30 Cheap & Polished Home Upgrades You Need To Create A Cozy Nest

We're officially in the thick of nesting season: Temperatures are on a steady decline, and all we want to do is stay in, watch Netflix reruns, and order takeout. Apart from our general reluctance to go out, we're also thinking of all the imminent holiday gatherings and dinner parties we'll be throwing. This is when our pads needs to be in top shape — we want an interior space that looks welcoming and sophisticated.

We don't exactly have a budget to hire a decorator for this seasonal makeover, we've looked into the next best thing: Affordable pieces that look a lot nicer than what they cost. And, since sharing is caring, we've listed all of our top picks, so you can add to your own holiday decor shopping list. Click on to discover 30 products to instantly upgrade your home — and your mood — for less than $30.

We dare you to try to name a cuter tea set than this millennial pink number.

Pinky Up Addison Tea Set, $30, available at Nordstrom
This organizer will not let the vertical space on your door go to waste.

Umbra Estique Over the Door Multi Organizer, $19.99, available at Domino
Aesop has come up with an ingenious solution for your bathroom: Drop a few of this deodorizing solution into the toilet bowl after flushing, and your bathroom will be smelling like citrous peel and flowers in no time.

Aesop Post-Poo Drops, $23, available at Selfridges
This handcrafted lamp shade will make a great pairing with a more eye-catching lamp base.

World Market Twine-Wrapped Table Lamp Shade, $18.74, available at World Market
This wooden crate is the perfect place to keep magazines, books, and records.

Crosley Radio Record Storage Crate, $29.95, available at Nordstrom
Up your bar cart game with this rustic serving tray.

Artland Oasis Antique Copper Finish Tray, $24.99, available at Macy's
This adorable ceramic planter is an instant mood enhancer.

Sass & Belle Hanging Eyes Shut Planter, $15, available at ASOS
Got a disorganized pile of mail? Let this adorable dachshund help you out.

ModCloth Dachshund Letter Organizer, $12.99, available at ModCloth
Add texture and intrigue to your gallery wall with these artsy mirrors.

Magical Thinking Woven Wall Mirror, $24, available at Urban Outfitters
Your most prized jewelry pieces deserve to live in a beautiful trinket dish.

Anthropologie Botanical Trinket Dish, $24, available at Anthropologie
This stoneware pitcher looks like a one-of-a-kind piece created in a pottery studio — but for a fraction of the price.

Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Stoneware Pitcher, $19.99, available at Target
Who wouldn't want their hands to smell like a blooming bouquet?

& Other Stories Fleur de Mimosa Hand Soap, available at & Other Stories
This cotton rug is a neutral piece that will complement both carpeting and wooden floors.

Zara Home Printed Cotton Rug, $19.90, available at Zara Home
These geometric coasters can be placed together to form a trivet.

Areaware Coaster Set, $19, available at Lane Crawford
Just in case you forget how to do laundry properly, this hamper will serve as a useful reminder.

NewChic Foldable Laundry Basket, $10.50, available at NewChic
This sculptural jewelry tray can pass for a fancy design object.

Gift Boutique Pose Two Tiered Jewelry Tray, $25, available at Shopbop
The use of lightweight and flexible fabric baskets is the key to keeping your closet and beauty products organized.

H&M Home Cotton Storage Basket, $17.99, available at H&M
Let this art print remind you to travel more in 2018.

MidwestBlvd See The World Print, $6, available at Etsy
Your favorite ephemera will look even better on this handmade display unit.

Northern Oaks Decor Co. Rope Shelf, $30, available at Etsy
Doing the dishes will be a lot more enjoyable thanks to this set of Turkish cotton towels.

Williams Sonoma Multi-Pack Towels, $19.95, available at Williams Sonoma
Keep your towels and toilet paper rolls in this stylish basket.

Crate and Barrel Large Bamboo-Jute Basket, $24.97, available at Crate and Barrel
These decorative paper wheels look festive without being cheesy.

PBteen Paper Pinwheel Decor, available at PBteen
Part of Ikea's collaboration with Hay, a Danish design brand with a cult following, this bench makes a great addition to your entryway.

Ikea YPPERLIG Beech Stool, $24.99, available at Ikea
Featuring a handy compartment for a selection of cutting knives, this cheese board will win you serious hostess brownie points.

Picnic Time Entertaining Circo Cheese Board, $21.95, available at Wayfair
Not only can this ottoman provide extra storage space, it can also be flattened to a small box to save room.

Danya B. Folding Storage Ottoman, $25, available at JCPenney
We can't resist a Nordic-inspired pendant light — especially when it's so affordable.

HomeLava Iron Craft Pendant Light, $22.99, available at HomeLava
Whether you're finishing up leftovers or hosting a dinner party for your friends, this fancy flatware will make everything taste — and look — better.

Pier 1 Arbor Flatware, available at Pier 1 Imports
This stylish metal crate will keep your eggs safe and sound.

T&Shop Madam Stoltz Brass Egg Storage Holder, $11.61, available at Trouva
Getting two soft and absorbent bath mats for under $20 sounds like an amazing deal to us.

Made In India Set Of 2 Adelaide Bath Rugs, $19.99, available at T.J.Maxx
This water-based fragrance will remind you of the sea without being too overpowering.

West Elm Naturalist Homescent Collection Room Spray, $16, available at West Elm