12 Surprising Rattan Accents to Add a Bit of Boho to Any Space

published Apr 20, 2021
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When a room is feeling a little too serious, a touch of rattan is a super-stylish way to brighten things up and lighten the mood. Rattan is always on trend, adding a natural, boho vibe to any space. It’s durable, lightweight, and looks beautiful. If you’re a rattan fan but don’t want to commit to a major piece of furniture or a big statement-maker, consider incorporating small, unexpected decor elements into your home. Below, we rounded up 12 of our favorite rattan accents that will give you that same breezy vibe without taking up much space at all — or breaking the bank.

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Pottery Barn

Just the right size for a home office or a bathroom, this rattan wastebasket can make even trash look chic! Available in a whitewash or natural finish, it’s woven by hand by skilled artisans in Myanmar and comes with a metal liner to keep the basket clean and intact.

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was $184.00

This handwoven piece will instantly elevate your tablescape, whether you’re dining al fresco or inside. It surrounds a 1.5-liter thermos that has a lid to keep your beverage at the right temperature. And since they’re handmade, the natural and sustainable design is unique to each one.

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Urban Outfitters

Finding an attractive toilet paper holder is no easy feat, but this one is quite charming with its daisy motif. Made from rattan and pine wood, it has side brackets and a dowel to easily roll the TP.

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Pottery Barn

Unlike frames made from the usual materials like plastic, solid wood, or metal, this woven one an instant standout. The combination of mango wood, rattan, glass, and MDF backing adds a textural flourish that will make whatever photo you frame look even better.

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Serena & Lily

Even if you’re just kicking back on your couch sipping water, something about these glasses will make you feel like you’re on vacation. They’re handcrafted from woven seagrass and recycled glass, and since the covers are removable, they’re a cinch to wash.

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West Elm

It’s, ahem, time to dress up your wall with this delightful clock. Rattan and oversized numbers are a winning combination that will work in practically any room. Plus, it comes with mounting hardware to making hanging it up easy as 1, 2, 3.

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Towel hooks can often look heavy and cumbersome, but these beauties are just the opposite: breezy and light. Though they're wrapped in rattan, they’re made from super-sturdy iron, and all the hanging hardware is included.

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Urban Outfitters
was $38.00

Since you're probably still spending more time at home than ever before, an essential oil diffuser is a self-care mainstay. This ultra-sonic wicker one gives the typical boring diffuser strong boho vibes. Powered by a USB cable, it can fill up to 65 square feet. The set comes with a diffuser, charger, and lavender essential oil, so you can start diffusing the moment you open it.

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West Elm
was $59.00

Snack in style with the Merida Rattan Chip & Dip Platter. Handwoven in Indonesia from rattan in a natural finish, it’ll make your serving space pop and can even double as a centerpiece.

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Urban Outfitters

Washing dishes will feel like less of a chore when you have this fun woven soap dispenser to admire. Plus, swapping single-use versions for a reusable dispenser is one of the easiest ways to instantly upgrade the look and feel of your kitchen. The metal pump mechanism inside is functional while also lending a throwback touch.

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A fresh coat rack is an easy way to give your entryway a makeover. This rattan version has four wooden hooks, a wooden frame for extra support, and two holes for hanging — though you’ll need your own screws to install it.

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Pottery Barn

A traditional rectangular Pyrex baking dish gets a whole new look with a protective holder that's handwoven by artisans in Myanmar. It’ll make your go-to casserole recipe or fruity dessert look even more enticing.