Guest post by Sarah Thompson Ah, the water. Whether you live by the ocean, a lake or a pool, be inspired by the refreshing use of aquamarine in your home. The rich, bright blue tones give it the ability to brighten any room or wardrobe. Bowring’s unique, hand-blown glass vase and Joe Fresh’s pleated skirt in aquamarine will do just that. With these new items in your home decor and clothing arsenal, you’ll be able to add that understated, yet elegant touch you’ve been looking for all summer long. Which item will you add to your shopping list this week? (Your credit card maxes out at $49) 1 Aquamarine hand-blown glass vase With a white stripe across a gorgeous aquamarine blue, this handcrafted vase will give any room a modern, beach style. You can fill the vase with gel beads, sand or rocks and use the container as an easy table centerpiece. Or, keep it in the china cabinet for those fabulous floral arrangements throughout the year. Bowring, $39.99. 2 Pleat skirt Sashay down the street (or boardwalk) with a new blue and white skirt with punchy pleats. You’ll feel comfortable and casual enough to wear your new skirt to a family reunion or house warming and can keep the skirt on-hand for a bridal or baby shower. Flat sandals or low heels and a plain tee will finish off this beachy blue summer ensemble. Joe Fresh, $49. Which item would YOU choose?