Plants, natural materials, plant motifs … No doubt, nature reigns supreme in our homes for a few years. If tropical prints are the trend for lovers of exotic style, dried flowers, in turn, attract fans of feminine and poetic decoration. Forget about their dusty images, the dried flowers are reinventing themselves and breathe a breath of fresh air into our interiors … See more!
A trend that blooms in 2018
Whereas once they were thought to be old-fashioned and kitsch, dried flowers are returning to the forefront of the deco scene. Far from the image of the potpourri of our grandmothers, the dried flowers are textured, poetic but above all they perfectly represent the wild spirit of our campaigns. If they are trendy this year, it’s because they are more durable than fresh flowers. Not only, they keep longer but they also require very little maintenance since it is only necessary to dust them from time to time (with a hair dryer in cold mode).Be that as it may, this floral trend invites dried flowers to explore many forms. Beyond the traditional bouquet, the dried flowers are free and invest frames, crowns and even bells …
The traditional bouquet of flowers
Definitely dried flowers are THE vegetable trend to adopt in 2018! So much so that even the hippest places use them in their decor. This is the case of Grands Boulevards Hotel in Paris (decorated by Dorothée Meilichzon) where dried flowers find their place in a large part of the rooms. Be that as it may, the vase must be chosen carefully so that it can highlight both the flowers and your interior. Go for an apothecary bottle for a retro spirit, a zinc watering can for a bucolic style or a basket woven for a chic hippie style!
A romantic flower wreath
Suspended and aerial
To adopt dried flowers in an original way in your home, how about making a garland of flowers? Poetic wish, it is easy to manufacture (as evidenced by the DIY of Monsieur Marguerite) and brings softness and delicacy to your decor.Suspended on the wall or ceiling, the garland of dried flowers can easily find its place at the head of the bed, above a window or even on a balcony! If you like the idea of ??hanging them, you can also have a bouquet of dried flowers in a macramé suspension.
A herbarium frame
If the dried flowers seduce the followers of decoration, it is because they offer a trip in the time. To enjoy the flowers and plants in the smallest details and observe their evolution over time, there is a solution: Herbarium frames. In a botanical spirit, they immortalize the beauty of nature under glass. Over time, the colors fade and offer a new look at the flowers. For an interior of character, think of accumulating several herbarium frames of different sizes on the same piece of wall.
Under the bell
If the wreaths and crown of dried flowers seduce fans of Scandinavian decoration, bohemian and bucolic, dried flowers under a bell, will make a sensation among lovers of deco type cabinet of curiosity. Indeed, presented in this way, dried flowers take on a whole new dimension. Placed in the center of the table, on a shelf or on the desk, the bell of dried flowers inevitably attracts the eye. Some stores have even taken hold of the trend and offer beautiful creations under glass as this ultra refined version by Atelier Prairies.
Where to find dried flowers?
In terms of varieties, you can opt for lots of flowers and grasses to pick directly from the wild: Gypsophila, hydrangeas, lavender, poppy heads, sprigs wheat, eucalyptus, blue thistles, cotton flowers, branches … If you dry them yourself, prefer the natural technique by suspending them (upside down stems) in a dark and dry place.