10 Galactic Home Decor Items That’ll Transport You to Another World
Cosmic home decor is trending in the interior design world, and it’s not difficult to understand why. Whimsical and unique, celestial design themes are a creative way to expand your imagination and escape reality when you’re stuck inside hunkering down at home. In fact, trend expert Dayna Isom Johnson of Etsy recently named space-inspired decor as one of the top home trends to look out for in 2021.
Fortunately, decorating with galactic motifs in mind is easier and more affordable than you might think. From moon-shaped wall racks to constellation-patterned peel-and-stick wallpaper and more, these 10 decor items — all under $100 — will transform any area of your home into an otherworldly space.
1. Stellar Bath Mat
An eye-catching bath mat with a celestial motif can moonlight — pun intended! — as a focal point in your bathroom. The sleek half-moon design on this organic cotton bath mat is simple enough to use in a minimalist-minded bathroom but still shapely enough to make a statement. If you’re not a fan of color, it comes in black, white, and gray, too.
Buy: Organic Half Moons Bath Mat, $40.00 from West Elm
2. Moon Wall Rack
Searching for a functional way to integrate some space-themed decor into your home? This metal wall-mounted rack features seven hooks with stained glass moon phase pendants so you can organize and display everything from hats and jewelry to umbrellas and coats in true celestial style.
Buy: Moon Phase Wall Multi-Hook, $49.00 from Urban Outfitters
3. Celestial Wallpaper
Looking for an affordable and commitment-free way to try out the galactic decor trend at home? This self-adhesive wallpaper features a constellation pattern that can turn an accent wall or a ceiling into a Milky Way-inspired scene — no glue or paste necessary!
Buy: Novogratz Navy Constellations Removable Wallpaper,
$39.99 $29.46 for a 20.5-inch wide x 16.5-foot long roll from Amazon
4. Galactic Trinket Bowl
The only thing better than a galaxy-inspired trinket dish is one that you can customize with your own zodiac constellation. This adorable handmade jewelry bowl is hand-painted to look like the night sky and comes personalized with your choice of star sign.
Buy: ThePinkLlamaCo Personalised Zodiac Trinket Bowl, $10.02 from Etsy
5. Transforming Moon Coasters
When you can’t get a glimpse of the moon out of your window, a cool, interactive coaster set might be the next best thing. Place a hot beverage on one of these captivating coasters, and it’ll slowly transform into a detailed image of a bright full moon.
Buy: Drink the Moon Coasters, $18.00 for a Set of 4 from MoMA Design Store
6. Moon Garland
A garland that depicts the phases of the moon is a dreamy way to fill the blank wall space above a desk, table, or headboard. This handmade wall hanging features 13 hammered metal moons on an iron chain and can be hung both horizontally and vertically.
Buy: BASEROOTS Moon Decor Gold Garland, $22.00 from Etsy
7. Moon Phase Wall Clock
Watching the time pass by is a lot more fun with a moon phase wall clock. Instead of numbers, this illustrated design features various lunar phases so you can plan your day according to the moon.
Buy: Nayla Smith For Deny Moon Phases Wall Clock, $39.00 from Urban Outfitters
8. Magical Moon Mirror
A set of moon-shaped mirrors can work wonders in a room. Along with looking artful on a wall, this set of five moon looking glasses will help bounce light around a room and create the illusion of a larger space.
Buy: MAXROCK Moon Phase Mirror Set,
$35.99 $24.99 from Amazon
9. Celestial String Lights
Few things make a space feel more ethereal than twinkly string lights. This gorgeous set is composed of moon- and star-shaped charms mixed with jeweled garland and LED bulbs to create a truly out-of-this-world display.
Buy: Ariana Ost Celestial String Lights, $98.00 from Free People
10. Lunar Lamp
With a moon-inspired accent light, you can enjoy the beauty of a full moon no matter what time of day. Intricately designed to emulate the moon, this realistic lunar lamp sits on a pretty geometrical wood base and can be programmed to throw light in your choice of six different colorways.
Buy: Moon Light, $79.00 from Articture