5 Ways to Bring the Outdoors In

In an environmentally aware time, we are seeing more of outdoor elements being brought into the home. Whether you’re in a suburb or a downtown loft, nature inspired designs are a must-have these days. Natural decor in the home can set an uplifting mood in the space and inspire a clear mind and leave you feeling refreshed. There are many ways you can bring the outdoors into your interior design and we’re here to show you a few of them.

  1. Bring plants and home grown beauties into your space: Whether you love the big luscious leaves of the philodendron family plants or the simplicity of bamboo, welcome some greenery into your home. There is a type for everyone, a size for any space, and a care rating that will suit any lifestyle, so why not let these plants de-stress your home? If you are looking for a super low maintenance plant, we suggest succulents. They’re adorable and easy to tend to.

    Another trending design is hanging plants or wall planters, especially in the kitchen. Many have turned to growing their own herbs and spices for home-cooking. Either way its a win-win situation and a trend we highly recommend.

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  2. Use natural materials throughout the space: This is a beautiful way to incorporate the outdoors into your home. There is a plethora of options in the natural material realm. You can use marble, stone, or wood for a multitude of surfaces in your home to make it feel like you never left the outdoors. This design plays in with many different style and gives your space a down-to-earth feeling, that can be hard to acquire otherwise.

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  3. Use nature inspired decor: This could be as simple as bringing a floral print into your space, or using a marble base table lamp. The possibilities are endless in this outdoor-to-indoor trend. Here are a few of our favorite nature-inspired decor:

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  4. Let the light in and paint the walls to accentuate the natural light: To help the space feel light and airy, take advantage of your windows and the natural light they let into your home. Light colors in the room help the light bounce from wall to wall and illuminate the space with a bright sunny feeling. This makes the space calming and helps you feel relaxed and revitalized.

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  5. Use the Pantone Color of the Year: Pantone’s Color of the Year is perfectly fitting for bring the outdoors in. Greenery is bright and vibrant and resembles the luscious plants we mentioned first. This yellow-green hue will make you feel like you’re entering a thriving garden that will enliven your senses. Take a peek and these space where greenery makes a statement:

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Tell us how you want to bring the outdoors in and why it is important to you in the comments below.

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