How to Make a Fake Greenery Wall in 6 Steps

Aug 29, 2019 Stephan Jupillat General

When it comes to the look and feel of a place, decor really is everything. But sometimes you want more than another standard piece of wall art to liven up a space. In those cases, why not do something unique and original? With a fake greenery wall full of artificial plants and garlands, you can take your decorative skills to the next level and add a little extra something to your space.

A wall of fake greenery is typically a vertical garden system that uses interlocking panels of artificial plants to form a beautiful display. We've broken down this DIY project to help you create an attractive, low maintenance and affordable decorative piece for your space.

1. Pick a location

One of the best things about decorating with a fake greenery wall is it looks good just about anywhere. If you're hoping to spruce up an indoor setting, look no further! A wall of artificial plants can put a great finishing touch on your living room, kitchen or anywhere you wish to entertain and spend time. Or, perhaps you want to liven up an office space with some decorative flair. A fake greenery wall makes for a beautiful statement piece in an office setting and can provide a sense of relaxation to an otherwise stressful environment.

But faux plants and greenery aren't just for the indoors! For a lovely outdoor decoration, you can feature this type of decor outside the entrance to your home along the wall. It's a great way to welcome people into your living space and leave a lasting impression.

No matter the location you select, a wall of fake greenery is the perfect statement piece that adds an element of beauty.

2. Measure Your Space

After selecting the location for your wall of fake greenery, it's time to do some planning. Using a yardstick, measure the area you have in mind on the wall. This will help you determine the precise dimensions you'll be working with on this DIY project. It will also be a point of reference when you get supplies and start creating.

3. Gather Supplies

Before you start making your fake greenery wall, you'll want to have certain tools and decorative materials on hand. We recommend the following:

  • 1 screwdriver
  • Screws
  • 1 frame with a backside attached to it or 1 piece of plywood cut to the appropriate size based off of your measurements
  • 1 French cleat cut to the appropriate size for your frame or plywood
  • 1 hot glue gun
  • 1-inch thick pink insulation
  • Artificial moss
  • Your choice of silk flowers bulk, grass and decorative living wall mats and flower garlands
  • Floral pins
  • Dried wood (optional)

4. Start Creating Your Decorative Masterpiece

Using your screwdriver, screw your French cleat to the back of your frame or plywood. Then, take your hot glue gun and attach the pink insulation to the front side of the frame or plywood.

5. Add Your Fake Greenery

Glue your grass and decorative living wall mats, along with the pieces of artificial moss and flower garlands. This will create your primary landscape, which you can arrange as you see fit. Add any silk flowers you'd like and any remaining decor using floral pins and your hot glue gun.

6. Make Sure Your Pieces Are Secure

After the glue dries, use your fingers to gently wiggle the pieces you attached and make sure they can't be easily pulled off. If the pieces do seem loose, secure them with more glue and floral pins. When everything is ready, screw or tie the frame or plywood to the wall surface. Take caution when you do this so as to not damage the surface of the wall. Hang up your fake greenery and enjoy!

Fake Greenery Wall Maintenance

Unlike real plants, faux floral arrangements like this require very minimal upkeep. You don't need to be an expert green thumb to keep them in tip top shape. Fake greenery never needs water or fertilizer, won't cause allergies, doesn't require sunlight and - best of all - won't die! Ultimately, you save a lot of time and money on a beautiful decorative piece to feature and admire for years to come.

Occasionally, you'll want to dust your artificial plants to keep them looking their very best. Along with this, wipe them with a damp cloth every now and then to remove any dirt. That's all. It's that simple!

Create a Gorgeous Wall of Fake Greenery with Artificial Plants from Silks Are Forever

You get endless decorative possibilities when you buy silk flowers wholesale, and we encourage you to see them for yourself with this creative, DIY project. Choose from our variety of silk flowers in bulk so you can decorate with the finest products and get the most out of your design. We look forward to providing you with the very best fake greenery and garlands on the market as you create your masterpiece. Contact us with any questions and we’ll be happy to help.