20 Playful Product Picks We Love
We at HGTV take home decor very seriously, but that doesn't mean we don't like good, cheeky design, too. If you like to have a little fun in your home, we've gathered up some silly — but still pretty — accessories for your abode. Check them out and have a good chuckle.
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Photo By: Sarah Busby, Styling by Jill Tennant Anderson
Photo By: Sarah Busby; Styling by H. Camille Smith
Peachy Clean Bath Mat
If you can't have a little fun with your bathroom decor, where can you? Not only is this bath mat super cute with its cheeky "Peachy Clean" slogan, but it's pretty, too. Tie it in with a gorgeous floral shower curtain and your bathroom will feel like good, clean (and well-designed!) fun.
BUY IT: Urban Outfitters, $39
Shake Your Maracas
Arriba! This clever bar accessory is the fun way to shake up your favorite boozy beverage. The 250 ml stainless steel canister includes a built-in strainer and is perfectly sized to whip up a single cocktail or margarita. The canister's playful shape will encourage guests to try out their bartending skills, turning any party into a fiesta.
BUY IT: Amazon, $7.57
A Little Liquid Courage
Seriously, who couldn't use a little more courage? This playful decanter not only makes your favorite whiskey, scotch or bourbon look great, it also provides a little chuckle every time you pour yourself two fingers.
BUY IT: Amazon, $19.99
An Elephant With a Tipsy Secret
More than just a pretty pachyderm, this console table, designed by tastemaker Iris Apfel, conceals enough hidden storage under the removable side panel to stock your cocktail faves while the top shelf's acrylic overlay keeps glasses and bottles from tipping over while you work your mixing magic.
BUY IT: Grandin Road, $799
Handmade from reclaimed steel, this expletive-inspired desktop decor is sure to get coworkers talking.
BUY IT: Uncommon Goods, $45
Ditch regrets and say what you really mean with this crafty wall art that can be customized to fit your color scheme.
BUY IT: StitchesofAnarchy at Etsy, $35.39
Cue the Corgis
If Instagram is any indicator, the Queen of England isn't the only person with a love for corgis. I have to admit, they are photogenic little cuties. Just look how pretty they are sitting among this shower curtain's bed of flowers. Celebrate your love of doggos with this silly curtain in your bathroom.
BUY IT: Society6, $69
Green-Up Your Thumb
If you love plants but aren't great at remembering to water them, this little pachyderm may be just what you've been looking for — after all, elephants never forget, right? Just fill the stoneware elephant's trunk with water and this ingenious planter will keep your herbs or other small plants perfectly hydrated for up to 2 weeks.
BUY IT: Uncommon Goods, $35
A darling of the design world, these brightly hued stools are handcrafted of papier mache from recycled materials, then painted in poppy shades. Sturdy enough to work as either a comfy seat or an artful accent table.
BUY IT: Stray Dog Designs, $375
If one more person in my house leaves a dish in the sink like we have a maid who's going to clean it for them, I just might ... buy this dish towel. Let your thoughts on the cleaning capabilites of the members of your home make themselves known without having to utter a word. Maybe your loved ones will get the hint.
BUY IT: Fishs Eddy, $17
Magnets With Cat-itude
Cat lovers, this one's for you. Stick your to-do or shopping list to the fridge with these cat butt magnets and get a good giggle out of it each time. I think all those cats who are constantly rubbing their hindquarters against your legs would appreciate it. If you want to round out your animal coterie, there are dog and farm animal butts available, too.
BUY IT: Amazon, $15
Shower time is a scream with this T-Rex-tastic shower head that roars as water passes thru the dino's open mouth and easily swaps out to fit standard shower pipes.
BUY IT: ModCloth, $22
Tub Stopper With a Death Wish
Oh, little tub stopper, there's so much to live for! This tiny blue guy attached to the drain plug floats when the water fills up your tub. And true, the joke is a little morbid, but if that's your sense of humor, there are no doubts this bath accessory will tickle your funny bone.
BUY IT: Hive Modern, $34
Corral Your Book Collection
Keep your favorite reads handy with a little help from this gilded gator. Realistically cast of durable polyresin, this set is heavy enough to prop up several books while adding a playful touch to any room's decor.
BUY IT: CB2, $29.95
Wine-y Yoga Mat
Whether you do your yoga at home or schlep to the nearest studio, you can proclaim your reluctance and love of wine with this yoga mat. While yoga is a seriously good workout (and good for you!) it doesn't hurt to have a sense of humor about it. Even yogis like wine.
BUY IT: Modcloth, $32
Anna G. Corkscrew
And if you liked that yoga mat on the last slide, consider that it would pair really nicely with this "Anna G." corkscrew. This well-coifed gal provides a vital function in opening your wine bottle, and as you turn her head into the cork, she raises her "arms" in a funny-every-time movement.
BUY IT: Bloomingdales, $70
Sweet Side Table
Designed by LA's famous tastemaker, Fred Segal, this pineapple-shaped accent table has a throwback '70s style that's totally on-trend again today.
BUY IT: CB2, $499
Glass Half Pint Creamer
My grandmother never put a milk carton on her table. Even if it was just a cereal breakfast (which it never was because grandmas like to feed you!) she'd pour her milk into a pitcher. I like to think she would've loved the little joke of using a creamer pitcher shaped like a half-pint carton for my morning coffee.
BUY IT: Amazon, $13
The Force Is With This Pendant
If you're a Star Wars fanatic or have one in your home, you'll no doubt go crazy for this TIE Fighter pendant. Whether you're more Dark Side or Light Side, there's no doubt that this light is a stunner. It comes at a steep price, but die-hard fans will be so thrilled you plunked down an insane amount of cash to proclaim your Star Wars love.
BUY IT: PBteen, $699