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Kmart furnishings to update your home in 2021

By Nell Matzen  |  20 May, 2021

Australia’s favourite retailer, Kmart, has a well-deserved cult following, thanks to its beautiful offerings at ridiculously low prices. Kmart’s following doesn’t stop at its title of one of Australia’s largest retailers; it has also spurred the creation of countless Kmart styling blogs, Instagram accounts and Facebook groups.

Kmart’s latest homeware offerings are true to the brand, affordable, stylish and on-trend. We’ve trawled all the Kmart content out there to find the latest and greatest Kmart furnishings and hacks to update your home in 2021.

1. Tapered storage baskets

Thanks to the extra time we all experienced in 2021, having a stylishly organised home is all the rage right now. Forever on-trend, Kmart is offering affordable options for organising your home. These tapered storage baskets can be neatly tucked away in a cupboard or are attractive enough to have on display. And the clever labels will help you take your organisation to new heights.

2. Books as dcor

Take your dcor to genius levels by placing stacks of beautifully co-ordinated books around your home. Choose a few titles from Kmart’s extensive range of books in complimenting colours and adorn your mantels, coffee tables, and of course, bookshelves. Remember to pick interesting reads to make sure they aren’t just something pretty to look at.

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3. Bathroom storage canisters

Kmart has thoroughly embraced the organisation trend, with an extensive range of stylish storage and organisation options to choose from. These bathroom canisters turn the mundane into an eye-catching piece of dcor whilst offering an easy place to store your most used bathroom items. The elegant labels mean you’ll never mistake a makeup pad for a cotton ball again.

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4. Boucle chair

Boucle is having a big moment, with its comfy, curly texture perfect for long lounging session whilst adding a unique texture to any room. With boucle chairs and lounge suits usually costing thousands, Kmart’s budget version is a welcome change. Add a touch of luxury to your lounge or bedroom, and complete the set with the matching Boucle Ottoman.

5. 60’s Sideboard

The Sideboard Oak Look is Kmart’s answer to the mid-century sideboard trend so you don’t have to trawl Gumtree for a well-priced original. With the right accessories, this paired-back sideboard can be styled to suit any aesthetic, from eclectic to beach house to modern rustic.

6. A neutral rug

Warm-up your room with Kmart’s Sheared Wool Rug. The paired-back pattern adds a soft focal point to a space without being too in your face, with a fantastic neutral colour that can be added to almost any dcor without having to redo the entire look of the room. Don’t let the low price fool you; this rug is high-quality and made to last.

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7. Cool objects

Draw the eye with Kmart’s range of beautiful objects to style your home. Add an interesting detail and a touch of texture with this Dipped Vase or Faux Coral. Styled together or separately, they’ll perfectly add to a beachy vibe. Tie all your nick-nacks together on Kmart’s Terrazo Tray.

8. A stool for the kids

Don’t forget the kids’ rooms in your dcor overhaul. Kmart’s Dinosaur Stool is practical, fun and stylish and available in grey or green. The plush covering offers little ones a soft landing when cruising from place to place. If your kids aren’t dinosaur fans, choose from a whole range of animals, including a koala, fawn, panda or lion.

9. Creative planter box

At first glance, this may look like a lovely wicker cradle for your child’s doll but look a little longer, and you will see a clever and affordable planter box. It will definitely make a great addition to any little boy or girl’s room but add a few indoor plants in various sizes, and you’ll have a fun way to display your lush greenery.

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10. Bedroom furniture

Kmart’s range of bedroom furniture will help you transform your bedroom into a cosy oasis. With a heavy emphasis on light wood and rattan features, the latest bedroom range includes bed heads, dressers, bedside tables and beds all at extremely affordable prices.

11. Upscale cubby house

Go for a whole house makeover with Kmart’s super-popular Wooden Cubby House. The paired back wooden design allows for creative flair with your own finishing touches. Take inspiration from this little cottage-like renovation and add curtains and an abundance of flowers. Or a clever addition of a bench seat and give your child their very own mini breakfast bar.

12. A pot stand into a side table

With a little out of the box thinking, you can hack your Kmart homewares to suit a number of purposes. Take this industrial side table which was once a Kmart pot stand complete with a concrete tray.

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13. Brand new bedlinen

Kmart’s extensive range of beautiful bed linen will help you overhaul your bedroom. Change your bed styling with the seasons with the very affordable range, which includes sheets, doona covers, pillows, blankets and more. Plus, there’s a colour to suit every style and palette.

14. Elevate your dining setting

Thanks to Kmart’s complete collection of table linen, you’ll never want to eat dinner on the lounge again. The current range includes earthy and neutral tones to Kmart’s rattan collection of furniture. Choose from table runners and cloths, napkins and placemats. Everything is so affordable you can select a few styles to mix and match depending on the occasion.

15. Herringbone TV Unit

Kmart’s Herringbone TV Unit will add a touch of old-world charm to any lounge room. Although one has plenty of space for storage and styling, adding two side by side gives a more dramatic look. Pair with a black coffee table to make the black-accented shelves really pop.

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16. A multipurpose stool

This basic stool is capable of many functions. A simple bedside table, a side table for a book and a cup of coffee, and of course, a stool! You could also pop it next to your bathtub for a candle and a glass of wine and turn bath time into a luxurious treat.

17. Put your jewels on display

Turn all of your most treasured items into dcor with Kmart’s fun range of jewellery storage solutions. The pieces themselves are candy-coloured works of art, which come to life when you add your favourite sparkling bits and pieces.

18. A classic coffee table

Kmart’s Thorne Coffee Table has more mid-century vibes. Its handy shelf is the perfect place to creatively stack your colour co-ordinated collection of Kmart books. Lean into the upscale black finish with your Kmart marble tray, or pair it back with some rattan accents.

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19. Stylish storage shelf

Both practical and stylish, Kmart’s Oak-Look Shelf has space to hang coats, bags, hats and more. Take it to the next level and use the shelf to display your favourite Kmart objects.

20. A rattan chair

Rattan, rattan and more rattan, Kmart’s latest collection is leaning into the rattan trend. This highly affordable rattan chair would be at home indoors or out. Style with plenty of Kmart cushions and throws to create a comfy reading nook tucked into the corner of a room.

Words by Nell Matzen

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