But a dynamic vertical garden has disadvantages: it may compromise the integrity of your structure and can involve time-consuming watering, feeding and weeding.
Instead, exploit the texture and colour of your wall with strategically placed planters and let each of your plants shine instead of being just one of the crowd.
Same but different
Vary your rhipsalis species to show off their different and magnificent forms.
The sky's the limit
Chinese sky jasmine is a natural climber when you give it the appropriate support.
Dress your table
Boston ferns are terrific in hanging pots but also shine when displayed on a table.
Fat and skinny
Mix and match your forms and colours with mother-in-law's tongue and rhipsalis.
Create a green lacy curtain
Don't hide the lovely texture of wood panelling, highlight it instead with the artful placement of hanging and climbing plants.
Plant a fishtail palm in the corner to add volume to your space.
Want to learn how to build the curved wall planters in this makeover? Click here for the step-by-step instructions.