Design Scout: Lotus Blossoms

Five ways to keep Kermit’s favorite flower floating about.

By: Sarah Zlotnick

Capiz candle holder
How pretty would this look on a white coffee table? With seashell lotus petals that stand 4.5 inches tall, this Moroccan-inspired lantern can hold votive or tealight candles. 

$8.75 at lunabazaar.com

Kainkain pillow cover
White embroidery pops on a coral red background, making for a fun addition to any bed or sunroom couch.  It measures 18 by 18 inches; the filler is not included.  

$17 plus $8 shipping and handling, at etsy.com
Lotus bath plug
Plug this stopper in, fill your tub with bubbles, and float away to a blue, blue lagoon.  

$7.60 plus shipping, at amazon.co.uk

Lotus leaf spice cellars
An elegant alternative to salt-and-pepper shakers, these cellars come with serving spoons and are available in a silver or brass finish.   

$48 for two at velocityartanddesign.com
Alessi “Lotus” small bowl
The perfect size for a scoop of ice cream.  

$33 at bloomingdales.com