27 Cheap (But Expensive-Looking) Apartment Accents on Amazon

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Home décor — for the price of a Sweetgreen salad.

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 metal napkin holders that are under $20.

Mini–planter dishes in ice-cream hues.

A better way to display some of your knickknacks and odds and ends.

A blue toilet-brush holder that doubles as an accent piece. See more bathroom accessories we love here.

When you don’t want to stash your stuff in plastic tubs.

A color-blocked milk jug that’s nice enough to include in an Instagram brunch post.

Your bananas have never looked better.

Much easier on the eyes than your typical perforated toothbrush holder, and you can collect them in different colors.

Consider offsetting the white marble with some colorful salts and spices.

A sleek, design-y watering can that’s too nice to hide in your garage.

For an extra-fancy hard-boiled egg.

Zhuzh up the couch with a fuzzy white pillow.

A sleek nickel number that’ll immediately gussy up the kitchen counter.

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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 $30, 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.

A space-age-y rounded soap dispenser with a concealed pump.

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These dish towels from Nawrap (a Japanese company founded in the 1930s that originally made mosquito nets) are infused with an anti-odor and anti-microbial charcoal called binchotan.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 wooden bathroom trash can that would make a good upgrade to a mesh wastebasket.

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.

It seems 1970s-era “splatterware” is having a bit of a moment; it also happens to be very affordable. This long vessel can be used to store your kitchen utensils and would make a nice pop of color on your countertop.

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 woodsy scene in the bathroom.

Just stick this vinyl decal onto a French press, and poof, it’s a penguin.

A soft, brushed metal dish to house your jewelry and trinkets.

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27 Cheap (But Expensive-Looking) Apartment Accents on Amazon