Design & Home

Design Scout: Lotus Blossoms

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

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

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Sarah is the Editor-in-Chief of Washingtonian Bride & Groom, and writes about weddings, fashion, and shopping. Her work has also appeared in Refinery29, Bethesda Magazine, and Washington City Paper, among others. She is a Georgetown University graduate, lives in Columbia Heights, and you can find her on Instagram at @washbridegroom and @sarahzlot.