10 Buys Under $10 You Won't Believe Are From IKEA

Updated 05/06/19
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Original Graphic by Stephanie DeAngelis

Smart shoppers know that updating a home is about knowing when to splurge on a statement item or save on an accessory. And while we love nothing more than searching for a jaw-dropping investment piece (see exhibit A and exhibit B), there's something equally satisfying about finding a small but chic item that looks a little more luxe than it really is. We usually visit Swedish powerhouse IKEA for its home basics, which readily lend themselves to a long list of clever hacks, but the brand's latest décor needs no DIY mastery.

Looking to give your home a mini update with just $10? These guilt-free IKEA buys cost less than a good cocktail. Yes, seriously.

IKEA Fryken Box With Lid $10

These unique baskets are an unexpected departure from IKEA's flat-pack décor. The entire series has natural color variations that make each basket unique.

IKEA 356+ Pitcher With Lid $7

Simple yet refined, this understated pitcher is the perfect desk or tabletop addition. 

IKEA Stillhet Tealight Holder $8

These sculptural brass blooms give just the right amount of ambiance to a bedroom or tablescape. 

IKEA Vardagen Apron $10

Prepping for a big barbecue? Play host with this classic cotton-linen apron.

IKEA Penninggras Cushion $4

Style this bright, playful geometric lumbar cushion with block-colored accents for extra impact. 

IKEA Elly Dish Towel Set $5

A nod to that minimal-inspired design we all love, these simple striped dish towels will give your kitchen instant Finnish style. 

IKEA Lillabo Card Game $5

Indulge your inner child with this card game. It's a fun way for your real kids to train their memory as well as their visual and social skills as well.

IKEA Sannolik Vase $5

This stunning, delicate organic-shaped vase is hand-blown by a craftsperson. Now that's value.

IKEA Marius Stool $5

Need to liven up your home? These stackable stools are the perfect accessory for a potted plant in the corner, and they double as a leg up for those hard-to-reach cupboards. For $5 each, you can buy two of them.

IKEA Himmelsk Mobile $8

A star-studded, plush mobile to give any nursery a touch of personality. 

This post was originally published on June 29, 2016. Updated by Sacha Strebe.

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