Spring has sprung! That means it’s time to peel back those layers (of blankets, pillows, and rugs) and refresh your home for warmer weather.
The easiest way to kick off the new season and reboot your home? Bring in some (or lots) of greenery to liven up your spaces. Read on for some simple, fun, and totally refreshing ways to add greenery and decorate with plants in your home.
1. Liven Up Dead Corners
You know that one corner in your home where nothing else fits? Fill it up with a clusters of potted greenery, plants, and trees. Combine different greenery in varying heights to give the corner new life and depth.
Take it one step further and arrange mini clusters of smaller plants on floating shelves and as coffee table centerpieces. There’s power in numbers!
Stylist Tip: Opt for plants of different shapes and sizes to create some visual texture and keep your space feeling dynamic.
2. Try Hanging Plants to Save Floor Space
Hang a planter of leafy greenery in practical work spaces, like your office, to add a little life to your every day routine. It’s an easy way to bring a vibrant touch to a functional space. The same can be said for the kitchen, where a few hanging planters instantly lift the mood!
This is also a great way to work greenery in to small homes where floor space is limited.
Stylist Tip: When it comes to hanging greenery, choose a leafy trailing one, like a philodendron. They’re relatively low-maintenance as long as they get enough sunlight by a window and they grow out and downward in a really pretty way.
3. Make Old Spaces Feel New
Adding greenery is the best way to refresh your living areas for spring and bring the outdoors in. It’s also a lot less expensive than buying new furnishings if you’re on a budget.
Spread out a range of different plants and trees in your common areas to create a welcoming atmosphere and to ring in the new season.
Stylist Tip: Already have a few plants in your home? Just like other pieces of decor, plants can work in any room of your home. Go ahead and mix up where you display them from time to time. It’s a free way to make your space feel fresh and new!
4. Bring in Fresh Air
Go for a plant or two (or three) in the bedroom as a way to freshen up the air and the space. Not to mention, it adds a little life and lushness.
Try a big leafy plant that requires little watering in the corner or couple of hanging planters by the window as lively touches to start.
Stylist Tip: Make your bedroom extra calming and add a small lavender plant.
5. Spruce Up Neutral Spaces
If you’re not a fan of brightly colored furniture and decor, decorate with plants to punch up neutral spaces. They’ll add a nice pop of green and a soothing vibe without feeling overwhelming.
Stylist Tip: If you’re looking for something super simple, consider starting with a few leafy branches of greenery in tall vase. Then when you’re ready bring in other smaller plants in matching vases.