12 Gorgeous Ways to Decorate with Succulents

Go for the green with these fun succulent decor ideas. Add some desert charm to any room with fun prints, pretty pillows, and decorative accents featuring succulent motifs.

1. Bold Bedding

Bright colors and bold pattern bring a modern desert feel to this bedroom. Succulent print bedding—paired with a few live cacti—complete the theme. 

2. Propped Art

Artwork doesn't have to hang on the wall. Prop up a favorite piece—like this digital succulent print—on a bookcase, dresser, or floating shelf. Pair with fresh greens, abstract art, and other small accents. 

Tips for Arranging Art

3. Sweet Garland

Bring a touch of summer to your kids' playroom or nursery with a felt succulent garland. Hang across a mantel, bookshelf, or accent wall. 

4. Painted + Planted

Potted succulents paired with a cactus print create a three-dimensional effect. Stagger living succulents in different-size containers on a mantel or shelf, then place artwork behind the pots.

5. Pattern Play

Printed pillows are a cute way to bring succulents into the home without worrying about cactus pricks. Place a pillow on a banquette, bench, or patio chair. 

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6. Marquee Lights

Sorry terra-cotta, we have a new favorite planter. A marquee light stuffed with a variety of succulents is guaranteed to turn heads. 

7. Cute Crochet

Succulents add a touch of whimsy to your child's bedroom, but the real deal can be messy. Instead, try crocheted succulents. You get the same effect but without soil or the risk of injuries from prickly plants. 

8. Wallpaper Accents

A desert-theme accent wall is modern yet chic. This wallcovering plays up pastel colors and complements the room's white, textured interior. 

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9. Quote Me

Quote art can be cute—or super cliche. This piece chooses the former by incorporating succulents and a simple saying. 

10. Desert Tapestry

Attain desert dreams with a hanging wall tapestry. This look is perfect for dorm rooms, apartments, or any non-permanent space where wallpaper is not an option. 

11. Felted Friends

Felt succulents look like the real deal but require zero maintenance. Plus, they're surprisingly simple to make. 

Make Your Own Felt Succulents

12. Decorative Candle

This succulent candle is almost too pretty to burn. Use it on a side table, bookshelf, or any space that needs a little green. 

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