Sustainable home decor can be tricky to gift. Not only are you searching for items that were responsibly made with people and the planet in mind, but you’re also looking for the perfect option for your recipient’s space. Well, you’re in luck, because these home decor gifts are so good you’ll want to treat yourself, too.
From cozy pillows made by artisans to eco-friendly candles that transport you to your favorite National Parks, here are some Brightly-approved sustainable home decor items that suit anyone on your list.
Sustainable Home Decor Gifts to Give This Season
The Brightly Shop has three National Parks candles available through November 7th: Rainier, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon. Each all-natural soy candle is handcrafted to impart the scents of the wild and pristine lands of America’s National Parks. One sniff, and it’s like you’re there.
2. Brightly Exclusive Stemless Handblown Wine Glasses, $30 for 2
These Brightly Exclusive wine glasses are sure to become a new favorite—plus, they look really pretty sitting on a bar cart. Even better, the recycled glass was handblown in Tonalá, Mexico.
If you’re looking for a cute decorative pillow to add to the couch, this cushion is for you. It’s handwoven and artisan-made, designed by the Brightly team and produced in Rajasthan, India.
4. Melisa Joy DIY Embroidery Kit, $25
Sustainable home decor is even more fun when you make it yourself, and this embroidery kit allows you to do just that. It comes with fabric that’s been pre-printed in the U.S., an embroidery needle, a wood embroidery hoop, embroidery floss in five colors, and instructions from the designer.
This ornament is perfect for the plant lover in your life. It’s handcrafted by artisan groups in order to build sustainable livelihoods for craftspeople in marginalized regions. While it looks great on a Christmas tree, it’s so cute you’ll want to hang it up year-round.
This cozy cushion was designed by a yoga instructor in Los Angeles. Manufactured with eco-friendly materials and adorable stitching, this pillow is perfect for practicing yoga. It’s 100% vegan, and it doesn’t include flame retardants or heavy metals.
7. Burrow Dram Bar Cart, $295
This minimalist utility bar is perfect for stacking plants, books, mugs—anything. One of Burrow’s goals is to combat fast furniture. To do this, they make long-lasting, stain-resistant, and durable products. Plus, this piece matches any home’s theme and can be moved with ease.
GlobeIn prioritizes sustainability across its supply chain. This piece, which was handcrafted by global artisans, adds a fun pop of color to any space.
9. Made Trade Amari Loop Bin Set, $69
These bins from Made Trade are Fair Trade and made with vegan and eco-friendly materials. Plus, they’re handwoven, durable, and super stylish, making them a sustainable home decor staple that will last for years to come.
10. Nisolo Sea Stones Whiskey Glass Set, $36
Not a wine person? This whiskey glass set is another great pick. Not only are these glasses classic and sleek, but they’re also made with the planet and people in mind. Each stone is handcrafted from reclaimed granite—perfect for cooling drinks without watering them own.
This set of coasters from Ten Thousand Villages is handmade by artisans in India working to break generational poverty. These coasters are minimalist, beautiful, and perfect for any living room.
12. The Citizenry Agustin Wall Hanging, $250
How pretty is this wall hanging? The desert-inspired work of art was handwoven by a Fair Trade cooperative of master weavers in Oaxaca, Mexico with sheep’s wool.
13. Uncommon Goods Swan Barometer, $60
It’s true: this hand-blown glass swan predicts the weather. Sailors have used barometers to measure air pressure for centuries, and now you can use one, too! The liquid inside the swan changes with atmospheric pressure, detecting a nearby storm. It also makes for a fun home decor item, and it’s an interesting conversation starter.
This heavy throw blanket doesn’t just look good draped on the back of your couch. It’s also hypoallergenic, moisture-wicking, and made from 100% Eucalyptus Lyocell, which is sustainably made from trees grown on bio-diverse farms.
Hey there! Want to help us change the world every day through easy, achievable, eco-friendly tips and tricks? Sign up for the Brightly Spot and join our movement of over a million changemakers.