They’re strong, sculptural and so much better than an overly sweet vase of flowers – Branches, my new home accessory of choice. And just in case you are not totally sold by this first picture… I’ve gathered eight more reasons to prove you need look no further than your own back yard or local park for your next centerpiece. Quick, easy, and if you have access to foliage, free. What could be better? Enjoy. Above – A spray of spring branches adorns a tulip table in a Madrid living room by designer Miguel García de Valcárcel. Photo via Nuevo Estilo.
With a couple of olive branches, Paris based designer Luis Laplace infuses a little life and organic flair into an ultra white bathroom.
Designer Jessica Helgerson may never have met a branch she didn’t love (her Portland home is full of them). In her living room, a large floor to ceiling branch reads like a tree.
Helgerson’s monochromatic kitchen is brought to life by the power of a single leafy green branch.
Rock star Adam Levine apparently enjoys the company of an olive branch sprig along with his morning shower. Photo by Roger Davies via Architectural Digest.
A perfect way to bring the season inside – spring blooms at The Dean hotel. Design by ASH NYC. Photo by Christian Harder.
The dining nook zen of Donna Karen’s NYC apartment is punctuated by a vase of fresh twiggy blooms. Photo by Richard Powers.
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