If you’ve noticed more and more green, leafy plants popping up in editorial spreads, your social media feeds and everywhere you look, don’t worry, you’re not imagining things. Plants are having a moment, especially when it comes to home decor.
The amount of Google searches for houseplants has risen 40% since 2015, according to Google Trends. If you look up the hashtag “#plants”, you’ll see over 18 million posts pop up on Instagram. Taking care of plants has even managed to do the unimaginable, and catch the interest of millennials, who made up 31% of houseplant sales in 2016.
So what’s the deal with plants and why are they gaining so much attention? First, they’re just so dang aesthetic. All plants are blessed with photogenic good looks and will always add that extra something to a room or photo. Second, having plants can improve your mental health and physical health. What more could you ask for?
So hop on the plant bandwagon and add more greenery in your life with these plant-related home decor pieces. Scroll down to see five easy ways you can decorate your home with plants.
Fill Your Kitchen with Plant Covered Dining Pieces
Ahh the kitchen. This room is either a dear friend or a distant relative that you visit once or twice a year. Regardless of your relationship with your kitchen or your cooking capabilities, this is a room that could always use an extra splash of green.
A plant covered dining set, like these Botanical Dinner Plates, is an easy and quick way to add more greenery to your kitchen. Featuring 7 different plant species, these earthy, unique plates have a tranquil vibe. You’ll experience a peaceful atmosphere every time you set these lovely dishes on the table.
Fill Your Living Room With Plant Wall Art
Plants are a work of art, so why not display them on your living room wall? Hanging dried flowers on your wall adds a touch of Victorian romance and gives off a sweet and subtle fragrance.
If you’re looking for a more put together, modern vibe then hang any one of these Leaf On Glass Framed Wall Art pieces. These watercolor prints look like real pressed plants, and come in 8 different styles.
Give Prime Bedroom Shelf Real Estate to Potted Plants
Make your bedroom feel like your personal garden and place potted plants on all of your wall shelves. Plant covered bedroom walls are the perfect photo op and a huge home trend.
Add a Tiny Succulent Planter in Your Bathroom
Spruce your bathroom up with a plant baby. Since bathrooms are usually small and don’t always have access to natural light, fill yours with succulents. These tiny plants are low maintenance and don’t require too much sun.
To go along with the bathroom theme, pot your succulent in this Vintage Bathtub Planter. This detailed, handmade planter comes complete with a drainage hole, so it’s the perfect home for succulents that require minimal watering.
Decorate Your Backyard Patio with Cute Planters and Cactus Coasters
Last but not least is the backyard, which is by far the easiest space in your home to decorate with greenery. The obvious way to decorate your backyard with plants is to fill the proximity with loads and loads of potted plants. But don’t just settle for average, tan potted plants. Get creative and find one-of-a-kind planters like this adorable Elodi Planter and Cute Animal Planter.
If you’re looking to get even more creative with your backyard plant decor, then incorporate unique plant home decor pieces like this cool Cactus Coaster Set. These foamy green coasters are designed to build a faux cactus and are super easy to assemble and disassemble. They also save your table from water rings!