5 Pieces of Decor That Make a Difference

Decorate while doing good.

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Fact: Shopping for new interior decorations and accents is fun. But at times, it can feel a little frivolous. To be able to afford the extra luxuries of something new or fun is a privilege that not everyone has. Is this something to feel guilty about? No. It's a reason to get motivated to make a difference and support brands that hope to create change, no matter what causes you might feel passionately about.

Taking small steps — like making purchases that directly help those in need — is a great way to start. Here's how you can give back to some worthy causes while still improving your home and treating your own interior indulgences.

1: Old & Wise

This vibrant and artistic owl adds a boho twist to a room and can serve as a bookend or an interesting accent. The purchase of this piece provides a creative job opportunity to a female artist in Guatemala.

2: The Happy Chef

Throwback to a classic kitchen staple with this vintage-inspired apron. You’ll add a little joy to someone else’s bookshelf by buying this, as the company sends one book to a community in need for every item sold.

3: Fresh Perspective

Breathe in summer vacation vibes and breathe out the stress or mess of the workday thanks to this clean, coral-scented candle. Each item purchased allows Hand in Hand to donate one bar of soap and one month of clean water to a child in need.

4: True Colors

Everyone deserves a warm shelter and cozy blanket in a place they call home. If you purchase a comfy, colorful wool blanket from Sackcloth & Ashes, they'll provide one for a homeless shelter as well.

5: Sustainable Shipping

Save the world by drinking from an environmentally-conscious glass bottle like this one. Not only does it provide Faucet Face with more opportunities to teach others about climate change and effects, it gives you an adorable on-the-go cup or chic vase.

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