7 Chic Items to Decorate Your Living Room on a Budget

10/30/2015 at 12:01 PM ET

PEOPLE Shop Chic Items on a Budget

Have you paid a visit to the PEOPLE Shop yet?

Well, ’tis the season! Now that we are in the full fall swing of things, it’s the perfect excuse to turn your living room into the stylish, cozy spot you’ve always dreamed of. Here are seven chic pieces from the PEOPLE Shop, which each ring in under $50, because who says you can’t buy stylish items without breaking the bank?

Happy shopping!

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PEOPLE Shop Chic Items on a Budget

Chic Happens Tray
Nothing says chic like a tray with the word (literally) printed on it. Place it on your coffee table to make bold—yet obvious— statement ($20).

PEOPLE Shop Chic Items on a Budget

Rosanna Glitter Votive
What’s better than one new piece of home décor? One that serves two functions for the price of one. This festive votive can be used to house a candle or stand alone as a vase ($28).

PEOPLE Shop Chic Items on a Budget

Heart Square Tidbit Dish
We have a hard time saying no to anything small and decorative, so this porcelain dish is a no-brainer. The adorable piece is perfect to add to your coffee or end table – plus you can fill it with sweet treats for your guests to enjoy ($18).

PEOPLE Shop Chic Items on a Budget

Bali Jet Set Candle
With the change of seasons comes the cold, so why not escape the weather for the pretty price of $28? This Jonathan Adler candle will transport you to Bali with it’s tangy green apple aroma and dash of lemongrass and mint — or we can pretend.

PEOPLE Shop Chic Items on a Budget

Arrow Sign
Art that wont cost an arm and a leg? Yes please! This vintage European sign is certain to be a talking piece at your holiday soiree with it’s charming vintage european feel, plus it can serve as a source of direction towards the beverages or powder room ($24).

PEOPLE Shop Chic Items on a Budget

Alhambra Canister
Knick knacks can clutter any room so why not place them into a retro printed canister. This decorative accent piece is ideal for hiding unwanted clutter while looking stylish on your shelf or bookcase ($26).

PEOPLE Shop Chic Items on a Budget

Monte Carlo Cocktail Coaster Set
Holidays are a time to be merry and drink, so avoid those water rings on your coffee table with these modish coasters. The gold-trimmed pieces will look sleek this season with a champagne flute on top, plus they may serve as inspiration to learn a cocktail recipe or two ($48).

Alexandra Hurtado

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The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms
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The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms

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On a clear day, you can see forever—or at least that’s the wicked thought behind L.A. designer Agi Berliner’s transparent idea: see-through jeans. Exhibitionists notwithstanding, most folks wear them over bathing suits or as attention-getting evening wear with halters, garter belts and body stockings. Created for the disco crowd, the $34 jeans are selling like, well, hot pants. In just six weeks, 25,000 pairs have already been sold in such major department store chains as Macy’s, Bonwit’s and Saks.

“What’s limiting American designers is that we’re afraid to do something different,” says Berliner, 32, a Hungarian émigré who fled with her family to the U.S. in 1956. Agi thought up the gimmick in London while marveling at the way plastics were being employed by designers of punk fashion. In her L.A. office, where she designs for La Parisienne junior sportswear, Agi spent five days on the phone and six weeks testing to come up with the right plastic.

Agi herself tried out the French-cut jeans with the zipper in front, and quickly found several problems: Some plastics tore away from stitching, others wouldn’t bend and all fogged with perspiration. The ideal material proved to be a vinyl supplied by a bookbinder. The steam was eliminated with a series of vents behind the knees and in the crotch. “They’re no hotter than polyester pants,” claims Agi, “and if you wear them with tights, they won’t stick to your legs.”

Whatever the discomfort and despite the problem of Saturday night feverishness, discomaniacs report one major advantage of the plastic pants: no laundry bills. To keep Berliner’s see-through jeans clear, all the wearer needs is a little Windex.

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Katie Anderson on

Getting the right furniture can make a huge difference when it comes to decoration your home. Getting a good view of everything that is available, and all the options, will help you make the right decisions. I think looking around is really the only way to figure out if what would be perfect. http://www.giftsbycp.com

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