Get the Latest Hybrid Trend in Your Home With These Japandi-Inspired Buys

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March 08, 2021

Japandi is a cross between Japanese aesthetics and Scandinavian decor. This style hybrid focuses on simplicity, natural elements and comfort. The blend of Scandinavian functionality and Japanese rustic minimalism creates the perfect combination of function and form, focusing on clean lines, bright spaces and contrasting light and dark colors. The genius of this style is that it doesn't require a lot of time or money to achieve it. Get rid of clutter, let in more natural light and add one of these practical decor pieces to your home to infuse some Japandi vibes.


Natural elements are another critical aspect of the Japandi style, especially wood. This stump stool is constructed of reclaimed cedar wood with a clear lacquer finish. Its organic shape gives off a wabi-sabi vibe. Each stump is hand-engraved according to its original stump or root while retaining its natural color and shape. It's perfect for use as a side table or plant stand.

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$209.99 (Set of 2)

Danish designer Hans Wegner created the Wishbone Chair in 1949. This traditional chair features a curved wood back and armrest with a paper cord rope seat in a woven envelope pattern. However, they're pretty expensive pieces. The Stellert version is an affordable replica, featuring a sleek metal frame and cushioned seat. It offers a similar look for a fraction of the cost and makes a lovely addition to a Japandi-style space.

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Starting at $72.99

An earthy hand-braided jute rug adds an organic element to any indoor space. This area rug features subtle striped details in neutral tones that fit the Japandi aesthetic as well as country, coastal and a wide variety of other traditional design styles.

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Muted color palettes encompass most of Japandi style, but that doesn't mean it has to be all whites, grays and blond wood. Throw pillows are an excellent way to incorporate a splash of color and texture into your space without overpowering the style. This Iris Lehnhardt throw pillow features a splash of color that will complement any Japandi-style home.

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Throw blankets present an opportunity to add a layer of texture to your space. This quilted throw blanket features geometric styling and ultrasoft texture in Japandi-approved calming solid linen and white hues. It's generously sized at 50-by-60 inches, making it the perfect accessory for your bed or sofa.

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This three-piece nesting storage basket set provides extra storage space while adding another layer of natural, textural interest to your home. The baskets are made from natural rattan and wicker reeds and nest inside each other to save on space when not in use. Use the stylish baskets to neatly tuck away your throws and decorative pillows, keeping your space clutter-free.

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Light sets the mood, and a table lamp is a stylish and functional way to add light to your space. The Dune Lamp features simple lines with a square, wood base and a crinkled paper shade. It's simple yet beautiful and will shine a light on understated sophistication in the rest of your space.

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An essential Japandi element is the use of natural materials. A ceramic vase is a perfect vessel to hold elegant flowers or sprigs of flowering branches. Made of ceramic earthenware with a smooth finish, this attractive vase will be at home on mantels, ledges and tabletops.

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Starting at $79.10

This geometric wall hanging is a winning combination of simple lines and natural wood that will make a lovely focal point in your Japandi-inspired home. Hang this art above your bed, sofa or desk for simple yet stylish wall decor.

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$49.99 - $119.99

Plants are a great way to cozy up space without taking up too much room. Plus, they add an essential green element to your home while improving the quality of your air. Snake plants are some of the easiest houseplants to grow. They add sculptural interest to your home and need very little light to thrive.

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Show off your snake plant in a stylish plant stand. This plant stand features a midcentury modern design but works perfectly in a Japandi home. The stand is made from responsibly-sourced, all-natural hardwood and fits planters up to 12 inches in width.

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This wooden teacup is crafted from hardy Japanese elm and features a distinctive vertical wood grain. The wood grain is sliced across the grain to reveal its unique pattern and increase the cup's resilience. The teacup's streamlined form is designed to stack for easy and elegant storage.

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