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Seven home accessories to savour this summer

Summer is all about outdoor entertaining and lounging in the sun. Give your abode a refresh with these choice items from the latest West Elm collection.
By Kristin Eliason
Seven home accessories to savour this summer

West Elm summer collection

Throw in some colour

This soft, cotton throw in a contemporary stripe is the perfect summer accessory. Wrap it around your shoulders for those cool summer nights or lay it out for your next picnic in the park.

Colour Block Stripe Picnic Throw, $49.


Sit back and relax

There’s nothing better than relaxing in a warm summer's night breeze — and this chair’s all-weather, rust-resistant frame gives you a comfortable (and stylish!) place to do it.

Huron Large Lounge Chair in Gray/Seal, $719.

Outdoor libations

This handy piece is an entertainer’s dream. No need to miss the action running back and forth from the kitchen; fill up this sturdy cart and wheel it to wherever the party is.

Jardine Bar Cart, $341.


Natural beauty

The majesty and beauty of trees is incomparable. Made from naturally fallen cypress wood, these one-of-a-kind side tables can help bring that captivating quality to any room.

Natural Tree Stump Side Table, $239.

Blue lagoon

There’s nothing more relaxing than being down by the water. The serene blue of these waterscape vases evoke that feeling, even on those busy weekends when it’s hard to get away.

Waterscape Vases, from $24.

Deck art

The hand-laid tiles on these beautiful bistro tables lend the perfect place to set your morning coffee. Or, use them indoors as a side table to bring cheerful colour to any room.

Mosaic Tiled Bistro Table Collection, $479.

Light and airy

Cottage living isn’t always outdoors. This crisp, textured quilt brings that light and airy feeling in — perfect for those rainy (or lazy) summer days.

Natalie Embroidered Quilt, from $149.



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