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Houseplants as Home Décor

by / Wednesday, 29 January 2014 / Published in Uncategorized

One of my favorite ways to accessorize a home is with plants. Big ones, small ones, scented plants or aesthetically pleasing ones – they are a great way to bring some life into your home.

Not only are plants nice to look at, but there are countless health benefits to having them around, too! For example, aloe has air-cleaning capabilities and can be used on the skin, while lavender smells incredible and helps you sleep! Plant variations are countless, but I’ve collected some of my favorites from around the internet for a little inspiration if you’re looking to add some greenery to your home, all of which are easy to care for!

Burro Tail

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This unique plant is very sculptural and would look great being hung in a sunroom.

Echeverias 

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This succulent is so naturally beautiful! It would look great in a terrarium or in a simple pot like the one above. Wherever you put it, just make sure it’s low enough so people can see it.

Kalanchoë thyrsiflora 

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Because of its size, plant would be great in a window or on a desk.

Kentia Palm 

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What’s great about this plant is its height! If put in a proper pot, it would look great in the corner of a living room.

String of Pearls

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This is another gorgeous succulent that would look nice on a corner or coffee table. 

Geranium

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If put in a sunny space, geraniums can flower all year!

Peperomia – Belly Button http://www.exoticangel.com/plant-library/species/peperomia/item/487-belly-button

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This beautiful plant only requires medium light and water every 2-7 days.

Jade Plant 

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The Jade plant can grow up to six feet tall! This would be great in a sunroom or in the corner of a living room.

Ghost Plant 

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Nothing really beats the beauty of this lavender-blue plant! Again, this would be lovely on a windowsill but would also look great on a table, dresser or anywhere else low enough to be admired.

Houseplants are such a great way to breathe life into the home while adding to the décor, and so many are easy to take care of! What plants do you have in your home? Are there any good ones I’m missing?

 

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