When leaves are this pretty, flowers aren’t necessary! Hippo Rose polka-dot plant (Hypoestes) delivers outstanding color with contrasting shades of hot pink and deep green. Tuck this beauty into containers or use it to fill a planting bed with can’t-miss color. Pinch plants when young to increase branching. Plants grow 16 to 22 inches tall by 8 to 14 inches wide.
The niche between the two bookshelves is the perfect spot for the crib; in later years, a headboard will tuck neatly up against the wall. The gold polka dots on the back wall are brought out by the spherical gold pendants in the center of the room.
Tired of her plain white bookshelves, lifestyle blogger Janine Waite used foam core, an Exacto knife, playful polka dot wrapping paper and a ruler and tape to give them an easy makeover. The bookshelves now offer stylish storage and give her home office a welcome punch of color.
Layers of patterns in shades of purple from the mirror down to the rug give this nursery a luxurious feel. A large dresser conveniently doubles as a changing table with the easy addition of a changing pad.
Stepping into this eclectic living room reveals walls of polka dot wallpaper. Pops of red in the dining chairs and canvases complement the bold aesthetic, ensuring that this space is full of visual interest.