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4 Inexpensive Ideas for Creating Tropical and Coastal Style Rooms

Inexpensive Ideas to Create Tropical and Coastal Style Rooms

  1. USE TROPICAL AND COASTAL STYLE THROW PILLOWS

Adding the right toss pillows can completely transform any living room and sunroom area. Not only can you achieve the goal of adding a tropical flavor to your room but even the mood of your home can become much more uplifting and fun! American Rattan has some of the best options for tropical throw pillows with a great variety and high quality fabric manufacturers to choose from. You can add various sizes of pillows to sofas and chairs. You may want a larger throw for a sofa and a smaller one for arm chairs. Note the Oaks Estate” by Braxton Culler below. By adding the tropical flavor pillows an updated more comfortable and rustic look is achieved.

OAKS 6 PC LIVING ROOM SET

OAKS ESTATE 6 PC LIVING ROOM SET BY BRAXTON CULLER


2. ADD WICKER AND RATTAN CONVENIENCE TABLES

Wicker and Rattan coffee tables and end tables are by nature tropical looking and are made by hand in the tropics. If you add these generally inexpensive tables to your sunroom and living room layouts you’ll go along way to achieving those more relaxed and comfortable tropical feel rooms. American Rattan has a great selection of coffee tables, end tables, and sofa tables that will help you achieve your goal of making your rooms more fun and rustic. The Oaks Way collection below by Braxton Culler is a great example of blending Rattan tables with upholstered furniture. You can see how this room was transformed into a more comfortable and tropical setting through the use of the Rattan and Wicker tables.

OAKS WAY LIVING ROOM SET

OAKS WAY LIVING ROOM SET with Tropical Style Tables

 

3. ADD TROPICAL INDOOR PLANTS AND FERNS

Both live and imitation plastic live-like tropical plants and ferns can achieve a more comfortable and tropical retreat. If you choose live plants you will also help clean your indoor air as the healthy plants release body loving oxygen into the air and cleans it. When you add plants to a room you just seem to enjoy it more. Its more relaxing and inviting with plants both real and plastic.
Note our CONGO conversation collection below. This collection captures the heart of Africa with its two toned wicker and uneven hand made Rattan patterns.  It will attract favorable attention from your friends who will wonder where you got such a beautiful wicker rattan sunroom set. The CONGO might even be described as a “primitive” group. It uses natural rattan poles as they come from the jungle. Therefore, there are often blemishes and/or discolorations. This is normal and expected. These distinctive markings give this set character and a totally unique look. The smaller materials are called croco and are always of varying sizes and colors and was specifically chosen for their “primitive” look. The room where the Congo is placed is even more rustic and stunning with the placement of the tropical style fern even though you cant really tell if its plastic or real.

Any Room Furnished with Tropical Plants and the CONGO furnishings will be transformed into a Jungle Oasis

Congo 5 Pc Rattan Living Room Set from Spice Island Wicker - FREE SHIPPING

Congo is the Ultimage Rattan and Wicker Furniture Collection for Tropical Style Furnishings

 

4. USE TROPICAL FABRICS TO MAKE CURTAINS AND THROW BLANKETS

You can find wonderful and coastal style fabrics at American Rattan. They have a great high-quality selection from the best tropical furniture manufacturers. If your willing to place a deposit down on a good faith order you can also have them send you free swatches for your personal review. After you make your selection and receive your fabric you can begin making stunning tropical curtains and throw blankets that will transform your old, drab, room into a tropical paradise.

Cypress Midnight Tropical Fabric

Cypress Midnight Tropical Fabric

OVERVIEW – As we discussed using tropical throw pillows, convenience tables, live and plastic tropical plants, and finally tropical fabrics. Some of you may be thinking some or all of these ideas are great and I want to get started implementing the ideas right away. Others may not be so inclined to update their room decor into a coastal or tropical style area because it may not interest you. So whether your in this category or the latter implementing any or all ideas will help you create a more relaxing and comfortable place for your family and friends to gather.

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I hope you enjoyed reading this article and it gave you new ideas for furnishing your home.

by Mark Mosher, aka, “RATTANMAN(TM)”

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