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50 Under $50 Finds at Target That Only Look Expensive

From kitchen accessories to home décor, you'll be happy to know these fancy-looking buys won't break the bank.

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Expensive looks that are easy on the wallet

Even if you come into the store carrying a very specific “to buy” list, there’s something about the aisles of Target that make you stray from your shopping agenda. Before you know it, you’ve got a cart full of buys that you hadn’t planned on purchasing, but you know you need. If you’re the type that enjoys browsing Target—both in-store or online—consider these expensive-looking products that all happen to be under $50. That wandering shopping eye won’t matter quite as much with these inexpensive buys! Before you shop, discover the 11 money-saving secrets Target employees won’t tell you.

Note: Prices listed were accurate as of press time; pricing fluctuations may occur.

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Project 62 5-Piece Bar Tool Set with Stand

$30.00

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Everything you need to make a great drink is included with this five-piece mid-century modern-inspired bar set. That includes a bar spoon, jigger, strainer, bottle opener, and a shiny gold display—just add the alcohol.

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Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven

$49.99

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Get your bake on with this country-chic dutch oven designed by Hearth & Hand with Magnolia. It features a cream-colored enamel over cast iron with a silver handle. It’s a must for any kitchen, and so are these 16 different types of pans every cook should own.

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Threshold 2-Piece Stoneware Flower Bakeware Set Coral

$25.00

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You’ll get two pieces of matching bakeware via this bundle, which makes for a beautiful themed meal. Bonus: This stoneware is dishwasher, freezer, microwave, and oven safe. On the other hand, these are the surprising things you should never put in the dishwasher.

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Project 62 20-Piece Stainless Steel Silverware Set in Champagne

$35.00

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Hosting never looked chicer! This 20-piece stainless silverware set looks high end, but won’t send your bank account reeling. Find out which direction it’s better to put the utensils in your dishwasher.

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Project 62 Marble Serving Stand Gold

$20.00

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Gold and marble are the epitomai of luxury, and this rectangular serving stand boasts both. Use it for charcuterie, breakfast in bed, beverages, or snacks.

BLACK+DECKER 4 Slice Toaster Oven Stainless Steel

$39.99

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Toaster ovens don’t get enough credit in this world. This one, by Black+Decker, has room for four slices of bread, but it’s capable of so much more than toast. Check out these surprising things you can make in a toaster oven.

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CRUX Ceramic Electric Griddle

$49.99

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Horizons open in your kitchen with this ceramic electric griddle by Crux. It fits up to 15 pancakes or eggs at once, making it an awesome addition to your home if you have large families or like to entertain. Don’t miss these 10 tricks to save even more money at Target.

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Demdaco Family Recipe Pie Dish

$36.00

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Pie season or not, having a beautiful pie dish at-the-ready will get you excited to bake your favorite. This ceramic stoneware pie dish, by Demdaco, appears charmingly handcrafted and features a glazed exterior that elevates the whole look.

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Gotham Steel 5-Piece Cookware Set

$45.49

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This cookware collection from Gotham Steel has everything you need in the kitchen. Plus, it boasts a Ti-Cerama coating to prevent scratch marks as well as sticky, stubborn messes. Find out the 15 best as-seen-on-TV products you can buy on Amazon.

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Zulay Kitchen High Powered Milk Frother Handheld Foam Maker

$14.99

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This tiny device is a game-changer for your kitchen. It froths milk for lattes, frappes, and cappuccinos and can even assist you in making that trendy dalgona (whipped coffee) everyone’s raving about.

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Bella Housewares Butterfly Pattern Ceramic Electric Kettle

$39.99

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Why choose a boring tea kettle when you could have something as delightfully charming as this option from Bella? Not only is it electric for a quicker water-heating process, but it features a charming butterfly pattern. Find out how to brew the perfect cup of tea every time.

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Threshold Decorative Coiled Rope Basket

$16.00

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Your storage options are endless with this chic coiled rope basket with carrying handles. Use it in a child’s room to house toys, at the mantle for fireplace necessities, or couch-side to store cozy blankets.

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Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Enamel Wall Storage with Shelves

$39.99

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If you’re in the market for a sleek storage solution, this black and white enamel and metal number is an excellent option. It’s perfect for small spaces, like the bathroom or an at-home office. Furniture is one of the 14 things you should always buy at Target.

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Opalhouse Square Heathered Macrame Throw Pillow

$25.00

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Keep your couch extra cozy with one or two of these heathered macrame throw pillows by Opalhouse. They come in five hues, including light blue, coral, white, berry, and yellow. It’s a quick way to upgrade your couch without replacing it.

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Project 62 Brass Midcentury Modern Mirror

$50.00

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Sleek and chic is the name of this pill-shaped, brass-lined mirror. It’s ideal for hallways, living rooms, a guest space, or even your bathroom. Find out the 11 design rules you should never break.

