I’ve noticed more and more small-leaved trees trending in interiors. Olive Trees are the new fiddle leaf figs and I’m loving the significantly smaller leaves which feels so fresh! I don’t think Fiddle Leafs are going anywhere but it’s fun to see how these trees add a completely different vibe to a room.
I love the olive tree in this nursery by Lexi Grace Design:
Or this huge, bushy one from Brown Design Inc. (that pot is equally as drool-worthy).
Or these smaller olive branches taking root in this moody interiorthis moody interior.
Not only do I love the look of Olive trees, but the deep symbolism strikes a chord, too. Olive trees historically stand for peace and friendship–what more could you want in your home?! Recently, we added an olive tree to our living room (I know, I know–another living room change).
We moved our fiddle leaf fig into our bedroom (still working on window treatments) and I love it in here. Its leaves are larger and the tree is less bushy, so it doesn’t hide the art at all, but adds the height and green the room was begging for.
I think the olive tree feels a bit more formal, while the fiddle leaf leans casual–and I don’t think I could pick a favorite! Real olive trees can last for quite awhile in a pot (you can get real ones at your local nursery or here online) but ours is faux from right here and we get compliments from everyone that has walked through the front door. I love it so much!
Another popular tree I keep seeing is the ficus! I’ve rounded up a few favorite faux Olive trees (we have 1 and 6, although 4 looks really good and is currently on sale with code SAVEMORE!) and ficus trees below in case you want to hop on the trend!
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