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5 Fresh & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home

Finding fresh and creative was to decorate with flowers should not be limited to a single floral arrangement in a vase. In this post, explore fun and inspiring ways to integrate floral decor. Visit aprettyfix.com for some fresh inspiration this season!

This is going to seem a bit unusual coming from me, but I am a late comer when it comes to appreciating floral decor. Yep, it’s true. The girl who has pretty floral prints in her guest room, floral pillows in her living room, and who loves creating floral wreaths has been a late-bloomer (pardon the pun) in the department of floral decor.

While I’ve always loved fresh flower arrangements, I’ve often shied away from floral motifs. I think it stems from growing up in the eighties and seeing far too many homes that looked like they’d been hit by ‘flower bombs’ end to end. While I still shy away from ‘too much floral’ (whatever that means), I believe we can all appreciate the rare beauty, texture and colour that flowers can bring into a home.

That’s why these days I love to find fresh and unique ways to integrate flowers seamlessly into my home. There are a lot of creative ways to do this and still retain a signature style, whether you love farmhouse, Scandi, modern, retro or boho, flowers are one of the most versatile accessories you can incorporate. And the best part? They are about as budget-friendly as you can get, whether you choose to use fresh or silk varieties.

Here are 5 ways that I’ve integrated flowers into my home this season:

1.  ENCASED IN GLASS

In A Cloche

This hand sculpture got a little extra love with the addition of this single stemmed bloom.

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home

The sculpture is actually part of a larger display on a console table in our Great Room. Subtle and understated, it’s a simple way to integrate florals without changing out my accessories.

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home

In a Geometric Accessory Holder

I turned a basic geometric accessory holder into a terrarium by adding some succulents and placing it on our coffee table.

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home

2.  DIY FLORAL WREATH CROWN

I decided to add a touch of pretty to this deer head by creating a floral wreath crown. Call me crazy, but I love it!

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - DIY Floral Wreath Crown

It may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but it is one of the most distinctive features in our Great Room.

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - DIY Floral Wreath Crown

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - DIY Floral Wreath Crown

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - DIY Floral Wreath Crown

3.  LAID OUT CASUALLY

In A Basket

I’ve always been a fan of keeping things soft and simple. Taking a bouquet of flowers and laying it out is one of the easiest ways to add a whisper of colour without much fuss.

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - Casually Laid Out On a Basket

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - Casually Laid Out On a Basket

Part of a Vignette

Another way to create casual elegance with a bouquet of flowers is to incorporate it into a vignette like this one on our buffet table.

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - Part of a Vignette

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - Part of a Vignette

And I just love how these flowers look against this cute framed print.

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - Part of a Vignette

4.  IN A VASE OR OPEN CONTAINER

Bud vases are another simple way to add a subtle floral touch.

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - In a Vase or Open Container

(If you look closely, you can see me taking a photo! What a ham I am 😉 )

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - In a Vase or Open Container

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - In a Vase or Open Container

Candle Holders or Planters

Perhaps an unusual choice, but I love using candle holders for more than just candles.

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - In A Vase Or Open Container

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - In Candle Holder or Planter

And I love how perfectly the woodland creature planter fits into this pretty display.

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - In Candle Holder or Planter

(This is the only spot that I decided to make a more prominent style impact using flowers and I just love how it turned out. And if I tire of it, I need only remove a few of the candle holders to create an understated look.)

5.  A DIY ‘BOUTONNIERE’ OR FLORAL FLOURISH 

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - Boutonniere or Floral Flourish

I think opposites attract and create beautiful results. That’s why adding a floral touch to this edgy deer head palette art really works.

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - Boutonniere or Floral Flourish

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - Boutonniere or Floral Flourish

Both subtle and beautiful, this floral flourish is such a simple way to enliven this piece of art.

5 Simple & Creative Ways To Integrate Flowers In Your Home - Boutonniere or Floral Flourish

Well, I hope you enjoyed this little tour of my home this season. I have found flowers to be an easy way to beautify my space without spending a lot of money. And you don’t have to be a floral fanatic to integrate flowers in subtle ways into your home. Try it out this weekend and you’ll see just how pretty your space will feel.

Happy decorating 🙂

 

For more decor, craft and DIY tips for the home, check out the following link parties: Family Joy Blog Link UpSnickerdoodle Create-Bake-MakeSweet Inspiration and Pretty Pintastic Party.

 

 

  • Michelle
    March 22, 2017 at 10:43 am

    No one would ever call you crazy Jelica, your taste is impeccable. I love, love, love what you did by giving the deer head a floral wreath crown. That’s so natural and appropriate. Beautiful as always

    • Jelica
      March 22, 2017 at 6:52 pm

      Awww, thanks so much Michelle 🙂 Creating the crown took less time than I initially anticipated. In fact, the whole project took about 30 minutes. All in all, an easy-peasy DIY, yet it’s so interesting as a decor piece in our living room space.

  • Mary-the boondocks blog
    March 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    I agree with Michelle Your taste is impeccable alright. I love the contrast between the starkness of the last board and the flowers. And speaking of flowers this gal has never seen such pretty pink succulents. Are those real? The composition with the deer antlers and the flowers is also spectacular!

    • Jelica
      March 29, 2017 at 8:53 pm

      Your eyes do not deceive you Mary! The succulents (and all of the flowers in this post) are all synthetic. It is amazing how beautiful and life-like faux flowers are these days. While I do love me some fresh flowers, it’s nice to have the versatility (and longevity) that synthetic flowers can bring.

  • Smiling Notes
    April 17, 2017 at 4:44 pm

    Oh I love all the photos!! These are some really unique and beautiful ways to refresh your home for spring and summer! I especially loved the one with the deer head wearing the floral crown 🙂 Thanks a lot for joining us at the Family Joy Blog Link up party! Pinned!

    • Jelica
      April 17, 2017 at 8:01 pm

      Thank you so much! My home was sadly lacking in flowers through the winter season. It definitely needed a little pick-me-up 🙂