In this butler's pantry, a gallery wall of mushroom botanical art adds a curious culinary element. The large storage and utility space has it all: open shelves for cookbooks, counter space for prepping food and concealed storage for odds and ends.
Light green walls complement the furniture used in this living room, including a striped sofa decorated with throw and pillows, matching armchairs, wood coffee table, and botanical wall art. Large windows and a white built-in cabinet add openness to the room.
A burl wood headboard and antique nightstand feature carved botanical motifs that tie in with the room's bedding and art. In this whole-house renovation project, the homeowner wished to incorporate some sentimental pieces while creating an overall space that's light, bright and updated.
Love air plants, but not quite sure what to do with them? Buy glass orbs, and hang them on an accordion rack. The easy-care plants will instantly bring life to any room without taking up valuable floor space.
Botanical prints like these are fairly easy to find at thrift and antiques stores, and they can incorporate an old-fashioned luxury into the bedroom. Framed above the bed, they add a sense of nature and calm. “Painting everything ivory and white and the curtains the same color sets off the dark silhouette of the furniture,” says Susan Sully, author of “Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques." The Jenny Lind Spool bed, an old traveling trunk and shiplapped walls create a cozy feel.
This contemporary living room makes a statement for strong colors with its deep blue walls, yellow sofa and white woodwork, artwork, and accessories. Multicolored artwork, matted in white, line the walls with a stunning effect.
A traditional bed is dressed with clean white bedding and paired with classic nightstands and a skirted bench. A beaded chandelier brings an elegant note to the room, while botanical prints and Ikat window treatments add visual texture to the space.
Interior designer Linda Woodrum wanted to avoid the use of botanical prints in the bathroom, so she took a contemporary route when selecting art. "This is a traditional home and we wanted to give it something that wasn't traditional," she says.
A little color goes a long way in this small bedroom. Botanical prints, floral pillows, crisp white bedding and a wood headboard are set against light yellow paneled walls for a classic cottage-style look. The wall art and lamp sconces make the space look polished, yet casual.
Count on columnar evergreens like North Pole arborvitae to introduce a strong vertical element to gardens. Its narrow form also works well planted in groups as a hedge. This upright beauty was selected in Minnesota and resists winterburn. Hardy in Zones 3-7. Botanical name: Thuja occidentalis ‘Art Boe’