36 Products That Can Totally Upgrade A Room All On Their Own

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We’re talking disco balls, crocodile wallpaper, LED chandeliers, and so much more.

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A disco ball to bounce light all around your room when you’re deep into Folklore and need a “Mirrorball” IRL.

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Promising review: “I love this disco ball! It’s perfect for what I wanted. I put this in a sunny window and now every afternoon it looks and feels like magic in my living room. I’m ordering another for my patio.” —Norma Jean

Get an 8” version from Amazon for $19.95 (also available in 12” and 16”).


A Capri Blue Volcano candle, Anthropologie’s signature scent, because a smell this fancy is likely the #1 way you can make your place seem extra nice without changing one dang piece of furniture.


Promising review: “Capri Blue candles never disappoint! Volcano is my all-time favorite scent, and this particular jar is stunning. It’s perfect for the holiday season! Love love love!” —Corey402

Get it from Anthropologie for $32.


A gray and black crocodile peel-and-stick wallpaper for giving a wall or old piece of furniture some texture and depth. This is no croc — this material is *made* for sprucing up your rental’s plain white walls.

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Animal print not your passion? You can also grab a solid black version if that’s your taste.

Promising review: “This wallpaper has all the looks of expensive, sexy wallpaper without the high price. I used it to cover a simple dresser which I also purchased through Amazon (pictured above, left). The wallpaper is strong and has a great texture to it. I would recommend this wallpaper to anyone. This is not a true deep black if you’re looking for that. It definitely have a lot of gray tones in it.” —Jake Strickland

Get it from Amazon for $54.88.


An ice cream clock that’ll be the sweet centerpiece to your living room if you get it lick-edy split!

Modern Moose

Promising review: “I saw this clock for sale at a couple of different museum stores and knew right away that it would be a tastefully cute addition to my daughter’s room. It’s been great!” —JW

Get it from Modern Moose for $52.99.


A pair of outlet lights so you can have your rooms shine even at nighttime, without bulky night lights taking up space. This simple addition really can make your place seem twice as nice!


Promising review: “I don’t like night lights because they take up the wall outlet, so this was the perfect solution. I put it in the guest bath and at night with the bathroom door open this provides just enough light to guide a person to the bathroom without blinding them. I ended up putting two on my hallway switches as well. What a great product.” —LMK

Get it from Amazon for $17.96.


A botanical shower curtain that’ll turn your blah bathroom into a tropical paradise every time your shower gets the humidity going.

Urban Outfitters

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39.


A woven pendant lamp – it’s gonna be a huge upgrade from the boob dome light you’ve got on your ceiling right now. This unique design is gonna add texture, warmth, and some trend-forward fun to any room in your house.


A set of three tarot tapestries (in a blessedly ’70s color palette) you can add to your walls if the move you were hoping to make last year isn’t happening. Redecorating can totally change up your place, and these snazzy tapestries might be all you need!


I recently bought these for my apartment! The colors are true to the image and *seriously* lovely. I have them up on my wall above some bamboo-covered mirrors and they have definitely helped make the corner look complete.

Promising review: “These are so cute. The material is thick and they look just as pictured. They’re actually better than I expected – a great deal for the price. I would buy again!” —Olivia Moore

Get them from Amazon for $14.43.


A mushroom stool for putting a charming statement piece in your room if you’re a mystical maximalist at heart but your tiny place doesn’t have ~mushroom~ for the fairy garden you’ve got your eyes on.

Urban Outfitters

Promising review: “I get so many compliments on this! I love it!” —madisonbm27

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $40.


A crystal coffee table — a statement piece that’ll delight Disney fans who want decor that’s shinning, shimmering, and splendid. Or for, you know, everyone else.

Wayfair / Elena from FL, Wayfair / Shelby from NC

Get this gorgeous table and your home is gonna look like a whole new world.

Promising review: “This is a great coffee table! It is easy to assemble and looks exactly as pictured. It has a smell of acrylicresin material but it goes away after few hours.” —Elena

Get it on sale from Wayfair for $159.99 (originally $199.99).


A pack of absurdly pretty toilet paper to proudly display on your shelves as a *cheeky* addition to typically bland bathroom decor. Eye-catching toilet paper? That’s new.


These sustainable rolls are made of 100% bamboo. They are three ply and each roll has 240 sheets. The cute cute wrapping is made of 100% recycled materials and printed with soy ink, so it’s also recyclable. I’ve used this toilet paper before and can confirm, it’s as soft and strong as it is lovely to look at!

Get a pack of eight from No.2 for $17.50 (available in eight, 24, and 48 packs).


A crystal sun catcher – it’s gonna make your room the rainbow unicorn paradise that 7-year-old you always said you’d have when you grew up. It’s gonna change the look of your entire room without taking up an inch of floor space. That’s magic.

