Ideas for Decorating with Plants

Ideas for Decorating with Plants

Sarah Coffey
Aug 27, 2009
Plants are one of the most multi-purpose things we can bring into our homes. They improve our air quality, bring color and life to a space, and sometimes even provide us with food or flowers. They're also a great way to decorate an empty corner or an open space that needs a boost... FIRST ROW1 Brad and Kendra turned a corner of their bedroom into an indoor sculpture garden. • 2 On Adisorn's balcony, a hanging plant creates a focal point. • 3 Dan repurposed an old sink into a planter. • 4 Julia uses a potted plant to bring some height to a sunny nook. • 5 A hanging plant complements a papered accent wall in Alex and Cory's home. SECOND ROW6 A ledge of lilies is an unexpected element in Alastair & Kayoko's apartment. • 7 An orange table is a colorful backdrop for a hodge-podge of succulents. • 8 Amy used a plant to fill her non-working fireplace. • 9 A tall potted plant emphasizes the high ceilings in this sunny space. • 10 Tall potted plants screen a window in this apartment featured in Dwell. Photos: Wes & Kayla, Adisorn, Phillip Maisel, Julia, Alex and Cory, BAKOKO Design Development, Sarah Coffey (7-9), Andreas Larsson
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