Category: Decorating Tips

How to display succulents in your home

If you are like my friend, and you don’t have the ability to keep a house plant alive, then you should try your hand at succulents.

Succulents only need water when you remember to give it to them! With their unusual shapes and sturdy leaves, they can become affordable pieces of art in your home. Nowadays there are very funky pots on the market, or you can even paint one yourself. (Click HERE to view a link to “40 different ways to paint your terracotta pots”.)

pop and scott potplants

To buy funky pot planters, visit popandscott.com for the real designer look, or visit the online Etsy shops ShadeonShape or Kolbiewood. They are my favourites, and also make lovely gifts.

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How to decorate with Maps

Maps have been around for thousands of years to show us the shape of the world and the lay of the land, but also to get us excited about our next travel destination. In recent years, maps have become a popular way to decorate our homes, adding a touch of worldly flair for the unknown.  Whether it is by choosing a contemporary map for the modern home, or an old world map for the elegant touch, the options are endless.  Find some instant inspiration from these images below.

Map_black_board

(Image by Design Sponge)

Add a wow factor at the entry way by adorning an empty wall with a graphic black and white statement.

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