- 14.08.2020 /
- Decoration tips
Natural living is on-trend. Interior design has embraced plants and natural materials as home accessories, which create a friendly, cosy atmosphere and invite you to relax. In autumn and winter, the poinsettia comes into its own as a natural gem; it plays an essential role in styling interiors. Winter rooms shine bright with the coloured bracts of this stunning plant. The experts from Stars for Europe showcase various styles in which poinsettias are the star of the show.
Sit down and exhale. The living room is turning green. Plants and natural materials play an essential role in the on-trend green living style. A winter forest offers nature lovers an almost infinite treasure of twigs, cones and other natural materials, which are popular as beautiful decorative accessories during the festive season.
A rustic wooden table, bare walls in subtle colours and an undecorated fir tree form the backdrop for this natural festive table. The stars of the display are poinsettias, and accessories in shades of gold, red and silver.
Modern green living with a touch of vintage: soft green tones have a natural, calming effect and create a relaxing atmosphere. The cream of the poinsettia gives a lovely contrast in this wintertime still life.
With this classic wreath of fir sprigs decorated with cones, cream cut poinsettias give a beautiful, radiant accent. Single firs in front of forest wallpaper bring the outside in and create a natural feel. Snow-coloured poinsettias in rattan baskets emphasise winter, while silver baubles, cones and wrapped presents signal Christmas is coming.
A naturally warm festive season
Bring harmony into a wintery home with the trend of natural Christmas warmth. Pair warm, earthy tones together to transform a room into a haven of peace, inviting you to relax and unwind. A planted bowl with cream poinsettias placed in a nest of twigs and dried flowers makes a beautiful, natural display.
A cream poinsettia in a simple, grey planter on a wood ladder in candlelight, paired with a wreath of dried flowers: This arrangement in coordinated natural shades has a subtle effect and radiates calm.
Dried flowers are on-trend. Botanical drawings decorate the walls but let’s not forget living plants, too. In winter, a blooming cream poinsettia blends with all styles and adds warmth to any room.
Shabby-chic: bright poinsettias shine like a Christmas beacon in a winter window. On a rustic wooden tray in worn clay pots with cones, twigs and a red star, these poinsettias steal the show – while the natural materials set the scene perfectly.
Whether in fashion, cosmetics or interior design, blush tones are on-trend. Poinsettias in warm shades such as apricot, rose, pink or salmon will be delighting homes from as early as October, offering lovely colour accents that work well in subtly pared-down surroundings.
As a decorative centrepiece, luxurious, pink poinsettias on a silver vintage tray catch the eye and emphasise the warm, cosy atmosphere of a room.
This romantic Christmas display offers so much more than standard green pine and it’s easy to make. Simply place a soaked wreath of foam in a suitable bowl or tray and decorate it by inserting candles, cut poinsettias, roses, hydrangeas and branches of berries.
Tea-time at Christmas: warm apricot poinsettias sit perfectly among bamboo, rattan and wicker furniture, creating a cosy atmosphere.
Natural Country Home
Christmas styled for a cosy country home: From all wooden furniture to a lovingly decorated Christmas tree; charming accessories from fairy lights to a classic red poinsettia, this room radiates warmth – inviting you to relax and stay longer.
In an antique wooden box, a display of nuts with apples, mandarins and red poinsettias creates a nostalgic look.
This country home kitchen has a natural festive glow thanks to classic red poinsettias in various sizes from miniature to tall-stemmed.
As cut flowers, poinsettias win points with colourful bracts and long shelf life. This pretty bouquet of freshly cut poinsettias, bulrush reeds, willow and various dried flowers is in a glass vase lined with dried strawflowers. Tip: Immediately after cutting, dip the cut surfaces of the poinsettia stems first for a few seconds in approx. 60°C hot water and then immediately in cold water, then place them in flower tubes filled with water.
Natural country home with vintage chic: this office corner is lovingly decorated with natural, rustic pieces and carefully selected accessories. The centrepiece is a gorgeous pink poinsettia.
Vintage style: the red bracts of a mini poinsettia shine behind the glass of an antique terrarium. Use natural materials such as pine greenery and cones for decorative accessories.
Country home meets vintage chic: a basket of stunning red poinsettias and a vase of dried flowers and grasses are beautifully displayed on this antique cast-iron mangle.