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Wallpaper with Tropical Flavor: 25 Trendy Ways to Add Greenery and Colorful Zest

Every trend repeats itself in cycles and in the decorating world wallpapers have made a comeback of sorts in the last few years. Wallpapers in neutral hues are always preferred by homeowners as they allow you to add pattern to the room without disturbing the color scheme of the space. But for those who feel a touch more adventurous and love wallpaper with a bit more color can try out wallpaper with tropical flavor. Tropical style wallpaper adds both color and summer spirit to a modern interior and does so with plenty of panache! There are loads of options available and from those with leafy brilliance to ones with jungle-themed motifs; this is a roundup of the very best –

Sofa in light green with orange accent pillows matches the wallpaper beautifully [From: Ana Antunes Homestyling]

With nature-themed patterns making a big splash in recent times, tropical themed wallpapers full of leafy motifs feel both vivacious and trendy. Some are a bit more colorful than others and you can easily add them to an existing space to changes both its vibe and overall theme.

A Leafy Backdrop

Big green leaves in the backdrop are a perfect way to add tropical touch to the interior without changing too many other aspects of the space. Be it giant banana leaves or smaller leaves with a more repetitive fashion, wallpaper with this leafy charm creates an instant focal point that you simply cannot miss. Adding indoor plants ushers in another layer of green to the room and with green accents and accessories you can design a curated and classy interior that feels fresh and modern.

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Light-filled home office with tropical wallpaper [From: Moehl Millwork]
Sliding glass doors for the tropical living room with a brilliant wallpapered backdrop [From: Philip Gorrivan Design]
Spacious dining room full of tropical flavor [From: Martin’s Floor Covering]
Stylish tropical bathroom with colorful wallpaper [From: Cynthia Mason Interiors]
Traditional kitchen in white with tropical wallpaper [From: House of Hackney]
Tropical home bar in wood and a snazzy wallpaper [From: Hickox Williams Architects]
All-white bedroom with a tropical wallpaper headboard [From: Habitaka diseño y decoración]
Fabulous modern bedroom with tropical wallpaper accent wall [From: Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design]

For the Stylish Powder Room

Powder rooms are a place where you can try out any new trend without any trepidation. Try out the tropical-themed wallpaper in the powder room before you embrace the trend and take it into the bedroom or the living room. In the small powder room, walls draped in leafy wallpaper might feel overwhelming when not done right. Lighting is a key element in these tiny spaces and with the right pendant and recessed light, you can highlight the bold wallpaper and other smart metallic accents.

Tropical powder room with an equally vibrant wallpaper [From: Robert’s 21st Century Design]
Wallpaper with beautiful banana leaves for the smart tropical powder room [From: Sandra Fox Interiors]
Bold tropical leaf motifs for the polished powder room [From: Chateau Group USA]
Wallpaper with fish pattern for the powder room [From: Naples Custom Home]

Think Beyond Leafy Patterns

There are wallpapers other than those with leafy motifs to add tropical style to the room and do so with even more cheerful zest and colored brilliance. Some might love the allure of palm trees in the backdrop that bring images of exotic Middle East and beyond while those preferring fun and playful patterns can consider options like the wallpaper in yellow with pineapple prints. Jungle-themed custom wallpapers with great detail and those that rely on sun, sand and surf to add tropical touch to a space provide a refreshing and welcome change from the monotonous trend.

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Double height living room with smart tropical tree motifs [From: JBMP Architecture and Interior Design]
Pineapple motif wallpaper for the white and gray bathroom
Stunning wall mural in the modern living room with tropical style
Tom Dixon pendant lights for the white dining room
Waves in the backdrop bring tropical zest to the bedroom
Dark and tropical wallpaper for the small powder room

Finding an Alternative to Wallpaper

Not fond of wallpaper? Maybe you are looking for other ways to bring in tropical pattern even while creating the same visual impact. Not to worry, as those looking to start off small can try out bedding and accent pillows with flower and leafy patterns combine pillows with different patterns and hues to fashion a more vibrant interior! Wall murals create the same visual effect as wallpaper but allow you to paint a more detailed and varied picture. Instead of repeating a pattern, wall murals tell a story with twists and turns and do so with ease.

Murphy bed in the small niche with wallpapered walls
Vivacious underwater themed bathroom
Wall mural adds to the tropical appeal of the bedroom [From: Amber Rogers Design]
Bedding with tropical motifs for the eclectic modern bedroom [From: Wallpaperdirect UK]
Green and white bedroom with tropical bedroom [From: Dalton Designs / Ron Rosenzweig Photography]

Sherry Nothingam

Sherry is a blogger who loves to live her life to the fullest. She enjoys everything associated with design, décor and stylish modern trends. Born in California, Sherry has grown up on open ranches and in a wild setting, which has defined her taste for design and developed her interest in examining how structures and homes interact with the beauti[...]

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