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15 home must-haves for under £20

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton
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We can't be the only ones that love a fantastic home furnishing bargain, can we? We hope not, as we've compiled a list of things we think every home needs, which all cost under £20.

We've looked at some of the most stylish and entertaining-friendly homes out there, created by fabulous interior designers, and feel confident we've identified those items that really set certain rooms apart. 

If you're keen to spend a little to make a massive impact in your home, read on!

1. Stick on touch-lighting orbs look great under kitchen cabinets

2. Contemporary tea towels will show off your style credentials and don't cost the earth

Tea towels:  Household by Jangneus
Jangneus

Tea towels

Jangneus

3. Funky door stops add a little considered design without breaking the bank

 Household by homify
homify

Natural Rope Knot Door Stop

homify

4. Simple herb planters look phenomenal but cost only a few pounds

5. Small throw rugs can transform an old sofa and cost very little if you shop around

Fairtrade Cotton Throw: eclectic Living room by rigby & mac
rigby & mac

Fairtrade Cotton Throw

rigby & mac

6. A wooden cheese platter will add elegance to any soirée without costing you a huge wedge!

7. A tin of blackboard paint is great to have in. Who knows what you'll fancy customising?

Chalkboard Placemats: rustic Dining room by Altered Chic
Altered Chic

Chalkboard Placemats

Altered Chic

8. A stylish laundry basket maintains the appearance of a tidy home and finishes a bathroom off to perfection. They'd be cheap at twice the price!

scandinavian Bathroom by homify
homify

First Dibs laundry basket

homify

9. Candles are a must have for any home! Talk about a cheap way to add some really classic style

Bimala brass lanterns:  Household by Decorum
Decorum

Bimala brass lanterns

Decorum

10. A simple vase won't cripple your finances but will look wonderful with some fresh blooms in, if you treat yourself now and then!

Home Accessories:  Household by rigby & mac
rigby & mac

Home Accessories

rigby & mac

11. Have some washi tape in a drawer and you'll be ready to add some zing to shelf edges or light switches when the mood takes hold

12. We don't think we need to tell you why a bottle opener is a must have!

Prism Bottle Opener:  Household by Fate London
Fate London

Prism Bottle Opener

Fate London

13. Invest in a decent broom to keep your home looking neat and clean. We're rather taken with the new versions that have patterned handles

Finest quality Goat  hair & horsehair broom heads:  Household by brush64
brush64

Finest quality Goat hair & horsehair broom heads

brush64

14. House plants are essential for everyone. Even if you're the grim reaper of blooms, try your skills with a little cactus!

 Household by homify
homify

Glass Pyramid Terrarium

homify

15. You don't want to store huge numbers of plastic shopping bags, so invest in an eco-friendly tote that you can have on display in the kitchen. Practical, responsible and pretty!

Heavy goods storage bag:  Household by An Artful Life
An Artful Life

Heavy goods storage bag

An Artful Life

For more home essentials inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: Essential Household Items You Definitely Need.

What else would you add to our list?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd

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