10 natural & earthy decorating ideas

Touches of nature reign supreme in this unique Mother Earth-inspired décor

Fresh centerpiece

Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Paige Porter Fischer

Fresh centerpiece

When cut to the length of your dining table, a piece of weathered barn wood can function as a runner (no ironing required). Use the plank as a stage for seasonal produce, such as plums, pears, apples, figs, and pattypan squash. Weave crabapple branches throughout for added texture, and stagger candles nestled in pebble-filled votive holders for ambience.

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Indoor garden

Indoor garden

Decorative terrariums bring an instant touch of the outdoors into your home.

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Succulent table

Photo by Linda Lamb Peters

Succulent table

Who would think that an abandoned shipping pallet could be transformed into living, functional furniture? A tabletop was constructed from its boards, coated with natural wax resin, and got a living table runner consisting of a sunken, succulent-filled box. We can’t think of a better addition to an eat-in garden.

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Woodsy wreath

Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Miranda Jones

Woodsy wreath

Using natural materials with contrasting textures creates interest. In this surprising wreath, antlers, pheasant and quail feathers, dried berries, and twigs are the ultimate foraged forest treasures.

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Coastal chic

Photo by Andrea M. Gómez

Coastal chic

Vintage glass bottles are like treasures that washed ashore. Paired with seashells, they help create a coastal organic look inspired by Southern California's natural and simple beach lifestyle.

More: 3 ways to bring beachside style to your home

Nature-inspired bar

Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Paige Porter Fischer

Nature-inspired bar

A bar is more than a place to mix a drink—it’s a decorating opportunity. Freshen it up by repurposing empty bottles as vases for vibrant cuttings, such as amaranth (near right) and variegated barberry. Wooden pedestals resembling tree stumps create different levels of display within the bar, and a lamp shows off the scene in the evening.

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Driftwood arrangement

Photo by Thomas J. Story

Driftwood arrangement

You love both land and sea, so why choose only one? Use a piece of found driftwood as a rustic backdrop to moss, small evergreens, and succulents.

More: 23 festive winter arrangements

Harvest tableau

Photo by Thomas J. Story

Harvest tableau

Celebrate the harvest season with an unusual pumpkin arrangement. Miniature striped green-and-yellow pumpkins join a trio of copper vases and a casual arrangement of red, orange, and yellow flowers. It's all about fall color―without a maple leaf or corncob in sight. 

More: Easy pumpkin arrangements

Eco-friendly bed

Photo by Thayer Allyson Gowdy

Eco-friendly bed

A reclaimed or sustainable wood bedframe not only greens your bedroom, but also gives it some woodsy style.

Fancy florals

Photo by Thomas J. Story

Fancy florals

Violet anemone and hyacinth blooms, seeded eucalyptus, and green berries are displayed like rare specimens in bell jars and catch the light streaming in from a window.

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