Nat­u­ral se­lec­tion

Hand­made by Haligo­ni­ans us­ing sal­vaged and pure ma­te­ri­als, th­ese home ac­ces­sories boast both tex­ture and style that could com­ple­ment any room.

The Coast - Homes Halifax - - Expert Advice - BY AL­LI­SON SAUN­DERS

Large cop­per do­dec­a­he­dron, Look­ing Glass De­sign

With a love of min­i­mal­ism and geo­met­ric shapes, pho­tog­ra­pher and graphic de­signer Rachelle Paul started mak­ing ter­rar­i­ums as a side hus­tle, us­ing re­cy­cled glass from old win­dows and green­houses across the prov­ince. This light-catch­ing beauty is per­fect for pot­ting suc­cu­lents, or as its own dec­o­ra­tive piece. $100, Koko Mod Flo­ral De­sign, 158 Port­land Street, etsy.com

Con­crete planters, Con­cre­ations

Con­cre­ations’ URL de­clares that “con­crete is cool,” and th­ese lit­tle cuties are ev­i­dence of that. Though the com­pany spends most of its en­ergy mak­ing fire­places, coun­ters and pa­tios, th­ese lit­tle plant pots—pic­tured in tri­an­gle and do­dec­a­he­dron—are an easy way to work a lit­tle con­crete into your decor.

Re­claimed wood mir­rors, Wood­salt­sun

Good wood never goes out of style, which is why Wood­salt­Sun is breath­ing new life into dis­carded ma­te­ri­als, sal­vaged from barns, docks and other spots around Nova Sco­tia. An­dre Le­gault makes mir­rors (as pic­tured), pic­ture frames and coast­ers—as well as cus­tom de­signs. $70-$90, P’lovers, 1443 South Park Street and 52 Queen Street, wood­salt­sun.ca

Ce­ramic vase, Therese Bom­bardier De­signs

Be­cause im­per­fec­tions are beautiful, Therese Bom­bardier em­braces them with the hand-built ce­ramic vases in her Aurous col­lec­tion, mak­ing ev­ery piece one-of-a-kind. The stoneware’s sub­tle dis­tinc­tions are high­lighted with gold and sil­ver lus­ter so they shine even brighter. $45, Made in the Mar­itimes,5527 Young Street, and var­i­ous other lo­ca­tions, there­se­bom­bardier.com

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