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All is calm

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In a world that’s increasing­ly chaotic, we’re looking to create serene spaces complete with cocooning comforts, handmade elements and natural hues. The result is a space that’s organic, welcoming and relaxed.

Lazy days

Kick back in the sunshine on this long, curvaceous day bed. The luxurious Solaris Day Bed features a black cushion with two head rolls and a sturdy acacia timber frame that’s hard-wearing and sustainabl­y sourced. It’s $1299. earlysettl­er.com.au

Flight centre

Feather your nest with these cushions featuring the work of Australian artist Trudy Rice. The Cheeky Cockatoo in the Greenery cushion ($85) is made from a linen and cotton blend, and is part of a bold new homewares collection. trudyricec­ollection.com

Art of stone

Wrap your hands around the tactile artistry of a handmade stoneware keepcup. The Liquorice Moon reusable coffee cups are handcrafte­d on a pottery wheel, fired three times and finished in a variety of glazes. $39.95 each. liquoricem­oonstudios.com

Light your fire

The enticing curves and jewel-like hues of these glass candle holders will add a touch of elegance to your earthy-organic decor. The Volute candle holders come in four different colours. They’re $79 each (candles sold separately). maisonbalz­ac.com

Treasure chest

Natural, handmade beauty brings warmth and interest to a home. This Day and Night storage box is a shining example with its multi-tone bone design and brass inlay. The bone is sourced sustainabl­y and cruelty free, and the box is crafted by Fair Trade artisans in India. It’s $59.50. aksahomede­cor.com

Tropical touch

Bring a bold look to your outdoor retreat with the Kala Outdoor Melon Sunlounge cover. Tones of midnight blue and burnt-orange make it an eyecatchin­g place to unwind. Priced at $179 (filling not included). domayne.com.au

Earth calling

You’ll find it hard to resist the raw, natural form and texture of these handmade ceramic pieces. The Woodfolk noodle bowls, made from ceramic stoneware and finished with a non-toxic glaze, come in three different finishes. $65 each. thefinders­keepersmar­ket place.com

Growth spurt

Create a calming indoor oasis with the lush foliage and sculptural beauty of plants. In Plantopedi­a ($59.99), Lauren Camilleri and Sophia Kaplan profile more than 130 indoor plants and provide informatio­n to ensure they will thrive. simonandsc­huster.com.au

Forest edge

Mark Tuckey has designed a selection of bath towels in a palette inspired by the natural world. The organic cotton bath towel in Deep Forest is $59.99. adairs.com.au

Bloom bright

The carefree serenity of this linen throw will give your bedroom fresh appeal. The Poppy light-blue throw features an original artwork printed on linen and finished with a tassel trim. Measuring L200cm x W140cm, it’s $475. bonnieandn­eil.com.au

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