Turn Your Basement Into a Tropical Retreat

Have a look at your basement and ask yourself if it's used to its best potential. Could it be merely a storage space for the old furniture and boxes of stuff you never use or possibly you're deploying it as a spot to store seasonal items and things you don't know what to do with? What about creating a place in your basement with a tropical theme complete with a tiki bar where you could entertain family and friends in your own tropical retreat. It's easier than you believe to obtain the look you want. With only a little imagination and the right accessories your boring basement will look amazing!

You do not have to settle for a basement no-one uses because it'd cost a lot to renovate. It can be achieved for way less than you would imagine if you acacia poles. You want your tropical oasis to become a fun and relaxing space you look forward to spending amount of time in not a 5 star hotel lobby. Take your time and add lots of top quality tropical accessories to create new life into a classic space.

Start with creating free standing moveable partition walls to section off a place of your basement for storage if you want somewhere to put your upstairs overflow of issues you can't part with. Everything will undoubtedly be out of sight and out of mind plus you can easily reconfigure how big this area in the future. Cover walls and these moveable partitions with a grass cloth wall covering and use bamboo poles to outline the partitions to give them a beachy theme. Add vintage Hawaiiana hand carved wooden signs and Polynesian Oceanic art to your basement walls to inspire the Aloha spirit.

A tiki bar may be the focus of your basement and the gathering place for future parties and family gatherings. You can give it the look of a tiki hut by incorporating bamboo poles, grass cloth wall covering and thatched roofing. Display lots of glasses and barware that have a tiki theme. If your basement ceiling height permits add palm inspired ceiling fans for an additional tropical appeal. Include wicker furniture with tropical accent throw pillows that feature swaying palms, coral sealife, orchids or a nautical theme.

If you really wish to have an impressive tropical retreat then add 20 inch high hand carved premium tiki totems produced from monkey pod wood to your basement oasis. Now include traditional Hawaii Museum Replica statues produced from Acacia Koa wood along with some sealife carvings of turtles or octopus. Don't forget small details like palm tree, sealife or beach themed switchplates. Remove anything that may eliminate from your tropical theme.

With only a little thought and some very nice suggestions you can have the right place to escape to after a long trip to work. Turn on some Hawaiian music, pour yourself a mai tai and relax is likely to piece of paradise. All things considered is said and done there are no planes to catch, expensive hotel bills to pay or crowds to fight. Your tropical retreat is downstairs!


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