Room Recipe: how to create a lush plant-filled entrance hall

Make a striking statement in your hallway with an abundant display of living, verdant plant life.

Welcome guests and bring nature indoors with a profusion of potted plants in your entrance, arranged beneath a gallery wall of collected botanical illustrations and graphic prints.

Here’s our Room Recipe to show you how:

Muk Van Lil
(Credit: Muk Van Lil)

“Team terracotta with textured timbers for an earthy, natural display.”


Textured timber table, try Elm mid cross dining table, Tara Dennis Store

Framed botanical prints and botanical artworks, try Botanical Prints, Insire Prints

Terracotta pots in varying sizes, Bunnings

Lush plants of all shapes and sizes, try Strelizia nicolai plant, $200, Divine Flowers

Beautiful coffee table books to fire the inspiration.

Extra styling details in natural leather, try Quintessential Duck Egg Blue


1 Start with fabulous herringbone parquetry flooring, try in a space with plenty of natural light to allow plants to thrive.

2 Anchor the display with sturdy timber table or sideboard.

3 Arrange and hang a collection of framed botanical prints and illustrations to create layers of interest and echo the colour and detail of plants.

4 Assemble decorative woven baskets in coordinating tones with terracotta pots in all shapes and sizes to hold plants, high and low to create a living, growing, ever-evolving display.

5 Add thoughtful details with picture books and quirky vintage pieces.

Get the look

Room Recipe

(l-r), FLÅDIS seagrass basket, $11.99, IKEA; Framed Wall Art, $79, Insire Prints; Elm mid-cross dining table, 1.8m, $1975, Tara Dennis Store.

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