Now that the main living areas of our home are nearly complete, it’s time to accessorize, accessorize, accessorize! In general, I wait to purchase the bulk of my home accessories until I’ve lived in a space for a few months. After all, how will I know where to settle in to read my favorite book, or how I prefer to stash my keys?
Indeed, the power of home accessories are not to be underestimated, and I’ve rounded up some goodies below that I’ve had my eyes on for longer than I care to admit. Luckily, I’ve acquired a few and am well on my way to a fully accessorized home!:
My style hasn’t changed a bit since the beginning of our renovation, and I’m still craving functional pieces that marry industrial, vintage and modern Scandinavian touches. In other words, metal, wood and black/white textiles are always high on my wish list:
(a). I’m envisioning this vintage-inspired metal organizer in our master bathroom to organize washcloths, spare soap and the like. $105 at Layla Grace*
(b). Even utilitarian objects deserve a spotlight on design. I’d happily leave this wooden flashlight on display day or night. $48 at A+R
(c). This Donna Wilson pouf is so far out of my price range, so I’m currently on the lookout for a more affordable alternative. You can never have too many poufs, yes? $520 at HORNE
(d). I love white noise, and this tripod floor fan is too charming not to devote an entire corner of my living room to. $332 at Candelabra
(e). An upcycled tire basket is a far cry from the traditional woven version and much more novel. I have this beauty displayed in my office for miscellaneous books, magazines and packages. $25 at UncommonGoods*
(f). I have a feeling this industrial end table will serve a dual purpose as a bar cart in our dining room. $261 at Bellacor
(g). Now, here’s a Donna Wilson piece I can afford. Such a sweet patterned pillow that should be placed in a special space — front and center in my living room! $99 at The Future Perfect
(h). I’m not at all an astronomer, but how lovely is this wooden telescope? Again, way out of my price range, but a girl can dream. £350 at The Lollipop Shoppe
(i). Swings may be for outdoors, but I’m slowly convincing Ken to install our retired wine barrel swing inside our home. Think I can do it? $120 at UncommonGoods*
(j). These David Shrigley pillowcases are printed with a hilarious bedtime story that will leave guests smiling. I’m so happy to have these! £45 at Tate*
(k). Speaking of quirky pillows, The Cold Side is seriously genius. £20 at Envelop
(l). I have never in my life had such a positive reaction to a laundry item as this rugged utility cart. Doing laundry in our new laundry room will be so much more fun now! $593 at Layla Grace*
(m). Although this is surely an outdoor piece, I’d bring this zinc pentagonal stool indoors for an edgy and strong end table that will balance all of the soft furnishings in my office. I’m officially on the hunt for a more affordable alternative! $850 at Mecox Gardens
What about you? Do you prefer a minimal space or are you a fan of surrounding yourself with beautiful items? Any decor/accessories that are high on your wish list?
Tell me in the comments below.
DISCLAIMER: The asterisked* products mentioned in the above post were provided to me by the stated brand or company for review purposes only. I was not paid to promote or endorse this product and all thoughts and ideas are truthful and reflect my opinion alone.