Carole Sloan -- Casual Living, September 1, 2009
Exotic offerings fused with flavors of the Orient flourish into a garden of earthly delights this season. Along the enticing pathways expect to encounter a sea of spicy tones, shell adornments, Chippendale-inspired designs and sacred deities beckoning for a total reconnection with nature.
Made from harvested ash and weatherproof fabric, the Cee Chair exudes a relaxed, casual vibe from Two Hills.
From Acacia Home & Garden, Chippendale-inspired design finds harmony in pattern and silhouette on the Haiku armchair, swathed in a Poppy red hue.
Capiz discs and shell beads cascade from a bar of coconut wood on Seashore Waves from Woodstock Chimes.
Emissary's Chippendale wrought iron screen exudes exotic chinoiserie flavor in a sultry wash of red.
Soothing sounds of trickling water help to restore mind, body and soul on the Buddha tabletop water fountain from Alpine Corporation.
Creating a warm glow, the Cedar Run floor lamp from Shady Lady Lighting utilizes a loose gap-woven construction, made of Viro wicker.
The Ginkgo outdoor wall decor from Palecek features hand-formed leaves with vein detail. Finished in green with a gray wash, the piece can be hung vertically or horizontally.
Made of recycled glass, the Mini-Blossom Grand chandelier hummingbird feeder from Parasol holds 24 ounces of nectar and features a spicy flame red hue.
From the Renaissance Braided-Texture Collection, the indoor-outdoor Surged Border rug from Colonial Mills is made of recycled Sunbrella acrylic.
An abstract interpretation of peacock feathers is artfully displayed on the Peacock Print Punch pillow from Ryan Studio, spotlighting vibrant splashes of color.