Top 20 homeware purchases for under £20

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Now Christmas is over and the winter’s drawing on, things can all start to seem a bit cold and miserable.

So, what better way to brighten up drab January days than with these cheap and cheery homeware finds designed to put a smile on your face.

And to make it even better, everything on this list is under £20, proving that a room (and mood) transformation doesn’t have to break the bank.

I Wet My Plants Mister

Feeling thirsty

Keep thirsty greenery hydrated throughout the winter months with this tongue-in-cheek plant mister. That’s this week’s guilty payday purchase sorted.

Buy it for £12 from Red Candy.

Back To Basics Candles

Vegan vibes (Picture: THEOCOHEN)

We could all do with a mood uptick and these vegan-friendly candles in aromas including Black Pomegranate and Egyptian Amber will help get your glow back.

Buy them for £20 each from F.Y.G.

Bronx Hanging Fruit Bowl

Hanging out

Keep your daily quota of fresh fruit to hand with this industrial-style hanging bowl. Good stuff.

Buy it for £18 from Next.

Anaïa Contemporary Metal Vase

Here comes the sun

Yellow is tipped for big things this season, so this modern metal vase in punchy saffron will always have your back. Just add sunshine.

Buy it for £16 from La Redoute.

Cotton Towel With Lace Trim

Fit for a lady

If you’ve got Bridgerton fever (who hasn’t?), then dial up the period drama look with vintage-style towels and crochet trim on, well, everything. We’re in love.

Buy it for £9.99 (set of 3) from Zara Home.

Dusky Pink Sakura Cherry Blossom Dinner Plate

Jazz up your dining table

Tablescaping is set to stay as dining rooms reboot into stay-at-home eateries. Let these cherry blossom print plates do the hard work for you.

Buy it for £12 from Rockett St George.

Star Fish Gold Door Knob

Seeing stars

Upgrade a tired piece of furniture for less, with these sweet, starfish door knobs with an opulent gold finish. New stock expected February.

Buy it for £3.95 from Graham & Green.

Dried Hares Tail Bunch

Natural touch

Dried flowers are still a design must-have this year, and this bunch of whispery Hares Tail will add a subtle, textural flourish in any corner of the home.

Buy it for £16.50 (around 35 stems) from Cox & Cox.

Bee Hive Measuring Bowls

For un-bee-lievable bakes

Bee prints are making a real buzz this year so jolly up your lockdown bakes and makes with these vibrant measuring bowls.

Buy them for £14 from Red Candy.

Unbreakable Wheat Straw Cups

Unbreakable Wheat Straw Cups

A set of handy beakers made from eco-friendly wheat straw, in the prettiest sweetshop hues, are our stay-at-home top buy for the whole family.

Buy them for £11.99 (set of 5), Amazon.

Crab Salt And Pepper Shakers

Need a claw?

Lift your spirits with these quirky, crab claw-shaped salt and pepper shakers – the best way to lighten up lunchtimes, with change from a tenner. A snip.

Buy them for £9.95 from Graham & Green.

Printable Modern Wall Art by AlbertMoon

Morning motivation

Sometimes all we need is a quick reminder of brighter times ahead, and this digital wall art can be printed at home in minutes, to do just that.

Buy it for £4.50 from Etsy.

Wells Orange Wall Light

Brighten up

WFH and online school are the new norm so this neat little wall light will help shine a light on work, rest and play.

Buy it for £20 (bulb not included), Habitat.

PEP&CO Tiger cushion


There’s no better moment for a bright, brash tiger-motif cushion to re-energise a lacklustre corner. Time to go wild in the aisles.

Buy it for £5 from Poundland (in-store only).

Mini Shell Handmade Vegan Soy Candle by Ajouter Store

Shell out on these

We’re longing for summer, so these pretty, shell-shaped, soy candles might just instil a teeny hint of sunnier days right now.

Buy them for £14.99, Not On The High Street.

Kirkton House Wire Bath Tray

Life of luxury

This chic, gold wire bath rack will elevate a simple soak to a five-star, hotel-at-home plunge. Just bring a book, candle and glass of wine… and relax…

Buy it for £9.99 from Aldi.

Rainbow Door Mat

Welcome everyone

Rainbows remain our symbol of hope, so celebrate all things bold, bright and beautiful with this coir door mat.

Buy it for £19.50 from Sweetpea & Willow.

Small Amos Face Vases

Funny face

Everybody wants to see a few more friendly faces around the home and these sherbet-coloured clay vases might just do the trick.

Buy it for £16.95 from Graham & Green.

Pink Palm Pattern Easy Care Reversible Duvet Set

Next-level duvet days

Give your boudoir a payday-friendly upgrade with this pretty, pale pink and white bedding set. Duvet days just went up a notch.

Buy it for £12 for a double from George Home.

Palma Tea Towels

Palma Tea Towels Oliver Bonas

Dreaming of a summer getaway? We hear you. These vibrant, orange and teal botanical-print tea towels are here just in time to put you in the sunniest, holiday mood.

Buy it for £15 (set of 2) from Oliver Bonas.

The Cushion Factory Two Pack Multicolour Wavy Tapestry Chair Pads


If you’re a big fan of Missoni prints, then these multicolour chair pads (42 x 42 cm) should be on your design radar.

Buy it for £14.99 from TK Maxx.

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