Just 30 Things You’ll Probably Want In Your Living Room

I am *living* for your future living room.

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1.

A rechargeable lighter to light every candle in your house to create the *perfect* ambience without concern you’ll run out of lighter fluid.


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I’m obsessed with candles, so it was a no-brainer for my husband to gift me this surprisingly super fun gadget for Christmas. It’s really simple to use and charge, and it really works! I’ll never have to buy another lighter again.

Promising review: “This is seriously the coolest device of my winter holiday. It makes lighting candles a breeze. Yes, there is a weird crackling noise, but that’s a super minor annoyance. It’s a super intuitive device. Plus the lighter with the USB (included), charge for a bit, then pop it open and light ALL THE THINGS; well, candles. I don’t know how well it lights cigarettes or whatever. However, for my personal intended use, it’s awesome!” —Jee W

Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

2.

A sofa arm table that’ll be your saving grace if you live in a super small apartment and don’t have room for a full-sized coffee table.


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Promising review: “I love this!!! It is extremely sturdy, and I can use it to place my drink on it with confidence that it won’t fall! It’s the perfect solution to not having enough space for an end table!!!” —Michelle B

Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in three styles).

3.

A sleeper sofa complete with a memory foam mattress you can convert into a bed, so you can have friends and family stay over for long weekends. Slumber party, anyone?!


Amazon

Promising review: “Great price! Quality seems to be great too! Very stylish, I have already had so many compliments on it. I searched and searched for a decent used couch and came up with nothing good, I love that it’s brand new! It’s even longer and deeper than I hoped. Not disappointed. Easy to assemble, took me about an hour. It’s pretty heavy though! A couple pillows in the corners will be the perfect extra comfort. Doesn’t look like a futon at all, but that’s a nice feature to have if you need it. Great color selections. Time will tell if it spot cleans easily, but the material seems like it will. Charlie gave it two paws up before she took a snooze!” —Alexandra

Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $599.99 (available in four colors).

4.

A table lamp with a speaker as the base to wow all of your guests the next time you have a dinner party. They’ll all be wondering “where is the music coming from?”


IKEA

Promising review: “I bought this lamp/speaker the first day it hit the store shelves. The sound is amazing! It’s such a great use of space as it is also a lamp. It is the perfect balance between functional design and technology. I highly recommend this product.” —CraftyChick063

Get it from IKEA for $179.

Read our full review on the lamp/Sonos speaker here.

5.

A Homesick Candle, so your entire living room will smell of your favorite place in the world: home. You can select from your favorite city, state, or even country.


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The next time your friends come over they’ll ask you, “Oooh, what’s that nice smell?” And you can happily direct them to your Homesick Candle that smells just like your favorite place on earth.

Promising review: “I got this as a surprise for my boyfriend. He moved to my state from Texas for college. I wasn’t sure about how it would smell but I figured even if he wasn’t a fan it would be neat as a decoration for his room. When I surprised him with the candle and he smelled it, he actually got very emotional and started crying because he said the smell instantly brought back so many memories of home. I don’t know how they did it, but Homesick Candles managed to replicate the smell of home so well in this candle that it took my boyfriend back home immediately. Definitely worth my money:)” —Bailey K

Get them from Amazon; city candle for $27.98 (available in 18 cities), state candle for $29.95 (available in 50 states), country candle for $29.95 (available in 10 countries).

6.

A ladder bookcase to ~elevate~ your collection of Nicholas Sparks novels — ahem, I mean noteworthy classic tomes.


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Take your love for books (or trinkets, whichever you prefer to display) to new heights with this ladder bookcase. It’s great for making the most out of small spaces — and it just looks really cool.

Promising review: “I really like this bookcase. It was easy to assemble by myself. Really great way to showcase books, CDs, DVDs, photos, vases or plants, trinkets, etc. I think that this open ladder style looks a lot cooler than the typical enclosed bookcase that we’re all used to seeing. The ‘espresso’ color is a very dark brown, almost black. It’s real solid wood, not that crappy particleboard that a lot of shelving at this price range is made of. The shelf is sturdy, and I even have it sitting on carpet.” —Megan M

Get it from Amazon for $62.54 (available in two styles and three colors).

7.

