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5 Easy Ways To Bring Nature Into Your Home

Nature really is beautiful and it is well known that being in the great outdoors can have a positive effect on both your mind and body.

Being surrounded by the natural world can be soothing and refreshing, so it’s something many miss whilst at home, especially if you are a city dweller.

Thankfully though there are simple ways to bring nature into your home which will make those days stuck inside more tranquil, and breathe new life into your living space.

Here’s our top tips then, with recommendations on natural home accessories and nature themed decor.

Plant Patterns

Talking of nature themed decor, plant prints have been all the rage for many years now and for good reason.

Often boasting bright and colourful designs inspired by the many plants found in the great outdoors, these patterns are sure to make a statement adorning throws, blankets, cushions and more.

If you are looking for something that isn’t as eye-catching though, there are more subtle prints too focusing on leaves and more simple greenery, which will add a nice touch to any living space.

House Plants

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Whilst house plants have always been around, over the past couple of years more and more people have been embracing the ‘plant life’ bringing greenery into their homes.

Not only do plants spruce up any space, but they also help make your home feel bright and lively.

They don’t just bring in aesthetic value though as plants are also said to have a range of health benefits, from reducing toxins in the air, helping lower your blood pressure, and encouraging deeper sleep.

If you are just starting out with indoor plants, we recommend picking up some succulents as they are incredibly low maintenance.

Wooden Accessories

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Wood is a massive part of the natural world, therefore an easy way to bring nature into your home is by bringing in some wooden accessories.

Of course plenty of furniture is made from wood so it’s probably a major feature in your living space already, but you can also swap out plastic accessories for wooden ones which are both more natural and eco-friendly.

From clocks, to chopping boards, to lamps and much more, there is also a wide range of types of wood to choose from such as driftwood, bamboo, mahogany and pine meaning you can find accessories to suit any style.

Decorate The Walls

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Bare walls quite simply are boring, so why not brighten them up with some nature inspired art prints or photos of the natural world.

Not only is this an easy way to put your own personalised stamp on your living space, but whilst you are stuck indoors it will be a reminder of the beauty that lies outside.

There are plenty of prints to choose from too, including scenic ones of mountains or more monochromatic arty designs inspired by the likes of palm trees.

Nature Themed Decor

Once you have hung up some art, brought in some indoor plants and accessorised with some beautiful throws, it’s time to look at the other elements of your home, the smaller ones which often make all the difference.

Here we are talking about everything from the mugs in your kitchen cupboard, the bath mats you step onto after a hot shower, and the tea towels which get to work drying dishes every day.

These essentials are important not just because they are incredibly useful, but they help you show off your personality and are small furnishings that are a key part of the decor.

So if you are looking to bring the outdoors into your home, a quick way to do so is by ensuring these essentials are nature themed too!

Shop our full nature range here.

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Emily Murray

Emily Murray

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Emily is a journalist and film critic who unashamedly cries at most movies having got too emotionally attached. When not at the cinema, she is at home cuddling her cat Holmes, whilst binge watching New Girl.