8 Ways to Bring Nature Indoors

Add life to any space using elements found in nature: wood, cork, leaves, hemp, and even marble.


Salad Bowl With Cork Base


Showcase a colorful summer salad in this glass footed bowl that's traditional, but with a natural twist. The cork on the base makes it less formal, while the glass and platinum band is an elegant accent. 

To buy: $65, jungleeny.com.

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Customizable Rectangular Hardwood Cutting Board


Ditch your plain cutting board for this geometric-patterned one. Choose from maple, walnut, or beech and customize it for free with a name and date. Who knew chopping could be so fun?

To buy: $54, aheirloom.com.

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Bambu Hemp Denim Tea Towel


Clean up even the biggest of messes with this durable indigo dishtowel that's made of organic cotton and hemp. And when you're done with it, just toss it in the wash with the rest of your laundry.

To buy: $15, amazon.com.

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Teak 3-Piece Salt & Pepper Holder


Tired of the usual salt and pepper mills? Against the rich-looking teak wood, your go-to spices will sit pretty and at the ready on your kitchen counter. The holder also comes with a pair of spoons for easy use.

To buy: $29, wayfair.com.

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Soapstone & Copper Covered Pot


This soapstone pot features beautiful copper handles, but you don’t have to worry about wear and tear since the material simply gets better with age. Take it straight from the oven to the table without having to dirty another dish.

To buy: $90 (small), store.uncommongoods.com.

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Threshold Starburst Reclaimed Mirror


Add dimension to a wall with this budget-friendly, gray-washed wood mirror. Incorporate it into an existing gallery wall for extra visual interest or hang it at eye level for a quick touch-up before heading out the door.

To buy: $20, target.com.

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Jute Kerala Round Rug in Gray


Set this super-durable rug in any high traffic area, like your foyer or beneath the breakfast table. Instead of the classic sandy color, this jute rug in dark charcoal will elevate any room that needs sprucing up.

To buy: From $219 (6 feet), amazon.com.

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French Kitchen Marble Utensil Holder


Can’t afford those marble countertops you love? Add this beautiful utensil crock to your kitchen for a more affordable option. The container complements nearly all kitchen styles and is large enough to hold most of your everyday cooking tools.

To buy: $25, crateandbarrel.com.

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