Decorating our homes with plants is becoming increasingly popular, but often we don’t have time to care for plants or there isn’t suitable space in the apartment where they can get an adequate amount of sunlight. If you don’t have time to care for plants and they have a short lifespan in your home, then choose dried flowers for decoration. Dried flowers used to be popular in the form of brightly colored, unpleasant-feeling bouquets, but nowadays you can find more natural, beautifully dried plants.
The popular eucalyptus
Eucalyptus can be a decorative addition to our home, either in dried form or as a potted plant. Eucalyptus as a potted plant is relatively low-maintenance and doesn’t require daily watering or constant fertilization. You can use it to decorate your home when planted in a pot, or place it in a planter on the terrace or in the garden. Eucalyptus is frost-resistant up to -10 degrees Celsius, so even a fully grown specimen can easily survive in a winter garden. Being an evergreen plant, eucalyptus can be enjoyed in every season. There are several varieties of eucalyptus, with the mountain eucalyptus being the most popular in Hungary. It has a distinctive, very pleasant scent, and its leaves change to bluish-green and deep green colors depending on the season. You can dry the pruned eucalyptus branches and use them to decorate your home. If you don’t want to take care of eucalyptus, you can also get it in dried form or opt for artificial eucalyptus branches that look lifelike for decoration. The dried branches themselves are very attractive, but when tied into bouquets with flowers, they create a spectacular result. We highly recommend eucalyptus decorations such as bouquets and wreaths for those looking for home decor made from natural materials.
What could be the second most popular dried plant if not lavender?! 🙂 Dried lavender not only looks great in a vase but also emits a pleasant scent in the room all year round.
If you want to sleep more peacefully, place a small bunch of dried lavender on your nightstand in the bedroom, as the dried plant can still release its essential oil for a long time, helping you relax and sleep through the night. Tip: If you want to use lavender for restful nights, you can safely add a few drops of lavender essential oil to the already dried lavender flowers.
Dried flowers in bouquets
Colorful bouquets created with delicate elegance look great on the fireplace or the top of a dresser, but they also work well as a centerpiece on the dining table or even on the coffee table. With their colors, they enhance the atmosphere of the living room and fit perfectly into modern, vintage, or retro-style homes.
Are they really dust collectors?
Many people avoid having dried flowers in their homes because they think they collect dust and are difficult to clean. In reality, they collect much less dust than, for example, our carpets or the textile covers of our sofas. During a deep cleaning session, if you notice that your dried flower bouquet is quite dusty, simply hold it under the shower and rinse off the dust with cold water using firm movements. Then, place it on the terrace or balcony to dry, allowing the air to circulate and ensuring it dries properly. If you don’t put it in a vase in a place without airflow while it’s still wet, you don’t have to worry about it becoming moldy.
In conclusion, dried flowers can create a natural atmosphere in your home without endangering the survival of your plants. If you want to try something new in home decor, confidently choose dried flowers and enjoy their beauty.
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