Wanderlust Inspired Decor for Living Room

Living Room Decor to Satisfy Your Wanderlust

Lets face it, traveling is expensive and can’t be done all the time. My question to you is: Why shouldn’t being at home feel like a vacation around the world? I’ve searched Amazon and these were my favorite wanderlust decor items for your living room space that will make you feel inspired to dream or even plan your next vacation! Click on the images below to be taken to the details page.

Throw Pillows

Pillows make any and every couch look so much cozier, wouldn’t you agree? They can even add a mood to your room all by themselves. Not only are they aesthetically pleasing but they’re functional! Here are some of my personal favorite travel themed designs I found on Amazon.

I love these Ambesonne cushion covers. The modern, sleek design is eye catching and captivating. They are waterproof and machine washable. Best of all, there are no dyes in this design making it safe for the entire family!

This classic VDub artwork will have you and your guests California dreaming. Be whisked away to the retro Cali vibe with these dreamy colors and clear message of adventure. This cotton and polyester blend is machine washable. It also has a concealed zipper which gives it a clean look.

This four pack is one of my personal fave pillow sets. The delicate colors with the whimsical designs are impactful. Throw in that motivational message and this collection will spark and satisfy your wanderlust. With over 1,300 reviews and an almost perfect 5 out of 5 star rating you know you’re purchasing quality along with charm.

This polyester black pillow is simple and the message is clear. Perfect for the enthusiastic outdoors lover.

One of the most well known quotes in the travel community displayed prominently on your couch. Presenting a bold truth wrapped up in pretty colors you will always be reminded of who you are and how your passion does have a foundation. We’re not lost, we’re wandering to find ourselves.

Lets Talk Walls

In a moment of absolute truth, wall decor options are absolutely endless. Framed pictures, canvas and wall stickers are just a few options for decorating your walls. There is a plethora of wall art to choose from on Amazon but the below are some that really stood out to me.

This unique, colorful and fun piece is made from MDF wood fiberboard. It hangs securely from the twine strap that doubles as an artistic element.

Vintage is trendy! The above piece is a handmade print from California. It’s subtle colors and clear message are a fun and elegant way to bring some wanderlust into your space.

This is definitely one of my all time favorites! This XL sized scratch off map lets you keep track of where you’ve been while displaying your adventures on the wall for all to see! It’s great for families and adults who want a visual of all the places they’ve traveled. On the bottom portion of the map you will see flags from different countries you can scratch off too. This purchase also comes with a lifetime guarantee which makes it a great buy!

This wall decal will not only satisfy your wanderlust but also ignite it! It comes in a variety of colors and sizes to match any size room.

Lets take another stop along Vintage Avenue. I’m in love with this enameled, street sign inspired piece! This playful sign comes ready to hang.

This beautiful Boho inspired wall tapestry measures 60″x60″ and makes for the perfect statement piece in your living space. Each country displaying an intricate floral design of vibrant colors.

This 6″x6″ art box sign has a fulfilling message: “Let Your Heart Be Your Compass”. It’s hand-strung arrows and heart create a rustic and outdoorsy feel. This piece can easily be hung on a wall or displayed on a shelf.

This hanging metal decor may be small but it’s straightforward. It measures 6″x12.5″ and is cut from steel. You can hang it as is or paint it your favorite color.

This massive work of art is sure to be a focal point of a room any size. This 5 piece panel set measures 30″x70″ and is printed on a cotton canvas (wrapped around a wooden frame) so you can easily mark your travels using push pins on this item. It comes in a variety of colors (ranging from vibrant to subdued) and is made in the U.S.

Knick Knacks and Such

Novelty items are a great way to bring some quirkiness to any space! They’re often the eye-catching thing everyone wants to talk about while visiting. The items below are some of the unique, wanderlust inspired shelf items I love!

This cute little suitcase is more of a display item than an actual bank (although it can still be used as a bank!). It measures 8.5″x6″ and is made of wood. It is vintage and wholesome, yet creative!

This classic style box sign measures 10″x6″ and is made with high quality wood. It’s the perfect item to stand on a shelf or countertop when you need an uplifting message.

These natural, Eco-friendly, absorbent coasters display the 7 wonders of the world in a simple and intriguing pattern. Machu Picchu, Christ the Redeemer and the Taj Mahal are just some of the beautiful places you’ll find on these cork coasters.

Bring in the Deco style with this globe. Secured in a marble base, it’s dimensions are 7x7x11″. Satisfy your wanderlust and your curiosity to discover when you admire this globe on any shelf or table.

Anyone who knows me knows that I have a love of globes! I love how they inspire my desire to discover. This chalk globe was just too good not to add (although we already have the gorgeous white Deco globe!). It’s 8 inches in diameter and allows you to personalize your world and put it on display for all to see! Keep track of the places you’ve been or the places you’re going with this interactive chalk globe!

These non-skid book ends come with padded bases so you don’t have to worry about that collection of travel books going anywhere! Revisit your favorite trip to London with each look or be inspired to keep working toward the goal of visiting the bustling city that so many have on their bucket list.

