Plants for the windowless room

September 21, 2016

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I love plants. They undeniably add a bit of life and interest to any room. But, I’m no florist… endless bouquets are not going to happen in my home. I’ve actually become a bit of a succulent girl over the past few years, and I have a couple favourites that are really flourishing, and they make me so happy! But, even I can’t make a succulent happy in my windowless bathroom. The perfect solution? Faux florals!

Play along and share your creations for the 12 Months of DIY Challenge on Instagram! 12 bloggers every month challenge themselves with different materials to make one-of-a-kind creations. Find me here, and share your projects using the hashtags #12MonthsofDIY and #SeptemberFauxFlorals.

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Add faux plants to your windowless room. No need for sun with this adorable succulent faux floral bouquet!

Supplies to use faux plants to create a succulent arrangement in a windowless space…

This project is super easy, and you can run through it in just a few minutes. First, gather up all your supplies, and use your handy dandy marker to trace out the shape and size of your container, onto your floral foam.

Add faux plants to your windowless room. No need for sun with this adorable succulent faux floral bouquet!

Next, use your serrated knife to mould and trim away the floral foam to match the shape of your chosen container.

Add faux plants to your windowless room. No need for sun with this adorable succulent faux floral bouquet!

Add hot glue to the sides and bottom of your floral foam and squeeze into place. If you have any gaps between the floral foam and the container, use the scrap pieces and wedge them into place, you can them snap them off at the top. Things should feel nice and snug.

Use a little more hot glue or craft glue to attach your moss to the top of the floral foam. Finish things off by plunging your succulent stem into place. You are done like dinner. Easy peasy!

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Adorable faux succulent plants and moss! For just a few bucks create a bouquet with no need for sun. Perfect for dark bathrooms!

How cute is this little guy? A couple tips: I found my little hammered metal dish in the kitchen section at Superstore! Perfect for small faux plants, and it cost less than two dollars! Venture into unexpected shopping areas to find these secret little gems! My succulent was actually a part of a larger, inexpensive bouquet of faux flowers discounted at Homesense. For just a few bucks and reworking a couple things, I ended up with a really unique and perfectly sized addition for my main washroom.

Adorable faux succulent plants and moss! For just a few bucks create a bouquet with no need for sun. Perfect for dark bathrooms!

I am planning a total makeover of our main bathroom next month! It’ll be a part of the big One Room Challenge (if you missed the Spring ORC, check out how my little girls room turned out here!)

This succulent beauty will find it’s final home in the new and improved main bath. I can’t wait to get started, move this little guy in, and share it all with you — so keep your peepers peeled for that!

Adorable faux succulent plants and moss! For just a few bucks create a bouquet with no need for sun. Perfect for dark bathrooms!

If you’ve got a few dollars and a few minutes, you can whip this up too — easy as pie! Make sure to find me on Instagram and share your creations using #12MonthsofDIY and #SeptemberFauxFlorals!

Now it’s time to see the rest of the DIY faux floral project ideas from my Canadian blogging friends!

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From the top left, they are:

Succulent Naked Cake from Life Is A Party

DIY Fall Floral Log Centerpiece With Tea Light Candles from Woman In Real Life

Daisy Frame Art With Free Printables from Lifeovereasy

Faux Floral Fall Decor from Brooklyn Berry Designs

A Fall Copper Centrepiece from Love Create Celebrate

DIY Vintage Succulent Centerpiece from Vin’yet Etc.

Silk Flower Lighted Branches Floral Arrangement Tutorial from Time With Thea

DIY Faux Floral Art from Heather in Heels

DIY Fall Floral Centrepiece from PMQ for Two

Easy DIY Burlap and Floral Fall Wreath from Sustain My Craft Habit

Faux Floral and Leaf Garland for a Fall Tablescape from The DIY Mommy

Plants for a Windowless Room from Fresh Crush

13 thoughts on “Plants for the windowless room

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  2. Laurie @ Vin'yet Etc.

    Oh one room challenge, that’s so exciting, I can’t wait to follow you along on that! I find that adding a little plant and green to a space instantly adds life and warmth… now I in my own home may have gone overboard (like I do with everything) haha, this is simple perfection, you do that so very well! :)

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