Here's Everything We're Buying for Amazon Prime Day Today

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July is for summer barbecues, beach days, and fireworks — but if you're into a good deal, it's also for Amazon Prime Day. The third annual discounted shopping event from the behemoth online retailer is offering up deals on everything that you'd want to buy, from high-tech gadgets and classic kids' toys to clothing and knickknacks, so it's the ideal moment to fill up your virtual shopping bag with a covetable variety of must-haves. But it should come as no surprise that we're being particularly thorough in the site's home sections, since we're sure that a dollar can be stretched further when it's used to beautify your personal space. Take a look at the 16 finds we found below.

Modern Table Lamp ( $68.54 )

A nightstand needs more than just your perennial must-reads and a glass of water to be truly functional — it also needs lighting. This option won't take up too much space, either.

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Go ahead and place one or two of these hanging planter vases on your hallway's gallery wall. It will add texture and color to the arrangement without distracting from the rest of the images.

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Hardwood Desk Tray ( $17.87 )

A home office is no use to you unless it's organized, and this simple yet stylish desk tray can help you keep it tidy.

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Sure, we all love a gorgeous kitchen, but it's also great when you can cook a beautiful meal in one, too. This stainless steel sauce pan will withstand your attempts to try new recipes and reinvent old favorites as you make your kitchen smell as good as it looks.

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Bamboo Utensils ( $14.99 )

These dip-dyed bamboo utensils are easy to find in a drawer, and stylish enough to keep in a jar on your kitchen counter. However you choose to store them, these picks will come in handy on a daily basis.

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This pendant light can pretty much make a lasting impact anywhere you decide to hang it. Place it in a kid's bedroom for a fun touch of color and light, or above a kitchen island for a cool finish.

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Buy a pair of these rustic foot stools to place alongside your coffee table for a textural, and accommodating, addition.

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Give a small entryway more function and style with this floating wall shelf. Place a small catch-all inside for your keys, too.

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Whether you use this cake stand for desserts every once in a while or as a fruit stand for every day snacks, its simple lines will make an unobtrusive addition to your kitchen counter.

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If you're still relying on flatware that you purchased years ago, make the switch to a new — and stainless steel option — today.

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This ceramic creamer is perfect for your breakfast nook. Place it alongside a homemade breakfast and your trusty coffee mug, or keep it out throughout the day as a minimalistic vase.

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Give a simple dining table an eye-catching dose of color with these fuchsia modernist side chairs. If this shade is too bright, don't worry — this option comes in multiple colors.

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Storage Jar Set ( $36.99 )

What's one way to keep your favorite snacks neatly packed away, but still within arm's reach? By sticking them in here.

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Two-Tier Bar Cart ( $234.29 )

This metal bar cart would be the perfect addition to your dining room. All it needs is your favorite liquors, a few polished glasses, and a bouquet.

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Side Bench ( $155.88 )

This streamlined bench will look as good in your entryway as it would at the foot of your bed. Your pick.

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Place a set of these beauties around a wood dining table for a midcentury look that's sophisticatedly cool.

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