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The time for spring cleaning may have past, but what about summer sprucing? It’s true: Nothing makes us more excited to open our doors and light up those paper lanterns than snagging a few new home wares to make our space bloom with new life. And if we’re being completely honest, we’ve definitely grown tired of our winter weights.
While strolling (erm, huffing and puffing) our way through the Mandeville Canyon Fire Road Trail this past weekend, we found ourselves taken with the beautiful scenery of this rad city. Granite and slate rocks, knotty woods, cool blues and verdant greens with pops of fresh color abound in our wonderful state, and we think it’s high time we inject some of nature’s beauty and zen into our living spaces.
Just in time for early summer dinner parties and casual fêtes, we’ve rounded up some of the best earthy home décor — from joyous vertical gardens to quite possibly the coolest light fixture ever created — that will bring the great outdoors in.
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