10 Ways To Design Your Interior With Botanical Prints

10 Ways To Design Your Interior With Botanical Prints

Spruce up your living space with the lush allure of botanical prints. These vibrant patterns are a fuss-free fix to banish the mundane from your rooms and breathe new life into your surroundings.

Wall art, especially with a touch of nature, can do wonders for your mood and create a tranquil oasis right where you need it.

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Dive into our top picks for botanical-inspired décor that promises an instant home refresh.

How to Decorate with Botanical Prints

1.Gallery Wall Art

A gallery wall is a popular and visually stunning way to showcase a collection of botanical wall art in your home. By gathering an assortment of botanical art prints in different sizes and arranging them in a clustered display, you can create a focal point that adds character and charm to any room.

Botanical print gallery wall art display

Top tip: go for vintage botanical prints where possible and mix and match various plant species, styles, and sizes to create a visually interesting and eclectic look. Use frames in different finishes and colours to add further visual interest and personality to the gallery wall.

Whether you choose to arrange the prints in a symmetrical or asymmetrical layout, a gallery wall of botanical art prints is sure to make a bold statement and bring a touch of natural beauty into your home.

How to Make a Gallery Wall 

If you're looking to create your own gallery wall, follow these simple steps:

1. Gather your prints: For all gallery walls you'll need to gather a variety of different prints which complement the space. Try to limit the it in some way to unify them; whether it's with the colour palette, the style of print or the art style. In this case, we've chosen fern prints as a simple pared back theme.

vintage fern prints gallery wall set of 6 in wooden frames2. Frame the Prints: To give your green fern prints a sleek and modern look, frame them in simple picture frames. A minimalist finish with the traditional black colour will add a touch of sophistication to the prints and complement the botanical décor, or opt for wood for a more rustic touch.

3. Arrange the Prints: Lay out the framed fern prints on the floor or a large table to plan the arrangement of your gallery wall

Instead of hanging them in a traditional grid pattern, consider creating a more dynamic display. For example, you can create a cascading effect by hanging prints of different sizes and shapes in a staggered formation.

Gallery wall of botanical prints

Or you can create a focal point by placing a large-scale print at eye level and surrounding it with smaller prints. Play around with different arrangements and see what works best for your space and personal style. 

4. Hang the Prints: Once you're satisfied with the arrangement, it's time to hang the prints. Use command picture hanging strips for a damage-free and easy installation. Follow the instructions on the packaging to attach the strips to the back of each frame and then attach them to the wall. Make sure to measure and level each frame before sticking it to the wall to ensure a straight and even display.

5. Step Back and admire your gallery wall of botanical fern prints!

By following these steps to make a gallery wall of botanical fern prints, you can easily bring the beauty of nature into your space.

2.Large Botanical Wall Art

Bigger is often better!

WheLarge botanical prints are ideal for a dining room settingn it comes to designing your interior space, one of the easiest and most impactful ways to transform a room is through the use of large framed prints or large canvas art. Whether you're looking to create a focal point or simply add a touch of personality to your space, a large framed print can make a bold statement and elevate your interior design to the next level.

One important consideration when selecting large botanical prints is to choose botanical artwork that incorporates similar colours to the furniture and décor in the space. This will help create a cohesive look, tying the room together and making it feel harmonious and well put-together. For example, if your space features predominantly blue and grey tones, a large canvas with hints of these colours will seamlessly integrate with the existing colour palette and enhance the overall design.


Large botanical prints above key pieces of furniture such as this sofa

In a living room, hanging a large botanical print above the sofa or fireplace can be the perfect finishing touch. It not only adds visual interest and depth to the room but also creates a sense of balance and symmetry. By placing a large canvas above the main focal point, you create a stunning visual impact that elevates the entire space.

Large botanical prints provide an opportunity to make a bold statement, create a focal point, and add personality to your space. By selecting artwork that incorporates similar colours to your furniture and décor, you can achieve a cohesive look that ties the room together.

Lelloliving has a wide selection of framed botanical prints to get you started.



3.Create a Picture Shelf

If you're looking for a unique and versatile way to update the décor in your home, why not consider creating a picture shelf?

Picture shelves are a trendy alternative to traditional wall art and can be a great addition to any room. Not only do they allow for easy rotation and rearrangement of your favourite prints and photographs, but they also provide a stylish way to display your personal style and add visual interest to your space.

