40 Products Under $30 That Make Your Home Seem So Much More Expensive

Give your home a luxurious upgrade without spending much at all.

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Soft, pleasant lighting. Luxurious textiles. Beautifully coordinated tableware. Certain things can instantly make your home seem so much more expensive — and more often than not, that’s because those things really are expensive. But while it's no secret that high-quality decorative accents and life-improving gadgets can be pricey, it is possible to elevate your home without spending much. Case in point? These 40 products that make your home instantly more luxurious, from custom lighting to fancy-looking throw pillow covers.

Intrigued? To see the cheap home upgrades you’ll wish you’d found years ago, just keep scrolling.


This Down-Alternative Comforter That Reviewers Are Obsessed With

Amazon reviewers do have a reputation for being overly zealous, but their zeal for this down-alternative comforter is still totally unusual. It has over 60,000 ratings and a 4.5 star average, not to mention over 13,000 glowing five-star reviews. Among other things, fans love how the hypoallergenic stuffing has that lofty, fluffy feel of genuine down, and how it's designed with corner tabs to keep your duvet cover in place.

  • Available sizes: 8
  • Available colors: 12


These Motion-Sensing Strip Lights For Closets, Pantries, & More

These LED strip lights come with a remote and have adjustable brightness levels. Sold in a pack of two, they're battery-operated, which means you can use them in areas without outlets as well. Plus, an optional on and off timer means you can set up your kitchen to have an ambient glow in the evening, without having to touch a thing.


A Soft, Breathable Mattress Topper To Keep Your Mattress In Tip-Top Condition

Investing in a topper to protect your mattress can extend its life for years. Reviewers say this one, which is hypoallergenic, is super cushy and comfortable, noting that it washes well, doesn't slip off the bed, and does a great job protecting mattresses from spills and other accidents, despite the fact that it's not waterproof.

  • Available sizes: 7
  • Available colors: 2


These Silky Satin Pillowcases That Are Ridiculously Popular

These satin pillowcases have earned more than 30,000 five-star ratings on Amazon, and their glowing reviews seem to multiply each time you refresh the page. Not that it's hard to see the appeal: Beyond the fact that satin pillowcases will add a luxe feel to your bed, sleeping on satin is much better for your skin and hair than traditional cotton. Plus, look at the pretty colors they come in — what's not to love?

  • Available sizes: 3
  • Available colors: 26


A Cheaper Alternative To Magic Erasers — & These Actually Last Longer

If you're a fan of Mr. Clean's Magic Erasers, you may want to give this off-brand alternative a shot. Sold in a 20-pack, they're not only much cheaper than the name-brand version, but they're also thicker and longer-lasting, according to Amazon reviewers. "These are way better than the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser because they're exactly the same material, but the extra thickness of these sponges makes them way more durable," one reviewer reported.


These Plush Pillows That Won’t Get Flat Overtime

Give your bed that luxe hotel look with these plush pillows that won’t lose their shape overtime, even if you’re one to toss and turn throughout the night. Made with gel memory foam, these queen-sized pillows have a simple, striped design that won’t fade, and they’ll feel cooling and breathable even on hot nights.


A Hanging Purse Organizer That Saves Space In Your Closet

Storing handbags can be tricky. They’re not exactly stackable, and they can take up a lot of shelf space. Solve your storage conundrum with this hanging purse organizer, which can hold up to eight bags. It makes use of vertical space to reduce clutter on your hanging rod, plus its strong plastic material can withstand even your heaviest purses.

  • Available colors: 4


A Textured Bath Mat That Won’t Get Soggy

If the thought of fabric mats, with their propensity for mildew, make you shudder, you’ll want this textured bath mat ASAP. Made from the same material as a loofah, it features a non-slip backing, making it safe for use in or out of the shower. And because of the plastic fibers, it wont ever feel soggy underfoot.

  • Available colors: 6


A Utensil Holder That Adds Some Glamour To Your Kitchen

This stylish utensil holder is big enough to hold pretty much all of your essentials: spoons, tongs, spatulas, ladles and more. With a sturdy base and a height of 7 inches, this holder will stay put as you’re rushing around the kitchen. It’s also multifunctional — use it as an ice bucket to chill wine or as a flower vase.


