The Best Fake Plants That Look Real
Find a collection of the best fake plants – including tips on where to buy , how to style and what to look for in a faux plant so it always looks real!
If you lack a green thumb and struggle to keep real plants alive for longer than a week – you have come to the right place! There definitely seems a trick to keeping live plants thriving. Unfortunately, I’ve killed a ton of plants over the years.
But here’s the thing – fake plants have come a long ways! And they just keep getting better. Did I mention how low-maintenance they are as well?
So if you can’t grow the real thing (like me!), don’t have the time, allergies, kids or pets – there’s no judgement from me. Instead, I’m going to give you my best tips and tricks on how to fake it exceptionally well!
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Tips When Shopping For Fake Plants
Artificial house plants have not always been trending like they currently are now. We have all seen the really bad, cheap-looking plastic ones that you can spot a mile away! In the past – interior designers considered faux plants to be very faux pas.
But fast forward today, and you now have a great selection of very affordable fake plants that you’d swear were real. And some of my top picks are even designed and sold by very popular home interior decorators! 🙂
BASEMENT LOUNGE AREA SOURCES: desk drawers | desk counter tops | leather swivel chairs | lamps | black picture frames | fall art | faux fern plant | window shade |
So what should you look for so your faux plants will fool even the toughest critic?
Now that you know what to look for in a faux houseplant, let’s talk about where to shop!
Best Places To Shop for Faux Plants
When it comes to shopping for fake plants, I have a some favorite home decor stores that are definitely my go-to.
So below I’m sharing my list of my top places to shop for the best fake plants. Just click on the name of the store to be directed straight to their wide selection of faux houseplants and florals.
And now I want to show you my top picks from my favorite stores!
My Top Picks of Fake Plants
Below you will find some of my top picks for fake potted plants, stems and trees. I’ve included a variety of different sizes, in a big range of affordable price points as well. But here is something to keep in mind as you shop.
Even though artificial greenery can be much more affordable than the real deal, you get what you pay for with the faux version. So the cheapest price may not always give you the best realistic-looking fake plant.
But I’m sure you will love all of my realistic-looking options below! So simply click on the name of the faux greenery for more information.
Best Fake Plants Sources: pathos plant | moringa artificial tree | potted maidenhair fern | ficus twig branch | potted monstera deliciosa | string of hearts | grass in basket | Amaranthus leaf branch | ficus tree | snake plant | green petal leaf branch | faux fiddle leaf fig tree |
Shop All Fake Plants, Stems and Trees Below
How To Style Fake Plants In Your Home
When it comes to styling fake plants or stems in your home, I have several tips. The number one tip you want to keep in mind is to think of your fake plant like a real plant. Ditch the cheap pot or planter and instead use a beautiful ceramic pot or basket. When it comes to location, they’re perfect for placing in any empty corner, coffee table or living space!
And just to keep people guessing whether your best faux plants are real or not, relocate them often in your home and reinvent they’re look with a brand new planter as well! (Your secret will be safe with me.)
KITCHEN SOUCRES: black vase (similar) | faux ranunculus (similar) | faux eucalyptus stems | leather counter stools |
Another tip is to make sure your fake plants are clean. So let’s talk about that next!
Cleaning Tips for Fake Plants
If you really want to your faux small plants to look real, you must keep them clean and dust free. Wipe down your plants regularly with a microfiber cloth to keep them looking their absolute best!
And don’t forget to dust any faux plants or florals in an outdoor space as well – like for example my faux white poppy stems by my front door. Just a gentle shake should be all they need.
So did I miss your favorite place to shop for fake plants? I’d love to hear where you find them!
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