8 Classic Home Decor Accessories You’re Going To Love

My favorite homes always have a mix of trends and classic home decor accessories to anchor everything.

Home decor trends can be fun, but they obviously don’t last…
If you’re looking into a few classic yet budget friendly pieces for your home, today’s breakdown of eight accessories which will stand the test of time is for you.
collage of classic home decor accessories.


Classic Home Decor Accessories

If you’re looking to freshen up your home for summer, you might want to take advantage of some of these fabulous home decor sales going on right now…

Today’s round up of eight classic home accessories, could also easily be called “my favorite things to zhush up a room with” but, I thought the former sounded a bit more official


plants, flowers and tray as a Classic Home Decor Accessories example

Here’s the breakdown on these forever pieces:


1. Every space could use something green.

If you’re anything like me, it’s not so easy to keep plants alive – and replacing them gets expensive.
I tend to mix things up – a few faux plants and a few real ones.
For the most authentic faux plants, look for orchids and succulents.
PRO TIP: Diane James Home is the designer’s choice for high end faux flowers.
I love all of their offerings – they have such a wide range of different pieces.
Everyone can find something to suit their space, regardless of one’s personal style.
trays are a classic home decor accessory


2. Decorative trays are one of the most versatile decorative accessories.

You can create a fool proof vignette with one well styled tray.
Add a candle, stack some books and a pretty ginger jar and you’re all set.
Try to choose a finish or texture that will compliment, but not match the finish underneath.
If you’re unsure, a rattan tray will always look chic.

3. Magnifying glasses are a fun and classic decor accessory to top off a stack of books.

They also add visual interest to a book case or night stand.

You can find some really interesting ones and even start a collection-which would look great grouped all together on an end table.

PRO TIP: Search Etsy for some great looking, affordable finds –like this one.

classic home decor accessories in a living room


4. Blue and white ginger jars and vases are a personal home decor favorite.

You can’t go wrong with these versatile pieces.

PRO TIP: See pieces from my own collection along with sources here.

5. Silver bamboo picture frames.

These photo frames are such a great choice for photos, love notes, kid’s art and special invites you want to save and display.

These photo frames are timeless pieces and go great with several different styles of decor.

PRO TIP: Keep a few extra frames around – they make great gifts.

6. Coffee table books are the most popular classic home decor accessories.

These are such a classic decor go to…you probably have several in your home already.

Although, some are more attractive than others – click here for a comprehensive round up of my favorites.

PRO TIP: Take the paper jacket off and see what the actual cover underneath looks like, sometimes it’s even prettier!

symmetrical placement of classci home decor accessories

7. Hurricane candle holders are an easy way to create symmetry in a vignette and also provide beautiful lighting when you’re entertaining.

PRO TIP: Group together hurricanes of different heights and sizes for a dramatic dining room centerpiece.

8. Ceramic bowls look great in a variety of places.

You can add these chic bowls to your kitchen counter or island holding fruit, in the front entry to catch mail and keys, or on a dresser / vanity with beads and bangles, just to name a few.

PRO TIP: Check out Amazon for some very pretty and well priced bowls.

Classic Home Decor Items Conclusion

Hope you enjoyed this round up of traditional style home decor items.

As I mentioned above, many of these pieces can be found at affordable prices, or are currently on sale.

Additional Inspiration

Finally, for even more great home decor ideas and simple tips, be sure to check out these posts by clicking each title below:

Five Professional Interior  Designer Tips For Your Home.

Beautiful neutral accent pillows.

How to choose the right area rug for your space.

Decorator’s White By Benjamin Moore Paint Review

How to Grow Big, Beautiful Limelight Hydrangeas

Our New Havanese Puppy

Renovated Colonial Home Tour




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