This Soothing Sound Machine That’ll Make Your Bedroom Feel Like A Spa

Catch a full night of z’s with this relaxing sound machine, which has six settings, including ocean, white noise, and summer nights. It measures only 5.5” high and across, so you can comfortably pack it in an overnight bag and bring it on trips. The machine also has a built-in USB port, so you can use it to charge electronic devices.

  • Available colors: 2


The Wood Furniture Repair Kit That Hides Imperfections

Furniture that’s scuffed up or scratched up can instantly downgrade the look of your home, but you don’t necessarily have to invest in entirely new pieces. This wood furniture repair kit comes with markers and crayons to fill in scratches and conceal imperfections. It includes shades that match various types of wood, like oak, cherry, and walnut. Use the accompanying blending cloth for a perfect, undetectable finish.


A Pair of Luxe-Looking Velvet Pillow Covers

For a pop of color in any space, reach for this set of throw pillow covers that come in several hues ranging from vibrant bold to soft pastel. Finished in a rich velvet fabric, these square covers features a hidden zipper with a color-matched pull. They’re highly rated as well, with over 70,000 reviewers weighing in to give them a 4.6-star rating.

  • Available colors: 46


A Shower Head With A Built-In Filter To Remove Chlorine, Lead, & More

A must if the area you live in has relatively hard tap water, this top-rated shower head has a built-in filter to remove chlorine, heavy metals like lead or nickel, and other similar substances. Softening the water you bathe in can solve a whole range of conditions you may not have known were related, from eczema to dandruff. Plus, installation doesn’t require any special tools.


This Set Of Striking Metal & Glass Bud Vases

For a floral accent that stands out from traditional decor, consider this metal and glass vase set. Featuring a metal frame that suspends a slim glass beaker, each vase is the perfect size to display a single striking bloom. The rose gold finish and contrasting heights make them a handsome addition to any room.


An Anti-Fatigue Floor Mat That Makes It Way More Comfortable To Stand On Hard Floors

If you wash dishes by hand at your house, investing in this anti-fatigue floor mat will be nothing short of life-changing. It's basically exactly what it sounds like: a thick, cushioned mat that's ergonomically engineered to increase circulation, support good posture, and generally reduce fatigue when you're standing for long periods of time. "I didn’t realize how much I needed this in my life!" one reviewer gushed.


A Cozy Throw Blanket That Comes In Tons Of Shades

A new, fluffy throw blanket draped over the couch, an armchair, or the foot of your bed can refresh any space — and this cozy fleece throw comes in a wide range of shades to match any decor. The waffle texture adds visual interest and this machine-washable, lightweight blanket is also sustainably made.

  • Available colors: 18


This Farmhouse-Meets-Industrial Bathroom Sconce

This bathroom sconce, made with chic, geometric metal cages encircling three bulbs, is sure to work well in a variety of design aesthetics. Available in both a matte black and glossy nickel finish, this sconce looks high end but is priced very reasonably under $30. While Edison bulbs complement the rustic look, it can be used with most 60-watt bulbs.

  • Available colors: 2


The Throw Pillow Inserts That Won’t Lose Their Shape

If your existing throw pillows have gone flat and lifeless, it may be time to swap them for these inserts — it’s a foolproof way to revive the look of your bed or sofa. Filled with fluffy down alternative, they do a superior job of keeping their shape. All you need to do is pair them with a set of pillow covers.

  • Available sizes: 5


A Set Of Two Magnetic Storage Racks With Room For Way More Than You'd Think

Sold in a set of two, these magnetic racks basically create a ton of extra storage space out of thin air. Whether you attach them to your fridge, oven, or washing machine, the sturdy metal shelves will hold an impressive amount of stuff — up to 45 pounds each, as a matter of fact. Plus, each shelf comes with four removable hooks to hold even more stuff, and as a bonus, you'll also get six strong magnets with clips to hold photos, papers, or notes.


