natural wonders

It’s 95 degrees outside with humidity hovering right around 90% and yet, every retailer I see is jamming their shop full of Halloween, Thanksgiving and even Christmas decor – what. the. heck.  Every year, it seems to start earlier and earlier (and yet I don’t recall anyone selling summer goodies in February when we could really use the cheering up!) We’ve still got a ways to go down here in the south until we get a reprieve from the heat and some of my favorite things – wicker, rattan, bamboo, seagrass and brass – are what I’m feeling as we hold on to the last few weeks/months of summer.  From a giant clam bowl and my favorite bamboo flatware (both of which are on sale!!)  to the most amazing smelling candle and a jute rug that has had me all heart eyes, everything on my list is not only beautiful but adds great texture and interest! 

Giant clam bowl / Beach candle by Nest / Bamboo picture frames / Jute circles rug /

Brass anchor door knocker / South Seas Side Cart / Star fruit vases / Seagrass basket

Bamboo flatware / Bamboo vase / Straw tote / Avalon daybed / Sea sponge fingers / Rattan chair

Have a wonderful weekend!

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  1. Anne on August 12, 2016 at 5:53 pm

    Love your blog – what has been your experience with durability with the faux bamboo flatware – I love the look but fearful they will get plastick-y, chipped/faded over time? Curious – thanks!

  2. Kelly Stivers on August 12, 2016 at 6:17 pm

    Anne – So far, so good! I've used them almost every day, we've eaten with them outside and they have held up well, knock on wood! I don't put mine in the dishwasher, even though it says you can, but just to be on the safe side, I hand wash them. I know it's a pain for some, but I'm hoping it will help make them last longer. And if they don't, I won't sweat it because I got them on super sale for $25 for five place settings! I definitely recommend them, though! xx Kelly

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