Today’s blog article we will discuss some simple but effective decor ideas that will help you as you move into the spring season. With spring season there is always a need for something “fresh” and new to be introduced to any environment. For offices this may mean colorful flowers or a new variety of tropical plants. Offices tend to always be more drab than other public spaces so it is imperative to make sure that they get the attention they need in terms of decoration, especially during springtime. For malls there is a lot more you can do because of the simple fact that there is so much room to work with. Malls have sitting areas, food courts, and stage areas that can all be decorated and put to good use. With springtime approaching it will always be good to use more colors in the design, but we can get more into that later on. Malls tend to have the ability to showcase large artificial topiaries and trees because of the area that is provided to them. More and more malls are popping up around the country and they are also increasing in size as well. This leaves for a lot of freedom when designing the landscape for artificial plants and trees For restaurants it is almost the same as an office building, but you still have a bit more freedom to make the design what you please. Depending on the actual size of the restaurant it makes it easy to decided whether to use colorful springtime flowers, or bring in larger artificial trees for a more robust decoration. With restaurants it is also crucial to make sure to not bombard the guests with too much foliage. A simple approach similar to the office would be sufficient to making the design stick out and being recognizable for everyone who comes into the shop. It is necessary to always have some sort of decoration when you are designing for any type of store front, especially when the seasons change. With this in mind please look at your own office, mall, or restaurant. Think of the little things that can be done to make it more of a open and bright space. Artificial plants can make this whole process a lot easier. With their simple installation and easy maintenance it is simple to see why they are the go to product when people need flowers, bouquets, or arrangements in a pinch. Let us know look closer at 6 decorations you can do that are easy and DIY projects.
1. Vertical Gardens
A simple but extraordinary design tactic, vertical gardens are a great conversation starter and makes for a lovely display. You can use old wooden crates to hold the pots in place which will give off a rustic feel to the entire area. You can get a bit more creative and use shoe organizers or even old pieces of plywood with holes cut in them to make a more artsy piece. These vertical walls once assembled can be brought into the area and hung up on walls, ceiling, or wherever might be most beneficial and attractive. They can also be put on the outside of the building to present an artsy vibe before people decide to come in. Either way, with vertical gardens during springtime at the office, mall, or restaurant is sure to be a hit.
2. Bright arrangements
Like mentioned before bright colors and spring go hand in hand. With that in mind we must realize that using bright colors in a design for spring is very important. The colors will give customers or guests something to smile about and bring them joy as they walk through the doors. Roses, peonies, orchids are all great choices when looking into arrangements for all three of these establishments. Using these arrangements on tabletops, desks, or patio booths are perfect ways to signal spring in a not so subtle way. It’s spring, and everyone wants to be in the thick of it… So the brighter the colors the better.
3. Tropical plants
Springtime is about peace and nothing says peace and relaxation like paradise. Paradise can mean a lot of different things to a lot of people, but to most it means tropical plants found in the Caribbean. ZZ plants, Phoenix Palms, Areca bushes are all plants that can be used to bring a true tropical and springtime feel to any area. Using these inside an office setting will sure to bring delight to both your employees and clients. When you think of tropical you may think of large trees and coconuts, which is okay. We at commercial Silk International can create these palm/tropical products to be any size you need to fit your landscape.
4. Boxwood hedges
Spring means green, and there is nothing more green than boxwood foliage. With our faux boxwood hedges you can create a perfect springtime feel and have people awing over the landscape you’ve created. Faux boxwood is extremely realistic and has been treated so it will last for years on end without any fading Boxwood can be used in a wide variety of ways which makes it perfect for all three of these types of applications.
5. Sunflowers - the color yellow
Another way to show off your spring fever is to use one color and one color only, yellow. The sun, lemonade, and many other springtime staples contain this very bright and vivacious color. Using yellow as a way to bring light and positivity into any space is a true blessing, and there is no better excuse to go overboard than springtime. With artificial plants like sunflowers, dandelions, and mums you can build an office space that screams SPRING!
These 5 tips should help you start on a design process that will be beneficial to the space you are renovating. With artificial plants these springtime projects become much less time consuming initially and also in the long run. Opting for faux plants means you are saving yourself time with maintenance and replacement costs. Use these tips to make an impression as we enter this new season.