Plants are always fantastic addition to the home or apartment (and even your office).
There are so many reasons to go out and buy a plant for your home right now, I’m not even kidding you.
House plants help purify the air, help reduce noise, have a calming effect, provide clean air.They can make you happier and improve your mental health. Plants can even help with concentration and memory.
The list goes on, and on and on. Don’t believe me? Read more about the health and well-being benefits of plants. And if that doesn’t convince you, maybe these 15 fabulous health benefits of house plants will!
Once you purchase a plant, typically it comes in this plain plastic container in serious need of some sprucing up. There’s a bunch of great DIY ways to dress up your potted plants and the best part is that it looks completely store-bought.
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Wrapping the the pot your plant looks sophisticated and different. It’s an elegant and creative way to decorate your potted plants. These are originally intended as a wedding favor, but I think it could also work as a gift and also on a much larger scale. Visit Wedding Window for a bunch of creative ideas on how to use plants as a party/wedding favor. I love all their ideas so much, especially the tea cup!
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Stamps are so great for decorating or just adding a little personal flare. I mean, who doesn’t love something hand made? There’s something special about a stamp or someone’s handwriting that we love because it’s more personal. It’s meant for you.
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Maybe you’re pressed for space in your kitchen and don’t have much room for decoration, let alone a house plant.
Well these little garden terrarium magnets might just solve your problem (to a degree). And they’re completely DIY, which makes it that much cooler.
Here’s what you need:
- Air plants, cactus or succulents
- Small amount of potting soil
- Spray paint
- Metal tins
- Adhesive magnets
- Painters tape
- E6000 glue
Here’s the how to!
Don’t you just love when this:
Images via Young House Love
Turns into this:
See what I mean about the boring pots the plants are upon purchase? The great thing about this DIY project is that you might have containers like this laying around your house that are in desperate need of use. It’s such a simple, easy, and minimalistic way to display your flowers or plants. For more pictures check out Young House Love.
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If you know anything about home trends, you know that jute wrapped home decor is hot right now. We even wrote about jute wrapped decor here a few weeks ago! Now, this is a novel idea, a jute wrapped potted plant!
Check out this step by step tutorial on how to make a jute wrapped potted plant!
On the subject of decorative potted plants… Now you can decorate yourself with them. I know this isn’t technically DIY, but it is a very unique idea and very pretty. This innovative jewelry concept is by Colleen Jordan. Check out more of these necklace designs here.
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