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    Updated on Jul 25, 2020. Posted on Jul 10, 2020

    27 Random Home Decor Items That Are Practical And Pretty

    A glass-shaped wine rack, tiered corner shelves, and more useful decor that'll make your home look amazing.

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    1. Photo clip string lights to illuminate your bedroom and show all your fave pictures and postcards. You can trade your bulky frames for this beautiful above-the-bed display.

    Amazon, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "Most of my photos are on my phone now, so I put it in the back of my mind and didn't ever follow through. Flash-forward to seeing these photo clip strings with lights! An added bonus is that these serve as an extra form of illumination wherever they are. It's more like a glowing fairyland look. If I could, my entire house would be lit with white Christmas lights and these would fit in perfectly." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $10.87+ (available in two lengths).

    2. A planter with an abstract-print pattern, so you can add a touch of greenery to your indoor space without having to worry about taking care of the plants.

    A drip hanging planter with a white, pink, and navy blue shape pattern
    Target

    This lil' plant holder comes with artificial succulent leaves, so you won't have to deal with wilting or lack of light.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this ceramic planter. It's a great size and though the plants are fake, they are beautiful and to me look like the real thing. I am very pleased I ordered this." —Target Customer

    Get it from Target for $9.99.

    3. A tiered bookshelf that'll fit perfectly in a corner and be your personal library whenever you want to get cozy and read a book at home. It has four shelves that'll hold novels and knickknacks in a convenient spot.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I purchased this shelf ladder for our basement to place all our family games on. It's perfect! Love that is has a back on the shelves so items don't fall behind. Easy directions, easy to put together, and very sturdy. It looks perfect in our 'industrial style' basement." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon from $79.99.

    4. An accent mirror, because it's been a minute you've had a gorgeous piece of decor that'll help you put together an #OOTD *and* apply makeup.

    A silver sunburst mirror with a gold foil finish above a black floating shelf
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "It's just as pictured. The color is not overwhelming or brass. The overall size is larger than expected and I'm glad. It goes very well with my decor." —Wayfair Customer

    Get it from Wayfair for $83.99.

    5. A tin candle for times when you want to soak in your bathtub or lounge in your pajamas: It has a calming scent and a nature-inspired print, so you can give your dwelling an "I'm chillin'" vibe.

    Colorful printed tin candles on a wooden table
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I’m obsessed with lavender for calming relaxation, so I burn this candle every night before bed and it’s the best!" —Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10 (available in 10 scents).

    6. A foldable storage ottoman that's a foot rest, storage hub, and beverage tray in-one. It's minimal shade will go with basically every type of furniture and it won't take up too much space in the living room.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "This was just what I wanted to place between two sections of a reclining sofa. It was incredibly easy to assemble and the instruction manual is clearly written and humorous. I love that it also has storage (we placed a blanket and a cushion inside) and the top can be used as a tray. The neutral color also fits right into any decor." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $54.10.

    7. Nesting baskets for the little things lying around your home: These small beauties, which can each stash plants, notebooks, and more, will look great on the floor or dining room table.

    Three brown woven baskets filled with plants and notebooks on a white and black rug.
    Birch Lane

    Promising review: "I love these baskets. They're functional and useful in creating organizations in my bedroom. The baskets are well-made, look great and hold a lot." —Birch Lane Customer

    Get a set of three from Birch Lane for $40.

    8. A mason jar accessories set, so you can finally keep all your tweezers, cotton swabs, and toothbrushes in cute containers and have an organized bathroom. Yes to a vanity upgrade! 👏

    Amazon, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love these jars, they look great in my bathroom. The soap dispenser is big and holds plenty of soap. The smaller jars hold enough Q-tips for a week or two and one of them I’m using for my cotton pads which holds approximately 30 to 40. The included labels were a nice touch as well." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in three colors).

    9. An accent pillow you'll want to place on your couch, loveseat, or armchair that needs a glow-up. It has a cool design and will add a pop of color to your go-to seating areas.

    An accent pillow with a colorful-printed face on a dark blue arm chair
    Facemadics

    Get it from Facemadics for $22.50+ (available in two sizes).

    10. An indoor relaxation fountain, because you'll drift off to dreamland thanks to the tranquil sound of falling water. It'll help you unwind after a long WFH session or an indoor workout.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon

    Reviewers recommend using distilled water for this little gadget, which can help you de-stress at home.

    Promising review: "This is exactly what I wanted. As recommended, I cleaned all items before assembling, washed the rocks, and used distilled water. I would highly recommend this product for anyone looking for the relaxing sound of water falling. I have it in my bedroom, and I sleep like a baby!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    11. A stunning art print to frame and display above your fireplace, bed, or desk. It'll make your empty wall space ~bloom~ and remind you of summer days.

    A colorful print with a Black woman holding a yellow sunflower on top of a table
    TheEverydayPrintCo/Etsy

    Get it from TheEverydayPrintCo on Etsy for $31+.

    12. A table and stool set, so you can sit down and sip drinks while relaxing on your balcony or patio. It doesn't take up too much room and will give your outdoor space an IG-worthy update.

    A turquoise table and stool set with drinks and fruit on a white patio
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Great little set that we put on our condo balcony. It’s difficult to find a small set, and this one is perfect. Easy to put together too!" —Wayfair Customer

    Get it from Novogratz at Wayfair for $234.99+ (available in three colors).

    13. A gold decoration you'll be ~over the moon~ for and want to hang above your headboard or doorway for a lunar-inspired look.

