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10 fun Amazon buys for the home

Plenty of rad finds under $50

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When it comes to whimsical, design-savvy items to spruce up your home, Amazon shouldn’t be overlooked.

From an octopus end table to public transit-inspired wall hooks, these are delightful items you can get right alongside an order of Scotch tape, toilet paper, and other heroes of everyday life.

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This is a conversation piece that you’ll have to build yourself.
Safari Bucky Cardboard Deer Head, $14.95
Spice up the candy bowl! This glass piece is shaped like an open disposable plastic bag.
Unzipped Hand-Blown Glass Bowl, $24.49
How tenta-cool is this aluminum-and-glass piece?
Octopus End Table, $803
A classic bean bag good for any room.
Fatboy The Original Bean Bag, $199
The built-in planter can be used to grow succulents or just hold pencils if you don’t have a green thumb.
Umbra Cubist Floating Shelf, $50
Another planter! With stairs! Why not?
Wood staircase planter, $9.99
It’s a giant Lego to store a bunch of small Legos—or anything else, really.
Lego Storage Brick, $30.98
A functional piece for the transit nerds!
Umbra Subway Wall Hook, $30
This handcrafted felt cat bed is adorable and eco-friendly.
Twin Critters Handcrafted Cat Cave Bed, $54.88
Use this to create a cozy nook indoors or out on a porch.
Sorbus Hanging Rope Hammock Chair, $39.99