Cheap, clever things that make your home look 10x better than it usually does

Like a makeover for your living space.

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Discolored grout. Sagging sofa cushions. If it seems that eyesores like these would take considerable effort and a big budget to address, well, guess what — you’re wrong. (Sorry!) In fact, there are plenty of cheap home upgrades that elevate your space, and they don’t require a thick wallet or the know-how of an experienced DIYer. These are the products you need if you want to seriously level up your home.


The adhesive corners that keep area rugs tacked down

Backed with super-strong adhesive, these rug grippers are designed to keep the corners of your area rugs from doing that annoying thing where they curl up. The adhesive attaches to the rug, not the floor, so you can use them even on your delicate hardwoods. And since they’re waterproof, you can use them either indoors or out.


The hard water stain remover that leaves your fixtures sparkling

This hard water stain remover is a professional-strength formulation that does away with limescale, phosphorous, calcium, iron, and soap scum — and it’s so much more effective than trying to use a scrub brush and some elbow grease. Ideal for your tub, shower door, and fixtures, it has a paste-like consistency that makes it easy to apply and use.


A polish & conditioner that restores wood surfaces

Keep your wood furniture, cabinets, and trim looking like new with this wood polish and conditioner. Made with a blend of carnauba wax, beeswax, and orange oil, this formula adds hydration to prevent cracking over time. Highly rated, it also brings out the natural grain of your wood, leaving behind a sheen that makes any piece look like it’s just been restored.


The power scrubber that cleans small surfaces

Get the tile and grout in your bathroom sparkling clean with this power scrubber that features a rotating head that spins 60 times per second. Also ideal for fixtures and even grill grates, it’s battery-operated, cordless, and waterproof for ease of use in wet areas like the shower or in sinks.


These wireless accent lights you can install anywhere

It used to be time-consuming and expensive to install indoor accent lighting, requiring lots of costly wiring. Now, with these battery-operated touch lights, you can illuminate dark areas without a lot of money or effort. The lights can be installed with either adhesive or the included screws — use them to light up your kitchen counter, bookshelves, closets, and more. They’re easy to control, too — all you have to do is press them and they turn on.


A kit that makes it easy to clean your glass stovetop

Glass stovetops look great when they’re clean but they show dirt like crazy and can be very challenging to scrub. This cleaning kit makes it quick and easy to remove stains and polish your glass cooktop. The kit includes a non-abrasive cleaning solution, plus a scraper, three sponges, and a tool that gives lots of scrubbing leverage.


The versatile cleaning paste that can handle any task

The Pink Stuff is a versatile cleaning paste that can make just about any surface clean as a whistle; use it on your stove, sink, kitchen floors, oven, bathtub, glass shower door, and even wood cabinets. Just apply, rub in with a sponge, and wipe or rinse clean. Rely on this little tub, and you can ditch your big (and expensive) collection of cleaning supplies.


This narrow cleaning brush that reaches into tight areas

When it comes to housecleaning, this gap-cleaning brush makes it easy to tackle the details. The narrow profile reaches into tight spaces — think: window tracks, air vents, stovetops, and other little corners that have been collecting dust and grime. The ergonomically designed handle is well out of the way of the bristles, giving you plenty of clearance to clean spots where your hands could never fit.


These ceramic toothbrush holders that are modern & minimalist

Designed to hold your toothbrushes in a freestanding, upright position, these ceramic toothbrush holders could almost pass for small pieces of modern art. Available in neutrals as well as fun colors, they take up minimal space, so you can even use them on a pedestal sink. Besides toothbrushes, use them to hold razors, or — on your desk — pens and pencils.

  • Available colors: 7


The microfiber duster that stretches to reach high places

With a handle that extends from 10 inches all the way out to 29 inches, this duster is perfect for cleaning areas you couldn’t otherwise reach (unless you’re willing to haul out the ladder). The duster head is packed with microfiber loops that pick up dust and grime and trap it until you shake it off over the trash. Great for both wet and dry cleaning, it comes with a backup head, and both are machine-washable for easy cleaning.

