Decorate with Bold Tropical Colors
When you bring your favorite tropical colors indoors, there's no need to ever leave paradise. Learn how to decorate with your favorite beachy hues, like juicy papaya, sunshine yellow, and sea-glass green.
Every day can feel like a vacation when you decorate with vibrant tropical hues. Infuse a room with seaside vibes by incorporating coral pinks, citron yellow and chartreuse, plus an array of beautiful blues. Get inspired to refresh your rooms with our ideas for decorating with tropical colors, below.
Pretty Palm Fronds
Infuse a space with different shades of green, similar to the way palm tree fronds sport both light and dark hues. This living room stars a green coffee table, then accents with a green lamp and blue-and-green patterned furniture. The white wainscoting helps to balance the intense colors.
When you're working with a bright color like this eye-catching orange, a little bit goes a long way. Infuse this color, reminiscent of juicy papaya, into your space with small accents. Try a footstool, throw pillow, or side table.
Bathroom colors do not have to be blah. This seaside look is modern and fun but still super functional. Every bathroom needs a sink, so opt for a sunny lime-green one to complement shades of blue, white, and tan.
Escape to the sea by picking out your favorite shade of blue. Look for pieces like this patterned chair, rug, and pillow set that have character. Subtle textures and patterns add movement to a blue piece, creating the illusion of gentle waves.
Choose colors at the purest, clearest end of the spectrum with no dulling gray or brown undertones. Impact comes from bold hues and saturation, such as this dazzling shade inspired by a Hibiscus flower. Channel the beautiful bloom with orange-pink wallpaper. Too much color can be overwhelming, though, so stick to a smaller space like a powder room.
A bright coat of yellow paint makes it look as if the sun is shining year-round. This works well in a sunroom, breezeway, or any room that gets a lot of light. Pair the sunny walls with wicker accents and fresh plants for an outdoor effect.
Remember hunting for sea glass on the beach as a kid? Make those memories permanent with a beautiful, sea-green glass tile backsplash in your kitchen or bathroom. Make it really stand out with neutral surroundings, like this room's cabinets and countertops.
Juicy pineapple isn't just for pina coladas. Try a deep shade of yellow in any space that needs a little pop of color. Bonus points if you try the trend with a pineapple print wallpaper.
Take a shortcut to tropical by introducing a statement piece. Consider a tropical wall color, such as the elegant navy in this room. Then infuse juicy hues with a rug, upholstery fabrics, or a piece of wall art. This room combines several tropical shades for a wow-worthy look.