14 Home Staples Under $25 That You Need in 2019

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It's official, the new year is here. And what better time to start thinking about little updates that you can make to your home? From fresh new prints to unique objects, details matter and can make or break a space. But there's no need to spend a pretty penny when it comes to styling your abode. Here are 14 items under $25 that you should get your mitts on ASAP.

1. Society6 Eoxe's Roy's Retro Motel Art Print, $23.99

Make a blank space pop with a large photographic print. Society6 is great for scouring out new talent and original pieces like this retro motel snap. For an individual look, hang with bulldog clips so you can quickly swap it out for fresh inspiration.

2. Hay Time Medium Hourglass in Burnt Orange, $20

So your New Year's resolution is to be more efficient? We hear you. Time is of the essence and this hourglass from Hay will help you stay on track. Pop it on your desk to manage your time in 15-minute intervals. Bonus: It will add a hint of subtle sophistication to your workspace.

3. H&M Embroidered Cushion Cover, $24.99

A new year calls for a new pillow cover and this embroidered canvas number is an affordable twist on the typical Moroccan berber rug. Freshen up white bed linen with just one of these patterned pillows, or mix and match on your sofa for a bohemian look.

4. Urban Renewal Vintage Military Laundry Bag, $19

This vintage military-inspired laundry bag will add a utilitarian touch to your bathroom or bedroom and can be hung on doors or effortlessly slouched against a wall. Made from a durable, heavyweight cotton weave, this berry tone is right on trend for 2019 and will hide a number of sins while you're busy with other tasks.

5. Leif Mali Trinket Dishes, $8

These dainty porcelain dishes are inspired by worldly patterns from Mali to Marrakech, and are just right for rings, bracelets, or spare change. Place one on your bedside table for a functional yet aesthetically pleasing addition.

6. Anthropologie Pacifico Pot, $24

Organic pots with interesting textures became increasingly popular in 2018, but this unusual piece is ahead of the game. The handmade glazed earthenware in a natural shade has been combined with rattan, ticking two huge trends off the list for the new year.

7. Bloomingville Sugar Bowl, $20

Hands up if you're guilty of not having a sugar bowl. This tiny ceramic container means business when it comes to afternoon tea, so don't get caught entertaining guests without one. And it even comes with a wooden lid and matching ceramic spoon.

8. Spartan Shop Spanish Wine Glass, $6 each

Good glassware is certainly a staple in any home, but that doesn't mean you have to go traditional. These simple stemless wine glasses are stackable, easy to store, and ideal for get-togethers. We think they look a whole lot more expensive than they are and will take up less space in your cabinets or on your swanky bar cart.

9. H&M Porcelain Plate, $5.99

Eat your heart out Picasso! Abstract faces are another big hitter, and this porcelain plate is a great way to integrate the trend into your home decor. You can be a maximalist or a minimalist with this one, and if you're feeling really brave, there's a matching cup, too.

10. All Across Africa 6-inch Majani Petite Decorative Bowl, $22

Bowls aren't just for holding fresh fruit. We urge you to experiment with your decor this year. Add a three-dimensional point of interest to your hallway by using a woven bowl as a wall hanging. This one is handcrafted by artisans in Uganda using carefully dyed raffia and sweetgrass.

11. Unison Enamel Matte Black Coaster (set of four), $22

Protect that coffee table with this slick set of black and white coasters. Stackable and elegant, the contrasting matte enamel will bring an effortlessly cool vibe to your living room. Place a candle on top of them when not in use.

12. Zara Home Linen Marble Candleholder, $14.90

If you ask us, candles are essential year-round. So display your fave flickering tea lights in style with a classic votive holder like this curved marble beauty.

13. West Elm 10-inch Glass Foundations Vase in Smoke Gray, $19

Who couldn't use another reason to display fresh flowers around the house? Add one or two stems to this gorgeous teardrop-shaped vase to perfectly round out your entryway vignette.

14. Back2Linen Linen Napkin Set in Dark Grey (set of two), $13.76

ICYMI linen is kind of having a moment right now. Spruce up your dinner table with these lovely stonewashed napkins made from 100 percent pure softened linen. They are the gift that will keep on giving.


Emma Jane Palin is a multi-award-winning blogger and freelance writer with a penchant for design and interiors.

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