9 Finds Under $50
Want to make your sofa sofabulous? Add a geometric throw pillow with black, cream, pale pink, and metallic details. 23 by 11 inches.
To buy: $40, cb2.com.
Featured April 2014
MAC Proenza Schouler Lipstick
Runway-ready lip colors housed in a designer-inspired tube. Choose from four shades, ranging from neutral to bright.
To buy: $22, maccosmetics.com.
Tocca Sapone da Viaggio Collection
Bring something besides wine. This box of eight soaps makes a charming hostess gift. Available in three scents.
To buy: $24, nordstrom.com.
Aura Mini Chime
It's a breeze to customize a wind chime. Choose from nine stained-glass colors and four brass shapes. Five inches.
To buy: $45 (use the code RealSimple at checkout), ladiesandgentlemenstudio.com.
Pretty Ships Bahia Wristlet
The snakeskin pattern on this five-by-seven-inch clutch gets an overlay of coral, turquoise, and shimmery gold accents.
To buy: $40, Deux Lux, 213-291-0790.
Long-Handle Tasting Spoons
These variegated wooden spoons have extra-long handles (nearly 12 inches), great for stirring pitchers of iced tea on warm days.
To buy: $44 for 6, libastyle.com.
Forever 21 Rustic-Print Polyester Scarf
The vibrant colors and the tasseled edges of this lightweight scarf will instantly elevate a casual spring tee.
To buy: Find similar styles at forever21.com.
Brass Handheld Lantern
Set an outdoor table with a few of these mini brass lanterns to cast an enchanting glow. Also in copper. Four inches.
To buy: $25, kaufmann-mercantile.com.