Good riddance, 2020! We’re not looking back! Instead, we’re going to turn our sights to the possibilities of the future and the brand new year. Many people commit to a New Year’s resolution that improves health, relationships, or finances. But, after spending so much time at home in 2020, you’re probably ready to improve your home’s appearance.
Creating a cozy, balanced, calming look for your home involves choosing pieces that you know you love to look at but also offer functionality. A sweet spot is finding an object that improves a space’s visual appeal but also performs a task. For instance, a handsome lamp is pretty to look at when it’s off but it also serves a purpose. We’re not dissing the knick-knacks! The most important thing is that you love it. Here are some home decor options we think you’ll enjoy that will spiffy up your place in the new year.
$17.99 at the time of publication
Mason jar sconces are the perfect home decoration for those who like the farmhouse rustic vibes. They’ll even bring the perfect amount of lighting to the room to really set the mood. And despite their affordable price, they don’t look cheap at all. If you are looking to bring more brightness to your space in the new year, new lighting is a bright idea.
$21.99 at the time of publication
It’s the perfect minimalistic shelving for the room that just needs a little “something.” If you have limited space, you can literally “cut corners” with shelves like this with minimal impact. According to the reviews, these shelves are easy to install and great quality for a great price. Some have even said that it’s the perfect shelf to display your collectibles as well. See, we’ve found the perfect home for those knick-knacks in the new year.
$25.99 at the time of publication
Organization in any space is key and it’s also helpful that the thing you’re using to organize your space is pretty as well. If exceptional organization is top of mind for home decorating success in the new year, this desk organizer will set you up for success with a place for all of your books, papers, gadgets, and more. Throw a plant on it and you’re in business!
$31.96 at the time of publication
This illuminating macrame home decor has plenty of fans on Amazon with over a four-and-a-half star rating. And according to the reviews, it’s the perfect gift for a teen’s room, their first dorm room, or even their first apartment after graduating college. Many others called it a fun and unique way to display photos. Use this to display photos in your home office or gift it to your kid for their bedroom and we gaurantee the space will feel warmer in the new year.
$25.99 at the time of publication
Another great addition to any room of any home, apartment, or even a dorm room, is this ultra-soft area rug from LOCHAS. You, your kids, your pets, your friends, the neighbors, everyone will love how soft this casual rug feels. And other happy customers called the colors of the rug beautiful. If you’d like to make a huge impact on a room by buying just one item, a rug is a gamechanger. Treat your toes to the softness they deserve in the new year!
$23.33 at the time of publication
How stylish are these Umbra Fotochain Photo Frames? It’s such a unique way to hang and display your best photographs in your home. The frames are a home decoration themselves! These frames will quickly become the centerpiece of any room or hallway that they hang in. If you want to display more of the awesome pictures you’re taking in the new year, grab these chic frames.
$18.99 at the time of publication
Perfect home decor for the bedroom, dorm room, or nursery, oh my! This moon phase garland is understated, sophisticated, and the perfect piece to add a little shine. Let simplicity be bliss in the new year with this subtle wall hanging.
$35.92 at the time of publication
Put this piece of home decor on your coffee table or on your dining room table and watch it instantly become the focal point of the room. This statement piece is abstract enough to not overwhelm but the textural elements offer visual interest. If you’re looking for a decorative piece, this one will receive tons of compliments from the guests you host in the new year.
$26.95 at the time of publication
For my home decor people who love rustic-looking signs, this one is for you. It comes ready to hang and is made of high-quality real wood. It’s an excellent size for most people and will add a touch of hope and warmth to any room. If you are after more positive affirmations for your new year, this would do the trick!
$24.99 at the time of publication
Good looking greenery that you don’t have to care for or water sounds like the kind of home decor we like! These faux eucalyptus plants don’t look like a cheap piece of plastic and instead resemble the real deal. If you don’t have a green thumb but like the green, treat yourself to some faux potted plants. They will bring more life to your home in the new year!
$27.97 at the time of publication
It’s a sign for all the seasons. If it’s Valentine’s Day use the heart for the “O” in “HOME,” if it’s the Fourth of July use the American Flag that’s in the shape of a star, you see where we are going with this. The letters have a great weight to them and it’s a great addition to any shelve or fireplace mantle. Have a sign for every season of the new year with this home sign.
