Trendspotting: Resort-style accessories
1 Pendant light
This funky Eddy Dish pendant light can be hung in the bedroom or kitchen of any colourful cottage. Perhaps even place it in a neutral-coloured room and let the hits of yellow, green and orange pop in the space. Anthropologie, $198 US.
2 Ceramic Corset tile
This glazed ceramic Corset tile, zigzagged in three pretty colours, Toulumne Meadow, Cancun Green and Coral will make a vibrant display on the floor or for a backsplash. GreenWorks Building Supply, from $50 per sq. ft.
3 Mixing bowls
While cooking up a delicious meal for Sunday brunch or for your next outdoor garden party, use these non-slip mixing bowls. The fun colour helps to welcome in the new season. Crate and Barrel, $50 (set of 5).
4 Hand wash
This Method and Orla Kiely gel hand wash is an inexpensive luxury for a glam powder room or guest bathroom. Target Canada, $4.
Have these Woven Damask bath towels handy for visitors in your guest powder room, just like the towels that are readily available in resorts. These towels come in three vivid colours: Ocean, Cornflower Blue, Lime and Tangerine. Garnet Hill, from $17 US each.
6 Armchair slipcover
If you are feeling a bit adventurous with your home decor accessories, why not try this patterened slipcover in turquoise with lime circles. It will look great in any fun family room. Bemz, $209.
7 Nail polish
After decorating your home with spring decor accessories, pamper yourself with this bright Essie Action nail polish. Your friends will definitely wonder where you got such a lovely colour from! Shoppers Drug Mart, $10.
If you cannot make it to a resort anytime soon, why not bring the smell of the islands right into your own home. A scented candle like this one (in pineapple cilantro) will help achieve just that. Illume, $15 US.