Adding houseplants to one room—or many—is an easy way to bring the outdoors in, while adding color and character to a space. A couple of bonuses? A touch of greenery can also help improve indoor air quality and may even help reduce stress.
And with so many types of houseplants to choose from, the possibilities for creating your own indoor oasis are almost limitless. Before purchasing, just make sure you know what the plants need to thrive, especially in terms of light and humidity.
Then let your creativity take over, thinking beyond a couple of African violets on a plant stand or the lone cactus on a windowsill. Use the following ideas as starting points—and put your imagination to work.