How 10 Design Bloggers Would Spend $100 At Target

In a world that’s overflowing with cutesy, overpriced, home decor boutiques, few would argue the allure of Target — or more specifically, Target.com. On top of the thousands of adorable home furnishings there are to choose from, you already know you’re getting an awesome deal (because that's what Target is known for). In fact, the only problem we might run into at Target is how to choose what not to buy.

So, who better than a cool design blogger to play (virtual) wingperson on your next Target shopping spree? We hit up 10 of our favorites to see exactly how they would spend $100 at the superstore, and their choices were as eclectic as their styles. Some went straight to the sale section, while some went slightly over budget. And there were more than a few lusting after the same accessory!

Read ahead to see which home accents from Target our beloved design bloggers can’t get enough of.
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Photo: Courtesy of Caroline Biggs.
Emily Henderson, Emily Henderson (Henderson is currently Target's Home spokesperson.)



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“It’s oversized, it's linen, and it's neutral — which allows you to mix and match it with just about any style. Use it on your bed as a Euro sham, on your couch to anchor a collection of pillows, or even on the floor as a cushion (if sitting on the floor is, you know, your kind of thing).”

Threshold Cream Linen Stripe Oversized Throw Pillow, $29.99 $22.49, available at Target.
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“When these first came out, I immediately ran to my local Target and bought two of them as they were so good for the price — plus I knew that I could use them for so many projects and shoots.”

Threshold Metal Table Lamp, $49.99 $44.99, available at Target.
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“This is just the right size to throw a big maiden leaf fern in and pop it onto your coffee table; or if you don't have the greenest thumb, then use it as a fruit bowl on your dining table or kitchen counter. Any piece that can be used for more than one purpose is my kind of piece.”

Modern By Dwell Magazine Terracotta Planter, $29.99, available at Target.
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Erin Hiemstra, Apartment 34
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“Vintage Moroccan throws continue to be all the rage, and there's a reason why. They quickly dress up a bed, couch, or the back of a chair, but their price tags can get pretty hefty. This tassel blanket gives you that look without breaking your bank.”

Nate Berkus Striped Tassle Throw Blanket, Black, $34.99 $10.48, available at Target.

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“I have an addiction to all things marble. This little table lamp is the perfect way to inject some into an unexpected spot like on your desk, or at your bedside.”

Threshold White Marble Edison Bulb Lamp, $54.99 $49.49, available at Target.
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“When it comes to layering, decorating trays are your best friend. A collection of candles, plants, or books suddenly looks chic when corralled in a tray. And a version in copper will add a metallic punch to any space.”

Threshold Round Tray, Copper Cast, $24.99 $22.49, available at Target.
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Erin Lepperd, Style Me Pretty

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“We adore anything marble, and if you add brass to that equation, it's a done deal. This lamp is perfect deskside, bedside, and for all the side tables in between.”

Threshold Cantilever LED Task Lamp with Marble Base, $49.99 $39.99, available at Target.


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“There's nothing that a round mirror can't fix, at least in our eyes. And this one is so budget-friendly, we might just buy two. It's the perfect leap into the land of pretty, round reflectors.”

Threshold 28" Round Mirror, Brass, $49.99, available at Target.

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Krys Melo, Melodrama

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“I have a thing for mirrors, and this one is no exception. I love the round shape, and that it comes in three pieces so you can break up the shape and mix up the arrangement a little.”

Nate Berkus Decorative 3 Piece Mirror Set, $39.99, available at Target.
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“I love the shape and texture of this lamp. With white lamp bases, you can easily switch out the shades in different colors when you're feeling in need of an easy change. This one in particular gives me cool, midcentury vibes, and I'm all about that.”

Threshold Faceted Lamp Base Large, White, $37.99, available at Target.
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“Every room can benefit from a little touch of greenery. Succulents are a great option for those who aren't necessarily into flowers or leafy plants. The planter on this is what really gets me, though! Serious heart-eyes.”

Threshold Artificial Succulent, Tall, $16.99 $13.59, available at Target.
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Tali Roth, Homepolish
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“I would choose this gorgeous sculptural brass piece as it is versatile and adds so much character and drama to any coffee table or credenza. I would place this on top of a stack of your favorite coffee table books as an anchor and a point of interest.”

Threshold Abstract Figural Gold, $19.99 $17.99, available at Target.


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“I absolutely love this oversized cushion. It is the perfect statement throw pillow for any sofa. Its color is neutral and subtle, and its texture is just gorgeous and comfortable like a woolly jumper!”

Threshold Knit Oversized Pillow, $34.99 $31.49, available at Target.
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“Every home needs a gorgeous table lamp that is sculptural like this one. The brass and the marble so luxe, and against the industrial and raw nature of the exposed bulb, it makes the perfect and most interesting styling piece.”

