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baseboard
/ˈbeɪsˌbɔɹd/
noun
a long and narrow piece of wood attached to the bottom of the walls of a house
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cushion
/ˈkʊʃən/
noun
a bag made of cloth that is filled with soft material, used for leaning or sitting on
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hanging
/ˈhæŋɡɪŋ/, /ˈhæŋɪŋ/
noun
a large ornamental piece of cloth hung around and above a bed or on a wall
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decoration
/ˌdɛkɝˈeɪʃən/
noun
a thing that is added to make something look more beautiful
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knick-knack
/ˈnɪkˈnæk/
noun
a cheap and small decoration in a house
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ornament
/ˈɔɹnəmənt/
noun
something that is used to decorate a house, piece of clothing, etc.
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paint
/ˈpeɪnt/
noun
a colored liquid that you put on the surface of a wall, etc. to decorate or protect it
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picture rail
/pˈɪktʃɚ ɹˈeɪl/
noun
a long and narrow piece of wood attached horizontally to a wall, which is designed to hang pictures from
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redecoration
/ˌɹidɛkɝˈeɪʃən/
noun
the process or act of painting the walls of a building again or hanging a new paper on it
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shabby chic
/ʃˈæbi ʃˈiːk/
noun
an informal decoration style using items and pieces of furniture that look old and worn-out in a pleasant way
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wallpaper
/ˈwɔɫˌpeɪpɝ/
noun
a type of thick paper used for covering the surface of a wall or ceiling, particularly for decoration
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to decorate
/ˈdɛkɝˌeɪt/
verb
to put paint, patterns, etc. on the inside of a house or room in order to make it more beautiful
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to hang
/ˈhæŋ/
verb
to attach a painting, clock, etc. to a wall using a hook
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to ornament
/ˈɔɹnəmənt/
verb
to add decorative items to something in order to make it look more attractive
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to paint
/ˈpeɪnt/
verb
to cover a surface or object with a colored liquid, usually for decoration
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to wallpaper
/ˈwɔɫˌpeɪpɝ/
verb
to stick a thick and often decorative paper onto the wall or ceiling of a building
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to redecorate
/ɹiˈdɛkɝˌeɪt/
verb
to change the appearance of a room by applying new paint or wallpaper
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bookend
/ˈbʊkˌend/
noun
a small object, typically made of metal or wood, that is placed on either end of a row of books to keep them standing upright and prevent them from falling over
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candle
/ˈkændəɫ/
noun
a block or stick of wax with a string inside called a wick that can be lit to produce light
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wall art
/wˈɔːl ˈɑːɹt/
noun
any type of artwork, decoration or adornment that is displayed on the walls of a room or space, such as paintings, photographs, posters, tapestries, and other decorative items
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decorative hardware
/dˈɛkɹətˌɪv hˈɑːɹdwɛɹ/
noun
ornamental elements like knobs, pulls, handles, hinges, and accessories that are added to furniture, cabinetry, doors, etc. to enhance their appearance
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picture frame
/pˈɪktʃɚ fɹˈeɪm/
noun
a decorative structure that holds and displays artwork, consisting of a frame and a protective sheet of glass or plastic
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throw pillow
/θɹˈoʊ pˈɪloʊ/
noun
a small cushion that is used primarily for aesthetic purposes to add color, texture, and style to a room's décor
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vase
/ˈvɑz/, /ˈveɪs/
noun
a container used as a decoration or used for putting cut flowers in
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sculpture
/ˈskəɫptʃɝ/
noun
a solid figure or object made as a work of art by shaping and carving wood, clay, stone, etc.
