10 Stunning Wabi Sabi Objects You Can Buy

Add a touch of imperfection to your home with these on-trend home accessories.

Keep in mind: Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money from these links.
May 17, 2018
Contemporary White Kitchen

Contemporary Kitchen Featuring Stone Island, Floating Shelves, and Counters With Sliding Patio Door

Stone structures give a southwestern flair to this contemporary kitchen design. Gray stone is used to create an island, countertop with built in shelving, and floating shelves for a cohesive look and open storage. Natural light from the sliding door bounces off the black stone floor which creates a beautiful contrast to the bright white walls.

Photo by: gindesignsgroup

gindesignsgroup

Wabi-sabi is the Japanese philosophy of embracing the beauty in imperfection. Whether you want to transform your home into a wabi-sabi oasis or just grab a few accessories to add the look to a part of your home, we're sure this guide will help you find the perfect piece.

A Dash of Gold

Kintsugi means “golden repairing” in Japanese. It’s all about highlighting or emphasizing imperfections. The mended bowls by KanelaSuri on Esty are functional art pieces that you can add to your everyday dinnerware. BUY IT: Esty,$58.86.

19th Century Farm Fresh

For authentic worn accessories, check out antique shops or flea markets. Look for pieces like this 19th-century farm table by 1stdibs. The table is a lovely combination of aged wood with simple lines—perfect for a wabi-sabi living space. BUY IT: 1stdibs, $1,452.07.

Unique Pieces

Esty is a treasure trove for one-of-a-kind antiques. This authentic milking stool is beautifully imperfect and will make a wonderful addition to any wabi-sabi aesthetic. BUY IT: Esty, $100.99.

Charred Beauty

Using the Japanese method of preserving wood by charring, Yakisugi, this handmade bench would make a lovely addition to a foyer or entryway. BUY IT: Chairish,$675.

Cozy Linens

Buttery-soft linens are a must for a wabi-sabi home. This linen blend duvet from Urban Outfitters is perfectly cozy and stylishly rumpled. BUY IT: Urban Outfitters. $99.99.

Handcrafted Baskets

Baskets are a must for hiding clutter and storing knick-knacks. These handcrafted baskets from Anthropologie all have a slight variation in appearance, making each a unique, organic piece. BUY IT: Anthropologie, $58.00 –$88.00.

Rattan Lantern

Natural fibers aren’t just limited to baskets and rugs. This lantern has a unique style that would work in a variety of home styles. BUY IT: Chairish, $364.

Imperfect Ceramics

Handmade ceramics are an easy and inexpensive way to add wabi-sabi style to your home. Shop for ceramics made by local or independent artists. AniseCeramics from Esty has a lovely platter and other handmade ceramics that will look elegant at your next dinner party. BUY IT: Etsy, $56 (for the platter).

Hand-Carved Wood

Natural wood is an essential element in wabi-sabi. This hand carved trough is full of character and warmth—a perfect final touch for a dining space. BUY IT: Pottery Barn, $99.

More Wabi-Sabi

Next Up

Our 10 Fave Stylish (Not Creepy) Insect Decor

If you think bugs and insects are cute not scary, you're in luck. Bugs are an up-and-coming design trend, and we've tracked down 10 of our fave pieces that you need RN.

10 Agate Accessories You Have to Buy

Grab these glam accessories to add a natural element to your home decor.

The Ultimate Batik-Inspired Shopping Guide

Batik is a wax-resistant dye technique and the newest trend in the design world. Get in on it with our 10 favorite batik-inspired items for the home.

Target Launches 3 New Brands With Gen Z in Mind

Sorry, Millennials; it's all about Gen Z.

10 Scented Candles to Cozy Up Your Home This Winter

Lean in to cold winter evenings with these seasonal candles that will instantly make your home a little brighter.

TJ Maxx Relaunched Its Site & the Home Clearance Section Has Just as Many Gems as IRL

Maxx is back! You can now shop decor, cookware, bedding and more online again.

Here's What We Thought After Testing Ruggable's Washable Rugs

Find out how well Ruggable washable rugs actually stand up to stains, dirt and pet accidents. Plus, find out where you can buy one for your home.

The Joanna Gaines for Anthropologie Home Collection Is All We’ve Ever Wanted

The new collection boasts pillows and rugs, all designed by Joanna.

10 Cozy Buys to Snag on Sale Now That Fall Is Here

Settle into the snuggliest season of all with our favorite candles, throw blankets, mugs and more on sale.

The Best Silk Pillowcases, Tested by HGTV Editors

Silk pillowcases come with a lot of touted benefits like hydrated skin and fewer face creases, but are they really worth the money and maintenance? We tested silk pillowcases with a variety of fabric weights and price tags to come up with our tried-and-true picks.

Go Shopping

Refresh your home with stylish products handpicked by HGTV editors.

On TV

Watch Live TV

Don't miss your favorite shows.

Live Stream HGTV Now

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.