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    14 Buys To Make The Indoors Feel Closer To Nature

    Time to get reacquainted with your Mother.

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    1. This Sensori+ Air Detoxifying Aromatic Mist that neutralises air toxins and bacteria β€” and leaves the scent of nature behind.

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    This product comes in four different scents, all inspired by specific regions around Australia. My favourite is the Macedon Trail, a combination of geranium, vetiver and Australian sandalwood, "that recreates a walk down the bush trail at Macedon Ranges after rain". Still want to purify your air without the fragrance? Sensori+ also sells an unscented detoxifying mist.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $29.

    2. This cotton-blend, hammock seat that will make you feel like you're up in the trees, rather than in your bricks-and-mortar home.

    Temple & Webster

    We sit stationary at our desks and dining tables all day, every day. Introduce motion β€” the nature of the ocean and wind, and well, living things β€” with this cotton-blend hammock chair swing.

    Buy the hammock and accompanying two cushions from Temple & Webster for $89.

    3. These ceramic, wood-look succulent pots that will disguise the ugly plastic pots your plants came in.


    Wherever possible, it's ideal to introduce natural elements through your decor β€” preferable to plastic and man-made materials, every time.

    Buy all six pots from Amazon Australia for $24.99.

    4. This art print of Milford Sound that will take you to your (okay, my) favourite part of the world.

    Eugene von Guerard / Via Art Gallery of NSW

    Gazing at images of natural landscapes has the ability to significantly improve memory, attention and mood. Since I currently am out of annual leave, this particular painting by Austrian-Australian Eugene von Guerard will have to do before I can be in New Zealand again.

    Buy from Art Gallery of NSW for $25.

    5. These rosemary seeds that, once planted, will require tending β€” bringing you back to nature every day.


    Kitchens need be heat-resistant, hygienic and covered in hard surfaces. As a consequence, the heart of the home can feel very β€” lifeless. Reintroduce some warmth with some herbs on your kitchen island or mounted on the wall.

    Buy 75 seeds from Bunnings for $4.32.

    6. These macrame plant hangers that bring the greenery indoors without taking up any precious floor space.


    Don't just think about how to fill your floor with more nature β€” think vertically, too. That means living nature walls or, in this case, plant hangers that will suspend your little plant babies from the ceiling.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $20.99.

    7. This rattan coffee table that is much softer on the eyes that that rectangle, crappy coffee table you swore would just be a "for now" purchase.


    If you look to nature, you'll notice no dead-straight lines and very few reflective surfaces. Do away with shiny, metallic surfaces in living spaces and replace with rattan and other natural materials for a more serene space.

    Buy from Freedom for $299.

    8. These essential oils that emulate the same restorative effects of actually being out-and-about in nature.


    Each essential oil has its own restorative effect, so there's a scent for whatever ails you. Blocked nose? Eucalyptus is known to clear airways. Not able to fall asleep? Lavender is the thing for you.

    Buy the pack of 10 from Amazon Australia for $19.89.

    9. This essential oil diffuser that will distribute your oils to the far reaches of your cold, hard apartment.


    Okay, maybe that was too dramatic. But aside from introducing the sight and touch of nature in your home, the scent can go a long way to making your home feel more serene. This particular diffuser is fitted with a new generation ultrasonic vibrator β€” more mist produced, minimal noise.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $29.99.

    10. These amethyst clusters that have been cut from the depths of Earth itself.


    If the idea of tending to a desk plant gives you stress, never fear. Crystals, pebbles and shells are other ways of incorporating nature into your environment β€” no green thumb necessary.

    Buy a set of four from Amazon Australia for $27.95.

    11. This wood-look alarm clock that simulates dusk as a way of lulling you to sleep and sunrise to wake you.


    In addition to 10 different brightness levels, this clock plays six natural sounds β€” birds, waves and forest, for starters β€” meaning you won't just fill your space with natural-looking light, but also nature-emulating sounds.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $37.99.

    12. This round, wooden mirror that will reflect natural light to dark-filled corners of your home.


    Position this birch bark mirror where the light from outside will be reflected β€” even better if glancing at it reveals some greenery or sky from outdoors.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $227.09.

    13. This pale lavender throw blanket that points to the colour and textures of nature.


    Bright, fluorescent colours in metallic finishes can be a fun way to punctuate your decor, but they can also create even more of a distance between you and Mother Nature. Use this throw to soften hard edges and hues.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $97.02.

    14. And finally, this natural jute rug that will instantly transport you to kinder environments, even when you're sitting at your desk and hard at work.

    Temple & Webster

    Tiles and concrete floors are certainly convenient flooring surfaces – durable and easy to clean. But even if it's only a feature sisal rug under your desk chair, the feel of natural fibres under your bare feet is enough to give you ~life~.

    Buy from Temple & Webster from $79.

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