You can afford the designer look with these deals at Target

Two sets of rotating ottomans

Pop quiz: Which set of rolling bean bags is $3,000 and which is $90? (Photos: 1st Dibs and Target)

If this bad weather has you stuck indoors looking at anything that needs an update, I’m here to tell you, it’s time for a change. Not in budget? As an interior designer, I can assure you there are ways to curate a high-end look without breaking the bank. And I only have the resource worthy of design: Target. Magnolia Home’s Joanna Gaines, Jungalow’s Justina Blakeney, and Studio McGee’s Shea McGee all have lines at Target, so you can get your hands on Elle Decor-worthy vibes for your digs, without digging too deep into your pocket. And just to give you a hand, I’ve lent you my designer’s eye and curated some of the best finds on the site that cost a fraction of the expensive versions, but still capture the look. I’ve also included side-by-side for comparison (fun!), so you can see for yourself. The pieces on the left are the real deal (some are vintage finds; others from high-end shops); the pieces on the right are cheap alternatives that will still make you swoon. Grab these fabulous finds before they sell out!


Marin Stackable Pouf with Wheels

Space-Saving Heaven: A comfy ottoman with three ottomans that can be unlinked and used as footstools or floor cushions, this versatile and ingenious piece sells out regularly. The wheels let it glide easily wherever you need it; lovely shades of blush pink and coral create striking neutrals. His most expensive doppelgänger — see above, left — is $3,000 at

$90 per lens

Vintage Wall Decor by Chairish, $495 on left;  Metal wall art from Target right, $56. (Photos: Chairish and Target)

Vintage Wall Decor by Chairish, $495 on left; Metal wall art from Target right, $56. (Photos: Chairish and Target)

two white chairs

The chair on the left is $1,898 at Lulu and Georgia; the chair on the right is $300 at Target. (Photos: Lulu and Georgia and Target)


Vernon barrel accent upholstered chair

Can you get closer to a better match or deal? One barrel chair will look great in a corner of the bedroom or use two to complete the living room setup. Presented in natural linen, Target’s version is on par with the (much) pricier version.

$300 to target

two consoles

The console on the left costs $849 in West Elm; the console on the right is $330 at Target. (Photos: West Elm and Target)

two drum tables

The left-hand drum table is $320 at the All Modern; the battery table on the right is $120 at Target. (Photos: All Modern and Target)


Fluted wooden side table

Don’t be a square. Grooving adds texture and interest to this drum-shaped end table. Natural oak brings warmth to your space, without being dark and heavy. It complements coastal or boho aesthetics perfectly.

$120 to target

two black counter stools

The counter stool on the left is $479 at the CB2; the stool on the right is $85 at Target. (Photos: CB2 and Target)

two spindle beds

The left spindle bed costs $3,299 at Rejuvenation; the chuck bed on the right is $486 at Target. (Photos: Rejuvenation and Goal)

two cream carpets

The carpet on the left is $699 at Pottery Barn; the rug on the right is $330 at Target. (Photo: Pottery Barn and Target)

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