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    31 Uniquely Gift-Able Home Decor Ideas

    Celebrity prayer candles, personalized throw blankets, city-inspired prints, and more.

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    What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

    Stock and shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double-check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for when you need it.

    In order to help you find the best gifts — and ensure you get 'em in time — the BuzzFeed Shopping team is here with a whole slew of gifting options for the ~home decor lover~ in your life. Keep reading to see photos and read reviews of some of our personal favorites!

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    1. A dried pampas grass bundle that totally nails the au natural, bohemian look they've been longing to achieve. Plus, they don't have to water them! Win win.

    Amazon, Jasmin Sandal/BuzzFeed

    "I lovingly call this wispy bunch 'my foo-foos' because that's just what they embody to me. Fluffy fall decor that...won't die if I don't water it. It's just perfect. Once they arrived I set them out in the sun (like the brand suggested) so they could expand and fluff out to their full potential before giving them a quick spritz of hairspray to help with shedding — they haven't shed since! They're the last stylish touch I needed, along with this vase, to tie my neutral-themed bedroom together." —Jasmin Sandal

    Shipping Info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping. Non-Prime shipping options will still arrive before Christmas (see Amazon’s full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $19.88.

    2. A burlap letter board where they can display cutesy sayings that will not only collect IRL compliments, but also IG ones because they'll certainly be posting it to their main.

    Ali Faccenda / BuzzFeed,

    "I purchased this letter board for my new apartment because I wanted a fun way to display different sayings or quotes based on the season. It's a fun way to be able to switch up your decor and have something customized instead of having to continuously purchase new decor. I'm super impressed with the quality and love all the additional characters and icons that come with it. I've had other letter boards before this one with just basic letters and punctuation marks but these icons take it to a whole new level of fun." —Ali Faccenda

    Shipping Info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping. Non-Prime shipping options will still arrive before Christmas (see Amazon’s full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $22.70 (available in four different colors and various sizes and frame colors).

    3. A Timothée Chalamet prayer candle if the only church you or your giftee are active in is that of A24.

    A candle with timothee chalamet as a saint
    Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed

    Illuminidol is a small candle business located in Austin, Texas. 

    "Last time I was in Austin I went to this indoor holiday market that had a whole bunch of small businesses and artists, including Illuminidol. The second I saw their display, I couldn’t help myself and immediately bought tongue-in-cheek prayer candles for myself, my friends, and my sister. My haul included Timothée Chalamet, Kasey Musgraves, Ben Affleck, Stevie Nicks, and Brendon Urie. I’ve also bought a few more online for birthday presents and just-because gifts." —Chelsea Stuart

    Shipping info: Please allow two to three business days (M–F) for your order to process before shipping. Expect delays during the holiday season (three to five business days). Orders are shipped via USPS Priority Mail. 

    Get it from Illuminidol for $15.

    4. A decorative Victorian-esque mirror that's sure to be the absolute highlight of any gallery wall they've already got going or have plans to start.

    Ali Faccenda / BuzzFeed, Amazon

    "I am in LOVE with these mirrors. I got them with the intention of putting them somewhere in my living room but once I was laying out my gallery wall I knew they had to be integrated in it somehow. I was so happy they offered it in two different sizes so you could pair them together because two of the same size would be overbearing. I think these would make a super-cute addition to a bathroom as well as to use as a vanity or jewelry tray!" —Ali Faccenda

    Shipping Info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping. Non-Prime shipping options will still arrive before Christmas (see Amazon’s full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $16.50+ (available in two sizes).

    5. A hand-sculpted Katie Kimmel Dalmatian vase with a face SO stinkin' cute they'll want to pinch its cheeks even though they're made of clay and not fur.

    a buzzfeeder's dalmatian vase
    Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed

    Katie Kimmel is a Mojave Desert–based artist. She not only sells ceramics, but apparel, stationary, and stickers, too. 

    "Years ago Katie did a collab with Urban Outfitters where they sold her Dalmatian vases and I was INSTANTLY in love. While it was my dream to own one, I was also not at a place in my life where I could drop $125 on made-to-order dog decor. I was crushed when the collab ended and thought about the vase frequently and then, when I landed my job at BuzzFeed, I thought there was no more fitting gift to myself, so I headed to her site to order one straight from the source! I was nervous that I'd have buyer's remorse, but TBH I am still just as obsessed with it now as the day I unwrapped it. It feels way more special than a store-bought vase and I'm hoping that one day I'll have kids/grandkids who'll be amped to inherit it." —Chelsea Stuart 

    Shipping info: Vases are custom made and take four weeks to ship. (That said, it's a present that's worth the wait!!)