  • Available colors: 5


These sheer curtains that dress up your windows

Crafted from a flax linen blend, these sheer curtains add tailored texture to any room, and can make your windows seem much more finished — even if you already have blinds. They come in soft shades, and the semi-sheer design allows light to filter through. The curtains stay wrinkle-free, even through a cleaning in your home washer and dryer.

  • Available sizes: 14
  • Available colors: 24


This set of kitchen knives in electric colors

With everything from a 3.5-inch paring knife to an 8-inch chef’s knife (and many more) this set is poised to make you feel like a maestro in the kitchen. Each knife features an ergonomic handle and ultra-sharp, rust-resistant, nonstick stainless steel. The icing on the cake is they’re dishwasher safe.

  • Available colors: 6


These shower caddies that reduce clutter

Designed to make the most of your space — even in small showers — these corner caddies attach to your shower wall with adhesive-backed strips. The caddies are made from stainless steel, so they won’t rust, and each can hold up to 15 pounds — that means they’ll accommodate all your shampoo, conditioner, and body wash bottles. The included hooks are a helpful bonus for loofahs and razors.

  • Available colors: 6


This rotating holder for all your cookng utensils

Made from stainless steel with a fingerprint-resistant matte finish, this utensil holder is ultra-durable and looks great on your countertop. It has a weighted base to keep it firmly in place, and rotates 360 degrees, so you can quickly and easily reach what you need with just one hand. Use the included dividers to organize your utensils by type.

  • Available colors: 6


The cosmetics organizer that wrangles all your makeup

Made from clear acrylic, this cosmetics organizer is ideal for holding all your makeup supplies. It’s designed with compartments what are wide enough to accommodate compacts and eyeshadow palettes, as well as narrow compartments that hold tubes, pencils, and makeup brushes upright. This is an easy way to declutter any packed drawers, and makes everything clearly visible.


This stylish pillow with a knot design

Covered in soft, plush fabric, this knot pillow adds such a fun design element to your couch or bed. It comes in low-key colors like blush, sage, and gray, as well as pop art shades like sunshine yellow and red. It’s machine-washable and dryer-safe for easy care.

  • Available sizes: 3
  • Available colors: 13


This toilet paper stand with a sleek design

Made from rust-resistant metal, this toilet paper organizer keeps up to three extra rolls conveniently at hand for you and your guests. Available in finishes like bronze, gold, and white, it’s slim enough to squeeze between the toilet and the wall. This good-looking storage unit also has feet that keep it up and off the floor so that random water doesn’t come into contact with the paper.

  • Available finishes: 8


This sponge holder that declutters your sink area

Don’t leave your sponge in the bottom of the sink where it can get moldy and mildewy — get this sponge holder that elevates it for faster drying. Just as good, since the embossed ceramic holder gives your sponge a dedicated home, it helps clean up the area around your sink for a much more elegant look.

  • Available designs: 2


The minimalist soap dispenser with a sponge rack

A unique yet functional addition to the kitchen or bathroom, this soap dispenser levels up the typical fare with its durable resin (not plastic) construction, marble look, and handy sponge holder. It also has little silicone feet on the bottom to protect your countertop and keep it in place. There are also models that can hold dish brushes or toothbrushes.

  • Available styles: 2
  • Available colors: 3


These “magic” sponges that tackle hard-to-clean messes

These extra-thick magic cleaning pads are ideal for removing difficult stains and messes all over the house, whether you’re dealing with grease on your kitchen stove or scuffs on your living room walls. The secret “ingredient” is melamine, which lifts grimes and stains like magic, without being harsh on surfaces. Each pack comes with 20 sponges, so you can go on a cleaning spree around the house.


The grow bags with over 44,000 5-star ratings

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting to work that green thumb, these highly rated grow bags are a plant’s best friend. Allowing for greater air circulation than typical pots, they’re also portable so you can easily move your greenery as needed by season.