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Opalhouse Octagon-Shaped Brass Mirror

$25.00

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If your space craves a mirror with just a bit more opulence, opt for this octagon-shaped number from the Opalhouse collection. It’s 10″ x 14″ and features a bright gold, very glamorous frame. Make sure to make your choices wisely, as your home decor reveals a lot about you.

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Project 62 Abstract Full Bleed Framed Wall Art Blue

$45.00

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Add a little abstract pizzazz to your walls with this 30″ x 24″ framed canvas wall art with metallic accents. It’s understated but still makes a great visual impact in any space. Don’t miss these home decor horrors you should avoid.

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Threshold Joshua Tree Framed Print

$45.00

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Bring a bit of desert magic into your home with this Joshua Tree print from the Threshold collection. The 24″ x 30″ print features soft hues and a wooden frame. Follow these tips for hanging artwork.

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Opalhouse Peacock Framed Wall Canvas

$45.00

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Incorporate some flair into your room via this pretty peacock canvas, which is part of the Opalhouse collection. It’s 24″ x 30″ and can stand on its own or blend into a gallery wall.

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Project 62 Woodgrain Oil Diffuser

$27.99

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Make your house a more serene space with this beautiful woodgrain diffuser. Simply fill it with water and add a couple of drops of your preferred essential oil scent. Make sure to read up on essential oil safety first.

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Threshold Wood Wall Shelf with Hanging Wire

$25.00

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Curate an elegant wall display with this solid wood shelf. The design features a living edge and black metal wire for that urban-industrial charm.

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Opalhouse Glass Pineapple Table Lamp

$50.00

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This glass and brass table lamp is equal parts funky and opulent. It’ll definitely bring a dose of character to any space, be it your living room, office, or bedroom. Find out the six colors you should never paint your bedroom.

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Threshold Gold and Black Decorative Wall Clock

$30.00

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This modern wall clock features a bold black and gold design. It’s sleek, chic, and just different enough to make a statement without overwhelming your space.

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Everspring Lavender & Bergamot All-Purpose Cleaner

$2.99

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Keep your home looking and smelling clean with this multi-purpose bergamot and lavender cleaner from Everspring. It’s ammonia-free, dutifully cuts through grease and grime, and is 91percent biobased. Find out the 13 bad cleaning habits you never knew you had.

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Yorkshire Home Flannel & Sherpa Blanket

$48.99

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You’ll want to snuggle up with this cozy reversible blanket that’s flannel on one side and Sherpa on the other. Drape it over your couch or keep it in the bedroom for a bit of extra warmth.

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Project 62 Globe Task Lamp White

$45

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Light up your room and bring on the style factor with this 20-inch globe task lamp. It’s part of the Project 62 collection at Target, which was inspired by midcentury modern décor.

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Threshold Decorative Stoneware Quail Figurine with Metallic Gold Glaze

$10.00

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This vintage-looking decorative stoneware quail works as either a focal point on your mantle or bookcase or as a centerpiece for your holiday table. Speaking of, these are the Thanksgiving table setting rules you’ll want to memorize.

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Hearth & Hand with Magnolia “Keys” Brass Hook Entryway Sign

$12.99

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It’s the small details that can make all the difference, and that’s exactly what this tiny entryway sign will do for your space. It’s lightweight aluminum with a brass-color finish and can house keys and other small items. Find out more of the best products for people who are always losing things.

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Project 62 Astrological Glass Jar Candle

$7.99

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Throwing a ton of cash at a product you literally burn feels a bit silly. This astrological series from Project 62 feels fancy but won’t break the bank. Find out how to best decorate for the holidays according to your Zodiac sign.

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Opalhouse Golden Bathroom Tray

$9.99

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Add a bit of gold to your bathroom counter via this glam, leaf-shaped tray. It’s faux gold-plated ceramic and perfect for catching jewelry, cotton balls, ear swabs, or soap. Just make sure you avoid any of these 11 things you should never store in a bathroom.

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Marble Bath Collection

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Marble is the epitome of luxury, and your bathroom will look every bit chic with this expensive-looking collection from Target’s Project 62 collection. Each piece is sold individually.

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Baylis & Harding Goodness Natural Hand Washes

$5.99

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Why spend oodles on designer hand wash when you can get this chic U.K. find for just $5.99? The Goodness Natural Hand Washes from Baylis & Harding are vegan and each smells absolutely divine. You’ll want to wash your hand immediately after touching any of these 11 things.

Threshold Fluted Glass Solid Soap Pump Clear

$12.99

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These fluted gold and glass pumps are an easy way to dress up any bathroom. Consider getting two—one for hand soap and the other for lotion. Find out the 10 things to get rid of in your bathroom right now.

