9 Everyday Items So Pretty You’ll Actually Want to Display Them

published Jun 28, 2018
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If the idea of putting your favorite items away every day seems like an exercise in futility, you’ll be thrilled to realize it’s not at all necessary. We’ve scoured the internet to find usable, practical, and showcase-worthy items that you’ll actually want to leave out. Take a look at our favorite pieces below and pick one (or two!) to complement your own decor.

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Forget the Nag Champa procured at the corner bodega. This chic set of five different incense scents will elevate your home decor and add some variety to your everyday home fragrance game.

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Forgo traditional unsightly plastic water bottles and do the earth a favor in the process with this rose gold fruit infuser. The metallic accents and fresh fruit will make this look like an objet d’art no matter where you place it.

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If slicing fruit for your morning smoothie or chopping veggies for your nightly dinner is part of your daily routine, it’s no doubt you need a reliable cutting board that’s up for the challenge. This beautiful marble and wood cheese board is just begging to be left on the counter after use.

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If your dining room table also serves a home office purpose, chances are you feel pressure to keep it looking tidy should the actual need to dine arise. Assuage your guilt when you add this acrylic tape dispenser into your range of home office supplies. It’s bound to get a compliment—or several.

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The idea of a utilitarian two-slice toaster taking up space on your counter isn’t very appealing. Take your daily toast to new levels with this stunningly sleek option from SMEG that offers six browning levels as well as a backlit knob with four functions.

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Brush up on your Shakespeare with this gorgeous, illustrated clothbound version of the 1609 classic The Sonnets and a Lover’s Complaint. Toss your old, worn-out paperback copy and trade up with this tome you’ll be pleased to leave out on your nightstand, bookcase, or end table.

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Leave your guests stunned when you place this handy, yet artistic-looking brass bottle opener on the coffee table during your next get-together. They may even question whether or not it’s actually usable since it could pass as an artsy tabletop piece or paperweight.

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For those mornings when you barely have time to brush your teeth let alone put everything away, you’ll appreciate the simplistic good looks of this toothbrush. The bristles are even infused with activated charcoal for an extra-refreshing clean.

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Let your everyday catchall also be a thing of beauty. With these rustic tassel baskets in varying sizes, you can corral blankets, magazines, and toys in style.