Few things are more satisfying than coming home to a space you love–which is why home decor gifts are some of my absolute favorite to give.

The truth is, even the smallest things can make a big difference. A piece of art work here, a cozy blanket there and voila! Instant homey-ness. 

If you’ve got someone on your list who needs to step up their living space or already has a passion for making their house a home, we’ve got some holiday gift ideas for you! From gorgeous hand-poured candles that create just the right mood to stunning greenery to bring the outdoors in, we’ve got something here for everyone! (And best of all, they’ll think of you when they use it.)

Looking for more gift ideas? Check out all of our holiday gift guides!

Here are the best home décor gifts for the homebody in your life:

Staub 4-Quart Enameled Cast Iron Cocotte with Glass Lid



4-Quart Enameled Cast Iron Cocotte with Glass Lid

If you want to give them a gift they’ll use almost daily for the rest of time, this cast iron cocotte from Staub would be it. Designed for use on the stovetop and in the oven, it’s a go-to for cooking everything from soups and stews to slow cooking meats and veggies. And while it’s obviously a total work horse, it still looks gorgeous on the shelf. What’s better than that?

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Courant Mag2 Essentials



Mag2 Essentials

When it comes to home decor, it’s the small things that make the biggest difference. Like solving the cord clutter dilemma for example. Not only do the clever charging stands from Courant eliminate the need for multiple eyesores, they’re decor in and of themselves. They’ve got a few styles to choose from but the Mag2 is our current fave. The upright design is perfect for a home office since you can use it while you take a video cal and charge those hard working AirPods.

Siirtolapuutarha & Räsymatto Christmas Ornament 2 Pcs



Siirtolapuutarha & Räsymatto Christmas Ornaments

With iconic patterns and bold colors, Marimekko is known for their fun textiles–but their understated home goods are equally eye catching. This set of ornaments from the classic Finnish design house feature two of their popular prints embossed on recycled glass. They’d be gorgeous on the tree but are plain enough to stick around even after the holidays.

Letterfolk Placemats



Tile Placemats

Add a bit of creativity to meal time with the customizable placemats from Letterfolk. Like their super Instagrammable doormats, they come with a collection of contrasting hexagon tile “caps” that can be used to create endless words, patterns and designs.  There are tons of ideas on their website along with a digital design tool if you’re feeling particularly creative. And when you really get into it there are tons of gorgeous color tiles to add to your creations and keep it fresh. They’re also perfect for life with kids. Every piece can be washed in the dishwasher! (Price is for a set of two.)

Cave Glow Studio Dusk Beeswax Spiral Candles

Cave Glow Studio


Dusk Beeswax Spiral Candles

These colorful beeswax taper candles are just so elegant! Handmade in the Hudson Valley they make a great gift on their own or paired with a simple set of candle holders.

Dusen Dusen Pattern Napkins

Dusen Dusen


Pattern Napkins

The colorful and quirky accessories from Dusen Dusen make any space more joyful. Who doesn’t want that? Literally everything they offer would make an amazing gift for a home decor nerd but these patterned napkins are our current crush. Perfect for the dinner party hostess with the mostest!

Open Spaces Nesting Trays

Open Spaces


Nesting Trays–Set of 3

From the coffee table to your nightstand, fancy up those bibs and bobs with a chic catchall. We’re particularly fond of the trio of nesting trays from Open Spaces which can be used together or separately to host everything from fancy candles to your Airpods. (Or, let’s be real. Pacifiers, old receipts and the handful of rocks your kid brought home from the playground.)

YellowPop Drip Face by Girl Knew York Neon Light



Drip Face by Girl Knew York Neon Light

Anyone can hang a picture on their wall, but true trendsetters opt for something a bit brighter. The neon lights from YellowPop are bold enough to hold space solo but also make a super cool addition to a gallery wall. They’ve got tons to choose from and you can even design your own unique piece. But if we had to pick a favorite it would be this incredible collaboration with New York City tattoo Artist Girl Knew York. Her simple line drawings translate perfectly to neon lights!

Anecdote Candle




The right candle can be a whole mood. Sure, you could pop any old candle into their stocking but the Anecdote candles offer something a little more special. Each of their sophisticated, layered scents is carefully crafted to evoke a familiar feeling or memory. From perusing a record store to getting lost in the forest, there’s a scent which packs meaning for nearly anyone on your list.

