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  • Flower Power

      Denver’s Raina Cox, the hip—and hilarious—designer behind the popular blog If The Lamp Shade Fits, reveals her favorite floral finds.

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    (Cox’s floral picks are pictured below and their descriptions begin at top left and go clockwise.)

    Light Bright

    “Golden Murano glass petals unfurl to create a showstopper of a chandelier. Create design drama by using this traditional piece in a contemporary setting.”
    Cyan Design Moritz pendant in yellow, $2,512. wayfair.com

    Little Blossoms

    “Add this trio of petaled forget-me-nots to a changing table or a simple dresser for a delicate touch in a nursery.”
    Floral Burst knob in forget-me-not, $8. anthropologie.com

    Eat Your Greens

    “Greens are everywhere this summer, from chartreuse
    to teal, thanks to Pantone’s Color of 2013: emerald.”
    Marin Flora 8.25-inch plate, $8.95. crateandbarrel.com

    Fluff It Up

    “Happy-chic purveyor Jonathan Adler picks the perfect mid-century modern bloom to brighten a sofa or chair.”
    Jonathan Adler Brasilia flower pillow, $145.
    Jonathan Adler, 158 Fillmore St., Denver, 303-377-1742, jonathanadler.com

    Summery Storage

    “Thousands of tiny pieces of ethically-culled bone are hand-inlaid in this lapis-colored chest. Brighten up an entry or flank a bed for storage with a flourish.”
    Hilliard two-drawer chest, $2,259. horchow.com

    Golden Glow

    “Put this dynamic, handmade golden floor lamp next to a chair that needs a little zing.”
    Stray Dog Designs Vertical Garden floor lamp, $998. anthropologie.com

    Sitting Pretty

    “At a Palm Springs spa, Grandpa’s wingback slimmed down and found itself.”
    Victor armchair in Sarah Campbell Floral Ivory/Green, $749. West Elm, 2955 E. First Ave., Denver, 303-320-1001, westelm.com

    Wallflower

    “One weed Coloradans can agree on: delicate cow parsley to dress up a kitchen or powder room.”
    Cole & Son Cow Parsley wallpaper, $176 per single roll (suggested retail). Available through the trade at Kravet/Lee Jofa, Denver Design District, 595 S. Broadway, Denver, 303-733-1891

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