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Staycation Decor: Learning to Relax at Home

‘Tis the season for staycations! With spring break in the air, now is the time to hit the open road and maybe even the beach. But what if you aren’t traveling this spring? Plan an amazing staycation at home! With a few fun decor purchases, you can transform your house into a relaxing haven. Sometimes all your space needs is a little breath of design-fabulous fresh air. Now about that decor…

Indoor Lounging

Start by taking a good look around your home. It’s your staycation, so forget about spring cleaning for now! But is there a way to enhance your interior and encourage some real relaxation? A dash of greenery is a great place to start, and the Shore Rectangle Planter from Room & Board is a sleek way to make a modern statement with plants:

Rectangular planter from Room & Board

A terrarium can also add a dash of serenity to the shelf or table of your choice. This Blown Glass Terrarium from West Elm is unique in the way that it rests on a corner. Fill it with succulents or a low-maintenance air plant, and you’re set!

Blown glass terrarium from West Elm

Another fun, decadent addition to the home? Some new pillows! CB2 offers an array of colorful, affordable selections. We’re drawn to the on-trend color and pattern of the Neon Prism Knit 16″ Pillow, shown at the front of the bed below:

Colorful pillows from CB2

While a new rug isn’t exactly a small purchase, what better time than spring to add a sea of comfort to your floor of choice? This Queenie Rug from CB2 is on sale, making it a budget-friendly, easy way to add geometry and softness to your space. Bonus: it’s crafted from New Zealand and Indian wools!

Lattice rug from CB2

If you can’t travel this spring, let Jonathan Adler’s Jet Set Candles take you away to another place! With fragrances such as Big Sur, Acapulco and Palm Beach, choosing your dream destination is as easy as lighting the wick.

Jet Set candles from Jonathan Adler

These two-tone tumblers from Terrain are perfect for enjoying a drink from the comfort of your armchair. Great for entertaining or sharing a quiet moment and a few sips with your nearest and dearest! If pink isn’t your first choice, note that the tumblers are available in white/clear as well. Then again, nothing beats a glass that blushes like the sunset!

Rose tumblers from Terrain

Staycations aren’t about cooking. But they are about eating delicious food! Sit back and relax with an assortment of cheeses and goodies, but make sure you serve them on something just as scrumptious. We’re partial to the Wood-Marble Square Platter from Crate & Barrel, shown at the center of the image below:

Cheese boards from Crate & Barrel

Spa Style in the Powder Room

Give your bathroom a spa-style makeover by adding a few new accessories to the mix. A shower curtain is a great place to start! This Stripe Border Shower Curtain from West Elm is classic yet perfectly on trend:

Striped shower curtain from West Elm

Another powder room refresher: upgrade your bath accessories! Add an earthy, modern element with the Teak Bath Collection from Anthropologie, which includes a toothbrush holder, soap dish and canister:

Teak bathroom containers from Anthropologie

Indulge in some new bath towels. These PB Classic 820-Gram Weight Bath Towels cushy, soft and crisp. Better yet, they’re currently on sale!

Bath towels from Pottery Barn

These Faceted Ceramic Candles from Anthropologie are the perfect way to achieve a healthy dose of relaxation at home. Available in a variety of fragrances (including Coconut Tuberose and Mandarin Mint), the candles also come in an array of peach and blue tones.

Faceted candles from Anthropologie

Pottery Barn’s K. Hall Design Soaps in Egyptian Jasmine will add luxury and spa-style fragrance to your bath time. Made with ingredients such as shea butter and olive oil, these bath products are as decadent as they are beautifully packaged:

Bath products from Pottery Barn

Outdoor Luxury

When it comes to sprucing up the outdoors, sometimes all you need is a little pouf! Extra seating doesn’t have to cost a fortune. And if it’s as colorful as these poufs from Crate & Barrel, you’re sure to spend some quality time soaking up the outdoors.

Outdoor poufs from Crate & Barrel

How gorgeous are these Celadon Garden Pots from Anthropologie?! As affordable as they are stunning, they’re perfect for indoor or outdoor use. Bring on the greenery!

Turquoise garden pots from Anthropologie

A new planter filled with colorful blooms can create a resort-style feel at home. We’re loving these Linen Wrapped Cylinders from Terrain, as they have a gorgeous patina that adds instant charm to any outdoor space they grace:

Linen-wrapped pots from Terrain

These Outdoor Geo Lanterns from Anthropologie will brighten up your patio in style, thanks to a geometric form, brass detailing, and an open top for ventilation. With a starting price of $10 for the smallest size, there’s a lantern for every budget. Bring some soft candlelight to your outdoor space for a dose of relaxation at home.

Outdoor geo lanterns from Anthropologie

We had to throw in a little dash of playfulness! These days it’s hard to find quality time with loved ones that doesn’t involve some sort of screen. Why not chat, laugh and frolick while hitting the birdie back and forth in an impromptu match of badminton? The J. Franklin Field Day Badminton set from Terrain is hard to resist. Or you perhaps you prefer croquet or paddle ball?!

Outdoor fun from Terrain

Did you find a few treats to help spruce up your home for spring? Remember, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to add a few special staycation touches to your space!

Kate Simmons

Kate Simmons is a freelance writer and design blogger with a love of all things decor. She spent her childhood writing stories and working on interior design-themed DIY projects. Kate’s published writing reflects her special interest in how design has changed through the decades. Her blog Mirror80 ( http://mirror80.com/) explores the fashion and [...]

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