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Decorating With Houseplants

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC BK659279 

Decorating with House Plants: Bringing Life to Your Living Space

In recent years, house plants have made a comeback as an essential element of interior design. Not only do they add aesthetic appeal to our homes, but they also offer numerous health benefits, from purifying the air to reducing stress. If you're looking to refresh your living space, here are some tips on how to decorate with house plants effectively.

Choosing the Right Plants

The first step in decorating with house plants is selecting the right ones for your space. Consider the following factors:


Some plants thrive in bright, indirect light, while others prefer low-light conditions. Make sure to choose plants that will thrive in the available light in your home.

From small succulents to large ferns, there's a plant for every space. Consider the size of your room and choose plants that won't overpower the area.

If you're new to plant care, opt for low-maintenance plants like snake plants, pothos, or other types of plants that require minimal attention and can withstand occasional neglect


Stylish Planters and Containers

Once you've chosen your plants, it's time to think about their containers. The right planter can elevate the look of your plants and complement your existing decor. Here are some ideas:

Ceramic pots

These come in various colors and patterns, making them a versatile choice for any style.
Hanging planters

Ideal for small spaces or adding vertical interest to a room, hanging planters can be both functional and decorative.

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Joyce Marsh Real Estate Company

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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

Plants breathe life into spaces, Joyce, your photo is captivating!

Apr 15, 2024 02:00 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

I'm so glad to see more homes including real, live, breathing plants in their décor. They really are an essential element of design.

Apr 15, 2024 03:37 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Joyce that room looks so inviting, and wish I could have plants.  My new kitties dig them up.

Apr 15, 2024 04:03 PM
Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI
HomeSmart Real Estate - Scottsdale, AZ
Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell

Ahhh! Peace and Tranquility, it just don't get any better than this! Jeff 🙂

Apr 15, 2024 05:09 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Hello Joyce - as long as people don't go fern-crazy (thinking of the 1970s trend) tasteful use of live greenery is good for a home on multiple levels.  At least that's my opinion.  Of course, I typically say no to artificial.  

Apr 15, 2024 06:55 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

I used to do that before I met Diane and then we got animals instead:) and this plant is not good and that plant is not good for the animals:) anyway you get the idea. Now your main photo is such a good one to send the message home, Endre

Apr 15, 2024 11:10 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Joyce... while I can appreciate plants in a home, I personally have none. I am the ultimate plant "killer." I'm always a bit envious of people who have that green thumb.

Apr 16, 2024 04:13 AM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

I brought some of my plants inside for the winter but I'm looking forward to moving them back outside where they belong! :-) I do have fake plants inside the house and while they might not provide any health benefits, they do add some needed green.

Apr 16, 2024 05:34 AM