19 unique decorating ideas to refresh your space | British + Co

Handmade pieces by original artists truly make a home unique. While you can budget for basic purchases, sometimes it’s worth splurging to add a one-of-a-kind piece of art, furniture, or decor to your space, especially if it really resonates with you. We’re always on the lookout for new designers and to make that search easier, Etsy’s recent 2022 Design Awards spotlight some of the best emerging creative entrepreneurs. We’ve rounded up some unique decor gems from the winners, as well as some finalist favorites. Check them out to learn how to invite a topic of conversation into your home.

Our Favorite Home Decor Ideas from Etsy Design Award Winners

We Are The Lunarium Geometric Artwork ($190+)

Hand painted and built by British artist Tim Stevenson, this wall hanging has a fun mid-century vibe made with a mix of durable birch plywood, paint, metal, ceramic, tassels and beads. wood.

handmade cup

SIND Studio Lilac Watercolor Mug ($48)

We’re in love with SIND Studio’s entire collection of handmade, dishwasher- and microwave-safe (and lead-free) dinnerware. Sip your favorite hot beverage or store plants or pencils in this unique hand painted container.


Pedro Mealha Geometric Cuckoo Clock ($265)

We literally say hello to this handmade clock by Bristol watchmaker Pedro Mealha. The little pink bird pops up and chirps every hour, except when you’re sleeping!

stump end table

Bertu Home Drip Table ($450+)

These eco-friendly strains all go through a month-long curing process that prevents major cracking, long-term moisture issues, and insects. They are also quite cool to look at.

knitted art

Knitted Charcuterie ($16+)

Look no further than the kids section for playful and quirky artwork like these woolly deli meats, the Etsy Design Award 2022 Kids winner! The sausage and salami are knitted in 100% lambswool, mohair or pure merino wool.

handmade cat house

Live In Ideals Cat House ($520)

Pet lovers rejoice – your cat *can* have some great stuff (albeit, at a price ;). Use it as an end table, cat house or both!


mobile art

Barbura Standalone Mobile ($105)

Made of ceramic, brass and paper, the brass arm of this mobile balances on a single pivot point above the ceramic stand and moves smoothly around it for a moving piece of art. .

Z Latna Porcelain Milk Jug ($110)

Have milk? Store it (or water, juice…) in this unique piece of home decor. How cute is this playful ceramic milk jug?

table runner

Excell Quilt Co Modern Table Runner ($290)

Put this hand-sewn table runner at the center of dinner conversation. It features a modern day and night landscape inspired by Yosemite National Park.


Cherry and Mint Floral Fabric Vase ($27)

This 60s floral print textile was designed exclusively by Cypriot artist Zoey Philippou and printed with eco-friendly inks on velvet fabric (then hardened with fabric stiffener). Just add a glass bottle inside to store fresh flowers.

wooden lamp

Surcle Wood River Rock Lamp Walnut ($220)

Walnut wood is sanded like river rocks and stacked for a handmade lamp that doesn’t look handmade. (Shade not included).

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