BUZZY BABY BLANKET
Recently, on social media, images of bees falling asleep inside flowers have been trending. Ingenious! One up them with images of a baby sleeping in a cozy bee-themed blanket. Kate Marker Home has gorgeous collections of curated home goods and gifts – and more bees too.
OCEANS, OLIVES, & BUTTERCUPS
The scent experts at LAFCO always seem to capture the essence of Mother Nature, not just the scents but color-scheme as well. These glass diffusers offer muted hues of ocean, olives, and delicate Buttercup flowers. Info: lafco.com
Beach House Art is exactly what it sounds like, but the brand’s range of artistic offerings is unmatched. Beyond being a great resource for beach and lake-inspired art, these folks merge the classic themes with a bit of maritime whimsy like these Walking Herons. Info: beachhouseart.co.uk
LIME AND MINT MAGIC
Of course, making a mojito from scratch is fabulous and refreshing, but having a bottle or two of this Coppa ready-to-drink is just the thing when friends show up unannounced. It’s vibrant and refreshing, with notes of freshness throughout.
These beautiful earrings are made from upcycled buffalo bone—a traditional material in India, where these are handmade. The artisans at Ten Thousand Villages harvest bone from animals who have died naturally, to make the most of its sacred gifts.
HONEY IN THE AIR
Experience the soothing scent of honey, lingering in the air. These hand-poured, small-batch candles use body-safe fragrance oils infused with natural essential oils, and each burn for 50 hours.
BIRDS OF NOTE
The bold colors of The Birds of the World Greeting Card Assortment from Galison are rivaled only by its extraordinary detail. These are made from photographs of Colombian artist, Diana Beltran Herrera’s aviary paper sculptures.
BERRY & FLORAL
The mixed-print inspiration for Juliska’s Berry & Thread Floral Sketch pattern comes from some of nature’s more delicate beauties—jasmine, cherry blossom, camellia, and wisteria flowers. These pieces are seasonless, pairing beautifully with mossy fall tablescapes. Info: juliska.com
Manuka honey is a super-star among Mother’s Nature’s beauty contributions. ManukaRx offers a line of brightening products, and this little tub is a time machine, helping to reduce hyperpigmentation and create a glow on your skin.
KEEP IT SIMPLE
In a chaotic world, sometimes simplicity is best. This Palm Leaf Laundry Basket from Ten Thousand Villages is certainly great for laundry, but it just might be the perfect solution for recycling, or as a mud room catch-all.
ELEGANT TEA TOWELS
I’ve been a fan of Darzzi tea towels for a few years. I adore all the themes and patterns, which make it easy to match the towel to anyone’s décor. They’re also perfect paired with wine or a candle, as a hostess gift. Info: drazzi.com
FLY FISHING PATIENCE
One of nature’s lessons is patience, and this is especially true with fly fishing. This Olive & Cocoa gift box comes with a lovely book, The History of Fly Fishing, along with a handsome fish-shaped corkscrew and bottle opener tool.