Air plants, also known as Tillandsia, are one of the most popular indoor plant species because it’s easy to care of and its display versatility. Yes, that’s right. You don’t have to put them in a pot since they do not require soil to grow. These plants survive on air, sunlight, and water. Mind-blowing, right?
Air plants can be displayed everywhere in your home. So, if you love air plants, but not sure how to prop them in your home, then keep reading because we have creative and fun air plant display ideas for every budget and style, from driftwood to rocks. Trust us, the possibilities are endless!
Driftwood, Grapevine, or Mopani
First on our list of air plant display ideas is to use driftwood, grapevine, or Mopani. You will notice that air plants are often seen attached to the sides of trees. Recreate their natural habitat in your home by collecting beautiful pieces of driftwood. Keep in mind that the right way to attach your air plants to the wood is to use a “Tilly” glue or E-6000, which is waterproof and safe for air plants.
A chic and easy way to display your air plants is to use cork bark. Yes, you can use wine corks to display your air plants. They can be hung in groupings or by themselves like magnets on your fridge. The best thing is it’s easy to do, and you can give it as a gift.
Seashells, Urchins, & Natural Containers
Next on our air plant display ideas list is to use seashells, urchins, and natural containers. This is perfect for coastal style homes. Plus, it’s a cheap display option for your air plants. Place your air plants in the small holes of the seashells and urchins. You will be surprised that air plants and urchins make the cutest pairing.
I guess glass terrariums are the first idea that you may think of on how to display your air plants because they’re easy to install and simple. Plus, you can easily change the contents of the terrarium depending on the season.
However, experts say that this is not really recommended for your air plants because it collects water, which could be the cause of your air plant’s death. If you can drain the water afterward, then you could go with the glass terrarium idea.
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Next on our air plant display ideas is one of the booming (blooming?) idea because of its stunning look on any part of your home. Yes, we’re talking about vertical gardens. It’s really simple to do. All you need is an antique picture frame and a simple wire mesh. You can customize the design and size of your vertical garden, as well. It’s best to create a large vertical garden with at least 30 large air plants.
If you want a more stylish air plant display, then try placing your air plant in an adorable ceramic air plant holder. It can be placed anywhere in your home, or you can give it as a gift for a green-thumbed pal.
- Hanging Clay Pots, Set of 9 | 2. Lotus Planter | 3. Stoneware Family Planter | 4. Pamina Air Plant Holder | 5. Eileen 100% Hand Blown Art Glass Hanging Planter | 6. Brown Dog Ceramic Planter
Macrame Plant Hanger
Lastly, on our air plant display ideas list is for our boho and farmhouse lovers. Create your own mini macrame air plant holder with cotton rope and wooden dowel. It’s actually easy and fun to do. Plus, you can customize the design and size according to your style.
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That’s a wrap for our chic air plant display ideas. Learn more interior design tips and ideas on Omysa’s blog. Happy decorating!