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9 Ways to Make All Your Clutter Look Gorgeous Without Throwing Anything Out

9 Ways to Make All Your Clutter Look Gorgeous Without Throwing Anything Out: GO LONG AND NARROW. A skinny table or even a shelf will work, especially with a chair that fits in with the rest of the room. And if you don't have much space to go out, you can always go up. A bulletin board can hold reminders—and pretty postcards you'd just pile in a free drawer (if you had one!).

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9 Ways to Make All Your Clutter Look Gorgeous Without Throwing Anything Out: ANY NOOK WILL SUFFICE. "Desks are like benches: They can go anywhere," says Soria. Placing one in front of a light-filled window might just inspire you to tackle that to-do list. And when a desk is in a high-traffic area, add personal touches like your favorite floor lamp or some fun cushions.

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9 Ways to Make All Your Clutter Look Gorgeous Without Throwing Anything Out: CARVE OUT A WEE WORK AREA. An at-home office isn't just for those who have a ton of square footage. All you need is an empty wall and a few accessories to make a delightful space you'll use. Make your furniture do more. When space is tight, you need pieces that multitask as well as you do. The desk above does it all—it's a bedside table, vanity, and workspace. With the help of a mirror and a vase of flowering…

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9 Ways to Make All Your Clutter Look Gorgeous Without Throwing Anything Out: THINK BEYOND THE OLD BAR CART. "Anything can be a bar," says Soria—€”this vintage ironing board is proof. Look around and see what you already have: a serving platter, a cutting board, or a single floating shelf. Just make sure there's enough room to actually make a drink!

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9 Ways to Make All Your Clutter Look Gorgeous Without Throwing Anything Out: MAKE IT PRETTY. Keep items neat and orderly but still interesting to look at. "I like adding sculptural objects like small pottery or brass sculpture," says Soria. Putting artwork and fresh flowers nearby makes your booze look fancy, even if it's $7 chardonnay.

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9 Ways to Make All Your Clutter Look Gorgeous Without Throwing Anything Out: MOVE THINGS AROUND. Bottles can be quite elegant, so save your precious kitchen-cabinet storage for other stuff. Turn the reality of liquor-related clutter into a pleasingly retro but purposeful vignette. Centralize your stash. Having a corkscrew in the kitchen and wine in the dining room is not getting you any closer to that well-deserved glass of vino. Group your bottles and tools together on a tray and they'll be…

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9 Ways to Make All Your Clutter Look Gorgeous Without Throwing Anything Out: MOVE THINGS AROUND. "It takes trial and error to figure out which objects look best together," says Soria. Try leaning art next to vases, or place a mirror on a shelf to reflect natural light. "If you're showing off a collection, display a variety of sizes and shapes so it feels like you've been gathering items over the years," he says.

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9 Ways to Make All Your Clutter Look Gorgeous Without Throwing Anything Out: HIDE THINGS IN PLAIN SIGHT. "Storage bins are my favorite magic trick," says Soria. "If you have lots of small things to store, use crates or baskets." Combining containers of different styles (try mixing a neutral, a bright color, and a pattern) looks fresh, no matter what's inside. But measure the depth of the shelf before you buy anything!

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9 Ways to Make All Your Clutter Look Gorgeous Without Throwing Anything Out: HELP YOUR SHELVES WORK HARDER. Shelves can make you weep with their ever-growing jumble of junk, or they can be the best and chicest way to bring a sense of order to your chaos. Add them to unlikely places. Chances are you have an underused spot that is begging for a job to do. A kitchen window with not-so-great views, like the one at left, is perfect for shelves of glassware—see that sun stream through!—and neutral…

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 That Can Glam Up Any Home

25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: CORAL HERRINGBONE THROW PILLOW COVER. This head-turning pillow will take any sofa from drab to fab. ($20 for 16" x 16" cover; Society 6)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: THAT'S MY SHIBORI, STICKING TO IT PLATE SET. These are so pretty, you'll almost feel guilty eating off them...for about five seconds until you get hungry. ($39.99; Modcloth)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: COTTAGE RECIPE BOOK HOLDER. Put all your recipes in one classy organizer so you never have to worry about losing that secret lasagna recipe you still can't commit to memory. ($34; Dot & Bo)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: LJUDA PLACE MAT. No matter what color your table is, these placemats will fit right in—and make even pizza look gourmet. ($1.49; Ikea)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: WORLD MARKET KEY PRINT WALL ART. This print is the key to a well decor-ganized home. ($47.99; World Market)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: CRATE & BARREL LONDON TALL GLASS HURRICANE CANDLE HOLDER. No home is complete without a few candles, but no fabulous home is complete without glass candle holders. ($39. 95; Crate & Barrel)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: ANTHROPOLOGIE SAVOY LETTER SORTER. No more losing track of the mail! Stay organized in style with this letter holder. ($18; Anthropologie)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: CRATE & BARREL TEPI NATURAL THROW. You can literally toss this onto your sofa from across the room and it will still look amazing. Now that's what we call easy decorating. ($39.95; Crate & Barrel)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: URBAN OUTFITTERS COPPER GEO CATCH-ALL DISH. From spare change to keys to earrings, any clutter on your countertop can fit in this neat freak's dream. ($12; Urban Outfitters)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: TARGET GEOMETRIC METAL SMALL TABLE LAMP. This lamp is small enough to blend in without dominating the room, but large enough to make a statement. ($24.99; Target)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: TARGET 10" FAUX-MARBLE WALL CLOCK. Time is definitely on your side when you have such a stylish clock. ($14.99; Target)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: CRATE & BARREL GLASS SOAP DISPENSER. Instantly class up your soap with a glass dispenser. ($12.95; Crate & Barrel)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: URBAN OUTFITTERS FEATHER CURTAIN TIE-BACK. Your kids may lose a hide-and-seek spot, but tying back your curtains looks oh so chic. ($16 or 2 for $25; Urban Outfitters)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: WORLD MARKET LARGE AQUA CHARLIE CLOCK. This elegant little novelty makes any boring old side table look straight out of a magazine. ($18.74; World Market)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: ANTHROPOLOGIE BRASS CIRCLET TOILET PAPER HOLDER. Make your royal throne even more majestic with a stylish toilet paper holder. ($32; Anthropologie)

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25 Decor Pieces Under $50 to Glam Up Any Room: IKEA ALGOT WALL UPRIGHT SHELVES. When it comes to bookshelves, there's not much variety these days. Dare to be different with this modern stacked piece. ($41; Ikea)

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