A nursery design should calm baby and parents alike. A soft, neutral color palette accented with botanical artwork does just that. Hang framed prints symmetrically above the crib for a look that feels both clean and organic. This is also a great idea for the perpetual houseplant killer – you get the color of nature without the upkeep.
This staircase features botanical art from Alabama artist Andrew Lee. "We worked together to create flora and fauna pairings seen in and around Alabama," designer James Farmer explains. The gleaming frames pair beautifully with mounted lighting on a similar scale with a complementary finish.
A pair of butterfly botanical prints hang above a neutral sectional in this cozy, tropical sitting area. The wicker coffee table and graphic throw pillows fit the tropical theme but offer an updated, polished look.
Botanical prints and two accents shaped like cathedral windows bring a country touch to this master bedroom. An antique loveseat in green complements the wall art, as well as gives the owners another spot to read and relax after a long day at work.
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.
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.
If you love the botanical trend but aren’t quite ready to dive in full force, why not start with a simple DIY that adds just a touch of nature to your abode? These adorable botanical-print wooden coasters by from Tidbits are just the thing!
Flowers and botanicals add a soft, elegant style to bathroom walls. To achieve this traditional bathroom’s look, you could press your own botanicals or buy botanical prints. The light blush-colored walls and curtains gently contrast with the earthy color of the botanicals. Susan Sully, author of “Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques” adds that a wall is a good place for uniformity, so using identical frames can have a calming effect.