Tropical Home Decor: Easy Decor Ideas to Bring In the Vacation Vibes

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The latest, and absolutely gorgeous trend that’s seeped into homes is the amazing, colorful, exciting and absolutely irresistible tropical print trend. The knowledgeable fashion-forward prophets tell us tropical print isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, and we’re pretty happy about it. And how could we not be? Have you not seen how amazingly this tropical print works with virtually all the elements ever!?

Fashion and interior design have been co-existing for some time now. The moment a new shade or print appears on the catwalk, it’s not long until it works its way into our homes, too. The same happened with love for tropical patterns. They are present in both accents and base elements, and depending on the overall style of the home – they tend to look amazing. Here’s how:


Simple (and often dull) décor immediately turns fierce with a tropical upgrade. A living room with one dominant color and lack of prints will immediately shine with a tropical wallpaper in an interesting base color. And you don’t even have to go tropical on all of the walls – the main wall (one facing the entrance door) “coated” with the wallpaper in a design you find compatible with the rest of your space will do magic for the entire room.

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Carpets are often considered a central piece to a room, as they are giving that room structure and support its shape. It is not uncommon for tropical prints to work their way into the carpets and rugs.

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However, we all know how expensive carpets may be which is why not many households opt for this decorative element. Well, guess what! With the tropical design obsession on the rise, plenty a brand has found a way to make it accessible – with the amazing offer of cheap rugs online it’s easier than ever to get your tropical carpet and love it, too! Some homeowners even use rugs/carpets as wall decorations.

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Sofas & Furnishings

Go for a tropical leaf or floral print sofa as a central piece of the room and work around it. OR, if your tastes are more modest, choose a different, less dominant piece and make it your tropical statement – a dresser, chair, night stand, etc. – whatever you find relevant (but make sure it’s something that catches the eye).

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Tropical elements are often found in accents, too. Curtains, tropical pillows, vases, artwork, wall hangers, photo frames, you can also put on a wreath or something similar. They all make for a wonderful part of an interior.

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Do you think I should work tropical into my… everything?

Yes, absolutely! Tropical is the new black, for sure.


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