Outdoor Elements

Cherry orchards, trillium, sand, and seaglass ... here, more from Michigan’s treasure chest of home accents


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FRUIT: BOTANICAL CHERRY STUDY One of the state’s favorite crops goes vintage in this delicate, color illustration (giclée on paper) from the early 1800s, $179, Ethan Allen, metro Detroit locations, ethanallen.com.

PATTERNS: SHIP TO SHORE FABRICS feature Great Lakes elements,  including Roped In Blue, $29.99/yd.; Aviary, $36.99/yd.; and Ahmar, Nate Berkus Seaport, $29.99/yd., metro Detroit Calico Corners, calicocorners.com.

DUNES: VINTAGE-INSPIRED SOFA The serenity of a warm and cozy sand dune blends with a chic, uptown spirit of retro design, including a ribbed fabric, $1,899, Arhaus, Ann Arbor and Troy, arhaus.com.

SAND: TIME-OUT STOOL This 14-inch-high seat is filled with sand to time approximately five minutes, so kids know exactly when their time-out has expired (also in white), $99, wisteria.com.

FLOWERS: MICHIGAN TRILLIUM LUTEUM TILE Artist Cheryl English captures trillium beauty in tiles, $25, Black Cat Pottery, Detroit, (note: English will host Native Gardening event, Aug. 17,  blackcatpottery.blogspot.com/).

SEAGLASS: BOTTLE UP SOME MICHIGAN In the early 19th century, glass demijohns were used to transport liquor across county lines. This seaglass demijohn seems a relic from then, modernized for a contemporary kitchen, mantel, etc., in a brilliant hue, $159, Arhaus, Ann Arbor and Troy, arhaus.com

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