Update your space with these Instagram-worthy pampas grass decor ideas.
Let’s face it – not all of us have time, energy, the commitment and the know-how to keep green indoor plants alive despite our desire to fully embrace green living. We simply can’t; our lives are too busy and complicated. However, this doesn’t mean that we have to give up on our commitment to make our homes more eco-friendly
How about tapping into the growing dried flower bouquet trend with the darling of the moment – pampas grass?
A hot Instagram decor trend and a rising star on Pinterest home decor and wedding mood boards, pampas grass is enjoying a phenomenal comeback in our living spaces after its glorious 1970’s season. The fluffy, feathery-like dried plant beloved by celebrities, influencers, interior designers, and home decor enthusiasts alike for its longevity and low maintenance, embodies understated elegance and, of course, sustainable living, as it requires no water and little sun exposure. Its natural colour variants in oatmeal, beige, silver grey, and in tinted shades make the dried plant so versatile and easy to blend in our interiors.
Stir up your creativity with a few pampas grass decor ideas below for you to update your space with style and on budget.
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Go for a pampas garland
Turn large pampas grass stems into hanging plants in a garland style to decorate either your covered patio, your balcony, or even an area of the conservatory. There are various options for you to explore to create a look and feel that matches the overall aesthetic of the pampas grass decor idea you are seeking to birth. I quite like how a gorgeous pampas garland was put together in this patio in Bali, which beautifully complements the muted colours in the space and very much conveys holiday vibes.
Create a wall decor with a pampas wreath
Decorative wreaths are not just for the holiday season; they can be great year-round round home decor accessories. Whether you opt to DIY it or get a ready-made one, a gorgeously crafted pampas wreath can be a quite unique wall decor and a great focal point similar to a wall mirror, a metal wall art, or a wood wall art. Make a statement in the entryway with an elegant pampas grass wreath paired with a beautiful console table, a few vases, coffee tables and ornaments.
Make a pampas bouquet for your dining table
Switch fresh flowers for a dried natural pampas grass bouquet that will add sophistication to any dining table and dining room decor style. Draw inspiration from Rose & Grey that cleverly displays a dried pampas grass bouquet in an earthy tone vase on a white dining table accessorised with its new collection of scalloped velvet occasional chairs in dusty pink, mustard and rusty velvet to reveal an eclectic home decor look.
Add feathery details to a room corner
If you are looking for ideas on how to decorate that empty corner in your living room, your study area or even your bedroom, get a beautiful vase that reflects your room style and invest in large stems of dried pampas grass to add dimension and drama to your space. Throw in some matching accessories from a floor mirror, a storage basket to figurine art prints to infuse bohemian chic vibes into your home, and voila!
Mix and match pampas with dried flowers
One of the most exciting pampas grass decor ideas I very much enjoy is the flexibility to mix and match dried pampas grass with so many types of dried flowers to create the perfect flower arrangement that suit your personal taste and style. From teasels, ferns, leucadendron and other wild flowers, the possibilities are endless when you think about blending pampas grass with other wild dried flowers of different colours and textures.
Add drama with a pampas cloud
If you want to add a beautiful edge to a festive birthday, baby shower, wedding or dinner party, try to install a pampas cloud with a different variety of colour shades that you could use to anchor a dining space, a living area or even the entrance of the party.
How about pampas grass wall art prints?
Instead of getting the dried pampas grass that you can only keep for a few years, how about opting for a pampas wall art print that you can use to add an accent to a wall in your home? Desenio and norsu interiors have some interesting pampas grass wall prints for you to explore.
How to fluff and care for pampas grass
As you keep falling in love with your pampas grass, remember to keep them out of harsh direct sunlight. To ensure they remain fluffy all year round, take the pampas grass out of the vase and go outdoors to gently shake the stems or blow dry it using a hair dryer at cool temperature to fluff it up. As with most delicate flowers and plants, the pampas grass stems will shed a little, but there is no need to worry at all. It will keep its overall beauty and shape.
After you fluff your pampas grass up, remove any dust with a dry cloth and keep shaking it every other month for the plant to maintain its highly attractive feathery look.