Urban Jungle Ideas Design Lovers Adore (+5 ways the freshen up your decor with indoor plants!)

It’s no secret that houseplants help bring new life and energy into living areas which are a bit bare. Indoor plants not only make your living space more inviting, they also purify your home’s air to make it healthier.

Designers and Social Media have become obsessed with interiors using indoor plants that contribute to positive feng shui, they have a unique way of making any space feel bright, fresh and striking.

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Want to add houseplants into your home decor but you’re not sure which ones or how to incorporate them into your home design? Here are 10 modern, air-purifying and easy maintenance indoor plants:

  • Orchid
  • Peace Lily
  • Bamboo
  • Lady palm
  • Ficus
  • Devil’s Ivy
  • Spider Plant
  • Boston Fern
  • Rubber Plant
  • Snake Plant

Bring a Feng Shui designer style to your home! Check out 5 of our favourite aesthetic ways to freshen up your home décor by bringing the outside in.

1. Long Hanging Indoor Plants 

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Suspended from the ceiling hanging plants add a whole new dimension to a room. The trailing vines of Devil’s Ivy and the desirable Boston Fern help to soften any ‘bad energy’ that is directed towards you wherever you sleep or work. These plants are perfect for entryways or hanging in strategic places with plenty of light. This display will add life and positive energy to any space and can spruce up your feng shui decor in an instant.

2. Stage a Still Life

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If you have any areas of your home that are unfilled, then adding different layers of plants can turn it into a playful and imaginative plant sanctuary. Layering plants at different heights give the effect of intricate little sculptures, and make a captivating collection. Mix round, shiny, and pointy, uniting them with beautiful coloured pots.

3. Live Art

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If you have empty space on your walls which you would like to fill, why not create a bespoke plant installation by mounting your planters straight onto the wall. A unique and eclectic wall planter, in keeping with the room’s design, is sure to make an artistic impression.

4. Think Outside the Box

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What a wonderful concept! Artisanal or upcycled pots with different shapes and colours accentuate the beauty of the plants. Use old books, cans or crockery that are large and deep enough to house your plant. Not only is this making good use out of items you do not use anymore but it also adds a touch of originality to the aesthetic in the area.

5. Window Display Plants 

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Adorn your window sills with an array of potted plants, whether in the bathroom, kitchen or living space. Invest in beautifully handcrafted pots and create a delightful display directly on an open window sill, where your plants can then blossom in the sunshine.

If you would like to find out more about how indoor plants clean the air, here is the NASA study. Any of these plants you choose will be doing miracles for your feng shui design and positivity, energy and air flow within your home will improve dramatically.


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