Surprising Ways To Decorate Using Plants

Indoor plants are beautiful additions to any interior, but they do more than add to the aesthetics of your home. They refresh the air by drawing in carbon dioxide and releasing pure oxygen as all green plants everywhere do.

Plants also act as natural humidifiers, easing respiratory problems like dry coughs and colds. In addition to that, they absorb certain unwanted or toxic chemicals from the air, effectively removing them from the air we breathe.

Several studies have shown that they improve mood and increase productivity in work environments.

The key to a fresh and colorful interior décor is to use indoor plants. They instantly change the atmosphere and add that kick your décor needs to stand out and to feel complete.

There are lots of ways in which you can include plants into your home’s décor and don’t all involve the classical vases and pots.

Indoor plants are extremely versatile and can be used in numerous different ways to enhance and refresh and room’s décor and ambiance. And because there are so many varieties of plants, the possibilities are endless.

Use them to add color to a room, to create a refreshing and relaxing mood, to purify the air or simply as accent features.

Here are a few surprising ideas to decorate your home and be healthier in doing so.

Use As A Room Divider
A shelf full of plants in the middle of the room divides the space and delineate different parts of the room. Use them instead of more opaque furniture or screens.

Wasted Spaces - Corners
Clusters of plants especially work well in room corners where nothing else fits and in otherwise awkward and wasted spaces. This grouping from is a huge contrasting mix of sizes and shapes that you could look at for hours. 

Hanging Art 
Plants are really like organic modern mobiles that fill dead air space with fantastic shapes and colors. And hey, they don’t have a footprint, which is great for small spaces. 

Living Sculpture
Plants that spill out of their containers add a nice sense of movement to a room that you can’t get with other things.

Grow Indoor Plants in Hanging Terrariums or Pods 

You can create beautiful mini gardens and hang them from the ceiling or display them on shelves. They’re a great option for modern and contemporary homes.

Make A Large Plant The Focal Point of Attention
It can be the perfect addition to a cozy seating nook or corner. Certain plants are easier to grow indoors than others and they require very little maintenance. They’re also the most popular.

In The Kitchen
Create a small vertical garden for succulents and herbs. You’ll always have fresh ingredients to cook with and the plants will also look great in the room contributing to the overall welcoming décor. Towel holders are secure and attractive which can be easily put on the wall to hold the plants.

An Indoor Vegetable Garden
It doesn’t have to be placed in the kitchen since there’s a lot of moisture and hot air in there. You can put it on the balcony or anywhere else in the house. The rack holding the plants are actually wire storage bins which will hold all the plants securely on a wall or closet.

These Are A Two-in-One Piece

The dog bed is a lovely pet house and a planter. Your pet can hide and sleep inside this beautiful pet home while the top is a nice planter. It’s like a mini version of a home with a rooftop garden. Litter boxes usually are placed in out of the way places, for good reason. However, you can actually decorate with the one shown.

A Beautiful, Expansive Planter Wall Can Also Replace The Curtains
It’s a nice way of displaying your beautiful plants for the neighbors to see while also gaining privacy. Your indoor space will be shielded by the plants and you’ll also have a nice green background with sunlight piercing through.

Old Ladders Re-purposed As Home Decor
Wait! Don't throw away that old wobbly ladder. Instead, why not use it inside your home for decoration or storage. It’s always fun to add a DIY touch to some of your home’s un-useable items. Ladders are easy to re-purpose and are a great way to add a rustic feel to your home decor.

Repurposed Chest of Drawers
If you have an old dresser sitting in your garage you can turn it into something of beauty to show off  your plants. All you need is some paint and a few nails and that's it! The two top drawers are permanently nailed open and can now hold small pots of greenery or flowers. The third shelf is now resting on the floor and can hold taller plants or flowers.


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