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Design Trends: Succulents and Ferns

Painting of succulents
July 1, 2019

These home decor themes transcend the seasons. Summertime is a great time to decorate with succulents and ferns, but it’s not uncommon to find these themes in fall and holiday decor. Just add a little glitter, or keep it natural and blend them into traditional seasonal foliage for a touch of contrast and interest.


According to Pinterest, searches for “succulents” are up 235% in 2019. If you love the look but are looking for an easy-care alternative, you’ll be impressed by The Arboretum Store’s real-looking faux succulents in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. You’ll also find great vessels for designing arrangements with real or faux succulents. Just pick a variety of textures, colors, and heights for your decor piece, and you can’t go wrong. Find faux succulents and coordinating designs on pillows, napkins, artwork, stationery items, and more at the store.


Another popular home decor trend is ferns. Fern stems or bundles can fill a vase or pot that needs a fresh look. Their lush deep green hues add a sense of calm and serenity. They look great anywhere-- bathroom, bedroom, living room, or entryway. Try mixing sizes and shapes of ferns for more interest. Individual fern stems and pots of ferns are available in a variety of sizes, shapes, and prices at the store.


Framed fern prints Two fern designs displayed in a rustic wood frame. Versatile frame can also be used to hold photo. Approximately 15x12x2 inches. $69.00 each.


Featured above:  Fun, colorful, and on-trend painting of succulents. Perfect for a bathroom, bedroom, or home office. 28 inches square, $59.00.