18 Regret-Free Things to Buy for Your Home When You're Bored

Updated 04/13/19
Things to Buy When You're Bored
Courtesy of Sarah Sherman Samuel

We all have those moments. They often happen on a lazy Saturday morning or a Sunday afternoon—you're enjoying your alone time at home, not wanting to venture out into the world just yet, but also not wanting to completely waste your time. You're not quite ready to tackle house chores or outstanding work, but you also don't just want to sink in bed and watch mindless TV. How can you put your spare time to good use? How about so good old online shopping?

If you're in one of those moods, just curl up somewhere cozy with your laptop and browse through these under-$100 home upgrades. Not only are they affordable, but they also will elevate your space's style all the while making your home more organized and your life easier. Sounds too good to be true? Try them out yourself and see how you'll love standing in your home once it's been through a mini makeover that's all about practicality and style.

An Indoor Plant

Greenery NYC Ficus Elastica Ruby $59
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You'll never regret adding an indoor plant to your space. Plus, you'll reap the air-purifying benefits.

A Cast-Iron Pan

Cravings by Chrissy Teigen Cast Iron Everyday Family Pan $30
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Everyone needs a good cast-iron pan in their kitchen arsenal. It may even make you want to cook a little more

Storage Baskets

Muuto Restore Tray $89
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More baskets for your closets and cupboards means a more organized space. 

A Cozy Pillow

Handwoven Wool Check Pillow Cover
Rejuvenation Handwoven Wool Check Pillow Cover $99
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Cozy up your décor with this graphic pillow before the cold weather comes.

Entryway Hooks

Schoolhouse Mollie Hook $99
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Cut entryway clutter with this practical multi-hook perfect for coats, bags, and hats.

A Statement Vase

Tom Dixon Bump Short Vase $80
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You'll be glad that you've bought this chic vase next time someone brings you flowers.

A Cozy Candle

Portable Fireplace Candle
D.S. & Durga Portable Fireplace Candle $65
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No fireplace? No problem—this scented candle will cozy up your space in no time.

Luxe Hand Cream

Grown Alchemist Vanilla & Orange Peel Hand Cream $49
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Make your bathroom feel extra special with luxe a hand wash and cream set.

A Chic Lumbar Pillow

Blu Dot Duck Duck Lumbar Pilow $59
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Add a lumbar pillow to a chair or bedspread to instantly elevate its look—and make it extra comfortable.

A Vanity Tray

H&M Round Marble Tray $35
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Use this tray on your bathroom vanity, on the kitchen counter, or anywhere else you need to corral a few chic items.

Double-Wall Tumblers

Double-Wall 6oz Glass Set of 2 Amber
Yield Design Double-Wall Glasses $50
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Keep your drinks cool in summer and warm in winter with these chic tumblers from Yield Design

A Sweeper and Funnel

Menu Brush and Dustpan Set $75
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We bet this aesthetically pleasing dustpan set will make you want to clean your place more often.

A Coffee Table Book

Robert Atkins Backyard Oasis $46
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This coffee table book will remind you of summer in the dreariest winter days.

An Entryway Basket

H&M Expandable Laundry Basket $35
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Add a "returns" basket to your entryway and clear the clutter you normally keep near your doorstep.

A Stylish Planter

Woud Pidestall Planter $95
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There's no chicer place to put your newest indoor plant.

A Chic Candleholder

Oyoy Tangent Candleholder $66
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Get yourself a chic candleholder or two before the sun starts setting extra early.

Linen Napkins

Zara Home Washed Linen Napkin Set $36
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Elevate your everyday meals with easy to care for pre-washed linen napkins.

A Leather Catchall

Zara Home Leather Small Change Tray $50
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A chic place to throw in your keys and change in the entryway or your jewelry in the bedroom.

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