Pop Lock And Hoop It

Promising review: “The rainbow halos this casts in the afternoon on my walls is PERFECT! I got (possibly) the best photo of my cat I’ll ever take while the sun hit the sun catcher *just* right. I want one for every window in the house now!” —Erin Swanson

Get it from Pop Lock And Hoop It on Etsy for $15.96+ (available in nine colors and three sizes).


A spindle bench that’ll bring a touch of traditional woodwork to your home and be a calm, quiet complement to your enthusiastically maximalist living room.


Promising review: “My husband and I got this for our apartment. It is sturdy and well-made. It has helped us organize our front hall and saves time in the mornings. I love it! It’s the perfect bench!” —AnthroYuppie

Get it from Anthropologie for $828.


A storage bean bag designed to get kids to “clean” the way they want to, by shoving things somewhere it can’t be seen. Here’s the thing, your kid may actually tidy up when it means they get a beanbag chair out of it. Meaning YOU may actually see the floor of your kid’s room for the first time in forever.


Promising review: “This has saved my sanity!! Our stuffed animals and blankets always ended up all over the basement. Thanks to this awesome chair, they are now all contained and they make for a super cozy reading nook under the stairs. The quality seems excellent. I expect it will last for many years! The stuffed chair is also cozy – double win!” —Emily Heilman

Get it from Amazon for $38.95 (available in four colors).


A massive headboard fan you’re gonna fall in love with, because it’s gonna be a piece of cake to move around *and* it’s gonna cover basically your entire wall. This is truly all you’re gonna need to make your bedroom look straight out of a magazine.

Urban Outfitters

Promising review: “I’m so glad I purchased this! The quality is great and it sits perfectly above my queen sized bed. It’s a perfect neutral statement piece.” —sprks88

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $99.


A chair hammock that’s a *real* aesthetic I’m pretty sure your wanna-be-boho living room has been begging for.

Wayfair / Sarah from QC, Wayfair / Lynsey from AZ

Promising review: “My girls thought these were the coolest chairs ever. We purchased the chairs for them, but they hold me and my husband just as comfortably. They’re perfect for everybody. I highly recommend them!” —Lacey

Get it from Wayfair for $56.99.


A bidet, because your toilet is living in the dark ages without this squeaky clean attachment!


Promising review: “I am loving my Tushy! It is powerful and so easy to install! Not gonna lie, I wish my sink was on the same wall so I could do the warm water option but it is super effective and definitely wakes you up! I believe this is the best way to keep things happily clean and, coupled with my Squatty Potty, I think 2019 is going to be the year of the happy BM!” —Natalie D.

Get it from Tushy for $69 (available in two colors).


A reading nook bookcase that’ll save floor space and give your kiddo’s room a totally personalized touch. A bookshelf reading nook? Get me a grown-up size!


Promising review: “This took about an hour and 15 minutes to assemble, which is great considering I’m really not a handy person. The lower cubicles are quite short, which did impose a limit on which books we could put in, but the upper two are taller so it all worked out. It’s quite sturdy and my kids are really excited to sit on it and read!” —CBIsrael

Get it from Amazon for $124.99 (available in three colors).


A steel log hoop to add a rustic touch to your living room and make your home feel very cozy. Incredibly cozy. You ~wood~ not believe how cozy.

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Promising review: “I love love love this!!! Oh my gosh. This is the best wood storage ever. I put it together myself and, due to a comment I read that said it was wobbly, I re-tightened the screws once all screws were in place. It holds 30-40 pieces of wood. This is absolutely perfect in the house.” —TheDawnAmber

Get it from Amazon for $54.99.


A set of photo clip string lights so you can have an entire statement wall full of all the date nights with your boo that have left you feeling starry-eyed. Or to display pictures of your favorite Instagram-worthy meals, which is probably more important.


Promising review: “My daughter absolutely loves this in her room! The lights don’t get overheated and haven’t burnt out yet. The clips hold the pictures perfectly without damaging them or being too loose. This is a great purchase!” —Shelley

Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in four sizes).


A polished chrome shower head with a powerful massage setting is sure to make your not-so-impressive bathroom feel like a day at the spa. Oh, did I mention it has LEDs? This thing has LEDs.


Promising review: “Our old shower head broke so we got this as a quick, affordable replacement as we thought the light would be funny. It’s actually so amazing!! It’s like a spa at home. It’s nice to shower in the dark before bed. The light is enough to light up the bathroom in the dark but not blinding. The water pressure on this thing is actually great. It’s a light weight shower head, with only one speed setting. You can’t change the lights as they change on their own and it runs with the flow of the water. The hose is long enough to still bathe our dogs in the tub too. This is a great value for the price!

Update: One year later and this still works amazing. No changes to the light settings or water pressure. Great purchase.” —Gabby

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.


A tree bookshelf — an eye-catching take on traditional shelves that’ll really ~spruce~ up your room.


