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On Trend Artificial House Plants 2018

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On Trend Artificial House Plants 2018

The botanical trend is still going strong, but if your an accidental plant killer, fear not. We've got some gorgeous faux house plants to brighten up your interior in 2018. From tropical banana trees and bird of paradise plants to Japanese bamboo, trailing plants and the plant of the moment, the Pilea, otherwise known as the Chinese money plant.  By using faux plants in your home or workplace, you don’t necessarily need to choose a species that would usually thrive in your climate, meaning you can go for whichever statement plant you like to add impact to a room. For example,...

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Artificial Tropical Palm Tree Installation

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Artificial Tropical Palm Tree Installation

We were recently asked to create an artificial palm tree arrangement in a private residence in central London. The interior designer wanted to use large palms to create an impressive tropical display for her busy client, without having to worry about maintenance, or keeping the right conditions for real palm trees. We used a combination of tall phoenix palm trees to give height, and some shorter areca palms to fill out the large planter.  Trees we used: Phoenix Palm Tree Areca Palm Tree For more information on our installation projects, please visit our sister website www.artigreen.co.uk

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Some Of The Best Faux Plants 2017

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Some Of The Best Faux Plants 2017

If you love lots of greenery in your home, but like me you are an unintentional plant killer, then decorating with faux plants is the answer. The whole reason I started this business was because, basically, I'm utterly rubbish at keeping real plants alive. I was looking for a selection of faux plants to use at home and couldn't find the types I really wanted. I wanted an Aloe and had my heart set of a fiddle leaf fig tree which I kept seeing all over Pinterest and Houzz, but all I found was naff plastic looking horrible things that...

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Pantone Colour Of The Year 2017 'Greenery' Inspired Airbnb House

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Pantone Colour Of The Year 2017 'Greenery' Inspired Airbnb House

The colour experts at Pantone announced their colour of the year 2017 as 'Greenery' and in collaboration with Airbnb, they have designed a whole house in London inspired by the colour. Pantone selects one colour each year which tends to influence design trends including fashion and interiors and this years colour has been described as a “fresh and zesty yellow-green shade”, symbolic of new beginnings, evoking the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore, and renew”. The Greenery house is packed full of inspiration for decorating with plants and bringing more greenery into your home. Whilst it might...

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Exterior Design

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Exterior Design

We would all like the house that stands out from the rest. Whether you are building a new home, renovating your existing home or wanting to sell, exterior design is just as important as the interior.  When it comes to exterior design, there is a lot to think about, such colours and textures which compliment the style of your property to landscaping. Exterior renovation can cost thousands but there are a few easy updates you can do which can help to refresh the look of your home.  1. Replace your front door or paint your existing door: You can choose any...

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