A trip to the outdoors can offer the ultimate in relaxation. Taking in the beauty of nature will help you feel rejuvenated, reduce stress and depression, as well as give you a new outlook on life. So, why not incorporate these same elements into your home décor?

People spend hours searching for the right home theme. However, you don’t need to spend too much time to make your home more appealing. You may just need a few quick changes to incorporate Mother Nature’s best aspects into your day. These tips can help you bring the perfect amount of natural flair to your home.

* Make citrus the centerpiece. You are having difficulty finding the perfect centerpiece for your dining table or coffee table. A natural-inspired look is to arrange whole fruits in a container or basket. It’s a quick and easy way to add color and personality. It’s not going to last forever. Citrus can be stored in a cool area for up to 2 weeks.

* Set a mood. A warm, welcoming glow from candles can bring comfort and calm to any space. You can make your own candle holders using citrus as a modern decorating tip. You can simply cut out a space that is large enough for a tealight candles in half of a grapefruit, or an orange. The combination of wax and citrus is refreshing and soothing.

* Utilize the beauty of flowers with a new twist. Flowers can add a touch of color to your décor and even boost your mood. You can mix large-headed flowers like sunflowers or dahlias with smaller blooms. Try adding fun textures such as delphiniums or belles in Ireland to mix with softer flowers like sweetpeas and lisianthus. A great way to make an arrangement stand out is to place citrus fruits in a clear vase to fill the space around your favorite flowers.

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