Promising review: “I love this bookshelf! It’s a work of art! I have not yet fastened it to the wall as I hate to put more holes in the wall but may have to once I fill it up with more books. This is the cutest.” –Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $69.99+ (available in two colors).


A rather clever bamboo wall clock with useful shelf space, warm, open coloring, and a wordy clock face that’s gonna tell it how it is.

Urban Outfitters

Promising review: “Yeah it’s a little expensive but it can also be used as a shelf and it keeps perfect time. I’m very happy with it.” —ChrisKing

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $295.


A wall mounted cat capsule — you might as well sell your TV, because once this is in your home your liquified kitto is the only thing anyone will be watching when they come to your place.


Promising review: “This product brings us endless joy. I installed it eight feet off the ground and at first worried it was too high for the cats. I kept a small blanket in there and coaxed them in with treats so they’d get use to stepping into the curve. I eventually took the blanket out and now our youngest cat has claimed this as his spot and LOVES it. We love to see all the different ways he squishes his body into a liquid to sleep.” —V

Get it from Amazon for $99.98.


A mixed material coffee table for minimalists who are looking for some subtle mixed materials. Furniture doesn’t have to be tie-dye to catch the eye!

Ashley Furniture

Get it on sale from Ashely Furniture for $204.99 (originally $344.99).


A beehive and bumblebee pillow — you won’t bee-lieve how much a themed pillow set can change up a room. But honey, these pillows have what it takes!


Get the beehive for $30 and the bee for $28, both from ModCloth.


A giant faux agave plant – it’s gonna be a great way to fill up the awkward space in your open floor plan apartment. This is gonna break up spaces while keeping your place looking un-cluttered and chic.


Promising review: “This is nice and heavy. There’s a nice color to leaves. It will work well!” —Helen

Get it on sale from Wayfair for $113.49 (originally $239.30).


A peel-and-stick wallpaper that’ll brighten up your home with its marvelous, Mediterranean tile touch.


Promising review: “I am IN LOVE. I bought this to use as a backsplash in my rented studio apartment kitchen, which has potential to be pretty but really needs some help. I ordered two rolls thinking that if I liked it in my kitchen, I’d order more to use on the wall behind my bar cart. I loved it so much when it came in that I decided to go ahead and put it up on the big wall and deal with the kitchen later. The pattern is so easy to line up and it looks so good! My tiny, dark apartment instantly looked bigger and brighter. Even up close I can’t tell where the seams are. It was super easy to put up by myself, though I would recommend having another person to help if possible because it would have taken a lot less time if I’d had someone to hold it steady while I lined up the edges. If I could give six stars I would. It’s expensive but worth every penny!” —Lizzy

Get it from Amazon for $29.74+ (available in three colors).


A fresco tassel rug, because your linoleum floors won’t be offended if you cover them up with something this spiffy. And then *you* won’t have to look at that faded flooring any more.

Rugs USA

Promising review: “This rug has stayed together well! We are using it for our son’s nursery. It’s a very good, neutral rug. It’s a great rug, especially for that boho look!” —Riley

Get it from Rugs USA for $58.90+ (available in six sizes).


A pair of butterfly curtains, an eclectic way to bring some life into your living room.


Promising review: “I am so happy with this purchase! I hung them in my dining room and they make me feel so happy every time I look at them. They are so pretty, very high quality, and the colors in the embroidery are stunning! I highly recommend these to anyone wanting a touch of happiness in their room.” —SuzyQKOSS

Get them from Amazon for $178+ (available in three sizes).


Or some abstract curtains that’ll give your room a bold, modern touch you probably haven’t seen before. Go ahead, be the trend setter we all need. I’ll follow your lead!


A statement arm chair — a simple metal frame supporting a suuuper plush green velvet cushioned seat. You might end up breaking up with your memory foam mattress and sleeping on this cushy seat instead!


Promising review: “These chairs are beautiful!! They’re firm and sturdy, modern and chic. I love them! They are a slightly less vibrant emerald than the picture but absolutely stunning. The chair base is bolted to the legs, but the seat cushion and back pillow are both removable! They each have removable covers as well, so these will be easy to keep clean. Great buy!” —Joy

Get it on sale from Novogratz on Wayfair for $189.99 (originally $279.99).


An LED chandelier that’ll add a strikingly modern ~twist~ to any room in your home. I want this. So bad.


A foxy rug so you can decorate the nursery with decor as wild as your little cub is.

Boutique Rugs

Get it from Boutique Rugs for $534+ (available in two sizes).


An acrylic end table for giving your lonely sofa a bud worth bragging about.


Promising review: “I love this side table. The iridescent shimmer changes all day long depending on light and it is really good quality. This is the second one I’ve purchased.” —Christopher Coccagna

Get it from Houzz for $189.

Pretty In Polka Dots

Each set comes with 279 condensed 6” letters.

Get it from Pretty In Polka Dots on Etsy for $170+ (available in three colors and four sizes).

When this stuff makes your home feel like an entirely different place:


Reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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