English Style Window Boxes – Living Facades
A house featuring a classic simple design can shed the dull look and get extra beauty by small visual tips which have a guaranteed effect on the beholder. Among the choices you have is adorning the windows by using flowers, those colorful messengers of nature which can make the difference under any circumstances. Let’s get some inspiration from the English who brighten the bleak atmosphere outside and give their homes vitality by mans of various flower combinations set up in boxes bursting of beauty and elegance. So here’s more on the English style window boxes, letting images take over the narration.
A house with a classic, modest look, lacking distinctive elements. But when flowers come into the picture, the whole image changes dramatically and gets vitality and energy. Seen from the distance the flowers appear to have grown straight from the stone walls.
You can make these boxes yourselves or order them in different shapes and colors matching the façade of your house. They also come made from various materials: wood, aluminum, wrought iron, vinyl, copper, fiberglass and galvanized metal, each playing its own well-defined decorative role, as seen in the images below.
And if you go for wood, the warm and friendly nature so abundantly offers, then in this case, too, you have different options which you can visualize below here. Flowers and wood come in a perfect symbiosis, full of delicacy, which will give the dull facades extra personality.
In a rustic décor, add some straws or dried hay to cover the pots inside the box and give the picture even more harmony and natural splendor.
As you notice, even the most inexpressive image comes back to life when flowers show up. It is ideal they chromatically match the rest of the landscape.
And if you choose to use more flowers in splendid decorations, full of scent, then the visual effect is even more impressive. Add climbing plants for a beauty hard to describe in words.
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