They say opposites attract but we bet you can name at least a few major things you and your significant other share in common. For starters, you probably moved beyond the first date because you both love doing certain things together. If you live in the same apartment, this similarity is even more obvious. On nights when you order Chinese take-out, what's the one hobby that you both bond over?
That might be the key to choosing decor items you both love. Compromise works perfectly well when it comes to choosing what to keep and what to toss but purchasing new items can be trickier. When choosing new decor objects, think outside the box and reach for fun accents that show off your personalities. Do you both love math? Typography? Animals? Here are a few unique, standout accents that you can both agree on:
If cuddling on a sofa with your respective dog-eared novel sounds like an ideal night in, these word-friendly items are perfect for you. The bookworm couple will surely appreciate sipping coffee together in word search mugs. You can tell each other what time it is by checking your literary genius clock. Your friends might not understand, but you two will.
For a couple with a shared sense of wanderlust, these items will keep the theme of travel alive all year long. Your guests will surely guess that you love visiting new places based on this pillow and duvet cover. If that's not indication enough, we love the idea of using this map cork board to pin postcards and other memorabilia from past trips.
Profess your common love of animals with these eye-catching and silly accents. Who could resist a pug pillow? If you want something a little less overstated, try these animal dishes for your next get-together. You will have solved at least one decor dilemma: now you bot agree on what your dishes should look like.
Music has the power to bring together huge crowds of strangers and the effect is no less strong when it comes to uniting couples. For the especially music-savvy lovebirds, these items are essential. Why have a normal storage bin or paperweight when you can buy one that shows your love of good tunes?
Do you both love a great wave almost as much as each other? You will both want these items in your space, then. They're just the right touches to tell any visitors that you never stray far from a body of water.
If you're the type of couple that can't stand when your friends send ill-designed holiday cards (who did the kerning on that Merry Christmas banner? you might ask), show off your typography love with these items. We especially love this adorable matchbox. On the other side it says 'OUI.' And don't worry — the font stays consistent.
You're the two smart ones that everyone goes to when they need a question answered but don't want to use a calculator. Show off that math prowess with these fun items. These charming math glasses are perfect for math-centric celebrations. If you just want to share some casual beers, this pi opener does the trick.
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