In recent years, the succulent trend has proved all the rage — and I love it. Succulents are a prickly botanical characterized by a thickened and fleshy appearance in an array of shades, textures, and sizes. Etymologically, the word “succulent” is derived from Latin “sucus”, meaning juice or sap. Just like their name implies, they can thrive in dry climates or difficult soil conditions with their juicy and sap-filled leaves retaining water. They’re low-maintenance, making them the perfectly interior accent to jazz up home decor, suitable even for gardening novices.
Hanging Glass Terrariums
Creating a terrarium to house succulents is arguably the most popular way to enjoy a bit of outside inside. I am really intrigued by the way green leaves spill out of the glass globe dangling in the sunshine. Alongside the juicy succulents these terrariums are often filled with rocks, pebbles, sand, and well drained potting soil, the container showcases the lush beauty of a miniature ecosystem.
For a minimal design with elegance, garnish with geometric succulent planters to spruce up your blank wall or extra ceiling space.
Not only can potted succulents make a great green addition to tablescape, but they can also help to purify and detoxify the air, which will further improve your concentration and mood when you are at home. In that sense, potting your succulents into textured containers serves both a visually artistic and practical purpose in your home office.
Potters and planters come in a variety of materials, including ceramic, terracotta, wood, stone, and more. When styling, make sure to incorporate the texture of your container to your home decorative style.
These polished wine bottles have been upcycled by Snug Hug Home to make planters for succulents. Adding a dash of vintage vibe, it’s also a great recycling method so you can ensure you’re being as green as possible at home.
Mini Garden Centerpiece
A miniature succulent garden can make for your refuge from the outside world. Bring to your holiday table with succulent centerpieces for a refreshing tablescape. Whether you live in a small apartment or a big house, a succulent garden centerpiece is your way to go, as their low-maintenance feature requires little watering or upkeep.
For indoor displays, I like to see a line-up of potted succulents like the ones above, becoming the fresh focal point of the windowstill. Placing the succulents on the window ledge would ensure better growth for succulents due to exposure to sunlight.
What is your favorite succulent decor idea?
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