Editor’s Picks: Great Tabletop Accessories Under $50
Senior editor Sally Armstrong shares her budget-friendly tabletop picks.
As a design editor, a beautifully set table is something that always catches my eye. Chic candlesticks, pretty glassware and buttery soft napkins have a way of elevating everyday spaces, and are super hard to resist! But now that the holidays have come and gone, most of us are looking to economize — myself included. So here are 15 great finds under $50 to satisfy your craving for a little fresh tabletop style.
These asymmetrical candleholders designed by Lukas Peet will bring a unique element to your table. Plus, their interchangeable bases and tops let you mix and match colors on a whim.
A handsome salt cellar is always a great buy. This one from Muuto is made of inky granite and comes with a minimalist serving spoon.
Designed by Jasper Morrison, these versatile red wine glasses read both elegant and unfussy. Simplicity at its best.
A casual, block print-style table runner is a simple way to bring pattern to your kitchen or dining room.
Make your morning cereal a little more exciting with a pretty porcelain bowl. This one from West Elm is a particularly sweet pick.
These lovely beech salad spoons from Wind & Willow Home have a simple, graphic look and feature handy rubber grips.
Rounded edges and a matte finish gives these serving plates from Ikea a rustic feel.
These hand-painted maple and steel-trimmed candlesticks by Good Thing & Sam Anderson strike a very cheery note.
A matte white finish and angled handle give this stoneware pitcher a modern feel.
These stemless wine glasses from Anthropologie have plenty of personality. Your guests will feel special drinking out of them, but I’d use them as everyday water glasses, too.
Kids and adults will enjoy doodling on this chalkboard-paper table runner.
A marble cake stand, like this one from EQ3, is a beautiful way to display your home-baked treats.
This matte brass candlesnuffer puts a modern spin on your granny’s silver version.
I love how the long, pointed handles of these melamine salad servers reflect the lines of traditional chopsticks.
Finally, a classic napkin in rich charcoal grey makes a great go-to linen.