Affordable home buys on Etsy for all budgets

Maisie BovingdonShopping writer
Yahoo Style UK
Etsy is the go-to online retailer to buy home buys, from book stands, phone props to scratch travel maps. (Getty Images)
Etsy is the go-to online retailer to buy home buys, from book stands, phone props to scratch travel maps. (Getty Images)

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As we are spending more time indoors amid the coronavirus, most people are turning their attention to giving their home a revamp.

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Some may have turned to DIY, or knitting cable throws to decorate their bedroom or lounge, during isolation.

However, others may want to leave the creativity to the experts and buy pre-made homeware gadgets or buys to add the personal touch to their household.

Well, Etsy is the place to go.

The online retailer has a vast array of home buys handmade from unique sellers across the globe to buy.

While some may be looking for gadgets to make it easy for them to follow a recipe or watch your favourite show, others may be looking for devices to keep them comfortable when working from home.

Whether you are looking for stands to prop up your phone, tablet, or book, to stop you from getting “tech neck”, others may be in need of an arm cushion to rest their elbows on.

However, other shoppers may be looking for creative designs for their home, whether that is personalised portraits or scratch travel maps.

We have found the bestselling home buys on Etsy to suit everyone’s needs and budgets.

Shop the bestselling home buys on Etsy

Adjustable tablet stand and phone stand | £15.99

(Etsy/ Leanii)
(Etsy/ Leanii)

This wooden stand is ideal to prop your phone or tablet on so you have clear visibility of your screen. It can be adjusted to several different positions to ensure you have the perfect angle.

Boofie Mini Bean Bag Pouffe | £20

(Etsy/ Boofieshop)
(Etsy/ Boofieshop)

The Boofie Mini Bean Bag has multiple functions; not only can it act as a prop for your phone or tablet, but it is also a paperweight, armrest to prevent your elbows knocking against the table, as well as a door stop.

This design is made from recycled wool and buckwheat filling, and is available to buy in three colours.

Spiral Round 5cm x7cm pillar candle | £4.90

(Etsy/ KOIARTANDCRAFT)
(Etsy/ KOIARTANDCRAFT)

Looking to brighten up a room? These vegan candles are a great investment. The soy candles have a cotton wick in the centre, come in a variety of pastel shades and eight scents, including cotton, jasmine, mango and many others.

Scratch the World Travel Map Print | £15.95

(Etsy/ MapsInternationalUK)
(Etsy/ MapsInternationalUK)

The Scratch The World Travel Map is the ideal gift for travel enthusiasts, and has been a popular purchaser having sold over 6,000 times. Simply scratch off the areas you have visited to reveal the coloured map underneath.

Wooden Bath Caddy Tray | £32

(Etsy/ NorfolkBespokeWood)
(Etsy/ NorfolkBespokeWood)

This bath caddy has a compartment for all of your essentials, including a mug or wine holder, a book rack, and section to fit a candle in the tray made from sturdy Scandinavian Pine.

Cookbook Tablet or Book Stand | £74.06

(Etsy/ GugarCraft)
(Etsy/ GugarCraft)

This book stand is a double threat as it not only props your book open without your page flipping over, but it can be folded to turn it into a book stop too. The foldable design also makes it easy to take with you on the go.  

Hygienic No Contact Door Opener | £3.95

(Etsy/ DirectlyPersonalised)
(Etsy/ DirectlyPersonalised)

For those trying to avoid touching handles, this device may be for you. It is compact enough to carry around, and allows you to open doors, as well as switch lights on and off and flush the toilet.

Coffee Guide Print | £18

(Etsy/ EverlongPrintCo)
(Etsy/ EverlongPrintCo)

Decorate your kitchen with this wall art detailing every coffee across the world and how to make it. Shoppers can choose from different sizes, as well as measurements to help recreate the hot beverage. The larger the print the wider the selection of coffees.

Rustic Floating Shelves | £28.50

(Etsy/ Funky Chunky Furniture)
(Etsy/ Funky Chunky Furniture)

For those looking to organise their home a floating shelf is a popular option. This shelf is made from solid pine wood measuring 22.5cm deep and 5cm in thickness, and it comes with pre-drilled holes to make your DIY that little bit easier.

Hanging Vase | £13.29

(Etsy/ Vault Furniture)
(Etsy/ Vault Furniture)

Shake up your interiors with hanging vases, which can be filled with dry flowers, faux roses, a single bloom or a fresh bunch. Each bottle is made from glass, while the clasp is made of metal and measures six inches in height and one inch in diameter.

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