Get tropical this summer – tropical colours/prints are set to be big in 2015


The sun is shining and after some pretty awful weather recently, we are well on our way to summer. A perfect trend to look at which fully encompasses the approach of the great British summertime is tropical colours and prints.

Many designers, suppliers of decorating materials, and homeware retailers have jumped on this trend so you can get everything that you need to create paradise in your own home.

So what’s so great about using tropical colours and prints in your home?

  1. They are bright and bold

Tropical prints and colours are bold which makes them perfect if you love bright colours or large prints. If used in the right way, they can make a fantastic statement in your home and can be used in any room in the house, this is truly a versatile look.

Great base colours to look at include Phthalo Green, Marigold, and Leather, all from Little Greene. If you need help selecting the colours and paints for your tropical theme, we are always happy to help. Just give us a call on 01664 851 502.

  1. They make fantastic feature walls

Nothing makes a better feature wall than a bold tropical print, it’s a great way to draw the eye and works well with lighter colours on the other walls. There is an amazing amount of choice when it comes to wallpapers so your taste is bound to have been catered for. Some of our favourites include Manila, Paradise, and Montserrat Tropical

  1. They can make any room look sunny and warm

tropicalWhether it’s through the use of bright tropical colours or creating a feature wall using large prints, tropical décor can make any room, no matter what size or how dark, look warm, sunny, and inviting. (image found here.




  1. There are so many décor options so there is bound to be something that fits with your individual style

You would think that the range of tropical colours and prints that are available would be fairly narrow. The truth is that there are so many options out there, from bold bright prints, florals, and tropical birds, to pinks, greens, yellows, and darker designs for those who are not quite so fond of bright colours. There is something for you, no matter what your taste.

To discuss how you can welcome tropical prints and colours into your home this summer, contact the team today on 01664 851 502. Alternatively complete our online contact form and we’ll get back to you ASAP.