Trying to achieve the tropical, coastal look that's popular on Pinterest? Plants are key. Try sourcing a range of plants that will grow well indoors. Ask your local garden centre for advice; let them know where the natural light source will be and what size plant you need.
Use different wood tones together. Try adding wooden furniture with different textures. This picture guide will help.
Mix it up with potted plants and cut stem. Try popping in a couple of palm fronds into a large glass vessel of water, and bird-of-paradise leaves. Pick from this list of air-purifying plants.
Bring the ocean in with accessories like a shell necklace on display, natural sea sponge, and even a shell planter or shell-covered lampshade. For a coastal-inspired dinner setting, watch this tutorial.
Add bamboo mats in the bathroom for both style and practicality. It has a good waterproof surface and is tre chic! How about bamboo roller blinds, too?
Text by www.bauersyndication.com.au with additional reporting by Seah Pei Jun from Women's Weekly Singapore.