These Are the Things Oprah Swears By for a Beautiful Home
Redecorating your home? Oprah has just what you need to make your home beautiful. Whether you’re looking to add accent pieces to your home, or need advice on choosing a houseplant (and keeping it alive), we share her best home decor tips, plus the items she swears by from Oprah’s Favorite Things, ahead.
1. An in-home espresso bar
When it comes to kitchen decor, Oprah insists on having state-of-the-art appliances on display. One of her favorite appliances? The Creatista Plus from Nespresso. “I heat up milk and then reach for my frother every morning, but it turns out you can do both with one machine,” Oprah shared on her list of Favorite Things. “The frothing system makes it easy to do foam art, if you’re so inclined.”
2. An aesthetically pleasing entertainment center
Entertainment centers can be a challenge to decorate — especially if you want it to match your home decor. That said, Oprah has a solution: The Frame 55-Inch TV and Bezel Frame from Samsung. “Can you believe this is a television? Finally, a way to get rid of the black screen,” she shared on her Favorite Things list. “The frame transforms your TV into a work of art,” she adds.
3. Interactive home decor
If there’s one thing Oprah loves, it’s bonding with family. And what better way to do so than with interactive home decor? Listed on Oprah’s Favorite Things, the Gratitude Glass Jar from Amazon is a decorative glass jar filled with notes of gratitude that the family can bond over. “It includes 365 cards, so your family can take turns jotting down notes about things they truly appreciate,” said Oprah of the interactive product. “At the end of the year, everyone can gather for a celebration of whatever is on those cards.”
4. Beautiful houseplants as bedroom decor
Oprah agrees: Houseplants are a great way to add some greenery to your home. Her favorite houseplant? The Magnolia Company Medium-Size Southern Magnolia and Olive Trees. “Yes, I have olive trees in my bedroom,” she said on Oprah’s Favorite Things list. “Everyone said they’d never make it, but I keep them turned to the light and they get bigger every day. A tree is a forever gift,” she adds.
5. Vintage-inspired kitchenware
Want to cozy up your kitchenware? Add some vintage-inspired pieces to the mix. This year’s Oprah’s Favorite Things featured vintage-inspired Tinware Mugs from Canvas Home Store and are a must-have. “We used these vintage-inspired glazed-stoneware mugs on our February cover, and it felt like it was custom-made for my hand,” she shared with her Oprah.com readers.
6. Cozy throw blankets
Whether you’re decorating your bedroom or family room, one thing Oprah thinks we could all use is a cozy throw blanket. And these Buffalo Check and Sydney Herringbone Stripe Throws from Lands Downunder are an absolute must. “Not only do I want to see this cashmere-soft throw on my sofa, but I’d also wrap it around my shoulders on a chilly night,” said Oprah of the cozy throw blankets.
7. Candles for ambience
When it comes to home decor, it’s all about setting the mood. And one of the easiest and most effective ways to do so is by lighting some candles. Oprah’s Favorite Things includes these Scented Candles by Joya for adding subtle scent and ambience to any room. “They’re formulated to recreate the ambience of four incredible restaurants: Bouchon, Ad Hoc, the French Laundry, and Per Se,” said Oprah. “One whiff and I’m ready to make a reservation,” she added.
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