7 Surprisingly Sophisticated Finds From Kids' Stores
Just as high-style as “adult” versions but lower in price, these home furnishings and accessories from kids’ lines are unquestionably brilliant buys.
Land of Nod’s Mezzanine Pendant
Great for: A breakfast nook (hang a cluster of three above the table) or in a home office, right over the desk
Grownup features: With a lacquer-like exterior and reflective metallic interior, this asymmetrical pendant bounces light around the room from all angles.
To buy: $49, landofnod.com.
Pottery Barn Kids’ Delaney Rug in Gray
Great for: A bedroom or a living room
Grownup features: The plush wool pile and neutral tones create a soothing and serene environment; the handmade look makes this rug a smart pick to contrast sleek, modern furniture.
To buy: $399 (5 by 8 feet), potterybarnkids.com.
DwellStudio Kids’ Metallic Bronze Pouf
Great for: A family room or a guest room
Grownup features: Made of metallic faux leather, this handmade footrest with stitched detail features the same high-quality construction as genuine leather versions at nearly half the price. Also available in silver, white, gray, and rose.
To buy: $199, dwellstudio.com.
Pottery Barn Kids’ Oar Decor
Great for: A dining room or living room, to add 3-D texture to an art wall of black and white prints or photos
Grownup features: Bold painted patterns in bright colors give these oars a contemporary beachy vibe.
To buy: starting at $39, potterybarnkids.com.
Urban Outfitters’ 4040 Locust Beaker Sconce
Great for: A bedroom, in lieu of a table lamp on a nightstand
Grownup features: In brushed bronze with a cast iron bracket, this midcentury-style shade makes a striking wall adornment. Buy two to unify different-style bedside tables.
To buy: $79, urbanoutfitters.com.
RH Baby & Child’s Crisscross Flatweave rug
Great for: A living room or a dining room
Grownup features: With a gorgeous minimalist design, this durable, easy-to-clean, flat-weave rug makes an ideal pairing with glossy white furniture.
To buy: $499 (5 by 8 feet), rhbabyandchild.com.
Serena & Lily Kids’ Havana Stool
Great for: A corner of a sunroom or an entryway, tucked underneath a console
Grownup features: A single band of persimmon makes this stool’s coastal palette chic and sophisticated.
To buy: $98 (tall, 18" diam. x 17" ht.), serenaandlily.com.