No Watering Required: Beautiful Bold Leafy Plant Prints

published May 22, 2016
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Boisterous plant prints debuted decades ago, but these lively leaves have endured. They’ve become a classic way to add eye-catching glamour. Easier to care for than an actual plant, these bold prints add a vibrant, verdant feel to a space. Check out these eight rooms that got playful with plant prints in their design.

(Pictured above:) A kitchen accent wall and ceiling use a palm print wall paper from Carleton Varney in Kristen’s Palm Beach-Inspired Home In Burbank.

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An entryway gets the tropical treatment with “Palm Jungle” by Cole & Son in Carlos & Laura’s Stunning Spanish Home.

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Taking a bath in this beautiful bathroom must feel like a tropical vacation with the exciting palm-themed shower curtain found on Amazon. Sarah’s Small & Stylish Brooklyn Apartment.

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A small powder room feels more like a jungle trek with De Gournay wallpaper in

A Look Inside the Home of Lighting Designer Marjorie Skouras

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A room can incorporate a plant print in more subtle colors, too, as seen in Ana and Fabiano’s Cozy Canadian House Call.

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Another great example of a subtle leafy plant print is seen in Steve & Heather’s Colorful San Francisco House, where Flavor Paper wallpaper spices up the master bedroom.

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Upholstering a chair or sofa with a leafy plant pattern can result in a bold centerpiece. Palm frond fabric on the chair in Adrien and Jon’s Adventurous California Home is Swaying Palms by Tommy Bahama purchased at Michael Levine.

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For a less permanent plant print idea, consider framing fabric or wallpaper for a dramatic art piece. Charlie’s Charming Townhouse features a framed 1950s vinyl wallpaper panel found at the Second Hand Rose in New York.