10 Ways to Bring on Summer in the Home

Jute and natural fibers add an instant, breezy coastal vibe.

  • Category
    Interiors, Style + Shop
  • Written by
    Jennie Nunn
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    The water repellent braided jute floor cushion

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

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Thinking Global

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

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Force of Nature

Rara jute pendant, $268

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Say Cheers

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

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Flower Shop

Jute rope+cane wicker vase, $90

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Nature Reserve

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

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Back To Nature

Arnav woven jute pillow, $128

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Globe Trotting

Round woven medallion jute area rug, $169.99

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In Knots

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

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Natural Resources

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

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