An intricately painted vase covered in florals that just might outshine the supermarket flowers you place in it.


Anthropologie

Promising review: “I purchased all four, and they are more beautiful in person. Well made, and tastefully designed, it goes with any decor. They are the perfect pop of color.” —Jucolovesanthro

Get it from Anthropologie for $28+ (available in three styles).

8.

Or a trio of stands to make sure each and every one of your plant babies has a place of their own.


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Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $69.

9.

A roll of peel-and-stick floral wallpaper, in case you’ve been dying to transform your living room into a scene from literally any Wes Anderson film.


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We chose our wedding venue specifically around the fact it was filled with DOPE wallpaper — just like this floral print. It’s really easy to apply (peel-and-stick!) and can be removed, so don’t stress if you’re renting. It can also be used to jazz up other items like bookcases.

Promising review: “I absolutely LOVE this wallpaper! I’ve never tried a peel and stick before, but now that I have this is SO easy and mess free! I have gotten SO many compliments on it! I didn’t have much waste when lining up the pattern. I guess it would be based on the height of the wall, but for me it was fine. If you are on the fence with this one, this is a MUST-buy!!” —A. Frias

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

10.

A leather recliner to not only give you an identical massage to the one you get while getting a pedicure, but that can also swivel 360 degrees!


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Want to add a little luxury into your living room? Well, let me introduce you to this chair. It is soft but sturdy, has two cup holders, storage bags to hold magazines, and a fantastic heating/massaging feature. Say “yes” to comfort, my friends.

Promising review: “The chair was shipped very quickly, and was very easy to assemble. I really appreciated the twin cup holders, and felt it was a good size for our living room. The customer service is very good, and is worth mentioning here. I had to reach out to them after a couple of months, and not only were they very prompt getting back to me, but they also shipped me a replacement part within a few days and at no cost to me. I felt they valued me as a customer, and made sure I was completely satisfied.” —Martin J

Get it from Amazon for $294.99+ (available in seven styles).

11.

A mid-century styled coffee table with a slab of glass and wood to bring double the style and storage space to your living room.


West Elm

Get it from West Elm for $299 (available in two colors).

12.

A wall art depicting a woman sunbathing to help you bring some fun in the sun into your living room, even in the colder months.


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Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $69.99+ (available in five sizes).

13.

A mirror that’ll answer the question “Who’s the fairest of them all?” Spoiler: The answer is this versatile piece of decor.


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The Evil Queen probably would’ve been a lot more chill if she had been gazing into a trendy mirror like this one, don’t you think? It can be hung on a wall or laid flat as a decorative piece. Fantastic!

Promising review: “I love this mirror. It’s really hard to see in the photo what it is, so it’s a bit hard to imagine what you are going to get. It’s a flat mirror and the gold dimensional parts are up off the mirror so the finished piece is not flat like a regular mirror but very dimensional. I always recommend checking measurements carefully so you know the actual size of what you are getting. This isn’t a huge mirror. I think it is great as a mirror, but am actually using it as a tray on a dresser in my boys’ room.” —@MaggieHDesign

Get it from Amazon for $74.79+ (available in four styles).

14.

A professionally framed gallery wall, so everyone who visits your home will be convinced you have an ~eye for design~.


Framebridge

I got married last year and can honestly tell you I haven’t printed a single photo from the “best day of my life” (gags). It wasn’t until i discovered Framebridge that I even considering doing something with the pics! All you have to do is upload your photos, choose your format and frames, and BOOM! The gallery wall arrive with a guide, so you can decorate stress-free.

Get this gallery wall from Framebridge for $549 (available in three frame styles). And check out more gallery wall options.

15.

A faux-marble coffee table with a hidden storage option, so you’ll have the perfect place to stash the candy you don’t want to share with your roomie.


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Or maybe you’ll just use it for normal-person storage for like…candles and coffee table books. Either way, I can’t stop obsessing over this table. I would make it my own personal Cave of Wonders (y’know, like from Aladdin). And the faux-marble aesthetic is super chic. NEED.

