Decorating with House Plants

Decorating with House Plants

There's nothing like rich greenery to brighten up a living space, and the positive impact plants have on our health and well-being is well documented. From improving air quality to boosting mood and productivity, the presence of greenery can transform any space. With such a huge variety of indoor plants available, from potted to draping, and indoor trees, the scope for decorating with plants is endless – don’t panic you don’t have to be ‘green-fingered’ to enjoy the benefits.

Whether you want to liven up the kitchen or bring tranquillity to the bedroom, there is a house plant for every room and situation. In this blog post, we will delve deep into the world of house plants, and explore how modular storage can enhance your plant display.

Embrace Greenery

Biophilic design has become hugely popular in recent years, with homeowners wishing to incorporate elements of nature throughout the home. Introducing plants allows you to connect to nature – promoting well-being and productivity, adding a sense of harmony and calming influence into your home.

Plants thrive in every room of the house, lending a sculptural quality and dynamic presence that continuously evolves. Available in an array of shapes, sizes, colours, and textures – from expansive leafy palms to small cacti – indoor plants offer versatile decorating possibilities. We believe they complement and bring out the best in every interior.

Before you embark on an indoor gardening mission, make sure you consider the care requirements of the plants first. If you are not a usual plant parent, start with plants that are easier to maintain – no one likes a dying plant! It is also important to check the environment, choose plants suitable for the specific areas you're decorating and position them where they'll flourish best.

Using Modular Shelving

It’s easy enough to place plants around the home, however having a few designated positions to tend to and display greenery, makes the enjoyment of watching them flourish all the more pleasing. Whether you prefer trailing or potted, shelving provides the perfect framework for your plant display.

An open modular framework allows you to layer planting and experiment with heights, you can choose to position trailing plants on the top shelf for example, allowing the leaves to drape elegantly, this also means that delicate plants are kept out of reach from little hands and paws!

If you're starting with shelving, plants are a must-have when it comes to decorating. Plants will bring an element of softness and freshness. Succulents, with their architectural allure and minimal maintenance requirements, can fill gaps where decor feels overly rigid.

To create depth and texture mix and match plant styles with other pieces of art, such as sculptures and paintings creating a personal display. When it comes to decorating with plants don’t hold back, abundance is key to achieving a thriving botanical theme, use plants to create an immersive and enchanting atmosphere.

Layering plants is a lovely way to bring life and interest to a once-plain room. Choose a variety of forms and shapes and display them at different heights. Remember, open shelving is versatile, so don’t forget to switch up each plant's position, this will ensure they are getting the most light possible as the seasons change.

Planter Boxes for Versatility

If you wish to create a more permanent home for your plants while keeping the versatility, planter boxes are a great choice. Each planter box can be easily incorporated into the Shelved system, they simply slot into the apertures of the framework. No need to worry about water leaks, each comes complete with a plastic waterproof liner.

Planter boxes add another dimension to your modular shelving and complement a range of displays. You can choose to add one or two, or if you wish to go out all out, consider adding multiple boxes to create your very own living wall.

Beyond the main living areas, modular shelving and planter boxes can be utilised in other key parts of the home, as long as there is light and ventilation to allow plants to grow. The pantry is the perfect spot to plant an array of herbs, planters are ideal as they offer a larger surface area, allowing space for plants to flourish. Being on display allows you to reap the benefits of the surrounding greenery, plus, you can engage your senses and enjoy the benefits of fresh herbs in your cooking – rosemary, thyme and mint, to name a few.


Decorating with house plants offers a myriad of benefits for both your home and well-being. By integrating modular shelving, you can create dynamic and versatile displays that elevate your interior design. Whether you're a seasoned plant enthusiast or just starting to explore the world of indoor gardening, incorporating greenery into your home decor is sure to breathe new life into your living space.