Minecraft is a huge sandbox game, with a lot of things to experience. One of the most common activities that all players do is base building. Overall, the hardest part of building a base is interior decorations, as there are just so many types of block to choose from. In this article, Gurugamer is going to showcase the top 8 best Minecraft blocks for interior decoration.

1. Glazed Terracotta

Glazed terracotta is a vibrant solid block that comes in the 16 regular dye colors, obtained by smelting colored terracotta. They are the intended "decorative blocks" in Minecraft.

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The 16 types of Grazed Terracotta

Players can get Glazed Terracotta can be obtained by smelting any Dyed terracotta. Expert-level stone mason villagers sell 1 glazed terracotta for an emerald as part of their trades.

2. Deepslate Bricks

This is a new block added to the game as part of the Caves and Cliffs update. It can be crafted with normal Deepslate blocks.

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Deepslate Bricks

Overall, its particular texture is great for castle and fortress builds. Coincidentally, Deepslate brick is also one of the strongest blocks in the game and is very slow to mine. Players can't even increase their mining speed with a beacon.

3. Gilded Blackstone

This is another rare block that is suitable for castle builds. Gilded Blackstone has a unique texture, black in color with gold accents in the form of veins. They generate as part of bastion remnants and can usually be found beneath bastion chests.

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Gilded Blackstone

The black and gold combination is fairly unique and can give your base a shiny, evil vibe. It is hard to get a lot of these blocks, however.

4. Amethyst

A block of amethyst is a decorative block crafted from four amethyst shards. It was added as part of the Caves and Cliffs update and can be naturally found in Amethyst Geodes.

Amethyst Geode

Overall, amethyst is great for floor decoration, as they give out chimes sound whenever players walk on them. Their purple color is suitable for a lot of builds.

5. Copper

Copper is another newly added block in the Caves and Cliffs update. It has the unique properties of changing color over time. Over the course of a few in-game days, it would oxidize and turns green, which gives players' buildings a more dynamic appearance.

Minecraft Copper

6. Crying Obsidian/Obsidian

Obsidian is amongst the most durable blocks in Minecraft, which makes it great for building structures. The rarer version, Crying Obsidian, comes with a special luminous effect that creates purple droplets when placed. Overall, it is one of the few blocks in the game with particle effect and is excellent for decoration.

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Crying Obsidian

7. Reinforced Deepslate

Reinforced deepslate is a tough decorative block that spawns in ancient cities. This is the newest and strongest block that players can get for decoration. Similar to the previously mentioned Deepslate bricks, players can also use this block in castle or any type of medieval builds.

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Reinforced Deepslate

8. Redstone

A block of redstone is a mineral block equivalent to nine redstone dust. It acts as a permanently powered redstone power source that can be pushed by pistons. It has a deep red color and can be useful in decorations.

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9. Carpets

Carpet can be crafted pretty easily from wool. Players can find them generated naturally in Village, Mansions, Ancient Cities and Igloos. They are also considered partial blocks, which also trigger the height mechanic of slabs to prevent mobs from spawning.

Carpet is a great block for decoration as well.

10. Glass blocks

Mobs can’t spawn on transparent blocks such as glass. Therefore, placing them as decorations in your garden or the base's vicinity is a great way to prevent mobs from ruining your day. The best part is that they look very natural, unlike torches and other light sources.

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Transparent Blocks can make your base look more natural.

The player and any other mob outside the block can easily walk and jump on top of them, however.

11. Honeycombs

Honeycombs are usually used to duplicate bee hives. Four honeycombs can be crafted into a honeycomb block, which is mainly used for decoration. Additionally, honeycombs can also be used to make candles and to preserve copper blocks from (further) oxidation.

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12. Shroomlights

Shroomlights are light-emitting blocks that generate in huge fungi. Both crimson and warped huge fungi can generate shroomlights near the top.

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They provide a light level of 15, the highest level in the game. Overall, players can use this block for base decoration.

13. Glowstone

Glowstone is a light-emitting block that occurs in branching structures, found hanging from ceilings and overhangs in the Nether. Similar to Shroomlights, Glowstone blocks emit a light level of 15, the brightest possible light level in the game.


They can be used to craft respawn anchors and redstone lamps. Although glowstone can only be found in block form in the Nether, all renewable ways of obtaining glowstone are accessed through the Overworld.

Players can create a witch farm to get glowstone dust, which can be crafted into glowstone blocks.

14. Emerald

Emeralds are the main currency for trading with Minecraft villagers, where you can purchase rare items and useful materials. Because of their monetary value, Emerald mine is really rare in the overworld.

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Emerald can be crafted into blocks.

Players can combine 9 pieces of emerald into a block, which can be used for storage and decoration.

15. Ancient Debris

Ancient debris is the main source of Netherite in the Minecraft world. It is a rare blast-resistant block found in the Nether that can be smelted into Netherite Scraps, which is a crucial material to create Netherite weapons. They can be looted from chests in Bastion Remnants or mined at y-level 15-21. You will need a diamond pickaxe to mine this ore successfully.

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Ancient Debris is the main component to create the most powerful tier of gears.

Its high blast resistance makes it immune to normal explosions. In item form, it floats on lava and cannot be burned by any form of fire. Because of this block's highly durable nature, players usually use TNT to mine it.

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