Promising review: “I always eat dinner on the couch because that’s where the TV is, and let me tell you, this coffee table has really streamlined my ability to be grotesquely lazy. It’s inconvenient having to, like, bend over and reach down to get the food in my face. Now the food comes up to me! Don’t judge me, ‘lazy’ is just a more concise way to spell ‘efficient.’ I conserve so much energy, what I’m doing here is inspirational. Living in the future is so magical, and I’m glad you guys are here to share it with me. I have a pile of napkins and plastic cutlery stuffed into the compartment in the table, because I can never remember to grab napkins and utensils when I bring my food over to the couch and it’s always a disaster because I have to decide whether to get back up or just roll the dice and lean into it. But no more!” —Val

Get it from Amazon for $122.57+ (available in black and brown).

16.

A scratch-off map anyone with a bad case of wanderlust will simply adore because they can mark all their past and future adventures while also adding a conversation piece to their living space.


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Promising review: “I gave this as a gift to a traveler. He really liked the way it is and when I informed him that you scratch off all the countries he visited he was so surprised. I put it in a poster frame. Nice idea for someone who travels.” —M. King

Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

17.

A remote organizer, perfect for keeping your various remotes, clickers, channel changes (whatever you call it in your house) in check while looking chic.


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You’re only human if you don’t know where your TV remotes are… ever. This contraption is perfect for storing remotes, house phones (if ya’ have one), and even your cell phone if you want to really focus on what you’re watching.

Promising review: “This remote control holder is the best I’ve ever owned. Not only is it elegant and attractive, it is nice and lightweight and has room for at least five remote controls, however depending on the thinness of the controllers, you could probably fit more in there.

Since it basically just sits on a side table, I believe it’s made of quality material, and will last a very long time. It matched my decor perfectly, and looks exactly as pictured.” —Nicole Cook

Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in five colors).

18.

A floral Rifle Paper Co. rug that’ll make your house feel like a home and help you choose a color scheme for the room.


Anthropologie

I personally have a Rifle Paper Co. rug and it has been one of my best decor investments to date. It helped me home in on a color scheme for the room and I’m forever showered in compliments about it.

Get it from Anthropologie for $129+ (available in five styles and three colors).

19.

A chic marble diffuser that’ll blend seamlessly into your living room decor and also bring positive vibes (and scents) to the room.


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Not only will this gadget help fill your living room with your favorite scents, but it also naturally purifies the air. It will complement your decor with its lovely modern design. It’s simply goooorgeous!

Promising review: “I really like this oil diffuser. The look is perfect for our house and it’s super simple to use. It comes with a cup so you can measure the water. The light isn’t too bright but it’s cute. It’s pretty quiet, I woke up in the middle of the night and I heard water drips, and assumed it came from the oil diffuser but during the day, I can’t hear a thing. This is honestly one of my favorite additions to our home.” —Robyn

Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in black and white).

20.

A cube organizer, perfect for anyone who has a lot of odds and ends they’d like to display in their living room.


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This product is an organizer’s dream come true — it’s simple, but extremely effective for creating a place to store all of your essentials.

Promising review: “I kept delaying the assembly of this cube organizer because I usually find these type of assembly projects to be very frustrating. Now I have procrastinators remorse. This was VERY easy to assemble and probably took me 20 min or less. It’s pretty sturdy and I bought the ClosetMaid 3880 Cubeical fabric drawers which fit perfectly.” —Lucy

Get it from Amazon for $26.82+ (available in eight sizes and seven colors).

21.

A set of wall-mounted shelves to help remove clutter from your bookcase/dresser/floor and make your room look organized at the same time.


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You can end your search for the perfect floating shelves — they’re right here!

Promising review: “These were super easy to install. I live in an apartment so I can’t make holes in the wall but push-pins worked just as well! it was sturdy enough to support my decorations and honestly, they are cute. I love the little paper instructions and the nails that already came with it for assembly. Honestly worth the price, the look, and the assembly.” —Adriana

Get a set of three from Amazon for $14.97+ (available in five colors).

22.

A cozy armchair that’ll be a lovely addition to your living room decor and quickly become your favorite place to cuddle up and read a book.


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Promising review: “We are delighted with this charming, elegant, nicely crafted arm chair! The light blue cloth is lovely, very fresh looking and tasteful, and the seating position is first-class, supportive at just the right angle. The chair is well-constructed, with solid attachment points for its sturdy, attractive birch legs.” —MacMaster

Get it from Amazon for $141.59+ (available in charcoal or teal).

