CB2 Is Killing It With Home Décor—These Must-Haves Cost Less Than $100

Updated 11/02/19
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There's nothing we love more than scrolling through our favorite home décor sites and filling up our virtual carts. Our credit cards have been getting major workouts thanks to all of CB2's reasonably priced items we're dying over right now. (Lately, we're also loving everything from Target's Opalhouse line, and Anthropologie's guest-ready entertaining essentials are dreamy, too—but we digress.)

CB2, the "younger" sister brand of Crate & Barrel, just knows how to elevate home essentials that would be pretty boring were they released by any other brand. (We're talking to you, Muji and Ikea.) CB2 has the impressive ability to turn even the most basic kitchen tools, such as this otherwise mundane cheese grater, into covetable pieces of decorative art. (In fact, that grater gives us some serious Alessi vibes—and costs waaay less.) Our carts spilleth over with these 20 similarly stylish goodies—and each one costs less than $100.

Oval Mirror

A CB2 oval mirror with an iron frame finished in antique-brass.
CB2 Rogue Small Oval Mirror $90
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It was love at first sight when we laid our eyes on this oval beauty. Framed in iron with an antiqued-brass finish, its shape is offbeat and adds just the right amount of quirk when hung over a nightstand, above a dresser, or doubled- or tripled-up to line the walls of a long hallway.

Aluminum Sculpture

A tall black abstract sculpture by CB2.
CB2 Esher Pillar Sculpture $60
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This notched, black aluminum sculpture calls to mind one that Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent have perched atop a coffee table in their LA abode. (Cue up their MyDomaine home tour, and see if you can spot it.) We surmise, however, that this version is better suited to our pricepoint.

Velvet Throw Pillow

An orange velvet lumbar pillow with ombré tassels by CB2.
CB2 Bia Tassel Ginger Pillow $30
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Its bright, all-season hue ensures you can rest on this plush, orange velvet throw pillow any time of year. Four white wool tassels are hand-dipped in orange dye for a pretty, ombré effect. This one even includes an insert, which is hard to come by these days.

Ceramic Decanter

A Mexican skull-shaped tequila decanter by CB2.
CB2 Henry Hand-Painted Tequila Decanter $80
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Interesting Day of the Dead-appropriate vase or lovingly hand-hewn ceramic decanter from which to pour your choicest sipping tequila? You decide.

Marbled Mixing Bowls

Set of three white stoneware mixing bowls in small, medium, and large—all by CB2.
CB2 3-Piece Stir Mixing Bowl Set $40
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Why use these marbled stoneware vessels just for baking? They're pretty enough for displaying fresh fruit as they are for serving indulgent chip-and-dip concoctions during your next get-together.

Brass Tealight Sconces

A pair of identical sconces resembling snakes and meant to hold tea light candles.
CB2 2-Piece Cobra Tea Light Candle Wall Sconce Set $80
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CB2 proves that sconces need not be electrified to ooze glamor and sophistication. These solid brass numbers are meant to hold tiny tea light candles, so wax drips won't mess up floors.

Wild Serving Tray

A round serving tray by CB2 featuring butterflies, monkeys, and peacocks on a light blue background.
CB2 Regal Monkeys Enamel Serving Tray $50
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Designed by British designer Matthew Williamson (the intricate monkey-and-butterfly motif gives it away) and inspired by the "eccentric, stately homes of England," this lacquered-steel and enamel tray is a pretty way to serve up favorite cocktails or to pass around plated hors d'oeuvres while you're hosting Friendsgiving.

Acrylic Bookend

A triangular blue acrylic bookend by CB2.
CB2 Deep Blue Acrylic Bookend $100
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Bookends are our favorite. Often objets d'art on their own, they prop up tomes with a chicness that shows impeccable attention to detail.

Stoneware Pedestal Bowl

CB2 Black Pedestal Bowl $60
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This stoneware bowl's stately presence (and deep black, shiny/matte glaze) make it a standout coffee table centerpiece that makes any #shelfie moment all the more alluring.

Raw Amethyst

A raw amethyst objet d'art.
CB2 Amethyst Object $80
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There's always room for one more decorative object—such as this raw piece of amethyst quartz that's said to harbor powerful healing properties. Plus, its lavender and violet crunchiness are perfect foils for anyone who's generally color-averse.

Bottle Opener

A silver beetle-shaped bottle opener opening a glass bottle.
CB2 Vlad Beetle Bottle Opener $18
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Kitchen essentials needn't be drab: Improve your bottle-opening game (and introduce some character to your bar) with this large stainless-steel beetle.

Shagreen Domino Set

A set of dominoes in a faux-shagreen box.
CB2 Shagreen Domino Set $40
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Faux-shagreen is so in: Make game time glamorous with a melamine domino set boxed in a synthetic vinyl that mimics the rough, slightly pebbled skin of a shark.

