There comes a time when you throw your hands in the air and give up. I typically try to march to my beat when it comes to decor but I fell under the allure of the fiddle leaf fig tree. Their leafy goodness and textural quality brings a sense of life and vitality to room. They beautifully fill a corner and provide a focal point that a lamp or art piece can’t do.
But I can’t keep them alive. Each dead leaf is like a little stab to my heart. So I am calling a truce and extending an olive branch to you Mr. Fiddle Leaf Fig. I give up and I think I am going to give your distant cousin the Olive Tree a go…..
While not as grand and full as the fiddle leaf, there is a sleek and modern aesthetic to the olive tree. They remind me of large-scale topiary — their willowy nature brings a lightness & airiness to rooms.
So to you Fiddle Leaf, I say good day and good luck! I say good day!!!
Okay, I now have a new obsession and a new weekend project! Hope you have a good one and see you on Monday!!!!