    Get it from Katie Kimmel for $125.

    6. An all-in-one wall organizer where they can check their calendar, update their to-do list, grab their keys, *and* display photos of their criminally cute pets.

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    1Thrive is a small businesses that specializes in stylish storage solutions.

    "Add this to the list of things I didn't know I needed but now am in total love with. This wall organizer is it. I've been doing the whole WFH thing for over a year now, and it's been super important to me to create a space that I actually enjoy WFH in. Not only does this thing make me just feel fancy and put together (the organization!), it looks great and is beyond easy to keep up with. Each component (like the corkboard, mirror, and boards) is hung with hooks, making it simple to rearrange and take off to write on. The set comes with erasable markers that actually wipe off with water (no lingering marks), as well as screws to hang the unit. If I can hang this thing in five minutes, I swear you can!" —Kayla Suazo

    Shipping info: Most in-stock items deliver within one to two weeks of your order. See 1Thrive's full shipping policy here.

    Get it from 1Thrive for $199.

    7. A New York City print that — in the most aesthetically pleasing manner — shows exactly where every neighborhood is so when their mom asks why they can't meet their aunt for lunch on the Upper West Side, they can point out the fact that they live in Bushwick and do, in fact, have a 9–5.

    framed map of new york city
    Sam Tomaszewski / BuzzFeed

    Archie's Press is a small business run by Archie Archambault — a designer and printer living in New York. 

    "I recently moved into a new apartment with my boyfriend and our next design project to tackle is our living room gallery wall. This geographic print (in its cheap Ikea frame!) is going to be a great start (and maybe even the centerpiece!) for getting our living room decor together! The artist, Archie Archambault, has prints for tons of cities, states, even fictional places — like Westeros from Game of Thrones." —Samantha Tomaszewski

    Shipping info: Delivers via First Class Plus. 

    Get it from Archie's Press for $28 (available in five sizes) and check out their other city map prints here.

    8. A personalized throw blanket with cutesy smiley faces made from their initials. Not only is it comfy, but it'll make their apartment look high-end when artfully draped across a couch in the back of their Zoom meetings.


    "I have this blanket in the neon green and it's so fun! I like that it's different from my typical throws — and that it has MY initials on it so my husband or sister can't steal it. It really is incredibly soft but doesn't make me feel overheated. Definitely worth the splurge." —Heather Braga

    Shipping info: Free shipping on all US orders over $75 via UPS SurePost. UPS Ground, UPS Two-Day, and UPS Overnight shipping are available for an additional fee.

    Get it from BaubleBar for $98 (available in five colors and with two initials) You can check it out in a smaller size here.)

    9. A Birthdate Candle if they're the type of person who often says "that's just the double Taurus in me." 💁🏼‍♀️ Each date's custom scent is inspired by astrology, numerology, and tarot so it's truly a one-of-kind fragrance.

    buzzfeeder's candle in a jar that says "september twenty-eighth, the day of the fluttering candle" with small astrological sign details for that date
    Skyler Murry / BuzzFeed

    "I am a candle FIEND! And I love astrology! This candle is just the best of both worlds. The label and fragrance are customized based on your birthdate to match your 'inner spirit.' The company provides descriptions of your personality, your emblematic tarot card, ruling planet, and ruling number. Such a fun astrological reading in the cutest packaging! I honestly felt like I was getting read to filth but I loved how detailed it was. This candles burns so smoothly, too, and my particular scent of hydrangea, peony, and jasmine is just so me. I love the delicate floral scent as it's strong without being overbearing." —Skyler Murry

    Shipping info: Candles ship from the Northeast USA via UPS. UPS Two-Day Air and UPS Next-Day Air are available for an additional charge. 

    Get it from Birthdate Co for $38.

    10. A beautiful matte print portrait sure to blend beautifully with any decor. One reviewer said the print makes her feel "loved as a Black woman" and that's exactly what the brand set out to do as they create art that's all about representation and creating safe spaces for the Black community.

