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FRESH FLOWERS Peonies enchant with sight and smell. Fill your home with them for three weeks with a flower CSA from Broadturn Farm. The first on farm pick-up date is expected Thursday, Jun. 8. $100 at

THROW BLANKET A bright throw blanket is great for those chilly spring days, but the pas-tel reminds you, “Hey, it’s still staying light past 6 o’ clock!” This herringbone pattern from Monmouth-based Bates Mill is 100% cotton. $105 at

LIGHTS Color-changing LED bulbs are useful for changing your atmosphere all year round. Replace interior bulbs, or brighten the patio or deck with color-changing string lights. Feit Electric LED Smart Bulb, $19.99 for three via

Garland made of multi-colored pompons. Shutterstock

DIY GARLANDS From felted balls and silk flowers to ribbons and origami, temporary garlands over mantles or doorways can be a fun way to celebrate the season.

THROW PILLOWS Pillows are an easy DIY project for amateur sewers with or without a machine. Or you can go right to the wonderful world of Erin Flett, who has dozens of designs avail-able from her Westbrook studio. $115 to $125 at

DOORMATS Get some color at the front steps before the late Maine blossoming season. Wharf Warp in Freeport is one of many companies that make items from fishing rope, but their Beach Rose and Salmon color ways stand out from the crowd. $135 at


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