We’ve been staying home a little more for the last two years and with this being the “new normal”, now is probably the best time to give your safe haven a little makeover to make the space more inviting, inspiring, and homely.
But, there’s no need to break the bank with such a makeover. That’s because AVENUE ONE has done the legwork to find 10 trendy and functional home decor pieces that will not only make your home look like it’s fresh out of a Pinterest board, but are also extremely affordable with nothing going for more than S$30 on this list.
And with safety restrictions loosening up gradually, you may be able to spruce up your living space just in time to welcome guests into your humble, refreshed abode once again.
1. Wide-Legged Tray
Minimalist-looking display trays are a dime a dozen, but we found an interesting-looking one with wide, stubby legs that give the tray its sturdiness.
It’ll certainly make a great centrepiece on any dining table or even as a decor piece on your vanity table for displaying your favourite perfumes.
Retails for S$29.90 on Zalora.
2. Macrame wall shelf
If you’re someone who can’t justify hanging a piece of framed art or wall decor, this functional yet aesthetically pleasing macrame hanging shelf might just change your mind.
Retails for S$71.95 on Shopee, but it’s currently on sale for S$28.78 at the time of writing.
3. Brass glass organiser
If your makeup has been strewn loosely all over the place recently, it’s time to get an organiser and get into declutter mode.
With several functional slots, compartmentalising your makeup collection has never been easier with this brass glass organiser. It could even double up as a coffee table organiser to store all your nitty-gritty items and remote controls.
You’ll also love the gold trimming that helps elevate the entire look of this simple clear glass organiser.
Retails for S$19.90 on Zalora.
4. Punch needle coasters
Need a little pop of colour in the living room? Get a few of these quirky punch needle coasters, we promise they’re an instant mood lifter for just about everyone.
Retails for S$14.69 per coaster on Etsy.
5. Rattan trays
You can now fulfil your breakfast-in-bed dreams with these versatile rattan trays that also double as aesthetically pleasing decorative storage trays.
Need to update the ‘gram a little? Grab one of these babies for your flatlay shot and you’ll be raking in all the ‘likes’ in no time.
These rattan trays are available in three different sizes and retail from S$9.25 on Shopee.
6. Personalised pillows
Want to add a personal touch to your safe haven? You can never go wrong with personalised goods to commemorate you and your significant other’s special day.
Retails from S$15.71 on Etsy.
7. Woven laundry basket
It’s time to say goodbye to plastic laundry baskets that barely last a year and hello to large woven laundry baskets that are not only trendy but also more environmentally friendly.
Retails for S$60.93 on Lazada, but it’s currently on sale for S$20.31 at the time of writing.
The pink seashell-inspired armchair has been all the rage on social media lately and you can find one with a much more affordable price tag on Taobao!
If you aren’t a big fan of pink, this chair is also available in a wide variety of colours, including grey, blue, and green.
Retails from S$20.54 on Taobao.
9. Hanging mirror
Mirrors help create the illusion of larger living area and this gilded mirror stands out for its unique wall-hanging function that can help you save a great deal of space.
This hanging mirror is available in various sizes starting at 45cm and prices start from S$15.37 on Taobao.
10. Decorative posters
If your walls are looking a little duller than they should be, these abstract Japanese floral-inspired posters will help add personality to an otherwise plain wall.
Retails from S$1.53 per poster on Shopee.
Alternatively, satiate your wanderlust and reminisce your last overseas vacation with these posters that feature some of the world’s prettiest landmarks.
Retails from S$2.96 per poster on Shopee.