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figurine
/ˌfɪɡjɝˈin/
noun
a small decorative statue or sculpture typically made from materials such as porcelain, ceramic, wood, or resin
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potted plant
/pˈɑːɾᵻd plˈænt/
noun
a plant grown in a container and used for decorative purposes in indoor spaces
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potpourri
/ˌpoʊpʊˈɹi/
noun
a mixture of fragrant ingredients, such as dried flowers, herbs, and spices, used for decorative and aromatic purposes
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wall decal
/wˈɔːl dᵻkˈæl/
noun
a vinyl or paper-based graphic design or image applied to a flat surface, commonly used for decorative purposes in a room's décor
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tapestry
/ˈtæpəstɹi/
noun
a thick piece of handwoven textile with designs or pictures on it that is used for hangings, curtains, etc.
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mobile
/ˈmoʊbiːl/
noun
a suspended decorative object that moves in response to air currents or manipulation, commonly used for visual interest and stimulation in indoor spaces
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decorative bowl
/dˈɛkɹətˌɪv bˈoʊl/
noun
a vessel, typically made of glass, ceramic, or metal, that is designed to hold small objects or to be displayed for decorative purposes
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floor lamp
/flˈoːɹ lˈæmp/
noun
a standing light fixture with a tall base and a lampshade that provides illumination in a room
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table lamp
/tˈeɪbəl lˈæmp/
noun
a small lamp designed to be placed on a table or desk, typically featuring a decorative base and a lampshade that diffuses the light
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wall clock
/wˈɔːl klˈɑːk/
noun
a timepiece designed to be mounted on a wall, typically featuring an analog or digital display and used to indicate the time
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grandfather clock
/ɡɹˈændfɑːðɚ klˈɑːk/
noun
a tall wooden case clock with a pendulum inside that stands on the floor
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grandmother clock
/ɡɹˈændmʌðɚ klˈɑːk/
noun
a freestanding, weight-driven pendulum clock that is typically smaller than a grandfather clock and stands approximately 5 to 6 feet tall
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table linen
/tˈeɪbəl lˈɪnɪn/
noun
a variety of textile materials, including tablecloths, napkins, placemats, and runners, that are used to cover and decorate a table during a meal or special occasion
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hanging basket
/hˈæŋɪŋ bˈæskɪt/
noun
a decorative container with planted flowers that is attached to a small rope or chain to enable it to stay suspended from a building or other public places
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planter
/ˈpɫæntɝ/
noun
a large decorative container that is used to grow plants in
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window box
/wˈɪndoʊ bˈɑːks/
noun
a decorative container placed outside a window in which people grow flowers and other plants
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candle holder
/kˈændəl hˈoʊldɚ/
noun
a decorative object that is designed to hold one or more candles, typically made of metal, glass, or ceramic and used to create ambient lighting in a room
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lampshade
/lˈæmpʃeɪd/
noun
a decorative cover attached to a lamp for the purpose of directing or softening its light as well as providing some protection
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full-length mirror
/fˈʊllˈɛŋθ mˈɪɹɚ/
noun
a large mirror that is typically mounted on a wall or placed on a stand, and provides a reflection of a person's entire body
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girandole
/dʒˈɜːɹɐndˌoʊl/
noun
a decorative bracket or sconce designed to hold candles or lights and often features ornate and elaborate designs with multiple arms or branches
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cheval glass
/ʃˈɛvəl ɡlˈæs/
noun
a full-length mirror that is mounted on a frame with adjustable angles so that it can be tilted to various positions for optimal viewing
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pegboard
/ˈpɛɡˌbɔɹd/
noun
a type of board made of perforated hardboard used for organizing tools and other small items
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canopy
/ˈkænəpi/
noun
a cloth covering placed or hung over something such as a bed or seat, used as a decoration or shelter
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mirror
/ˈmɪɹɝ/
noun
a flat surface made of glass that people can see themselves in
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epergne
/ˈɛpɚɡni/
noun
a decorative centerpiece consisting of a large, often multi-tiered, branching stand with bowls or dishes attached for holding fruits, flowers, or other decorative items
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string lighting
/stɹˈɪŋ lˈaɪɾɪŋ/
noun
a decorative lighting arrangement consisting of a string or series of small bulbs connected by a wire or cable
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