How To Decorate Your Home With Wood Plants
If you’re looking for ways to bring a little more life into your space — without spending a fortune on plastic plants — try some of these options of decorating with wood plants. After all, there’s something about the simplicity, the warmth, and the organic rustic feel that natural wood provides that makes them an excellent choice.
Not only are they much less expensive than real plants, they look like art on your wall instead of being just another typical decoration. You can also get creative by painting or by cutting off part of the wood to give it a different look.
When you decorate with wood plants, you can add color, depth and volume to any room of your home. And since they don’t require watering, unlike real plants, they’re ideal choices for bathrooms and kitchens where something more delicate might not stand up so well.
Once you get used to decorating with wood plants, you’ll want to buy more. They’re easier to care for than real plants, and they’re also excellent choices for offices, dorm rooms and other spaces that aren’t well-suited for regular houseplants.
Here are a few tips on how to decorate with wood plants:
1. Look in magazines, catalogs and online
Begin by looking through various plant magazines, catalogs and online sources like Amazon.com for ideas. Wood-based decorations are probably already decorating the homes of friends and family, so ask around for ideas, as well.
2. Start with a few pieces
Once you find a piece or two that you like, see where else in your home you can use it to bring more dimension to a room. For example, if your living room has a glass coffee table, add some faux plants on top to offset all the metal. They’ll look great on top of a rug or floor pillows and will create a nice backdrop for your couch and chair.
If you want to get really creative, you can even line the bottom shelf of a glass cabinet with wood planters and line them up along the bottom of your entertainment unit for an interesting pattern.
3. Use plants that suit the space
If you’re in a room that has a lot of other furniture, such as a living room area or an office, it’s best to use plants that are similar in height to the furniture. For example, if you have chairs sitting on top of tables, choose something like spider plant or Sansevieria — they’re low-growing and will allow most of your furniture to be visible.
If you’re looking for ways to bring a little more life into your space — without spending a fortune on plastic plants — try some of these options of decorating with wood plants. After all, there’s something about the simplicity, the warmth, and the organic rustic feel that natural wood provides that makes them an…