17 ways to update your home for under £25

Is your home feeling a little bit, well, samey? After so long staring at the same four walls, it’s understandable to have grown bored of the same décor, day in, day out. While a full design refresh might not be on the cards, a little reshuffle and a few new details can go a long way – all without breaking the bank.

With that in mind, we’ve rounded up 17 great home purchases under £25 to help you on your way.

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1 Wine glasses, £6.99 each

These bubble texture wine glasses – available in both green and amber – are a great way of bringing something new to your kitchen plus, new glasses need to be tested so crack open that bottle that’s been chilling in the fridge.

2 Honeycomb wine rack, £15

Speaking of wine, we love this honeycomb design rack from John Lewis’ Any Day range. The black metal style is just industrial enough and we’re reliably informed that bulky prosecco bottles will slide in, unlike many racks.

3 Entwinted hoop napkin rings, £20 for four

Entwined loop napkin rings, £20 for four, Retreat at Amara

Nothing says adulting like napkin rings and we love these wooden intertwined hoop designs from Retreat at Amara, £20 for four.

4. Cotton napkins, £3 for set of two

Cotton napkins, £3 for two, Primark

Okay, the secret’s out. Primark’s cotton and linen napkins have quietly been snapped up by those in the know. Available in a range of colours and prints, these machine washable napkins are great for upping your tablescape game but be quick, they disappear as soon as they’re added to the racks! Antonia might already own three colourways. Oops. Available from Primark Nationwide.

5. Striped tablecloth, £19.99

Striped tablecloth, from £19.99, Zara Home

Old table need a new look? Just add a chic tablecloth like this one from Zara Home for an instant update.

6. Ceramic vase, £10

We love the Greek vibes of this dotted ceramic vase from Dunelm, only £10 – just add boujis branches.

7. Pasta bowls, £3.99 each

Pasta bowls, £3.99 each, Homesense

Ask Antonia what her idea of a good time is these days and she’ll immediately tell you there’s nothing like a trip to Homesense, TK Maxx’s homeware store, to brighten up a day. We love these swirl-patterned pasta bowls, £3.99 each

Available at Homesense nationwide (homesense.com)

8. Boho basket, £14

Boho basket, £14, Habitat

Bring Ibiza into your living room with one of these bohemian baskets from Habitat. Pop in a plant or use it to tidy away clutter – it looks far more expensive than the £14 price tag.

9. Mirrored tray, £24

Add interest to your coffee table with this mirrored tray from Farhi by Nicole Farhi at Matalan – a piece designer style at a high street price of £24.

10. Clock, £19

You’ll never be late again with this sleek monochrome STURSK clock, new in at IKEA and only £19.

11. Towels, from £6

There’s nothing quite like fluffy new towels and this diamond geo design will add a dash of sunshine to your bathroom. Prices range from £6 for a hand towel to £22 for a bath sheet.

12. Prints, from £8.95

A super quick way to change the feel of a room is a new piece of art. We love Desenio for their affordable prints – this twin face design starts from only £8.95.

13 Dip Dye Candles, £14.99 for two

Dip dye candles, £14.99 for two, YesIWantIt.com

These days, candle trends move faster than Zara’s new in section – swap last season’s swirly styles for summery dip dyes like these from Yes I Want It, £14.99 for two.

14. Wicker lamp, £14.99

The trend for wicker isn’t going anywhere this summer so snap up this cute table lamp, £18, from George Home at Asda. Yes, you read that right!

15. Gluggle jug, £19.50

Named for the noise they make when you pour from them, these gluggle jugs are a fun addition to every table for water or add flowers for a quirky vase – Oliver Bonas stock them in five different colours, £19.50 each.

16. Leaf plate, £18

Leaf plate, £18, Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro

Add some earthy goodness to your kitchen with this hand-glazed cabbage leaf serving plate, £18, by Portuguese artist Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro.

17. Door knobs, £6 each

Looking for a quick wardrobe or cupboard refresh? Switch out your door furniture (aka knobs) for these modern Terrazzo styles, £6 each.

What will you be snapping up? Let us know in the comments below.

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