Inspiration post: jungle trend

May 4th, 2015 by Harry

Afte an exhausting bank holiday weekend trawling through antiques markets, I couldn’t help but notice a growing trend. Leafy greens and tropical prints are everywhere, on curtains, in windows, upholstered onto stools or even as a table cloth.

The jungle trend is now firmly upon us and at a great time too – there’s nothing better than cooling off in the shade of a leafy garden while relaxing on a hot spring day.

Here are a few ideas to inspire you to incorporate the jungle trend into your home…

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In the living room…

It doesn’t take much to turn your space into a tropical retreat, and adding a few statement, leafy plants is a great way of incorporating it into your home without having to commit too much. I love the idea of adding touches of bright, tropical colours like the splashes of yellow in this space to add a sense of the exotic.

Jungle living room

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In a print…

This green jungle fabric is from Sanderson, Voyage of Discovery from their collection for Living Colour. I love it teamed up with this teal green feature wall and the gorgeous tropical painting rounds it all off. Add bamboo matting to finish off the look.

Sanderso junle print

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In the conservatory…

Filling your conservatory with tropical plants ia  lovely way of creating a jungle retreat in your home. This is an ideal look for summer as you can relax here with a cool glass of lemonade to escape from the heat outside. Team with this beautiful pink velvet fabric to add a sultry touch to the space.

Jungle conservatory

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On a feature wall…

Bethany Linz is an artist who was previously trained in fine art but who has turned her hand to textile design. I absolutely love her new British India textile collection, created in collaboration with Sparkk. The bright, leafy green designs are gorgeous and fresh and will bring a splash of the tropics into your home in no time.

Tropical wallpaper

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