Your bedroom is your sanctuary, your escape from the cares of the world. It can be a lot of fun to design a tropical themed bedroom oasis. Imagine vibrant flowers and swaying palms as you are transported from the stressors of your busy day into the private retreat of your bedroom. There’s no need to hop on a plane and travel thousands of miles to be completely immersed in a peaceful and soothing atmosphere. The tips that follow will help you to create your very own paradise with a tropical bedroom theme.
Tropical Color Palette
The rich colors of the tropics provide the perfect backdrop for your tropical bedroom oasis, and you can also choose to bring in some soothing neutral shades like sand or khaki, to mix with inviting and warm earthy tones like cozy brown or deep green. Vibrant colors that are reminiscent of tropical flowers are also fitting, such as bright pinks and banana yellows. The colors of your favorite tropical drinks can also provide inspiration for your bedroom oasis. Think about the coral color of a tropical daiquiri, or accents for your tropical themed bedroom that are trimmed in off-white, like a pina colada. Paint your walls in a neutral color and tone to make it easy to coordinate your bedding, linens, window treatments, and more within the room, and dress up your walls with wrought iron door toppers and wrought iron decor.
With a tropical theme, there are so many different tropical accents that you can bring into the space to lend an air of authenticity that makes you feel like you’re staying in a tropical resort, right on the sands. Think about adding touches of palm tree art, tree wall hangings, art featuring sea shells, and so on. You can invariably add shell collections, potted palm trees (either real or artificial) and other elements of nature that will add the feel of a true oasis to your space.
Tropical Furniture and Furnishings
Select furniture for your tropical themed bedroom in deep, rich mahogany tones that remind you of the abundance of teak wood that is used in the tropics. If you want to keep your existing furniture, you can invariably refurbish your furniture to achieve this look. Another type of furniture that goes well with a tropical theme is furniture made from wicker or bamboo, either in its natural color or finished in white, antique cream, or off-white.
Window Treatments for the Tropical Retreat
When choosing window treatments for your tropical oasis, go for light, airy, and billowy sheers. If privacy is a concern, you can install mini blinds or even layers a heavy curtain with the sheers to achieve almost the same look. Another option is to install privacy film on the windows that allows the sunshine to penetrate your space without allowing any prying eyes to see inside. This type of film is simple to install and can make a huge difference in the look of your tropical bedroom retreat.