Turns out you don’t need to schlep to Ikea to find cheap bowls and dish towels. Amazon is actually full of handsome and well-priced home décor —you just have to do a little digging. Which is what we did so you don’t have to. Below, the fuzzy pillows and copper paper-towel holders that are under $20.
Zhuzh up the couch with a fuzzy white pillow.
A sleek copper number that’ll immediately gussy up the kitchen counter.
Plop this on a bathtub ledge, and your soap setup will be a whole lot less grubby. Will look particularly nice with this Wary Meyers bar.
A set of graphic wood coasters that would also make a very nice housewarming gift.
Okay, this is $32, but it’s such a great little side table that we had to stick it on here. Place a lamp on it, your Amy’s tortellini bowl, or a Roku remote.
Your apples will thank you.
Update: This fruit bowl has sold out! Here’s a similarly sleek one, from Yamazaki Home.
A nice-looking way to deal with the night sweats.
These dish towels from Nawrap (a Japanese company founded in the 1930s that originally made mosquito nets) are infused with an anti-odor and anti-microbial charcoal called binchotan.
A perfect bathroom trash can available in a rainbow of pleasing Pantone-y shades.
Show off your Stumptown (and keep your beans fresh).
Great for holding things that don’t have an obvious home, like a remote control, a pair of scissors, even an air plant. Could work inside a closet or on a foyer wall.
These colorful and dishwasher-safe Japanese servers stand upright so you won’t get tomato sauce all over the kitchen.
1970s-era “splatterware” is having a bit of a moment; it also happens to be very affordable. This bowl can be used to hold fruit and veggies or to serve salad or pasta.
For the black thumbs out there: A bunch of these unkillable dried buds will brighten up any room (and will look particularly great in a milk-glass vase.)
For a little yacht club in the bathroom.
Just stick this vinyl decal onto a French press, and poof, it’s a penguin.
An all-glass, velvet-lined trinket holder.
Update: This has sold out! But it’s still available in a more oblong shape.
Posters by Milton Glaser, the co-founder of New York Magazine and a legendary graphic designer, tend to be pricey. Here’s a hack: Get a used copy of this out-of-print tome, cut out some of these beautiful posters, and voilà.
Update: This book’s price went up since we first wrote about it.
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