12 beautiful ways to have plants inside

1 of 14
Plants collage

credit: TreeHugger

1 of 14

Think outside of the houseplant box with these super-pretty ways to bring some green indoors.

Here in the northeast winter has taken a firm grip on the landscape ... which is great for beautifully bleak wintry scenes, not so great for those who thrive on the beauty of vibrant plant life. The formidable absence of green can be a little disconcerting. Solution? Operation Houseplant! Having plants in the home has distinct health benefits, and the aesthetic perqs are hard to beat. We're all for plants. And we're also all for the wonderfully quirky choices beyond a fern or spider plant, as you will see on the following pages. Enjoy!