Zen interior designs are easily associated with the following phrases: simple, functional, beautiful, and peaceful. It is common for Zen designs to create a harmonious but amazing result using common and simple decorative pieces. A common area in a house to be cladded with Zen decor pieces is the living room, most specifically the living room table or the coffee table. Another amazing thing about Zen decors is they can be made on your own.
For a decor piece to be considered as Zen inspired it is important that it represents the values of simplicity, harmony, and promote a peaceful and relaxing environment. It is also important that the decors go well together, that even in their simple materials, the result would be astonishing and awe inspiring. Here is some amazing Zen Decoration pieces that would look good as a table centerpiece.
1. Exciting Zen Pebbles Vase Decor On The Dark Wood Table
Collect polished pebbles in different colors such as black, grey, and white then put them in glasses of different sizes. For the final touch add candles on top of the pebbles for a decor piece that symbolizes relaxation.
2. Sand Is Used As A Material To The Zen Inspired Table Centrepiece
It is also easy to use sand as a material to your Zen inspired table centerpiece. Find a bowl made of transparent glass and add white sand and black sand forming a yin yang sign. The yin yang sign is known to stand for balance and harmony. Add green small plants to this centerpiece and the result would be amazing.
3. Flat Stones Can Also Be Easily Converted Into A Nice Zen Décor
Flat stones can also be easily converted into a nice Zen decor. Make sure you have various size and shapes of flat stones. Arrange them in a pyramid or tower order, you can even glue them together so that you’re sure they won’t fall of and make a mess. This simple idea is very attractive and comforting, in that you can still find ways to be creative by using ingenuous materials.
4. Use Fruits Instead Of Sand And Pebbles
Simplicity is also another key to achieving that Zen inspired do-it-your own decor. Use fruits instead of sand and pebbles. Fill a glass with water halfway then add fruits such as green apples. The floating fruit design is not only innovative but it is also simple yet artistic.
5. Buddha Statue As Centerpiece For A Coffee Table
Oriental designed decorative pieces can also easily pass as Zen decors. This is because Zen originated from Japan and Buddhism. You can usually find Buddha statuettes as centerpieces for a coffee table in Zen themed house.
6. Buddha Statuettes Are Often Fused With Water Fountain Designs
Buddha statuettes are often fused with water fountain designs in which Buddha has a jar where the water will flow from. These designs are usually run by electricity, so if you don’t like to conserve the water flow you can just unplug the decor.
7. Zen Decor Pieces With Water In Them Like A Stone Fountain
Water has also been associated with peace and relaxation. That is why it is common for us to find Zen decor pieces with water in them, like a stone fountain. These stone fountains use simple materials but some have intricate designs and definitely looks astonishing.
8.Fountain Decor Made Of Small Bamboo Pieces
Other fountain decors are made of small bamboo pieces, capturing the real old bamboo fountains in Japan. This is also a simple and somewhat vintage take to the water fountain Zen decor.
9. Potted Small Plants Like Cactus Also Make Good Centrepieces
Potted small plants like cactus also make good centerpieces. You can simply put a potted plant in the center of the coffee table or you can add other varieties and details. You can also choose to infuse it with pebbles and an aroma therapy candle.
10. A Red Wood Bonsai Plant
The best potted plant to capture the Zen inspired theme would be a bonsai plant. Bonsai is a Japanese art so it is safe to say that is closely related to the Zen interior design. Also it would be amazing to see those miniature trees as your living room centrepiece.