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If you are a nature lover, blending the natural world with your interior is the best way to make your home feel like the outdoors. Your space can really transform and feel different, soothing, and peaceful. Not to mention it will make the days you spend mostly at home, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so much better and stress-free. Nature helps to calm your body and mind while making you feel revived and fresh.

Humans feel the urge to be surrounded by nature, and it’s called biophilia. This is in our DNA, we are naturally drawn to it. Biophilia was known to ancient Greeks. Aristotle wrote about our evolutionary predispositions to relate with nature. In the 80s, an American scientist Edward.O. Wilson defined it as “the urge of human beings to affiliate with other forms of life” in his book “Biophilia” (1984.)

In order to help you find ways to bring nature to your home, we have put together some tips. So, if you are interested, continue reading.

House Plants

This may seem like the most obvious way, but it can’t be overdone. Bringing plants into your home will breathe life into any room. Make sure you pick the appropriate plants, thinking about how much light is available. Christmas is coming, so why not decorate your home with plants? Experts from Plants 2 Gardens gave a creative idea – to decorate Cranberry Fireballs plants instead of Christmas trees this year. Rosemary, holly, and ivy are also original options. You can let your imagination go wild for every holiday, or even in your day-to-day life.

Create an indoor garden with plants of all sizes and shapes. Place plants on the tables, add them to countertops, put them on a floor, or hang them from a ceiling. The options are endless. Try having a few various plants in every room.

Studies have shown that house plants affect your health in a positive way.  They help reduce anxiety and stress and clean the air by removing toxins. If you lack space, a terrarium might be a good option for you. It is a glass container, filled with soil, rocks, stones, and plants. It’s so attractive and stylish that we guarantee everybody will be amazed.

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Grow Herbs in Your Kitchen

Do you love cooking your food with fresh herbs and spices? Imagine having your own herb garden right there in your kitchen to use whenever you want! It’s not only delicious, but it improves your nutrition. Your kitchen will smell and look stunning.

Here is a list of herbs, that are essential for your herb garden:

  • Parsley
  • Mint
  • Dill
  • Basil
  • Sage
  • Rosemary
  • Cilantro
  • Thyme
  • Oregano

Furniture

When looking for new furniture for your home, try choosing natural materials, like wood, slate, or stone. It’s a good way to bring biophilia into your space and add a sense of warmth. Rattan and bamboo are also excellent choices.

Light

Plants aren’t the only living beings that need lots of natural light. Humans need it too in order to survive and feel good. It also helps us stay focused and productive. Make sure nothing blocks your windows and try using mirrors that will help the light bounce around.

Bring in the Elements

Adding the basic elements like water, fire, and earth can be very helpful in connecting with nature. For example, place a fountain in your living room, add a fire pit, or some candles, clay vases, or display stones or rocks you’ve collected.

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Add a Nature Wall Mural

Wall murals can make any room in your home unique and stylish. Why not transform your space with a nature-themed wall mural? There are a variety of options in the market, so go on and choose some photos of flowers, trees, forests, mountains, ocean, or wildlife. Or, if you want to take it to the next level – have it custom made.

Bring Home Freshly Cut Flowers

Flowers are a lovely way to bring nature into your space, whether you buy them for yourself, or receive a bouquet from an admirer or a loved one. There are plenty of choices throughout every season, so you can mix it up the way you like it. This is convenient, easily accessible, and not expensive at all. Flowers will give a sense of peace to your home and change the overall look, so you will feel refreshed, even though you haven’t redecorated.

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Nature is an incredible wonder that inspires us and brings us so many benefits for free. Try including pieces of it in your home, if you haven’t already. Taking care of your flowers, plants, or herbs will give you great joy. If you have children – teach them to appreciate nature. We often take it for granted, but without it, we wouldn’t exist.