Fresh and bright design discoveries announce the season as surely as the arrival of seasonal flowers — and we’ve found some of those, too. We celebrate the natural world’s influence on everything from home decor and tableware to children’s clothing, because Mother Nature knows a thing or two about coordinating colors and textures, not to mention creature comforts.
The texture of African tallgrass, the blue-greens of the Indian Ocean and Mombasa’s sugary beaches fill interior designer Sarah Lambert’s happy memories of a family vacation to Kenya — and this palette for finishes and decor available from Lambert Home.
Earth, Wind and Fire join Light and Wood among the scents in the Elements candle collection. We are drawn to the lightly botanical Air in its sky-blue bubble glass container, $36, Sugarboo & Co.
Gently scented and moisturizing, Ro’s Argan vegan soap is filled with rose oil and glycerin, $15.95/3.5-ounce slice. Figs and Leaves is equally gentle but lathers up for cleansing, $7.95/3.5-ounce slice, Lush.
Two-piece Angel Dear outfits in soft gauzy cotton include sunsuits and rompers in sizes newborn to 12 months. The Marigold Garden pinafore and bloomer, $45, makes us wish we could wear it, Spruce Home + Closet.
Citrus glass chargers, salad plates and bowls are clearly refreshing in lemon, lime, pink grapefruit and orange hues, $49.95-$67.95/sets of four. Individual chargers, $16 each, Williams Sonoma.
Blooms that are notoriously short-lived make winning faux flowers. Ranunculus is a dramatic case in point, $28 for a three-stem bundle; Petra vase, $58, Sally Lynn Home.
Anthropologie Southlake Town Square, 266 Grand Ave., 817-310-6404, anthropologie.comLambert Home 2787 E. Southlake Blvd., 817-251-0303, lamberthome.comLush Southlake Town Square, 1431 Main St., 817-329-6087, lushusa.comSally Lynn Home The Shops of Southlake, 1465 E. Southlake Blvd., 817-442-0186, sallylynnhome.comSugarboo & Co. Southlake Town Square, 1418 Main St., 817-912-1492, sugarbooandco.comSpruce Home + Closet Park Village, 1161 E. Southlake Blvd., 817-880-2580 Williams Sonoma Southlake Town Square, 172 State St., 817-416-5932, williams-sonoma.com