Come be inspired and see these Beautiful Ways to Decorate with Succulents. They add such charm and style to your indoor or outdoor home decor.
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Beautiful Ways to Decorate with Succulents
Although I love greenery around the house, I wasn’t always a fan of succulents. These little guys grew on me (ha ha) and now I’m in love! 🙂 They look great in just about any container or planter and are fairly low maintenance. There are just so many Beautiful Ways to Decorate with Succulents.
Fun Fact: Did you know nearly all cacti are succulents but not all succulents are cacti? Interesting.
Arrangements, topiaries, wreaths, and wall hangings are all great ways to display succulent plants. I literally see them everywhere. While at the plant nursery shopping for our annuals this year, I saw an adorable succulent garden nestled in a vintage birdcage. It was more than $50! Yikes! Although adorable, it was just too expensive to put in my cart and take home. It inspired me though.
Come learn how I made mine for $20 using Dollar Store succulents!
If you know me, you know I don’t have a green thumb, I’ve killed very hearty and “easy to take care of” plants, so I decided to use faux succulents for my DIY. I think they look wonderful and authentic – no one would ever know they’re not real. Bonus! No maintenance! Remember, I’m not good with plants.
How to Make a Succulent DIY
The birdcage used in this tutorial was found at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store for 70% off, but you could use just about anything that fits your decor and budget. Vintage tins, tea cups, mercury glass vases, whatever you like!
All other materials came from the Dollar Store besides one of the larger succulents, which was also found at Jo-Anns.
Take the floral foam and place it in bottom of the birdcage covering most of and surface. Cut and shape if necessary.
Use the moss to cover the floral foam. Spread it out so none of the foam is showing.
Push your faux succulents through the moss into the floral foam. Vary the height and colors of succulents. I tried to pick ones that looked good together no matter which way I placed them. And tada, you’re done!
We plan to enjoy the succulent birdcage outside in our outdoor entertaining area, but it looks good inside too, so we’ll see!
More Ways to Decorate with Succulents
Since there are so many ways to decorate with succulents, here’s some inspiration so you can create a succulent DIY project or your own.
Almost anything can be repurposed for a one-of-a-kind container. I love the way these succulents look so elegant in the mercury glass vases. So charming!
Succulents can be whimsical too. Check out this Succulent Bird Bath by A Cultivated Nest.
Think of all the creative ways you could display your succulents. Inside the Fox Den has a Hexagon Popsicle Shelf featuring hers.
Create a little succulent garden anywhere. On Sutton Place created a succulent garden on her coffee table. How clever is that!
Geometric shapes are a hot decorating trend, too. You could definitely place your succulents inside a Geometric Terrarium for a cool display that looks great on a desk or window sill. Via Inside the Fox Den.
Succulents aren’t just for your home, they’re also great for decorating parties and weddings. Stagetecture shows you how to Feature Succulents in Wedding Decor.
Succulent plants and planters don’t have to be expensive to add charm. How nifty are A Cultivated Nest’s DIY Dollar Store Succulents and Containers??
Watch this video if you’re curious how to create succulent planters and how to properly care for them.
Are you inspired to try decorating with succulents? Think outside the traditional for your planters and they’ll reflect your personal style, which is what ultimately makes a house a home!
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