Tired of seeing gray skies and brittle trees every time you look out your window? Hang this bag planter on your fire escape, maybe you’ll fool yourself into feeling like it’s actually Spring.
HANGING BAG PLANTER, $39
For all you christmas light maniacs out there, here’s a grown-up version to cozify the room you’ve been holing up in. Silver or gold.
STARRY STRING LIGHTS – AMBER LIGHTS ON COPPER WIRE, $15-99
There’s no better way to start getting psyched for the summer than getting a donut pool float far in advance. Inflate it and use it as furniture until you can bring it to the pool.
Donut Pool Float, $18
If this smiley face tissue box doesn’t make you smile every time you reach for a tissue, move on to the next item.
Smiley Face Tissue Box, $9.99 + int’l shipping
When all else fails, hide your pale, dry skin behind this unicorn mask until the sun comes out.
Fred Flare Magic Unicorn Mask, $34
A nice bottle of wine or olive oil is always a good fallback, but if you want your next housewarming gift to really stand out from the crowd, try one of these unorthodox alternatives:
For the urban forager: an oyster mushroom log—simply water and wait for the edible spores to sprout. $19.95.
For anyone who came of age in the 90’s and has an excess of white wall space: an old-school Magic Eye Poster. You’ll have to cross your eyes to see the King Kong in this one. $14.99.
eBay 22 x 28 Magic Eye King Kong Poster
For the cookie lover: this snack-stashing set of Face Mugs. $35.
WARM OR COOL FACE MUGS – SET OF 2
For the Martha Stewart-wannabe: these two-tier tiffin boxes from India, which are perfect for those organized enough to pack lunches or thoughtfully store leftovers. $9.99.
2-Tier Rectangular Tiffin Box
For the salt-loving Sci-Fi aficionado: robot salt + pepper shakers, which really wind and walk. $20.
WIND-UP SALT AND PEPPER ROBOTS
For anyone with a coffee table and sense of humor: this side-splittingly funny collection of Awkward Family Photos. $15.99.
Awkward Family Photos By Mike Bender & Doug Chernack
No plans for July 4th? No problem! Throw a last minute party with these cheap I-day essentials.
It’s not a party if there’s no snow cone maker in sight. Snow Cone maker from Target, $39.
Snow Cone Maker
Spike your snow cone syrups with a heavy dose of alcohol and your guests are sure to have fun figuring out how to put these down. At Crate & Barrel, $6.95.
Set of 50 Snowcone Papers
For fancy in a flash, ditch the Christmas lights for these grown-up string globe lights. $12.99 at Target.
Room Essentials Clear Globe Lights (25ct)
Show your allegiance with these reusable earth friendly cloth napkins. $29.50 from Pottery Barn.
American Flag Napkins, set of 4
Americana never goes out of style. These patriotic pillows from ChooseMoose on Etsy add comfort to any gathering. $7.99.
Americana Accent Pillow
This Friday, these fanciful items keep your stuff neat and organized.
Throw a piece of junk in one of these zinc display boxes and you’ve got yourself an objet d’art.
Zinc Display Boxes, $29.95
Now you have the perfect place to save your strangest fortune cookie fortunes…in bed. Gold-toned fortune cookie box from Shopbop.
Fortune Cookie Box, $25
I’ll see you your fortune cookie box and raise you this fabulous pineapple box candle holder.
Vintage brass pineapple box candle holder, $36
Chevron will always be in style, says this colorful chevron floor mat.
Ziggy Floor Mat, $36.50
For a monochromatic chevron look, check out this woven storage basket from Target.
Maize Woven Storage Basket , $39.99
Happy Friday! This week, we officially welcome the season with Spring-themed decor, all for $69.95 or less.
Put the fun back into water-drinking with these acrylic rainbow tumblers from MoMa.
Rainbow Tumblers, $36
The Merde Il Pleut umbrella is proof that everything sounds better in French.
Shit It's Raining Umbrella, assorted colors, $35-45
Nothing brings some pop to a room or porch like a large hot pink wire hare, from CB2.
wire hare, $69.95
The life-like brain soap from Evolution Store comes in 3 pastel shades, perfect for Spring!
Brain Soap, $10
Decorative objects often feel pointless, but these moss balls are so nature-futuristic that you’ll find yourself looking for an excuse to buy them.
Set of 9 Assorted Moss Covered Balls, $14.95