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December 13, 2021

Gift Guide for Home Decor Enthusiasts

Tandem Arbor's best home decor gift ideas for the holiday season!

‘Tis the season for gift giving cheer! Do you want to choose a gift like a designer for your loved ones this year? If so, a home decor-related gift is a great choice, however, choosing the perfect one is typically easier said than done. Add to the task that you want the gift to be thoughtful and match the recipient’s design aesthetic or personality and your hands are pretty full.

Not to worry though! Tandem Arbor’s team of furniture stylists have sifted through the plethora of options to find the best home decor gift ideas, from throw pillows that complement Tandem Arbor furniture to candleholders and more. Find all our favorite home decor gifts below - happy shopping!

Throw Blankets & Pillows

Teggy French Reservations Needlepoint Pillow

Now more than ever, temper expectations and be clear on your cuisine preferences. A Furbish exclusive, this piece is hand-embroidered and backed with luxe navy velvet.

Perfect for: pairing with our stylish Charlton Chair.

Designers Guild Throws

Designers Guild’s collection of throws are the perfect finishing touch to your room. From flowers and stylish stripes and checks to ombre plains and smart geometrics - they are available in a wide range of colours and textures that will add a luxurious detail, not to mention supreme comfort, to any room.

Perfect for: throwing over our Leroy Sofa as an added pop of color and interest.


S Is for Style: The Schumacher Book of Decoration

Are you "High Style" or "Boho," or maybe "Happy Modern" or "Trad with a Twist"? The legendary fabrics and wallpapers house of Schumacher shows how you can use their iconic prints and patterns to create a variety of beautiful, chic interiors in the style that most suits you.

Perfect for: creating a gorgeous display atop the Hudson Table Ottoman.

More Beautiful by Mark D. Sikes

Mark D. Sikes burst onto the publishing scene with his New York Times bestselling first book, BEAUTIFUL. His new book, MORE BEAUTIFUL, is a celebration of classic, all-American decorating. Mark is well known for creating timelessly beautiful interiors that stir the soul and celebrate an indoor/outdoor lifestyle. This new book focuses on mixing sensibilities: American and European, traditional and modern, contemporary and classic.

Perfect for: gathering inspiration to design a Tandem Arbor piece.

Decorative Objects & Candles

Fete Home Brass Tulip

Harken back to spring. Or at least be reminded of the changing of the seasons with Fete Home’s sculptural brass tulips. This storied and romantic design is a natural everyday fixture on a shelf or mantel. You can even incorporate them as part of a centerpiece on your table.

Perfect for: adding to a bedside table next to the elegant Herbert Bed.

Jonathan Adler Vases

No flowers required. Jonathan Adler’s fabulous vessels are chic enough to stand alone.

Perfect for: on the fireplace mantel next to the luxurious Varick Chair.

Diptyque Paris Tuberose Candle

This scented candle with five wicks contained in an earthenware pot entirely handmade by a renowned porcelain maker evokes this enigmatic, beguiling and heady flower that deploys its captivating sensuality at dusk.

Perfect for: in the living room next to the Mulberry Chaise.

Michael Aram Wisteria Gold Candleholders

The Wisteria Gold Collection is inspired by the beauty of twisted and curving lines. Vines have been a favorite motif of Aram’s over the years, since he sees them as a symbol of love and togetherness. As they grow, they loop together and separate, accommodating and allowing for whatever falls in their path. They gracefully intertwine while maintaining their own individuality.

Perfect for: placing on the dining table with the Serena Dining Chair.

Baccarat Lucky Butterfly

Poised to flutter off, the Baccarat crystal butterfly glints vibrantly with bright color. The wings fan out grandly, echoing the shape characteristic of the Amazonian breed.

Perfect for: bedside table styling next to the Kaiser Bed.

Entertaining & Tabletop

Juliska Classic Bamboo Ceramic Dinnerware

Juliska’s bamboo ceramics are elegant, sculptural and incredibly versatile. Fusing an enduring classic look with modern functionality, Juliska’s Bamboo Collection will grace your home for generations to come.

Perfect for: a dining table setting paired with the Caitlyn Dining Chair.

Hibiscus Linens Cocktail Napkins

These linen napkins act as an elegant addition to any cocktail party. Choose from several styles based on your design aesthetic.

Perfect for: a happy hour with guests seated on the Thompson Collection.

John Derian 6” Coasters

John Derian’s 6” coaster series are handmade to order in their New York City studio. All feature collaged paper from John Derian’s collection of antique and vintage prints under hand blown glass to create beautiful, unique designs.

Perfect for: placing atop the Mulberry Ottoman for guests to use and enjoy.

There you have it -- some of Tandem Arbor’s favorite home decor items that also make great holiday gifts. When shopping, we also encourage you to check out what else these makers, artisans and vendors have to offer - you never know what you may stumble upon. Just remember to keep in mind the recipient’s personality and design style. After all, holiday gifts are that much better when they’re sentimental and well thought out!

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