12 Ways to Design a Home That's Out of This World

All thanks to galaxy-inspired decor.

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Astronomy Day may only come around twice a year — once in the fall and once in the spring — but it always renews my interest in celestial objects, and reminds me of the beauty of space and the fascinating things that populate it. The holiday's main goal is to bring astronomy to the people, after all!

But instead of letting that interest wane once this year's spring celebration of Astronomy Day on May 14th passes, I've decided to celebrate the cosmos full-time by adding some out-of-this-world decor to my home. (And reading up on the subject more, but that's another story.)

Read on for 12 galaxy-inspired finds that will instantly update your space.

Hanging Star Pillar Holder

$79.95; pier1.com

Full Moon String Lights

DIY Constellation Notebook

Outer Space Photo Pillowcase

$32.90; etsy.com

Decorative Starbursts

$24.99; HomeGoods stores

Venus Dinner Plate

Crescent Moon Catch-All Dish

Diamonds in the Sky Duvet

$159; target.com

DIY Constellation Tray

Ready for a Close-up: A Personalized Constellation Vanity Plate

Ready for a Close-up: A Personalized Constellation Vanity Plate

This hand-painted vanity tray is a perfect storage container for small items that guests can use during their stay. It was transformed to stylish functionality with a porcelain plate, downloaded printable, carbon paper and a gold leaf pen--and, of course, the handiwork of the creator.

Photo by: Maureen Stevens

Maureen Stevens

Galaxy Firepit Set

$179.99; jossandmain.com

Moon Phase Chime

Celestial Dreams Artwork

$129; westelm.com

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