Longing for a ‘Jungle Cruise’? Try These 5 Tropical Bedroom Trends

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Ladies and gentlemen get ready for the 8th wonder of the world.
Wait for it: THE BACKSIDE OF WATER!

— Skipper Frank, Disney’s Jungle Cruise

You don’t have to book a cruise or an Airbnb in some romantically remote location to experience escape this summer. In fact, this week’s Instagram decor trends are all about extravagance: Think tropical hotel rooms and treehouse getaways. The best part? These looks are all easy to replicate.

So before you blow your vacation budget, check out these trends. After all, what could be better than vacationing all year long, in your own bedroom? Here are five exotic looks to try on for size in your space this weekend.

1. Scandi-Inspired Seating

Scandinavian designs are always gorgeous, but this natural, woven seating from @domnamazowszu takes things to the next level.

“Scandi-inspired seating is very popular, and it adds a lot of character,” says decor blogger and influencer Maria Juvakka. “These swinging chairs scream natural and free, and emulate the true hippie spirit. The innocence of swinging when you were a kid has now been brought into your bedroom as a reading corner.”

Get the look: Give your bedroom that wild and free look with this hanging rattan chair.

2. Mint Green Bedding

If you’re looking to freshen up your bedroom linens, look no further than this minty-fresh set featured by @zaydcollective_homewares.

“This neo-mint interior trend is perfect for bedsheets,” says designer Sylvia James, of HomeHow. “The color is so popular that it’s been coined the ‘color of the future,’ representing the harmonizing between science, nature, and technology. For the ultimate earthy feel to your room, pair it with oak and pastel furniture.”

Get the look: Shop these flax linen sheets to get some earthy harmony in your space.

3. Draping Greenery

Nothing embodies tropical getaway quite like actual greenery artfully hanging around a space, and @bohemian_heaven seems to have found just the right balance of lush drapery in this trending bedroom look.

“Trailing indoor plants provide a stunning way to bring the outside in, no matter the season,” says James. “Perfect for smaller apartments, which may not have the space for a large indoor plant, draping greenery allows for an arrangement with little to no upkeep.” For the bedroom, opt for fern or fragrant eucalyptus.

Get the look: Browse your local nursery to find the perfect plants for your bedroom oasis.

4. Boho-Bold Shag Rug

Another easy way to bring those effortless vacation vibes into your bedroom? With a fun boho-shag rug like this one from @elramlahamranl.

“Rugs are very much in now, and while you’re connecting with nature and your inner hippie, adding a boho-bold rug is the perfect next step,” says Juvakka. “Our parents ripped up the carpets fearing asthma, but we still seek the comfort of rugs. They’re easy to clean and also easily moved around to complement your current home decor.”

Get the look: Shop this Wonderland tribal rug to bring those boho-chic vibes into your space.

5. Exotic Alcove Mural

We saved the best for last with this elaborate alcove mural from @beaandcostyle, and if you’re in the mood for a little DIY art, then this might be just the thing.

“Who says you need to fly to the other side of the world to experience something exotic?” asks Juvakka. “If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s to bring experiences home. The fact that the mural is in an alcove makes you truly believe that you are stepping into another land.”

Get the look: Juvakka suggests reaching out to artists in your friend circles or your community. Or, if you don’t mind a less professional look, invite some creatively inclined friends over for a mural painting party.

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