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Ever since Pantone named Greenery as its Colour of the Year in 2017, there’s been a significant rise in the “Botanical Interiors Trend.” According to Pinterest, saves for botanical ideas have increased by 75 per cent globally in May 2018, making it one of the fastest growing home trends of 2018. The popularity of this trend stems from a back to basics call to nature and the desire bring the outdoors in especially in urban homes where outdoor space is at a premium. This trend embraces the use of refreshing and revitalizing shades and materials of the natural world to create a sense of earthiness and serenity in your home. Here are five elements that you can combine with materials such as cork, wicker, rattan, jute and wood to create an inspired botanical look.


1) Wallpaper and Art Prints

The botanical theme extends beyond just incorporating actual plants. Decorative elements such as wallpapers or art prints can really add drama and depth - especially when combined with real foliage!

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2) Botanical Themed Furniture

Upholstery with floral prints and botanical motifs can be used to cover bed headboards, sofas, and armchairs.

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3) Terrariums

Introduce a mini botanical ecosystem in your space with a terrarium. A terrarium is essentially a glass container containing soil in which plants are grown. These days a variety of exquisite terrariums are available in the market with shapes varying from round to conical.

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4) Floral Bedding

Duvet covers, bed sheets, shams and cushions with leaf and flower patterns instantly make the bed look vibrant.

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5) Indoor Plants

Plants are a no brainer when it comes to adding a touch of nature to your space. There are a plenty of indoor plants you can choose from. Besides their ornamental value, plants can also be used to purify the air. The following three plants are easily available, and can be especially beneficial in that respect: Money Plant, Aloe Vera, and Areca Palms.

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