Kirsten Shaw · 2021
When it comes to home décor accents, fake plants have always gotten one of the worst reputations. But unlike the plastic-like greenery of the past, modern faux plants and trees look incredibly lifelike and have the ability to refresh and rejuvenate any setting. Here are sharing some decorating tips and tricks that can help make fake plants blend in with your home décor, naturally. Because even if subconsciously we know they are fake, we still want them to look realistic.
Buy High-Quality Fake Plants
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Make sure to be mindful about where you’re putting your fake plants. Corners and places where no light is present gives away that your plant is not real. Putting your plant in a spot with rich natural lighting and breathing space will give the space the appearance of fresh air and life.
Update the Container
One way to tell if a plant is real or fake, isn’t by looking at the leaves; it’s by looking at the base of the plant. A great trick to making a more realistic plant is by switching out the container the plant is in. This gives you a little creativity and allows for a bit more freedom to complement your home decor scheme.compartment.
An easy way to make your fake plant more realistic is by adding a bit of real, natural elements to the base. Soil, dirt, rocks and moss will give your plant life-like texture and distract your eye from the fake plant.
Filling around your faux plants with easy-to-grow live plants will add even more color, texture and shape. It will also make your fake plant harder to spot. Even if you have no real plants, you can place them close to a window to make them blend in and look more natural.
Real plants get watered and misted, meaning a dust faux plant is easy to point out. Make sure to clean, dust and wipe them accordingly to keep them looking real and fresh.
Style Your Fake Plant
A fake plants most recognizable flaw is looking far too perfect. Begin at the bottom and carefully pull each section/tier. Then start fluffing, or separating the branches from the base. You can make the leaves look real by drooping them or creating a slight curve.
Please note all imagery featured is purely inspiration and not a product of Nature's Elements.