  • Available color: 2


These Edison bulbs that give off a warm vintage glow

With their exposed filaments and classic shape, these Edison bulbs add a designer-grade element to any room you put them in. Available in a cool and warm white options, the LED bulbs manage to be energy-saving as well. They’re ideal for exposed light fixtures, including pendant lights and sconces.

  • Available styles: cool white, warm white, and daylight
  • Available wattages: 5


The hand-poured candles that add ambience every night of the week

Candles add so much ambience, whether you’re hosting guests for a nice evening or simply having takeout at the kitchen table. These pillar candles are hand-poured, long-burning, and unscented, so they work for a variety of occasions. The set includes three candles in different sizes — group them together or scatter them around the room.

  • Available sizes: 2
  • Available colors: 12


These storage canisters that neaten up your pantry or kitchen counter

Doing away with store packaging — and opting for upgraded storage solutions — is an easy way to make your pantry look more streamlined. Made from shatterproof glass, these storage canisters are crystal clear so you can see your stock levels as you use up your staples. They’re topped with airtight stainless steel lids that keep pasta, rice, and snacks as fresh as the day you took them out of the bag.


An easy-to-use mop & bucket combo that will save your back

Nothing will make your home look better than floors that sparkle, but mopping can be hard work that’s hard on your back. With this mop and bucket set, though, you’ll be dancing as you clean your floors. The mop features thirsty microfiber threads and an angular head that reaches into corners for thorough cleaning. Then, the bucket features a foot pedal on the side that wrings your mop after you soak it — there’s no stooping whatsoever.


A handy wall mount for your iPad home hub

If you’ve already stepped into the future and control your home via an iPad, this handy wall mount helps take the whole business up a notch. Compatible with iPad sizes from a mini all the way up to Pro, it includes all you need for easy installation. Scratch-proof silicone on both sides keeps your tech safe, and there’s even a space to hide the charging cable.

  • Available colors: 3


The under-bed storage bags that keep bulky items out of sight

Keep out-of-season clothing, blankets, and linens out of sight using these clever under-bed storage bags. Made from breathable fabric with built-in handles, the bags help your stuff stay pristine and are easy to remove from under the bed as needed. Thanks to the clear zippered top, you can easily see what’s stored inside.


This reversible acacia board with a side for prep and a side for serving

Made from beautiful acacia wood, this large cutting board looks elegant enough to leave out on your countertop between uses. And the reversible design offers so much versatility — one side has a drip groove, making it perfect for prepping messier items like meats or fruit, while the flat side is ideal to use as a simple cutting board for dryer items, or for serving.


A litter trapper mat that keeps your floors crunch-free

Nothing can downgrade the look of your floors like random flakes of cat litter here and there. Keep the litter contained with this clever litter trapper mat. The two-layer mat has a perforated top surface — litter will fall through as your cat steps across it, and the bottom layer will trap it until you’re ready to shake it back into the box.

  • Available sizes: 3
  • Available colors: 2


A cleaning kit that keeps stainless steel gleaming

Stainless steel appliances aren’t magnetic — unless you count the fact that they seem to attract fingerprints like magnets. This cleaner kit keeps your stainless steel appliances and surfaces shiny and free of dirt, oil, smudges, and those aforementioned fingerprints. The kit includes a cleaning spray and a microfiber cloth for application and buffing, as well as a can of wipes for quick cleanups.


These kitchen towels with classic bistro style

Boasting a traditional French bistro design, these kitchen towels have timeless, understated appeal. Made from 100% cotton, they’re super absorbent, so they’re perfect for drying dishes and drying hands. In fact, you’ll also love them as oversized napkins for casual dinners.

  • Available colors: 6


This leveled-up oil & vinegar dispenser

Making frequently used kitchen ingredients into gorgeous decor, this oil and vinegar dispenser is as striking as it is practical. Made of durable borosilicate glass with sturdy cork stoppers, the interior chamber creates a floating piece of art — choose from grapes or bubbles.

