Flowers and plants are wonderful ways to add ambience throughout your home or office.
Live flowers and plants can be a burden for a busy homeowner or office manager however, as they must receive the proper care in order to make the surroundings beautiful.
A plant can die for any number of reasons, and a wilting plant or set of flowers will look tacky to visitors.
Additionally, plants that are cared for will grow, and you will find yourself pruning and repotting your decorations a couple of times a year.
Add to that the potential mess of fallen leaves and scattered dirt, and you will see why houseplants can be quite a chore even if you are gifted with a green thumb.
Fortunately, there are alternatives to real plants if you want to add that extra splash of color to your home.
Artificial plants and silk flowers are a perfect low maintenance addition to the home or office in terms of decor.
Artificial plants can be purchased almost anywhere, as they do not require special care or storage from the retailer.
Artificial plants can sit on shelves for long periods of time in stores, just as they can in your home.
Artificial plants and artificial trees are manufactured in all the varieties found in real plants, and can be tailored to fit your space needs.
You choose the artificial plant variety, the pot, and then walk your new décor item out the door.
The only maintenance you will need to do is dusting!
Silk flowers are an even more abundant option than artificial plants.
Silk flowers can be bought in arrangements or separately, in a variety of species replicas and sizes.
There is no need to keep silk flowers in a vase- if you want to have tiny individual daisies along the edges of your bathroom, you can accomplish the task with silk flowers!
In addition to their low maintenance appeal, artificial plants and silk flowers do not produce any pollen or sap, so they are not a risk for any person who might be afflicted with allergies.
Artificial plants and silk flowers are a perfect housewarming or office decoration.