40 classy ways to upgrade your home for less than $35 on Amazon

You'll feel like a million bucks kicking back in your new and improved space.

40 classy ways to upgrade your home for less than $35 on Amazon
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Ever look around your home and think, “I really wish I could... (insert home upgrade here).” Haven’t we all? But who has the time or the budget for expensive renovations or fancy interior decorators? Not I. For that reason, I took to Amazon to search for ways you can kick things up a notch at home without too much elbow grease and without blowing your budget — think: upgraded linens, elevated kitchen accessories, and simple lighting improvements. So, here are 40 ways you can instantly level up your home for less than $35, all on Amazon.


A chic, tailored bed skirt that adds clean lines to your bedding

An often-overlooked design trick is a bed skirt, which can visually make or break your bedding aesthetic. With this tailored bed skirt (also known as a dust ruffle) you can not only create a cohesive look but can also hide any clutter that might be lurking under the bed, too. Plus, it’s available in 12 colors to match any decor.

  • Available colors: 12
  • Available size: 5


These puck lights that instantly illuminate hard-to-see spaces

Don’t be intimidated by the idea of adding a bit of ambient illumination to your space, especially with these LED puck lights that don’t require any wiring or tools. Instead, just peel and stick these battery-operated lights anywhere you desire — under cabinets or shelving, along stairs, or anywhere else. They even come with remote controls, and can be preset to shut off automatically when they aren’t in use.


The nonslip velvet hangers that are slim to save space

Closet space is a precious commodity — and thanks to these slim, space-saving velvet hangers, you can free up much more of it for your clothing. The nonslip velvet material grips your clothes, so they won’t slip and fall, and the swiveling hooks offer even more functionality.

  • Available colors: 8


These flameless candles that look like the real deal — but are safer

If you love the elegant look of flickering candles, but hate the safety concerns that hang over your head, this set of three flameless candles is a must-have. With an LED flame that looks like the real deal, these candles operate on AAA batteries (instead of fire) and can even be controlled remotely, so you can set them on timers and turn them on and off, even if they’re not conveniently within reach.

  • Available colors: 4


This lazy Susan that adds decor & function to your kitchen

Whether you tuck it away in a cabinet or leave it on the counter for display and easy access, this two-tier lazy Susan turntable makes a great home for your favorite spices and other ingredients. Crafted of beautiful bamboo, it’s an aesthetically pleasing piece that can also be great for outside-the-box uses, like displaying seasonal decor or serving small bites at your next dinner party.


A reed diffuser that makes your home smell incredible

Instead of burning candles or electronically diffusing oils, opt for this beautiful reed diffuser to add an incredible aroma to your home. The diffuser provides up to 90 days of fragrance and comes in scents like soothing vanilla and smoky cedar, or gardenia-infused ocean breeze. As a bonus, it’s adorned with real preserved baby’s breath.

  • Available scents: 25


This memory foam pillow that’s height adjustable

Finding the perfect pillow can feel impossible, but this memory foam pillow takes the trial and error out of shopping, thanks to its customizability. It’s adjustable since the shredded foam can be removed for less loft, or added added for firmness. It also comes with a temperature-regulating cover made from bamboo, so you won’t have to flip the pillow over to find the cool side. As an added bonus, it’s machine washable.

  • Available sizes: 2


The space-saving wine glass rack that’s fancy & functional

Storing wine glasses can be a pain as they take up a ton of space and break easily. But with this hanging wine glass rack, you can store your stemware in an unused space — underneath the cabinet. Making use of this space not only frees up storage but also gives a sleek visual, thanks to the rack’s angular design and four finish options — gold, black, brown, and white.

  • Available finishes: 4


This colorful & unbreakable set of drinking glasses

Add a pop of color and durability to your glassware collection with this set of six unbreakable drinking glasses in vibrant gem-inspired colors. Designed to look like glass but made of durable BPA-free plastic, these glasses are great for everyday sipping, or can brought out for parties without the worry. They also make for a great housewarming gift.


The peel-and-stick tiles that look like the real deal

Redoing something like a kitchen backsplash is a great way to upgrade your space but can be super expensive. Thanks to these peel-and-stick tiles, though, you can DIY it for a fraction of the cost and still yield a professional-looking result. Made from durable vinyl material, they’re water resistant, available in seven styles, and are a great option for homeowners and renters alike.

  • Available styles: 7


A cable management box to keep wires & outlets out of sight

Keep the clutter of cords and power blocks at bay with this cable management box. Compatible with most power strips, the box not only camouflages your cords but also doubles as storage for charging devices on top. Pet owners will also love that it helps to keeps paws — and teeth — safely away from cables.


The solar-powered address sign that your delivery driver will never miss

Thanks to this solar-powered house number sign, you’ll never have to worry about new guests or delivery drivers missing your home. With a sleek, modern design, the sign provides all-night illumination after charging by sunlight during the day. It comes with several sets of letters and numbers, so you can customize the address yourself.