    A framed print of an illustrated Black woman wearing a sweatshirt that says "crowned" while standing next to plants
    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed

    Legendary Rootz is a Black woman–owned business. They sell beautiful home decor, bonnets, and apparel.

    "This is one of my favorite prints in my room and the shop has so many good ones that it was very difficult to only buy one! The colors in the print are so soothing and really go with the overall vibe of the image, which, to me, exudes coziness and the feeling of being at peace in your own space. I also love that the sweatshirt says 'crowned' — it's such a simple yet empowering detail." —Kayla Boyd

    Shipping info: Each and every order is custom-printed and requires up to seven business days to finish. Most orders are dispatched within five business days or less. US shipping takes two to three business days. 

    Get it from Legendary Rootz for $20+ (available in four sizes).

    11. A prickly pear cactus so your plant-lovin' partner/friend/family member can start growing their indoor garden without even have to hit a Home Depot first.

    medium-size cactus in clay pot

    "This spiky guy (still searching for perfect name — pls help me!) joined the family late last year and has really blossomed. Initially there was a minor hiccup with the deliveryman, who set the box on my stoop upside down 🥴 even though it was clearly marked 'this side up' (don't worry, the plant was totally fine thanks to the thick insulation inside the box). But since then, my cactus has sprouted three new leaves and seems to be thriving. (And besides, Bloomscape will replace your plant for free if it dies within 30 days.)

    "As someone who enjoys plants but has neither the patience nor desire to deal with anything green that requires a very specific amount of sunlight or soil that's made of more than five components, I appreciate the simplicity of this plant. It even came with a handy care card but this dude is so chill that I just sit him in front of my south-facing window and he seems happy enough.

    "I will say one more thing and this is that this is a cactus...and it is spiky...which I had to learn the hard way. Now I just admire him from a distance." —Melanie Aman

    Shipping info: Indoor Plants will ship within two to six days after purchase. Care products will ship within two to six days. 

    Get it from Bloomscape for $80 (available in five planter colors).

    12. A eucalyptus sheet set that could easily pass as silk. You know that feeling of when you shave your legs, lotion up, and then crawl into bed? That's what these sheets feel like 24/7 and I think that's a gift everyone deserves.

    the sheet set in snow with a forest green duvet

    Sijo is a small, woman-founded home brand from Anni Stromfeld and Jacob Xi (friends since middle school!). The brand is all about affordable luxuries from sheets and loungewear to candles and aromatherapy. They've partnered with the Joyful Heart Foundation — a nonprofit that supports women who have been victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and abuse — and donate a percentage of their sales to fund education and advocacy programs.

    "I've recently forayed into being a Sheet Snob™ and I have to say these are some of my absolute favorite. They are SO freaking soft, cool to the touch, and they don't pop off the corners of my bed even though I have a pretty thick mattress topper and — perhaps more pertinent — a BF who seemingly practices tae kwon do in his sleep. I have the set in forest green and have to say the color is particularly *rich* looking, too." —Chelsea Stuart

    Shipping info: US standard shipping for purchase under $65 (five to eight days): $6.95. US standard shipping for purchase over $65 (five to eight days): Free. US two-day shipping: $19.95. US overnight shipping: $29.95. International standard shipping: $24.95

    Get them from Sijo for $123.75+ (originally $145; available in sizes twin–California king and in eight colors).

    13. An Ideal Bookshelf cookbook print they can hang in their kitchen and look at whenever they're feeling the urge to order Seamless. It'll also have them asking WWJCD? (What would Julia Child do?)

    illustrated print of famous cookbooks lined up and stacked up
    Ideal Bookshelf

    Ideal Bookshelf is a small business based in Maui. 

    "To put it simply, I adore this cookbook print from Ideal Bookshelf! I framed it and hung it in my kitchen, and at long last the room looks finished. Call me old-fashioned, but I love cooking from cookbooks and reach for them more often than I google recipes. Knowing that the recipes have been lovingly and time-consumingly tested, dog-earing the pages, leaving myself little notes, I could go on for ages. But having my love of cookbooks rendered in this print is wonderful, especially since I own and love many of the ones depicted! The print arrived safe and sound with no creases, the paper is nice and sturdy, and the print quality is top-notch. I highly recommend this, or any of Ideal Bookshelf's beautiful illustrated prints, for your own home or as a gift for the book lover in your life." —Rachel Dunkel

    Shipping info: Custom prints usually ship within one to two weeks. Email if you need your item by a certain date and they will try to accommodate you. 