  • Available styles: 4


A handy utensil rest that helps keep counters clean

Rather than popping down a paper towel (or nothing) under the cooking tools and eternally cleaning up after them, this silicone utensil rest gives those saucy stirring spoons a home. With space for four utensils, the silicone construction is nonslip, gentle on countertops, heat-resistant to 484 degrees Fahrenheit, and easy to clean — just rinse off or pop in the dishwasher.

  • Available sizes: 2
  • Available colors: 18


This buffalo plaid rug looks great outside or in

Add a homey touch indoors or out with this buffalo plaid rug that’s equal parts modern and cozy. You can use it as an area rug under a coffee table or in the front entryway, or place it under a coir doormat on your front stoop. Crafted from a durable poly-cotton blend, it’s comfy underneath your feet and machine washes like a charm.

  • Available colors: 2


The pumice stone that deep-cleans your toilet

If — no matter how hard you scrub your toilet — you’re still left with rings and rust stains, you’ll be happy to know this pumice cleaner exists. Safe to use on porcelain and ceramic, it powers through mineral stains with ease. The best part? It’s non-toxic, unscented, and eco-friendly.


These magnetic door stoppers that help protect your walls

If you have doors you like to keep open but constantly slam shut, these magnetic door stops might become your new best friends. They install with included adhesive so there’s no need to break out any tools (though you can also opt to screw them in), and will gently and securely hold your doors open — just give the door a tug to close it.

  • Available sizes: 4
  • Available finishes: 2


A paper towel holder with vintage appeal

This paper towel holder somehow manages to be charming, thanks to its vintage farmhouse design. It’s powder-coated with hand-painted accents for an aesthetic that looks like it came straight from an antique market. Along with a nonslip base, it has an internal rod for a paper towel roll and a cutout in front that lets you tear off a sheet with just one hand.


These stackable organizers for water bottles & wine

If you’re looking for a space-efficient way to store reusable water bottles, these stackable organizers are it. Each organizer holds up to six bottles sideways, so you can maximize vertical space. You can also separate the organizers and use them on their own — whatever works for you. The organizers are equally great if you have wine bottles you need to store.


A storage drawer for your collection of K-cups

A kitchen cupboard that’s jam-packed with K-cups can be an unnecessary frustration when you’re making your morning coffee. Streamline things with this K-cup storage drawer that makes it easy to see all your coffee pods. Set it up on your kitchen counter, then place your single-serve machine on top and notice how much more streamlined your morning coffee routine is.


This durable doormat that helps keep your entryway squeaky clean

One foolproof way to keep your home looking nice? Make sure dirt doesn’t get tracked into your entryway. This universal doormat is made with a tough material that traps moisture and grime before it makes its way inside, and the nonslip bottom keeps it firmly in place on your floor or front stoop. It’s a breeze to clean: Vacuum it, hose it down, or throw it in your washing machine.

  • Available sizes: 2
  • Available colors: 7


The cushion insert that revives the look of a saggy sofa

If you’ve had your sofa for a while, there’s a decent chance the seat cushions are starting to sag. Instead of investing in an entirely new piece of furniture, give this cushion insert a shot. Made from sturdy (but comfortable) foam, it props up your existing couch cushion so that it no longer looks lumpy or indented. Just unzip the cushion cover and slip inside.


This rainfall showerhead that comes in gorgeous finishes

A showerhead is just a showerhead — until you realize a nice one can make all the difference in the way your bathroom looks. This showerhead comes in upmarket finishes like antique brass and matte black, and although it’s relatively budget-friendly, it’ll add a luxe touch to your space. To boot, the rainfall design offers a spa-like feel, but won’t waste water.

  • Available styles: 15


These 2-tier storage organizers that fit under your sink

Whether you use them for toiletries or cleaning supplies, these under-sink organizers are an ingenious way to get a little extra space back, thanks to their double-decker design. Their narrow profile means they can fit into tight spaces — helpful when a pipe is usually in the way — and the included hooks are great for hanging small items.