How extraordinary is this whiskey decanter? This is definitely a conversational item. This hand blown glass has a ship etched into it to communicate the love of travel of the owner. Have you noticed the glasses? They display a map of the world. Even if whiskey isn’t your thing, this item can be used at parties and events with juice, lemonades, water etc.

Blankets and Throws

Every living room needs a good blanket (or 2, or 87…). These blankets are not only fire for your inner traveler but will keep you warm on those cold nights in between your trips!

Displaying a world map from the 1720s, this vintage style microfiber blanket will keep you cozy and travel focused. Study the map and see how things have changed around the area you live or have traveled to! This cover is made from polyester and measures 50″x30″.

Paris is always a good idea! This classic Audrey Hepburn statement rings true for blankets too! Cuddle up with the Eiffel Tower and be whisked away into fantasy land dreaming of Paris. This plush throw measures 50″x60″.

Can we really get anymore British than this? The British flag is one of the most recognizable flags in the world and now it’s time you wrap yourself up in one! This beauty is made of soft flannel and measures 60″x78″.

Curtains for Certain

How about bringing in an element of your passion for the world through the windows?

This fun and bright design will satisfy your craving for wanderlust daily! With all the world’s most iconic landmarks across the bottom you can let your imagination run free.

Take a trip to vintage New York City with every close of your curtains! This classic picture of the East Hudson River is sure to inspire.

Enjoy the landmarks of Italy with these beautifully sketched curtains. Machine washable, subtle presence and the high quality feel of these curtains makes them worth every penny.

There are so many awesome finds on Amazon that will bring subtle yet bold statements to your living room that express your love of travel! What goodies have you found while searching for decor to satisfy your wanderlust?



34 thoughts on “Living Room Decor to Satisfy Your Wanderlust

    1. I want a HUGE globe one day, like the size of me lol glad to know I’m not the only globe lover! The coasters are so cute. I love them and think I will be ordering them too. I like that they’re from a variety of places.

    1. Thank you 🙂 I LOVE the map too. I find it so motivational to keep saving for travel to be able to scratch more places off.

  1. Omg! It’s like a living room I dream to have! I really dream to have the map to pin our trips and globes for displays! I’ve been wanting to collect airplanes whom we were able to ride! I love the fund box it will be perfect for our money collection! My favorite the black and gold map and the box fund! Thank you.

    1. My dream living room too!! I’m in the process of ordering some items already lol! I love having a physical piece to keep track of our travels.

  2. I really want a globe, just need to find the right one. Those throw pillows though! Yes!! Still not sure about the scratch map. For me I’m worried it will make me sadder about the places I haven’t yet seen. Maybe I’ll get one in a few years

    1. I totally get that thought process! Seeing it unscratched might be a little saddening but would be awesome motivation to keep saving money up for the next trip!

  3. That whiskey decanter wins hands down. Show off your travel memorabilia and get drunk at the same time. Such a shame I don’t like whiskey. Some well researched and great items here.

    1. Isn’t that the best?! LOL! I love your vision John. Well, just your luck I love whiskey so how about you come over with your drink of choice and I’ll use the decanter while we drink and exchange stories of our adventures. Thanks so much John, I appreciate that.

    1. Thanks so much guys! I have a few things on the way myself as I fell in love while researching for this article.

  4. Great idea. I love buying bits and pieces when travelling to display at home and this takes it a step further. I am so going to get one of those scratch off maps!

    1. They are so neat! I love buying stuff while traveling too – when they’re displayed they are usually great conversation starters and also just great to remember something every time you look at it.

  5. This is one of my favourite posts I’ve seen in a WHILE! I just came back from a month of travel (not long enough) and it’s really hard to adjust to being back. Making changes like these would definitely keep the spirit alive! Thanks for this

    1. I am truly honored Sugi! Thank you! I hear ya there – is it ever really long enough? I hope you adjust well and are already planning your next vacation!

  6. We have the same idea Elisa! Most of the decor in my home is related to travel. I have globe, the map (where we put pins on the places we visited) & a custom made frames for some of my favourite cities in EU!

    1. I love it Jane! You have to be around the things you’re passionate about…and being around anything travel related makes us gypsies happy whether we’re able to be traveling or not.

  7. So many wonderful ideas!! This gets me excited to decorate. I actually have a scratch off map as well, they’re so fun. Thank you for the post!!

    1. Thank you Annelise! I did get a bit excited myself while making this article and have decided to redecorate a few areas.

  8. You’ve included some great items in this post, ideal items for all those wanderlusters out there.

  9. You make me want to get back into decorating my house. We moved in a year ago and so far to go until it feels fully like home! My illness and a string of illnesses in my family put a spanner in the work!

    Thank you for sharing!

    1. I hope everyone is feeling better and up to the making a house your home vibe. Wish you all the best Nyxie.

  10. I love all these pieces! The wall art items are amazing – such a great way to brighten up the lounge! The coasters are adorable too!xxx

  11. I really need to get myself one of those scratch off wall maps! It’ll be so beautiful to look at, even when it’s not fully done!

    – Laura // afinnontheloose.com

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