    Amazon, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am absolutely in love with this statement piece! The moons are so well-crafted and the metal doesn't feel cheap. The packaging was so cute i want to keep it. Perfect to help brighten up any room in your house!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    14. A colorful throw blanket that'll help you create the perfect ~nest~ for snuggling and relaxing. Drape this cozy owl blanket over your sofa or bed and it'll be there whenever you need some self-care time.

    A brown throw blanket printed with owls on a wired chair
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Just received this blanket in the mail and I’m already obsessed! It’s so vibrant and soft. I was worried about it being too lightweight, but it’s actually really warm and cozy. When laying on the couch this blanket completely covers me. It's the perfect size. I would recommend this blanket to anyone!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $33.69+ (available in 14 designs).

    15. A tiered wall mount shelf so perfect for that boring corner in your living room. With five shelves and a sleek design, you'll finally have a place for small vases, novels, and trophies.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "I had a bare corner in my living area that just needed something. This shelving unit wound up looking great. I was able to add a few light plants and photos without worry. It is sturdy and I found there was enough room for the decor." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $20.16+ (available in five colors).

    16. A catch-all dish that'll ~give you a hand~ when it comes to safely storing rings, keys, and other tiny trinkets. You won't have to waste time digging through your purse or jewelry box to find what you're looking for again.

    A pink hand-shaped catch-all tray holding an engagement ring
    MadeByRheal/Etsy

    Get it from MadeByRheal on Etsy for $30.

    17. A gold plant holder, so you can admire your plant baby while you look out the window or read a book on the couch.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I adore this little pot! It is just as pictured and holds my succulents beautifully! It fits in perfectly with all of the other decor. It has a drain hole at the bottom which makes plant care very easy!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    And check out "27 Home Decor Upgrades You Can Get For $25 Or Less" for more affordable design inspo.

    18. A floral window panel, because it's been a minute since you've had a little shade from the sun and made your bedroom seating area more colorful.

    A pink and green floral knotted window panel hanging in front of an apartment window
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39.99 (available in three colors).

    19. A zig-zag patterned rug, so you can make your den or living room a cozy and chill oasis all year round. Plus, you can hide those scuffs and scratches on your hardwood floor (win).

    A black-and-white zig-zag patterned rug on a hardwood floor next to a chair
    Boutique Rugs

    Promising review: "I purchased this rug and it was perfect. It covered enough of the floor without covering everything. It warms up the room and created a cozy area for our family to spend time together. I absolutely love this rug and only regret not buying it sooner." —Boutique Rugs Customer

    Get it from Boutique Rugs for $33.14+ (available in 10 sizes).

    20. An African print drum lampshade that'll help illuminate any room and get you so many compliments when you're giving a virtual tour of your home.

    An African wax print drum lampshade in a blue and yellow geometric pattern
    BespokeBinny/Etsy

    Get it from BespokeBinny on Etsy for $54.62+ (available in two sizes).

    21. A sleek end table, so you don't have to buy a bulky coffee table if you live in an apartment or studio. It'll look so good with your favorite vases and pieces of artwork.

    A silver end table with glass vases on top
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "There aren’t enough words to explain how perfect this end table is. The quality of the solid wood, the silver feet, and the sturdiness are just a few of the excellent features that this table offers. I highly recommend this piece." —Wayfair Customer

    Get it from Novogratz at Wayfair for $83.99 (available in two colors).

    22. A set of ceramic vases for your fave flowers: Arrange these babies on your patio table, bookshelf, or another nook that needs a cheery update.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "These were perfect for my little patio corner. The color was exactly as pictured. Added some colorful flowers and it tied everything together :)" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99.

    23. Macrame wall art, because the empty corner near your bookshelf or windowsill could use a little love. Did we also mention that they'll add a little retro flair to your living space?

    Reviewer's macrame wall art next to a ladder bookshelf with plants
    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "OK I admit it, I may be stuck in the '60s, but I absolutely love these wall hangings. I moved into this apartment over a year ago and just can't seem to find the right decorations until somehow I ran across these. The quality of the craftsmanship is excellent." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $16.98+ (available in two sizes).

    24. A colorful pintuck pillow, so you can sit comfortably in bed while you watch movies or read a magazine.

    Pink pintuck pillow on white sheets and a yellow quilt
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I got two pillows, berry and mustard, and I love them! They are the perfect size, color, and they are super cozy! They really complete my room and give my room a little more pop with the bright colors!" —Urban Outfitters Customer

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39 (available in seven colors).

    25. Green fringe coasters that'll be a chic resting spot for a glass of wine, a can of beer, or a cup of coffee.

    Two green fringe coasters next to a bottle of wine
    Jungalow

    Get a set of four from Jungalow for $40.

    26. A lunar tapestry that'll take you straight to space and be an eye-catching addition to any room indoors. It'll go with your furniture as well, since it has a vibrant pattern and can be hung horizontally or vertically.

    A black tapestry with multicolored florals and a pink phases of the moon graphic
    Sleepwishes/Etsy

    Get it from Sleepwishes on Etsy for $17.99+ (available in three sizes).

    27. A glass-shaped wine rack, so you can stash and stack your vino for virtual happy hours. This cute structure can fit more than 11 bottles, so you'll be covered the next time you want Pinot Noir or Chardonnay.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "This is so cute! I needed a small wine rack that fit on the floor, but did not stick out too far. This was perfect. It is not wobbly and the wine fits perfectly." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    You, after treating yourself to new decor and rearranging everything in your home:

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