A Curtain Of Dainty Fairy Lights That Can Be Used Indoors Or Out

A twinkling wall of pure magic, this curtain of strings lights is easy to hang in any space, indoors or out. The curtain's 300 durable LED bulbs have eight different light-up modes, including twinkling and slow fade. Given their exceptional quality for the price, it's no surprise that the lights have over 30,000 five-star ratings on Amazon, resulting in an impressive 4.6-star average.


An Electric Egg Cooker That's Surprisingly Foolproof — & It Comes In Such Cute Colors

Reviewers are amazed by how well the Dash egg cooker works. It can not only cook up to six eggs at a time in any style, but even people who say they're super picky about how their yolks are done report being blown away by how the electric cooker gets it right every time. "It really is as easy as it sounds to have a perfectly cooked egg, no guesswork," one reviewer wrote, adding, "Where has this been all my life!??!?"

  • Available colors: 5


A Set Of Practical, Space-Saving Drawer Organizers

Prevent your dresser from becoming an unruly mess with these drawer organizers. The set comes with six textured fabric bins in both rectangular and square shapes, perfect for storing bras, underwear, neckties and more. They’re sturdy when extended and also fold flat when not in use to save space.

  • Available colors: 8


The Chicest Toilet Sprays On The Market

Who says bathroom sprays can’t be devastatingly chic? These toilet sprays from Muse Apothecary come in minimalistic, discreet spray bottles that you’ll actually be proud to display. Inside, a refreshing blend of aloe, eucalyptus, and lavender essential oils (or coconut and sandalwood, if you prefer) effectively mask unwanted odors, without being cloying or artificial like other bathroom sprays can. One bottle lasts up to 400 sprays, so this pack of two will last you a while.


A Frosted Film To Put Over Your Windows For More Privacy — Without Blocking Sunlight

Light is always nice, but a street-facing window in the bathroom, for example, isn't so nice. This frosted window film provides the perfect solution: It'll ensure you have your privacy without having to block out sunlight with curtains or blinds. Available in four sizes that can easily be trimmed, the UV-blocking film uses static to cling to your window, rather than adhesive, making it surprisingly quick and easy to install.

  • Available sizes: 4


These Solar-Powered Outdoor Lights That Turn On Automatically When It's Dark Out

Sold in a set of 6, these solar-powered outdoor lights are designed with spikes at the bottom, so you can drive them into the ground to light outdoor paths and walkways. They're waterproof, heat-proof, and super durable, and automatically turn on when the sun goes down. Reviewers say they keep their charge for around six to eight hours, depending on how much sun they get during the day, which means they usually won't turn off until most people are in bed.

  • Available colors: 2


This Attractive Minimalist Cable Cover For Hiding Cords

Add this cable management box to your cart pronto for a stylish way to conceal pesky power strips. Made from sleek wood with an attractive two-tone motif, this box features a removable lid for storing a surge protector and slots out of which to thread cords. Use it as a charging station for devices or on your television console to give your power cords a high-end look.


A Chic Textured Curtain That Elevates Any Bathroom

For a classic yet chic look for any bathroom, you can’t go wrong with this affordable shower curtain. Featuring a textured waffle finish, this curtain is made from a machine-washable polyester material, so it couldn’t be easier to clean. The grommets are rust-resistant and the curtain dries quickly, too.

  • Available colors: 10


This Reviewer-Favorite Cleaner For Stainless Steel Appliances & Surfaces

Therapy Clean's stainless steel cleaner and polish is a plant-based, non-toxic alternative to chemical-laden competitors. It's made with coconut oil, so it'll moisturize your hands rather than dry them out, and it even smells like soothing lavender. Most importantly, though, it really gets the job done, without leaving behind streaks or requiring much elbow grease. "I can't believe I'm sitting here taking the time to write a review for a cleaning product, but...wow. This stuff is a bottle full of miracles," one reviewer wrote.


