Zhuzhing Up Houseplants
When looking around the home, you might notice your space could do with some eclectic, peaceful energy. There’s no better solution than the addition of houseplants. But once the run to the nearby nursery is complete, you might be left wondering how to decorate with them! These 10 options offer fun ways to give houseplants a pop of personality. Rather than looking like an afterthought, they’ll steal the show! Just be sure to consider sunlight, humidity, and other important plant needs over aesthetics.
Create a Living Wall
Put Them In a Statue
Statue planters are a surefire way to turn houseplants into statement decor. The plants tuck inside the head of the statue, making for a life-like bountiful head of hair. When filled with various succulents, the Gilman Cement Statue Planter (available on Wayfair), makes the statue look like it’s wearing a flower crown.
Use a Basket
Place Above the Cabinets
For high cabinets with an awkward amount of empty space on top, there’s no better cure than houseplants. Tucking series of ivy or pothos to fill up the space will add a whole new look to the kitchen—giving it just the right amount of jungle vibes.
Make a Plant Library
Whether reviving that unused bookcase from the garage, or pulling out and donating books from a bookcase displayed in the home, tall, open shelving makes the perfect houseplant home. Tuck between series of books for an eclectic look.
Hang Them in the Shower
Decorate Your Walk-In Shower
For a large walk-in shower, add even more spa-like vibes to the space by placing a potted plant in a corner. Prop it on a stool for a luxurious look.
Decorate a Ladder
Create a Zen Garden
Air plants are one of the most fun houseplant types to decorate with as they don’t require soil to thrive, but instead use roots to attach themselves to things. This amethyst cluster (available on Etsy), is the perfect zen garden to display on a tabletop. The air plants simply sit on each rock.
Hang from the Ceiling
A stark corner with tall ceilings is the perfect spot for a hanging plant. DIY a macrame hanger to place a potted plant in. Draping plants like the spider plant are perfect for this!
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