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heyday Silicone AirPod Case

$9.99

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Those pesky AirPods can be hard to keep track of if they don’t have an assigned seat. Keep yours in this handy silicone case by heyday, which comes in four colors and a gold keyring. Find out the 14 things you didn’t know EarPods and AirPods can do.

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Google Nest Mini (2nd Generation)

$29.00

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This tiny device packs a surprising amount of sound. Just ask Google Assistant to play your fave jams via Spotify, YouTube, or wherever you stream. Find out the things that Google Home can do that Alexa can’t.

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Dirt Devil Vibe 3-in-1 Corded Stick Vacuum Cleaner

$36.99

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Cleaning doesn’t have to be a dreary chore; this Dirt Devil 3-in-1 vacuum helps get the job done while making the whole process quite satisfying. It also features a removable hand-held vacuum for those harder-to-reach spots—just be sure to avoid these 13 spots you should never ever vacuum.

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Boots & Barkley Poly Felt Round Beds For Dogs & Cats

$19.99

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Your pets deserve a cozy spot to sleep, and this Boots & Barkley bed will certainly accomplish that goal. It features soft, raised walls and a poly felt round bed you can remove for easy cleaning.

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Universal Thread Striped Rucksack Backpack

$32.99

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This lightweight, rucksack style backpack is incredibly versatile. It features adjustable straps for a customized fit, an interior zipper pocket, and an outer flap pocket.

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Universal Thread Zip Closure Weekender

$44.99

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If you need a bit more space than a backpack affords, this weekender bag from Universal Thread is perfect. In addition to the spacious main compartment, it features a faux leather exterior, sleek tassels, and offers two different carrying options. Speaking of weekend getaways, check out the best weekend getaway in your state.

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PhoneSoap Basic UV Sanitizer & Phone Charger

$49.99

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Our phones are notoriously—and disturbingly—dirty. PhoneSoap solves the problem by zapping gross germs, bacteria, and viruses away while simultaneously charging your phone.

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HoMedics Shiatsu Elite Foot Massager With Heat

$49.99

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No need to call a massage therapist with this bad boy at the helm. It utilizes soothing heat and vibrations to address aching and tired feet.

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Hot Tools Professional Ionic AC Motor Hair Dryer

$49.99

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The Hot Tools brand is beloved by hairstylists for its affordability and reliable quality. This hair dryer uses ionic technology to seal your cuticle and nix frizz.

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Odele Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner

$11.99 each

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There’s no need to spend a ton on designer hair products. Odele delivers salon-quality shampoo and conditioner—plus it’s clean, cruelty-free, vegan, dermatologist tested, and has 100 percent natural fragrance.

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Kristin Ess Strand Strengthening Reconstructive Moisture Mask

$14.99

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Speaking of quality hair products at an affordable price, Kristin Ess’ Strand Strengthening Reconstructive Moisture Mask is a hair hero. This sulfate-free product softens, conditions, nourishes, and moisturizes

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Versed Press Restart Gentle Retinol Serum

$21.99

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Any dermatologist will tell you that retinol is one of the best ingredients you can add to your skincare regimen. Versed Press Restart Gentle Retinol Serum delivers quality products without the lofty price tag. Learn more about the difference retinol and retinoids.

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Plant People Organic Mushroom Immune Power Capsules

$34.99

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Don’t forget to take your vitamins! These immune-boosting, mushroom-powered capsules will keep you feeling healthy through the cold season.

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Philips Sonicare Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush

$49.99

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There’s no need to spend hundreds on an electric toothbrush when one for $50 will get you a great clean. Phillips Sonicare Protective Clean removes seven times more plaque than a manual brush and has a pressure sensor to protect teeth and gums from excess brushing pressure.

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Manscaped Lawn Mower 2.0 + Crop Preserver Essentials kit

$49.99

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Grooming will be way easier with this “lawn mower” kit from Manscaped. It’s approved for body and groin, is waterproof, and features QuietStroke Technology.

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Revlon Salon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer

$41.99

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This cult-favorite product rose to fame quickly. It takes hair from wet to blow-out status via the innovative blow dryer-meets brush combo.

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Sonia Kashuk Rose Quartz Roller

$15

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This rose quartz roller doesn’t just look pretty—it helps create beautiful skin! It works to soothe puffiness, improve lymphatic drainage, and helps your products absorb more efficiently. Find out the 13 inexpensive beauty tricks only stylists know.

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Wendy Rose Gould
Wendy Rose Gould is a freelance lifestyle reporter covering pets for Reader's Digest, Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, and Rescue Pop. She's also a regular contributor to NBC, Real Simple, Brides, Business Insider, and other outlets. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, by way of the Indiana countryside, Wendy holds a journalism degree from the Franklin College Pulliam School of Journalism and another bachelor's degree in Philosophy. Follow her on Instagram or Twitter @wendyrgould.