These glass containers that resist stains & smells

Give life to your leftovers and meal prep ingredients with this six-pack of glass containers. Unlike plastic, glass won’t retain stains or odors, so these containers will stand the test of time. Each one holds up to 32 ounces and — without the lid — is safe to use in the freezer, oven, microwave, and dishwasher.


A set of wooden cooking utensils that can be used on nonstick cookware

This seven-piece set of cooking tools has everything you could possibly need to throw down in the kitchen, including a mixing spoon, cooking spoon, forked spoon, tongs, slotted spatula, wooden spatula, and spaghetti spoon. Each utensil is made from bamboo, so it’s safe to use on delicate nonstick cookware.


The showerhead that kind of makes it feel like you’re showering in a rainforest

Give new life to your morning routine with this fan-favorite showerhead that creates a luxurious, high-pressure rainfall experience. No tools are required for installation and in less than five minutes from opening, you can be on your way to a spa-grade shower. It’s available in 29 finishes for aesthetic optics, too.

  • Available finishes: 29
  • Available sizes: 4


These dishcloths that definitely double as decor

Fashion meets function in this set of six Swedish dishcloths. And, they’re not just useful and nice to look at, they actually significantly cut down on waste, too — each single towel can replace up to 17 rolls of paper towels. (Think of the savings.) You can use them on pretty much any surface to scrub or wipe up spills, then toss them in the washing or dishwasher, and they’ll be as good as new. They’re available in four chic print options.

  • Available styles: 4


A faux lavender arrangement for a carefree pop of botanicals

Every home is enhanced by flowers or greenery — but they can be hard to keep alive and certainly don’t last forever. Achieve the look of floral accents with this chic wooden planter filled with faux lavender — no maintenance needed. Ideal for styling a shelf, end table, or entryway, it instantly adds some soft, soothing color and elegant French-inspired vibes.


This TV backlighting kit that adds instant vibes to your living room

We know staring at our phones can strain our eyes, but looking at the television for too long can be hard on them as well. With this television backlight kit, you can ease eyestrain while improving your viewing experience by enhancing the vividness of the picture. Just peel and stick them to the back of your television monitor, plug them into the USB port, and get ready to stream.

  • Available sizes: 9


This outlet concealer that makes your wall look clean & streamlined

Hate the look of an exposed outlet and the cords that are plugged into it? Camouflage it from view with this outlet concealer by Sleek Socket. It installs directly over your socket, and is connected to an extension cord that lets you plug in devices where they’re out of sight and out of mind. Universally compatible with all double outlets, the device is easy to install with no tools required.

  • Available options: 13


A set of pillow covers made from natural, understated linen

Revamp your sofa in five seconds flat with these throw pillow covers made from burlap linen. With a hint of embroidered texture, the covers have an understated, natural aesthetic, and come in shades like coffee, light blue, and army green. They have hidden zipper closures — just throw them on over your existing pillows.

  • Available sizes: 5
  • Available colors: 20


These chic striped bistro napkins that are just the right amount of sophisticated

A good set of cloth napkins will elevate any meal, and this 100% cotton set is machine washable and easy to care for. The striped design gives them a classic French bistro aesthetic, but you can also choose from solid and houndstooth designs. And they’re well liked — the set has earned a 4.7-star overall rating after 1,000 reviews.


These shower shelves that will help you keep essentials accessible & organized

If your tub is littered with a collection of bottles, these shower shelves are here to help tidy things up — and they’ve earned a near-perfect 4.8-star overall rating. Made from rust-resistant stainless steel, the shelves can hold up to 20 pounds each and feature hooks that are great for razors, washcloths, and other small items.


A linen-style shower curtain that looks expensive — but isn’t

This linen-style shower curtain features an ultra-dense weave for both durability and an upscale look — and it’s a fast way to level up your bathroom. The weighted design also means the curtain won’t billow, and since it’s water-resistant to boot, you can forego a liner. Available in a range of colors and sizes, it comes with hooks for hanging.

  • Available sizes: 12
  • Available colors: 18


The stainess steel ice bucket that adds style to any bar cart

Your bar cart — or party arsenal — isn’t complete without a good ice bucket, and this one boasts a classic, upmarket design. Made from sleek stainless steel, the insulated bucket comes topped with a neutral bamboo lid. It also comes with a pair of ice tongs which — conveniently — can be stored in the lid’s handle.


This natural rattan serving tray you can get creative with

This round rattan serving tray can be used in unlimited ways throughout the home. From displaying your favorite fragrances on your vanity to corralling small items in your entryway to serving dinner rolls at a fancy dinner party, you’ll get versatile use out of it. It has an understated aesthetic thanks to the natural materials and simple design.

  • Available colors: 2
  • Available sizes: 2


These glass soap dispensers that give cool hotel vibes

Add instant vibes to your bathroom or kitchen counter with this set of two amber glass soap dispensers. Holding up to 17 ounces each of your favorite liquid hand soap or lotion, they’re a design-forward swap for clunky, plastic store packaging. Plus, they’re available in six shades, including clear and solid black.