This Space-Saving Storage Solution For Your Purses & Bags

Turn underutilized space behind the closet door into a haven for your bag collection with these over-the-door purse organizers. The top cubbies are smaller, making them ideal for clutches, wallets, or travel umbrellas, while the lower cubbies can handle larger totes or beach hats. The pockets are clear so you can easily see what’s inside while keeping your items protected.


A Pair Of Silicone Inserts To Keep Your Kitchen Cleaner

Clean spaces have a way of looking inviting, and these stove gap covers can help your kitchen achieve that look. Made from flexible silicone, they can be trimmed to fit your precise measurements and couldn’t be simpler to use. Just place the ride side down in the crack between your stove and counters to cover the gap into which crumbs and other debris typically fall. You’ll have a cleaner-looking space in no time.

  • Available colors: 3


An Ingenious Way To Keep Area Rugs From Curling Up At The Corners

If you have a rug that's constantly curling up at the edges, this extra thick rug tape is the solution to your problem. Attach the tape to the corner of your rug and it’ll prevent slipping, bunching, and curling without damaging your floors.


These Plush Door Covers That Keep Your Fridge Clean

Say goodbye to smudged, greasy handles thanks to these refrigerator door covers. Made from a soft, cushy material, these covers velcro easily around your handle to protect them from splashes and oils. When you’re ready to clean them, simply undo the closure and toss them in the washing machine.

  • Available colors: 4


This Sturdy, Adjustable Storage Rack For Pots & Pans

The genius of this pot and pan rack is that it's adjustable, so you can change the height and position of each shelf to fit both your space and your various pots and pans. Made of durable, powder-coated iron, it can be used either horizontally or vertically, with shelves on one or both sides.

  • Available colors: 2


A Set of Moss Poles That Will Make Your Plants Look Better

Make your houseplants look healthier with this set of moss poles. These plant supports train indoor plants like monstera and pothos to grow upwards. The poles are covered in coconut fiber that plants naturally cling to, and you can add on extensions as the plant grows. Reviewers love the sturdiness of this pole set for heavy monstera plants.


This Light Switch That You Can Control With Your Voice

Bring your home into the 21st century with this smart light switch. Since it’s the same size as a standard wall plate, it’s easy to install: all you need is WiFi. Once it’s in place, you can pair it with assistants like Echo to power devices with your voice, or download the app so you can turn lights on and off remotely.


The Sleek Shower Shelves That Look Way More Expensive Than They Are

You can never have enough bathroom storage, which is why these shower caddy shelves are a welcome addition to nearly any space thanks to their pared down, sleek look. They install easily, even to tile, with a clear adhesive backing that can be removed with the heat from a hairdryer. It’s made from rustproof stainless steel and even comes with hooks for loofahs and razors.

  • Available colors: 4


A Stylish Storage Basket That Doubles As Decor

If you can’t reduce clutter, simply store it in something stylish like this woven basket. Made from cotton rope, this oversized basket features sturdy handles that make it easy to carry, allowing to double as a laundry hamper. It’s made without harmful chemicals and comes in a variety of color ways.

  • Available colors: 6


A Cushy Memory Foam Bath Mat That Comes In Lots Of Colors & Prints

If you thought you didn't need a new bath mat, reading the reviews for this one — which is made of memory foam — will probably change your mind. In more than 5,000 glowing five-star reviews, fans praise just about everything about it, saying it's super absorbent and ridiculously cushy and plush, but also that it dries super quickly.

  • Available sizes: 8
  • Available colors/prints: 30


The Drawer Organizer That Expands To Fit Your Needs

Snag this drawer organizer to ensure all of your utensils are properly sorted and attractively displayed. This organizer, made from eco-friendly bamboo, expands from six to eight slots, revealing two extra-long compartments on each side, perfect for oversized kitchen tools. It measures 20 inches wide when fully expanded.


This Wall-Mounted Bag Dispenser With More Than 5,000 Glowing Reviews

You'll be so much more likely to actually reuse plastic grocery bags if they're all together in one convenient, easy-to-access place — specifically, this stainless steel bag dispenser. It's super easy to mount anywhere using either the adhesive tape or screws (both included), and can hold up to 30 plastic grocery bags at once.

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