Elevate your home décor with these foolproof tips to make your faux flowers look real like they were plucked straight from the garden.
Get Clear on What Real Plants Look LikeBefore you can successfully buy fake flowers that look real, you need to have a strong understanding of what real plants look like. It’s the only way to ensure you’re getting realistic faux plants!
Look for Quality Faux Flowers and GreensWhen purchasing faux flowers and foliage, ask yourself, “Does this look real and authentic as if I cut it from the landscape?” If not, put it back on the shelf and walk away because it’s not worth the money, even if it’s on clearance.
Mix Faux Flowers and Greens With Real PlantsOnce you’ve got your faux flowers and vessel, place them around your home. Even if the arrangement is full-on fake, mixing it in a space with live plants fools the eye.
Trim Faux Flower StemsWhen you bring your faux flowers and greens home, trim the ones that are super long or bunched together so you get a more natural look in a vase or other vessel.
Add Some WaterIf you decide to go with a clear vase, jug, or bottle, drop a few faux flowers stems in and add some water. The water helps fool the eye into thinking the arrangement is real.
Add Some DirtIf you’re working with faux potted plants, adding some actual soil or topping it off with moss is one of the best ways to make it look real.
Mix Fake Flowers and Greens TogetherMix faux faux flowers and greenery with other organic elements to create a natural look.To keep the fake flowers anchored, use the greens as the base and then tuck in some florals with berry sprigs or another type of organic element for added texture and dimension.
Follow along to learn more about decorating with faux flowers and greenery.