Making your description interesting is largely about creating clear and occasionally striking images for the reader to visualise.
Description With Emotion
What really gives your description depth is relating how it makes your characters feel, showing their emotional response through the words and images you choose. Good description layers in emotions, almost giving what is being described a personality.
“The skerry was resting in the sea. It was like being in a cradle, or on a deathbed, he thought. All the voices hidden in the cliff were whispering. Even rocks have memories, as do waves and breakers. And down below, in the darkness where fish swam along invisible and silent channels, there were also memories”. Henning Mankell (Depths: A Novel)
The character’s emotions and mood…