10 Ridiculously Chic Small-Space-Friendly Furniture & Decor Finds from Walmart, All Under $300

updated Jan 22, 2024
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We like when stores surprise us by doing the unexpected. Whether that means they’re trying out new categories, expanding their style profiles, or simply blessing us with a rare sale, we welcome it all. One place that has become an under-the-radar destination for surprisingly chic home furniture finds is Walmart. Yes, you can go there to buy power tools and Powerade, but while you’re there you might also spot a velvet ottoman that would be perfect in your living room.

We’ve had a lot of success discovering sofas, chairs, tables, storage units, and more at Walmart, often at budget-friendly prices. What’s more, we often find pieces that work great in small spaces and are ideal for rooms that serve more than one purpose, because a living room that’s also a home office and dining area needs furniture that works a little harder. Check out some of our favorite small-space-friendly picks — you’ll be surprised (and delighted) by how stylish everything is.

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was $169.99

Coffee tables are the centerpieces of most living rooms, and this all-in-one coffee table does triple work as a home office workstation and storage device. The wooden top lifts up to act as a desk or table that covers up a deep storage pocket for blankets, pillows, and electronics, while two open shelves let you store extra living room knick-knacks. Plus, you have the option to connect the table to an outlet and use it as a charging station for your laptop and phone. Smart and stylish.

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was $106.00

These wooden nesting tables are a brilliant find for any home that needs to do the most with a limited amount of square footage. You can keep them together to use as a single storage unit or side table for keeping plants, books, art, and a lamp, or use them separately as a matching set. If you keep one in your living room and one in your bedroom, they'll contribute some nice consistency throughout your space, too.

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was $249.99

Add tons of useful storage space to your bedroom with this bed frame that has four built-in drawers. Each drawer rolls out smoothly on a set of wheels and offers you room to keep seasonal clothing and bedding. The bed's dark gray fabric covering has a subtle, modern sensibility, and with all your underbed space used as storage, it won't be able to accumulate dust or hair (or serve as a hiding place for your pets).

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was $284.00

When your living room doesn't have a lot of room to work with, a TV console can serve many essential functions that go way beyond just holding a TV. This wooden model has open shelves for Roku or Apple TV boxes, DVD players, and video game consoles, and a two-door cabinet that can hold your entertainment library, board games, and any other knick knacks that don't have a spot in your living room. You can also skip the electronics altogether and use this as a sideboard with shelf space to keep books, display plants and art, and a large surface on top to collect mail, keys, and groceries.

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was $169.99

At well under $200, this automatic height-adjustable desk is a fantastic bargain. You can change the height from 27.5 inches to just over 45 inches, as well as program height presets, so the desk gets to exactly where you need it to at the push of a button. A set of hooks underneath the tabletop lets you hang accessories such as headphones, and two cable management holes in the desk keep all your wires neat and secure.

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By using shelves that don't stretch the entire width of the bookcase, this shelving unit gives you lots of options for what you can keep on it and how you want to arrange everything. The shorter spaces are great for books and smaller pieces of decor, while the taller spaces are perfect for plants, decorative vases, and other belongings that need a bit more headroom. We also like how the tapered wooden legs add a nice mid-century modern touch.

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Ideal for studio apartments and anyone who wants to truly maximize their space, this full dining set features a compact table with four ottoman stools that provide extra storage.

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was $350.00

With an almost five-star rating, the DHP Cooper Sofa is one of Walmart's most affordable best-sellers. Available in five neutral hues to complement any space, it features clean, modern lines, a sturdy wood frame, and pocket coil seats all wrapped in a soft fabric for optimal lounging at an optimal price.

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was $449.99

Budget-friendly dressers tend to look far too plain, so this five-drawer dresser with faux rattan inserts on the front is a much-needed style upgrade at this price range. The inside of every drawer is lined with linen paper, and the dresser includes a wall anchor to make sure it will never fall over. Just the right amount of Boho flair so it plays well with other decor schemes, too.

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GrandRest’s 10″ mattress is perfect for anyone on a serious budget and looking for a soft mattress. At under $175, the tight top pocket spring hybrid includes an I-Gel layer to regulate temperature, a convoluted layer to increases airflow and a high-density base layer to offer stability. “This is an amazing mattress,” says a reviewer. “Frankly we were very surprised at the quality packed into a box! It is firm and yet so comfortable.”