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5 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Home with Plants

Plants are the perfect addition to freshen up any space. Be it trees, shrubs, herbs or potted grass, plants have the ability to transform a house into a home. They not only add life to your home décor,but they also purify the indoor air while spreading good energy into every space.

Plants are the evergreen favourite of interior designers around the world. They encourage homeowners to add greenery to their homes, as plants require less maintenance and gives a fresh, lively appearance.

Here are 5 creative ways to enhance your gorgeous interiors by adding plants to your home.

1) Under the Staircase

Many homeowners are confused when it comes to utilising space under their staircase. A recommendation is to turn it into a small indoor garden with ornamental plants such as peace lilies and weeping fig’s. To make this space livelier you can also add a fountain decorated with some white stones. Soon it will become your family’s favourite spot.

2) On the Shelves

If you don’t have enough floor space in your home to add plants, there are ways to utilize wall space with shelving units. Construct narrow shelves on a wall or L-shaped shelves in the corners and place small painted pots on them to enhance the appearance. You may pair them with photo frames and decorative pieces. Cactus and Peperomia plants are also a great choice as they don’t occupy space.

3) In Mason Jars

Plant herbs in mason jars and use them as decorative pieces while saving counter space. It’s also a great way to grow herbs at home. Herbs such as basil, parsley, cilantro, and rosemary are good to plant in mason jars. Mounting them near your kitchen will add warmth to the décor.

4) Near a Floor-To-Ceiling Window

If you have floor-to-ceiling windows in your home, utilise them as a window covering to filter beautiful, natural light. Plant a small garden near your window and combine tall and short plants to create a charming spot within a limited space. This customized garden will add to the aesthetics of your home and allowing natural sunlight through the window.

5) In Macramé Plant Hangers

Hanging potted plants in macramé plant hangers is a traditional way of adding greenery to any space. The beautifully knotted strings of macramé art and the earthy texture of the pot, is gives a layered effect to this decoration. Plants like aloe, asparagus fern, christmas cactus and Chinese evergreen, are ideal for including in a macramé hanger.

Implement these ideas to add greenery to your living space and give a refreshing look to your home. These additions are sure to brighten your space with positive energy and produce a lively appearance to every corner of your home. Go Green!