Threshold Marble Base Edison Lamp, $49.99 $44.99, available at Target.
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Clea Shearer, The Home Edit

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“This tray is white and gold (our favorite combination!) with a whimsical design that could go in an entryway, a kids' room, or on a coffee table. Trays are such a great organizational tool, and they have the added benefit of upgrading your decor.”

Oh Joy! Ceramic Cloud Tray, $16.99, available at Target.
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“Buy bins that match your home's aesthetic, and you have it made. We use them for kids’ toys, magazines, or in a mudroom or pantry to hold back-stock items. Bins are the single best organizational tool available, and once we find a style we like, we buy them in bulk!”

Room Essentials Large Metal Milk Crates, $14.99 x 3 = $45, available at Target.

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Joanna Teplin, The Home Edit


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“We love a cart. Especially a white cart that can be used in virtually ANY room in the house. We would use this as a bedside table, in a playroom to hold crafts, or even as a bar cart in a dining room. It's always best to invest in pieces that are versatile and can be moved throughout your home.”

Room Essentials Storage Cart, $29.99, available at Target.
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Diana Tidswell, 204 Park




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“I just love this affordable woven wall hanging. The bohemian trend of textured wall hangings doesn’t seem to be going anywhere soon, and I love the deep blues and tasseled texture of this one. I’d happily hang this in my hallway as a part of a textured vignette of art — plus the navy would work perfectly in my own home!”

Threshold Woven Wall Hanging, $29.99, available at Target.

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“I guess I’m a typical blogger because when it comes to decor: If there’s a marble accent, chances are I’ll be obsessed, and this task lamp is no different. Mixing metals is a trend we’ll be seeing much more of this year, and incorporating brass into your decor instantly adds warmth and style.”

Threshold Cantilever Task Lamp with Marble Base, $49.99 $39.99, available at Target.
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“When it comes to decorating, I’m a big believer in layering lots of texture for a cozy stylish space. Nate Berkus can do no wrong in my eyes — my only wish would be if this rug came in a larger size!”

Nate Berkus Accent Gray Tufted Rug, $14.99, available at Target.
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Jacquelyn Clark, Lark & Linen

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“When it comes to interior design, there are two things that I'm seeing in abundance this season, and that's a nod to all things blush pink, and a heavy dose of texture. This sweet little vase? Well, it boasts both in spades, making it an instant winner in my eyes.”

Threshold Small Ceramic Pink Vase, $19.99 $16.99, available at Target.
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“I'm of the firm belief that you can never have too many baskets and bins in your life. They're a wonderful way to corral like-minded objects, keeping your life (and linen closet) in tip-top shape. Not only will this wire number do just that in style, but its copper handles add a playful, unexpected touch that I seriously can't get enough of.”

Threshold Wire Large Straight Milk Crate with Copper Handle, $18.99, available at Target.
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“While I usually subscribe to the notion that lighting can make or break a space, and is one of those purchases you should typically splurge on, I'm willing to make an exception for this table lamp. Its beautiful herringbone texture and elegant shape are enough to elevate any room, and nobody needs to know that your wallet didn't suffer as a result.”

Threshold Herringbone Ceramic Table Lamp, $34.99 33.24, available at Target.

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Coco, Cococozy


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“I like the geometric lines of this little side table. It is perfect as a nightstand or an accent in a family room.”

Threshold Chester End Table Gold Metal Hexagon, $89.99 $76.49, available at Target.
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“It put me a little over budget, but I can’t let this little gold serving tray go! It’s perfect to hold jewelry on my dresser!”

Threshold Metal Hammered Gold Serving Tray, $15.79, available at Target.
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Veronica Valencia, The Design Hunters
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“This black marble bowl is stylish and convenient for holding everyday accessories. I keep one in the entry for our keys and mail, and one is a must-have on my nightstand for all my jewelry. My husband also keeps one in our kitchen to hold his watch that he takes off before he starts cooking.”

Threshold Black Marble Bowl, $24.99 $22.49, available at Target.
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“I love all of the work of Vico Magistretti from Milan, and this lamp is such a great alternative if you are on a budget. It's a statement, high-end, edgy, and classic.”

Threshold Metal Table Lamp, $49.99 $44.99, available at Target.

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“Simple, clear vases are a must in every home. I frequently buy myself flowers and forage greenery on walks. When I get home, I love creating easy, minimalistic arrangements. I also love a collection of good, clear vases on the dinner table for nighttime gatherings.”

Libbey 9” Cinch Vase, $5.99, available at Target.

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“This throw blanket is butter!! I bought them as holiday gifts, and everyone was obsessed with them. Plus, anything with tassels — you know I am there!”

Nate Berkus Striped Tassle Throw Blanket, Ivory, $34.99 $10.48, available at Target.
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