$29.99 at the time of publication
This rustic and functional mail holder box has a five-star rating. Put it on your desk at home, or hang it by your front door to help you keep all your mail in one place. This piece of decor can help keep your home organized in the new year. It’s not too big and not too small and is going to be the perfect cubby for all of your letters and correspondences.
$39.99 at the time of publication
A bouquet of flowers that will last a lifetime because they are made out of recycled sheet paper. What a neat idea this is? Not only would this bouquet be celebrating music but it’s also the perfect centerpiece for any dinner table, end table, coffee table, any place in the home! Show off your love of music to friends and family in the new year with these paper roses.
$99.99 at the time of publication
It’s the gift of storage and decor. How awesome are these DEERUN Round Velvet Storage Ottomans? Not only would they look great in any living room, but they also provide storage and a footrest for your guests. Dare we say, these are the triple threat of home decor? Keep your living room floors clear of toys in the new year with these convenient ottomans.
$33.17 at the time of publication
One can never have too many blankets. Sweet Home Collection’s Luxurious Basket Weave Blanket is deliciously cozy, made out of 100-percent fine cotton, and comes in 15 colors. Texture is so important when dressing a home and a chunky weave like this one brings a graphic element to any space. Get this affordable blanket and stay fashionable and warm in the new year.
$32.99 at the time of publication
This Ashler Soft Faux Sheepskin Fur is very versatile. Use it as a couch cover or a rug and it will make any piece of furniture or room look very expensive and who doesn’t want that. If you want to like fancy but are on a budget, this is the product you need in your home for the new year.
$30.99 at the time of publication
Amazon Branded product are perfect for basic home needs. The Rivet Rustic Stoneware Crosshatch Indoor Outdoor Flower Plant Pot is no exception. This one is built for indoor and outdoor plants, which gives you a little bit more of a selection when you pick out which plant you want to pair with it. New year and new plants will take new pots and this one is a steal.
$7.99 at the time of publication
Album art is actual art and it can be displayed if you’ve got some you’d love to look at all the time. Pick some of your favorites and grab these Album Mount Vinyl Record Frames to create the gallery wall of your dreams. These will bring a fresh, casual vibe to your home. If you want to chill more in the new year, grab these and get hanging.
$35.95 at the time of publication
We can’t overlook the bathroom as it is one of the most criminally unorganized and decorated rooms in many homes. This bathroom organizer looks excellent and serves the purpose of making your morning routine even easier. This set comes with a natural wood tray, a lotion dispenser, a soap dish, a toothbrush holder, and a wastebasket. The neutral color of the wood makes it so that it would work in any bathroom. Kick your bathroom gear game up a notch with this amazing set. You know you want more peaceful mornings in the new year.
$186.17 at the time of publication
This Walker Edison Furniture Industrial Faux Leather Chair would go beautifully with a desk. You can also consider a few of these stylish chairs to place around your dinner table. They’re neutral enough to go with most styles and color schemes. Give yourself a rest in the new year with a nice chair to relax in.
$115.10 at the time of publication
If you read about that last chair and realized you wanted a new desk as well, you’re in luck. This handsome Ameriwood Home Candon Desk will add warmth to any room with its rich wood-colored tones. If your New Year’s resolution is to get more stuff done, this desk would certainly help you achieve some of your goals!
$118.33 at the time of publication
When it comes to the walls of our homes, nothing makes a house feel more lived in or cozy than when pictures and art are hung on them. From our favorite family photos to that perfect accent piece, we believe that you can never have too many things on your walls. So this Drops of Blue and Teal Print is perfect for bringing color into any home. Get some new prints for your new year!
$88.59 at the time of publication
These farmhouse seeded floor lamps offer a touch of industrial edge with metal with the softness of the warm light they’ll provide. Floor lamps are the perfect accent piece because they help bring a room together and light your home more romantically than overhead lights. Your new year could look extra bright!
$36.99 at the time of publication
You don’t have to purchase all new bedding to give your bed a face fresh look. Buying a duvet color can dramatically impact your bedroom and completely change its feel. These JELLYMONI Striped Duvet Cover Sets are made from 100% Natural Cotton and look oh so comfortable. Handsome up your home in the new year with a new duvet!
$79.99 at the time of publication
This lamp is drama, mama. Not only does it give the right amount of lighting to make a space more inviting, but it also sets the mood. And the right lighting fixture can bring any room of your home to life and help with the entire vibe of the decor. How cool is this Versanora Ayden Table Lamp? Show of your glam side in the new year with this handsome lamp.
