Living wall

Livening up your space with a living wall

Designing your space means taking into consideration a variety of styles and ideas. You may be interested in putting out plants, but are lacking floor space, or maybe you have dogs or children who may get into your plants. Instead of adding photos or paintings to your wall, you can start on a “living wall” instead! Get a chic, modern, and unique piece of artwork for your wall with your living wall. We’ll show you some great examples of living walls.

What is a living wall?

A living wall is either an entire wall or just an element of a wall where the wall is converted into a plant space. While you could install shelving from top to bottom and fill it with plants, living walls come in a variety of forms that aren’t just “shelves”. We want to show you some of the very best, clever, and unique living walls that will help you get your creative juices flowing.

Succulent Boxes

Succulents are great because they don’t require much watering, and they come in such a variety of colors and shapes. A lot of the times they even look “fake” when they’re not. Succulents have such a great texture to them, hence why people would want to use them in a living wall.

Shelves & Shapes

Using a variety of spaces to install a living wall can create a lot of great visual interest. On top of that, add geometric shapes to juxtaposed nature with man-made, giving it a unique and whimsical touch. You can even use pallets to create fun spaces and shapes, both inside and out.


Perhaps you only want a little bit of plant life in your home, or you’re looking for something super unique. Using just a few plants and some various things like lattice, string, or other structural elements, you can create a unique wall piece.

A full wall

You may not want to create a full living wall, but in the instance of a lot of restaurants and other commercial spaces, these can create a unique focal point. Though it may not make sense to do this inside your 1,200 square foot home, it’s still nice to look at and dream about.

Which living wall is your favorite, and which would you love to see in your home? Let us know in the comments!

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