Close Menu
Account & Tools My Account Chat Call Us Find a Store Wish List Wedding Registry Check Delivery
Back to Main Menu {{category.Name}}
MENU
Your Zip Code: 06828
Not your zip code? Update
Please Re-enter Your Zip Code
Your Nearest Stores
Milford - Milford Clearance Center 1799 Boston Post Road Milford, CT 06460
Directions 10.0 miles
Orange - Milford - Orange 538 Boston Post Road Orange, CT 06477
Directions 12.6 miles
Norwalk - Norwalk 641 Connecticut Ave Norwalk, CT 06854
Directions 12.8 miles
Home :: Design Center :: Articles :: Design :: Fresh Start :: The Tropics
Fresh Start
was featured in
Clean Slate

March & April 2013

Share

Fresh Start

The Tropics
The Wooded NortheastEnglish Gardens

Our Inspiration: The Tropics

Spring signals regrowth, renewal and rebirth. It's also the ideal time of year to wipe the slate clean and start thinking of new ways to enliven your home. In this special springtime issue, we're taking you on a tour of three unique regions and using the natural surroundings each is most known for as fresh design inspiration. From organic colors, textures, fabrics and wood tones, these decorating ideas are borrowed from Mother Nature who just never seems to get it wrong.
We suspect living in a tropical locale is, more or less, "beachy" keen. But your take on the tropics doesn't need to be quite so literal.

Calm Seas Ahead

Even if you've never had the pleasure of experiencing the sun and sand of the tropics, there is still much design inspiration to soak up from this warm, all-too-relaxing region. The key to re-imagining your home as a tropical oasis is to select elements that are indigenous to the region but not too overt. For instance, our palm-tree-inspired area rug and framed artwork, while relevant, aren't saturated in color.
Similarly, the monstera-leaf-inspired rug sets the let's-keep-things-casual vibe. Consider this our subtle, subdued take on typical tropical living.
NEXT:
The Wooded Northeast »
BROWSE ARTICLES
All Articles
Related Furniture
Current Sale Details
Casual? Contemporary? Traditional? Transitional?
Design Center - Find Your Style
Using your room
measurements and
our furniture drawings,
you can start planning
your space today.
Design Center - Interactive Room Planner

© 2000 - 2019 Raymour & Flanigan Furniture|Mattresses®

VIP Customer Club!