14 Fresh Ways to Lighten Up Your Home for Summer
Get ready for sunny days and luxurious, lazy nights with colorful items for every room in your house.
May 24, 2012
"The salad spinner is the best invention since salad! This one is beautifully constructed with a base that can double as a serving bowl." — Oprah
$20 for small, $25 for large
Anybody can send roses—thank your host with this Dwarf Clementine mandarin orange tree instead. It arrives tangy, tart, and ready for planting.
$40 for 3-year-old tree | FourWindsGrowers.com
Feast your eyes on this deliciously fresh stainless steel flatware; the polyresin handles come in 28 colors.
$57.50 | lekkerhome.com
"Create a table that knows how to have a good time with these colorful polka-dot napkins and coordinated platter." — Oprah
$70 for platter and $26 for set of four napkins | sallyrussellstudio.com
"I'm always on the lookout for a user-friendly camera. This pocket-size
model has a three-inch LCD screen, 10x zoom, and one-button video
$180 | GetOlympus.com
High-carbon steel blades in vivid colors are a sharp addition to the counter.
$95 | BroadwayPanhandler.com
Equally suited to beach or after-tub shimmy, these super absorbent cotton towels are handwoven with the same ancient method used to make those at the famous Turkish baths centuries ago.
Next time she wants to serve tea for two, this porcelain pot with side-by-side spouts will be twice as nice.
$100 | marladawnhome.com
These Italian glass tumblers in gorgeous jewel tones feel utterly luxurious in your hand.
$99 for set of six | silverandcrystalgallery.com
This carafe/pitcher looks beautiful whether filled with ice water or fresh flowers.
$245 | PlantationDesign.com
Each cotton pillow offers a world of comfort with designs
hand-block-printed in Rajasthan, India, and suede edging added in New
$350 each at ABC Carpet & Home, NYC |
Nothing says summer is right around the corner like seersucker. These colorful napkins are perfect for a casual backyard brunch.
$72 for set of four | KimSeybert.com
Printed from Oprah.com on Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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