25 Finds Under $25 That Your Home Needs ASAP
Because updating your home shouldn't ruin your budget.
After spending hours tackling your spring cleaning, it's certainly time to reward yourself a little bit. Whether you want to add some color to your space, or you've been eyeing a clever kitchen gadget, spring is the perfect season to hit that home refresh button and do a little interior updating. It can be easy to go overboard when online shopping, though, since that "add to cart" button is always right there taunting you. But don't worry, we're here to help you out.
If you want to spruce up your place while sticking to a budget, these 25 finds are perfect for you. Your living spaces are about to get a little more playful thanks to this season's newest budget-friendly scores.
1: Utility Kitchen Canister
Ditch the standard container that your coffee came in and give your kitchen a little decor facelift with this stoneware storage option. Open shelving in kitchens is still having a moment, and this canister will keep your exposed essentials looking good.
2: Gilded File Folder
It doesn't matter if you have a designated workspace or not, organizational items like file holders are a must. Take your office supplies to the next level by grabbing some trendy, bold accents. Keep your mail and paperwork tidy while simultaneously adding sleek office elements with this piece.
3: Melon Slicer
You're sure to be a big hit at any picnic if you show up with this fun tool. Leave the traditional silverware and knives at home and tote this BPA-free gadget with you instead. Watermelon, honeydew and cantaloupe are about to get a whole lot easier to cut up and serve.
4: Wood-Base Planter
If you're ready to give in to the boho trend, this is the ideal starter piece for you. You can slowly introduce these laid-back vibes into your home by grabbing a wood-base planter for your newest plant. The pattern of the planter itself will also add some color to any corner of your home that needs a little extra oomph.
5: Floral Notepad
The tiniest things can go pretty far in terms of decor. If your kitchen countertop, console or coffee table is housing your notepads, you may be sick of seeing standard sheets of paper. Choose a pad with a pattern or color scheme you wouldn't mind seeing while jotting down your next to-do list.
6: Collapsable Drink Dispenser
If you swoon over glass drink dispensers year after year, but simply don't have the right amount of space for them — you're in luck. This option collapses. Yes, you read that right. It easily folds up accordion style for easy transporting and storing. From backyard birthday parties to tailgating at a sports game, you can bring this with you anywhere.
7: Faux-Fur Pillow
Just because it's springtime that doesn't mean you can't still have fun with faux-fur accents. Store your wintry-hued items and put out some pastel-colored throw pillows instead. The added texture of these pink cushions will turn any ordinary sofa or accent chair into the most stylish seating option around.
8: Striped Kitchen Apron
With grilling season upon us, you're definitely going to need an apron to protect your spring wardrobe from stains. Don't settle for any old apron though, treat yourself to a new one that fits your general aesthetic. This striped version with front pockets will look perfect hanging in your kitchen and wrapped around your waist.
9: Textured Pitcher
Take the time to transfer both store-bought and homemade drinks into a vibrant pitcher. Since you can see through it, feel free to throw some fresh fruit into your drinks to make them even more visually appealing. No one will be able to outdo your festive tablescape if you add this to your set.
10: Hanging Planter
If you're lacking in space, or have pets that love chewing away at your plants, a hanging planter is a great bet for you. After heading to the nursery and picking out some new plants and flowers for the season, pot them in a planter like this instead of typical tabletop versions. No matter where you hang this, you'll definitely be pleased with the added greenery.
11: LED Sign
It doesn't matter if you have a bar cart or not, this LED sign is too big of a steal not to snag. It's relatively small in size so it won't feel overwhelming, but will most definitely add a playful element to your interior. Whether you're having a party or just want to add a little something to your living space, this wall hanging will do the trick.
12: Metal Bottle Opener
Speaking of fun bar accessories — don't forget about a new bottle opener. You can never have enough of these, especially when they're getting increasingly adorable. Serve up your drinks this season with a summery option like this cute turtle.
13: Succulent Tea Lights
Tea lights are always great to have on hand to add some twinkly elements to both your interior and backyard. While we didn't think there were many ways to update these classic candles, these succulent-shaped options proved us wrong.
14: Classic Alarm Clock
We know that we shouldn't be staring at the screen of our smartphone before we fall asleep, and yet we do it night after night. Get back to basics with a traditional alarm clock to help break that bad phone-in-bed habit. You won't need to keep your phone on your nightstand when you have this alarm clock to help you rise and shine.
15: Cloth Napkins
After your table is perfectly set and styled, setting down paper napkins can ruin your carefully crafted aesthetic. Fancier cloth napkins always make a big impact at table settings, and these tiny, fringed options will pair perfectly with all of your serveware and centerpieces.
