When it comes to styling your house, no matter your design choices or taste in décor, the addition of greenery is integral to make your home a space that’s welcoming, full of life and effortlessly stylish. From hanging a draping plant in a corner, to using lush greenery as a dining table centrepiece or placing a tall piece of flora beside the couch, there’s plenty of ways you can add a pop of green to your house to create a homey, fresh and happy atmosphere.
That sounds easy enough, but when it comes to choosing foliage to include in your space, how do you know whether to opt for real or artificial plants? Long story short, they both have their advantages and disadvantages, and what you should choose is largely dependent on your personal circumstances, design preferences and living space, so keep reading to find out exactly what is best for you!
Now, before I jump into the specifics let me address a burning question… are indoor plants really needed in your home or are they just trendy to have? Well, I’m here to tell you that while it may appear to be a trend, there’s actually many benefits to having indoor plants in your house, like their ability to fill space and add a touch of refreshing colour, but we’ll do another blog post specifically on this topic at a later date (if you have a desire for more, you can read this article we’ve already done). For now, let’s explore the pros and cons of both real and artificial plants.