From Real Magic Beanstalks to Gold Leaf Chocolates

 - Jul 16, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
Summer brings out the best of us, and even trees with their leaves. Here are 20 different ways in which leaves adorn our lives, whether in the summer or not.

From artisan leather masks covered in leaves, to shiso soda, there are many leafy things that can freshen up your everyday life.

Check out the cluster to see more things leafy!

Implications - Since it's hard to fully enjoy nature living in a metropolis, various products are being developed to bring the outdoors into the home. From furnishings to decor, mother nature-inspired pieces provide more of a natural environment when leaving the city isn't an option. Nature-inspired items will always find a home among those city-dwellers who appreciate the world in its natural state.