29 Totally Brilliant Home Buys Under $29

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We'll start thinking about our long list of gifts to give next week — in the meantime, we're totally trying to fit in a wallet-friendly shopping spree that will optimize our pads for ugly sweater parties, seasonal #shelfies, and reassuring our parents that we're totally capable adults.

We've rounded up 29 great gift ideas that you can guiltlessly get yourself — before you have to dedicate all that serious fundage to friends and family.
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A cotton canvas pillow that brings to mind fashion illustrations.
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Stationery can be punny, too!
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No room for a tree this year? Don't celebrate Christmas? All is well with this crafty-cool pillow.
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A tiny canvas bucket is another great option for no-tree households.
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Poppy, Matisse-inspired stationery for making a list and checking it twice.
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This tiny dish is great for collecting loose change — penny pinchers, rejoice!
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Photo: Courtesy of Poketo.
Graphic nesting bowls are a cute addition to any kitchen.
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File under: totally necessary. It's a tiny wooden tray that holds your wine glass while you load up on hors d'oeuvres. Light bites, here we come.
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More nesting bowls, just because we wanted to say "nesting" one more time.
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Photo: Courtesy of Urban Outfitters.
An olive platter will elevate the shit out of your next holiday party — even if it's just a party of one.
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A bright linen apron will make your Instagrams SO cute this season, even if your pie baking is totally staged.
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A sweet spot to stash loaves of bread.
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A linen table runner that's easy to wash and reuse and only gets better with age.
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This tall glass decanter could double as a vase — always a plus.
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Photo: Courtesy of Target.
Sheer curtains to help diffuse winter's gray morning light. (We're poets now!)
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A super cute and punchy dish towel for mopping up red wine and more red wine.
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A bar of soap that's so pretty you could just leave it out on display.
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A tall glass jar perfect bathroom storage.
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A tiny, adorable basket that you can also hang on your wall.
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A chic picture frame so you can prove to your parents you care.
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Photo: Courtesy of H&M.
An accent mirror that doesn't scream, "Look at me!"
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A bold gold frame for your favorite #seflies.
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Unleash your inner Iris Apfel with these leopard eyeglass cases.
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Photo: Courtesy of Waiting On Martha.
Not into Christmas in July and Bastille Day in December.
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A nautical doorstop that would look equally great atop a stack of books.
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A super simple light that turns any surface into a work of art.
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A pale-pink lunch tray that works for teatime — or organizing tchotchkes on a nightstand.
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A "punk" soap dish in mint green.
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And last but not least, a simply pretty print.