    Get it from Ideal Bookshelf for $34+ (available in three sizes and with the option of framing) and check out all of their awesome bookshelf prints here

    14. A planter with abstract painted faces that catch the eye and hold it. They can use it as a centerpiece on their dining room table or jazz up a windowsill in seconds flat.

    Buzzfeed / Christine Forbes, FrancaNYC

    Franca NYC is a small, woman-owned design studio based in Brooklyn, New York. They sell handmade planters, dinnerware, vases, and dog bowls.

    "Everyone always asks about my FrancaNYC products. They're just that gorgeous. I own five of their pots and two mugs. Each product is wonderfully handmade and ships pretty fast. Franca isn't cheap but the quality is there. Plus, it feels good to support a local, woman-owned design studio." —Christine Forbes

    Shipping info: Pieces are usually made to order and will ship in two weeks.

    Get it from Franca NYC for $48+ (available in three sizes).

    15. A three-drawer jewelry box that's so trendy, it doubles as decor. I'm v, v into acrylic furniture, which can be expensive, but this is an affordable (and giftable) way to get into it.

    Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed

    "I just got this jewelry box a few months ago and I find it soooooo cute. I *love* that the top is clear so you can see your rings and whatever else is stored in the first drawer. I'm currently storing about 10 rings and three pairs of hoop earrings in the top tier, and sixish necklaces in each of the bottom drawers. For $15, I think the quality is also top notch. 👌🏻" —Chelsea Stuart

    Shipping Info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping. Non-Prime shipping options will still arrive before Christmas (see Amazon’s full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in two colors).

    16. An iridescent or ceramic vase if they're the type of person who buys fresh flowers every week. They're p affordable so if you can't choose one, get 'em both!

    Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed,, Amazon

    "My love of Amazon vases is my worst kept home decor secret. There are SO many striking and affordable vases available that'll spruce up any space. The picture on the left is my side table, with both vases showing they were meant to be together forever." —Mal Mower

    Shipping Info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping. Non-Prime shipping options will still arrive before Christmas (see Amazon’s full shipping information here).

    Get the iridescent one for $29.97 and the ceramic one for $24.99 (available in nine styles), both from Amazon.

    17. A set of airy linen curtains that'll provide ample privacy but also let in ALL the light so they don't feel like they live in a cave. If your giftee has been dying for linen ones but just doesn't have the budget, these are the next best thing. 

    a reviewer's white linen curtains in a dining room
    a buzzfeed editor's bedroom with the white curtains, Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed

    "I have these in white and I just adore them. They let in SO much light (but still offer privacy) and I love that they have visible texture. I was originally searching for real linen curtains but didn't want to shell out the $$$. When I found these, I wasn't really expecting much but thought I'd give them a shot and wow — the quality is pretty incredible given the price. They're also rather lightweight. I have them strung up on a $2 rod I got at Ikea and so far so good!" —Chelsea Stuart

    Shipping Info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping. Non-Prime shipping options will still arrive before Christmas (see Amazon’s full shipping information here).

    Get a set from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in six lengths and seven colors). 

    18. A floating picture frame so they can finally hang up that print they bought two years ago. Sometimes hanging art can feel like a real chore but this gift takes the work out of it almost completely!

    Buzzfeed / Christine Forbes, Target

    "I have collectible magazines and getting custom frames was completely out of budget. I ordered these floating frames and I was impressed by how nice they looked. These are simply stunning. After reading the instructions, I had no problem putting the magazine in the frame. Everything snaps into place. So far, nothing has fallen or even slipped and I didn't need glue. These would be great for a gallery wall, but I keep these on my shelves." —Christine Forbes

    Shipping info: Two-day shipping available for an additional charge.

    Get it from Target for $16.

    19. A minimalist knot pillow they can delicately place in front of the 12 others already on their bed. If they're a Pillow Person™ like me, this'll make total sense.

    The Knot Pillow, Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed

    The Knot Pillow is a small business from French entrepreneur Christopher Welles.

    "I saw this pillow on IG a few months back and kept telling myself I didn't need it but boy did I WANT it. Flash forward to a few weeks ago when my boyfriend gifted it to me for my birthday and OMG I love it even more than I thought I would. The quality is great and I like tucking my hands in between the pieces when I'm just chilling and watching TV." —Chelsea Stuart

    Shipping info: All order are processed within one to two days and then sent via standard shipping.

