And guess what….he killed it. He loved it, cared for it, watered it, killed it.
Unbeknownst to both of us at the time, I managed to buy a plant that needed minimal watering (which was great because I remembered to water it maybe once a week if I was lucky), and was not supposed to be placed in direct sunlight. So, my basement bedroom living conditions were perfect for it to thrive. Well, hand it over to Noel who actually remembers to water it daily, and my poor plant drowned. It was quite amusing in a tragic sort of way.
By now you’re probably wondering where this story is going. You see, I felt the need to establish that I in no way, shape, or form have even the slightest bit of a green thumb, so when it comes to decorating with greenery, I steer clear for the poor plants’ sakes. However, if you are a plant whisperer, A) I envy you, and B) this post is for you, because today we’re going to talk about how to decorate your home with plants. So without further ado…here are my three bits of advice when it comes to decorating with greenery:
#1) SCALE SCALE SCALE. I cannot stress this enough. It is so important that the plant you use is the correct size and proportion for you space. If the plant is too small, the room will simply drown it out. If the plant is too large, you room will start to feel like an overgrown forest. Rather Obvious Tip: large plants are good for large spaces. For smaller vignettes (like on a bookshelf, coffee table, or something of the like) opt for a smaller plant. Think this: