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Modern Decor That You Can Find on Etsy

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso

Next time you open a browser to look for home furnishings, consider searching for your desired piece in an Etsy shop. The site offers an accessible marketplace for designers and builders around the world to expose their business, which means buying from an Etsy seller is supporting fellow makers. We searched the website for custom-made, modern decor and are delighted with our findings.

Image: Hook & Stem Co.

Key Holder Shelf

This wooden piece adds minimal style to a blank wall while holding keys and shelving decor or other belongings. 

$45, Black Walnut Woodshop

Gallery Wall Set

Create a gallery wall with a set of 5 sophisticated prints. Pin them up for an organic look or invest in a few simple frames.

$18, PrintableBouquet

Moon Phase Ornament

Adorn your space with something inspired by space itself: a metallic moon phase wall hanging.

$40, CarmelsArt

Desk Lamp

Give your desktop or end table a modern touch with this custom dome lamp.

$119, MOD Creation Studio

Area Rug

Add texture to any room with this handmade chunky wool rug.

$667.13 for 5×7, FeltedHomeDeco


This sleek and classic clock comes with a stand or could be hung on a wall, depending on display preferences.

$24.99+, BeautyOfPrints

Crochet Door Stop

Functional objects don’t have to be bland, and this applies your door stopper, too.

$35.11, PoPouf


Display florals and greenery in these simple vases or let them stand alone as decorative pieces.

$34, Yahalomis

Throw Pillow Covers

Quickly give drab throw pillows a fashionable upgrade with these faux leather covers. Don’t like the leather look? This seller offers an array of styles.

$38+, Laurel + Blush Co

Candle Holders

These little candle holder blocks are perfect for decorating a contemporary mantelscape, designing a chic table setting, and anywhere else you desire.

$12+, Full Circle Craftworks 

Pendant Light

Swap out dull light fixtures for a more attractive and up-to-date design, such as this geometric cage light.

$80.10+, HangoutLighting

Ceramic Sculpture

Furnish your quarters with sculptural decor, like this classy balloon dog ceramic.

$23, MyLetterDeco


Sure, you could find one of these mid-century modern planters at various retailers – but can you say the materials used to build it were locally sourced and the purchase supported an entrepreneur? You can say so about this pot.

$44.49+, Hook & Stem Co.

Dani Caruso
Dani Caruso By Dani Caruso
Dani is House One’s assistant editor. As a Norwalk, CT native, Dani graduated from UConn with a BA in Digital Media and Design. This millennial longs for the days of All That, Tamagotchis, and Dunkaroos. When she’s not working, she’s hanging outdoors, playing with her dogs, or watching makeup tutorials on YouTube.

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