Picture shelf in a dark green kitchen
Photo by Bon Atelier Limited 

By mixing and matching various frame sizes and incorporating different artwork styles, you can create a captivating gallery wall effect that tells a story or showcases your favourite memories. For example, you could mix framed botanical art prints with family photos, or incorporate art prints alongside vintage postcards or handwritten notes, candles or natural elements..

To style your picture shelf, consider embracing a bohemian aesthetic by accessorizing with eclectic pieces such as macramé plant hangers, textured baskets, or antique candle holders. Adding a few carefully selected house plants can bring life and freshness to your display, further enhancing the connection with nature and making your interior feel more vibrant.

Creating a picture shelf is a stylish and versatile way to update your home décor. These shelves allow for easy rotation and re-arrangement of your favourite prints, adding a personalized touch to your space. By layering different heights, textures, and incorporating bohemian accessories, you can create a visually intriguing display that reflects your unique style.

4.Botanical Posters

Botanical posters (or our unframed plant prints) are a popular choice for adding a touch of nature and a sense of calm to any interior space. These beautiful prints feature vibrant images of plants, flowers, and foliage, allowing you to bring the beauty of the outdoors inside. 

botanical posters in magnetic poster hangers in a dark green room
Photo by Emilie Fournet Interiors 

In terms of placement, botanical posters can be used in any room or space. In a living room or dining area, hang a large botanical print above a sofa or dining table to create an eye-catching statement piece. In a bedroom, consider placing a smaller framed botanical print on a nightstand or dresser for a soft touch of nature. 

When selecting botanical posters, consider the colour palette and overall design aesthetic of your room. If your space features neutral tones and a minimalist style, opt for black and white botanical prints to maintain a clean and serene look.

Botanical poster of a dandelion seed held with magnetic poster hangers

On the other hand, if your interiors are bold and vibrant, feel free to choose colourful botanical décor that matches or complements your existing colour scheme.

Botanical posters are a fantastic way to add a touch of nature and create a calming atmosphere in your home. With their wide variety of styles and sizes, these prints can be incorporated into any room to enhance the overall design aesthetic. 



5. Minimalist Botanical Wall Prints

minimalist botanical print above a cupboard

Minimalist interior design has gained popularity in recent years for its clean and clutter-free aesthetic. If you're a fan of this design style and want to incorporate plant prints into your space, you're in luck!

Minimalist botanical wall prints offer a simple and elegant way to bring the beauty of nature into your home. These prints typically feature muted colours, clean lines, and minimal detailing, making them a perfect fit for minimalist spaces.

Whether you choose to create a single focal point or a gallery wall, minimalist plant prints can add a touch of organic beauty to your interiors without overwhelming the overall aesthetic.


Consider colour and balance

When it comes to decorating with botanical art prints, one of the most important aspects to consider is colour and balance. The colour palette you choose can greatly affect the overall mood and atmosphere of your space, while the placement of prints can create a balanced and visually appealing design.

Botanical prints in a neutral room setting

For example, you may opt for a palette of earthy greens, warm browns, and soft neutrals to create a natural and calming environment. Alternatively, you could go for a bold and vibrant palette of tropical colours to make a statement and add a burst of energy to your space.

Once you have chosen your colour palette, it is important to consider balance when placing botanical art prints throughout your interior. Avoid overcrowding a room with too many prints or placing them all in one area. 

6.Mix and Match Botanical Wall Art with Other Elements

botanical print with display shelf and other wall art elements

Botanicals can be a stunning addition to any interior design, but they don't have to be the sole focal point of your space. By incorporating botanical art alongside other design elements, you can create a truly unique and captivating interior.

One way to mix and match botanical art is by pairing them with other patterns and textures, bold geometric patterns for example. 

botanical prints, photography and natural design elements in a study

Another option is to mix botanical prints with different types of artwork, such as abstract paintings or photography. This can create an interesting contrast and add visual interest to your space. Additionally, don't be afraid to mix different styles of furniture with botanicals.

The key is to find a balance between the botanical wall art and other elements in your space, creating a cohesive and harmonious design aesthetic.





7. Go Maximalist: Add an Abundance of Florals

Photo by Nicole Benveniste Interior Design 


Incorporating an abundance of florals into your interior design can instantly transform any space, breathing life and vibrancy into your home. Whether you prefer a minimalist or eclectic style, incorporating layers of  botanical patterns can seamlessly fit into any design aesthetic. 

