Faux succulent arrangements have become increasingly popular in interior design, and for good reason. They provide a low-maintenance alternative to natural plants while still offering all the aesthetic benefits of greenery. Plus, they come in a variety of styles, shapes, and colors, making it easy to create a custom look that complements any interior design.
Our Principle Designer and CEO of Parkway, Amy, has a passion and talent for creating stunning succulent arrangements so wee thought we’d have Amy her share with us a few helpful tips and tricks to creating a beautiful faux succulent arrangement.
- A container for the arrangement
- Floral Foam
- Great Stuff Gaps and Cracks Foam
- Glue Gun
Helpful Tips and Tricks
Choose the right container: The container you choose for your faux succulent arrangement can greatly impact the overall look and feel. Consider the size and shape of the container, as well as the material and color. For a modern look, opt for a sleek, metallic container. For a more natural vibe, choose a container made of wood or stone.
Select your plants: There are many different types of faux succulent plants to choose from, each with their own unique look and texture. Consider the colors and shapes of the plants when selecting them. You can create an arrangement with plants that are all the same color or mix and match different shades for a more vibrant look. Don't forget you can pick these up at Parkway!!
Play with texture: One of the benefits of using faux succulent plants is that they often come in a variety of textures, from smooth and shiny to rough and spiky. Mixing textures can add depth and interest to your arrangement.
Consider the height and scale: When creating an arrangement, it's important to consider the height and scale of the plants. Make sure that taller plants are placed towards the back of the arrangement, while shorter plants are towards the front.
Add decorative elements: To make your arrangement truly unique, consider adding decorative elements like rocks, moss, or sand. These can help tie the arrangement together and add an extra pop of texture and color.
Overall, creating faux succulent arrangements in interior design is a great way to add greenery to your space without the upkeep of natural plants. With a little creativity and attention to detail, you can create a unique and stunning arrangement that complements your interior design style.
If you are interested in creating your own faux succulent arrangement in a live class with Amy, please let us know!