5 Ways to Bring Natural and Organic Elements Into Your Interior Design

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The peace we feel when we’re connected to nature is immeasurable. Gazing at green fields, mountains, and lush forests can reduce stress levels and make us feel calm. It’s only logical that we’d want to have that same feeling when we come home from a long, exhausting day at work.

But the trend of nature-themed, organic elements has grown exponentially in recent times as people become more eco-aware and are looking for sustainable home improvement ideas.

Natural materials are renewable and thus good for the environment. Additionally, they are of higher quality compared to mass-produced furniture made of processed materials. The goal is to create a pleasant space for you using ideas and elements that you like which bring a dash of nature into your living quarters. However, you should not try to stuff your home with all sorts of organic materials and details. Choose carefully to create a tasteful, nature-themed home suited to your preferences.

Below are some of the ways you can make your living space more relaxing by adding natural and organic elements.

5 Ways to Bring Natural and Organic Elements Into Your Interior Design

Add Wooden Elements

When we think about natural elements and materials, wood is often the first thought. What better way to make your home more natural and cozy than by adding carefully crafted wooden elements?

NA Architects KOKET Reve Mirrors wooden details brining nature indoors
Slatted wood panels bring nature indoors in this beautiful interior designed by NA Architects featuring two REVE Mirrors by KOKET (Photos by PHX India) – See the full project!

Wooden furniture gives a sense of warmth, of coziness, and is also very sturdy and durable. Custom-made wooden pieces are especially in demand these days. Nowadays, you can find a wide selection of hand-crafted dining room sets made of natural wood.

If you wish to create a rustic feel, you can have your kitchen cabinets made of wood. A wooden coffee table is also a great way to incorporate wood into your interior or even adding a few wooden stools next to your kitchen bar. You can also add wooden framed artwork of a leaf for a quick and easy touch. For a natural glam look go for polished wooden finishes.

The Empire Cocktail Table in Walnut by Boca do Lobo adds a stunning nature glam vibe to this interior by Studio 54
The Empire Cocktail Table in Walnut by Boca do Lobo adds a stunning nature glam vibe to this interior by Studia 54

Another place you can add some wooden furniture to brighten up space is in your bathroom. Adding a wooden sink stand or shelves for your towels will immediately create a more natural, organic environment.

Potted Plants Are a Must

Aside from being visually appealing, real indoor plants are related to a number of health benefits such as reducing stress levels. The therapeutic properties and benefits of indoor plants are backed by science so it’s a win-win situation. Not only will you be more connected to nature but the plants will also have a positive impact on your overall well-being.

Large indoor plants such as trees are very in. But if you’re not fond of them, you can add small potted plants here and there to create a more natural environment. If you work from home, your office corner should include at least one plant that will have a soothing, relaxing effect on you as you struggle with your workload. Although, make sure they receive plenty of light.

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Design by The Haute Interiors

Use Furniture Inspired by Nature for the Ultimate Organic Interior Design

Furniture with natural motifs is trending right now because it’s another great way to make your home more connected to nature. Chairs, beds, coffee tables, and bookshelves in the shapes of different animals and trees are very popular and they’re certain to transform your home into a nature-inspired oasis. A few details with nature motifs can change your entire space.

Use Natural Stone Details

Natural stone is an essential element of an organic-themed interior. Natural materials such as marble and granite tend to be costly but don’t give up on the idea just yet. You don’t have to adorn entire rooms with it; a simple stone wall or stones stacked in one corner of the living room can suffice. If you have the budget and want to make a statement go for a marble table or lamp.

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A marble dining table like the Avalanche by KOKET brings a modern nature vibe

Other ways to incorporate natural stone into your home décor is by adding a stone fireplace or pebble tiles in the bathroom. Again, the focus is on creating a visually appealing and soothing environment.

Be Creative and Resourceful

You may not be aware of it, but your home’s interior is related to your mood and affects your wellness. Therefore, creating a pleasant organic interior design with natural elements and plenty of light is crucial.

If hiring an interior decorator to re-do your home is a little out of your price range, you can rely on your creativity to create a nature-themed home. Small things such as handmade baskets and wool blankets for your living room sofa can go a long way in making your living space more natural and relaxing.

Any natural raw material can be used to add focus on nature including ceramic, bamboo, leather, bricks, etc. The great thing is that they can never go out of style as quality always prevails. Just make sure to follow your tastes and find a perfect balance.

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