16: Rattan Hurricane Candleholder
Beach-inspired home decor is ultra popular right now, no matter where you're geographically located. From city apartments to country homes, people can't get enough of trendy seaside accents. These candle holders will help you achieve that look without committing completely to the overall style. Set these on your media unit or coffee table to set the mood in your living space.
17: Flamingo Candle
Looking to add some bright color? Look no further than these flamingo candles. These quirky candles will bring a smile to your face every time you see them propped up on your counter. They're also "sunrise scented" to add a touch of fragrance to your space.
18: Accent Rug
You can't forget about the textiles when shopping for new decor. This tiny rug is perfect for any entryway, kitchen or the foot of your bed. With a price tag under $20, it's hard to find a reason not to spruce up your floors with such a fun piece. The trendy color palette, pattern and added fringe texture make this rug a must.
19: Wineglass Markers
If you don't already have a set of wineglass markets, now's the time to pick up a few. These temporary markers are safe on glass and ceramic products and are sure to make your dinner parties even more fabulous. Use these to personalize your guests' wine glasses so you don't get them mixed up or to label different cheeses on your serving board so everyone will be able to identify their favorites.
20: Olive Leaf and Lemon Diffuser
Make your home smell super fresh this season by adding a subdued yet noticeable scent. The fresh, herbal notes of this candle or diffuser (take your pick) will bring the fabulous smells of the outdoors right into your home all season long.
21: Throw Blanket
Blankets aren't just for the cooler seasons. Whether the air conditioning is on full blast or there is a breeze coming through the windows, having a throw blanket easily accessible is a must. Pick up a fun throw with bursts of colors and tassel detailing to make any chair or sofa the ultimate relaxation zone.
22: Bamboo Stand
With the warmer weather here, spending some extra time in the kitchen whipping up fun drinks and pasta salads isn't the worst way to spend your evenings. If you have new recipes you want to try, this bamboo stand will prop up any book or tablet you have. Referencing the instructions will be less of a pain and your kitchen will look like the real deal.
23: Printed Pot Holders
Show off your personality everywhere in your home — including your kitchen. There are tons of pot holders on the market that add an extra bit of style, but we're loving these cat-printed ones. Hang these from a hook right near your stove to make cooking tasks a little bit more fun.
24: Serving Utensils
When it's time to serve up salads, make everyone smile with these bamboo utensils. Why opt for ordinary kitchen essentials when you can have this happiness-inducing set instead? Use them to toss together your favorite meal and enjoy.
25: Galvanized Tray
If you're looking to introduce some farmhouse flair to your home, this galvanized tray is for you. From organizing fresh bouquets of flowers to serving a midday drink in your backyard, this trendy tray will come in handy in a variety of ways.
Peach + Chocolate Brown + Ivory
You may think chocolate brown is only suitable for cold-weather decor, but when mixed with peach and ivory it becomes spring-ready. Use these rich shades in small doses, and allow new neutrals to soften the look.
Lemon Yellow + Grass Green + White
One of the most classic ways to add a touch of spring to any room is with yellow and green. Instead of a pastel yellow, choose vibrant shades of lemon or canary, and mix them with a grassy green.
Emerald Green + Blush Pink
Complementary colors are always a perfect combination, since each color sits directly opposite the other on the color wheel, resulting in the perfect contrast. Here, red and green are given a fresh twist for the season. Red is toned down to blush, and green has a touch of blue, making it appear more emerald.
Powder Blue + Birch
Looking for a mix of woods and cool hues? Try mixing powder blue with light birch tones, resulting in a light and airy look that's slightly Scandinavian in style.
Robin's Egg Blue + Bubblegum Pink
Bubblegum pink and robin's egg blue are often associated with more youthful spaces, but if you mix the elements right, these hues can fit almost any age group or style. Here, molded Eames-style chairs in a muted shade of robin's egg blue appear a bit more grown-up than baby blue. And did you know blush pink is the new neutral? These draperies will work for the entire family.
Blue-Gray + Blush Pink + White
Put a gender-neutral spin on your spring color schemes by pairing muted pinks with blue-gray. Even though there's no overly saturated color in the mix, the warm and cool hues will strike a nice contrast.
Purple + Turquoise + Tangerine
Can't decide on a color? Choose a pattern that mixes the best of them. This playful throw pillow showcases purple, turquoise and tangerine hues, for an accent piece that fits almost anywhere.
Navy + Teal + Coral
Mashup summer and spring with a combination of navy, teal and coral. Here, the solid, teal-toned lounge chairs are given a style boost with a Southwestern-style throw in different shades of coral and salmon while a white and navy rug offers a soft underfoot.
Navy + Nectarine + White
If there's one color scheme that's equally fit for spring and summer, it's orange and blue. Make things a little springier by opting for shades of orange that have more yellow than red undertones. Here, nectarine is paired with navy blue and white for a fun and fresh vibe.