Paradies tree

10 Ways to Bring on Summer in the Home

Culled from jute plants mostly found in Asia and parts of Africa, jute is known as a hefty, durable fiber that’s woven into coarse threads for area rugs, baskets, and even lamp shades. It’s also a quick and easy design solution to add an earthy, coastal-inspired vibe to the living room, guest room, and patio. Here’s 10 ways to get the look.

Textural Element

Handwoven Palma jute rug, from $78

Photo Courtesy of Anthropologie

Thinking Global 

The Salma nesting basket set is handwoven by Fair Trade artisans in Bangladesh, $68 for set of four

Photo Courtesy of Meridian

Force of Nature 

Rara jute pendant, $268

Photo Courtesy of Anthropologie

Say Cheers

The Devi coaster set is made of seagrass and jute and ethically-made in Bangladesh, $32 for set of four

Photo Courtesy of Meridian

Flower Shop

Jute rope+cane wicker vase, $90

Photo Courtesy of Anaya Home

Nature Reserve

Nahara 18-by-18-inch natural pouf, $189

Photo Courtesy of Crate & Barrel

Back To Nature

Arnav woven jute pillow, $128

Photo Courtesy of Anthropologie

Globe Trotting

Round woven medallion jute area rug, $169.99

Photo Courtesy of Cost Plus World Market

In Knots

Blake natural handwoven jute rug, $329 for 5-by-8-foot size

Photo Courtesy of CB2

Natural Resources

The water repellent braided jute floor cushion is intended for both indoor and outdoor use, $89.95

Photo Courtesy of CB2

Share Story

Related Articles