5 Ideas for Decorating a Bedroom with Plants

Last updated on February 24th, 2024 at 08:15 am

Plants can help you sleep better. According to a study by NASA, you’ll sleep well with plants in your bedroom. Plants can remove benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene from your breathing zone.

Even if you don’t live in a big city with poor air quality, the air inside is worse than the air outside. Off-gassing chemicals are responsible for the creation of air pollutants. For example, cleaning products, paint, mold, and mildew can affect your indoor air quality.

If you aren’t sure what plants will suit you best, try bringing home several kinds to find the right ones for you and your room. Rather than trying to pick the perfect plants on your own, rely on our same-day plant delivery service to find the right plants for both you and your room. 

Create a Plant Corner

Because plants clean our indoor air while adding moisture, they instantly make us feel calmer while boosting our moods. This relaxing atmosphere is why there are so many plants in hospital waiting rooms – they help reduce the stress levels of patients and their families during difficult times.

If you have an empty corner in your bedroom, make it a plant corner. You can place one or two large plants on the floor and add a small table to put your lamp or other decorative elements. 

Then you can choose smaller plants to complete the look. Happy Plants (Dracaena fragrans) are perfect for this arrangement since they grow horizontally rather than vertically. 

Just make sure they’re getting plenty of bright light. Otherwise, the plants lose their variegation and become bland. To keep this plant at its best, give it modest amounts of water during the growing season, followed by much less during wintertime dormancy — there’s nothing worse than overwatering when it comes time for rest time!

Place them on Windowsills

Plants make us feel less stressed because they provide us with positive visual stimulation, which helps relax our minds; studies show that all living things improve our concentration and creativity. 

Plants can add a touch of color, reduce stress, and purify the air while absorbing noise. Setting some plants on your windowsill is ideal for those who don’t want to take up any floor space with their greenery. 

We recommend the Wax Flower Plant (Hoya carnosa), which may bloom through all seasons when given bright light and well-drained soil. It’s sure to be a lovely addition to your bedroom windowsill and will help you fall asleep at night thanks to its clean scent!

For those who want something more exotic, consider Low-Light Orchid Flowers. These blooms will complement other plants or stand-alone beautifully, bringing color and joy into your room all year round.

Whether you choose one or both of these options, placing plants on your bedroom windowsills is a great way to bring nature indoors without taking up too much of that precious space in your home.

Use Shelving

Use Shelving

Plants also reduce the collection of ambient background sounds known as white noise, such as a TV or chatter coming through an adjoining wall or ceiling; By minimizing distractions, helps us concentrate more easily on work tasks or fall asleep.

Another great way to decorate your bedroom with plants is to use shelving. Shelves give you vertical space, which is valuable in a room where floor space tends to be at a premium. 

Try to find shelves that are at least three or four feet wide and 12 inches deep to help you maximize the vertical space.

Once you’ve completed that step, it’s time to consider what kind of plant(s) will work on your shelf. You want to make sure that the plant can thrive in low-light conditions (like your bedroom) and look good on a shelf rather than just sitting on one.

We recommend using Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema) or Peperomia as a bedroom plant because they’re both easy-care options that look fantastic on shelves or other forms of suspended planters.

Hanging Baskets

Houseplants remove toxins from the air so that we can breathe better when indoors. They also add moisture to the dry winter months when the furnace is on overdrive, blowing hot, dry air throughout our homes.

Hanging baskets are a great option for plants that are too big to go on window sills, especially if you have plants that like to trail or hang over the edge. Hanging baskets look best suspended in front of a window or ceiling, but make sure that any plant roots have good drainage.

English ivy (Hedera helix) is a great hanging plant for the bedroom and looks wonderful in baskets hanging from the ceiling. Spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) also looks great hanging in your bedroom.

Line a Wall in Your Bedroom

Line a Wall in Your Bedroom

One way to make a major style statement in your bedroom is to line one wall with houseplants. Start by finding a spot along the wall that gets indirect sunlight but not shade.

If you have a long wall, use several different plants instead of lining up just one type of plant. Avoid using tall plants that need a lot of light, like Bird’s Nest Ferns or Dracaenas, which are best for bright rooms. Instead, look for smaller plants with lots of leaves and mass them together to cover the entire wall space.

Parlor Palm (Chamaedorea Elegans) – This small palm has thin green stems and delicate fan-shaped leaves, making it look great when planted in multiples. Add as many as you need to cover an entire wall! It is stone-hardy and can handle neglect, which makes it perfect for beginner gardeners who want low-maintenance greenery without all the work.

Final Thoughts

If you love plants and want to add them to your bedroom, the first thing you should do is an experiment. What kind of light does the room get? How much humidity?

Different plants thrive under different conditions. Once you know your general location’s climate and how much light, water, and room each plant needs, all that’s left is to consider your style.

You’ll need to consider the size of your bedroom and the style you have chosen for it when choosing a plant for decoration. You don’t want something too large to take over a small space or clash with a minimalist atmosphere.

Thanks to these small changes, a bedroom can feel more mellow and relaxed. We hope this article helps you discover some new bedroom decorating ideas.

Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith

I'm Sarah Smith, a good housekeeper, blogger writer. Love to write about housekeeping, cleaning, cooking tips and tricks as well as life hacks related article and share online.

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