We’ve all heard of the fashion must have list but what about applying that thought process to your home décor? I decided to list some of my home décor must haves to make decorating a space (and changing it up) super easy for anyone.
The purpose of creating a capsule when it comes to your wardrobe is to make mixing and matching classic styles easy. You can swap one thing out for another and still look put together. I realized I do this same method with my home décor items as well.
Here’s a roundup of my must have home décor items that can be switched out easily as the seasons change. It’s an array of softies, hard items, textured, and natural.
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A basket can add texture and functionality to any space. It can be used to hold throws, magazines, or even your kid’s toys. I use baskets around the house to fulfill all three of these needs.
Signs are a great way to add grace and blessings to a home through words. I personally love the handmade farmhouse style signs created by makers that take pride in their work. You can use one or create a beautiful gallery wall full of inspiration and family vibes.
To bring in some texture I add vintage books to my shelf styling. I like to collect books with similar color covers in order to create a cohesive and neutral look. You can stack the books horizontally and place a fun accessory on top or stack them vertically and use corbels for bookends. Whichever way you choose you can’t go wrong with vintage books. And they are a treasure to hunt for when going thrifting or antiqueing.
We’ve heard of hygge before right? Hygge is a Norwegian and Danish word used to describe a place of coziness, wellness, and contentment. It is often said that the use of soft blankets, pillows and candles create this type of atmosphere. I often collect candlesticks from my outtings at the thrift stores and swap them out depending on the season.
Throw blankets are my BFF. No seriously, I have a TON of them and in my arctic home it is 100% necessary. Yes, I may live in South Florida but I suspect the hubs is hoarding penguins somewhere in this house! Anywho, blankets are great for switching out colors depending on your season and can change the whole vibe of a room.
And speaking of the hubs, does anyone else’s husband just not get why we love our throw pillows so much? I mean seriously, pillows are like the spinkles on a cupcake! They are the color splash or neutral addition that we love. It is a place to rest your head or create a comfy spot to just veg out. And like the throw blanket, pillows can be swapped out as the seasons change.
Lastly, I always like to add some greenery or florals to a space whether they be real or faux. I am a serial plant killer so in my case I go faux. You can add them to a shelf styling, on the dining room table for a pretty tablescape, or in a vase by your nightstand. You can do greenery to go with a neutral room or colorful florals to add a pop!
There are so many different ways to use and reuse these staple items in your home. You can create a statement in any room with any of these items and a feeling of home. Rather than buying all new things all the time you can mix and match or swap out a green throw for a blue one and create a whole new look.
Do you already have a list of home décor items that are your must haves? Have noticed that your wardrobe capsule may also mimic your home décor capsule? I don’t think that’s a coincidence my friends. You love what you love and you should stick with it!
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