Plants on Pink: there’s a lot to love about this hot colour trend
by Northern Life
It’s a combo that just works. Don’t ask us why, but their is something sublime about the combination of green leafy plants against pretty shades of pink.
And it’s not just us that thinks so, the reliable folk over on social media agree too. Type #plantsonpink into Instagram and you’ll find a whole host of people who have shared their love of this hot trend. There’s even an Instagram account dedicated to the combination of plants on pink.
@plantsonpink has a healthy following, so you can rest assured this isn’t a fleeting trend. In fact, pink has been showing up everywhere since around 2012. Back then it tended to be a Barbi pink, but recently it has morphed into a variety of shades ranging from beige with just a touch of blush to a peach-salmon hybrid.
We’ve rounded up our favourite pieces to bring this summery vibe into your own home, after all, no home is complete without a perfectly styled monstera leaf and cactus!
Monstera illustrated print £12
If you’re not be trusted with a real plant then this print is the perfect accompaniment to your plants on pink scheme. You can’t kill this cheese plant! This leafy print will be sure to inject some greenery into your home! It’s contrasting peach background and green leaves will brighten up your home and bring some tropical sunshine.
Fashionable Giraffe A3 framed print £49
Award-winning illustrator, Terry Fan, finds inspiration in storybooks. These enchanting pieces would look great in your hall, living room or bedroom. Before he could even talk, Terry was doodling aeroplanes on the walls. An OCAD graduate from Toronto, he’s studied illustration, design, sculpture, creative writing and photography. A true creative.
Medium Poppy Field Rug £125
This beautifully hand dyed rug will add impact to any living room or bedroom. Each rug is unique and has natural variations as a result of the production process.
Large Ficus Ginseng £60
A true statement piece, this large bonsai ficus is presented in a beautiful wooden container, topped with bronze pebbles. The rich waxy green leaves will have great impact against your pastel pink wallpaper. Colours may vary slightly throughout the season.
Pink Carpet Cushion £35
Rose Gold Reflections Wallpaper £40 a roll
Graham & Brown’s Wallpaper of the Year 2017 Reflections is inspired by this seasons big trend, geometrics, combined beautifully with a stunning mix of soft metallics, marbling and soft sorbet shades.
Saguaro glasses £39.99
This playful set of chunky tumblers transforms into a cactus when stacked. Not just any old prickly thing either, but the iconic Saguaro Cactus!
We’ll be honest, we didn’t know that a Saguero cactus was ‘the one with the arms’ (🌵) until now, but that doesn’t change the fact that this is an incredible collection of glasses.
Flamingo neon light £49.99
We’re steering away slightly from the subtle, toned down shades from earlier in the list. This is bold, in your face, and when paired with a large leafy plant like the monstera makes a huge statement.
Orla Kiely small hanging planter £15
Now you can become a trendsetter and be the envy of your friends and family by adding one of Orla Kiely’s Small Hanging Plant Pots to your living area! Introducing green plants to your home is probably one of the easiest and least expensive ways to incorporate this year’s Pantone colour of the year: ‘Greenery’ into your interior scheme.
Gracie armchair salmon pink £499
Trendsetters rave about the Nordic look and we love it. The Gracie collection is the perfect way to make an interiors statement. Comes as an armchair, 2 seater and 3 seater sofa. Pine Green, Vintage Pink and Seafoam Blue; this season is all about colour and vibrancy. Also find Gracie in Drawing Room Grey, Salmon Pink and Butterscotch Yellow.
Cactus Neon Table Lamp £49.99
Reminiscent of the fun-filled lights that add colour and character to roadside diners and motels in Las Vegas, this Cactus neon table lamp is a far more eye-catching way to illuminate your space! Sitting on a wooden base, the cactus-shaped gas-filled lamp pops in neon green to create a stunning statement on a table, shelf or sideboard.
Pink and orange spotty fabric armchair £595
The Daborn pink and orange spotty fabric armchair adds vibrant, exuberant colour to a room and provides a playful counterpoint to an understated scheme.
Exclusive to Habitat, the armchair combines a classic high back with contemporary clean lines in a design that is both elegant and comfortable.
The digitally printed design is one of 3 new additions to our best-selling Daborn collection of handmade armchairs.
Annecy Grape Floral Wallpaper £27 a roll
Decorative and classic, our Annecy wallpaper features an elegant curved floral motif. Use this matt finish paper on a feature wall or go bold with an entire room. Suitable for all interiors, including well ventilated kitchens and bathrooms. All Laura Ashley wallpapers are printed and manufactured in the UK.