Archive | April 2015

Emulate Carefree Island Living with Tropical Home Decor

Now that the sun-kissed spring is in bloom and warmer temperatures are on the way, you might be craving a suitable update to your home decor. Even the occasional bout of intense rainfall might inspire you to bring some island cheer to your surroundings. Tropical decor marries the comforts of home with the exotic appeal of a far-flung vacation destination. Nestle into your own tropical hideaway, and envision fragrant blossoms in full glory and swaying palm fronds undulating in the breeze.

Tropical bedding will fill your cozy suite with the wonders of island living. What better way to cultivate a breezy ambience than with a bed ensemble from Tommy Bahama Home®? The Tropical Lily Comforter Set hosts lush bouquets of tropical foliage on a sunny goldenrod ground. Coordinating accessories with complementary patterns will give your bed an inviting, layered look.

Tropical Lily Comforter Set Goldenrod

Even laid-back bungalows need a little storage space, so let the Tropical Palm Tree Storage Cabinet keep your items easily accessible. This handcrafted wooden furnishing will fit right in with your tropical decor and features trim meant to resemble bamboo. A drawer and cabinet provide storage space, while handpainted leaves and openwork palm trees exude tropical flair.

Tropical Storage Cabinet Honey Maple

When you’re decorating in the tropical style, don’t forget a super-soft landing place for those bare feet. The Sarasota Tropical Leaf Area Rugs feature an outer border of exotic fronds. From Mohawk, a leader in the floor industry worldwide, these quality rugs are as durable as they are beautiful. Enjoy lounging about in your tropical haven with the peace of mind that these rugs will permanently resist stains, spills, crushing, and matting. These USA-made tropical rugs feature DuPont™ Sorona® fibers spun into SmartStrand® fibers.

Sarasota Rectangle Rug

Complete your equatorial atmosphere with a stunning tropical wall art piece. Seek out wall artworks that capture the essence of tropical life, from palm trees and fronds to jewel-toned birds. Designed by JasonW Studios®, the Key West Palms Wall Sculpture features magnificent, handcrafted metal fronds that are hand-finished for a dazzling effect.

Key West Palms Wall Sculpt

It’s Essential! Wine Storage Must-Haves

Do your favorite spring celebrations include wine fests and wine tasting events? Let them serve as inspiration to stock up on wine storage essentials, including wine bottle racks, stemware racks, and wine cork holders.

Does it feel like your wine collection is growing but the space you have to store it in is shrinking? Solve your wine storage woes with the Milan Wine Rack. This compact, metal and wooden wine rack will hold up to 21 bottles in its charming, scroll-embellished housing. If you’re all thumbs when it comes to assembly, don’t fret; this wine bottle rack comes fully assembled!

Milan Wine Rack

If you’d rather make use of wall space to display your fine wines, the Merlot Vertical Wall Wine Rack will do nicely. With it, your wine will wait to be plucked like rich fruit from the vine. Nestle your wine bottles among acrylic burgundy grapes, ready to catch the light, and shimmering leaves. Each rack will hold four bottles; purchase two or more racks to create your own vineyard of glorious grapevines.

Merlot Wall Wine Holder

No wine connoisseur would be without stemware, but where to store it? Winemakers and vino enthusiasts alike will be delighted by the Time for Wine Wall Stemware Rack. This wooden wall accent will conveniently hold at least 12 of your wine glasses, all while adding levity to your decor with its screen-printed saying.

Time for Wine Wall Stemware Rack Weathered Black

If you or your wine-loving significant other is a bit sentimental, you’ll love adding corks to the Wine Glass Cork Cage®. This handcrafted metal cork holder is cleverly shaped like an oversized wine glass and embellished with colored glass spheres. Just drop your wine cork through the hole in the top, or lift the hinged lid to remove your collection of wine corks.

Wine Glass Cork Cage(R) Brown

Step Forward! Doormats and Outdoor Mats for Your Entryway

Your outdoor entryway is one area of the home that’s sure to get plenty of traffic, yet it’s easy to neglect it. If your existing outdoor mat is looking a little frazzled, or if you have no doormat at all, it might be time to step up your decorating efforts. Beautify the entrance to your home with the help of outdoor mats and stair treads.

Coconut fiber mats give your outdoor entryway a touch of nature, all while providing a textured surface to scrape mud, slush, and dirt from your shoes. If you’re trying to cut down on the dirt tracked into your home, a fibrous coir mat is a great place to start!

Sundance Outdoor Slice Mat Beige

Monogrammed outdoor mats are a simple way to make your entryway your own. These personalized outdoor mats feature your family initial accompanied by simple pattern or design. A monogram mat also makes a unique housewarming gift, one that will get plenty of use.

Double Border Outdoor Mat Green

Recycled rubber outdoor mats typically feature a molded construction and a heat-transferred design. These charming doormats will remind you of a pebble-bottomed stream or a quaint cobbled road. Get ready for compliments from your guests, who will certainly take note of your elegant entryway mat.

If you have steps leading to your entrance, don’t forget outdoor stair treads to increase traction and aesthetic appeal. Select stair treads that complement the design of your outdoor mat for an attractive entryway area.

Patio Stone Stair Tread Patio Stone Doormat  111 x 211

Tuscany II Slice Doormat Moss 35 x 23 Tuscany II Stair Treads Moss 35 x 9