Decorating a room without windows is tough. You have an entire wall’s worth of extra space, and you need to find another way to open up your room to keep it from feeling cramp.
Wall decor is a great solution because it’ll fill up your empty wall. But what kind of wall decor?
Indoor vertical gardens could just be your best bet. If you can’t see the outside from a room without windows, bring it inside!
Read on for 12 indoor garden ideas that’ll work wonders in a room without windows.
Room Without Windows: How To DIY An Indoor Garden
How To Decorate A Room Without Windows
I love windows and big, open spaces. But sometimes, renting a small apartment or buying a pre-built house leaves you stuck with having to decorate a room without windows. And one of my go-to tricks for this? Vertical gardens!
A room without windows can trigger your claustrophobia or make the room seem stuffy, and plants or greens can help ease that. They’re also perfect for filling up extra empty walls.
I’ve put together some gorgeous (and inexpensive!) vertical and hanging garden DIYs you can use to decorate a room without windows.
1. Grid Planters
This grid wall from Lana Red Studio kind of looks like a window, don’t you think? It’s a trendy indoor planter idea, and you can even use it to display other wall decor!
2. Mason Jar Herb Garden
Feeling artsy? I love this DIY painted herb planter from Brit + Co. Your room without windows will smell amazing with all the herbs you can grow on this!
3. Wood Pallet Planter
If you’re going for a rustic look, this wood pallet planter is perfect!
I’m all for adding lights to the planter, it’ll definitely brighten up your room.
4. Floating Shelves
This is so ingenious! By Brittany Goldwyn has a tutorial for making planters mounted on floating shelves.
5. Fishbowl Planters
Speaking of ingenious planters, these fishbowl planters from A Beautiful Mess are so adorable! No one will notice your room lacks windows with something as eye-catching as this on display.
6. Gold Dipped Hanging Planters
A Beautiful Mess added a luxe touch to classic pots, and I’m sure this will fit right into any room.
You’ll want to make more than one of these!
7. Copper PVC Planters
A little creativity goes a long way when it comes to decorating a room without walls. So if your style is more industrial, Craft Bits has this nifty copper PV planter tutorial!
8. Modern Clay Planter
For a unique planter almost like real art, check out this tutorial from Make And Fable.
Can you believe it’s made from clay? ‘Cause I can’t!
9. Macrame Planter
10. Hanging Cake Pan Planters
Here’s another unconventional planter project! Sugar and Cloth made these out of bundt cake planters, and aren’t they just adorable?
11. Wood And Rope Planter
If you want a more versatile planter, this wood frame is the way to go. It’s so simple to make as well!
12. Wood Frame Planters
Craftifair has another wood frame idea, this time for individual planters!
This’ll look amazing in a modern or Scandinavian-themed home. Or paint them in your favorite shades for a pop of color!
Watch this video from homes+ magazine to see more indoor garden ideas for a room without windows:
Convinced yet? A vertical garden really is the perfect addition to a room without windows because you can bring the outdoors into your room! These gardens cover all design aesthetics, and they’re budget-friendly ways to give your room an eye-catching touch.
Which were your favorites? Leave me a comment to let me know!
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