Plants have the power to make any space feel more alive — no matter the time of year or the size of your home. But where to place them and how to use indoor plant decor can be challenging, especially if you’re short on space. Here are some of our favorite ways to incorporate house plants into your home’s decor that are handy, stylish, and keep your perennials looking pretty (whether you grow your own or prefer artificial plants … we won’t tell!). Read on for indoor plant ideas.
Use Stands or Carts
Plant stands are great ways to put your plants on full display without taking up too much space. You can usually get sets and play with different heights to catch the eye. If you have a cart that you’re not really using, try decorating with different plants. A classic and on-trend bar cart is a stylish, unique way to display plants, both real and faux. You can fill a bar cart with different plants or just add a few with some of your favorite beverages or existing decor pieces. Like this look? See what else you can do with a bar cart in every space.
Use Plant Hangers
Adding hanging plants or plant hangers are lovely to look at, but they’re also a great small-space solution. If you can’t go out with decor, go up! Woven plant hangers or metal hangers make your space feel like an instant vacation space, lively and fresh. For live plants, choose a spot that’s well-lit and easy to reach for watering.
Fill Corners & Style Tables
That empty corner of the living room, home office, or bedroom that needs some extra attention? Try a tree! On the ground, you can add pots on the floor or a basket with a large plant. It looks especially nice next to your sofa or an accent chair.
Same with an empty coffee table, nightstand, or end table — add a plant or two! On a coffee table, if the plants are small enough, you can use a decorative tray to corral plants and other decor to avoid clutter. Otherwise, a simple potted plant in the middle of the table will do wonders.
When you’re short on space, build up! Add shelving for plants and other decor. Long, draping plants look dramatic and beautiful atop shelves. Try this look in any space, big or small. Your space is sure to be memorable and happy. Another small-space hack: Use a room divider or bookcase and fill with plants for a living wall vibe. This will work to separate open-concept floor plans as well as provide a space for plants and decor.
Make a Statement With a Plant Shrine
Think a mini jungle for your home, if you have the space. If you have a sun room or just a very well-lit space, you can hang plants, add a plant cart, and have greenery grouped together on the ground. We love how joyful this looks and inspires creativity and good vibes year-round. Once again, you can do real or faux plants, or a mix of both to achieve this look.
Make your home cozier, happier, and more lived-in by adding plants. Greenery (faux or real) adds beauty and character without too much work. Be sure to shop hayneedle.com for every kind of planter, artificial plants, carts, shelves, and more for all the ways you display your plants.