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Living Wild: How to plant style your home and cultivate happiness (Hardcover)

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Whether you’re late to the houseplant party or are a full-fledged plant-ophile, Hilton Carter can take your indoor greenery to the next level. In Living Wild, Carter combines his love of interior design with his passion for plants (he has 250 of them!), and shows how to style your home with greenery as the star. As it is in his appearances on the Magnolia network, Carter’s expertise is evident and his enthusiasm is bountiful. If you yearn to make your home lush and vibrant, don’t miss this book!

— S.B.


In Living Wild, bestselling plant stylist, author, designer and family man Hilton Carter explores multiple ways to style your home with plants—and cultivate happiness along the way.

The therapeutic benefits of living with and tending plants are well known—they offer a connection to the natural world that nurtures our mental and physical health. In Living Wild, Hilton Carter shows how to create a lush, stylish space with flourishing plants that bring life to your home and happiness to your life. He discusses interior design choices—choosing the right color scheme, textures, and materials to showcase gorgeous greenery—then takes a deep dive into styling. From picking the perfect planter to statement plants and taking in centerpieces, living art and hanging planters plus outdoors spaces and plants for kids along the way, Living Wild is packed with interior design and styling ideas that blur the boundary beside inside and out. Finally, we visit 8 unique homes that have been plant styled by Hilton and take a detailed look at his top ten designer plants, along with care and info tips.

About the Author

Hilton Carter is a director, editor and fine artist who is passionate about plants—his home is filled with 250 of them. He has a huge and loyal following on Instagram (@hiltoncarter), where he shares his encyclopedic knowledge of plant care and styling. He recently had a collaboration with Target, co-founded Green Neighbor plant shop, and is one of the experts selected by Chip and Joanna Gaines for their Workshops digital series and Magnolia Network TV show. Hilton lives with his wife and daughter in Baltimore.

Praise For…

Amid his step-by-step instructions for greening thumbs… [Hilton Carter] points out his visual puns and shares joy in his profession – The New York Times

Lifts the curtain on the artistry of plant styling with a deep dive into colors, textures, and statement-making combinations –

Plant people, rejoice!...Unique ideas on how to incorporate lush greenery in your home -

Pages upon pages of inspiration –

Plant lovers – this is no doubt another beautiful book from Hilton to add to your collection - 91 magazine

In [Carter’s] lush cinematic photographs of plants, each plant plays the role of a character on the stage of whatever room Carter has exactingly placed it in – Sunset magazine

Hilton, you make plants so fun! – Today Show anchor Craig Melvin

Product Details
ISBN: 9781800652125
ISBN-10: 1800652127
Publisher: CICO Books
Publication Date: March 28th, 2023
Pages: 224
Language: English
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Created At: 6/12/2022 06:02pm
Last Updated At: 9/28/2023 07:30am