Antica Farmacista Holiday Diffuser Trio

Antica Farmacista


Holiday Diffuser Trio

If they’ve dreamed of living in a fancy hotel since the first time they read Eloise, this collection of diffusers is sure to knock their socks off. From Antica Farmacista, the brand that’s scented every luxury hotel from the Four Seasons to The Hotel Bel-Air, the sophisticated fragrances instantly uplift their space and transport them to that life of luxury they’ve been dreaming of. Room service not included.

Cold Picnic Torso Bathmat

Cold Picnic


Torso Bathmat

The plush and playful bathmats from Cold Picnic add just the right amount of cheekiness to their bathroom decor. And as if we didn’t adore the design enough, they’re also handmade by artisans in a small, ethically run factory in India.


Mustard Made


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We are over the moon for the so-stylish-it-hurts locker-chic furniture from the sister-owned Mustard Made. Their fully functional lockers come in several styles and a rainbow of gorgeous colors to make baby and kid storage tres chic. In fact, they’re so cool, you may want them in every room of the house.

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Bird Feeder

Made of durable and eco-friendly recycled polypropylene, this minimalist bird feeder will keep birds coming back for more.




Bamboo Sheets

If you think the best sheets on the planet are going to cost you a mortgage payment, think again. Bedsure, an Amazon best-seller with over 43K ratings makes the most deliciously comfy sheets around for a fraction of the price you’d expect to pay for something this luxe. They’re made from crisp and cool bamboo that’s silky soft and chemical-free. But you don’t have to tell the giftee you got a bargain–your secret’s safe with us!

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Marshmallow Blanket

I’ve never been snuggled by a soft and kindly polar bear, but I suspect it feels a lot like climbing under Unhide’s Marshmallow Blanket. Their vegan-friendly luxe throws are made from a plush faux fur that looks as good as it feels. And since it’s actually huge (as big as a queen size quilt!) both of my giant kids can snuggle with me and not start a war over whose feet aren’t covered.

The Sill Coffee Plant

The Sill


Coffee Plant

Turns out coffee isn’t just for drinking. It also makes an interesting and easy-to-maintain house plant! It doesn’t need intense sunlight and the cream and stonewash planters will match any decor.

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Succulents Box


1 Succulent + Clay Pot Monthly Box

Succulents Box, the plant subscription box that allows you to create your own custom gift box and delivers organically grown succulents directly to your door, is great for the friend with the green thumb. Your friend likely has plenty of plants—but they don’t have a plant delivery every month that brings new life into their space. Choose from boxes with one to several succulents (the price reflected is the monthly cost of the one-plant box.)


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Ceramic Bowl Set

This basic-but-chic bowl set with a touch of handmade charm is the perfect item to add a bit of of edge to any dining room table.

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Linen Waffle Table Cloth

Any home decor lover knows about the luxurious bedding shop Parachute; surprise them with the dining room’s version of perfect bedding, Parachute’s linen waffle tablecloth—just in time for holiday entertaining!

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Filament Lamp Kit

In one of the most fun gifts on this list, Sculpd’s kit lets you make your own lamp from air dry clay. Finish it off with a modern filament bulb, and you’re giving the gift creativity as well as decor.

Brooklinen Flannel Core Sheet Set



Flannel Core Sheet Set

When the temperatures drop, there’s nothing cozier than slipping into flannel sheets. (Which makes a set one of the best gifts ever.) Brooklinen, one of our all-time favorite brands just launched a line of supremely soft and breathable brushed flannel sheets that are perfect, even for hot sleepers. The sophisticated selection of menswear-inspired patterns easily mix-and-match to create a variety of looks from cabin chic to modern classic.

Caraway Home Tea Kettle



Whistling Tea Kettle

Tea kettles are both cookware and home decor as far as we’re concerned. And if it’s going to sit out on your stovetop 24/7, it better look good. For example: The colorful stove top kettles from Caraway. Like the rest of the brand’s durable ceramic coated stainless steel kitchenware the classically designed kettle is a total stovetop stunner that heats up quickly and is made to last. And it’s not just the good looks we love. Their products are also made with ethically produced materials that are completely non-toxic. Gift with peace of mind!

A version of this story was published November 2, 2021. It has been updated.