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Best home decor gifts 2021: Home items under $50

We found gifts fit for the person who never truly finishes decorating a room.
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Finding the perfect home gift for your mom, boyfriend, sister or anyone else on your list can be a lot harder when you're on a budget. Thankfully, there are plenty of thoughtful and unique gifts in every price range to shop.

We compiled some stylish yet practical home decor gift ideas under $50 that are sure to bring a smile to any aspiring interior designer's face.

Bestselling home decor gifts

1. Table Lamp

This top-selling table lamp is touch-activated and offers soft ambient lighting ideal for a bedroom or modern office. Choose from three levels of warm white light or a mix of bright colors, which owners can pause on their favorite hue.

2. Mason Jar Sconce Set

Any country home decor lover will enjoy this cute gift! It's a mason jar sconce filled with LED fairy lights and faux hydrangea flowers. It comes as a set of two, with each jar hung on a rustic wood holder that can be mounted inside or outside.

3. Brass Picture Frame

Know someone who has lots of photos throughout their home? This is a unique and popular picture frame that lets them showcase their favorite memories in a stylish way.

4. Gingham Throw Pillow Covers

This set of two pillow covers with a check plaid pattern comes in a variety of colors, though the beige and white is one of the most popular and versatile. The pillow covers have more than 8,000 reviews and are one of the bestselling throw pillow covers on Amazon.

5. Nest Fragrances Reed Diffuser

A versatile gift for any homeowner, this elegant glass reed diffuser comes with scented oils designed to slowly release their fragrance via the reeds for up to 90 days. This top-selling set comes in a variety of scents including linen, Moroccan amber and sparkling cassis.

Home decor gifts under $15

1. Peter Pan Big Ben Wall Clock

This magical clock makes for the perfect statement piece on any wall. It's available in a variety of sizes depending on how much space you have, and is also sold as a pendulum.

2. Decorative Coiled Rope Basket

Both durable and long-lasting, this textured basket easily blends in with almost any home decor. It's also large enough to hold small toys and hefty magazines, or it could double as a planter holder.

3. Rustic Wood Home Sign

This wooden centerpiece with a 4.6-star rating on Amazon is the perfect addition to any dining room table, coffee table or fireplace mantle. The freestanding letters are made of genuine hardwood for the best possible quality.

4. "Hello" Doormat

Give the front door a new look with this friendly "Hello" doormat in beige. Over 8,000 people have reviewed the mat, which comes with rubber backing to keep it in place.

Home decor gifts under $25

1. Find Joy Wall Hanging

This vibrant piece of wall art gives you a constant reminder that joy can be found all around you. Crafted with polyester yarns of various textures and colors, it also includes a wooden dowel and cotton yarn for easy hanging.

2. Orange Grove Cutting Board

This kitchen essential doubles as a functional decorative element for your kitchen. Made with durable baltic wood on one side and a satin finish on the other, it's the perfect piece to prep delicious dishes and present on your wall when you're done.

3. Marbled Concrete Planter

Give your small household plants a beautiful new home. These modern concrete planters are handmade, so every piece is uniquely one-of-a-kind just for you.

4. Round Beech Wood & Copper Coat Wall Hook

This unique beech wood hook and leather strap makes the perfect contemporary addition to any entryway. The hooks can have a finish of brass, copper or aluminum.

5. Balloon Dog

Suddenly the Koons is in your house! This miniature replica of the American artist's famed balloon animal sculpture is made of polyresin and works as a perfect conversation starter.

6. JWH Flower Accent Pillow

This cute pillow adds a whimsical touch to any room and comes in a variety of colors including light gray, rose red and teal blue.

7. Artificial Lavender Plant

Add some greenery to the home with this artificial potted lavender. Placed in a wooden box, the plant fits well with rustic or farmhouse decor.

8. Moroccan Blythe Area Rug

This rug has a traditional Persian design with modern flair, so it's great for the recipient who's looking to add a cozy touch to their space. Buyers described it as a "beautiful modern, yet classic rug" and said that it was soft and easy to maintain. Another boasted that the rug would not stain, even with pets!

9. Rustic Tabletop Chalkboard

This fun chalkboard is a great way to leave fun notes for family members while adding a rustic decorative element to the room. It can easily set on a table, counter or other space. The surface is also magnetic for those who want to add whimsical magnets.

10. Knit Throw Blanket

This soft throw is perfect for snuggling on the couch and adding a splash of color to a room's decor. Made from acrylic fabric and with decorative fringe on the edge.

11. Floating Shelves

For a practical gift, consider this set of three floating shelves. Made from wood with a torched finish and accented by black metal brackets, the rustic-looking shelves are easy to install and can display anything from books to knick-knacks to photos.

Home decor gifts under $50

1. Ceramic Personalized Coasters

Give your tables a personal touch with these custom coasters made with natural travertine stone and a cork backing.

2. Turquoise and Lavender Floral Serving Tray

Keeping organized has never been so stylish. Made with 100 percent environmentally-friendly bamboo, this serving tray works as a coffee table platter, bathroom organizer or even an eclectic backdrop for food photography.

3. Simple Designs 1 Light Tear Drop Table Lamp

This elegant and sleek lamp is a home decorator's dream. It will look beautiful on any surface in a home.

4. Metal Octagon Decorative Mirror

If your wannabe decorator prefers geometric shapes, this mirror is a must-have. It's also accented with an antique gold finish for a little extra regality.

5. Art Nouveau Jewelry Stand

One of the best and easiest ways to brighten a home is a simple yet elegant jewelry holder. This beautiful gold stand serves as decor and offers a practical use at the same time.

6. Tufted Storage Bench

For a modern take on a blanket chest, consider this fabric trunk. It's ideal to use as a footrest or as an accent piece anywhere that needs extra storage. It's cushioned on the top, so it can also be used as extra seating.

7. Sullivans Small White Ceramic Vase Set

Decorative vases can add a unique touch to any room, and this set is a beautifully minimalist option that could fit into almost any space. They're even pretty enough to display with or without flowers.

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This gift guide was originally published on Nov. 7, 2018.