Sometimes all you need is a little pizzazz — be it a colorful wall clock, a new set of speckled plates, or a necklace holder in the shape of a duck — to make your home feel fresh again. Here, a roundup of delightful designs, all culled from Etsy, and all on the relatively inexpensive side.
Table Shapes Trivet Set, $125
Maker: Karen Kimmel Studios
L.A.-based artist Karen Kimmel says that “being trivets is just their day job.” And when they’re not protecting delicate surfaces, these objects “beg to be arranged, considered, and rearranged throughout the home.”
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