Best House Plants

25House plants have a celestial aura that transmit positive energy to every nook and cranny of the house. Green leafy foliage adds dimension to the house and gives the space a meaning of its own. They also add an air of pure sophistication and class. However, it is very important for you, as a plant lover, to comprehend the type of plant that would prove suitable for the ‘home’ environment. Coming up, is a comprehensive list of the best house plants that you could lay your hands on and soften a room with immeasurable character.

Have you ever visited an acquaintance, looked around at her abode and found green’s thriving simultaneously? Have you been bitten by a thought bug of you being unable to possess the same green glory? It seems as though these people have a knack of keeping plants alive and kicking green. Their plants look luscious and enviably glossy. Your heart dries up when you see your own plants struggling to breathe, let alone grow. It is probable that there may be plenty of south-facing windows that embrace the morning sunlight but sometimes this may not be the case. The house may consist of a number of dark and shady corners that invite little or no potential natural light.

So which house plants are low on maintenance, high on appearance and can survive in such shady indoor situations, you ask? The solution is here. You may resort to plants that require no special environment to grow, can withstand erratic weather fluctuations and irregular watering timetables. All in all, they are easy-to-look-after plants.

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Safari Theme Decorating Ideas

23It’s always a great weekend when you visit the nearby forest sanctuary and roast marshmallows over the campfire. The various calls of wild animals may sound music to your ears or give the thrill of your life. It’s such a wonderful feeling when you are close to nature. How would you like to have nature right in your living room? Yes, you can use various ideas to decorate your house or a room based on the safari theme. Your children will love these decorations in their bedroom.
Safari Theme Ideas for Decorating Homes
Safari themes include textures, patterns, colors that are harmonious with nature. You can think of Africa and its unique natural look when planning such a theme. Home design with safari in mind includes a blend of African cultural influence along with the Old World European style. This creates a contemporary natural look with a sophisticated feel.

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Polka Dots Home Decorating Ideas

24Dot Your Walls
If you have a white wall, paint medium-sized red polka dots on it. To downplay the look and not draw too much attention to the dots, place a plush black sofa with a glass coffee table accompanying it, and let it transform your room from boring to absolutely mind-blowing.
When it comes to using dots for home décor, there is so much one can do. Right from bathrooms to bedrooms, polka dots can be used in varying combinations to accentuate the beauty of the room. As home décor is such a subjective topic, views may vary from person to person. But, what matters most is the way the ideas have been implemented, and the final look of your home.

Playing around with dots is easy, as long as you pair them with other patterns that complement them. Neutrals and stripes are actually the perfect and safest options to go for. The fun part about dots is, you can explore so many options and combinations that you will get confused as to which one to choose. For example, you are decorating your living room. So, you choose a nice red wallpaper with white dots. You actually have an option to go in for a nice, rich, blue sofa or one that is black, or even white. Plus, you have your coffee table to consider, and a small decorative piece that goes on it, to think about. See what I mean, when I say it’s confusing! Luckily for you, this Buzzle article will give you some amazing home décor ideas that will surely ease away your confusion.

Living rooms are usually considered the main area in the house. Therefore, people are very particular about how it looks, and what others think about it. That is why, more often than not, even if someone has a brilliant idea, they opt for safe and conventional designs, like using neutrals or pastels. However, adding a small scattering of dots here and there, accompanied by stripes or solid patches of color, never harms anyone, and neither does it make the room look garish.

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Plantation Style Home Decorating Ideas

22There are a various styles of home decoration. You have plenty of choices when you are looking for a style for decorating your home. One of these is Plantation style. It is inspired by French and English colonists who had shifted to West Indies in the 17th and 18th century. We all love vacations and this style of home decoration gives your home a relaxed, cozy and holidaying appeal. A plantation style look for your home can be easily achieved by keeping certain things in mind. Here are a few ideas that can change your home into a vacation spot.

Ideas for Plantation Style Home Decor

Color your walls using shades of the earth, sand, sea and sky. Light blue, light green, brown, beige and neutral shades like cream and white can be used for wall color. Usage of soft colors will go well with dark furniture which is characteristic to plantation style interior decoration.

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Mediterranean Decorating Ideas

21The Mediterranean style of interior decoration is often described as alluring and seductive, and it has been used for centuries. It incorporates the use of glass, terracotta, and iron as the basic material. Iron can be used in various ways to enhance the appearance of interiors. Grills made of wrought iron can be used to make structures resembling window frames. The architectural pieces made from wrought iron are also used for wall hangings. Terracotta is used in making pots with different shapes and colors. Over-sized pots are a prominent feature of this style of interior decoration.

The beauty of this decoration style emanates from the fusion and blend of various influences and styles. It is characterized by colors, such as sea and desert sand. Other features include textured walls and mosaic tiles.

One usually finds textured walls with amber, terracotta, and olive green colors in this form of style. The idea behind using these colors is to give the walls a warm appearance. The Mediterranean region is basically characterized by a warm climate. The colors of the walls should reflect this feature. Different materials/substances are used for giving the walls a visual depth.

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