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The Easiest Ways to Embrace the Jungalow Trend

Jul 1 2014 - 10:39am

Air-quality benefits [1] aside, decorating with plants is one of the easiest ways to make a home feel more lived-in and relaxed. Thanks to some clever decorating tools and tricks, even yard-less urbanites can create a lush indoor garden. From design-forward planters to outside-the-box styling, these ideas will inspire you to create your own indoor jungle!

Source: Justina Blakeney [2]

Going Mod

These minimal ceramic wall planters [3] ($19-$69) by Shane Powers for West Elm turn plants into works of art. Bonus: orchid-lovers will get a kick out of the specially designed aerated versions!

Woodsy

Weathered driftwood is perfect for holding anything from moss to air plants. Hit up Etsy for beautiful versions like this driftwood planter [4] ($24).

Source: Instagram user typefiend [5]

Standing Tall

If you want to ensure that your plants make a statement, then try placing them in stands of varying heights. Ferm Living's brass pots [6] ($40 each) make a particularly striking partner.

Source: Ferm Living [7]

Float

Create dimension and height with a floating shelf — the look is so simple and streamlined, all you'll notice is the plants.

Source: Instagram user jeanasohn [8]

Bench Mark

Another trick for raising plants from ground level is to line them up on a bench. The narrow width won't take up much space but will make a huge impact. Check out Emily Henderson's step-by-step tutorial for creating this indoor garden [9]!

Photo by Laure Joliet [10] via Emily Henderson [11]

Clusters

If you're looking for an idea that makes an impact on a smaller scale, then try clustering a few plants on a small trunk or side table. Tip: choosing plants and planters in varying textures and heights with create visual interest.

Photo by Zeke Ruelas [12] via Emily Henderson [13]

Chair Trick

If you have a vintage chair that you enjoy looking at more than sitting in, then consider using it as a plant stand to put both on display.

Source: Västanhem [14]

Frames

Place a woolly pocket planter inside a vintage frame, and you'll have instant wall magic.

Source: Teri Lyn Fisher [15]

Pocket Drawers

If you're struggling with ideas for how to put that vintage apothecary or card catalog [16] to good use, then consider pulling a couple of the drawers out and filling them with plants.

Source: Justina Blakeney [17]

Brass Beauty

Think of it as a sconce for your plants — these geometric planters [18] ($75 and up) add a touch of glam to that green thumb. Check our even more jungalow-inspired moments in this design blogger's house tour [19]!

Source: Justina Blakeney [20]

Shelf It

Apartment 34 [21] founder Erin Hiemstra displayed ferns in a cubby-style wall unit in this Sunset house tour [22] to create a cool floating visual.

Source: Sunset / Spencer Toy [23]

Green Taxidermy?

Staghorn Ferns [24] replace traditional antlers in this serene setting.

Source: Domino [25]


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