Put a succulent on it! Home decor essentials for the prickly plant-obsessed

Blooming decor accents you’ll never have to water.

Blooming decor accents you’ll never have to water.

(Credit, left: wfrancisdesign, via etsy.ca; right: urbanoutfitters.com)

If you've spent time on Instagram, Pinterest or in your trendiest friends' homes lately, you know that succulents and cacti are having a real moment. Millennials everywhere are turning their thumbs green and stocking up on houseplants like the apocalypse is coming. But what's a succulent-lover to do if they can't seem to take care of a living, breathing plant? Here are 14 beautiful, greenery-inspired decor accents that you'll never have to water.

Three Cacti with Flowers on Pink mug

Your morning pick-me-up just got a little brighter, thanks to this pretty pink mug adorned with watercolour cacti. It's completely microwave and dishwasher safe, so you won't have to tediously scrub it after every use.

$15, at Society6.

Succulent Pillowcase

This handmade beauty is "meticulously crafted the mountains of North Carolina." Vibrant and super-soft, it makes the perfect accent throw for your couch or bed.

$33.83, Etsy.

Thirsty Art Print

Artist Beth Hoekel is known for her cool, lady-centric collage art, and this moody desert print is no exception. The prickly piece comes in a wide range of sizes from mini to extra large, so you can definitely make room for it even if you're low on wall space.

From $22, at Society6.

Succulent Pattern Light Switch Cover

Turn any room into a tropical oasis with this blooming succulent light switch cover. Not only is it totally unique and bursting with colour, the Etsy shop will custom make one for you to fit any type of switch!

$6.90, Etsy.

Cactus Standing Laundry Bag

If its adorable print and durable canvas package wasn't enough to sell you, this portable laundry bag with pop up handles also doubles as a standing hamper, for maximum versatility.

$49, Urban Outfitters.

Three Cacti Watercolour Bath Mat

Plant (sorry, we had to) your feet on this soft, fuzzy bath mat each time you hop out of the shower. With a memory foam cushion and a trio of cacti covering its surface, this cheerful mat is sure to give your bathroom a boost.

From $23, Society6.

Cactus Landscape Shower Curtain

Speaking of showers, take a trip to the desert every time you wash off with this soft-hued curtain. The beautiful, intricate details are the real standout of this staple, so the fact that it's machine-washable is just the cherry on top.

$72, Urban Outfitters.

Terrarium Wall Tapestry

Vicariously live out your dream of being surrounded by succulents with this colourful wall tapestry by Beth Hoekel. Made from lightweight fabrics, this piece makes a great backdrop for a living room or patio — it's totally outdoor-safe!

From $39, Society6.

Cactus Sheet Set

Getting into bed with a bunch of cacti never felt so soft and cozy. The cotton set comes with a flat sheet, fitted sheet and pillowcases, boasting a sweet and subtle print you'll love to lay on all year round.

From $119, Urban Outfitters.

Cactus Dots print

Add some life to your gallery wall — while supporting independent artists and designers — with this abstract print from West Elm's Minted collection.

$169, West Elm.

Don't Be A Prick Cactus Cross Stitch

Love ironic embroidery almost as much as pointy plants? Hang this punny cross stitch proudly on your entryway — or gift one to your prickliest pal!

$18, Etsy.

Succulent Candles

Crafted by artisans in Mississippi, these soy wax blend candles are made from recycled glass, so you can take in their sweet scents without doing damage to the environment. They come in three different fragrances: Rosewater, Moroccan Mint and Peach & Currant and can burn for over 30 hours!

From $28, Anthropologie.

Sunnylife Neon Cactus

Neon lights are all the rage right now, and what better way to work the trend into your home than with a mini cactus straight out of a Vegas desert? Compact and delightfully retro, this piece will add some flare to any desk or side table.

$40, Drake General Store.

Crazy Cactus Lady mug

Now that you've acquired a lifetime's supply of prickly goods, this oversized ceramic mug will really seal the deal, anointing you a true Cactus Queen. Just don't throw it in this dishwasher! This nifty piece needs your tender loving care.

$10, Urban Outfitters.