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February is a great month to add some tropical furnishings to your home, that’s why February is Tommy Bahama month at Baer’s Furniture. Tommy Bahama’s island style furniture is known for its sophisticated style and reinterpretation of island living.
Your Florida home should be a calm, cool oasis where you can take shelter from the Florida weather. Heavy draperies, overstuffed upholstered furniture, and dark palettes just seem out of place. Try adding some tropical touches to create a light, fresh feel in your home.
If the minute you hear “tropical room design” you think of bright floral prints, rattan or wicker furniture and maybe even a few flamingoes, you might be surprised at how tropical-style decorating has changed. Clean, clear colors put a sophisticated spin on modern tropical decor.
Bursts of colors such as fuchsia and sunny yellow let you know that the theme is tropical without overpowering the senses. Tropical motifs such as starfish, coral, sea turtles and other marine life on the throw pillows and curtain fabric bring a whimsical feel to tropical room design without feeling overdone. These fun touches are balanced by neutral tones and striped patterns on upholstered furniture.
Try adding a bold tropical design on the curtains and keeping the furnishings neutral. Curtains can take a big, bold design that might not work on smaller upholstered furniture pieces. Add some throw pillows that pick up or contrast with the colors in the curtain fabric, but in a smaller print. The Benoa Harbor Sofa from Tommy Bahama makes a comfortable centerpiece for your living room. The deceptively simple design features intricately carved wood detail on the front of the arms, giving the piece a unique look and additional tropical flair.
If you like a beachier feel, you might like the Beach House Collection. This collection of beach furniture for the living room brings a bright, beachy air to the space. This casual, island style furniture features leather-wrapped rattan and mango veneers in a sun-drenched Largo finish. Natural fibers in the area rug and blinds emphasize the beach theme.
There is, however, more than one type of tropical style. The Island Estate Collection draws heavily on the Caribbean for inspiration and is perfect for creating a romantic bedroom. Caribbean-style bedroom furniture gives a touch of the exotic and a little extra pizzazz to the space.
In the islands, the day begins when you wake up, and dusk signals that it is time for recreation and relaxation. A quintessential example of Caribbean furniture, the West Indies Bed gives your space dramatic island flair with its high and low carved bamboo posts and a removable canopy. The tropical bedding and upholstery on the Avalon chair add an air of casual elegance.
All of the Tommy Bahama collections are available with custom fabric options, so you can mix and match styles as well as colors and textures to add an eclectic flair to your tropical room design.
To find the widest selection of Tommy Bahama Home island-style furniture and tropical inspired accessories, visit the Baer’s Furniture showroom near you. Baer’s is committed to providing the lowest prices on name brand furniture. Take advantage of our complimentary design service to create the ultimate tropical retreat.