Are you moving into a new home? Or maybe you’re revamping your old one? Either way, you need to add flowers as a fundamental part of your home decorating design. There are many great reasons to do so. Besides paint and lawn decor items, flowers are a great natural way to make your home feel alive and a place you actually want to spend time in.
When thinking about revamping our home, we often think of new paint colors to bring in, new furniture to replace the old one, or even décor items to DIY, refurbish, or buy. But it’s not often that flowers cross our mind as an eco-friendly, budget-friendly and beautiful way to liven up any home. Not to mention how easy it is to place them in strategic areas around your home to make it look more appealing.
5 Reasons to Add Flowers to Your Home Décor
Adds Color Naturally
Flowers liven up any place they are in, regardless of their type. Flowers can bring life to even the most run-down home in the need of a paint job. With online flower hubs like Flowers- Seed Needs, you can choose your favorite budget-friendly flower seeds that will add color to your home once fully grown. There is nothing like planting your favorite flower seeds and watching them grow to maturity. This is also a great project you can do with your kids.
Adds Natural Aroma
Flowers aren’t only for sore eyes, they will also make your surroundings smell naturally botanical and add to your home’s air quality. This is true whether you choose to leave them outside untouched or you decide to make a floral arrangement a centerpiece in your living room for an added pop of brightness, scent, and color. Adding a flower arrangement to any room is a great idea. It’s as easy as picking up flowers at your local grocery store and arranging them in a vase.
Add Flowers at the Entry Way
Decorating your home’s entryway with flowers creates an inviting entrance. Curb appeal is so important as to how your home is perceived by visitors and flowers are an easy and inexpensive way to add flair. Two decorative pots on either side of the entryway give balance and create a focal point by accenting the front door.
They Can Renew Themselves
Depending on the flower seeds you pick, you can plant the flowers once and be done with them for years to come! Some flower seeds are annual and don’t need to be replanted, as their roots will stay in the ground throughout winter and come to life in spring and summer with the basic nurturing.
Tulips are a great example of this, and you can get them in a wide array of colors to fit your palette. Other flowers that bloom annually are Black-Eyed Susans, Peony, Daylily, Purple Cone Flower, Salvia, and Sedum (among many others).
They Are Easy On The Budget
Flowers are some of the most inexpensive ways to make your house look stunning and inviting. They don’t require a lot of artificial upkeep and you can buy seeds in bulk when it’s time for planting. If you think about it, all the resources you need to keep a successful flower garden are already in your backyard, this includes natural sunlight, soil, water, and the insects that naturally pollinate them. You can find cheap flower seeds online, at your local farmers market, even at your local convenience shop. In terms of tools, all you need is water, soil, and a shovel.
These are only a few reasons why flowers should be an addition to your home decorating. With flowers and their many colors, shapes and sizes, there are endless possibilities in regards to what you can do with them.
Patricia, like her blog, is not a one-dimensional designer, which is evident in her accolades of 17 national design awards. Over a 38-year career in the industry, she has carved a niche in several areas of design. Licensed in interior design and certified in kitchen and bath design, she offers a full menu of design services ranging from whole house interior design, kitchen and bath design, lighting design, full remodels, commercial design and universal (ADA) design.
Patricia is a sought-after speaker in the industry and has been published in many publications as seen on her interior design firm’s website, https://www.patriciadavisbrowndesigns.com/. She writes for such publications as QuinStreetinc, Relaxed Remodeler, and eHow.com talent offering design tips.
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