Ornaments add the finishing touch to a stylish living room, bringing personality to the space and tying the room together. Any decor style, from pared-back minimalism to bustling cottagecore, won’t look quite complete without a couple of well-chosen accessories.
Whether you’re looking for elegant glass ornaments, classic ceramic or something truly original, here are some suggestions for interesting and beautiful home decor accessories that won’t break the bank.
Best living room ornaments
Elisa Marble Book Ends, £25 for a set of 2, Made.com
These beautiful marble book ends are hand cut, and the natural colour and pattern variations in the solid marble means each set will be unique to you. They’ll slot into a minimalist home perfectly!
LUXE Agate Slice Object, £90, Amara
This Agate Slice ornament will give your home a luxe feel in no time. It’s perfect for adding wow factor to a living room, but would even look amazing on a bedside table – it also comes in blue or bold pink tone.
Tarantino the tortoise, £45, Graham & Green
Graham & Green has always been the home of quirky décor, and they certainly don’t disappoint when it comes to their ornaments. This ‘Tarantino the tortoise’ accessory is made from resin with a painted gold finish, and will instantly add interest to your coffee table.
Zahara Trinket Dish, £12, Anthropologie
These hand painted Anthropologie trinket dishes are inspired by garden blooms, and as each piece is handmade, no two are exactly alike. They’re perfect for bringing a splash of colour to your mantelpiece or coffee table, and you can use them to neatly store bits and bobs.
Andrea Yellow Trinket Stand, £16, Urban Outfitters
This 70s-inspired trinket stand is perfect for showcasing candles and crystals. The lemon yellow shade will brighten up your home whatever the season.
Kuro Ceramic & Rattan Vase, £52.50, La Redoute
Fill this rattan ceramic with some beautiful dried blooms for a charming, on trend display. We love the natural braiding around its handles – the earth tones will have a grounding effect on your décor scheme.
Wellbeing sand timer, £10, Argos
Not only will this ornament look great wherever you place it in the living room, it’s also a tranquil alternative to an alarm on your phone. The 30-minute timer will bring an air of serenity to your space with its calming teal-coloured sand.
Sage Livia glass storage pot, £16, Oliver Bonas
You can’t go wrong with this decorative storage pot. It’s delicate and stylish but useful too, with plenty of space to keep bits and bobs that you don’t want on display out of sight.
Ochre leaf ceramic pattern ball, £4; Fossil shell stand sculpture, £12; Wire letter rack, £6; Artificial cheese plant in Ochre Vase, £8, all Dunelm
Dunelm stocks a varied complementary collection of ornaments which can be displayed on open shelving. Our favourite in this round-up has to be the fossil shell sculpture – it’s easy to work into a range of stylish schemes, whether they be neutral or colourful.
Gold and coral floral etched watering can, £16.50, Oliver Bonas
You don’t necessarily have to own a jungle of plants for this watering can to come in useful. It’s shiny gold finish, coral handle and etched floral design make it ideal for displaying in your living room to bring a sense of elegance and personality to the space.