Tropical Trends for Summer Home Decor

Tropical Trends for Summer Home Decor

The weather’s getting hotter, and you’ll naturally want to prepare your home decor for summer as soon as possible. Begin by varnishing wood furniture, dusting off your Tiki torches and pulling colorful accessories from your garage or attic. As you do so, you may realize you’re missing a few essential items. If you wish to follow this summer’s style guide for tropical-themed decorations and design, read on for the most popular and pervasive trends.

Transform your home or business into an oasis by gathering one or two — or all — of them and enjoy summer in paradise. You won’t even have to board a plane!
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Advantages of Using Bamboo in Your Home Garden

Advantages of Using Bamboo in Your Home Garden

Whether you’re just starting to design your home garden or looking for something special to make your garden stand out, bamboo may be the answer. Whether it be a statement piece like a bamboo fence or the subtle addition of a bamboo hanging planter, this versatile material can take your home garden’s design to the next level.

The advantages of designing your home garden with bamboo products don’t stop at aesthetics. Bamboo is trendy, affordable, sustainable and eco-friendly, so it’s something you can feel good about adding to your garden. In this guide, we’ll discuss what the advantages of using bamboo products in your home garden are, how you can bring bamboo into your home garden design through easy DIY projects and what kind of bamboo to get started with.
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How to Bring Paradise to Your Home


Even if you’re the type of traveler that prints out itemized packing lists and detailed daily resort itineraries, you can’t account for every situation when booking flights and hotel rooms.

Unfortunately, circumstances beyond your control can postpone or cancel your vacation plans. It’s tough to stay home when all you can think about is the beach-side resort you booked months ago.

While you can’t predict what life might throw your way, there’s no reason you can’t make the best of your time at home. If you were going to take the week off of work anyway, you might as well spend that vacation time making your home as relaxing as possible.

What could be better than the relaxation of paradise paired with all the comforts of home?

No matter how stressful life becomes, if you make your backyard or home its own paradise, you’ll always have a spot to lounge and drink piña coladas — even if they aren’t out of coconuts.

Here are some ideas on how you can replicate your tropical vacation without ever leaving home.

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Staycation Ideas: Why Travel or Fly When You Can Stay Home and Bring the Oasis to You?

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Vacations give you a chance to unwind and forget about the stress and anxiety surrounding your everyday life. However, traveling for a vacation is not always possible. But just because you’re staying put, you can still relax and unwind with your very own staycation.

A staycation doesn’t mean you have to stay in your bathrobe all day eating cereal and watching Netflix — unless that sounds like your personal paradise. For those who love the glitz and glamour of a tropical vacation, there are tons of ways to bring the oasis to you. Here are some things to do on a staycation to make it feel

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Care & Maintenance Tips For Your Thatch Umbrella

Thatch umbrellas are beautiful, exotic fixtures that transform any place into a tropical paradise. They’re also eco-friendly, easy to install and long-lasting. However, to keep your thatch umbrella looking and performing its best throughout its life, you’ll need to perform a few simple maintenance tasks from time to time. In this article, we’ll cover the types of thatch commonly used for thatch umbrellas and what type of upkeep you can expect to do for each.

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How To Make Bamboo Walls

How to Make Bamboo Walls

Looking for a way to add a unique look to a structure you are planning to build in your yard? Adding bamboo instead of wood offers a unique and fresh element to your home. You can also use bamboo products to bring natural beauty to the interior design of your home, using our various bamboo wall ideas as your guide.

Bamboo walls add a decorative accent to your interior and exterior walls. Whether you are redesigning your patio or adding an accent wall to your bedroom, bamboo is a great option for you. We’ll show you how to have fun designing your DIY bamboo wall.

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Eco-Friendly Benefits of Building With Bamboo

Eco-Friendly Building With Bamboo

Bamboo has a myriad of uses for sustainable, eco-friendly building. Whether you want to construct tiki huts or bars, bamboo is a sturdy, outdoor wood option that will last. Unlike other forms of wood, bamboo has a low weight and sturdy structure. It proliferates, making it an ideal sustainable building product. Discover more about the ways bamboo benefits the environment and how you can make it your wood of choice.

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Which Type of Tropical Matting Is Best for Me?

Types of Tropical Matting

You want to add texture and a tropical feel to a space, but maybe you don’t know how. You could add bamboo furniture or other products, but what if you want to enhance walls, ceilings and other surfaces? Tropical matting is your answer.

From natural to synthetic, there are plenty of types of tropical matting to choose from in your search. We’ll help you decide which type of tropical matting is best for you, along with some ideas on where to use it and the benefits. Not sure what tropical matting is exactly? We’ve got that covered, too.
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History of Bamboo and Its Usage

Bamboo History and Usage

Bamboo is a beautiful building material that’s appearing in more buildings and homes. You’ll find sustainable flooring options, island-inspired furniture, rustic decorations and more when you look for bamboo products. Cultures have used bamboo for countless purposes for centuries. Some of those innovative bamboo applications inspired how we use the material today. If you’ve ever wondered how bamboo usage developed into what it is today, read on for the intriguing history of bamboo.
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