35 Stylish Design Accessories for the Home-Obsessed Person in Your Life

Chic, cozy, and timeless.

By Sacha Strebe

If there is one place we can all find sanctuary, it’s home. Back when our calendars were packed with in-person meetings, commuting to and from the office, and traveling for business, our home almost took a backseat and for many of us, myself included, we took it for granted. It’s safe to say that home has taken on an entirely new meaning now and as much as it has been challenging (and frustrating). It’s also been the perfect time to redecorate. I mean, if you stare long enough at the four walls around you, you’re going to get the itch. So if you have a home-obsessed friend in your life, then you’ll want to bookmark these gifts for interior design lovers.

I recently redesigned my living/dining area and bedroom. It was so nice to have a new challenge and something to focus on other than the endless scroll of my phone. Besides, I’m a homebody at heart and with the onset of the holiday season, I felt like it needed a cozy refresh. If you know a fellow homebody who’s also feeling the redesign itch then read on for a curated list of my favorite gifts for interior design lovers to turn their home into a stylish sanctuary. I dare you not to add something to the cart for yourself, too!

Therma Kota Shearling Throw Pillow

Reimagine a lovely home staple with this plush shearling patchwork pillow. It adds textural interest, warmth, and cozy hygge comfort.

Therma Kota Shearling Throw Pillow, $249 CAD

CB2 Roca Travertine Pillar Candle Stand Large

2021 was the year of travertine. This stylish stone is certainly nothing new but who can resist its timeless texture? This hexagonal beauty makes a handsome stand for pillar candles or other objets d’art. 

CB2 Roca Travertine Pillar Candle Stand Large, $79.95

An Organised Life Brown Plain Vegan Leather A5 Notebook

Elevate the everyday, with this chic vegan leather-bound notebook which also comes packaged in a beautiful black box. Add a personal touch and have it monogrammed with their initials.

An Organised Life Brown Plain Vegan Leather A5 Notebook, $27

Baina Brown & Black Josephine Hand Towel

Checkerboards have been all the rage this year and it’s easy to see why. The classic pattern only gets better with age. This organic cotton terrycloth hand towel features the check pattern in brown and black and is sure to elevate your loved one’s self-care experience at home.

Baina Brown & Black Josephine Hand Towel, $50

Field & Supply Pogo Candle Stands

Designed in Brooklyn by M+A NYC, these lovelies are simple but oh, so effective.

Field & Supply Pogo Candle Stands, $30

Montana Labelle Bobble Bowl

The perfect piece for your kitchen island, bookshelf, or console table styling.

Montana Labelle Bobble Bowl, $150

August Sage Sofia Noir Oval Large Vase

This hand-thrown, hand pigmented vase has a sophisticated matte black color in a simple, elegant shape for styling. Gift it with sculptural branches!

August Sage Sofia Noir Oval Large Vase, $188

CB2 Onyx Domino Set

There is nothing better than game night when it’s cold outside. Get the whole family together for a stylish match of Dominos. The beauty of this set is it looks good when you’re not playing them—it’s a win-win!

CB2 Onyx Domino Set, $199

Athena Calderone x Beau Rush Petit Footed Bowl

It was only a matter of time before the über stylish and impossibly cool, Athena Calderone started bringing her own creative designs to life. This petit footed bowl was designed in collaboration with Beau Rush and it’s the most stylish accessory for any home-obsessed person in your life. Give the gift of a new daily ritual and pair it with palo santo.

Athena Calderone x Beau Rush Petit Footed Bowl, $85

Cinnamon Projects Clear Quartz, Rose Quartz, and Aventurine Burner + Incense Set

There is something so poetic about burning incense and meditating on the smoke as it slowly rises into the air around you. Create your own ceremony with one of my favorite burners from Cinnamon Projects. I have the brass version but will be adding this crystal set to my wish list this year.

Cinnamon Projects Clear Quartz, Rose Quartz, and Aventurine Burner + Incense Set, $345

Loot Finer Goods Amber Drinking Glass

How stunning are these lovely glasses? They are just as much a gorgeous decorative piece as they are functional.

Loot Finer Goods Amber Drinking Glass, $12

Hearth and Hand x Magnolia Wood & Metal Single Candle Holder

Dim the lights and light a candle this season to evoke that warm and cozy mood. Target has so many great candle holders to match every decor style but we love this gold, sculptural version to light up your holiday tablescape or for your side table as you read before bed.

Hearth and Hand x Magnolia Wood & Metal Single Candle Holder, $11.99

Ferm Living Bon Accessories Large Container

This stylish vessel is proof that storage can be chic. The stoneware material and natural shade make it the perfect piece for almost every room, shelf, or desk in the house.

Ferm Living Bon Accessories Large Container, $31.50

Project 62 Marble Base Table Lamp

Who said style had to be expensive? Target does it again with their Project 62 collection. This stylish marble lamp is a stunning addition to any living room or home office.

Project 62 Marble Base Table Lamp, $40

Dear Keaton Olive Wood Set of Three Dishes

There are so many uses for these stylish bowls. Yes, they have their obvious primary function for serving salads but these are so beautiful, they also have a decorative use. Set them on a stack of books on your living room shelves or fill them with palo santo, crystals, and other decorative objects on your coffee table. The possibilities are endless.

Dear Keaton Olive Wood Set of Three Dishes, $45

Mark Churchill Moon Bottles

The entire Camille Styles HQ is borderline obsessed with vintage vessels and pottery. This handmade piece will add an artisanal touch to any space.

