How to Spruce Up Your Home with Knick Knacks

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Posted 11/1/21 7:45am by Prim

Sometimes, a house’s furniture choices are perfect: the style is cohesive. You find some good deals on furniture that you like. The colors complement each other nicely, so on and so forth. Even so, the environment can feel too barren, like something’s amiss. On top of that, everyday items such as cellphones, car keys, or even masks, can make your household appear messy. Especially if they are the only objects there.¬†For both issues, the answer is the same: Decorative items.

Knick Knacks are small trivial articles usually intended as a decorative items or ornaments. Here are some Knick Knacks that can spruce up your home.

Trinket Boxes

Not all Knick Knacks have to be purely ornamental. In fact, the most important type is solely responsible for getting rid of the messy appearance: Trinket boxes. They can be spread throughout the house and are available in all shapes and sizes. They can vary from tiny and plain to extremely ornate and rather sizeable. No matter your decorative goal, there will undoubtedly be trinket boxes that fit it.

Now, instead of leaving your random objects scattered about, you can simply put them inside the trinket box,. This effectively keeps your house far more aesthetically pleasing while still having those objects almost as easily accessible as before.


Now, venturing into not-necessarily-useful territory, we have vases. They, too, come in various shapes and sizes. They can be a staple of your decoration in areas that look a bit too empty. Just be careful not to overdo it, lest your home end up looking like a pottery shop. A couple of vases, complemented by other knick knacks that suit your fancy, will undoubtedly bring you close to that cozy, homely atmosphere we strive for.


This is where your creativity can really shine. These items can be something you enjoy from an aesthetic point of view. These can be small figurines, gemstones, decorative orbs, and so forth, as well as mementos from previous travels or events. Plants, too, have a place here, but it is important to look for plant types that can thrive indoors, with little sunlight.

Finally, to make your decoration really feel homely and unique, portraits can come in handy. Especially if you organize the other knick knacks around them from a thematic point of view, ensuring that they accentuate your pictures. If you don’t have many portraits or paintings, do not fret. There is no need to place too many of them. Instead, spread them across your home, and then, organize your other ornaments in a way that your portraits are the centerpiece of your decoration.

Final Tips

It is, however, a good idea to keep in mind complementary colors when picking a set of ornaments. These can complement for the specific pieces of furniture or room. With portraits, it is important to pay attention to the color and texture of the frame. Avoid any negative clash that may occur with your other ornaments. Doing this will make everything stand out nicely and still keep that cohesive aspect. This will prevent the feeling that something is “out of place”. Going for different themes between rooms is fine, and even some mixing-and-matching, as long as it doesn’t look grotesquely off.

As you can see, decorative items can really bring your household’s aesthetic to a new level. This comes with the added benefit of keeping things tidy. On top of that, they can be easily rearranged, allowing you to effectively change the entire environment’s aesthetic on a whim. This means you don’t have to keep them in a certain place if you feel it doesn’t look right. Without a doubt, you will eventually find the perfect place for each of these items, and your house will feel uniquely yours!

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