One of the key elements in achieving the perfect botanical-themed interior design is scaling. By carefully selecting the size and placement of your floral elements, you can open up or close in your space to create a desired effect. 


maximalist botanical print living room in blues
Photo by Barker and Stonehouse 


To add an abundance of florals to your interior, consider incorporating real or artificial plants and flowers as key extras and consider using natural materials and textures to create an organic and earthy aesthetic. 

Adding an abundance of florals to your interior design can bring life and beauty to any space. By carefully selecting the right colour palette, scaling, and extras, you can create a stunning botanical-themed environment that promotes wellbeing and connection with nature. 



8. Art for Awkward spaces

When it comes to interior design, awkward spaces can often present a challenge. However, with the right botanical art pieces, you can transform these awkward spaces into visually appealing and functional areas of your home. 

Whether it's a delicate print of a single leaf or a small sculpture of a flower, these botanical art pieces can bring life to even the smallest and most challenging areas of your home.

botanical prints used in small, awkward spaces
Photo by Timeless Walls


Posters featuring botanicals are a popular choice as they are affordable, easily accessible, and come in a wide range of designs and styles. These posters can be framed or simply hung with magnetic poster hangers for a more minimalist and modern look.

magnetic poster hangers for awkward spaces

Additionally, minimalist botanical posters are another option for those who prefer a more subdued and understated aesthetic. These prints often feature simple line drawings or abstract representations of plants, making them versatile and suitable for any space.

When it comes to art for awkward spaces, the key is to think outside the box and utilize different types of botanical art to fill these challenging areas and transform these spaces and enhance the overall aesthetic of your home. 


9. Get creative and experiment

When it comes to designing your interior with botanical prints, don't be afraid to get creative and experiment with different ideas.

Botanical prints and artwork on a display board

One way to get creative is by mixing and matching different types of botanical art. While it can be tempting to stick with one style or theme, mixing prints can create a more eclectic and interesting look. Combine prints featuring different plants, colours, and textures to add depth and visual interest to your space. Create a gallery wall by grouping together prints of varying sizes and styles, or a collage using smaller prints. The key is to experiment and find combinations that you love and that reflect your personal style.

In addition to botanical art, consider incorporating botanical patterns into your interior design. Look for fabrics, wallpapers, or rugs that feature botanical motifs such as leaves, flowers, or vines. These patterns can add a touch of nature and warmth to your space and create a harmonious and cohesive look. 

layers of botanical print wallpaper and fabric in a childrens room
Photo by Дизайн студия ARTelle 

When experimenting with botanical art, also consider incorporating different design elements and materials into your space. For example, instead of traditional framed prints, consider using wooden poster hangers and hanging botanical textile art too.

Designing your interior with botanicals offers a multitude of possibilities, from gallery walls to a maximalist layered botanical theme there are endless ways to use botanical art in your interior design. 


10. Make a Statement with Paint & Wallpaper

When it comes to designing your interior with botanical prints, one way to make a statement is by incorporating botanical elements into your paint and wallpaper.

Paint can be used really effectively to tie together botanical décor; either by creating a colour theme that runs through everything, or by creating a bold backdrop that allows your artwork to shine. Strong or darker colours create a gallery effect where prints pop off the wall whereas pale colours create a neutral backdrop that allows the artwork to stand out.

bold botanical print wallpaper in a dining room
Photo by Rebel Walls


One of the most popular ways to incorporate botanical elements into your interior design is through the use of botanical wallpaper in a feature or accent wall to create a focal point. Use removable wallpaper with botanical patterns for more design flexibility.

Photo by A.S.D. Interiors 


blue botanical print wallpaper in a frame behind a shelf above a desk

In addition to creating a feature wall, you can also use botanical wallpaper to enhance other elements of your interior design. For example, consider applying botanical wallpaper to the back of bookshelves or cabinets. The botanical wallpaper will create a stunning backdrop for your books or displayed items, add a touch of whimsy to your space and tie together well with your botanical wall art pieces.

You can also frame smaller sections of botanical wallpaper as unique art pieces. Can cut out a section of the wallpaper and place it in a frame, creating a one-of-a-kind artwork for your walls. 

Making a statement with paint and wallpaper is a creative way to incorporate botanical elements into your interior design, either to act as a backdrop to showcase your art, or to layer botanical patterns for a more maximalist look.

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