Get Cheerful! Fun Pieces That Add Punch

By California Home And Design
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Stunning Surfaces

Made of powder-coated steel that’s been hand-welded in Minnesota, this slim line of tables, desks and shelves are available in a rainbow of colors. The Slim Collection (starting at $129 at Room & Board)

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Table Topper

Featuring a modern trellis pattern, this cotton table runner enlivens an everyday meal at home. Aquamarine Mimosa Runner ($30 at Z Gallerie)

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Bright Light

This lacquered steel pendant brightens a dark space, regardless of whether it’s switched on.

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Starburst Style

With a prismatic pattern designed by DwellStudio, this seat becomes an instant focal point. Parlour Bold Chair ($799 at CB2)

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Numbers Game

Give your front door a mid-century makeover by hanging these clay house numbers, which feature an Eames-inspired font. Eames House Numbers ($38 each at Heath Ceramics)

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Taper Holders

Available in several jewel-toned hues, these powder-coated steel candleholders can be linked together or displayed independently. Double Candleholders ($80 per pair at A + R)

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Stuffed Stools

Made of knitted panels that have been stitched together and stuffed, these cozy poufs offer a perfect perch for tired feet. Zig Zag Poufs (starting at $393 at The Future Perfect)

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Contemporary Clock

This striped cuckoo clock features a bird that pops out hourly during the day but conveniently keeps quiet at night. Arcoiris Cuckoo Clock ($365 at SFMOMA MuseumStore)

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Curtain Call

A feminine shower curtain takes a modern turn when it’s made in one of these vibrant shades. New Ruffled Shower Curtain ($125 each at India Rose)

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Color Blocking

Brightly painted drawer fronts give this low walnut dresser a cheery look. Walnut Claude Special Edition 2-Drawer Set ($1195 at Jonathan Adler)

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Stripe Type

This persimmon and cream striped rug adds instant color and pattern to hardwood floors. DwellStudio Draper Stripe 5 x 7.6 Rug in Persimmon ($250 at Velocity Art and Design)

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Pillow Punch

Just one or two of these down-filled cotton cushions brings a neutral-toned sofa to life. African Wax Pillow No. 6 ($55 at Henry Road)

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Board Talk

This sunny patterned trivet serves double-duty as a cutting board. Lotta Kuhlhorn Lindy Hop Hot Plate ($26 at Huset)

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For the Birds

Inspired by the hibiscus flower, this stoneware hummingbird feeder features a rubber stopper “stamen” in a contrasting color that attracts both feathered friends and modern-design lovers. Hummingbird Feeder ($130 each at Plastica)

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Floral Fix

Who says bed sheets have to be white? This red sheet set is printed with Marimekko’s graphic take on a floral pattern. Unikko Red Queen Sheet Set ($129 at Marimekko)

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Shade Solution

The teal drum shade on this hammered metal lamp gives it a bold, contemporary look. Teal Honeycomb Lamp ($55 at Pier 1 Imports)

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Ice Down

Made of thick acrylic, this retro-patterned ice bucket keeps cubes cool. Ice Bucket ($34 at Alice Supply Co.)

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