$127.99 at the time of publication
If you’re looking for a statement, nothing makes a declaration quite like gold. This ANDY STAR Gold Round Mirror has a clean, elegant look that would fit in any room in your home. Put this near the front door to take one last look before you leave the house. Use it as a vanity mirror for a powder room. This design also lends itself well to many different styles and color schemes. Take a good look in the mirror in the new year with this fabulous round one.
$130.00 at the time of publication
Not into gold? Consider this rectangular mirror instead! According to NoboHome, “mirrors not only enlarge the space, but they also add more light in the room.” A mirror can really revamp a space with little effort. And like Amazon points out, the trademark rubber frame of this Hub Mirror “doubles as a bumper, making it perfect for high-traffic areas like entryways.” Make sure you’re looking your best every day in the new year!
$20 at the time of publication
If you want to love yourself and others more in the new year, this pillow would be a great reminder every time you see it. The pillow has the positive message, “love you more” printed on it and we’re sure it would be welcome in many rooms of the home but especially the living room. It going to with just about every sofa!
$21.95 at the time of publication
Finding the perfect planter that works for the type of plant and your own personal aesthetic can be a challenge. This Willow + Key – Plant Pot isn’t just the perfect home for a plant, but could easily be a statement piece in any room in your home! You have to appreciate a good gold accent. Stay golden in the new year with this gorgeous luxury planter.
$95.06 at the time of publication
Another trick to making any room look instantly classier is a statement clock hanging from the walls. If you need to fill a big gap in your gallery wall or need a big statement piece, the Blue Grey Metal Cut Out Roman Numeral Wall Clock stands 36-inches tall, it would be the perfect addition to your home. Don’t let the new year pass you by! Get this clock to stay on time in style.
$140 at the time of publication
A nice, cozy blanket that looks as good as it feels is just what your home needs. This Johana Howard Cozi Throw is just the thing you want elegantly draped over your sofa, ready to be wrapped around your body when it is time to get snug and watch a movie. Adding texture is a decorating practice that many people fail to do enough of! Bring texture to each room with a shaggy throw like this. Your new year will certainly be warm!
$115.29 at the time of publication
This may be a Bar Cart, but it can be used for so much more than just drinks. If you always have a wide variety of beverages for your guests then this is the perfect item for your home. But it can also be a great piece of accent furniture if you don’t keep alcohol in the house. Use it for a coffee station or for a gorgeous shelf for dishes and more. Celebrate more in the new year with this stylish, gold bar cart.
$30 – $68 at the time of publication
A delicious smelling candle that looks as sumptuous as it smells is what you need more of in the new year. These Voluspa Maison Candles are made with coconut wax and are known for their luxurious scents that will make any room in the home smell like an exotic dream. You deserve pretty things.
$147 at the time of publication
We get it, it’s just another blanket, but according to people like Chrissy Teigen and Kim Kardashian West, the Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw is worth every dollar. Like Amazon says about this splurge-worthy gift it’s irresistibly soft. So soft that “you’ll never want to get out of bed after cuddling under this extremely soft throw blanket.” If it’s good enough for Teigen’s home it should be good enough for your own! Get more blankets in the new year, folks!
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$35 at the time of publication
Do you want to add whimsy and playfulness to any room in your home? Check out these large Scrabble tile letters you can use to create words for your walls. You can use the names of your family members or words that make you smile. Add pictures in the gaps left by the shape that’s forms and you’ve got a gallery wall. We could all use more fun in the new year, right?
There you go! 35 items you should buy to beautify your home in the new year! Whether or not you have a New Year’s resolution you’re anxious about sticking to, these items will surely make you feel special in your space and improve your life in a small way. We hope you really do take time to get yourself a treat as 2020 has been rather bitter. You deserve it.
We hope you found the perfect thing to help you add extra drama, joy, cheerfulness, glam, or whatever you want, to your home. Fill it with the things that make you feel comfortable and at home. There’s nothing better than that! Happy hunting! Happy New Year!
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Andrew is a Chicago-based writer who enjoys finding the best of the internet, obsessively making lists, and cooking for friends. After studying Film and Art History, he developed a deep love for both topics. Celebrity news, pop culture, and stories that bring people together are his passions.
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