Incorporating plants into your decor can also be more cost effective than weekly trips to the florist for fresh cut flowers.
Adding greenery in even the simplest of designs can help bring in some of the elements of nature typically found outdoors as well as create a relaxing, zen-like sense of harmony.
The sculptural beauty of a plant’s leaves can add visual interest in a space.
The palm fronds shown in the gorgeous interiors below make just as much of a style statement in the space as the room’s décor.
Don’t have a green thumb? No worries. Cacti, which only require sunlight and minimal water, can add both visual interest and texture to the space.
Ficus Lyrata or the infamous fiddle leaf fig is a decorator’s dream. With it’s broad, vibrant green leaves and it’s potential to grow to soaring heights, it’s been spotted in stylish interiors on the pages of shelter magazines from Elle Décor to Domino Magazine.
Drawing the eye up, it’s absolutely stunning in a space with tall ceilings.
Although the fiddle leaf fig has been the go-to plant for top designers, there are certainly lots of other great greenery options to chose, no matter what the style of the space.
Each type of plant is unique in it’s its beauty and features and can be selected based on your room’s design aesthetic.
Here is a round up of my favorite plants to use along with the types of spaces they are best suited to decorate.
Modern/ Contemporary Space
If your home has a more modern aesthetic, try using succulents or air plants in your decor.
Topiaries or preserved boxwood look stately and work great in more traditional settings.