It’s like this–we have a lot of faux plants around here. Nothing gives me greater joy than a real bunch of freshly cut branches or a small potted plant, but the truth is I’m not the best at keeping them alive. And with a bunch of little kids and a dog–extra dirt sounds like more work than it’s worth. So more times than not, I go the faux route and sorry, not sorry, it makes me just as happy. (Maybe more? Because I never have to buy them again!)
Today, I wanted to introduce you to a few favorites around our home. In the kitchen, I love to keep a big vase on the island with some greenery. It helps me keep the surface clean and the kitchen looking so fresh.
By the window, we keep hanging pots (these are from Target and no longer sold, but I linked similar below) and recently added faux herbs. It started with real herbs, but Chris actually uses more basil than the pot can keep up with. I had gotten used to the greenery hanging and found these faux herbs that do the trick.
We have two faux fiddle leaf figs. The first is a 5′ tall one in the stairwell. It’s so incredibly realistic and under $60 (this offer comes and goes, so if you’re thinking about it–I’d pounce!). I couldn’t recommend it enough! When you first get it, take your time and fluff the leaves and twist and turn them until you’re happy with it. I like covering the base with a blanket.
The other is in our bedroom. It’s a 7′ one that we’ve had for a few years and I still love it.
There are some faux olive branches on the nightstand which bring in a cooler sage tone.
We carried the same, smaller-leafed olive tree into the living room with this faux tree. It’s so airy and light but makes such a difference in the space.
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