by Claire Star
Happily, branches of eucalyptus recently caught my attention as an alternative. Available at Trader Joe’s and less expensive than freshly cut flowers or a new houseplant, eucalyptus brings a similar element of life and greenery to a space. It’s also long-lasting, lightly fragrant, and looks nice even when dried. Another fun thing I realized while brainstorming ideas is that eucalyptus has so many more uses than I ever could have imagined!
Here are a few things to do with eucalyptus in nearly every room of the house, including simple bouquets, an aromatherapeutic shower, garlands, and a chandelier:
In the living room you could make a wall hanging or wrap branches around a light fixture...