Smith & Hawken's Amaryllis in Glazed Bowl features 'Double Record' with ruffled white petals that seem to blush pink. The bulb will produce...

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Brighten the room with blooms

Smith & Hawken’s Amaryllis in Glazed Bowl features ‘Double Record’ with ruffled white petals that seem to blush pink. The bulb will produce blooms six to eight weeks after being planted in the reusable ceramic bowl. The package includes growing instructions, soil and moss. The bowl is 6 inches in diameter and 5 inches high. $36. 800-981-9888 or

Turn rain into art

Channel the rain from your roof with artistic flair. The Lotus Copper Rain Chain from Smith & Hawken is a visually appealing alternative to the usual closed downspouts. Rainwater runs down the chain toward a bed of pebbles or basin. The chain is 2 ½ inches wide by 8 feet, 4 inches long. $89. 800-981-9888 or

Screen your guests

The mirrors on Grandin Road’s Lincoln Park Mirrored Screen create visual depth in a small space while the panels hide your laundry from guests. The solid birch screen is 57 inches wide by 72 inches high. $749. 800-491-5194 or

Vases that stand out

Pebble-shaped ceramic vases at Simplicity Decor are stunning with flowers or on their own. The Thai vases range in size from about 3-3 ½ inches in diameter. $3.99-$7.99. Simplicity Decor, 126 Park Lane, Kirkland, 425-803-0386

Compiled by Judy Averill, digs editor, and Nicole Tsong, Seattle Times reporter. Photo of vases by Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times. Other photos courtesy of Smith & Hawken and Grandin Road. Please contact your preferred retailer to ensure that items are still available.