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.
This traditional pink bedroom features captivating tall bedposts, stunning silver-urn lamps and a lightly-patterned wall. Textured bed linen is a sophisticated touch that creates interest without overpowering the soft space.
This single vanity bathroom includes a soft beige bench with candles and a decorative silver urn. Organic elements, such as the driftwood seen on the countertop, provide a pure, natural vibe throughout the space.
Soft purple armchairs overlook beautiful views of the city and bay, and silver urn-like end tables hold accessories and provide a place to set your drink. A translucent sculpture is highlighted by the natural light.
For a homeowner who highly values feng shui, the direct path from the front door to a set of double doors behind the dining table was a big problem. So designers helped to block the energy flow by placing a tall chair at the table's head. Chandelier: Bethel International; silver urn: Wayfair.
Add an edible touch to an elegant floral arrangement with a mix of fresh flowers topped with grape kebabs. For this project, you'll need: a pewter or silver urn, floral foam, floral shears, utility knife, water, two bunches of hydrangea, two bunches of lilies, two bunches of grapes, package of 12 kebabs and measuring tape.
Red, white and pink aren't just reserved for Valentine's Day dinners. To create this romantic centerpiece, arrange pink roses and white daisies, and surround them with homegrown creeping Jenny in a rustic urn. For a touch of intimacy and elegance, add silver candlesticks on either side of the arrangement. Design by Susan Herin of Between Naps on the Porch
Designer Jonathan Savage of Savage Interior Design, based in Nashville, Tenn., recommends using coffee tables with multiple levels for displaying items. This one, from Lillian August, a fine home furnishings retailer, is a brass table with a shagreen base and a top shelf made of glass with silver leafing on the backside. You can find a similar two-level design and mix of metals in tables priced for your budget. A mix of glasswork, vases and urns give it a glamorous feel, while the bust on a lucite base brings a rustic nature to the coffee table vignette.