Updating your home can be a huge undertaking and cost a lot of money, but it doesn't have to be! For under $100, simple updates like a coat of paint, cabinet hardware, or even a new rug can make a big impact without a big budget. Whether you're looking to update your kitchen or outdoor space, consider these affordable essentials — no contractor or plumber needed!
— Additional reporting by Emily Bibb
Front Door: Update Your Mailbox
Update your current box with this vintage-inspired envelope mailbox  ($49) — available in four finishes to match your home's other accents.
Front Door: Replace Old Hardware
Simple touches like adding a new door knocker  ($28) is an easy and inexpensive way to refresh your front door.
Front Door: Add a Personal Touch
Put a smile on guests' faces while keeping dirt out of the house with this doormat  ($29) in front of your door.
Entryway: Update Your Lighting
Hang this glass pendant  ($99) to give your space an industrial vibe.
Entryway: Incorporate a Vase
Vases are a great touch to any space, especially your entryway! Use metal-rimmed glass vases  ($10) to display your favorite flowers or seasonal branches.
Entryway: Add a Functional Touch
This umbrella stand  ($79) is not only functional, but also guaranteed to add style, even when it's raining.
Entryway: Display Practically
If your entryway has a side or console table, then utilize this mirrored tray  ($30) to organize keys and mail.
Entryway: Add a Rug
Runners can create a warm welcome while adding texture and pattern. This runner  ($50) is dark enough not to show dirt while still incorporating a pattern.
Kitchen: Set the Table
Add neutral sophistication to your dining table with the quick addition of these grey and silver place mats  ($20 for a set of four).
Kitchen: Paint Your Walls and Cabinets
There's nothing like a fresh coat of paint to completely change the feel of a space. These colors from DwellStudio  start at $39 per half gallon and can completely transform your kitchen in a weekend.
Kitchen: Hang More Lighting
Spruce up your breakfast bar and add more lighting by hanging this retro industrial pendant light  ($99).
Kitchen: Replace Old Hardware
New hardware like this knob  ($12-$14) will easily make your cabinets look like new.
Kitchen: Display With Baskets
Add these copper baskets  ($18) on top of cabinets to organize your kitchen with an industrial touch.
Kitchen: Rethink Your Storage
Ditch the chip bags and cereal boxes for these sleek glass canisters  ($29-$100, originally $30-$119).
Office: Make a Statement
Turn bookends into a statement piece with this arrow option  ($49).
Office: Hang Your Work
Keep reminders and photos in sight by hanging this cork board  ($13) on your wall.
Office: Add Lighting
Light up you work space in a functional yet stylish way with one of these desk lamps  ($40).
Office: Hang Affordable Art
Hang up a little humor with a Division of Labor poster  ($50 for five). The quirky sayings are sure to make you smile.
Office: Turn Time Into Decor
Because nothing beats a statement clock, this chevron clock  ($99) will make an eye-catching office detail.
Bathroom: Switch Up Your Bath Mat
Warm up your tile floor with a new bath mat. The flower silhouette of this sheepskin-shaped bath mat  ($39) is a fresh take on the standard square mat.
Bathroom: Replace Your Towels
Adding new towels to your bathroom, like these linen flower versions  ($15), add texture and a serene appeal. Although these towels are muted, bath linens in all colors are an affordable way to switch up your current color palette.
Bathroom: Update Your Shower Curtain
Shower accessories like this shower curtain  ($18) are a great way to add a stylish new twist to a bathroom without a new coat of paint or new tiling.
Bathroom: Hang New Hardware
A glamorous way to spruce up your bath and show off your accessories, this towel ring  ($10, originally $10) has a high-end finish without a high price.
Bedroom: Switch Up Your Bedding
For a quick bedroom overhaul, change up your bedding. This duvet set  ($15, originally $25) has a neutral color and a simple pattern that will mesh well with preexisting decor.
Bedroom: Add a Rug
Add layers to your room with a rug like this gray rug  ($19-$89). Use a neutral palette and simple pattern to add dimension and warmth to your space.
Bedroom: Create a Gallery Wall
Dress up bare walls and show off your favorite photos using these Ikea Ribba frames  ($20) — perfect for creating a gallery wall and an affordable focal point.
Bedroom: Consider a Side Table
Add color and organization to your bed area with an affordable tray table  ($50).
Bedroom: Hang Curtains
Curtains like these pom pom trimmed black out set  ($79) are stylish and functional.