8 Great-Looking Furniture Finds for $50 or Less — Cheap Thrills

If you’re itching to update your living space but don’t have much wiggle room in your budget at the moment, don’t worry. There are plenty of accent pieces and small updates that clock in around the $50 mark, keeping you from eating ramen and beans for the rest of the month because of an interior design craving. While you want to invest in big-ticket items that get a lot of use in your home—like your living room couch or bed frame—there’s nothing wrong with playing with cheaper collections when it comes to adding a new touch to your surroundings. Check out some options ahead, and see if any of these speak to your eye.

A new coffee table can bring a big change to your living room, and this mod version can make a big statement without overpowering the rest of your decor. Simple and modern, the two tiers on this wallet-friendly table give you plenty of room for displaying your favorite books and personal items and housing remotes galore.

The tropical print trend is still going strong, and lets you bring a splash of pattern into your room without being overly loud. Technically made for the outdoors, it will be even more durable to stains, pets and more inside.

If you want a little more storage or are looking for a comfy table to prop your legs on, this dark gray ottoman may be just the ticket.

Store your favorite blankets or kiddos’ stuffed animals in this, or just leave it empty to create a geometric accent in your room. Bonus! If you like color or quirky touches, there’s a fun pom-pom DIY from A Beautiful Mess you can craft to add a burst of color.

Clean and simple, this understated nightstand lets you play with a minimalist aesthetic. The back also has cord openings in it, letting you charge various electronics without wires cluttering up your tabletop space.

Coming in both a black or a white option, you can pile your favorite books and frames into the shelves, or store attractive baskets and boxes to hide some of your more random knick-knacks. Can’t quite splurge on storage boxes yet? You can try DIYing your own using shoe boxes following this Helena Nord tutorial.

Place it next to your favorite reading chair or right in front of the spot on the couch you like watching TV from, and feel the comfy vibes.

Whether you use it as a TV stand or a side table to store a few key decor items in your living room, this is an inexpensive but pretty accent for those who enjoy a throwback aesthetic.



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