We are always looking for ways to bring a bit of magic into the home, which is, after all, where we spend most of our time. And that often starts by finding unique pieces that bewitch, enchant, and delight the modern eye—and the other senses—of an old soul.

A lovely scented candle that clears the air, a beautiful textured-wood sculpture, a transcendent teapot, and a vintage-inspired chest with hand-cut moons are all great examples of objects that cast a spell on us as soon as we saw them.

Bringing the outdoors in, clearing the energy in your home, and connecting with nature through natural patterns, sinuous shapes, deep colors and forms that simply invite pleasure and bring us joy are part of our journey, and we wanted to share these with you.

© Guinevere von Sneeden
© Guinevere von Sneeden

UNIQUE WITCH CABINET BY LENA FOX ART Enchanted Living

UNIQUE WITCH CABINET BY LENA FOX ART
The utterly charming vintage-style wood cabinet by Lena Fox Art, above, is inspired by the homes of the historic witches of Salem and features three little drawers, perfect for holding herbs, crystals, lotions and potions, and all the treasures that are essential to a life well-lived. etsy.com/shop/lenafoxart

Milky Rose Soap by OSMIA Enchanted Living Magazine

OH SO SOAP
The founder of Osmia Organics, Dr. Sara Villafranco, likes to say that “chemistry is just poorly marketed magic.” Every time you use one of her craggy, pebbled, low-lather soaps—with organic buttermilk powder and no essential oils or color, so perfect for sensitive skin—you can imagine yourself scouting for stones on a deserted beach. osmiaorganics.com

Root Sculpture by Crate and Barrel Enchanted Living Magazine

ROOT SCULPTURE
Bring the outdoors in with a beautiful, gnarled, one-of-a-kind tree-root sculpture, made with reclaimed roots salvaged in India by villagers, then dried in a kiln and polished to perfection. crateandbarrel.com

HAUSWITCH WITCHES CANDLE  Soy Much Brighter Bill Crisafi Enchanted Living Magazine

HAUSWITCH WITCHES CANDLE
An easy way to clear any bad energy in your home is to make it smell really good! This 100 percent soy candle with a wood wick, a collaboration between Soy Much Brighter and illustrator Bill Crisafi, fills any space with the intoxicating scent of vetiver and spruce, and will burn for up to forty hours. hauswitchstore.com

PLOVER ORGANICS VICTORIANA THROW PILLOWS

PLOVER ORGANICS VICTORIANA THROW PILLOWS
These lushly patterned floral throw pillows, in deep shades of indigo, purple, and blue, are made with only GOTS-certified organic cotton, which means they are as soft and sustainable as they are magical to look at. ploverorganic.com

LUMINESCENCE PEACOCK COLLECTION TEAPOT

LUMINESCENCE PEACOCK COLLECTION TEAPOT
This teapot, from the Franz porcelain collection, is a bit over the top, but then again, so are peacocks! Each artisanal piece is hand-painted in dazzling color, inspired by the beauty of nature to brighten up teatime. wildlifewonders.com

 

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Rona Berg is the former editorial director of Elle, deputy lifestyle editor and beauty columnist for the New York Times Magazine and best-selling author of Beauty: The New Basics and Fast Beauty: 1000 Quick Fixes. Berg has been cited as an industry expert by New York magazine and was called the “Russell Simmons of the Wellness Industry” by the Huffington Post. Working on “Medieval Beauty” for Faerie was “a different type of writing,” she says, “that expanded my heart and mind. As much as beauty ideals change through the ages, what’s remarkable is how much they stay the same.”

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