23.

A pyramid pendant light made from a painted steel in an oil-rubbed bronze finish that’ll transform your living room in minutes.


Urban Outfitters

It is amazing what a simple ~flip of a switch~ can do to the aesthetic of a room. This cage-design is modern, super cool, and sure to light up your life.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $129.


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What more could you ask for!? Featuring an urban design and a color that will match every other piece of furniture you own, this TV stand can hold up to 250 pounds.

Promising review: “Been looking a long time for just the right TV stand…. found it! Got it in the driftwood color and it’s beautiful. It’s a sturdy piece and was easy to put together. It’s not real wood, but it’s textured to feel like it, and no one will tell the difference. Got a 55” on it with plenty of room to spare. Great-looking piece, would recommend it to anyone looking to upgrade from those standard black TV stands we all have. This one’s a 5-star for sure.” —Cathy Healey

Get it from Amazon for $116.10+ (available in two sizes and seven styles).

25.

A macrame swing for the corner of your room — just imagine how soothing it would be to curl up with a blanket and nap or read in there. Delightful.


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Promising review: “Beautiful chair! Well made. It is quite large so make sure you have the space for it. My daughter has sat in this for hours! We did order the $15 hanging kit that is recommended and we measured in the attic where a roof joist was so we could attach it to the joist from below. Chair feels well made and very secure. We plan on getting some for our deck as well.” —Thedrakes

Get it from Amazon for $46.99+ (available in four colors).

26.

A Samsung TV that’ll disguise itself as an elegant picture frame when it’s not in use. A magical marvel in home decor and technology if you ask me.


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This is the number one thing on my wish list right now — it’s so cool and I’m constantly staring at it in stores. I love that it has the ability to transform into a piece of art but also act as a room’s main source of entertainment.

Promising review: “This TV is badass! It’s more expensive, but that’s because it’s so much different than other TVs. If you hate the way normal TVs look, get one of these. It mounts flat against the wall and will look like a picture frame. The one connect box is great too. Just one cord comes down to a box you can stash somewhere that you connect all your inputs into. Definitely spend the extra money to get one of the other bezel covers. It really will look like a picture on the wall.” —Chris Fulmer

Get it from Amazon for $997.99+ (available in four sizes).

27.

A sophisticated tie-dye lumbar pillow you can toss onto your couch and think “wow, I could be an interior designer!”


CB2

Since this is a true tie-dyed pillow each one ordered will be a little different — so cool. You can also choose whether you want a down-alternative or feather-down insert.

Get it from CB2 for $59.95.

28.

An end table with a storage area that’ll help you save space and give your beloved throw blankets a place to call home.


Amazon

Promising review: “This is a great little coffee table. It’s just what we needed for the small space. It comes unassembled with easy directions and the only tool that is needed is supplied with the hardware. It’s super easy to put together. It seems pretty sturdy and has rubber grippers on the legs. I love the storage rack underneath.” —The Bradleys

Get it from Amazon for $34.91.

29.

An eye-catching coffee table book filled with flowers to bring some warmth to your living room even on the gloomiest of days.


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Promising review: “This book is beyond beautiful! I feel like I stepped into a piece of heaven on earth as I flipped through every single page! The photography is outstanding and the colors, arrangement, and variety of blossoms represented is glorious. The Floret Team did a remarkable job showing how to use real elements of the garden into designing attractive arrangements. You’ll have to get the book to see all of the jewels, but one spoiler is imagine berries with your tasteful flowers. This book will be a coffee table pride and joy. 🙂 I’ve bought three copies so far as a way to share the love of flowers!” —CamiJ

Get it from Amazon for $26.96.

30.

And a tiny vacuum that’ll help you clean up the inevitable crumbs that spill into the nooks and crannies of your couch.


Urban Outfitters

Promising review: “I bought this little vacuum as a joke but it actually helps me clean the dust on my desk. With the two different attachments it helps me go in between cracks and small spaces. Since it’s a small vacuum, the suction isn’t that strong, but overall it does the job.” —Urban Outfitters customer

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $15 (available in three colors).

Admiring your new piece of living room furniture like:


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Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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