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February 11, 2021

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“Silver-white winters that melt into springs, these are a few of my favorite things.”

The only problem is, Idaho isn’t quite to the “melting” part. In fact, it snowed just yesterday. Meanwhile, I’m currently itching to see signs of spring and from the looks of it, I can keep on dreaming. One of my go-to styling tips is (are you sick of me talking about it yet?) cutting outside branches and putting them in a vase. It’s a great way to decorate seasonally, it brings the outside in, and um… it’s free. So why not? Only problem is, all there is to cut outside right now are sticks. Like I said, I’m thinking spring over here. *crosses fingers*

So the alternative? Faux branches. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; faux is a great way to….branch the gap until spring. ;)

Table, Chairs, Branches, Pendant Light, Leather Chairs, Throw Blanket, Rug, Sofa, Throw Pillow, Floor Lamp, Olive Tree, Planter

Setting out these branches is giving me a pep in my step. It’s a great step to transition the inside of your home seasonally without changing anything else. The outside might be gray, but adding in a little vibrance in any room is going to really freshen things up, especially if you have a lot of windows on the outside. And to those who are already reaping the beautiful benefits of spring, let’s just say I’m a little jealous. Maybe a lot.

We rounded up a bunch of spring greenery at every price point. There’s something in here for everyone, and I can’t wait to see how you incorporate these into your own homes!


1. Hazel Leaf Stem $4
2. Green Herb Flower Stem $6
3. Lemon Leaf Spray $8
4. Lavender Stem $14
5. Olive Stem $14
6. Mission Fig Branch $19
7. Silver Dollar Eucalyptus Stem $20
8. White Quince Branch $28
9. Hops Branch $30
10. Gingko Branch $30
11. Laurel Leaf Stem $38
12.  Green Petal Leaf Branch $39

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  1. Megan says:

    Can you share where your roman shades are from?

  2. I love both faux and real- I am constantly pulling stems from outside to add some life to my spaces, but in the areas I have faux it’s nice to know I won’t have to replace them in 2 weeks!

  3. Mara says:

    Loved this post! I was just looking into getting some faux branches so perfect timing (as always!!)

  4. Shin Chau says:

    Don’t forget that for some of us, it’s not just a matter of winter versus spring. We may not have a yard with fully grown trees, or a yard at all. Not everyone lives in a place where property is affordable or has the means to buy a lot of it. Those with apartments or condos also like to decorate, and relatedly many like faux because buying branches or other fresh florals is a wreck on the environment with its footprint. So it’d be nice if you acknowledged that faux is acceptable all the time — not just for when nature isn’t blooming.

  5. Pia says:

    Nothing wrong with some sticks or branches from outside. Its snow outside here in Sweden too but I go out and cut of some branches and put them in a vase. It takes a couple of days but then I get the green leafs and white blossoms. Lovely. Just make sure to give the branch a new cut every week together with some new water. It ill last you at least a month. No real need for faux.
    PS. Not all branches will grow, It is a bit of a trial and error thing. But that is part of the fun…

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