embracing nature… an organic approach

We love the natural, organic appeal of bringing a little of nature indoors. We love the blurring of the lines, the unique aesthetic, and the sense of beauty and harmony it creates. You don’t have to create an indoor oasis, even the smallest touches can help bring the beauty nature into your interiors. It can be as simple as organic bedding, adding a bubbling fountain to your home office, or displaying a few river stones in a glass hurricane. The trick is to bring a bit of nature into every space of your home, and to embrace it.

Start by choosing elements that make you feel good, and at peace. If you’re drawn to sea grass and rough-hewn woods, then those should be your choices. You may prefer the cool look of dark slate. Use what you love.

The fastest way to introduce nature to your home? Plants and flowers. Even if you’re not a green thumb, a few cut flowers in an attractive vase can bring warmth and beauty inside. Try a terrarium for easy care greenery, or even go an aerium for plants that require almost no attention at all. Plants and flowers instantly cheer up any room.

Wood is perhaps the easiest way to bring major organic elements to your décor. It can be polished smooth and glossy, or left rough and untreated. Wood is versatile and its natural colors, grain and imperfections make it an easy choice. Opt for unpainted furniture, carved bowls, or reclaimed wood pieces that tell a story of their past life.

Look for rugs made from natural fibers like jute, hemp or sea grass. The color and texture are unmistakably organic in feel. Nature is rarely perfect, but there’s a quiet balance, a sense of calm, and almost a celebration of natural, unplanned beauty. Embrace contrasting colors and textures, look for hand-crafted items, and seek out things that make you feel good when you look at them.

Embracing nature in your décor isn’t just about looks, it’s also about smart, sustainable choices. Organic cotton bedding may look exactly the same as cheaper, conventional cottons. The difference is in what you know, how you feel about your space, and the impact you are choosing to have on the planet. You don’t need to go all out and replace everything in your home with all-natural, all-sustainable, all-organic items. We’d never suggest that.

We would suggest that over time, with each new choice, each new addition to your home, that choosing to decorate with nature, and for nature, will yield a home that is not only stylish, but also uniquely you, and undeniably sustainable.

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