    Get it from The Knot Pillow for $35.99 (originally $39.99).

    20. A splurge-worthy table runner if they're the friend/family member that always volunteers to host holiday meals. Now you can contribute to the spread beyond your usual store-bought pie.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, Coral and Tusk

    Coral and Tusk as a woman-owned small business based in Brooklyn, New York, and Pinedale, Wyoming.

    "I was gifted this table runner (pictured above to the left, don't mind the fact my dining room chairs haven't arrived yet) and it makes me so happy — even if my table is a touch too big for it, I'm making it work. You can feel how incredible the quality is — the embroidery is so detailed. I love that it's a neutral color and design that works style-wise for every season." —Heather Braga

    Shipping info: Cutoffs for holiday delivery are Dec. 14 for Domestic Ground Shipping and Dec. 16 for Domestic Three-Day Express Shipping.

    Get it from Coral and Tusk for $304.

    21. An abstract print sure to make guests wonder if the owner majored in art and therefore has an incredible eye, or if they're just *really* good at online shopping.

    an abstract line drawing poster framed on kayla's shelf
    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    "I recently stumbled upon the Poster Store and after dedicating hours of my life to perusing its site, I can't imagine buying art from another place for a while. I added some abstract prints to my home, and the quality makes me feel like I am some rich millionaire that can afford to buy expensive paintings. Poster Store forever." —Kayla Suazo

    Shipping info: Delivery time is four to seven business days to the United States of America, calculated from the day after you submitted your order.

    Get it from Poster Store for $9.77+ (originally $13.95+; available in three sizes).

    22. A vinyl record storage shelf so it'll be immediately apparent what great taste in music they have. Dolly Parton, Fleetwood Mac, and Bowie right up front?? Color me impressed.

    Urban Outfitters, Ali Faccenda / BuzzFeed

    "This record cart is one of my favorite parts of my living room. It is super lightweight (you don't have to put it together) and it holds a good amount of vinyl. I got the gold color because it matched with my other decor and it's very easy to transport if I want to move it around the room." —Ali Faccenda

    Shipping info: Expedited one-to-two-day shipping options are available at additional cost.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $99 (available in three colors).

    23. And, to go with that, a "now spinning" shelf where they can display the sleeve to the record they're currently playing. If this were in my house it'd simply always be Rumours — but maybe other people actually listen to their full collections?

    Ali Faccenda / BuzzFeed

    Record Racks is a small business located in Austin, Texas.

    "This is my second shelf from Record Racks since I moved and had one up on my wall in my childhood bedroom. It's one of my fave ways to display my records and doubles as a fun wall piece. It's such a conversation starter and def want to get a bunch of these for my friends for the holidays this year. It easily applies to the wall with command strips (these are provided for you) and your installation is complete!" —Ali Faccenda

    Shipping info: Orders take one to three business days to be processed and then are delivered via standard shipping.

    Get it from Record Racks on Etsy for $19.99 (available in 14 colors).

    24. A hand-knit weighted blanket if 1) they're always cold and/or 2) they can NEVER have enough blankets. This one has the added bonus of being weighted so it'll come in extra clutch on tough days.

    California Design Den, Mallory Mower/BuzzFeed

    "This blanket is so loved in my house it's practically our newest family member. It comes in a canvas carrying bag (which is *super* helpful for storage) that my husband and I leave beside our sofa. I sleep hot and hate feeling overheated, but I really wanted to have a weighted blanket for my occasional anxiety attacks. This fit the bill! Not only does it help calm me down when I need it most, it's also totally cozy while watching movies or napping. This is well worth the splurge!" —Mal Mower

    Shipping info: Free standard shipping to the 48 contiguous United States. All purchases ship within two business days. You may also choose expedited shipping for an additional charge.

    Get it from California Design Den for $132.99+ (available in three weights and two colors).

    25. A minimalist wall hanging to add just a bit of extra *oomph* to any open real estate. Now they can go ahead and take down that "Happy Birthday" bunting from six months ago and put this up instead.

    a neutral-colored wall hanging

    Tumble is a woman-owned, small, sustainable jewelry and lifestyle brand based in New Mexico.

