By Woman's Day Staff
bright home and wardrobe accessories
Brighten Up Your Day
Make a splash this summer with these 13 brightly hued bargains for your home and wardrobe. Photo credit: Factory Direct, Lulu's, All The Rage, PetCo, Sur la Table
Hang a few from the trees for stylish outdoor dining. Catalina Cove Floral Paper Lantern, $6.95; Pier1.com for stores. Photo credit: Pier 1Feel better with 7 mood-boosting foods.
Pare It Down
This paring knife's nonstick blade and sturdy handle make for controlled cutting. The sheath protects blade and fingers when you're done. Kuhn Rikon Nonstick Paring Knives, $12 each; FactoryDirect2You.com. Photo credit: Factory Direct
Colors of the Rainbow
A simple way to add a shot of color (every one in the rainbow, in fact) to your basics. Multi Color Thread Wrap Bangle, $13; AlltheRageOnline.com. No longer available. Photo credit: All the Rage
Strap Yourself In
Forget the flip-flops. For a few dollars more, you can snag stylish gladiator sandals with cushioned insoles. City Classified Tada Loopy Strapped Thong Sandals, $19; Lulus.com. Photo credit: Lulu's
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By the Gallon
Iced tea, anyone? This pretty jug keeps a gallon at the ready so you can chill out on steamy days. Coral Stripe Beverage Dispenser, $5.99; at Target stores. Photo credit: Target
I Scream, You Scream
An ergonomically designed handle and metal edges that slice through frozen ice cream, for the perfect scoop every time. Zyliss Right Scoop, $12.99; Amazon.com. Photo credit: Amazon.com
Your pooch will be one hot dog when you walk her with this designer canvas-and-grosgrain leash. Jonathan Adler Dog Leash, $19.99; UnleashedbyPetCo.com for stores. Photo credit: PetCo
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Throw It On
Pillow perfection: durable and easy-to-clean fabric in cheerful prints. jcp Home Outdoor Oasis Butterfly and Ikat Pillows, $13 each; at jcpenney stores. Photo credit: jcp
An everyday canvas tote that doubles as your beach bag. Blue Crush Shopper, $19.99; Payless.com. Photo credit: Payless
Pretty in Pink
A fun but pulled-together summer look: these tailored shorts with a crisp white button-down shirt. Merona for Target Chino Short in Purple/Pink Print, $17.99; Target.com. Photo credit: Target
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Your chic new fair-weather friend. Colorblock Straw Floppy Hat, $10.80; Dots.com for stores. Photo credit: Dots.com
Splash of Color
Guests at your next backyard bash will love the colors. You'll love that these 12-oz cups won't break. Acrylic Tumblers, $19.95 for 4; SurlaTable.com. Photo credit: Sur la Table
Touch of the East
Place a candle inside this Moroccan-inspired lantern-instant centerpiece! Casablanca 18" Lantern in Lemon, $14.95; ZGallerie.com. Photo credit: Z GallerieDiscover creative uses for 15 household items.
Original article appeared on WomansDay.com.
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