Styling those Botanicals

The second most asked question is “How do I style these in my home?” (The first is usually, “What medium is that?”) and so today I put some handy combinations together for you, so you can see how they can fit any decor. They are all uploaded into the Shop ready for Christmas gifting.


By far the easiest. Just pick your favourites and frame them in the exact colour frame. I like to think of the frame as eyeliner – it doesn’t matter what colour your eyes are, pretty much everyone looks good in Black. However, I’ve also thrown together Natural Timber (but forgot to do White).

Using the only indoor plant that has survived this heat, the top in Natural goes with other natural items you may have in your house – think Nordic, beachy, and Day Spa kind of feeling. The bottom pic with Black will suit a more edgy, Retro, and eclectic decor.


If you much prefer to go with the Vibe, here are four options.

Top Left reaches for that Retro aesthetic using a combo of white and black frames. Top Right has concentrated on three with yellow-ish backgrounds and different frames. Bottom Left has a more beachy, calming feel with black and white frames and three different sizes (A4, 15×15 and 20×20) so it can be done. And Bottom Right (SOLD A4) compliments and existing house plant.


Probably the trickiest, but once you see it, you can’t unsee it and then you’ll be a styling legend.

With the top two I used exactly the same decor items. The one on the left makes a stronger link to the vibrant colours in the vessel with its black frame and strong table shape and perspective. The one on the right bounces between the vessel and the white of the pot. The white frame calms the strong colours in the collage. The bottom selection has an eclectic mix of decor items but I’ve put a calming piece between two very strong pieces. I think this is my favourite combo so far.

The next three are the A4 pieces standing on their own with matching decor items. The bottom combo (“Banded”) with the Malaysian thumb harp just sings!

Has this been useful? Looking at a single image on a computer screen doesn’t compare to how it will look in your home. I also hope my amateur photography skills (and interior styling) emphasise the realness of it all. I haven’t retouched any of the photos or have the equipment to reduce the glare, so just about ticks all the “authentic” boxes right there!

All the frames (except A4 size) are picture frames so they can also stand on a shelf or table. The A4 frames only have hooks for hanging. All purchased at KMart so a very affordable option for switching up when they arrive in your home.

As always, sing out if you have any questions. Botanicals are in the Shop for your browsing pleasure.

Much love xx

Published by Giovanna Scott

Artist, Educator, Joy Seeker, and Lover of Good Coffee. I began this blog in December 2006 to document the ebb and flow of our life. It has now become a steady record of my artistic journey and a home for my collections.

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