    "Lately I've been sourcing all of my decor recs from TikTok and that is just the way I found Tumble! (Follow them @wearetumble.) When I first fell in love with their wall hangings, they were only releasing them in small batches and they were snatched up SO fast. I was patient, though, signed up for emails, followed them on all their social channels, and was eventually able to snag my own piece. I'm still trying to nail down what my style is (mid-century-modern-meets-boho-meets-neutrals is currently where I'm at) but I'm confident this will always fit in." —Chelsea Stuart

    Shipping info: Orders are typically shipped within one week from purchase. However, during peak seasons, items can take up to three weeks to ship. Orders are shipped via USPS First Class Mail unless otherwise specified.

    Get it from Tumble for $52.

    26. A vintage-inspired storage ottoman if you're always kicking your feet up on their coffee table when you visit. They don't mind, ofc, but this would solve the problem and look pretty damn cute all the while.

    Amazon, Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    Another bonus? If you flip the lid over, it has a wooden base, so you can *also* use this as a teensy snack table.

    "I recently got one of these for my new apartment to stash my candles and ~candle accessories~ in and it's pretty much become my favorite piece of furniture?? I use it to prop up my feet during work hours and sometimes if I want to eat on my couch I'll use it as a tray. It's also sturdy enough to sit on, if I ever wanted to have guests over and needed an extra chair. It was RIDICULOUSLY easy to set up — I had it done in less than 10 minutes, and probably didn't even need the directions. It also just looks so darn cute (and comes in so many colors that I'm tempted to buy another!)." —Emma Lord

    Shipping Info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping. Non-Prime shipping options will still arrive before Christmas (see Amazon’s full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (available in nine colors).

    27. A hand-poured Air Jordan 1 Candle for all of the sneakerheads in your life. While it won't smell like a fresh pair of kicks, it does have soothing notes of eucalyptus, jungle moss, amber, and musk.

    buzzfeed editor holding a candle jar with an illustration of a black, white, and red Air Jordan 1 sneaker on it
    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed

    Pretty Honest Candles is a Black woman–owned business. Their candles are hand-poured in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

    "As someone who both collects Jordan sneakers and burns candles daily, I couldn't think of a more perfect product. Pretty Honest Candles is Black woman–owned business that sells handmade, slow-burning soy candles. The candles are made without harmful chemicals or additives and give you about 50 hours of burn time. I can't lie, I've only lit it once because I want it to last forever! But, if you're wondering, it definitely does not smell like shoes. It has a fresh scent of mandarin balm, tangelo, and eucalyptus. And once I finally decide to use it all, I will definitely be keeping the jar on display." —Kayla Boyd

    Shipping info: Current processing time on orders is typically five to seven business days. This excludes holidays and weekends. 

    Get it from Pretty Honest Candles for $28

    28. An adorable tissue box cover if the fact that they frequently have the sniffles totally messes with their aesthetic.

    a white house-shaped tissue box cover
    Elizabeth Lilly / BuzzFeed

    "I, an adult woman, cannot remember the last time I bought a box of tissues for my home (though I have several purse packs?!). It may have been when I most recently had a sinus infection, which I guess was two-plus years ago. But now that I’m playing house as a grown-ass person in an apartment to myself, I’m trying to be *responsible*. So obviously buying this whimsical tissue box cover we’ve featured in a million BuzzFeed Shopping posts is peak adulting.

    "Perhaps the reason I’ve been so bad at keeping around a box of tissues is because tissues just look...kind of ugly out in the open. But not with this lil’ cover! Now it’s a ~design element~ that I’ll hopefully remember to keep full. For now, it’s filled with a square box of tissues I unearthed from my old apartment’s closet while packing; it's presently neatly housed inside the tissue box cover, providing the "smoke" for the tiny chimney. The only downside to committing to this box is that I'll have to buy square-shaped tissue boxes only now. But I can live with that. And with my not-snotty nose." —Elizabeth Lilly

    Shipping Info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping. Non-Prime shipping options will still arrive before Christmas (see Amazon’s full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $6.72+ (available in five styles).

