A pair of weathered green garden urns act as coffee tables, adding a touch of character balanced by a traditional sofa. The large window has a striped valance that evokes a Moroccan feel along with other accessories.
Making the most of all the outdoor spaces of this private estate, the small courtyard is transformed in to a cozy getaway. The sounds of the urn-style water feature create a calm atmosphere, while leafy green plants bring texture and liveliness to the space.
Arched doors frame this bright and airy living room, which features a large stone fireplace and glass coffee table. The decor takes on a Mediterranean vibe with its earthy blue and brown floral upholstered furniture and pillows, and the bronze urns with green ivy that sit on the mantel.
The urn plant (Aechmea fasciata) is one of the more common and popular bromeliads. Beloved for its pink and purple flower, the urn plant also offers green and silver banded leaves. Plants flower after reaching maturity, usually around the five-year mark. After blooming, the main plant dies, but you can transplant pups from around the base of the plant.
After the holiday plates, platters and placemats are stored away, add a new element of greenery through fresh flowers and topiaries. The lemon cypress topiaries and Star of Bethlehem in urns provide a touch of green, whether on a table or on a mantle, says Karin Jeffcoat of Cote Designs, a floral and event studio in Aiken, S.C.
White and green is a universal palette that can transition nicely into post-holiday decorating, especially if you remove stronger holiday hues such as red. Karin Jeffcoat of Cote Designs, a floral and event studio in Aiken, S.C., filled small urns with fresh flowers, including white hydrangeas and dainty Star of Bethlehem.
To save green on greenery, Atlanta designer Devon Garner says artificial palm stems are a great choice on a mantel because of their height. You only need a couple palms to make an impact. She pulled together a painting from a discount home decor store and urns priced at 50 percent at a furniture store for this rustic fireplace decor.