  • Available options: 6


The modern salt & pepper shakers with adjustable pour holes

Who knew salt and pepper shakers could be chic? Made from glass and stainless steel, this set of salt and pepper shakers is good looking enough to be kept on the counter or table without looking like a cluttered mess. With adjustable pour hole settings for just the right amount of seasoning, they are easily refillable and will keep your salt and pepper fresh, too.


An elevated set of oil & vinegar dispensers you’ll want to keep on the counter

Stylishly outfit your home kitchen with this set of two glass oil dispensers. Designed for easy handling, these bottles are perfect for daily storage and use of oil and vinegar. They come with four easily detachable pourers that are airtight and leakproof: two with flip tops and two with sealed spouts.

  • Available styles: 3


These light & airy linen curtains that add dimension to your space

With nearly 15,000 five-star ratings, these linen curtains provide form and function for your living space. Made with an open-weave flax linen blend, these curtains are airy and breathable, but also soften light and reduce glare. Featuring sleek nickel grommets and available in a number of soothing color options, it’s easy find the perfect look and feel for your individual living space.

  • Available colors: 18
  • Available sizes: 9


This neutral & versatile area rug that suits any space

This durable and stylish indoor area rug is made from 100% jute and its natural, earthy tone gives it versatile potential. It works equally well for modern minimalism as it does for a rustic farmhouse feel or a beachy-inspired aesthetic. Coming in a number of sizes, this woven rug can be used in entryways, hallways, or as a full-coverage option in living rooms, kitchens, or bedrooms.

  • Available colors: 2
  • Available sizes: 18


A bamboo box that organizes all your favorite teas

This bamboo tea bag storage box features multiple compartments that make your beverage routine more seamless by helping you neatly organize and display tea packets, creamers, sweeteners, and stirrers. The lid is transparent for easy viewing of your stock, so you can see what you have at a glance.

  • Available sizes: 2


This comforter that will keep you covered through all the seasons (literally)

This all-season comforter will keep you cozy no matter the temperature. Cooling in the summer and warm in the winter, this comforter is filled with soft, synthetic fibers that mimic the feeling of down without any of the hassle or allergens. Machine washable, this comforter also sports a sleek design with box stitching to keep everything from shifting at night.

  • Available colors: 8
  • Available sizes: 3


A cordless table lamp that looks like an elegant candle

This battery-operated table lamp offers an easy way to give any area of your living space a warm and cozy accent. The LED bulb creates bright but welcoming illumination that’s great as a night-light or for secondary mood lighting. Plus, with an auto timer that can turn the light off after six hours, you don’t have to worry about running the battery out.

  • Available styles: 3
  • Available sizes: 2


These floating shelves that combine storage & decor

These floating shelves are a stylish display option for either kitchens or bathrooms. Made from moisture- and heat-resistant pine wood and metal, these shelves are perfect for candles, toiletry bottles, spices, and more. They also come with a removable towel rack that easily installs on the underside for extra utility.


The peel-and-stick wallpaper for an instant interior upgrade

This removable wallpaper is a great option for those who want to give their living space a makeover — but don’t necessarily want to commit to a long-term change. Just peel away the backing, and the adhesive will cling to your walls, without bubbles or bumps (just smooth it out). The paper is easy to remove if you need to reposition it — or whenever you’re ready for another look.

  • Available styles: 2


A sink organizer that keeps things neat & tidy in the kitchen or bathroom

Suitable for either kitchens or bathrooms, this caddy will help you organize the space around your sink while promoting cleanliness. This stainless steel caddy is compact but spacious enough to hold sponges, soap or face wash bottles, and cloths, while also featuring a compartment for brushes or other utensils. There’s even a drainage tray that you can pull out for dumping excess water into the sink.

  • Available colors: 2


The wall-mounted towel rack that gives fancy hotel vibes

Save space and add sophistication s to your bathroom with this wall-mounted towel rack. With six compartments total, you can easily display rolled-up towels so they’re easy to access. Made from durable alloy steel, this rack is durable and will stand up to moisture-rich areas like a bathroom.

  • Available styles: 5


A frame set that takes the guesswork out of gallery walls

This 10-pack of picture frames is the perfect collage kit that will transform any wall in your home into a beautiful gallery. With two 8-by-10-inch frames, four 5-by-7-inch frames, and four 4-by-6-inch frames, your placement options will be boundless. Thanks to the positioning templates that are included, you can set them up any way you want, while resting assured you’ll get pro-quality results.

  • Available colors: 4


The 6-pack of furniture repair markers for instantly camouflaging dents & dings

Just because your furniture has a slight scratch or nick doesn’t mean you have to replace it, thanks to these furniture repair markers. This 13-piece kit ensures that whatever the shade of your furniture, you’ll get a match, with crayons and markers coming in options like maple, cherry, and walnut. Just color over scratches and discolorations, let dry, and you’ll have new-looking furniture in no time.


These scented liners that elevate any drawer or cabinet

These non-adhesive drawer liners are a simple way to add some elegance to your living space while also protecting your furniture and, yes, adding luxurious scent. Infused with a hint of high-quality French fragrance oils like lavender, sandalwood, and linen, these sheets are as seamless to remove as they are to install.

  • Available styles: 7