Earthenware Vase

A green tall earthenware vase by CB2.
CB2 Canopy Small Light Green Vase $30
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One can never own too many vases. The jade-green celadon color of this earthenware vessel calls to mind the pottery so revered by China's 13th-century Imperial Court.

Brass Candelabra

A modern brass candelabra that holds 6 taper candles by CB2.
CB2 Arya Antique Brass Taper Candle Holder $60
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Light it up with this statement-making brass candelabra. Its shape is simple and classic, and its minimalist, Scandi-inspired design ensures it mixes well with antique and vintage pieces, too.

Horn Bowl

A large bowl made of horn by CB2.
CB2 Trek Large Horn Bowl $20
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Heated and stretched from a slice of an Indian water-buffalo's horn, this organic bowl can be used as an engaging catchall in any room of the house, from the bathroom to the bedroom.

Stoneware Place Setting

A four piece setting of yellow ceramic tableware by CB2.
CB2 4-Piece Drift Matte Yellow Place Setting $42
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Why not dress your home with optimism? The cheery yellow hue is being predicted as the next big color trend in home design. This set of four handmade, earthenware pieces—consisting of a mug, bowl, salad plate, and dinner plate—evokes charming wabi-sabi style as edges aren't too perfect and each piece is one-of-a-kind.

Rattan Basket

A round black woven rattan basket with a blanket draped over the side.
CB2 Archer Black Rattan Basket $100
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Woven strips of thick rattan are woven over a sturdy iron frame, making for a handsome basket big enough for stowing blankets, pillows, games, or books. It also reminds us of the iconic midcentury-era stool designed by the Italian architect, Franco Albini.

Wooly Throw Blanket

A white throw blanket with green, pink, and yellow stripes and tassels.
CB2 Veda Striped Throw $70
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Warm up with this fuzzy, 1970s-inspired wool-blend throw that looks way more expensive than it is. Drape it over the foot of a bed or messily toss it over the arm of a sofa: Either way, its stylishness will prevail.

Stone Box

A stone box with gold trim by CB2.
CB2 Baguio Stone Box $50
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Animal prints have always been wildly popular. The green, black, and ivory swirls of cross-sectioned baguio stone (found in the Philippines) pleasingly evoke the skin of some strange reptile—although zero lizards were harmed to make it. A thick brass band also makes it ferociously chic.

Teak Sculpture

A charred teak root standing sculpture by CB2.
CB2 Standing Charred Teak Root $100
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A three-foot-tall natural teak root becomes a powerful art object when mounted on a thick block. Display it alone, in a corner, or group it with other objets; its charred-black finish makes it a strong statement, indeed.

Cement Planter

A cement planter made to look like a woven rattan basket.
CB2 Cement Basket Small Planter $30
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Plantfluencers are here to stay, and even more homes are spilling over with greenery in bids to create healthy biomes that combat climate change. For this small planter, cement is cleverly molded to form an intricately-patterned concrete "basket" that even slouches a bit—uncannily resembling the real thing. (CB2's ceramic watering carafe is nothing to sniff at, either.)

Coat Rack

A brass vertical coat rack hanging on the wall with a coat and purse hanging from it.
CB2 Barker Vertical Wall-Mounted Coat Rack $30
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In the hallway, this gold-tone iron coat rack is a space-saving solution, as compared to an otherwise bulky piece of home decor. Arms rotate 180 degrees from the center to best fit into even the tightest of spaces.

Cheese Knife Set

A set of 3 mother-of-pearl cheese knives by CB2.
CB2 Viola Mother-of-Pearl Cheese Knives $30
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The iridescent mother-of-pearl handles on these three cheese knives turn served charcuterie into a bona fide wow moment.

Teak Bath Mat

A whitewashed slatted teak bathmat by CB2.
CB2 Lateral Teak Natural Bath Mat $70
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Why bother with a terry bathmat that somehow turns filthy and stained in 10 seconds? Whitewashed teak slats are decidedly more elegant, and a more durable, water-resistant choice.

Old Fashioned Glass

A tortoise shell patterned double old fashioned glass with cactus and a spiced orange garnish.
CB2 Franklin Double Old Fashioned Glass $11
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Tortoiseshell-anything is our favorite, and of course, that love extends to glassware. This spotted, double old fashioned glass dresses up any cocktail—and a full set of eight will still cost you less than $100.

Acrylic Shelf

A brass-and-acrylic wall shelf with bathroom accessories on top.
CB2 Brass and Acrylic Wall Shelf $90
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An attractive shelf instantly enhances any bathroom, no matter how outdated. This acrylic version won't ever shatter, and its brass support posts look much, much slicker than the ones outfitting this smaller, $853 glass model.

Leather Rug

A fringed leather area rug.
CB2 Leather Dressage Rug $50
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Handwoven of soft, upcycled-leather excess sourced from bag and shoe factories, this area rug is a cool, neutral choice that's slip-free and soft underfoot—and perfect in high-traffic areas such as the kitchen and hallway. Bonus: It's also available in a smaller size ($20) and as a larger runner, too ($60).

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