Gone are the days where we have time to tend to fresh live plants. With kids running in and out to activities, dinners barely being eaten as a family even one night a week, it’s a very mobile life. Things that I used to love to tinder with such as house plants seem to have taken a backseat to kids who need driven here and there.
Upkeep of live plants from leave cleaning to watering are just not possible as I am tasked with far too many chores and errands. Bella the cat loves to dig in the pots so I began searching for how to use outdoor artificial plants as home decor rather than live.
What I have found are tips for creating a realistic balance for outdoor artificial plants used indoors. Lavishly live a simply diy out loud and try out my Tips For Using Outdoor Artificial Plants In Home Decor.
Outdoor Decor For Indoor Presentation
It is kind of interesting that many outdoor artificial plants look better and present better than some of the plants sold for indoor decor. What I have determined is that decorating an indoor space with an outdoor artificial plant makes a lot of sense for the ease of maintenance and the all-over presentation.
Step out of the box, get creative and use what is meant for outdoor indoor and you will achieve a great look! Let’s go…..
Tips For Using Artificial Outdoor Plants In Home Decor
Clean Up The Area
I generally find no matter where I had a live plant, there are small messes. Clean up them mess by vacuuming, dusting and getting rid of any clutter. You will love the look of this area.
Make sure you get the right height of an artificial plant if you are decorating on a tabletop. Outdoor Artificial Plants that are larger need placed in larger areas where they achieve balance. Corners are great places to fill with greenery.
Eyeball the Room
Look around your room and decide what area needs a little bit of freshening and then try out an outdoor artificial plant.
If you are placing outdoor artificial plants on table tops, make sure they are ‘potted’ somehow and you can always add a burlap wrap to the pot to give it more of a shabby-chic looks. Pay attention to the color of the planter as well as the size, keeping everything in proportion.
Sit Back & Enjoy
Now that you have placed an outdoor artificial plant in home decor you can rest assured you don’t have to water it, or re-pot it, the plant will just remain the same, year after year. Your simple upkeep is a quick dusting with a duster and you are good to go.
If you still have not given in to using outdoor artificial plants in home decor and are old school using LIVE plants, make sure to check out my tips for cleaning houseplants because this is the zone you will forever live as long as they are alive.
Lavishly live indoor decorating out loud with my tips for using outdoor artificial plants in home decor. You will easily create a great looking space. What room will you choose to change up ?