    29. A chrome table lamp that'll take their apartment from cute and well decorated to — BAM — 5-star hotel in no time.


    "I have a curse and that curse is that I can't go into Ikea without spending at least $200 and buying a bag full of stuff I don't need but *do* instantly fall in love with. This lamp is just one such item. I already had a perfectly good lamp at home when I laid on eyes on this one but I mean, come on...the bulbs! the mid-century shape! It's just so sleek and I knew instantly it had to be mine. The only hitch was that the chrome didn't go with my vibe. Alas, I had a (maybe ill-conceived but worked-out-in-the-end) plan. Despite the fact that I live in NYC and don't have any outdoor space whatsoever, I do fancy myself a DIYer so I picked up some gold spray paint, spread out some cardboard on the floor of my shower, and got to work updating the finish to match my aesthetic. Once I was done I was SO excited with the results so TL;DR: get it even if chrome isn't your preferred finish!" —Chelsea Stuart

    Shipping info: Next-day shipping is available for an additional charge.

    Get it from Ikea for $39.99.

    30. An ethically sourced butterfly objet d'art if their style could best be described with adjectives like spooky/whimsical/obscure.

    Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    Flutter by Katie is a Brooklyn-based small business from Katie Flaherty.

    "After years of embracing a minimalist lifestyle (not because I was trendy, but because I couldn’t afford much more than an Amazon sofa and a toothbrush), I have finally been able to live my best life and decorate my apartment the way I’ve always dreamed: by filling all 600 square feet with charming oddities. Like many a great and organized hoarder before me, I like to define my apartment’s aesthetic as 'eclectic.' This term helps me justify the shelf in my living room that has both a life-size pug lamp and a life-size felted Ben & Jerry’s pint of ice cream. I love finding good pieces with a great story, and of all the weird knickknacks that fill my Brooklyn apartment to the brim, two of my very favorite pieces are small bottles holding lovely little moths from Etsy shop Flutter by Katie.

    "I found Flutter by Katie while stalking Brooklyn flea markets a couple of years ago looking for a Christmas gift for my spouse. Instead, I found Katie’s work — i.e., gifts for my spouse to get me. I loved how gorgeous every jar and terrarium was, each with such original detail that every piece felt like its own miniature world. I loved these pieces so much, in fact, that I gave my husband full range in the selection process. With dozens of colorful jars full of butterflies and moths of various shapes and sizes, with different bottles and thimbles and plants in place, I knew I would like any of them. I opened my gift on Christmas Day to find two understated and lovely pieces, each with a tiny moth/butterfly (I really do not know anything about lepidopteron, other than their going by the order name lepidopteron) and each with unique accent pieces to accentuate their beauty. The first floats in a clear jar above three small acorns, and the second sits atop a gorgeous (and teensy) apothecary jar.

    "The pieces themselves are surprisingly sturdy and can be personalized upon request. When I talked with Katie, she joked about how she must look lugging a storefront’s worth of butterflies on the subway. If those butterflies can make it across Brooklyn on the G train…they can make it anywhere. Katie recommended keeping them away from direct sunlight, which I did, and after two years mine still look absolutely lovely. They are set between two windows and not in direct sunlight, but do still see a fair amount of sun and haven’t faded a bit.

    "The butterflies used in her pieces are farmed responsibly through connections Katie has made herself, where she uses specimens that have already passed naturally, giving them new life in her gorgeous artwork. I love my little lepidopteron and the art Flutter by Katie has brought into my home." —Mal Mower

    Shipping info: If you are local to the NYC area and can pick up from the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, message the seller at the time of purchase to arrange a pickup date/time. Cost of shipping varies due to weight and size of the piece, but can found in the notes section of each item.

    Get a one-of-a-kind piece from Flutter by Katie on Etsy for $35+.

    31. And a colorful backgammon set that can absolutely be played but also serves as a conversation starter when left out as decor. 

    buzzfeeder's mom in front of a colorful, modern backgammon board
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    "This is my adorable mother. Don't let that smile fool you though — we are an extremely competitive family and just minutes after this photo was taken, she did three *very dramatic* victory laps around the kitchen counter. We've been lucky to spend most of 2020 quarantining together, so you can imagine there have been plenty of games and bragging rights to go around. For Christmas, I decided to splurge and buy her a classic backgammon set, but one that could also double as really beautiful house decor." —Jen Tonti

    Shipping info: Express and overnight delivery are available for an additional fee. See the MoMA Design Store's full shipping policy here

    Get it from the MoMA Design Store for $99

    When you see them displaying the decor *you* picked:

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