Photo Gallery: Luxury For Less
Get a high-end look without breaking the bank with these 10 cheap and cheerful finds. In this photo gallery, you’ll find chic accessories, storage, tableware, lamps, furniture, hardware and more — each under $100.
Check out the June 2009 issue of House & Home for more wallet-friendly decorating ideas, money-saving shopping secrets and bargain home decor.
Enduring design meets practical work lighting.
Shed some light on the task at hand with this graceful pharmacy-style desk lamp in a brushed-nickel finish. Perfect for a home office, bedroom workspace or a corner reading nook.
Barometer lamp. $50. At Ikea.
Use these these pretty vessels to hold fruit, candles and more.
These gorgeous and delicate-looking ceramic filigree accessories can be used all over the house. Try them as vases, bathroom containers or even as stylish desk organizers.
Torre & Tagus set of 3 holders, $84. At retailers across Canada. .
Bring the outdoors in with this elegant soap holder.
With its subtle natural details, this chic leaf-patterned soap dish will introduce an organic element and understated sparkle into a bathroom, powder room or kitchen. Or use it as a key rest by the front door.
Soap dish, $17. At Crate & Barrel.
This must-have vase is both eye-catching and affordable.
Add sculptural interest and colour to a mantel, tabletop or shelf with this sophisticated orb-shaped glass vase in on-trend deep marine blue.
Sphere vase. $54. At 18 Karat Home Store.
This sophisticated rattan chair looks as great indoors as it does outdoors.
High-backed with a comfortable cushioned seat, the Majby chair from Ikea adds great rustic style and interesting texture to any dining space. Plus, the refined design means it can work just as well in the dining room as outdoors on the patio.
Majby chair. $90. At Ikea
Designed in the 50s, this gorgeous, shapely teapot has been resurrected for today.
Originally created in 1952 by industrial designer Eva Zeisel, best known for her works in ceramics, this mid-century modern teapot design has been brought back by Crate & Barrel. Its curvy, sculptural form makes it a beautiful display piece too.
Classic Century teapot, $70 US. At Crate & Barrel.
A classic white table design with an attractive price tag.
With its streamlined look and glossy white melamine finish, this simple dining table will add modern elegance to an eating space. Sharp-looking and versatile, its enduring style works with almost any room decor.
For more lighting options, see our Statement Lighting photo gallery.
MELLTORP dining table, $70. At Ikea.
Dress up cupboards, cabinets or a dresser with colourful glass knobs.
Up the wow factor and add character to plain kitchen or bathroom cabinets or a painted bedroom dresser with gorgeous jewel-coloured glass and antiqued brass pulls.
Melon knob, $9. At Anthropologie.
A fabulous coloured glass jug for pouring water, lemonade or sangria.
This gorgeous pitcher with a vintage look can be put into service for patio drinks, a bedside water carafe or even as a vase for bright summer blooms.
Portuguese glass pitcher, $10. At HomeSense.
Elevate an inexpensive lamp base with a gorgeous shade.
Scour discount department stores for on-trend lamp bases and top them with elegant fabric shades for a sophisticated look. This chrome lamp base was a steal at $40 while the shade cost $17.