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Guest Picks: Top Target Home Accessories Under $50
Dayka Robinson Designs
When it comes to design, the devil is really in the details. If you scour your favorite shelter magazines, you'll notice that the best rooms are always perfectly styled. Want to bring that look into your own home without breaking the bank? Shop my picks for the top home accessories from Target that won't break the bank — everything is under $50! — Dayka from Dayka Robinson Design
Nate Berkus Mesh and Tweed Toss Pillow, Gold - $24.99
Don't kid yourself — every home can use a little oomph. The good thing about this Nate Berkus toss pillow is that there's only a hint of glam. If you're on the fence about incorporating sequins into your living space, this is the perfect way to test the waters without going overboard.
Nate Berkus Port Mirror - $29.99
Every time I see this mirror (even in photos), I just want to run my hand over it. It's all about texture, texture, texture! Don't be afraid to mix and match tactile accessories to create your ideal look. The more (thoughtfully) eclectic your space, the more your guests will think your room was styled by a designer.
Faux Wood Resin Table Lamp - $39.99
I literally gasped when I saw this. It's not available in stores, so I've never seen it in person, but I love it. It's on my "must buy" list! The base has an incredibly gorgeous shape, and even though it's resin (and not real wood), I'd say the shape alone is worth your hard-earned dollars. In the nursery, living room, guest room or man cave, consider this your new multipurpose lamp.
Threshold Gold Snake Print Embossed Serving Tray - $24.99
Serving trays in general make things look neater. Have a lot of stuff you like to keep close by when you're watching TV? Use a tray to corral all of your items into one place. And if you happen to find one that's gold and embossed with a faux crocodile pattern, even better!
Threshold Frame with Mat - $19.99
Gallery walls are one of the easiest ways to create visual interest in your home, but people often get them wrong. For a real art-gallery look, print all of your photos in black and white and hang them in frames that have a white mat and a very similar finish. This will make sure that the eye focuses on the most important part — the images — and not the frames themselves. This walnut frame is a great updated take on the typical black frame.
Threshold Rectangular Patio Rug, Tan Leaf - $29.99
Entryways are some of the most-ignored spaces in the home. Greet your guests with a splash with this graphic leaf rug. The best part is that it's an outdoor rug, so it can really stand up to your hard-wearing company.
Threshold Decorative Agate Figural/Single Bookend - $19.99
Agate anything — coasters, lamp finials, bookends — is all the rage. The design world is agate crazy these days. Accessories are the perfect places to follow trends because they're smaller ticket items that won't break your wallet when it's time for a change. So if you're a trend follower (like I sometimes I am), consider a pair of these agate bookends to dress up your books.
Threshold Starburst Mirror - $39.99
Groups of decorative mirrors always make a statement, if they're the right scale. For a designer look, try a set of these 24-inch starburst mirrors. Whether over your bed, above your sofa or in your dining room, they're sure to create impact.
Nate Berkus 'La Rouse' Mirror - $39.99
Three words: shape, lacquer, gold. I love it!
Nate Berkus Arrowhead Rug, Onyx - $29.99
This Arrowhead rug was a favorite of mine the minute it hit the shelves. It's wool and has a pattern that doesn't scream "look at me!" It's perfect if you want the entry walls, not just the floor, to be the star.
Nate Berkus Diamond Jute Rug, Brown - $29.99
Sometimes design can get overwhelming when you try to do too much: match too many patterns, include too many accessories, layer too many books. I love that this Diamond Jute rug is simple, but it's the simplicity that makes it a star. And because it's jute, you know it's a workhorse.
Threshold Faux Pony Hair Pillow, Gray - $24.99
A well-styled home incorporates accessories of varying textures and visual interest. If you can't afford a real pony hair pillow, this faux number comes in at a close second (and a fraction of the cost).
Threshold Lamp Base Campanula Ceramic, White Crackled, Large - $46.99
Occasionally, I like a white lamp. Sometimes I just need a simple piece to anchor the room. With its crackled finish, this lamp is simple — simple plus.
Threshold Clear Acrylic Lamp Base - $54.99
OK, OK, so I snuck something in here that is slightly over $50, but can you blame me? I have a craving for almost anything Lucite/acrylic, and this lamp is a stunner. By the end of the summer, I'm sure this will be on clearance, so it's almost like I'm right with the price anyways.
Room Essentials Rugby Stripe Throw, Red - $19.99
A rugby stripe throw blanket? Yes, please. I don't normally veer towards red accessories, but red and white stripes? Yes, ma'am. This version is only $20 and is machine washable. Sold.
Gopala Toss Pillow Collection, Black/Gray - $38
Be still my beating heart. You only need one of these to pack a punch in your decor. Mix it in with a few smaller and larger print throw pillows, and you'll have a perfectly styled sofa.
Nate Berkus Decorative Bolo Knot Figural - $9.99
Honesty moment: Things like this don't really serve any purpose, but they are interesting tactile items that work really well in styling your home. I love ropes, knots and balls, so I'd get this and add it to a vignette. Sometimes it's the smallest items that make your space sing.
Nate Berkus Bamboo Stool - $39.99
If this bamboo stool were listed on a high-end designer site, it would cost at least 10 times the price. Go ahead and fool your friends by making them think you've been scouring the international street markets with this find. I promise, they won't know the difference. Plus, you can add a tray and lamp to turn this into the perfect side table.
Nate Berkus Yellow Tortoise Shell - $39.99
I know these have been all over the web — and you might be tired of them — but there's a good reason for their staying power: They're amazing! In fact, I just bought six for myself on clearance at my local Target for $11 each. They can go anywhere in your home, and even if you don't have a place for them yet, get them now anyways. At this price, they'll be gone forever before you know it!
Nate Berkus Chevron Storage Box, Brown - $12.99
I use storage boxes to hold my remotes, important cards, loose change and the like. This box is on the smaller side, so I'd use it to hold my jewelry on my nightstand or to hold my collection of matchbooks in the living room. There's always something to store in these boxes, right?
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