6 Cozy Affordable Items To Spruce Up Your Decor

With fall here and winter on the way, some people are mourning the loss of warmer weather. Whether that’s you or not, it’s important to keep your space as cozy as possible during the months where some deal with issues like seasonal affect disorder. How can you counteract that? By using these 6 cozy affordable items to spruce up your apartment decor.

From pillows to candles, there are are some seriously cozy affordable items you can use to give your place a bit more of a makeover than you think. Even when the weather comes full circle and begins to warm up once more, it doesn’t mean you have to put these pieces away. Everyone wants to feel warm and snug in their apartment, so embrace the cozy with these pieces.

Throw Blanket


60″ x 50″ Chunky Chenille Reverse to Sherpa Throw Blanket, $26.99, Target

Never underestimate the power of a cozy blanket. Whether you’re just watching Netflix or reading a good book, a blanket is the perfect way to feel just a bit more cozy at home.


Leaves 3-Wick Candle, $24.50, Bath & Body Works

Candles are great ways to make a space cozier, and there’s such a wide variety of scents to choose from. Whether you’re sensitive to smells and wanted an unscented flame or you love an aromatic scent meant to relieve stress, there’s a candle for everyone.


Diamond Knit Chenille Oversized Square Throw Pillow, $26.99, Target

Being cozy is often about being comfortable, and what’s more comfortable than being surrounded by a soft pillows? Nothing. Exactly. Grab some decorative ones and some ones that are for lounging and you’ll feel like you’re basically in heaven.

Essential Oil Diffuser

Onugi Essential Oil Diffuser, $15.99, Amazon

If stress relief is part of feeling cozy for you, essential oils and a diffusers are a great and affordable addition to your apartment. Amazon has tons of options, and they don’t all have to cost a fortune.


Threshold Nickel Stick Table Lamp, $9.49, Target

Overhead lighting is notoriously harsh, and unless you’ve found the one space that is the exception to the rule, you may want to consider some table lights or even something more creative like twinkle lights. There are so many lighting options, and they can make a space feel much cozier than that terrible ceiling light.

Green Things

Gracie Oaks Tablescape Desktop Succulent Plant in Planter, $32.99, WayFair

Not everyone has a green thumb, and that’s totally fine. Adding a plant whether it is real or not will help add a little bit of life into your apartment.

Clearly, there’s no shortage of ways to make your apartment cozy for an affordable price. Now, it’s just time to do some shopping.

Lead Image: Photo by 张 嘴 on Unsplash

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Shea Simmons is an Atlanta-based freelance writer always on the hunt for the perfect throw pillow and a sensible way to store her ever growing collection of books.

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