Tropical Decor Has Arrived!

Tropical decor has arrived, and it's the perfect way to brighten up your home. Are you ready to find out more?
Tropical Decor Has Arrived!

Last update: 18 October, 2020

When we see hints of the topics we feel happy. It evokes warm sunny days and a sense of relaxation. When it comes to our interiors, this burst of energy and life takes the form of bright colors and fun decorations. But of all the incredible trends out there, tropical decor never fails to make us smile.

Beyond the typical patterns you find in decorating and home stores, it’s the plants, colors, and materials you use that will really help to make your home a tropical oasis of bright colors and exotic shapes.

Colorful tropical decor

Bold prints.

When you think of tropical decor, you probably think of bold prints full of palm trees and macaws, right? However, the key to successful tropical decor lies in the colors you use, and how you combine them.

If you want to use tropical decor in your home, you can’t be afraid to play around with complementary colors. This is the key to achieving those fresh vibes.

Complementary colors are those that sit on opposite sides of the color wheel. Despite what many people may think, they actually work perfectly together.

Here, we want to show you some different ways to use color in your tropical decor. These combinations look great and will help to bring energy and vitality to your home. So, get ready to get inspired in three, two, one…

  • Orange and blue
  • Yellow and blue
  • Yellow and purple
  • Red and green
  • Red and blue
  • Pink and blue
  • Pink and yellow

Tropical plant care

Monstera plant.

When it comes to creating the perfect tropical style decor, it doesn’t get much better than exotic plants. Ferns, palms, and monstera are just some of our favorites.

If you know how to look after them properly, any of these could be a great option for your home. Take a look at the following tips.

  • They need a lot of humidity: if the humidity levels in your home aren’t high enough, it might be worth buying a humidifier and putting it on for a couple of hours every day.
  • Spray the leaves: you’ll need to spray your plants with water at least once a week to maintain humidity levels.
  • Avoid drafts.
  • Water them at least once a week. More importantly, be sure to ask advice from a specialist when you first buy your plants from the gardening store.
  • Transfer your plants into larger pots every two years.

Tropical decor for your bedroom

Exotic bedroom decor.

There’s nothing more relaxing than a room that looks and feels like a summer vacation: warm colors, soft fabrics, and plenty of natural elements, to make you feel like you’ve been whisked away to a tropical paradise.

One of the best ways to brighten up any bedroom is to choose colorful bedsheets and throws and combine them with matching cushions. If you like bold prints, great! Large florals are a fantastic option. Alternatively, you could go for solid colors, choosing textiles with bright, vibrant colors like orange or green.

Tip: you can even use tropical motifs to decorate the walls, choosing a wallpaper with bold, exotic prints that really bring the room to life.

Rugs made from natural materials such as rattan or bamboo can really help to complete the look. Natural fibers are perfect for creating those chilled vibes.

Tropical bathroom decor

Bold print wallpaper.

There’s nothing better than a tropical style bathroom, and it’s super easy to do. One option is to change your old shower curtain for one with fun, vibrant summer prints. If you have a screen rather than a curtain, you could add a selection of beautiful hanging plants to transform your bathroom into your own miniature rainforest.

Once again, we recommend sticking to the same color palette, using bright colors like blues, greens, pinks, and yellows. Textiles such as towels, curtains, and bath mats are a great way to enhance your color scheme.

Tropical textiles

Tropical rainforest print cushions.

If you want to give your home a fresh new look, textiles are the way to do it. Swopping your cushion covers, table cloths and curtains can radically transform the look and feel of your home.

We suggest looking for vibrant fabrics featuring a range of blues, pinks, or yellows. You can then combine these with themed fabrics, featuring motifs such as pineapples, flamingos, and exotic birds, to help create the perfect tropical look.

Tropical decor has well and truly arrived, and promises to fill your interiors with joy and energy. A relaxed, informal environment and plenty of bright colors are the perfect way to create the home of your dreams.

Play around with natural elements, and don’t be afraid to incorporate bold, exotic prints to really enhance the tropical look. It’s time to make the most of all the colors and decorative options the tropical look has to offer.

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