Updated March 2023
Plants add life and serenity to any room, and makes your home’s air healthier.
Connecting to nature is an easy way to create a healthier and more engaging home. Create a lush feeling and look with houseplants. A centerpiece with succulents or a wall filled with potted plants are some of the ways house plants can revive your décor during dreary months or days.
Decorate your Home with Beauty and Nature
Plants provide lots of health and well-being benefits. Plants are natural and adds oxygen to the home. Plants purify and help cleanse the air. They remove carbon dioxide, filter toxins and add oxygen. The increase in oxygen coupled with removing pollutants, plants can help to improve concentration and lower stress levels.
Adding House Plants in Every Room
Decorating with plants is one of the easiest and stylish ways to make your house feel like home. With a little ingenuity, and coupled with pillows and quilts , plants can even transform any space into a cozy oasis.
Decorate Living Room with Plants
No matter your taste, lifestyle or your living room’s design style, houseplants are the perfect way to refresh and update your space. To determine which plants would work best in your living room, look at the amount of natural lighting available. Then find plants that will thrive in those conditions. Your local nursery is a great place to find experts and get recommendations on which plants are best for your lifestyle.
From there, decorating your living room is easy breezy. For small spaces, consider placing plants in macramé hangers or mount them on the wall. Include a plant or two on a coffee table, book shelf even a fireplace.
Decorate Dining Room with Plants
Surround a sideboard with lush houseplants to add visual interest and style. Of course fresh cut flowers are a traditional yet lovey way to decorate a dining table. This option can be expensive if you don’t have a garden. So, consider a flowering houseplant that will bring blooms year long.
Think about a leafy plant for the top of a sideboard, floor plants for the corner of the room. What about a succulent for a bar cart or coffee station.
Decorating Bedroom with Plants
Luckily, adding a lavish greenery to a bedroom can help ensure a better night’s sleep. Whether you style them on your nightstand, dresser, or in the corner by your bed, you’ll love what plants can bring to your bedroom. For a cohesive look, find bed covers and accessories with floral or organic elements to can tie the whole room together.
Decorate Kitchen with Herbs
Think about planting herbs in mason jars or mounting them to a kitchen wall.
Make them part of your living or bedroom space. Large plants in colorful containers add a little something to a blank wall or empty corner. Or think about topiaries on a mantel.
Arranging House Plants
When arranging houseplants, there are a few things to keep in mind. Of course how they will look in the room, but also consider the plants’ care and living environment. For example, some plants welcome low light and thrive in tricky areas like a bathroom, while others need a lots of light to grow. So, group plants that need the same living conditions to create an environment where they can thrive.
Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you bring more plants home
Select Different Plant Sizes and Shapes
Group together plants with different widths and heights for a more organic look. Choose plants with different leaf shapes for more interest and harmony. Try to maintain a since of balance even with plants. Remember cactuses have thorns if your home as little ones or pets.
Arrange in Odd Numbers
When you are able, group plants in an odd number for a more casual look.
Use Decorative Pot Covers
Choose decorative pots based on your decorating preference. Just keep in the type of pot in mind. In most cases a clay pot is best; but may not fit into your decorating style. So place a decorative pot around the pot best for the plant’s environment. Baskets also work well for surrounding a plant’s environmental pot.
Use Antiques for Plant Decorating
Use hand-me-down china for succulents to create your indoor garden. Or how about a fancy jar for a terrarium? Terrariums are easy, simple, and creative additions to any tabletop.
Show Off Your House Plants
If you don’t possess a green thumb or don’t have a lot of time mix faux plants with live ones. There are lots of plants that are easy to care for.
Don’t Stop There
Add floral and organic elements to our home with accessories to tie your houseplants with the rest of your home décor. Add natural fabrics on decorative pillows and bedding. Cotton quilted accent pillows or table runners add color and a healthy vibe for living rooms and bedrooms.
House plants are a wonderful way to add cozy, a healthy environment and update your home’s décor. So take a look around. Where can you place houseplants?
Have you styled houseplants in your home? Please share some of your tips and tricks to share?
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