Super-affordable yet luxe home accents to make your home look expensive - our shopping editor's best work yet

It shouldn’t have to cost the earth to make your home look luxurious, so our shopping editor has selected the very best in elegant-yet-affordable buys for you to browse

gilded mirror and grecian statue-style vases on a shelf with floral wallpaper behind
(Image credit: Anthropologie)

Furniture and fixtures might make up the bread and butter of your home’s style, but what about the luxe accents that show a little extra effort has been put in to elevate your home’s aesthetic? The generous spread of wild strawberry conserve and sprinkling of powdered sugar on top, if you will?

I’m a firm believer that you can make a huge difference to the look and feel of your home with the help of carefully considered smaller accessories and other pieces of decor - and it doesn’t have to cost the earth! As a shopping editor, I come across some genuinely beautiful (and surprisingly affordable) home accessories while browsing the best home decor stores, so I’ve selected a few top picks for you below.


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Valeza Bakolli
Contributing Shopping Editor

Valeza Bakolli is an experienced shopping editor. She previously worked at BuzzFeed where she honed her skills in all things shopping - from gift guide curation to spotting top home trends. Finding the best bargains online is her happy place (you won’t believe how much she got her Nespresso machine for!) and when she’s not romanticizing her morning coffee routine, you’ll probably find her creating a tablescape for yet another alfresco dining event in her backyard.