High/Low Summer Staples That Will Spruce Up Any Space

These dynamic duos from HGTV Magazine have drastically different price tags!

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June 04, 2019

Photo By: Alison Gootee

Photo By: Alison Gootee

Cactus Vase: High

This vase’s “needles” are made of porcelain. (Serax Cactus 1- 3/4"-tall porcelain vase)

Buy It: Amara, $107

Cactus Vase: Low

Get your Southwest on with a fab stoneware succulent. (3R Studio Cactus 10"-tall stoneware vase)

Buy It: Bellacor, $25

Bookcase: High

More than 6 feet tall—that’s a lot of book and knickknack storage. (Irving 71"W x 18-1/2"D x 76"H rattan and wood bookcase)

Buy It: Anthropologie, $798

Bookcase: Low

With its crisscross rattan back, this piece is pretty even without stuff! (Wren 41-3/4"W x 12-3/4"D x 48-1/4"H rattan bookshelf)

Buy It: Urban Outfitters, $399

Pillow: High

Not just a pretty pillow: It has an intricate weave that’s handmade with a foot loom. (Archive New York Comalapa 12" x 20" cotton pillow in multi)

Buy It: Candelabra, $138

Pillow: Low

Just-as-juicy sorbet shades in a durable canvas fabric, and the stripes are printed on both sides. (Elliott Design Factory Kilim No. 3 14" x 24" canvas pillow)

Buy It: Roostery, $48

Chandelier: High

Aim light where needed with adjustable arms. (Avenue Lighting Fairfax 66"-wide brass chandelier)

Buy It: Lamps Plus, $1,304

Chandelier: Low

Amp up the ambience with this dimmable looker. (Light Society Thurston 60"-wide metal chandelier)

Buy It: Wayfair, $269

Pouf: High

You can add a monogram or name on top for no extra cost. (Strawberry and Hearts Zigzag 20"H x 13 -1/2"-diameter cotton pouf)

Buy It: Zazzle, $138

Pouf: Low

Larger overall, so it’s extra comfy to plop down on. (Chevron 22"W x 22"H x 22"D cotton and polyester pouf)

Buy It: TJ Maxx, $60

Tray: High

A copper exterior makes happy hour shine. (Louise 12"-diameter enameled- and copper-plated-steel tray in blush)

Buy It: Hawkins New York, $80

Tray: Low

Because sometimes two colors are better than one. (Modrn Glam 14"-diameter iron tray)

Buy It: Walmart, $26

Headboard: High

This print solves the floral versus abstract debate. (Montaigne queen headboard in cotton block floral blue)

Buy It: Annie Selke, $1,650

Headboard: Low

Piping on the edge and inset is a nice detail. (Ally queen headboard in linen-blend Bethesda blue)

Buy It: Ballard Designs, $1,009

Candles: High

A thick marble base elevates these tall gilded palms. (Palm brass, aluminum and marble candleholders)

Buy It: Neiman Marcus, $1075 for a set of 2

Candles: Low

A shorter pair won’t deplete your vacation fund. (Palm gold-finished-aluminum taper holders)

Buy It: Z Gallerie, $55 for a set of 2

Rug: High

This rug is made from recycled plastic bottles. (Cheers! Kokomo 5' x 8' polyester rug in blue)

Buy It: Company C, $595

Rug: Low

Get a more painterly look with blue and lime lines. (Surya Rain Striped 5' x 8' polypropylene rug in emerald and lime)

Buy It: Hayneedle, $346

Chair: High

The aniline leather straps will only get better with age. (Taj leather and acacia chair)

Buy It: Crate and Barrel, $999

Chair: Low

Lean back and think of how much you’re saving. (Sia leather and mahogany chair)

Buy It: All Modern, $250

Planter: High

It’s all about the materials: ceramic and Brazilian walnut. (Case Study 13"-diameter ceramic planter with walnut stand)

Buy It: Room and Board, $195

Planter: Low

Gold-painted tips make it seem way more expensive. (Modrn 9-1/4"-diameter clay planter with acacia stand)

Buy It: Jet, $79

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