Mark Churchill Moon Bottles, $130

Dear Keaton Corn Rope Large Planter

If there is one thing we want more of this year, it’s Mother Nature. With so many of us being cooped up inside during quarantine to flatten the curve, we’re all craving greenery and fresh air. So why not bring it indoors with these stunning planters. They’re so chic on top of a side table or hallway credenza to brighten up your space.

Dear Keaton Corn Rope Large Planter, $28

Dinosaur Designs Stone Marbled-Resin Salad Servers

Swap out your regular salad tools for these resin servers and spark conversation around the dinner table. Then leave them out on the table for everyone to admire.

Dinosaur Designs Stone Marbled-Resin Salad Servers, $107

Cire Trudon Abd El Kader Classic Scented Candle

There’s nothing quite like the soothing fragrance of a scented candle to add those warm and cozy vibes. This Cire Trudon will make any home smell and look like a holiday.

Cire Trudon Abd El Kader Classic Scented Candle, $52

Lumira Candle Accessory Set

Every homebody loves a luxury candle so help them snuff and clip the wicks with this stylish candle accessory set.

Lumira Candle Accessory Set, $55

Shoppe Amber Interiors Whitewashed Planter

Bring some texture and patina into your home with an antique urn. This one would look great with fresh clippings and sculptural branches from outside—we love holiday décor inspired by nature.

Shoppe Amber Interiors Whitewashed Planter, $27

Oribe Cote d’Azur Incense

If candles aren’t your vibe, then create a new ritual with this incense that will transport you to the Cote D’Azur—somewhere we’d all rather be!

Oribe Cote d’Azur Incense, $65

Crate & Barrel Abstract Wood Bird Sculpture

I have two of these styled on my bedroom bookshelf to bring texture and warmth into the fairly natural space. I love how expensive these look but they won’t break the bank.

Crate & Barrel Abstract Wood Bird Sculpture, $59.95

Elemense Acorn Brass Incense Holder

This one is perfect for the minimalist in your life who loves to keep things simple but cherishes the art of ritual. Position this acorn holder in the base of your favorite bowl or the Athena Calderone design we listed earlier for a beautiful contrast of design and ceremony.

Elemense Acorn Brass Incense Holder, $26.50

Global Explorer Round Rattan Waste Bin

I’ve always been a fan of pieces that have a double duty like this beautiful rattan waste bin that looks so chic it actually adds to the style of a room. Turning trash into treasure!

Global Explorer Round Rattan Waste Bin, $74

CB2 Vivienne Silver Dragon Marble Tissue Box

It’s time to elevate your bathroom—after all, it is now considered self-care central. Although, these marble accessories would be just as chic in your living room, bedside table, home office, well, just about anywhere you want to elevate a space.

CB2 Vivienne Silver Dragon Marble Tissue Box, $44.95

Byredo Burning Rose Fragranced Candle

If you want to impress your favorite person this season, give them the Byredo burning rose candle. I wish I could relay just how delicious this candle smells through my words but you’re just going to have to buy it to believe it. It gives off a fragrance even when it’s not burning so position it on your bedside table or bookshelf so the burnt rose smell can waft over and boost your mood whenever you walk past.

Byredo Burning Rose Fragranced Candle, $85

Backdrop Gift Card

A modern paint company that makes color fun with a curated palette, inspiring approach, and two-day shipping. This holiday, they are offering customizable gift cards that come wrapped with a paintbrush. Add an Essential Kit or WET PAINT tee as an add-on for your home-improvement savvy friends and family.

Backdrop Gift Card

Beam Pond Mirror

This stunning mirror is inspired by the movements of water, it invites fluid forms into the space, turning a functional mirror into a decorative wall piece. Best of all, each mirror can be hung in myriad ways so that you can find the perfect fit for a room.

Beam Pond Mirror, $189-$469

CB2 Double Loop Knot

This beautiful décor piece was crafted by artisans at the multi-disciplinary design studio SIN. Unglazed stoneware knot adds organic texture and dimension on the shelf or table.

CB2 Double Loop Knot, $60

Block Shop Textiles Palace Pillows

If you want to add a bit of flair to a neutral, minimal space, then this is the pillow for you. The design was inspired by Art Deco movie palaces and arcades of Downtown Los Angeles. It features a natural flax background with soft black printing. 

Block Shop Textiles Palace Pillows, $105

Lodes Easy Peasy Rechargeable LED Table Lamp

It doesn’t get more playful than this gorgeous table lamp. It has a sculptural, minimal look that adds some character to the spaces it brightens.

Lodes Easy Peasy Rechargeable LED Table Lamp, $

The Citizenry Mona Baskets

This stunning handwoven basket blends two types of natural fibers native to the region. It is durable, sturdy, and doubles as an art piece. The eye-catching and cheeky pattern adds whimsy to the unique and sculptural shape.

The Citizenry Mona Baskets, $245

Urban Outfitters Ella Circle Wall Shelf

This wall shelf features a round metal bracket framing the wooden plank and is topped with a round wooden piece for hanging. It’s a delightful little addition to any space.

Urban Outfitters Ella Circle Wall Shelf, $34

Athena Calderone Ritual Bath Tray

Reclaiming our rest is the new 2020 mantra and this organic bath try will remind you to take time for yourself while you soak your limbs and regenerate.

Athena Calderone Ritual Bath Tray, $350