A Guide to Indoor Planters: Color, Texture and Finish

Tips for Choosing the Right Indoor Planters
15 Jan, 2024

Indoor plants are a way to bring the outside inside your humble home, but they also make your place lively and refreshing. Indoor planters are also a statement piece. Selecting colors of your decorative planters can be a fun part but difficult too. There are various factors which can help you in making this decision more enjoyable.

In this blog, let us have a look at those factors which can possibly avoid the buyer’s remorse as well help you in choosing the perfect colored indoor planters for your home.

How to Choose Indoor Planters That Enhance The Aesthetics?

Style of Your Indoor Planter

Decorative planters have more options now than ever before, meaning that style and texture come into play as much as color. Modern planters offer many different design elements based on the desired look and feel of the space. Smooth and elegant lines offer sleek shapes in varied sizes with a Bonasila FRP planter which even have options with geometric elements. Whether going with a minimalist approach with a smaller planter or a large planter that can support even a small tree, having the right fit and ability to customize will ensure getting exactly what you are looking for.

Designer Planters for Indoor Plays a Big Role

Before even deciding on what plant you may want to keep in your indoor planter, think about where you will be placing the planter itself. Position can make more of an impact than you may know. Planters can take a sparse area and breathe life into it or act as an accessory to an already filled area. Adding a plant can create a subtle break in a cluttered area or as a transition colors between theme changes in spaces.

There are different factors to take into consideration while doing this. Just like when choosing a color for a room, we want to see what kind of light exposure it will get throughout the day. This way we can tell how certain colors will work during different times of the day. Sometimes colors do not seem as bright as we would expect. Testing areas allows us to see if the color works or not, or if it is a matter of choosing a lighter shade compared to a darker one.

Beyond seeing the light exposure based on where the planter will be, decide which surrounding factors will contribute to its color choice.

Tone of The Indoor Planters

Believe it or not, the pieces we choose will actually create a mood which will set a tone. Warm colors, tending to be oranges, deep reds and in this range of burnt colors with earth tones will create a warming effect that people tend to find inviting. Cool colors like blues and greens can perpetuate a calming effect. For either of these groups, they tend to be on the darker end of the spectrum. Brighter colors of any kind tend to create higher energy and too much of it can make a space feel too busy if not used properly.

Play with Contrasting Colors in Indoor Planters

Picking out contrasting colors can help create balance. Having balance is key for any space. It is as simple as having an area that is predominantly darker and adding a brighter color to prevent a room from being too dull. This also means that if a room is predominantly bright, adding a piece that is darker can help tone down a room.

Pair your greens with complimentary or accentual colors which will create a striking visual to make your place lively.

Complimentary Colors

Complimentary colors are found using a color wheel. Take a color that already exists in a room, whether an object or painted walls, then find the color on the opposite side of the wheel to see what the compliment is. To find the split complementary colors, rather than going directly across from the primary color of choice, look at the colors on either side. Within these colors, you will also have the choice of which shade to go with depending on the intensity you want the decorative planters to have. Doing this allows for some diversity with the color palette in a room.

Accent Colors

Accent colors can be used to pull a room together. By taking colors that already exist in a space, you can pull the colors through by using one of them in decorative planters. When using accent colors in a space, the feel in the room doesn’t change because the colors already exist in the room either in display pieces, artwork, furniture or decorative rugs. Also, pulling through certain colors can help carry out a theme. While speaking about accent colors, also consider accent walls. This is where in a room one wall is taken to paint with a color. In a room like this, we would want to use the planter potentially in the same color but in a different part of the room against a blank area in order to tie in the theme. Adversely, if we want to expand on a theme of an accent wall, we can use the planter to expand on an accent wall by choosing a complimentary color or contrasting color depending on what you want to bring to the space.

Matte or Glossy Finish Indoor Planters

As simple as it may seem, matte versus gloss can make more of a difference than you may believe. If the idea is to have modern planters “pop” in a space, having a gloss finish is an attention grabber. In this case, gloss can introduce a sleek characteristic that will attract the eye despite the color that is used. Matte finishes carry out a color in a more subtle way compared to gloss. Using matte finishes can help mute bolder colors, allowing for their presence without grabbing too much attention.


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Choosing Appropriate Texture for Indoor Planters

Bonasila FRP planters offer textures to fit the look and feel you need for the desired space. Getting the correct look is important and with four different options, it’s more than just the color representation that is important. Graphite, stone, sand and brew are four diverse options that not only deliver the ambiance but the feel as well. Having the representation of these natural elements on a fiberglass planter without the cumbersome weight is the ideal delivery.

Choosing the Correct Types of Planters

Choosing the right planters is important for your plants to grow well and look good. Different plants need different things like how much water they can handle and how big their roots grow. So, you need to pick planters based on what each plant needs. Think about things like the material of the planter (like clay or plastic), its size, how deep it is, and if it has holes for water to drain out. Also, consider where you’ll put the plant, like if it’ll be inside or outside and how much sunlight it’ll get. By picking the right planter for each plant and where you’ll place it, you can help your plants grow healthy and make your space look nice.

Now for Your Decision

Choosing the right color for your indoor planter may seem simple, but knowing that it takes some effort and factors to consider before buying them is necessary. Take these factors into consideration and you will be more than happy with your decision.