10 Stylish Pastel Decor Items Under $25 to Help You Get in the Spring Spirit

published Mar 31, 2021
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Few things evoke the spirit of spring like a pastel color palette. Whether it’s a mint green hanging planter or a pale pink lamp, soft-hued accessories and furnishings can usher springtime vibes into any size or style of living space — sans the sometimes cliché chick and bunny motifs.

Interested in incorporating some pretty pastel pieces into your decor scheme without breaking your monthly budget? These 10 under-$25 options are a stylish and affordable way to welcome spring (and in some cases Easter, if you celebrate it!) into your home all season long.

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1. Lavender Storage Solution

A pale purple crate can turn an otherwise unsightly storage space into a colorful display in seconds. This stackable plastic crate features a contemporary ventilated design and also comes in several other pastel colorways including light blue, soft pink, and light yellow. Combine a few to create a soft rainbow that’s brimming with storage opportunities. 

Buy: Medium Colour Crate, in Lilac, $12.00 from HAY

2. Pastel Hanging Planters

The only thing better than an adorable mint green hanging planter is one that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. Composed of high-quality ceramic, this diamond-shaped planter hangs from durable leather straps and can be used to corral everything from succulents and small herbs to cosmetics and office supplies.

Buy: Pastel Series Diamond Air Planter in Mint, $13.99 from Arcadia Garden Projects

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3. Pale Pink Desk Lamp

Nothing brightens up a drab table setup like a soft blush desk lamp. This clean-lined task light comes with a touch-activated sensor and an adjustable shade that supplies plenty of directional lighting when placed on a nightstand, end table, or desk. It’s a steal at just $15.

Buy: Pillowfort Desk Lamp in Pink, $15.00 from Target

4. Ombre Pastel Candles

A handful of ombre-hued taper candles can help you set the mood for spring at home. Composed of all-natural paraffin wax, each of the four slender candles in this set burns for a whopping 15 hours and casts a sprightly glow in even the darkest of spaces.

Buy: Ombre Taper Candle Set, $12.00 from Urban Outfitters

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5.  Pastel Cloth Napkins

Never underestimate the impact of pastel napkins when setting a spring-inspired table. Available in muted colorways including blush and sky blue, this set of four 100 percent cotton dinner napkins features a slightly frayed border that adds a cheery pop of color and personality to any type of tablescape. Even better, because they’re a solid color, they’ll still feel fresh long after spring!

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6. Cheery Yellow Vase

A buttery yellow vessel can instantly turn a lackluster shelfie or window sill into a lively spring display. Inspired by traditional Chinese porcelain designs, this lotus-shaped yellow vase boasts a smooth matte finish and a glazed interior that’ll look stunning whether it’s empty or holding a few fresh stems.

Buy: Lotus Mini Vase in Butter Yellow, $21.00 from Favor

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7. Mint Alarm Clock

A pastel vintage-inspired alarm clock is a festive yet functional way to dress up your nightstand for spring. Not only is this delightful bedside clock designed to look like a retro twin bell analog model, but it also comes in four pastel colorways — including mint green, light blue, lilac, and pale pink — so you can pick the best piece for your bedroom’s palette.

Buy: PiLife 3” Mini Vintage Classic Analog Alarm Clock, $12.99 from Amazon

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8. Sunny Toaster Oven

Why start your mornings with a humdrum kitchen toaster oven when you can have a sunny yellow style instead? This cute yellow mini-sized oven is perfect for those with limited kitchen space and features a dishwasher-safe removable rack, baking tray, and crumb tray to boot.

Buy: Dash Mini Toaster Oven, $24.99 from Crate & Barrel

9. Pantone Pink Artwork

A pale pink art print can energize a neutral space without having to go overboard on pastels. Printed on archival-quality cotton-pressed paper, this rose-hued print pays homage to Pantone’s Petal Pink and will only set you back $20 if you choose the smallest size and add your own frame.

Buy: Honeymoon Hotel Petal Pink Art Print, Starting $19.00 for an unframed print from Urban Outfitters

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10. Pastel Throw Pillow

When all else fails, you can always count on a pastel-toned throw pillow to freshen up your space for spring. Constructed of soft but durable 100-percent spun polyester, this double-sided pillow cover features an artful ombre lavender and pink print that you can simply slip over a 16-inch square throw pillow insert.

Buy: HapaLady92 Pastel Throw Pillow, $19.84 from Redbubble