We ask ourselves the same question every year as the holidays draw near: How on earth do we best last year's festive decor and keep everything under budget? While we simply adore colorful ornaments, shiny tinsel, and all the trinkets that come with the festive occasion, decking out our homes in the season's finery certainly adds up — even if we opt out of having a
If you are struggling with the same holiday dilemma, we put together a list of 30 stylish and on-theme homeware pieces that won't break the bank. Whether you observe Christmas or Hanukkah — or simply want to make your apartment look cozier for the winter — the under-$30 picks ahead will make you and your wallet feel very merry, indeed.
We're suckers for anything
rose gold and sparkly, so this sequined stocking is a dream come true. Levtex Sequin Stocking, $22.49, available at Nordstrom
This rotating silver decoration is even more mesmerizing with a tea light.
Coastal Scandi Pluto Small Snowflake Christmas Decoration, $11.61, available at Trouva
In case you're wondering, Millennial pink is still the hottest color of the year and Christmastime is no exception.
Born Beauty Artificial Plants Pine Cone Trees, $2.67, available at Amazon
You'll be able to reuse these battery-operated branches year after year.
World Market White Birch Branch Lights, $14.99, available at World Market
This birch wreath is ideal for rooms with a more toned-down decorating palette.
Terrain Twig Slice Wreath, $28, available at Terrain
Confetti balloons are the super-photogenic holiday party decor we didn't know we needed.
Ginger Ray Jumbo Rainbow Confetti Balloon Set, $14, available at Urban Outfitters
If you mean it, say it with a salad plate.
Crate and Barrel Happy Hanukkah Salad Plate, $7.95, available at Crate and Barrel
This champagne-colored garland will make an equally elegant centerpiece or mantelpiece.
Wondershop Champagne Berry Artificial Christmas Garland, $9, available at Target
This plastic chandelier is an eye-catching item that looks far more expensive than it is.
Ikea VINTER 2017 Hanging Decoration $19.99, available at Ikea
A beautifully-sculpted elk candle brings on the wintry vibes.
Zara Home Elk-Shaped Candle, $19.90, available at Zara Home
The pretty design details here are everything.
Anthropologie Waterfall Coupe Glass, $16, available at Anthropologie
This festive swag is great to have in the kitchen. The bay leaves can be torn down for seasoning purposes.
McFadden Farm Bay Swag, $23, available at Etsy
These twig Stars of David are great on their own, but they look even cuter when different sizes are stacked together to create a kaleidoscopic effect.
Sharonna Twig Star of David, $12, available at Etsy
The laser-cut design on these coasters is almost as intricate as actual snowflakes.
Snazzy Nest Shop Wooden Coasters, $17.84, available at Etsy
This sparkly branch will look amazing even in the plainest vase.
John Lewis Into the Woods Asparagus Fern Spray, $10, available at John Lewis
On its own, this lantern is a great piece that will cast a warm glow on your living space. Dial things up a notch with a holly and berry garland wrapped around the top.
Pier 1 Chloe Golden Modern Small Lantern, $14.97, available at Pier 1
Not into festive baubles? These handmade icicles are an understated way to dress up your tree for winter festivities.
Overstock Glass Icicle Ornaments, $22.99, available at Overstock
Ring in Chrismukkah — the most wonderful time of the year — with this cute banner.
Ichabods Imagination Merry Chrismukkah Banner, $28, available at Etsy
According to a
holiday trend report by Pinterest, pineapples are the new Christmas tree in the world of holiday decor DIY. If you don't have to time to fashion your own pineapple Christmas tree, this tea towel will help you stay on top of the trend. Frumpy Acres Christmas Tea Towel, $9, available at Etsy
Your holiday drinks will be even more enjoyable in these gorgeous tumblers.
Twos Company Shine Bright Like a Diamond Stemless Wine Glass, $14, available at Burke Decor
This artificial mistletoe has a very classic look that won't ever go out of fashion.
The Lonely Heart Co. Christmas Mistletoe, $21.99, available at Etsy
This beautifully crafted pillow will in you lots of compliments from your guests.
ThreeGenerations1 Embroidered Menorah Pillow, $24.95, available at Etsy
This black-and-gold votive with a bee pattern adds a trendy finishing touch to your table setting.
Nic and the Newfie Bumble Bee Votive, $15, available at Etsy
Yep, even your sparkly Christmas tree toppers are going pink.
Kraft + Glitter Gem Starburst Tree Topper, $11, available at West Elm
A beautiful blue-and-white bowl will come in handy around Hanukkah.
Jayson Home Blue Stem Bowl, $9.99, available at Domino
A statement cushion if there ever was one.
H&M Home Sequined Cushion Cover, $17.99, available at H&M Home
This gilded ice bucket will be a lovely addition to your bar cart.
Fitz & Floyd Gold Ice Bucket, $14.99, available at T.J.Maxx
This tree-shaped ladder is a low-key way to hang up your Christmas ornaments, without having it look too over-the-top festive.
Feather and Nest Snowy Branch Christmas Tree Ladder, $19.35, available at Trouva
We've never seen a more adorable wine holder.
Sur La Table Reindeer Wine Holder, $13.96, available at Sur La Table
Your Christmas cookies will look delectable on this snowflake cake stand.
Kirkland's Red Snowflake Two-Tier Cake Stand, $19.99, available at Kirklands