  • Available colors: 4


The organizer that gives stray hangers a home

Rather than cluttering up the closet (or floor), give your extra hangers a tidy place to rest with this hanger organizer. You can opt to use it to stack the hangers, or flip it over and use the base to, well, hang them. It holds up to 58 stacked plastic hangers.


The marble contact paper that makes renovations easy

The key to an instant, cheap renovation? This marble contact paper. Trim it to size, peel away the backing, then place it anywhere you want the elegant look of marble — try your bathroom counter, kitchen backsplash, or work-from-home desk. It’s waterproof and can be wiped clean, so you can treat is as any other hard surface. One reviewer wrote, “I got this for the bathroom vanity top. Looks like real marble. Shiny surface. Water resistant. Made the countertop look like new.” Just a note — buyers recommend having a tool on hand to smooth out any air bubbles.

  • Available sizes: 11


This shatterproof pitcher that can elevate your favorite beverage

Wow your guests, or simply make your breakfast table a little more polished with this shatterproof drink pitcher. Its 64-ounce design is perfect for hot or cold beverages, and the BPA-free plastic won’t shatter or break. Plus, the lightweight and slim design makes it easy to carry wherever you need it.


These lidded glass bowls that can streamline your food prep

Whether you’re prepping salads for the week or whipping up a favorite cookie recipe, these tempered glass bowls are a kitchen workhorse. The bowls have a minimalist design and feature transparent lids that seal airtight to keep food fresh. Plus, the bowls nest in each other for space-saving storage.


This food container organizer that prevents lids from rolling around

If you’re constantly searching for the right top for your food containers, your kitchen needs this lid organizer. It features five dividers that you can adjust for your ideal configuration and a center channel that prevents round lids from escaping. Plus, you can use the integrated pull handles to conveniently move it around.


These bamboo drawer inserts that look nice enough for your countertop, too

Corral drawer clutter with this set of five bamboo storage boxes. They come in sizes to arrange them into drawers, but they’re also chic enough to style on top of desks or counters. Plus, you won’t have to stress about spills because the bamboo features a protective sealant that is water-resistant.


This wall-mounted organizer to keep extra plastic shopping bags tidy

Tidy up your plastic shopping bag collection with this chic wall-mounted organizer. It features a stainless steel exterior that’s resistant to smudges and fingerprints and it can store up to 18 bags leftover bags from the grocery store. Use the included adhesive or hardware to mount it to walls, inside cabinets, or anywhere you need access to bags.


This soft, nonslip bath mat that lets water flow right through

Give your home spa-like vibes with this soft and quick-drying bath mat. It has a rubber backing that keeps it in place when wet and layers of permeable material that absorb water and allow it to evaporate. It’s also shockingly low maintenance (just rinse it off and let it dry), and it’s available in a bunch of sizes and colors.


A hanging bag organizer that also works for extra linens

Keep bags, blankets, and linens off the floor and neatly stowed away with this clever hanging storage organizer. It features eight transparent plastic compartments and reinforced trim that can stand up to frequent use. And the swivel hook rotates, so you can grab linens or your go-to purse from either side.


These reversible cutting boards with a groove to collect liquids

Elevate your food prep with this set of matching stain- and odor-resistant cutting boards with juice-catching grooves for clean counters. The boards feature nonslip handles and feet to keep things stable, and the textured surface is ideal for cutting. They also stack compactly for storage and are dishwasher safe (top rack only).


This rack that neatly organizes all your canned goods (or tin foil boxes)

Sort and store your canned goods (or tin foil and plastic rack boxes) with this easy-to-assemble wire storage rack. It features three tiers and six adjustable dividers to accommodate huge cans of tomatoes, small tomato paste, classic cans of beans, and more. It fits up to 36 cans, and it will look nice tucked in the pantry or popped on your counter.


These timeless airtight jars that look aesthetic scattered around the kitchen

These timeless mason jars are shockingly versatile in your kitchen for aesthetic dry good storage, pickling, to use as drinking glasses, and more. Their airtight and leakproof design ensures they make your kitchen look curated while also being super practical. You can also pop these on-trend containers in the freezer, microwave, and dishwasher.