There’s something about the sweltering heat, the lush greenery, and the the exciting bursts of color that mean year after year, the tropics act as a great summer inspiration for designers everywhere. Everything from fashion to interior design gets a tropical going over at this time of year.
It’s easy to see why, because let’s face it, all of us would love to spend more time in a tropical environment. And summer is the perfect time to get your tropical on, a chance to go full out and embrace the exotic. If you’re looking to get a bit of this look in your life, here are 7 ways to make your home more tropical this summer.
Hang Some Tropical Canvas Art
For a simple fix of tropical inspiration in your home, why not try hanging some tropical inspired canvas art? Here at Artzee Designs we’ve got an awesome collection of tropical inspired canvas art that will transform even the dullest of spaces into an exotic haven in a matter of minutes.
Get Some Tropical Plants
From bamboo to mini palm trees, and aloes to lilies, there is an endless selection of tropical plants that you can introduce into your home. Check out what will grow in the conditions your local area provides and add a bit of greenery to your home decor. Not only will it add a natural feel but it will inject a bit of life into your house.
Bring Some Beach Inspiration
One of the best bits about the tropics that virtually everyone loves is undoubtedly the beach. Now we’re not suggesting filling your living room with sand, but there are plenty of ways to bring the beach to your home from decorating with seashells to introducing a nautical blue and white color scheme.
Add Some Bold Colors to Your Decor
The tropics are naturally popping with stunning colors, so adding some tropical shades to your home decoration is a great way to add that exotic feel this summer. Go bright and go bold for a really striking effect with fuschia pinks, bright yellows and vivid greens.
Introduce Some Tropical Soft Furnishings
Tropical prints are all the rage so try introducing some tropical soft furnishings to your home. Everything from cushions and pillows to throws and curtains can be sourced with gorgeous summery prints on, so use your imagination and add some to your rooms.
Accessorize With Natural Textures
There’s something about the tropics that just screams nature, so accessorizing with some natural textures will pep up your interiors instantly. Things like rattan furniture, rustic wooden pieces, and jute rugs will lend your home a luxurious and laid back tropical feel.
Open Up Your Windows
When you think of the tropics it probably conjures up images of long lazy days on the beach under endless blue skies with the glare of the golden sun cloaking your body. Let that light into your home by stripping back your window dressings, or better still getting rid of them altogether to flood your rooms with a tropical light.