Only the snazziest of vibes for your new home.
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A scented soy wax candle that’ll make your new home smell like…well, home. This elegant glass jar candle from the Magnolia Hearth & Hand line has a 36-hour burn time and will fill your space with the spicy, woodsy scent of cardamom and vetiver. How soothing!
A plush rug or two to cover your naked, naked floors — especially if you’re going from a rental with wall-to-wall carpeting to a place with hardwood floors. This modern, geometric option has a high pile that’ll be super soft on your toes while simultaneously perking up whatever room you put it in. Never underestimate the transformative powers of a good rug.
A cheeky welcome mat made of coir, so you can put your visitors at ease as soon as they arrive. Not having many visitors over these days? Well, who says your welcome mat can’t welcome you home, as well?
Some pretty, tasseled curtains that’ll help you get a good night’s sleep the first night in your new home — and every night thereafter. These velvet drapes from Target’s Opalhouse collection offer both elegance and whimsy, all while filtering out the light from your fabulous sleeping quarters for a restful night.
A faux leather letter holder and key hook, so all your can’t-leave-the house-without-‘em items have a new home, too. The faux leather folder is perfect for stashing mail, although tons of reviewers have actually adorned it with flowers and plants instead. Meanwhile, the four metal hooks can hold anything from keys to parking passes.
The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo, because decorating starts with organizing. Keep what you like; cull what you don’t; and then shop smart by filling in whatever gaps you’ve got left. Does a well-decorated space spark joy? Yes. Yes, it does.
A sleek, minimalist round wall mirror, because nothing helps finish off a space like your own reflection (you’re gorgeous!). No, but really – mirrors help open up a space, bounce tons of light around the room, and a touch of polish to your surroundings. Perfect? Perfect.
A cushy, oversized lumbar pillow that’ll make your couch look as new as your home. The stripes and tassels give it some visual interest, while the neutral color scheme ensure it’ll go with everything.
A luxe velvet slipper chair from Target’s Opalhouse line that’ll add a pop of pizzazz to any corner of your new place. The wood hairpin legs give it a touch of the ol’ mid-century look, too — VERY ~in~ these days, no?
A faux eucalyptus plant — just because you have a tendency to, uh, kill plants (it’s me, I’m talking about me) doesn’t mean you don’t deserve to have some greenery in your space. This option is affordable, adorable, and immortal. Everybody wins!
A snazzy new pendant light, because you own your place now – you can change up anything you like without needing to ask for permission first! Pro tip: This modern glass globe pendant works best hardwired, according to reviewers (but again, not a problem, brand-new homeowner that you are!).
Some decorative yet functional storage baskets that’ll help get your stuff sorted as you organize the shelves in your kitchen, your bathroom, your home office, and more. These medium-sized bins may be made of plastic, but they’re also unexpectedly ~aesthetic~, thanks to the delicate Y-weave design.
A woven rectangular tray made of banana leaf fibers you’ll find so many uses for, you might just keep moving it around your home every few weeks because you can. Put in the bathroom to stash hand towels in. Leave it on your coffee table and store your favorite coffee table books in it. Stick it on your dresser to help organize your accessories. The possibilities are endless.
A set of two wood lattice wall hangings that are the easiest one-and-done décor pick ever. Don’t have time to waste trying to figure out how to make your empty walls less boring? Try these. You’re welcome.
An aesthetically pleasing laundry hamper, because it’s finally time to get rid of that old mesh laundry hamper you’ve been carting around for literal years. You’re a homeowner now. Get somewhere nice to put your dirty clothes. This dark brown woven basket hamper should do the trick. Your inner HGTV star will thank you for it.
A fun, reusable letterboard, so you can change up your ~vibes~ again and again and again. You can wall-mount it or just display it on a surface – and it comes in tons of different color options, depending on what your favorite palette is.
An all-in-one shower curtain and liner in a cherry blossom print that’s just so pretty, because now’s your chance to make your bathroom into the spa-like retreat you’ve always dreamed of. This set is also easy-peasy; it hangs from flex-on grommets, so you don’t need to faff about with shower curtain rings, and the liner snaps right onto the curtain.
An industrial-style floating shelf, because you’ll need somewhere neat to display your knickknacks and objet d’arts now, right? This option might be simple, but the clean lines keep it from looking overwrought.
A set of three framed leaf watercolor prints so you can dive deep into the plantcore aesthetic. If you’re looking to complete your first gallery wall project, this trio will round out your collection nicely — no green thumb required.
A chic globe table lamp that’ll light up your life (or desk, or reading nook, or bedroom, or…) in minimalist style. The opaque glass diffuses the light for a softer look, while the wood base adds some cozy warmth — and as a bonus, it’s even got two USB ports you can use to charge your devices.
An adorable decorative lantern, because you don’t actually have to be on the coast to embrace the coastal look. This wood lantern fastens with a metal latch, while the glass sides make it perfect for displaying pillar candles – either real or flameless.
A glam glass coffee table that’ll anchor your new living room while keeping things light and airy. The satin gold frame adds some sparkle without being Just! Too! Much! – and reviewers say it’s super simple to put together, too.
A ceramic planter with a wooden stand, because, I mean, these li’l guys are everywhere. If you like playing with height and levels in your décor, the cute little legs on this pick will help you boost up your favorite green baby so it can literally tower over all the rest. Mwahahahaha.
A coiled rope basket that will do wonders when it comes to keeping your floors tidy. Toys; blankets; other… detritus – this soft and cozy basket can handle it all. Also, thanks to its elegant cream color, it’ll match literally anything – so if your design style changes at some point down the line, you can be sure that this pick will still work with its surroundings.
A colorful dish towel with a bright, cheerful orange print, so even your dishes can enjoy your new digs. A little citrusy charm goes a long way towards making your home feel, y’know, homey.
A marble and wood bookend that’s as much sculpture as it is Thing To Keep Your Books In Place. The half-arch design kinda makes it look like a neutral rainbow, so it’ll brighten up any space while still keeping its cool. Do you have a mantle? This’ll look great on a mantle.
A really nice trash can, because yes, even your litter receptacle can be part of your design scheme. Simplehuman’s slim, semi-round option holds up to 50 liters of…stuff…and even better, you can open it hands-free, thanks to the handy-dandy foot pedal.
A wooden peg wall hook that’ll make sure your new entryway stays both clear and cute. With three size options – choose from six, four, or just one peg – this cottage-y pick from Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Hearth & Hand with Magnolia line can grant some rustic appeal to just about any space.
A cute li’l rhinoceros cookie jar to dress up your counters with the perfect amount of whimsy. And hey, even though this ceramic beastie is meant for cookies, that doesn’t you can’t stash other stuff in it, too – it’s good snacks, odds and ends, you name it.
A simple yet gorgeous decorative wood bowl, because even your oddest of ends look like part of an intentional design scheme when you stick ‘em a beautiful container. This paulownia pick is unfinished, making it perfect for homes with rustic aesthetics.
And a big ol’ chunky, knit throw blanket, so you can live your best cottagecore life in your new home. I don’t what it is about a good decorative blanket, but just tossing one across a couch or chair in an artfully disheveled fashion instantly boosts the look of a space. It’s the “woke up like this” of home décor.
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