroom, and is super vibrant!" —Allie Daniel
Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in three designs and four sizes).
Promising review: "These were way more impressive than I thought they would be! They are the perfect little piece to add to my open cabinets in the entryway of my home! The quality is outstanding, and the plants are genuinely so beautiful and full! I cannot wait to purchase more of these!!!! BUY THEM!!!!! So worth the price which is honestly AMAZING!!!! 🤩🤩🤩🤩" —Alex Harris
Get six from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in three colors).
Promising review: "I’m so happy that I found this shelf while I was looking for ideas to decorate my bedroom. It was so easy to put together and looks amazing on my walls. I bought four greenery plants that I had no idea they came in small pots; my original idea was to hang them from my wall. So, I needed a new idea for them. I added two to my entertainment center and two to this shelf, and it added so much to it, and now, I’m obsessed! I love it!" —C. Whitaker
Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in eight finishes).
FYI: These are pillowcases; you'll need pillow inserts if you don't already have them.
Promising review: "These are lovely corduroy pillowcases! They look great on either end of our loveseat. I would highly recommend these to anyone looking for a casual, cozy look!" —Lucy Beliveau
Get two from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in nine sizes and 25 colors).
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