Are you obsessed with cacti? It should be you, here's why designers love to decorate with this easy-care plant!
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If you ask a cactus owner they will tell you that after buying 1 cactus you are tempted to buy more and you end up with a whole cactus collection! How could you not, cacti come in so many amazing shapes, shapes, and colors that they are so interesting to own and see grow. That is why so many designers love to decorate with this plant. Some even form bright pink colors, which is a nice surprise in spring. How do you decorate with cacti? Read on and we'll show you how!
Create a cactus collection
Creating a gorgeous cactus collection is certainly a fun and easy hobby since cacti don't require as much care and attention. Pick a place in your home that you want to start your collection and then let it grow! Shelves near a large window or window sill are some great places to start your new collection. Plant your cacti in beautiful colorful pots to add even more vibrant colors to your home.
Buy 1 large cactus
Buying a large cactus certainly doesn't come cheap, but if you want to give your home a fresh, clean look without too many small pots and frills, a large cactus can really make a nice statement in your home! It's also a great conversation starter as cacti can grow indoors for over 10 years and outdoors for over 100 years! A beautiful large cactus will add a touch of green to your room and warm up your space!
Group cacti together on your coffee table
Everyone is talking about using expensive coffee table books to decorate their coffee tables. I say group a couple of tiny pots of cacti together to create a modern looking centerpiece for a coffee table that won't cost you an arm or a leg! If you want to get a little more creative, you can use mason jars or clear glass vases and plant your cacti with layered colored sand! We're sure it will look super cute!
Decorate with cacti beyond the plants
We have seen so many beautiful floral prints lately, and what we also noticed is fabrics with cactus prints. These lovely fabrics are a lovely way to bring some greenery into your home without the need for plants. Cactus print wallpaper, curtains and pillows are just a few examples of how you can decorate with cactus motifs. Make sure that you are having fun with the style of your home and that you are adding something positive and energetic to your home.
Caring for your cacti
If you become an avid cactus lover, there are a few things you need to know when taking care of your cacti to ensure they live long, healthy, and happy lives! First of all, make sure you water and soak your cactus well at least once a week to allow excess water to drain away. Make sure the soil is dry between waterings. Reduce watering during the winter months as the cacti are dormant during this time. Instead of exposing your cactus to direct sunlight as it can burn, give it an indirect sunspot so it can thrive. When your cactus is old enough, you're ready to start corking. To find out what it is, you can look at the cactus cork to find out how to care for an older cactus.